Hey, how can I get Discourse to do X?


#645

I had an issue with the “hide details” collapse function in that post.

Works here. Not there. What am I doing wrong :(
Edit: Seems there is a problem with a stack of “hide details” command being buffered somewhere. It increments each time I try to use it from the drop down menu.
Edit 2: It somehow reset itself by editing this post, and I was able to finally post it as intended. I have tried to reproduce it but it seems the bug is gone.


#646

Is this the right place for technical help? If so…

When using Safari in OS X, some threads, such as the Space Game Junkie thread, download a twitch swf file every time I open them. It seems to do this if there is a Twitch link anywhere in the thread, even if it is not recent. Is there a way to prevent this, or is this just a Safari quirk? Thanks.


#647

The same happens to me on mobile on a number of threads. Don’t recall any off the top of my head, but I think it might include some of the recent Stardock games (e.g., Ashes), that had links to dev streams posted in them this week.


#648

Yep, the Ashes thread as well. Its only a recent thing as far I can tell, started happening this week for me.


#649

How the F do I get Discourse to NOT over ride find on a page? For Fs sake, a web page should NEVER override a browser’s innate functionality. It’s because of the streaming data, right? Wraaaa.


#650

Press Ctrl F again. First Ctrl F is Discourse find. Second is browser find.


#651

Thanks. Not obvious, but will work!


#652

Ok, noobish question here that’s probably been answered already but, in mobile mode, how do i quote someone when I reply?


#653

If you hit the reply button in their post (little turny arrow bit), you’ll have a quote bubble button in your text-entry area, same as you would on desktop:

(Note, screenshot’s technically on desktop, but mobile’s damn near identical in this regard)

If you want to quote at random without limiting yourself to a singular reply, you can tap-press/double-tap/etc. to highlight text (however is normal for your OS and phone browser), then click the “Quote Reply” button that pops up over the top of your selection:


#654

In iOS the whole quote reply selection method is finicky. I have been trying to figure out why it does and does not work randomly but so far it’s a mystery.


#655

Is embedding a youtube video using the Onebox functionality taking a toll on the forum?

What is the consensus on Oneboxing youtube videos?


#656

I was just posting about how (what I think is) the Twitch one-boxing is royally fucking up some threads elsewhere in the forum, so maybe!


#657

There is a bug where clicking on a single word is not triggering quote, which we should fix


#658

Is there a way to start a selection with multiple words? The only way I’ve ever known to do this on a phone is to just long press on a word, and then when the bits come up, drag them about.


#659

On iOS I the only way I am able to select is by pressing on a word and then extending the selection by dragging edges


#660

I am not happy with discourse in this site at the moment.

I believe a lot need to be done, but I don’t know if we can abuse people like wumpus for it.

I think the site is somewhat floating in a abstract void of milk, with too much negative space.


#661

The category page seems sparser than it used to seem.

@Teiman The site currently isn’t showing ads, which is part of the reason it seems sparse.


#662

Is there anyway to increase the font size when I view posts on my mobile? I believe I am going blind from the squinting…


#663

What mobile device?


#664

IPhone 6, using Google Chrome