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Post by Hairyloon on 13th August 2010, 2:00 pm

On most fora that I use, links posted are highlighted in some way.
This one doesn't. Is there a reason for that?
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Post by Adrian on 13th August 2010, 4:55 pm

no especial reason - can you point me to an example and I shall see what I can do
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Post by Hairyloon on 13th August 2010, 7:55 pm

Badger wrote:no especial reason - can you point me to an example and I shall see what I can do

Well, if I put a [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.], then it is barely distinguishable from the other text.
If it were underlined, or a different colour...
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Post by Adrian on 13th August 2010, 9:04 pm

Ahh yes, I know the problem

I could changed that to create a highlight colour, however, the forum regards the links on the front page as url links and would highlight them as well.

I tried it when I set up the site, it looked ghastly..

Will investigate code to see if there is a different way of doing it
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Post by Compostwoman on 13th August 2010, 11:22 pm

It really is quite hard to see links the way it is at the moment.

I tried changing the colour for links, but it doesn't show up well for some reason. I now captalise links, which helps a bit but is still a bit unclear.

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Post by Compostwoman on 13th August 2010, 11:29 pm

Ah I think Badger has changed the link colour so it is now green.

A very good choice Badger!

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Post by Adrian on 14th August 2010, 12:17 am

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I just changed the general text to charcoal [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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Post by Sparhawk on 14th August 2010, 12:22 am

I do like the new colours... Makes things look a bit sharper I think... [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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Post by Compostwoman on 14th August 2010, 12:25 am

I think the overall effect is a definate improvement and the links are MUCH easier to see.

Well done Badger, good work there a+


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Post by Adrian on 14th August 2010, 12:37 am

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th August 2010, 12:43 am

Don't blush at genuine praise!

It really does help Badger, so acept the praise and smile, rather than blush. Very Happy

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