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Made in gb
[ADMIN]
Da Big Mek






London, UK

I'll slowly improve the mobile experience and I'll post hints and tricks in this thread as I do. Here are the current mobile specific features:

In the 'forum' section of the site, when logged in, you can swipe left to right on the dakka logo to slide in an easy to click menu instead of fiddling with all of the popup menus for things like 'my subscribed threads'.

If you have any issues with odd header display on an iphone, click 'switch theme' and change to the classic theme as a workaround until a proper fix is in place.

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Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka







And now I get a laptop.

Nah but really, I'll still use this often enough. That swipe menu is orgasmic after using Dakka on my Android for such a long time. Extremely satisfying!

Would it be possible to add the ability to tap 'off menu' in order to close it? Just because that seems to be one of those unwritten rules these days. Even without that though it feels seamless.

   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Burtucky, Michigan

Oh cool. I'm on here exclusively on a tablet.

 
   
Made in gb
[ADMIN]
Da Big Mek






London, UK

 Casey's Law wrote:
And now I get a laptop.

Nah but really, I'll still use this often enough. That swipe menu is orgasmic after using Dakka on my Android for such a long time. Extremely satisfying!

Would it be possible to add the ability to tap 'off menu' in order to close it? Just because that seems to be one of those unwritten rules these days. Even without that though it feels seamless.


You can swipe left on what little of the logo you can see to close it or click the close button, but tapping off adds a lot of complexity given our large script library and I dont have the time to debug so extensively for such a small tweak at the moment.

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Inside your mind, corrupting the pathways

Cool - much better than having to use bookmarks

   
Made in nl
Battlefield Tourist






North of your position

That's pretty neat!

   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka







 legoburner wrote:
 Casey's Law wrote:
And now I get a laptop.

Nah but really, I'll still use this often enough. That swipe menu is orgasmic after using Dakka on my Android for such a long time. Extremely satisfying!

Would it be possible to add the ability to tap 'off menu' in order to close it? Just because that seems to be one of those unwritten rules these days. Even without that though it feels seamless.
You can swipe left on what little of the logo you can see to close it or click the close button, but tapping off adds a lot of complexity given our large script library and I dont have the time to debug so extensively for such a small tweak at the moment.

Aaah! I didn't spot that. Very cool.

   
Made in ie
Hurr! Ogryn Bone 'Ead!






I really like the swipe screen. It's really makes browsing dakka on my android a breeze!

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Made in gb
Buttons Should Be Brass, Not Gold!






Norn Iron

Problem is, swiping left to right on a windows phone is the 'back' function. There's not so much as a hint of a menu when I try it.

"I am not altogether on anybody's side, because nobody is altogether on my side, if you understand me..."
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Made in se
Executing Exarch






My biggest gripe with surfing dakka on mobile is that the text becomes super tiny whenever someone posts a huge picture in s thread. Any chance for auto-resize on mobile?
   
Made in gb
Keeper of the Holy Orb of Antioch





avoiding the lorax on Crion

Back butten when typing text is in the text box, quick reply, Reply post etc.
Just maybe a do you want to cancel this box.
Stop you losing what you put by mistake.
Only active if you input into the box though.

Just a suggestion to save losing your text. A lot easier on tablet/mobile


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Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

I have a question...whenever i try to go to the main page via the big dakka logo via my phone... it is not working...dunno why, but when i am going via the gallery log button, then the main page is accessible to me...(was that understandable?...)

cheers, vik

   
Made in jp
[MOD]
Anti-piracy Officer






Somewhere in southern England.

A bug I have just found on tablet. When I access the theme menu to change to Dakka Lite, instead the Maelstrom's Edge overlay is activated and the browser goes to the Kick starter.

I am using Chrome on Android.

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 Kilkrazy wrote:
A bug I have just found on tablet. When I access the theme menu to change to Dakka Lite, instead the Maelstrom's Edge overlay is activated and the browser goes to the Kick starter.

I am using Chrome on Android.


I am using chrome on a nook hd plus.

I have not had this problem, but I have not tried changing the theme.

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Made in gb
Grim Dark Angels Interrogator-Chaplain





The Rock

I'm on iPad- how do you update the thread title? Because you double click on a computer but if you double tap on iPad it just zooms in.

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[DCM]
Legendary Master of the Chapter





UK

 angelofvengeance wrote:
I'm on iPad- how do you update the thread title? Because you double click on a computer but if you double tap on iPad it just zooms in.


You need to go into edit the first post, and change it there then Submit the update. As far as I know, the 'shortcut' double click doesn't work on touch screens, same for editing posts.

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Reading a Book in the Tower of Prospero





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I just got ding'ed by a mod after posting a massive article...

Could the posting widget be configured to 'auto-spoiler' if the posts contains 'x' characters?

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Made in gb
[ADMIN]
Da Big Mek






London, UK

alas no, automated spoilers would be a bit dangerous as they can break in certain circumstances, so the freedom to add/remove at will it more important to fix any glitches like that.

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Curb stomping in the Eye of Terror!

 legoburner wrote:
alas no, automated spoilers would be a bit dangerous as they can break in certain circumstances, so the freedom to add/remove at will it more important to fix any glitches like that.

Fair enough.

I'll just make it a habit of just spoilering everthing.

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4000

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Made in se
Executing Exarch






Any plans on a proper mobile interface? Feels like dakka is the last forum on the Internet without one at this point :p would probably increase traffic quite a lot too!

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Made in gb
[ADMIN]
Da Big Mek






London, UK

It is constantly on my mind and not a total pain to implement. I'm not tying in to tapatalk ever, but what other mobile forums have good interfaces that you've seen?

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Made in se
Executing Exarch






Ones I use and enjoy are NeoGaf, Yaktribe and The Grand Alliance (AoS forum). Thanks btw, I refuse to use Tapatalk personally.

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Made in se
Longtime Dakkanaut






When browsing from my android phone, the text size for various posts are all over the place.

Some posts get shown in huge fonts and others are microscopic.

   
Made in us
Been Around the Block




Covington LA

Just wanted to bring this to someone's attention. On mobile when creating a new thread, if the text goes beyond the size of the text box it covers the submit button. pretty annoying for someone who primarily uses their phone for browsing forums.
   
Made in au
[MOD]
Cutting stuff up and bunging it back together in new and interesting ways.






Under the couch

If you have your screen set to auto rotate, just rotate your phone 90 degrees and the screen will refresh with your post contained within the text box and the buttons visible again.

   
Made in se
Executing Exarch






 Mymearan wrote:
My biggest gripe with surfing dakka on mobile is that the text becomes super tiny whenever someone posts a huge picture in s thread. Any chance for auto-resize on mobile?


Any chance for a fix for this?
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






Not sure if it's just me, but when browsing the forums on my iPhone with the worksafe theme, tapping on a topic link (or "blog view", "First Unread") brings up the post preview (that you get on mouseover when using a PC); I need to tap the link again to actually "click" it.
   
Made in gb
Fighter Ace




England

Being unable to read threads due to massive pictures Shrinking the txt size seems to have become a more and more common problem, anyway around this while surfing on a mobile?

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Elusive Dryad





Carrara - IT

Tapatalk integration is a must have nowadays

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Crushing Black Templar Crusader Pilot





Toronto, Ontario

 Zywus wrote:
When browsing from my android phone, the text size for various posts are all over the place.

Some posts get shown in huge fonts and others are microscopic.


This is my biggest problem with reading Dakka on my phone, followed very closely by the shrinking of all text when pictures are posted in a thread.
   
 
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