Forum theme

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What style should we use for the forums?

Absolution (current style)
3
15%
ForumUS
0
No votes
Milk
12
60%
Other (please specify in comments; must be phpBB 3.2 compatible)
5
25%
 
Total votes: 20
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Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:01 pm

 Any update on theme status?
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Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:26 pm

AssumedPseudonym wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:01 pm
 Any update on theme status?
Sorry, it's fallen a bit in priority relative to other things. I'll definitely get to it.

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Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:16 am

Obviously I am always the last to know ...
Just found the post and by the time I remembered anything about the websites I used to tinker with ...the page got long.

however, I do believe that if our community is turned loose on the subject they can find a way to edit the css better.

until then this is offered by the website I found
( apologies about the image : new moderator in IMGSRC, went totally by the book, killed my album of screen shots : I will put one up on photobucket)
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https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/style/ne_blackgreen/
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/styl ... n/demo/3.2
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Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:51 am

 Yep, that’s the one that WTVD0 suggested earlier in the thread. And I’m still in favor of it.
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:17 am

That last is really clean & shows off the board style very nicely IMO! ..provided the buggy menu issues with Digi aren't carried over, ofc (although they may become less obtrusive) ;)
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:54 pm

that's a nice one !

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Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:19 pm

Sorry, but I have to object to a bright green on black. I've used other forums that tried it and it strains my eyes quite badly.
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Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:53 pm

Shrike wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:19 pm
Sorry, but I have to object to a bright green on black. I've used other forums that tried it and it strains my eyes quite badly.
Shouldn't be too difficult to tone the #bright' green down a bit tho..
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Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:56 pm

snafu wrote:
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:53 pm
Shrike wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:19 pm
Sorry, but I have to object to a bright green on black. I've used other forums that tried it and it strains my eyes quite badly.
Shouldn't be too difficult to tone the #bright' green down a bit tho..
That just makes it hard to read.

Besides, the vote's pretty much wound up in favour of the 'milk' theme. We just need George to implement it and see how it goes.
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Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:00 am

Fairynuff.. it's not as if I'm here regularly after all ;)
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Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:27 am

Well, if you can tolerate a light background, prosilver is still working, and more compact.

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Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:34 am

Prosilver looks adequate, but I really prefer a dark/neutral background to avoid eyestrain
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Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:10 am

Looks like the forum theme suddenly changed to Milk v2. Not sure if the dark-text-on-slightly-darker-background is intentional but it can be difficult to read.

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New forum theme has been set. Please let us know if there are any issues.
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