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Picture next to the topic
« on: December 12, 2018, 03:24:19 AM »
Is it possible to add a little image next to the subject of the topic?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2018, 04:06:54 AM »
You mean like the next to the subject of the post here? Default SMF feature, configured from the Smileys and Message Icons area.

Though your theme may hide it, I don’t know.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2018, 04:30:19 AM »
That's what I mean, I want to add a little image next to the subject. I use default theme, didn't find anything in Smileys and Message Icons area.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2018, 05:07:38 AM »
Considering that these are literally the Message Icons, I suspect you need to go to the settings page and tick “enable customised message icons” and hit save.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2018, 05:13:13 AM »
This button is ticked already, I just checked it.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2018, 06:15:24 AM »
Should I first add these icons to the smilies and then copy the address?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2018, 06:16:57 AM »
No, because they’re two things under one area. If you have ticked the enable customised message icons (as opposed to smileys) there should be an area in there to manage message icons now.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2018, 07:25:53 AM »
I can see Edit Message Icons and I can add a new icon but it will be visible not next to the subject.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2018, 07:28:27 AM »
Link to forum? Example where it doesn’t show up?
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2018, 07:39:17 AM »
Here is the link: http://www.forum.bharatconnect.net

And here is the topic where it doesn't show up: http://www.forum.bharatconnect.net/index.php?topic=11362.0

Somehow I can see the image only from my phone but not from the computer.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2018, 08:13:00 AM »
Well, I can’t see the topic you mentioned, I get a security rule error.

And you were incorrect about the default theme, your theme is not the default. But I went to the list of topics and I see the message icons in there, just fine. I can’t see any actual topics because you’ve made it so I’d have to register, which I don’t want to do, especially as I don’t use whatever language you use.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2018, 08:24:12 AM »
Please check the attachment, I can see only No next to the name of the subject but there should be a flag instead. Anyway can you please explain me how to add a little images next to the subject?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2018, 08:27:35 AM »
Bharat...


 he *DID* explain... several times.
and the icons are there when I view your site...

http://www.forum.bharatconnect.net/index.php?board=7.0
I see one column of participation icons and one column of message icons.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #13 on: December 12, 2018, 08:48:33 AM »
I just want to ask to I need to add icons first or there is a code which I need to add next to the message?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2018, 08:50:57 AM »
By the way can you see any image next to the attachment I posted earlier?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2018, 09:02:02 AM »
I do not think that you are actually reading what was written.

Assuming your theme supports the icons in the first place, and you have turned on the custom message icons feature, then all you to do is to add the icons in the admin tool.

And I have no idea what you are talking about
 
By the way can you see any image next to the attachment I posted earlier?
I see the attachment. yes.
I see the icons when I go to your site. e.g. the link that I included shows the icons.

If YOU are not seeing icons, then it's a problem with your computer, not the forum.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2018, 09:07:28 AM »
I do see all icons on the forum, I just don't see a little flag next to the subject in the attachment. I can see it only from my phone.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2018, 11:58:37 AM »
again.... if you see it on one device and not the other, chances are your problem is actually your device.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2018, 12:22:49 PM »
How about you screenshot what your phone shows you and what your browser shows you (full screen) so we can see what you’re seeing?
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2018, 02:24:16 PM »
I see the flag next to the name of the topic from my phone, you can see it in attachment.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #20 on: December 12, 2018, 03:28:34 PM »
OK...    I have no idea what that is.   It is not the standard message icon  and it is not something which is part of the core product.


As usual, you need to work on CLEARLY explaining your question...   If you have trouble with English, then we have language specific boards which you might find easier...

So, it seems that you have some sort of mod. Since we don't know what mods you have, we can't really say how/why it shows in one format and not in the other.
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Re: Picture next to the topic - maybe... 🌸
« Reply #21 on: December 12, 2018, 04:25:04 PM »
Can you link to the topic with the flag?
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #22 on: December 12, 2018, 04:33:18 PM »
Probably - but I doubt any of us could see it - every topic seemed to be restricted from guests. I did especially like the misconfigured security rule in the host that most links weren't even getting to SMF because of...

EDIT: Please, please link me to the board where this post is, I bet I know what it actually is.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #23 on: December 13, 2018, 02:59:16 AM »
Here is the link to the topic: http://www.forum.bharatconnect.net/index.php?topic=11362.0
You don't need to register to be able to see topics, you just can't read them.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #24 on: December 13, 2018, 03:06:53 AM »
Firstly, that isn’t what I asked for. I want the link to the BOARD to see this. Your link doesn’t ever let me see the topic, therefore I can’t get to the board it is in (because you have so many boards I spent 20 minutes trying to find the topic in your screenshot and couldn’t). If you didn’t restrict guests from seeing topics, I could have answered this for you by now but that obnoxious “let people think they can see content and suddenly NOPE” puts people off.

Secondly, something is wrong with your site anyway. See attached, that’s what I get when trying to follow any link from you to the topic directly.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #25 on: December 13, 2018, 03:23:46 AM »
I upload the image of the board where the image is, you will see Child Boards under it and the topic is in the first column second from the topic. I specially made this forum not visible for the guest becaue there are quite a lot of spammers whom I don't want to see on the site.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #26 on: December 13, 2018, 03:26:07 AM »
Why can you not just post a link t the board itself?

I don’t speak your language, that screenshot does not help me to help you!!!
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #27 on: December 13, 2018, 03:28:27 AM »
I posted the link earlier but you can't see it. I just checked as a guest and I can open any boards.

http://www.forum.bharatconnect.net/index.php?board=70.0

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #28 on: December 13, 2018, 03:48:32 AM »
I don’t see the topic from your screenshot in that board. That’s all I want, to actually see the flag on my screen myself.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #29 on: December 13, 2018, 07:33:07 AM »
What??

Restricting the public from viewing posts does not prevent spammers....   that is the most bizarre statement I have heard in a while.  Restricting us from viewing the messages just makes it harder for us to help you and generally just pisses before off.

If we can not see the screen on which the flag appears,  we're can not help you.

Though, I don't know why we bother.  Every single time you come here asking a question,  this degenerates into us asking you goes something 20 times and you refusing to give us what we asked for
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #30 on: December 13, 2018, 11:28:41 AM »
I sent links which you were asking for, here is actually the board where I can see the falg from my phone on the first topic: http://www.forum.bharatconnect.net/index.php?board=125.0 but I am not sure that you will be able to see it. I mean that I made it important to register on the forum before reading and writing and it really helps to prevent spammers, I simply delete them when they register on the site.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #31 on: December 13, 2018, 11:43:26 AM »
You sent me links initially that I could not see, and that were in no way helpful anyway, not until this last link.

I know exactly what your problem is now. The flag is an emoji added on a phone, which will work on any mobile device that is reasonably to date, but desktops other than macOS aren’t up to date yet, so you won’t see it on a desktop (Windows 10 hasn’t implemented full emoji support like none of the flags have been added)

In short this is working as designed and unless you can get Microsoft to add new features to Windows, it isn’t happening.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #32 on: December 13, 2018, 11:44:33 AM »
Requiring registration before WRITING is important and valid.
Requiring registration before reading is stupid, pointless and will just annoy people.  It does nothing at all to prevent spam. I guarantee.

As for deleting them when they register....   try setting it up with questions so they never even register.
on 3 sites, I have not had a single spammer complete the registration in 3 years now.



as for your issue...
The flag was added by whoever wrote the post.
It looks like the author included an emoji of the Norwegian flag.
I believe that the PC browsers won't process it correctly.

that's why it reads
Норвегия 🇳🇴
for the PC
but
Норвегия <flag icon>
for the phone.

https://www.emojibase.com/emoji/1f1f3-1f1f4/flagfornorway


However... that being said, there is nothing at all that YOU can do, as an admin about adding that icon.  That was added by the author


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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #33 on: December 13, 2018, 11:50:06 AM »
You sent me links initially that I could not see, and that were in no way helpful anyway, not until this last link.

I know exactly what your problem is now. The flag is an emoji added on a phone, which will work on any mobile device that is reasonably to date, but desktops other than macOS aren’t up to date yet, so you won’t see it on a desktop (Windows 10 hasn’t implemented full emoji support like none of the flags have been added)

In short this is working as designed and unless you can get Microsoft to add new features to Windows, it isn’t happening.
They are also working fine for me on ubuntu/firefox. And not sure whether browser or OS support but I recall seeing plain-looking single-colored badly sized ones in windows/firefox too. Or maybe I was on another linux and can't remember :P
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #34 on: December 13, 2018, 12:01:45 PM »
You sent me links initially that I could not see, and that were in no way helpful anyway, not until this last link.

I know exactly what your problem is now. The flag is an emoji added on a phone, which will work on any mobile device that is reasonably to date, but desktops other than macOS aren’t up to date yet, so you won’t see it on a desktop (Windows 10 hasn’t implemented full emoji support like none of the flags have been added)

In short this is working as designed and unless you can get Microsoft to add new features to Windows, it isn’t happening.

Thanks a lot for the explanation, I was thinking that it has something to do with the emoji site.

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #35 on: December 13, 2018, 12:05:26 PM »
As for deleting them when they register....   try setting it up with questions so they never even register.
on 3 sites, I have not had a single spammer complete the registration in 3 years now.

I have some questions which you need to answer before completing registration but still I see some spammers once a while.


I understood about this particular issue with the flag but my question is still the same, can I add myself an icon next to the Subject and how can I do that?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #36 on: December 13, 2018, 12:08:32 PM »
On your phone, sure, just edit the subject and use the emoji feature on your phone to add one. 👍
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #37 on: December 13, 2018, 12:10:23 PM »
I understand about the phone, what about computer, can't I add an image as well?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #38 on: December 13, 2018, 12:11:19 PM »
If your computer had an interface to add emoji, sure. But it probably doesn’t because Microsoft haven’t done so yet.

You could probably copy/paste from Emojipedia though.
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #39 on: December 13, 2018, 12:15:43 PM »
No, my computer doesn't have this special interface, otherwise I would see the flag from my computer as well. I can copy paste from the site but will I be able to see these images?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #40 on: December 13, 2018, 12:18:13 PM »
Nope, not on your computer. Some emojis will be visible but not all (like flags)
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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #41 on: December 13, 2018, 01:13:10 PM »
Thanks a lot for the explanation. Can I add only emojis or some other icons?

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Re: Picture next to the topic
« Reply #42 on: December 13, 2018, 01:19:40 PM »
Emojis only - because under the hood, SMF thinks they’re just text, there’s no extra files sent anywhere or anything.
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