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New style for the SHP forums

Post by Collector » Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:39 pm

I have been working on developing a new style for the SHP forums. I am trying to make it in keeping with the main SHP site. It is functional, but is not quite ready, so I have not set it as the default style. If you want to get a preview of it or even start using it, go to your User Control Panel to set your style to SHP.
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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by AndreaDraco » Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:52 pm

I have to get used to it, but - so far - I'm liking it! :D
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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by misslilo » Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:53 pm

I like it... it's bright and easy for the eyes. The colors are cool :)

My only complaint is the width of the board. Not quite as wide as I'd like it to be. Means too much scrolling up and down on the index.. :oops:
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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by AndreaDraco » Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:54 pm

I agree with Misslilo and I add also that the "X", "Y", "A" are not my favorite signals for new posts/no new posts/etc. :D

But the general look is indeed good and less stressing for the eyes ;)
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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by Collector » Mon Oct 20, 2008 2:07 pm

The graphics are what I want to change the most. I would like to have it wider, myself. I still need to tweak the CSS more. It will be a while before it is ready, since I will not be able to work much more on it until the weekend.
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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by Tawmis » Mon Oct 20, 2008 2:17 pm

Since the graphics are what you want to change - have you considered sort of using what BLACK PEARL does? Use the Sierra Logo. Gold for no new messages, read for new messages.

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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by Taryn » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:15 pm

Am I the only one who actually prefers light text on dark backgrounds? I switched back to the old style for my account (well, I think it's the old style).

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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by Tawmis » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:35 pm

It's slightly easier on the eyes with The Black Pearl.

This probably just needs a little more tweaks for ease of reading.

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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by the_doctor » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:48 pm

It is a little bit on the bright side ... :shock:

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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by Tawmis » Fri Oct 24, 2008 12:44 pm

I am more used to it today... not sure if you made more tweaks? Doesn't seem as white? I think you made the border around it grey? It helps.

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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by Tinuviel » Fri Oct 24, 2008 3:42 pm

I liked the darker version (black pearl) myself.

I think I just have a white aversion.

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Re: New style for the SHP forums

Post by Collector » Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:17 pm

Anyone that likes Black Pearl can set it back their User Control Panel.
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