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    Cricket Web Forum Outage - Tomorrow!

    The forum will be unavailable for 4 hours tomorrow as per the below times across the world.

    Event Time Announcer - Cricket Web Forum Upgrade

    This outage will be used to upgrade the forums to one of the latest versions of the vbulletin software which will offer many new features and improve the experience for everyone.

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    Oooh. Will the site still look the same, James? And what sort of enhancements can we expect to see?
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    It'll look very similar. A lot of effort has gone into making the new vBulletin 4 skin look as close as possible to the current vBulletin 3 skin. I'm not sure who ended up doing the little cricket icons for the read/unread posts on the first page but they're great; same basic idea with a crisper, modern feel. It just looks freshened up a bit, which is all we needed, rather than a complete overhaul.
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    The main new features you'll see will be a dedicated mobile skin, a more enhanced version of the Advanced Reply feature including the ability to post tables and YouTube videos, and a more detailed search function.
    Last edited by Prince EWS; 31-05-2013 at 10:08 PM.


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    This is a good video to watch regarding the improvements to the posting editor.

    CKEditor Features - YouTube

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    The main new features you'll see will be a dedicated mobile skin, a more enhanced version of the Advanced Reply feature including the ability to post tables and YouTube videos, and a more detailed search function.
    And nested quotes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by James View Post
    This is a good video to watch regarding the improvements to the posting editor.

    CKEditor Features - YouTube
    That paste from word intrigues me - can you only paste text or can you paste in any object that is in your word document eg a graph or a pic
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    Pasting images doesn't work, but anything else seems to just fine, i.e. tables, bullet points.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    And nested quotes.
    Hrmm. Not a huge fan of nested quotes - unless there's a limit of how much nesting goes on, things can get ugly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Hrmm. Not a huge fan of nested quotes - unless there's a limit of how much nesting goes on, things can get ugly.
    With any new software, I think we'll find things like this.

    After a few weeks I'm sure we'll be making changes here and there to make it work a little better for the community as a whole

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    Just seen this after making my threads. Oooopsie.
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    nice. moblie skin will be handy
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    Look I'm sorry, that time doesn't suit me. You'll have to reschedule.
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    I keep reading this thread title as "Cricket Web Forum Outrage - Tomorrow!"

    I bet this outrage involves Cribb in some way.

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