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    #21

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Unfortunately, software upgrades don't please everybody. This one gives a leaner, cleaner look, but it does that at the expense of displaying all the information available. However, it is just one click, and there are other clues.One thing about software is that you end up being forced to upgrade- if not, you end with with an unsupported version that breaks down and stops working. I'm afraid that's the nature of the beast.
    Perhaps the Member Info button (or link or whatever it's called) could be made more prominent? It's blue on a blue background, and it's dominated by the member type info ("newbie" and the like) which is black and in bold. I think it would be much more noticeable if it were on the right-hand side, with the join date and the number of posts. If it's impossible to place it there, perhaps it could be in bold instead of the member type info?

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    #22

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    I will ask the webmaster.

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    #23

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Am working on it. Check the right of posts for updates in the next few days. A basic implementation is live now.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    #24

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5 View Post
    Am working on it. Check the right of posts for updates in the next few days. A basic implementation is live now.
    Great. 'Teacher' is showing up. Thanks.

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    #25

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Perhaps if it was made to pop up on a mouseover....

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5 View Post
    Am working on it. Check the right of posts for updates in the next few days. A basic implementation is live now.

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    #26

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Perhaps if it was made to pop up on a mouseover....
    Showing my computer ignorance again - what's a mouseover?

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    #27

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Showing my computer ignorance again - what's a mouseover?
    When you hold the cursor over the specific area an event takes place (a text is shown, an alert pops up etc.). More information here:

    Mouseover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    And here's a live example:

    Tryit Editor v1.5

    Ignore the box in the left, just "mouseover" the image. The event will happen 'onmouseover', it doesn't need to be clicked.

    There are examples on this forum too. For example, when you 'mouseover' the 'Reply to Thread' button it changes its tint of blue. That's because it is set to use another colour when 'onmouseover'.
    Not a teacher.
    Not a native speaker.
    Just a language lover who is majoring in English.

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    #28

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Showing my computer ignorance again - what's a mouseover?
    A 'mouseover' is what you get when you invite a mouse to your house for dinner!!!!

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    #29

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Showing my computer ignorance again - what's a mouseover?
    If you stick your mouse on your own avatar it will give you some information without you having to click- that's a mouseover, unless you're cooking cheese for Amigos4 and his furry friends.

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    #30

    Re: Does everyone knows what is ASAP?

    My iPad does not have a mouse! Instead of doing a 'mouseover', I need to do a 'tapover'!

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