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Any plans for introduction of " push notifications " ?
 
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Avatars didn't transfer very cleanly from the old forum software. Please try re-uploading it.

-Uwe-

Well, I used a 425 x 425 pixel JPEG but it is still blurred. Would using a png file work better? Edit: Disregard. It turns out the avatar is sharp AFTER you actually post your message; it is still blurry next to the "Write your reply..." section.

On another topic, I used to receive one email per day telling me there were new posts in the forum I follow; now I'm getting a notice for each individual post. I went to the preference section of my account but couldn't see how to change back to the once per day setting. How do I do that?
 
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On another topic, I used to receive one email per day telling me there were new posts in the forum I follow; now I'm getting a notice for each individual post. I went to the preference section of my account but couldn't see how to change back to the once per day setting. How do I do that?
Not sure. Perhaps @Santos has some ideas?

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On another topic, I used to receive one email per day telling me there were new posts in the forum I follow; now I'm getting a notice for each individual post. I went to the preference section of my account but couldn't see how to change back to the once per day setting. How do I do that?

Was the "once per day email" sent from the new Xenforo forum software? or was it in our old forum? I don't see anything obvious in the forum settings that allow a once per day email. i'll keep digging.
 
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Was the "once per day email" sent from the new Xenforo forum software? or was it in our old forum? I don't see anything obvious in the forum settings that allow a once per day email. i'll keep digging.

Old forum. I'd been deleting the individual emails unread until I realized the daily update was no longer coming. I prefer that as clicking the link would take me directly to the forum so I could read all the new posts at one sitting. With the individual emails I have to stop what I'm doing to read each one individually.
 
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Old forum. I'd been deleting the individual emails unread until I realized the daily update was no longer coming. I prefer that as clicking the link would take me directly to the forum so I could read all the new posts at one sitting. With the individual emails I have to stop what I'm doing to read each one individually.

Any update, Santos?
 
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the forum doesn't natively support a daily "digest" of posts. I've looked through the plugins that are available and nothing seems to offer that functionality.

I'll keep an eye out, if something new pops up, i'll test it.
 
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Very poor software design. vBulletin is better,
Pfffft.

It's a forum, not a mailing list. If I were using that feature at all, I would set up a filter in my e-mail to automatically and immediately move all forum notifications to their own folder, where I could then peruse them at my leisure (once a day or whatever). Wait, you say your e-mail doesn't support that? Well then it's poorly designed. :p

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It is just the fact that since digest post notification has been a standard of all forums I've been on for the last 15 - 20 years, that I'm surprised it wasn't included from the get go by this software vendor. As for email software, I still miss Eudora and have always found Mail.app to be "poorly designed"! :D
 
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A query on the search function:

Is there a way to search for an exact phrase?
I was searching for crash data earlier and seemed to get any thread that contained crash or data.
I tried the usual search engine operators ("crash data", +crash +data) and looked in the Advanced Search options, but no luck.

Am I missing something obvious?
 
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Am I missing something obvious?

Nope, nothing obvious. I checked the xenforo support forum and found a few threads asking about the same thing. The general consensus was its normal behavior for mysql search and its terrible. i'll keep digging and get back to you if i find anything more info.


Both TDIclub.com and vwvortex.com now run xenforo, and have the same search issues with "crash data" . We may have to see if there are other search add-ons that can filter better.
 
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