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Tug Fanatic

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Re: Forum News, Announcements, Updates, Errors, etc.....
« Reply #1250 on: July 16, 2019, 02:41:00 PM »

When I post to the forum - or send a private message - I loose the line spacing. If I have just hit return it adds the new line to the old one, a single space becomes directly underneath and if I want any gap at all I have to double "return". Why?

Example:

Message 1Message 2 single return
Message 3 Double return
Compare the above to the attached screen grab image to see what I mean.

I do not have the same problem anywhere else,
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« Reply #1251 on: July 16, 2019, 03:19:50 PM »

A single return as standard acts just like a typewriter, it steps one line to start the new one.  (presses enter once)
A double return gives two lines. (presses enter twice)


Like that. 
Much depends on local settings, and how the application being used responds to those settings.  A local setting to give a double space will appear to put more room between one line and the next, but might be ignored by an application (like the word processor used on a website message page) and treated as a "standard" causing you to lose your local settings.  Some PCs might insert a line feed (or carriage return, or new line) after so any characters, giving the impression of having been typed on a Commodore PET.
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« Reply #1252 on: July 16, 2019, 03:41:17 PM »

The Mayhem application does act like this with some web browsers, I get it with Firefox. I have found the solution in my case is to click on the red 'A' button at the right hand end of the options above the row of emoticons before typing any text.

The CR/LF then behaves as it should.

Colin
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« Reply #1253 on: July 16, 2019, 03:53:08 PM »

The Mayhem application does act like this with some web browsers, I get it with Firefox. I have found the solution in my case is to click on the red 'A' button at the right hand end of the options above the row of emoticons before typing any text.

The CR/LF then behaves as it should.

Colin



Thank you. Yes I use Firefox.
A pressed & Single return so this should be on a new line.
Fingers crossed.

Edit: Success  :-))
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« Reply #1254 on: July 16, 2019, 07:52:38 PM »

The Mayhem application does act like this with some web browsers, I get it with Firefox. I have found the solution in my case is to click on the red 'A' button at the right hand end of the options above the row of emoticons before typing any text.

The CR/LF then behaves as it should.

Colin
Thankyou for that tip Colin, the line spacing issue with Firefox has 'foxed' me (until now).  {-) .

All sussed now.  :-)) :-))
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« Reply #1255 on: July 16, 2019, 08:23:40 PM »

It's been dogging me forever.  So what does the "A" view mean?  Also Martin said how to post youtube direct to posts and it shows differently whether "A" is selected or not -but how do you do it when the forum keeps changes the words in the link you post?  I changed the draft and previewed script exactly to what Martin shows, but the eventual post shows something different!
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« Reply #1256 on: July 25, 2019, 02:38:41 PM »


 Our mate Klunk has volunteered to be a Moderator for Mayhem.

  Many Thanks.... easy job !    {-) {-) {-)

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« Reply #1257 on: July 25, 2019, 03:42:28 PM »

thanks martin....thought we were going to keep it quiet! but I will still buy you a pastie!
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« Reply #1258 on: July 25, 2019, 08:07:15 PM »

Favouritism.


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« Reply #1259 on: July 25, 2019, 08:19:20 PM »

thanks martin....thought we were going to keep it quiet! but I will still buy you a pastie!
Uh, think he should be buying you a pasties !!

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« Reply #1260 on: July 25, 2019, 10:31:11 PM »

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« Reply #1261 on: July 25, 2019, 11:15:30 PM »

he did that last year at Warwick !
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« Reply #1262 on: August 03, 2019, 05:44:16 PM »

Out of curiosity are we being hacked at the moment?


The number of guests doing unknown actions and looking at the same topic at the same time is a bit weird.
Weve even had over 600 people looking at the forum today which is almost triple the usual number of hits.
Just thought Id ask if were having a problem or not.
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« Reply #1263 on: August 16, 2019, 01:41:17 PM »

Why do I have to sign in now when Ive ticked the box to stay logged in? Also top and bottom headers have turned black.
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« Reply #1264 on: August 16, 2019, 03:34:42 PM »

Not on mine
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« Reply #1265 on: August 16, 2019, 05:47:23 PM »

Why do I have to sign in now when Ive ticked the box to stay logged in? Also top and bottom headers have turned black.
Jerry.

Try clearing your browser cache..... and do a maleware scan....  {:-{
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« Reply #1266 on: August 16, 2019, 07:21:31 PM »

Bingo! Thanks Martin.
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