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Unless my browser just went wacky there apparently is a new format to the forum website.
In any case I really like the new thumbnails.

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Hi rtibbs2018,

Thank you for your feedback.

We are thrilled to have completed our update and to be introducing the following improvements:

We have added the ability to embed YouTube videos and social media posts into your forum posts. To embed a YouTube video simply copy the YouTube URL of the video you would like to post and paste it into the body of your post and to embed a social media post simply click into the post you would like to embed and copy and paste the URL link into the body of the post.

We have enhanced the way you see images within posts, instead of navigating to a new page, images will show within the page of the post you’re looking at. Simply use the left and right arrows to move between multiple images.

We have also updated the view within the forum galleries, to showcase thumbnails of the projects being discussed. You can view the conversations around those topics by simply clicking on the thumbnail image. Please note – the forum will automatically choose the thumbnail image as the first image uploaded when you create your post.

We have updated some of the icons across the forum to make them more reflective of what they mean. Here you can see what the icons were previously and what they have been updated to.

If you preferred to only see topics in the categories; unanswered topics, unread posts, new posts or active topics, you can now find these categories within the ‘Quick Links’ drop down in the navigation bar at the top of the page.

Thanks

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Looks good to me!

When it first loaded I thought "Uh oh, something went whacky in my browser."

I really like the gallery index with the thumbnails.
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It looks "washed out"
Very dificult to read.
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Hi TReischl,

No error here :D

Awesome, That's great to hear. Thanks for taking the time to feedback.

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Same here, in fact I reloaded the page twice....

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Yeah,, I thought it was my computer, so I rebooted.
No contrast makes it difficult to read.
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Looks crisp and clear to me. Plenty of contrast between the dark text and white background. I am very fussy about making sure my monitors are set up correctly though.

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I am liking the changes!!! ;)
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My vote is for a slightly 'softer' background color. This gets like staring out over a white beach. Nice initially, but a bit much after a while. Otherwise, looks great.

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I like the new format!

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I'm glad for this forum software move for many reasons.

One suggestion...for those of us who visit many forums, having a "full path' at the top of the page to navigate back in the tree is expedient to move between areas we are interested in. On the screen as I type this in the upper right hand side, I see "Aspire < Aspire - General" What's missing there is "Home" preceding the Aspire so there is no full navigation. Yes, there's a dedicated "home" button up in the upper left, but that's a completely different thing than the tree that many, if not most, forums offer. It's a little thing, I know, but something to consider and likely easy to implement.

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Click/touch the vectric logo and it goes to the home page.

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I especially like the new gallery look. I like being a able to see a picture of the item displayed. However, I would prefer smaller thumbnails so that more could be seen on the opening page. Is there a way to change the thumbnail size on my screen?

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