[RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by TuxWiz » Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:00 pm

Greetings,

After further testing, I see that the "1" is pagination. I just didn't expect to see that in a shoutbox. ;)

I was able to limit the number of smilies displayed by limiting the loop with a counter. I'm still wondering if there is a way to show all the smilies in a pop-up, such as I do with the "more smilies" option mod.

Still having the "No Messages" issue when using a plain IMG tag. :( I also had to exclude a bevy of other phpBB code tags to avoid the same issue with those. You just never know what someone might enter and I don't want the SB to break when that happens.

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by TuxWiz » Mon Jul 02, 2007 12:45 am

Greetings,

After more testing, there appears to be a FireFox issue with the Smilies button.

In Firefox 2.0.0.4, the smilies overlay the text below the shoutbox, rather than expand the shoutbox to contain the smilies, as does IE, Opera and Konqueror.

In Firefox..
Image

In IE, Opera and Konqueror..
Image

At least 50% of my members use Firefox and I suspect that's the case with most sites.

Anyone have any suggestions on where I may look to try to solve this issue?

This MOD is very good and has real potential to be the best SB available for phpBB.

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by TuxWiz » Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:23 pm

So is anyone actually testing this MOD?

I've been through all 17 pages and I can't find a single instance of a demo board or test to look at, not even from the author. I'm wondering if anyone else is experiencing the same issues that I am experiencing.

I realize that no one here owns me anything, but Is there any support for this mod or has it been abandoned?

I feel like I'm just spinning my wheels here. :|

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by Paul » Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:07 pm

there is a demo link in the startpost. Iam currently really busy, and hast time to reply yet ;)
For the smilies, you need to change the query to include a limit.
For the img tag, you xml is malformed possible after that.
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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by TuxWiz » Mon Jul 02, 2007 6:52 pm

paul999 wrote:there is a demo link in the startpost. Iam currently really busy, and hast time to reply yet ;)
Thank you for responding. I understand being busy. ;)

The demo doesn't work. I get this error.

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phpBB : Critical Error

Error doing DB query userdata row fetch
paul999 wrote:For the smilies, you need to change the query to include a limit.
I included a limit on the query but that is not really the problem with Firefox. I think it has to do with innerhtml but I'm not sure. In Firefox 2.0.0.4, even a display message pushes everything down and overwrites what is on the screen, instead of expanding the shoutbox as it should (see below).

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Instead of the shoutbox expanding, it it just being overwritten. You can see this anomaly really well with smilies.

Thanks for your time!!

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by TuxWiz » Tue Jul 03, 2007 10:32 pm

The underline doesn't work. Here is the XML generated

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<posts>

	<row_color></row_color>

	<row_class>row2</row_class>

		<shout_text><span style="text-decoration: underline">test</span></shout_text>

	<shout_id>247</shout_id>

	<shout_user_id>4</shout_user_id>

	<shout_time>Tue 18:15</shout_time>

	<shout_ip>68.159.99.250</shout_ip>

	<username>user</username>

</posts>
I don't see a problem here. Any ideas?

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by Paul » Wed Jul 04, 2007 8:51 am

Thats a known bug.
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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by raygene » Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:33 pm

Hi Paul,

I was just wondering how much resources (server load and bandwdth) this would take there were numerous people (let's say 50) using the Shoutbox at the same time. I'm on a shared host and wouldn't want to get kicked out.

Also, in the install file, it says "You can place this shoutbox eveywhere on the forum, the only thing you has to do is editing the correct tpl file, with the changes that are normally done for index_body.tpl.". does it mean that it would be possible to create a basic TPL file with the proper code inserted and make the shoutbox open in a new window?

BTW, I know you're busy but is RC4 in the works? Tried all of the shoutboxes and yours seem to be quite good and simple (not bloated) compared to others. According to what I read, seems that there's a lot of people looking for a good, reliable and easy to install shoutbox.

Thanks,
Gene
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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by gilb29 » Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:53 pm

Great mod btw . i noticed a 1 at bottom left corner is ther a way of losing that ?

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by Paul » Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:09 pm

Thats the navigation ;)
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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by raygene » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:07 pm

gilb29 wrote:Great mod btw . i noticed a 1 at bottom left corner is ther a way of losing that ?
It's the pagination for when you have more than 1 page of shouts. As more shouts are added, you'll see 2, 3, 4, etc.

Hey Paul, got time to answer my questions?

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by TuxWiz » Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:13 am

Here is another issue..

When using consecutive BBcode tags, spaces between the marked up words are not displayed in IE.

For example.

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This is an example of [b]bold[/b] [i]italics[/i].
Will display the following in the shoutbox when using IE..

This is an example of bolditallics.
No space between............^^....

It displays correctly in Firefox and other browsers.

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by wtw0scoob » Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:22 am

Hi Paul,

I'm trying to install version 0.1.5 (newest on the download page), and the install XML asks to modify includes\page_header.php, but I can't find this file. What is the name of the file I'm supposed to edit?

Thanks,
Scoob

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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by Paul » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:56 am

includes/page_header.php ;).
What phpBB version are you using.
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Re: [RC3]Ajax Shoutbox

Post by wtw0scoob » Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:42 pm

my mistake, somehow clicked in the wrong folder (i was using PHPBB3 mod and clicked here and thought it got updated). ignore me :oops:

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