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dragon5
22 Dec 2009, 08:56 PM
This is a guide mainly for new people to the forum. The numbers underneath the images correspond with the ones on the image.




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1. Brings up the user control panel.
2. Lets you search the FAQ.
3. Quick access to: social groups, pictures and albums, contacts and friends and members list.
4. Lets you look at new posts.
5. Lets you search the forum.
6. Quick access to: Today's Posts, Mark Forums Read, Open Contacts Popup, User Control Panel, Edit Signature, Edit Your Details, Edit Options, Private Messages, Subscribed Threads, Your Profile and Who's Online.
7. Lets you log out.




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1. Marks all the forums as read.
2. Views all the mods, supporters etc.





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1. Changes the style of the forum.





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1. Lets you start a new thread




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1. Title of the thread.
2. The account that's logged in.
3. Smilies.
4. Post Icons.
5. Submit the thread.
6. Preview your post.
7. Remove text formatting.
8. Change the font.
9. Change the size.
10. Change the colour.
11. More smilies.
12. Attachments.
13. Undo.
14. Redo.
15. Change size of the thread.
16. Bold, italic, underline.
17. Alignments.
18. Numbers, bullet points.
19. Change indent.
20. Link (http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/editpost.php?do=editpost&p=1014000), email link, insert image.
21.
Quote tags.
22.
Code tags,
php tags, strike tags, sub tags, sup tags, hl tags.





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1. The time that it was posted.
2. Name of the person that posted.
3. Shows the rank of the person that posted.
4. When they joined.
5. Their location.
6. How many time they've posted.
7. Their post.
8. The servers they are on.
9. Whether they are online or not.
10. Reputation.
11. Report their post if it's offensive.
12. Their signature.
13. Edit your post.
14. Quote that post.
15. Multi quote.
16. Goes to the quick reply box at the bottom.
17. The quoted post.

I'll willingly accept criticism and suggestions and i'm planning on adding some more soon.

jamesb
22 Dec 2009, 09:43 PM
That will help new people

hfhno1
22 Dec 2009, 10:34 PM
where does it tell you how to start a new thread?

dragon5
23 Dec 2009, 07:41 AM
where does it tell you how to start a new thread?

I knew i'd forgot somthing. I'll do it when i come back because i'm off out, should be around 2'ish

EDIT: I've added a few more things.

DragonFyre
23 Dec 2009, 06:37 PM
Can I suggest that you use the text tool to add numbers? No offense, but they're pretty messy.
May also be a good idea to save the images as PNGs or higher-quality JPEGs.
Don't know if it's just the number of images or whether it's the host you use but the images loaded really slowly for me and are all linked to the original site... Try using photobucket?

dragon5
23 Dec 2009, 06:48 PM
Can I suggest that you use the text tool to add numbers? No offense, but they're pretty messy.
May also be a good idea to save the images as PNGs or higher-quality JPEGs.
Don't know if it's just the number of images or whether it's the host you use but the images loaded really slowly for me and are all linked to the original site... Try using photobucket?

When i used photobucket the images wouldn't upload and it kept saying try again later.
I've changed the numbers.
I've changed the pictures to PNG.

laughing ram
23 Dec 2009, 07:13 PM
Can I suggest that you use the text tool to add numbers? No offense, but they're pretty messy.
May also be a good idea to save the images as PNGs or higher-quality JPEGs.
Don't know if it's just the number of images or whether it's the host you use but the images loaded really slowly for me and are all linked to the original site... Try using photobucket?

What she said.

The numbers do look pretty horrible.
I cant really judge, i've been here too long, but i'm not sure how overly helpful it'd be.

The stuff for making a new post is pretty good tho.

dragon5
23 Dec 2009, 07:17 PM
What she said.

The numbers do look pretty horrible.
I cant really judge, i've been here too long, but i'm not sure how overly helpful it'd be.

The stuff for making a new post is pretty good tho.

I'm changing the numbers as i write this!

DragonFyre
24 Dec 2009, 02:47 AM
I'd have kept them in red and tried to make them a bit more uniform, tbh - some of them are too far from the thing they're labelling, but others are on top of them and with text that can make it harder to read... try and get them all aligned a bit better?

Keiji_Maeda
24 Dec 2009, 03:50 AM
I think coloured boxes would work better then numbers... and for now, its not really a guide, more of a list of things on the forum.

Explaination and detail needed.

Crannys
24 Dec 2009, 03:53 AM
You might have been better to try and help this Guide (http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/showthread.php?t=37460) get finished rather than do the work all over again. Also the numbers are too hard to see so maybe boxs or numbers or symbols to tell you what is where.

dragon5
24 Dec 2009, 09:45 AM
You might have been better to try and help this Guide (http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/showthread.php?t=37460) get finished rather than do the work all over again. Also the numbers are too hard to see so maybe boxs or numbers or symbols to tell you what is where.

I didn't know about that guide, i don't know if there's any point in me doing this guide seeing as i'm obviously getting it all wrong. If anyone wants to send me the screenshots with numbers that are clearer i'll add them in.

DanielJ97
24 Dec 2009, 12:41 PM
I didn't know about that guide, i don't know if there's any point in me doing this guide seeing as i'm obviously getting it all wrong. If anyone wants to send me the screenshots with numbers that are clearer i'll add them in.

Your not getting it all wrong. We're just trying to help.

dragon5
24 Dec 2009, 12:52 PM
Your not getting it all wrong. We're just trying to help.

I know you're trying to help, it's just i can't seem to get it right. I might try again after christmas.

DanielJ97
24 Dec 2009, 12:58 PM
I know you're trying to help, it's just i can't seem to get it right. I might try again after christmas.

If you try again can I suggest one thing? Make the numbers clearer.

I might actually give it a try just now.

dragon5
24 Dec 2009, 01:05 PM
If you try again can I suggest one thing? Make the numbers clearer.

I might actually give it a try just now.

If you PM me the result i'll add it on if you want.

Crannys
24 Dec 2009, 07:12 PM
Your not getting it wrong, your just not laying it out in the clearest way. The information is there and the layout just needs to be tweeked.

DragonFyre
25 Dec 2009, 11:33 PM
Btw, I'm assuming you're using paint? Might wanna try paint.NET or GIMP... that way you can save a layered file as well as the final flattened version that you post so that you can edit them easily.

ElementalGoDz
14 Nov 2010, 10:34 PM
A few bad things:
Rather short
There is a bottom scrollbar which is awkward (couldn't spell it, had to use spell check)
Numbers are too messy
and it could do with some neatening up ;)