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Shrinking Monitor!

10/02/2007 4:26 AM

Blimey..!

I go on holiday for a week and come back to find my monitor has shrunk, the posts on CR4 now disappear off the right edge of the screen!

What shall I do?

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#1

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10/02/2007 4:50 AM

Hi Del welcome back.

My screen does the same.

I could not understand the posts, with 1/2 the words missing it did not made sense.

You should have a chair on casters then you can move from one side to the other.

It do not help either. maybe we need second screens and then read in stereo.

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10/02/2007 11:16 AM

Me too, but it seems to have sorted itself out now! At first I thought you had all lost the plot but I was wrong! Nice to have you back Del, I hope we can look forward to some scathing attacks and claw sharpening action from you in the coming weeks!

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10/02/2007 11:21 AM

If it's coming from England, what do you do until it arrives?

Anyway, I thought it was just me. I mean the W I D E CR4 and my narrow screen.

It hasn't happened on all pages, and I haven't seen it today, but last night was starting to make me crazier than I already am.

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10/02/2007 1:06 PM

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You don't have permission to access /medias/0307/moumouh-vip-blog-com-966718funny-pictures-flaming-farts-1c4.jpg on this server.


Apache/2.0.58 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.0.58 OpenSSL/0.9.7i Server at moumouh.vip-blog.com Port 80

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10/02/2007 1:11 PM

It's your browser settings! Are they set to medium filter?

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10/02/2007 1:18 PM

My browsers (Firefox, Camino, Safari) don't seem to have filter options. I don't (and will not) use Internet Explorer, which does have such filters.

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10/02/2007 1:35 PM

This pic is of his wife in her jammies:

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10/02/2007 3:30 PM

LOCL! (Carefully!)

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10/02/2007 12:26 PM

Hi Del,

Well, I'm not entirely sure what could have caused a change over the weekend. Can you post a url that shows this? Can you also do me a favor and scroll the window over to the right to see what content from the "main" page (so, to the left of the right-hand list of sections, etc) extends out to the right? Sometimes there is one element that is so long that is "pushes" all of the content out to the right, but I thought we had that under control. A screen shot showing the longest "thing" would be great too. Feel free to email us at cr4admin@globalspec.com... that way you can send images that won't be all shrunk down.

Weird!

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10/02/2007 12:45 PM

Drat!

It doesn't seem to be like it anymore.. it was only on one thread, and was there at least twice today...however I've just checked all my subscribed threads and it's not there now...

It was the text box for the actual post that was long, but a horizontal scroll bar allowed me to read the entire post...I can't remember if the content down the right was still there.

If it happens again I'll link you to it.

Maybe it was an illusion the result of eating too much prosciutto in Parma?

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10/02/2007 1:07 PM

Maybe it was an illusion the result of eating too much prosciutto in Parma?

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10/03/2007 3:26 AM

Either you washed the monitor on a too high setting in the dishwasher.....or someones

posted a HUGE picture!

Ed: Image resized by CR4 admin to prevent this thread from going off the screen too.
PS: Large images can be resized smaller by dragging the corners when editing.

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10/02/2007 1:24 PM

Hello Mark,

The thread, "Travelling on a Wing and a Prayer" seems to have this problem. Other threads (including this one) are fine. Here's a screenshot of that thread:


This shot was taken with the window maximized. Note the thumb width on the horizontal scrollbar indicating how much of the view is not visible.

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10/02/2007 4:44 PM

That was a picture that I had uploaded........did I do that?

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10/02/2007 4:48 PM

No, I didn't cop your picture. But it is possible you hacked into CR4 and posted as me. Or did I just now post your reply? I'm confused.

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10/03/2007 10:37 AM

Hi

Yes, the picture you posted was big so it pushed everything off to the right.

To All,

In the future feel free to Report comments that include big images (or just flag the threads that are formatting funny) and we'll do what we can to clean it up.

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10/03/2007 12:28 PM

too bad there not two of me............I can do more damage that way.

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10/03/2007 1:15 PM

Speak for yourself!

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10/03/2007 5:27 AM

Just for the record, if I look at that thread with the explorer window maximised it fits ok with no horizontal scroll bar.

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10/02/2007 2:14 PM

Here is that thread with the horz scrollbar all the way to the right:

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10/02/2007 3:31 PM

I'm glad it's not just me going crazy! Whew...

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10/02/2007 4:55 PM

I'm glad it's not just me going crazy! Whew...

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You're not out of the woods yet, Del. You're a member of CR4 and that means the reason why you're here is cuz you're not all there.

I speak from personal experience.

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10/02/2007 5:03 PM

Crazy!! Who are you calling crazy?

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10/02/2007 5:27 PM

I've discovered here that if you're crazy, they'll treat you like an equal.

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10/02/2007 11:32 PM

"I've always been crazy, but it's kept me from going insane."

If I recall my Country music singers correctly, Merle Haggard.

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10/03/2007 11:03 AM

At last! Peer acceptance! You've no idea how happy it makes this old down-and-out <Cough, splutter>.

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10/03/2007 11:36 AM

I didn't know they'd let you kip under the peer, mind I've not been to Sarfend for years.

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10/03/2007 1:18 PM

Sweet Jesus. There they go again...

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10/03/2007 12:20 PM

Crazy going whew! we all are?

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10/03/2007 1:32 AM

I resemble that remark.

Trade ya, my bios when t u and looked like a hardware failure. While remodeling the office er front room er office. Chaos! Thank the powers some barely American English speaking Tech from India figured it out. 20 minutes of communication breakdown but he Knew his stuff.

Maybe I should have traded Del? Na vacations can be Chaos too.

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10/03/2007 1:14 AM

I was going to say it hadn't happened to me, till Europium pointed out the travel thread, which I hadn't happened to look at... It does happen here in the USofA and on a Mac too!


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10/03/2007 1:32 AM

get a MAC. no problems here : )

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See my post #23

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10/03/2007 1:21 PM

I have a Mac. As Post #11 shows, Macs aren't immune to this.

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10/03/2007 5:34 AM

I have the same problem recently, also on a Mac, but only occasionally and not only with CR4. One solution is to "Save" the message. It is then all on-screen when I open the saved image. Kind of a nuisance, though.

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10/03/2007 8:18 AM

"What shall I do?" CRY for help.

"I go on holiday for a week and come back to find my monitor has shrunk, the posts on CR4 now disappear off the right edge of the screen!"

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of screen. Isn't that a real pain in the neck?

Depending on your mouse you can press the vertical scroll wheel and have a 4-way directional control of the text. This seems to be as bad or worse that the scroll bar.

WHY? Some programmer is a SA seeking attention.

Now is the time to call "911."
(US #to call for Fire Dept. and emergency medical assistance.

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10/03/2007 8:49 AM

Whhhhaaaaaa, Now this thread has gone widescreen...

Or is that wide scream?

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10/03/2007 8:51 AM

And if I scroll right there is nothing to the right of the posts...

Have you got the scrolls? No I always walk like this.

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10/03/2007 9:07 AM

Now we have You! Igor! Bring the carriage to the front!

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10/03/2007 8:51 AM

Can I get this site in "letterbox"?

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10/03/2007 9:55 AM

My hypothesis is in line with the monitor shrinking, however only on the threads that have been started SINCE DEL POINTED IT OUT.....DEL POINTED IT OUT.....DEL????

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