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Oct 18, 2011, 11:04 AM
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Fixed width is really a pain. The rest is great. But please! No fixed width
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Oct 18, 2011, 11:04 AM
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Originally Posted by ken_nj
Ditch fixed width!
Ok everyone I think rcgroups has got the message, fixed width = bad.
Oct 18, 2011, 11:38 AM
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My netbook now has to horizontally scroll. screw that. NO FIXED WIDTH!!!

also, put darker breaks between the posts etc.
Oct 18, 2011, 11:49 AM
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I think the text contrast is too light, and difficult to read, and the grey bars are annoying.
Why did I buy all these High Resolution monitors and video cards to look at low resolution formats.

Fixed width is a bad idea...
Oct 18, 2011, 12:09 PM
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is it phone friendly auto sizing ? - having to manally resize is a Pain.
I'd like it to be readable on my phone without having to expand everything each time i click on a thread

(assuming that you have removed the fixed width option lol)
Oct 18, 2011, 12:15 PM
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I'm not loving the fixed width, but the icons and stuff look great.
Oct 18, 2011, 12:25 PM
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I'd love more skin options, perhaps different color schemes to play with? No fixed width.
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Oct 18, 2011, 12:36 PM
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I agree with what many have stated, please remove the fixed width. Otherwise, the look and feel are a pretty good change!
Oct 18, 2011, 12:50 PM
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Just tried it. As everyone else has said, the new fixed width totally blows.

I also did not see the green arrows denoting new replies.

The print is much smaller, more faded, and harder to read.

I moved back to forum default after a few pages.

I dislike the change, in every aspect.
Oct 18, 2011, 01:03 PM
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Fixed Width makes it unusable to me.

Too annoying to even look at the other improvements.

Joe
Oct 18, 2011, 01:06 PM
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RCGroups has looked pretty much the same for a decade, and it's time to update our style

I think what has made the above statement possible is that the current format/look just plain works.

I can certainly understand the desire to "tinker," but I find myself asking why mess with what has worked so well for the past decade? And continues to work....
Oct 18, 2011, 01:14 PM
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It looks awesome but most of my screen is now blank and unused.

SS
Oct 18, 2011, 01:53 PM
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Nope...I don't like it either....I'm a HD guy...
Oct 18, 2011, 02:39 PM
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If it works, don't "fix" it.
Oct 18, 2011, 02:44 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Terry
Thanks for all the feedback.

So far the comments seem to center on two issues:

1. The fixed width is not well-liked.
2. The old style had more contrast.

Everyone's feedback is very helpful! We're already working on improvements!

Terry o-[ : ) ]
Good, by the time I got down to the bottom these were my two issues along with everyone else. Gray text on shaded background is not old-eye-friendly.

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