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long-string test

11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111

Does it push every reply off the page?



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Yes it will; you should be able to fix it with CSS; probably the max-width property.


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Yes, I could fix it for my personal forums, but the default display settings leave it broken, as demonstrated above.

It's a CSS setting that should already be added to ubb.threads release software smile not something the a third-party should need to concern himself with.


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How many bugs in stock UBBT 7.5.8 need to be pointed out, before a fixed build becomes available?

I've pointed out quite a few bugs and also posted fixes for most all of them.

For someone paying a premium of $139 for a standard license, you would think that you wouldn't also need to debug the software yourself.

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Well, the PM display bug has been there since 7.3 or so...


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OK. Fixed it on my sites.

Posting here, if anyone else is looking for a simple and effective solution.
I simply added a "max-width:560px;" to the ".post-content" section in the CSS.

This only will break strings of text that are longer than 560px. The rest of your
text will naturally break where they are expected to break.

If you have users posting unnaturally long numbers or strings of DNA-code that
push your discussions off the page, this fix could be exactly what you're looking for.

I will admit, it's a "dirty-fix," and there is probably a better way to do it, but it does work.
And you wont be waiting another 5+ years for an official fix.

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BTW, The stock ".post-inner" CSS already takes care of overflow with
display: block;
max-width: 100%;
overflow: auto;

---

If you wanted to take things a step further, you could inline the CSS style to your
post_side.tpl and post_top.tpl and have it dynamically add the max-width
of any long unnatural/unbreakable string (or url) according to the "Medium Image
max-width/height in pixels" setting of Control Panel > Gallery Settings

NOTE:
since UBBCentral has yet to fix this issue on their support site (here), I intentionally
shorted the above lines for readability without needing to over-scroll.


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Thank you very much! It worked for me too!!

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.post-inner { word-break:break-word; } is what i have here for blue-orange

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what you said you did in your post, isnt exactly what you actually did.

This is the stock code:
.post_inner {
display: block;
max-width: 100%;
overflow: auto;
padding:4px 8px;
}

This is your modified code:
.post_inner {
display: block;
overflow: auto;
padding:4px 8px;
word-break:break-word;
}

You removed one line and added the new one.

Either way, it still doesnt work. While IE and Chrome may do it, Firefox does not break words. UBBCentral and the stock code in UBBT 7.5 through 7.5.8 still has troubles with long strings. The code I originally posted as the fix, actually fixes the issue.

See attached screen captures -


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[Linked Image]

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EDIT, to add browser market share data for September 2014:
SOURCE: http://www.w3counter.com/trends
Chrome - 40.0 %
Internet Explorer - 18.2 %
FireFox - 16.3 %
Safari - 15.4 %
Opera -3.2 %
OTHER - 5.6%


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As mentioned in my earlier post, this is a fix, adding "max-width: 560px;" to ".post-conten"

.post-content {
color: #333;
max-width: 560px;
}


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word-break:break-all;

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Originally Posted by SD
word-break:break-all;

facepalm

"word-break:break-all;" breaks ALL words at strange places.

EXAMPLE 1 -
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this is an exa
mple of wha
t word-break:b
reak-all does.
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EXAMPLE 2 -
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i don't really like either 'fix'.

one gags on FF ( mine with break-word. yes, break-all was wrong )
the other gags on wide screens by limiting width, so any fluid themes suffer.

this really points to getting away from table,tr,td, where stretching isn't always a good thing. td's are notorious for being fickle on variable widths and their containing items don't play well..

drupal has a thread dedicated to just this issue and they say they 'solved it' and even committed the changes, but it didn't...



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SD, you have pm cool


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