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I can not change themes

Started by shane is my name, May 24, 2010, 05:05:43 AM

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shane is my name

I made a copy of curve theme. edited it... then saved it, converted to a zip... then tried to upload it as a theme (basically testing the process out), it said successful, but when I tried to set it as my theme, i got a Parse error saying something about Themes/default/Combat.template.php 
I am now unable to use any other theme?  Everytime i select another theme in "overall forum default" and "reset everyone", it clicks as if successful, but the forum is still on the default curve theme. i cant get it to change to any other theme.

hav u heard of this before?


Yeah, I have.

My RC3 forum won't keep theme changes, either.

Only way I can do it, is to got to my forum using the usual homepage link and adding the theme number, after it.

So, if it was here, I'd type:


to get me back to the default theme.

If you use "?theme=2", "?theme=3", etc. It'll change it to other themes.

That's until either of us finds a way to fix this... :(

shane is my name

I thought I solved it, because i deleted the following from the url:  u=0
and everything was working good fro a few hours, but then it came back...

here is the exact errors Im getting (also see attached for a snapshot of the first error when i tried to load my theme):
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_CONSTANT_ENCAPSED_STRING, expecting ',' or ';' in /testsmf/Themes/default/Compat.template.php on line 32

but I didnt edit or even touch that file.


I don't even have that file, on my installation.

I guess a mod puts that there.

What mods do you have?


May 24, 2010, 02:09:13 PM #4 Last Edit: May 24, 2010, 02:12:16 PM by smp420
If you click on choose next to the dropdown where you change the theme and click on it there it will change for you.
And change that line to
' ,implode(' ', $buttons), '
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