Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Love the new look today! Toplef10Love the new look today! 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Love the new look today! I22gcj10Love the new look today! 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Love the new look today! Toplef10Love the new look today! 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Love the new look today! I22gcj10Love the new look today! 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Anyone ever used the bug (water) blaster
by markqz Yesterday at 10:17 pm

» Message from Sanderson
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 6:28 pm

» N&C Midwest—May 2021
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:39 pm

» What's everyone planting?
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:30 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 5:12 pm

» Compost Tumblers
by yolos Yesterday at 4:27 pm

» trellis & Green Beans
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:07 pm

» Re-starting my passion
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:36 pm

» Can I add Mel's Mix directly over loose soil?
by Nomin 5/13/2021, 9:10 pm

» Coconut coir
by donnainzone5 5/13/2021, 8:32 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 5/13/2021, 6:57 pm

» elevated raised bed over cemented area
by sanderson 5/13/2021, 6:54 pm

» Are these good for first mel's mix?
by plantoid 5/13/2021, 5:36 pm

» Galvanized Fire Ring for Rhubarb Raised Beds?
by plantoid 5/13/2021, 4:54 pm

» New Gardener in Utah
by AtlantaMarie 5/13/2021, 6:11 am

» Good Gardening Movie
by Dunkinjean 5/12/2021, 9:17 pm

» Questions about compost for Mel's Mix
by FRED58 5/12/2021, 1:53 pm

» Bokashi
by OhioGardener 5/10/2021, 4:53 pm

» Alternative Composting for Urban Dweller-Vernmenting.
by has55 5/10/2021, 12:37 pm

» Protect yourself from skin cancer and pre-cancerous spots
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 2:02 am

» Biochar?
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:42 am

» Mark's first SFG
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:35 am

» 2021 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:30 am

» Hello From Far Southwest Texas and Northwest Ohio
by AtlantaMarie 5/7/2021, 7:29 am

» Planted store bought Garlic last fall.
by jimmy cee 5/6/2021, 10:03 pm

» beginning new compost bins
by jimmy cee 5/6/2021, 9:53 pm

» Is this enough variety for compost mix?
by sanderson 5/6/2021, 2:14 pm

» Grids: Colored PVC & Fittings
by bigtex52 5/6/2021, 2:08 pm

» A ghost of Christmas past & the weather forecast
by plantoid 5/5/2021, 11:53 pm

» The SFG Journey- Soil Food Web
by has55 5/5/2021, 3:28 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Love the new look today!

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Love the new look today!

Post  quiltbea 7/18/2011, 7:31 pm

I love the new look today. It's easier to read with these colors.
Also, it seems there is more room for 'Latest Topics' on the left.
Good job everyone.
quiltbea
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4712
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 79
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  BackyardBirdGardner 7/18/2011, 7:50 pm

+1,000,000!
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 47
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  middlemamma 7/19/2011, 3:10 am

I am glad you all like it!

Let us know if anything is amiss...we (boffer mostly and me somewhat) are still working out the kinks Smile And we have not spotted them all yet! So if you see one let us know!
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  madnicmom 7/19/2011, 7:45 am

That little "what's up" dude is soooo cute! Don't change a thing , please!!! LOVE IT!!!!
madnicmom
madnicmom

Female Posts : 567
Join date : 2011-01-26
Age : 51
Location : zone 6, North of Cincinnati

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  littlejo 7/19/2011, 8:18 pm

Love the "New Look"

I'm not much good at computer stuff, so, if I need to get something done to my mouse just let me know.
I'm having problems being able to click on 'Latest Topics" When I get over that way, your suggested topics comes up, and gets in the way. It takes quite a bit to get in and click on a topic before the hover funtion comes up. Is my mouse causing this?
Thanks, Jo
littlejo
littlejo

Female Posts : 1575
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 67
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  herblover 7/19/2011, 8:34 pm

middlemama,
I love your Barbara Kingsolver quote! Have you read "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle"?
It has been a very influential book for me in how I approach food.
herblover
herblover

Female Posts : 577
Join date : 2010-03-27
Age : 58
Location : Central OH

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  Lindacol 7/19/2011, 9:04 pm

I like it except green lettering on the dark grey/tan area near the top and at the bottom is hard to read.

Also the line with the green background with black letter (links from Home to Log Out) - the letters appear pixilated(?). Maybe just the font used but it is not easy to read on my screen.

The rest is fine.


@middlemamma wrote:I am glad you all like it!

Let us know if anything is amiss...we (boffer mostly and me somewhat) are still working out the kinks Smile And we have not spotted them all yet! So if you see one let us know!
Lindacol
Lindacol

Posts : 777
Join date : 2011-01-23
Location : Bloomington, CA

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  boffer 7/19/2011, 9:30 pm

@littlejo wrote:...When I get over that way, your suggested topics comes up, and gets in the way....
Sorry for the inconvenience. The Latest Topics are important for those of us who are on the forum frequently. Let's see what we can figure out.

Here's what I can see. This is what I used to determine the size of the 'scallops'. This screenshot is on my netbook, with a 800x600 resolution.
Love the new look today! Zzzz8x10

I wanted all the scallops to be as big as the 'hover' scallop, but they would have encroached onto The Latest Topics list.

This is a screenshot on my PC with a 1280x1024 resolution.
Love the new look today! Zzzz1210

As long as your cursor is a fraction away from the scallops, there shouldn't be a problem. Do either one of these look like what you're seeing?

Another thought: if you keep your cursor in this area, it won't trigger the slider. Is this a possibility?

Love the new look today! Zzzz8x11

Let me know.
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 68
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  boffer 7/19/2011, 9:49 pm

@Lindacol wrote:I like it except green lettering on the dark grey/tan area near the top and at the bottom is hard to read.

I think you mean the visited link color, and I agree. I think m2 can make the green darker or find another color.

Also the line with the green background with black letter (links from Home to Log Out) - the letters appear pixilated(?). Maybe just the font used but it is not easy to read on my screen.
Let me guess: you're using Internet Explorer! Here's what you're seeing.

Love the new look today! Zzzzie10

Here's what everyone who is using Firefox, Chrome, and Opera sees:

Love the new look today! Zzzzff10

While I was checking browser compatibility, I was surprised to see that difference. Each of those links is an image-not a font to be rendered. I don't have a clue why IE is not displaying the image properly.

If you right click on one of the link images, then left click on 'Save Picture As' and put it where you can find it, then right click on 'Preview', it looks like it should...strange!
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 68
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  UnderTheBlackWalnut 7/19/2011, 10:18 pm

Boff - I noticed that I don't get the "scallops" in Google Chrome - but I do in IE - IE often reads html differently than Chrome, Firefox, etc...I haven't gotten it all figured out either thinking

At any rate, I do LOVE the simplicity and the color scheme in the new layout - very nice. thanks
UnderTheBlackWalnut
UnderTheBlackWalnut

Female Posts : 559
Join date : 2011-04-18
Age : 54
Location : Springfield (central), IL, on the line between 5b and 6a

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  middlemamma 7/19/2011, 10:23 pm

@herblover wrote:middlemama,
I love your Barbara Kingsolver quote! Have you read "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle"?
It has been a very influential book for me in how I approach food.

I am 35 pages in and I can already tell it is going to change my life...can't wait to finish it...just been busy. Smile
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  middlemamma 7/19/2011, 10:29 pm

@boffer wrote:
@Lindacol wrote:I like it except green lettering on
the dark grey/tan area near the top and at the bottom is hard to read.

I think you mean the visited link color, and I agree. I think m2 can make the green darker or find another color.

I made it a little darker. If you make it too much darker green you can't differentiate between it and the brown lettering pre-click.

Jen
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  boffer 7/19/2011, 10:52 pm

@UnderTheBlackWalnut wrote:Boff - I noticed that I don't get the "scallops" in Google Chrome - but I do in IE - IE often reads html differently than Chrome, Firefox, etc...I haven't gotten it all figured out either...

Too funny! Here's what I see in Chrome!:
Love the new look today! Zzzzch10

For years, IE has been the nemesis of web designers. Supposedly, 8 and 9 are better, but...this is a screen shot in IE8 of my post above. IE won't display the image properly, but it will display an image of the image properly! I dunno! LOL

Love the new look today! Zzzzie11

Well, anyhow, I'm glad the colors are monitor friendly.
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 68
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  Lindacol 7/19/2011, 11:15 pm

Boffer, you are right I am using Internet Explorer. I have no idea what version but I have never seen the scallops.

MM: The darker green font color you just now tried is better. The orange font was not good.


Last edited by Lindacol on 7/19/2011, 11:17 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : correct spelling)
Lindacol
Lindacol

Posts : 777
Join date : 2011-01-23
Location : Bloomington, CA

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  GloriaG 7/19/2011, 11:42 pm

Boffer,

Thought you might want to know. I'm using Firefox on a wide screen monitor. Resolution is 1680 x 1050 and I'm having some trouble with a lot of the text appearing blurry. I haven't changed the resolution on my monitor and the website was fine before - so something changed in this version. I also don't have any "scallops".

Thanks
Gloria

avatar
GloriaG

Female Posts : 440
Join date : 2010-03-15
Location : Double Oak, TX Zone 8a

http://www.laketrailstudio.com

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  littlejo 7/20/2011, 12:18 am

@boffer wrote:
@littlejo wrote:...When I get over that way, your suggested topics comes up, and gets in the way....
Sorry for the inconvenience. The Latest Topics are important for those of us who are on the forum frequently. Let's see what we can figure out.

Well, I think that I was getting over to the left too far. (And it is only on the opening page)I don't have to go to the home page.
I don't know how to get the screen shot, but on the left there is about 1/2 inch of grey space, no scallops/hover on any page except 1st.

I'm using IE 9. I really like the colors, more vibrant and easier to read.
Thanks, Jo
littlejo
littlejo

Female Posts : 1575
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 67
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  CindiLou 7/20/2011, 1:38 am

FF on 1440 screen---no scallops and the font on the green background is fuzzy also.
What size screen was the images made on? If made on a smaller screen such as 800 and the width setting on a larger screen is set to make the site larger it would make them pixelate more. I have mine set to my screen so that may be what is happening.
CindiLou
CindiLou

Posts : 999
Join date : 2010-08-30
Age : 61
Location : South Central Iowa, Zone 5a (20mi dia area in 5b zone)rofl...

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  Lindacol 7/20/2011, 11:01 am

I found the scallops. They are only on the home page but I rarely go there.
Lindacol
Lindacol

Posts : 777
Join date : 2011-01-23
Location : Bloomington, CA

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  SFGHQSTAFF 7/20/2011, 11:48 am

@middlemamma wrote:I am glad you all like it!

Let us know if anything is amiss...we (boffer mostly and me somewhat) are still working out the kinks Smile And we have not spotted them all yet! So if you see one let us know!

Great job, I like what you've done with the place! Alan
avatar
SFGHQSTAFF
administrator
administrator

Male Posts : 261
Join date : 2010-02-26

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  sfg4uKim 7/20/2011, 1:10 pm

@herblover wrote:middlemama,
I love your Barbara Kingsolver quote! Have you read "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle"?
It has been a very influential book for me in how I approach food.

I bought the book, but completely forgot about it. I'm glad you mentioned it. Maybe I'll read it on the Auto Train when I go get my mom from FL next week.

Kim

____________________________

I have seen women looking at jewelry ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they're feeling because that's how I read the seed catalogs in January - Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle


sfg4u.com
FB: Square Foot Gardening 4 U



Love the new look today! WxBanner?bannertype=wu_blueglass&airportcode=KBWI&ForcedCity=Glen%20Burnie&ForcedState=MD&zipcode=21060&language=EN
sfg4uKim
sfg4uKim

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 2054
Join date : 2010-09-30
Age : 62
Location : Glen Burnie, MD

http://sfg4u.com

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  Kelejan 7/20/2011, 5:18 pm

When looking at the Latest Topics column I am missing the red type of when I have read the post.

When logging on I usually go straight the last posting in the red and then read on from there.

Is it possible to do something about that, please....?

I only have a small screen on my home monitor so have to do a bit too much scrolling, but everthing is fine on my laptop which has a wider screen.

Thanks for all the work you are putting into this re-vamp.
Kelejan
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5981
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 86
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  UnderTheBlackWalnut 7/20/2011, 5:33 pm

Hi Kelejan - My "read" posts in the "Latest Topics" bar along the left side are now in a dark green font...it might be hard on a small screen to see the difference between the green and the brown....??? thinking
UnderTheBlackWalnut
UnderTheBlackWalnut

Female Posts : 559
Join date : 2011-04-18
Age : 54
Location : Springfield (central), IL, on the line between 5b and 6a

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  boffer 7/20/2011, 5:41 pm

You're both right! The dark green shows up on my PC monitor pretty good, but it barely shows on my netbook.

The visited link color has to work on the 'yellow' as well as the 'brown'. We'll keep experimenting.
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 68
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  westie42 7/20/2011, 6:51 pm

MacBook pro user here. Looks fine and same in Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Opera. Do see scallops on left at first page in all my browsers as reported, my read links are a medium blue as is the RE:repeated thread name at top. Did the chat go away, never saw anybody else in it so that ok. Neat little online banner in top r corner of each message if they are logged in, what will that assist with. Otherwise fine here. Nice work in your paper hanging.
avatar
westie42

Male Posts : 512
Join date : 2011-03-22
Age : 79
Location : West Union, Iowa

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  SFGHQSTAFF 7/20/2011, 7:09 pm

@boffer wrote:You're both right! The dark green shows up on my PC monitor pretty good, but it barely shows on my netbook.

The visited link color has to work on the 'yellow' as well as the 'brown'. We'll keep experimenting.

Keep up the good work. Thanks for taking the time to make sure it's working right! Alan
avatar
SFGHQSTAFF
administrator
administrator

Male Posts : 261
Join date : 2010-02-26

Back to top Go down

Love the new look today! Empty Re: Love the new look today!

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum