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2 user requests #131622
02/01/01 09:07 AM
02/01/01 09:07 AM
Anonymous OP

I've had a few requests from my netizens <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" /> .

1. The edit box that one types in while entering a new message is too small.

2. The length of the bio is too short.

I realize that these are probably easy things to hack, but I thought I'd bring it forward since it was feedback from actual users. Thanks

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Re: 2 user requests #131623
02/01/01 11:00 AM
02/01/01 11:00 AM
Anonymous OP


1. look in and edit the following lines to whichever size you want:
<font color=blue>
# Default Textarea columns
$theme{'TextCols'} = 60;

# Default Textarea rows
$theme{'TextRows'} = 5;
</font color=blue>

2. I'm not sure that the message that you see <font color=blue>Bio (up to 250 characters)</font color=blue> is valid anymore... I just looked at the database structure and that field is now a <font color=red>text</font color=red> type, which I thought can hold a lot more that 250 characters... test it... maybe I'm wrong...

(a few minutes later...) I think that it would take a little bit more work than I thought to reset this length... you would have to do an alter table command in the database to change the fieldtype to blob (or whatever length you want....), but you would have to read up on what length that would actually give you... and then you would have to change the length check in to the new limit...

Hope that helps!


<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by MattyJ on 02/01/01 07:24 AM (server time).</EM></FONT>

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