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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #200 on: 09/19/2013 07:36 PM »
Looks like I'm the only one with this problem. Can someone of the webmaster check this please?

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #201 on: 09/19/2013 07:46 PM »
Looks like I'm the only one with this problem. Can someone of the webmaster check this please?


Looks like a cache issue, whats the url you have open when you created that image, so I can check ?

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #202 on: 09/19/2013 08:30 PM »
Update: nope, still the same problem with text in a new post.  Two attachments with a new, 'non-empty' post redirects me to "Start New Topic"; one attachment behaves as expected.  I can then belatedly edit the new post to add the second attachment.

Edit: I also cannot attach two files when modifying an existing post, I also end up in 'Start New Topic'.
One additional update; I tried uploading a single relatively large file (almost 10 MB) that also takes me to 'Start New Topic'.  As Galactic Penguin SST noted, this is all with Firefox.  (23.0.1)

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #203 on: 09/19/2013 09:55 PM »
I can't replicate the problem on Google Chrome 29.0.1547.66 (latest stable version), just FYI.  Sounds like a Firefox issue.

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #204 on: 09/20/2013 08:28 AM »
Looks like I'm the only one with this problem. Can someone of the webmaster check this please?

The broken images are only "visible" on iOS, but the link is definitely there in the source code for all browsers:
http://devforum.nasaspaceflight.com/Themes/default/images/post/.gif

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #205 on: 09/20/2013 10:10 AM »
Looks like I'm the only one with this problem. Can someone of the webmaster check this please?

The broken images are only "visible" on iOS, but the link is definitely there in the source code for all browsers:
http://devforum.nasaspaceflight.com/Themes/default/images/post/.gif

I at least fixed the link as thats the old devforum, so it now points to the correct server, however it looks like a bug in SMF as its coming from the default theme, which we don't touch, I'll see if I can trace it to a php variable.
« Last Edit: 09/20/2013 10:11 AM by Jester »

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #206 on: 09/24/2013 12:34 AM »
Just had an anomaly!  :o

I clicked on "Water Dump Temperature" under The Q & A Section and it brought me to the Shuttle Q & A thread. This doesn't normally happen unless I missed something pretty obvious. Normally it should say "Shuttle Q & A Part 5" correct?

Just to let you know...  :)
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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #207 on: 09/29/2013 07:57 PM »
Apologies if this problem has already been noted.  I checked back a couple pages in this thread before posting.

When reading through a thread and an image is encountered, in the past I have seen this behavior:
- clicking on the image loads the full image INLINE and renders it in the browser, replacing the early embedded image
- clicking the FILENAME below the image sends the image to me as a DOWNLOAD, triggering my browser to prompt me for handling instructions (save? open in app? etc.)

Today, when I click on a filename, I get the handling prompt from the browser, but the filename is "index.php" and the browser doesn't know that it's an image file, so doesn't present me with image viewing options.

Typically this is due to the server not passing the filename properly.

I'm running a recent version of Firefox.

EDIT 1: aha, it's only causing this problem on some images, let me see if I can figure out which ...

EDIT 2: yeah, the problem was happening only with the images that Chris B. was uploading (which of course are often the only images in a thread, e.g. live event screenshots).  Probably just something weird with his setup. Here's an example:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=32952.msg1102469#msg1102469
« Last Edit: 09/30/2013 01:47 AM by ChrisC »
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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #208 on: 10/06/2013 08:09 PM »
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Allowed file types: doc, docx, gif, kmz, ppt, srt, pptx, jpg, mpg, pdf, ods, odt, odp, ogg, kml, png, txt, zip, mp3, jpeg, wma, wmv, asf, mov, mp4, avi, xls, rm, rm3, flv, mpeg, xlsx
Restrictions: 150 per post, maximum total size 500000KB, maximum individual size 500000KB

I tried to upload a file of 16,250KB via Firefox, which timed out after 60 secs.

Is this a Firefox limit, or something in the forum software?

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #209 on: 10/07/2013 07:17 AM »
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Allowed file types: doc, docx, gif, kmz, ppt, srt, pptx, jpg, mpg, pdf, ods, odt, odp, ogg, kml, png, txt, zip, mp3, jpeg, wma, wmv, asf, mov, mp4, avi, xls, rm, rm3, flv, mpeg, xlsx
Restrictions: 150 per post, maximum total size 500000KB, maximum individual size 500000KB

I tried to upload a file of 16,250KB via Firefox, which timed out after 60 secs.

Is this a Firefox limit, or something in the forum software?

cheers, Martin

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #210 on: 10/13/2013 01:39 PM »
I'm having a problem downloading attachments (not sure if it's just images).

Go to http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=33022.msg1106799#msg1106799.

The attached image has a paper clip icon, plus a link with description "%NSF%_2013-10-08_15-45-37.jpg" that goes to: http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=33022.0;attach=546875.

When I click the link in Firefox 24.0, I get a dialog box with "You have chosen to open: index.php   which is: php file".

It looks like the code fragment for/around that link is:-

<div style="overflow: visible;">
<a href="http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=33022.0;attach=546875;image" id="link_546875" onclick="return expandThumb(546875);"><img src="http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=33022.0;attach=546876;image" alt="" id="thumb_546875"></a><br>
<a href="http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=33022.0;attach=546875"><img src="http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/Themes/nsf2/images/icons/clip.gif" alt="*" align="middle">&nbsp;%NSF%_2013-10-08_15-45-37.jpg</a>
(75.85 kB, 516x384 - viewed 25 times.)<br>
</div>

NB I'm running NoScript on this PC, but everything except googlesyndication.com is whitelisted.

cheers, Martin

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #211 on: 10/13/2013 02:00 PM »
I'm having the same problem, FF 23.0.1. I wonder if it's got something to do with the "%" in the filename,  I only saw the issue with those attachments so far.

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #212 on: 10/13/2013 02:34 PM »
Yeah, fine in Chrome etc. Just firefox. We'll see what can be done.

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #213 on: 10/13/2013 03:21 PM »
Seen as it's only Firefox, a temp solution is to open the image in another window and save as. You'll need to change the filename as you save it (I did that anyway when I used that route). It saves it in full res, so that works for now.

I suspect the webmaster solution will be to change the extension name to remove the %, so we'll see what can be done with that.

Everything else seems fine.

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #214 on: 10/13/2013 03:34 PM »
Can't access forum threads from iPhone running iOS7. Says there are too many re-directs. Main site and articles are fine. No other site forums of this nature do this so I don't think it's on my end.
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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #215 on: 10/19/2013 03:44 PM »
On the Unread Topics page, ALL the topics are labeled "New". Why is that?
"New" should only refer to Brand New unread topics, not "all" unread ones.
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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #216 on: 10/19/2013 04:16 PM »
On the Unread Topics page, ALL the topics are labeled "New". Why is that?
"New" should only refer to Brand New unread topics, not "all" unread ones.

"New" is consistent across the site - "there is an unread post in this thread".

All threads on that page will always meet that definition. What you're suggesting is a "New Topics" page.

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #217 on: 10/19/2013 10:49 PM »
New means "unread".

My typical reading style:

1. Start with the Unread Topics page*
2. Ctrl-click on ~10 new buttons**
3. Read the 10 open tabs, each of which could be multiple pages.
4. Close the 10 open tabs.
5. Go back to step 2 until all are read.

This can take over an hour some days.

* I find the default ordering backwards, so I sort by last post so the most recently changed thread is last, not first.
** I have a greasemonkey script which makes the new button go away after you click on it)
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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #218 on: 10/20/2013 01:41 AM »
well, I used to read every single post on every single thread up until around 2010. After that, NSF became just too... big? good? awesome?. I just couldn't do it all at the time, and after 2011, I have focused on just the stuff I'm more interested in, with occasional visits to some areas&threads of the forum. Time and other stuff (of which Chris will give stamp-of-approval) were just too time consuming at the time. I seemed to have missed some important events, such as the disappearance of certain forum users, but otherwise, I'm still very satisfied in reading just the selected areas and threads.

I do understand the NEW buttons' problem. They are not new threads but new posts on new OR existing threads. I would like the NEW replaced with NEW POSTS and NEW THREAD, but I don't know if thats possible with the current SMF forum software.

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Re: New NSF Feedback Thread
« Reply #219 on: 10/20/2013 11:59 AM »
Everything on the Unread Topics list automatically is a New Post. So what's the difference between "New Post" and "Unread Topic"? Before this upgrade, which I like very much, "New" did not appear on the "Unread Topics" list because for the individual reader it was understood to be a "New Post", which the individual reader had not yet read. I would like "New" to refer to "New Topic", if that is possible please.
« Last Edit: 10/20/2013 12:00 PM by clongton »
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