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Template Problems
by calumn
05 Apr 2008 19:57

Hello

I recently upgraded my forum at www.computalk.net from vBulletin 3.6.8 to 3.6.9

Before the upgrade, it displayed perfectly on a 1024x768 monitor without the need for a horizontal scrollbar at the bottom.

After I upgraded (I think the upgrade caused it, it happened around the same time and I made no other changes) the forum it now has a bottom scrollbar when using 1024x768. So the forum is a little bit too large for the screen which isn't good.

Is there a way I can fix this?

Also, during the upgrade it said this:

Quote:

The templates shown on this page have been updated in the default template set since you customized them.

It may be necessary for you to revert the custom templates, or otherwise check that they fully support vBulletin 3.6.9. If you do not do this, some sections of vBulletin may not function! Please see the release announcements at the vBulletin.com Forums for more information.
And it has a list of templates with the option to edit, view history and revert each one:

help_avatars
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.0 Beta 1 by CyberAlien


MEMBERINFO
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by calum


modifysignature
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by CyberAlien


navbar
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by calum


pm_messagelist
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.1 by CyberAlien


postbit_legacy
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by calum


postbit_quickedit
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by calum


search_forums
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.6 by CyberAlien


SHOWTHREAD
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by calum


showthread_quickreply
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by calum


threadadmin_mergethread
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.6 by CyberAlien


threadadmin_mergethreads
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.6 by CyberAlien


threadadmin_moveposts
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.2 by CyberAlien


threadbit
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.8 by calum


usernote
Default Template Updated in vBulletin 3.6.9 by Jelsoft
Your Custom Template Last Edited in vBulletin 3.6.6 by CyberAlien


Thanks
Calum

snakes1100 05 Apr 2008 20:06

I use that desktop size and it laysout correctly for me with no scroll bar, of course you provided no test account to use to login, but as a guest, its fine.

calumn 05 Apr 2008 20:12

Quote:

Originally Posted by snakes1100 (Post 1483817)
I use that desktop size and it laysout correctly for me with no scroll bar, of course you provided no test account to use to login, but as a guest, its fine.

Ah one of my members did say it only happened whilst logged in.

Test account details:

username: fastfrost22
password: fastfrost22

snakes1100 05 Apr 2008 20:22

Looking thru the source code i dont see anything that sticks out as a big coding issue, but i do see that the columns for forum, last post, threads & post have hard coded width settings, the last post column is set to width="250"

calumn 05 Apr 2008 20:26

Quote:

Originally Posted by snakes1100 (Post 1483831)
Looking thru the source code i dont see anything that sticks out as a big coding issue, but i do see that the columns for forum, last post, threads & post have hard coded width settings, the last post column is set to width="250"

Thanks so much for your help.:up: However, I am no good with all this coding and CSS stuff, how would I be able to fix this?

Would I just lower the width of the columns or do I need to make them fluid (if so how do I do this)?

Thanks
Calum

--------------- Added 06 Apr 2008 at 08:26 ---------------

Hey thanks for the help so far, my members don't like this so I need quick help please :D


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