Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Avatar and Personal info position

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    423

    Default Avatar and Personal info position

    Hey all,

    This is just an aesthetic suggestion, but is there anyway to change the position of the avatar and the user information, such as post count, location, etc., in a post or thread? It's not a problem per-say, but it makes a thread or topic larger and can sometimes be hard to read with a name, then the post, rather than the name, avatar and user information being next to the post, as in the case of an IPB board. My other suggestion to go along with this would be to make this an option in the User Control Panel, rather than change it for everyone. I know some may want to keep the post format as is, so I thought it would be a good idea (if the format suggestion takes well) to give the option of having the original or the side-by-side format. If my suggestion is too confusing, this is what the IPB version looks like visually:

    Code:
    =======================+=====================================================================
              Avatar       |  Post Body
               Name        |
            Post Count     |
                           |
                           |
                           |
                           |
                           |
                           |

    Hope you like the idea!

    Folding@Home
    Help save lives with Folding@Home

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Texas, USA
    Posts
    27

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    I agree with this suggestion.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Utah, USA, Earth, Milky Way
    Posts
    7,513
    Blog Entries
    3

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    Thanks for the suggestion. We're going to be working through some other template issues in the near future so we'll keep that in mind.
    My computer always used to beat me at chess, but it is no match for me since I changed the competition to kick boxing

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    423

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    Okay. Thanks for the consideration!

    Folding@Home
    Help save lives with Folding@Home

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    1,125

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    Quote Originally Posted by SemiLucid View Post
    I agree with this suggestion.
    Me, too.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Bowling Green, KY
    Posts
    157

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    Yeah, definitely. Thanks for the consideration. I too would love to see this feature. From my past experience with vBulletin, I think there is an option in the admin CP to allow users to choose to have it at the side. However, since another administrator managed the skins, I'm not sure if the skins needed tweaking for the feauture to work.
    lysdestic@suseforums:~>make install --not-war

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Utah, USA, Earth, Milky Way
    Posts
    7,513
    Blog Entries
    3

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    From my past experience with vBulletin, I think there is an option in the admin CP to allow users to choose to have it at the side
    You can actually do almost anything you want. It comes down to how much customization you want to do, which can be problematic as each style is made up of a bunch of different files and each one that is customized has to be manually updated each time there is a vB update since vB doesn't want to stomp on any customizations.
    My computer always used to beat me at chess, but it is no match for me since I changed the competition to kick boxing

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    192.168.1.124
    Posts
    9

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    i'm agree 133%. current forum is really hard to read.

    about avatar-personal-info position, instead in the left, why don't try to put it on the right.
    So, user can concentrate on the text/message/problem first.

    and try to use different color between user-info with message body column.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Earth - Denmark
    Posts
    10,730

    Default Re: Avatar and Personal info position

    > ... current forum is really hard to read ... concentrate on the
    > text/message/problem first.


    you sound like one who would appreciate the ability to see _only_ the meat of
    the issue--the text..

    you ought to give reading/participating via NNTP a whirl..

    --
    DenverD (Linux Counter 282315)
    A Texan in Denmark

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •