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I find distinguishing one comment from another to be a painful and slow process. They all seem to flow together. The only way that I can tell them apart is by looking for the faint color changes, due to comment breaks, above the avatars, which being on the left makes it even more difficult.

What about more profound background shading changes from post to post? Or a solid line between posts?

Maybe I'll get used to it, but for now I have to set aside too much time to really peruse the forums. So basically I don't get to come by as often as I'd like.
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I don't have a problem. The posts are light blue with a white line between them and more importantly the title is in dark blue and bold at the start of each post. The first post uses the title and each post after that starts with Re and the title. The big font and the darker blue make each post pretty obvious in my opinion.
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Specsavers.
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I thought the avatars were on the right.

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Robotaz wrote:I find distinguishing one comment from another to be a painful and slow process. They all seem to flow together. The only way that I can tell them apart is by looking for the faint color changes, due to comment breaks, above the avatars, which being on the left makes it even more difficult.

What about more profound background shading changes from post to post? Or a solid line between posts?

Maybe I'll get used to it, but for now I have to set aside too much time to really peruse the forums. So basically I don't get to come by as often as I'd like.
Did you come from another forum that just had a different layout and are not used to this one yet?

Has this ever been an issue for anyone else?
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Post by village »

No.

tbh its one of the clearer and easier to read layouts...
If you can read this you are too close to your computer screen....
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village wrote:No.

tbh its one of the clearer and easier to read layouts...
This was my always my thinking..... :?
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Wait. There are other people writing stuff on here as well as me?? :? :shock:


Seriously, I think this forum is clearer than plenty of others.
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highway62 wrote:Specsavers.
Do they have those in Kentucky? :lol:
I have used other fora* with more contrast, but this one is fine IMHO.

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Other opticians are available....:wink:
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:I have used other fora* with more contrast, but this one is fine IMHO.
*Just for the grammarians! curmudgeons
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Re: Forum layout

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I can barely see the blue, and only if I move my eyes to directly in the center of the screen. In most sitting positions I cannot see it at all. I have 20/15 vision so I don't need glasses. Looking more closely, it's the signatures that make it hard for me to see. I can usually scan the posts on a forum page in 10-15 seconds. It takes minutes for me here.

I guess it's just me. That's why I asked.
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you can actually turn the signatures off in your control panel
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highway62 wrote:you can actually turn the signatures off in your control panel
Wow. I feel dumb for not reading the manual. I can see perfectly now. Thank you very much.
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Pleasure :)