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New Page Format - Some bugs Right Side Team Message Boxes

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  • One - would be nice to be able to drag and reorder the team message boxes. Nice, but not essential. However, being able to delete a box (not just disable) would be more essential, I think.

    Two - Team box title line seems to have a character limit, beyond which the title will not update in the Public View.  Examples:

    Times & Distances +++ Sources WorldWide HS Results     works OK

    Times & Distances ++++ Sources WorldWide HS Results   won`t update, perhaps 1 character over the limit.

     

    Three - Bugs - some aspects do not seem to work right.

        in Public View:    The +- toggle on the default Team Message box seems to work fine.  The subsequent boxes do not. Clicking on the toggle in my second box will sometimes causes that box to drop one line (as if it had content), sometimes it causes the next 2 or even 3 boxes to do the same simultaneously. Seems unpredictable.

    The +- toggles on the two boxes that in fact have data (my bottom 2) do not open the boxes at all. Nor does the information for coaches box open.

    Also, the pointer does not reliably change to the hand (indicating clickability). If I click and nothing happens the hand reverts to an arrow and remains an arrow unless I move it out of the whole area then move it back in.

    When I first started adding boxes, the default box content one time automatically appeared in a new box (I did not copy and paste). I have not been able to replicate this experience.

    I will not do further redistribution of my data until you have had time to consider the implications of my experience.

    LEFT SIDE minor issue  Calendar  bottom line Year list, right symbol (?what do you call  >  ?) causes a drop down list of years (for those teams that have many years of data). The problem is that the list falls behind the Contact Info box.

    You also tinkered with the top, moving the switch to buttons.  Once I saw it under our school name. Now it is on the right. Have no strong feelings about which is better.

     

    Bruce Carrick

  • Bruce Carrick

    One - would be nice to be able to drag and reorder the team message boxes. Nice, but not essential. However, being able to delete a box (not just disable) would be more essential, I think.

    Hmm, drag and reorder would be nice and spiffy, I'll leave that one up to Josh to investigate.. until then, there should be up down arrows to move them around?

    Delete is available when editing a box...  I know I had a reason for putting it there, maybe it should be always there??

    Bruce Carrick

    Two - Team box title line seems to have a character limit, beyond which the title will not update in the Public View.  Examples:

    Times & Distances +++ Sources WorldWide HS Results     works OK

    Times & Distances ++++ Sources WorldWide HS Results   won`t update, perhaps 1 character over the limit.

    Good catch, thanks!  There is a 50 character limit, which is enforced now.  Should make it less mysterious now.  I'll let Josh go over the rest of the feedback, thanks!

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  • Now I see the up and down arrow (with little explanation when you hover the cursor over them). I wondered why that cute little blue delta was there - thought it was some blue crystal symbol of some mysterious import.

    Using that little blue delta guy, I was able to move the default box down (and thus keep it from automatically opening), but can`t assign it a title.  Maybe this box should not be moveable because  it can`t be retitled.

    Did not realize that the delete content button would make the box itself disappear.

    Also, when I logged out and looked at the page (as opposed to the "view public version"), the Information for Coaches would not open - I am the only one with that experience? This could be a major problem for coaches wanting to sign up.

     

    btw - lh4.ggpht.com etc.  servers  seem a bit sluggish of late.  Often have to wait a while before page is done. Are they yours, is something else going on in my computer?

     

    Bruce

  • I just did a browser shut down and restart, and the opening and closing of Team Message boxes are working correctly. Probably should have tried that earlier.

    But one problem persists. When editing a Team Message box, the drop down pallet of tools covers the titlebar so that I can not edit the title line. Since I can not see any of the title bars in the editor now, am wondering if in fact the default top one can be titled but I just can`t see it at present.  Would be good if it could be.

    Firefox 3.0.6    Mozilla/5.0 Macintosh  PPC Mac OS X 10.4;

     

    Bruce

  • Bruce, could you send us a screenshot of this behavior (with editing the title bar)?  (We don't have a Mac to experiment with Smile).

    By the way, the previous bugs you mentioned were there, so thanks for mentioning them.  I think we just happened to publish between the times you loaded your page.

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