Fix Post textarea

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Fix Post textarea

Post by Dragosvr92 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:26 pm

I think it is a bit silly to allow people to shrink the text area, till it gets to just a line. The smilies area looks bad when you do that..
We should stop that by adding min-height: 268px; in the #message-box textarea id.
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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by Oleg » Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:05 pm

I disagree.

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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by Dragosvr92 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:02 pm

Oleg wrote:I disagree.
Because.....?
You like how this looks like....?
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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by drathbun » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:31 pm

If a user wants to do it... :-? You can only protect users from themselves to a certain level.

FWIW, I cannot reproduce what you've done in Chrome. It lets me increase the size of the form but I cannot decrease it more than the default size initially provided.
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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by DionDesigns » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:35 pm

Add this to your CSS, and problem solved:

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textarea {resize: none;}
Should it be the default in phpBB? Don't know, don't care. I always use the above rule to stop the user from manually resizing textarea elements.

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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by DavidIQ » Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:58 am

TheKiller wrote:
Oleg wrote:I disagree.
Because.....?
You like how this looks like....?
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I can do all sorts of things to make a forum look terrible right from the browser. I don't see why we need to stop the user from making their own decisions on what they do to how they're displaying page elements on their browser.

I also could not reproduce this in FireFox. What browser and version exactly are you doing this in?
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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by Vinny » Fri Jul 06, 2012 4:59 am

Topic Title wrote:Fix Post textarea
Sorry but, there is no error here to fix. This is a browser feature(Firefox and GChrome) and is the choice of each user interacts with the size of the textarea.

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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by Ger » Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:56 am

I don't want to be blunt, but most of your ideas lately shouldn't have anything to do with the core product.
- This one
- Rounded posting buttons
- Thanks for posts
- Default avatar
While you may find them useful, it's just a matter of taste, either for the admin or the avarage board visitor. That kind of 'features' should never make it into the core, simply because there are as much people that dislike it as there are who like it. Also, most of them could be easily changed through the style or a MOD/hook, so easy enough when customizing a board. I'd rather see the devs focusing on the ease of customizations than putting the very customizations in the core. :)
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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by Dragosvr92 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:14 am

Who said i use Chrome....? I Did that in Firefox/13.0.1 by using the resize textarea button in the corner and moved the mouse up..
Easy to reproduce. Works in all browsers that support the resize feature.

The textarea should be allowed to be resized, but not to make it smaller than it is, but bigger.
Imo, the page looks silly. it looks like the text area is removed..

I dont think the suggestions make any harm. :P
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Re: Fix Post textarea

Post by Ger » Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:30 am

Did you even read the posts made above? It isn't a bug and it's an intended feature of the browsers. No need to think for the end user. If they want to do so, then let them.
If you want to change it for your forum, it's easily done. Don't count on it to be in the core.
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