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Offline davel

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Test of signature
« on: August 28, 2013, 09:20:41 am »
I want to see if my signature automatically appears in the "Preview" version.

Ah ha - it doesn't! I had expected that it would, it seems to me that the previous version used for this forum did indeed show the signature in the "preview" pane.
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Re: Test of signature
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2013, 12:37:40 pm »
Yes - it is different: but, I think, better. It is certainly easier for the admin and the support forums are superb.
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Re: Test of signature
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2013, 12:48:44 pm »
Different indeed! But I'm getting used to it (even liking the orange). And that "show unread posts since last visit" tab is a great time saver.  ;D

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Re: Test of signature
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2013, 08:44:22 am »
Now that I am used to it, I like it, too. It could use a "Like" button, but I suppose a smiley face will do!  :)
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Re: Test of signature
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2015, 08:00:48 pm »
Test   :o

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Re: Test of signature
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2015, 11:20:06 am »
Sadly you can't test a signature on these forums, once you upload it it appears on every one of your posts, not just new ones.
 
There is a difference in posting a big picture or even several in a topic where they only open if you open that topic and posting one in your signature where it is opened on every topic you have ever or will ever post to. Folks on limited data budgets can avoid the topics with big pictures after the first time, it is impossible to avoid every topic someone with a big picture in their profile has posted to.
 
For really huge pictures it is much kinder to post links to them with a note that they are big, that saves folks from getting a surprise.
 
I'd suggest that if you have a picture on a specific subject/topic just post it in the topic after reducing it (via crop and resize plus a moderate JPG compression level) to a reasonable size or post a link to it that the forum can reduce to a thumbnail. If you have a picture of your rig like some folks are using in their signature put it in your profile, put links to your on-line photo album there too if you want.   
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