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Started by SALocalcom, June 17, 2020, 10:47:05 PM

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SALocalcom

I'm trying different themes...a lot of them.  Some of them I don't want to keep.  Can you uninstall them?  I know I can delete them off the server, but then they still show up in theme management, don't they?

Thanks

Sir Osis of Liver

Admin -> Themes and Layout -> Theme Settings

Click the red X.
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SALocalcom

Quote from: Sir Osis of Liver on June 17, 2020, 11:10:03 PM
Admin -> Themes and Layout -> Theme Settings  Click the red X.

Thanks, I don't know how I missed that. 

I have another issue.  I copied the themes I like so I could retittle them to indicate to users which works for mobile, desktop...or both.  Just now the copies wouldn't work.  I don't know why, except in the place where you pick which themes can be used, I unchecked the originals so they couldn't be picked.  I was going to uninstall and delete the originals to save disk space.  I can't delete the originals and use the renamed copies?
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I B D

Quote from: SALocalcom on June 18, 2020, 12:53:19 PM
I have another issue.  I copied the themes I like so I could retittle them to indicate to users which works for mobile, desktop...or both.  Just now the copies wouldn't work.  I don't know why, except in the place where you pick which themes can be used, I unchecked the originals so they couldn't be picked.  I was going to uninstall and delete the originals to save disk space.  I can't delete the originals and use the renamed copies?
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You should be able to however what do you mean originals?  The only theme you CANNOT delete is the default one listed in Themes/default aby other theme you should be able to.

Are you getting an error when you try? what is happening to prevent you

Sir Osis of Liver

"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft a-gley." - Robert Burns

SALocalcom

themes and layout/manage and install

down at the bottom is...

From a directory on the server:..../public_html/comalnet_frm/Themes/
Create a copy of Default named:  whatever you want to name it.

I've already got the default changed to the one I want to copy.

Then you click install.

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Kindred

create a copy of default DOES NOT create a copy of "your current default theme"

it creates a copy of Curve, aka the SMF default theme (the one in that MUST STAY the /default folder)
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Sir Osis of Liver

If you just want to change the name of a theme, you have to edit the name in theme_info.xml, remove the theme in Theme Settings, and reinstall it from directory.

"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft a-gley." - Robert Burns

Arantor

Quote from: Sir Osis of Liver on June 19, 2020, 12:32:59 PM
If you just want to change the name of a theme, you have to edit the name in theme_info.xml, remove the theme in Theme Settings, and reinstall it from directory.


You can rename the human-displayed name from the settings just fine, once a theme is installed.
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Sir Osis of Liver

Didn't see that, just click on theme name in Theme Settings and there's a page of options.  If copied themes were installed correctly they should work.  I believe you'll have to remove the installed theme before installing a copy of same theme.

"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft a-gley." - Robert Burns

SALocalcom

Quote from: Arantor on June 19, 2020, 12:37:02 PM
Quote from: Sir Osis of Liver on June 19, 2020, 12:32:59 PM
If you just want to change the name of a theme, you have to edit the name in theme_info.xml, remove the theme in Theme Settings, and reinstall it from directory.

You can rename the human-displayed name from the settings just fine, once a theme is installed.

Yes i'm just trying to rename what the users see when switching themes.  I someone on ah iphone or android accidentally switches to a theme that's not responsive, they're going to have a difficult time switching back.  .....and on some themes switch themes seems hard to find, anyway.

But this looks like 2 ways of doing it, or am i not understanding.
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Arantor

Well, I'm not quite sure you done in terms of copying; my method just changes what name users see - nothing to do with making copies of anything.
No good deed goes unpunished / All helpful urges should be circumvented

I have something to say: it's better to burn out than to fade away. There can be only one.

SALocalcom

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Quote from: Arantor on June 19, 2020, 12:37:02 PM
You can rename the human-displayed name from the settings just fine, once a theme is installed.

Ok, this worked.  In "current theme". Thanks!

I do also like copies, so I can mess with them and not loose anything.......but really right now there are some basics I need to cover.  One will be the zip code registration I'd mentioned....that might be next.
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SALocalcom

Ok, here's my next issue.  Can't find a mod for it...or the right one.

Most people have no idea of how to format a photo.  They just upload whatever is in their phone or camera.  You end up with hugh images that just slow page loading down to a crawl.  I've seen this all over the place.  I thought there were mods that would resize images to the specs you determine.  Am I wrong, there isn't....or just not for smf 2.0.17 ?

Doug Heffernan

Quote from: SALocalcom on June 20, 2020, 09:28:46 AM
Ok, here's my next issue.  Can't find a mod for it...or the right one.

Most people have no idea of how to format a photo.  They just upload whatever is in their phone or camera.  You end up with hugh images that just slow page loading down to a crawl.  I've seen this all over the place.  I thought there were mods that would resize images to the specs you determine.  Am I wrong, there isn't....or just not for smf 2.0.17 ?

Have a look at this mod.

https://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=2206

SALocalcom

#15
2.0.17 isn't listed in the specs.

What is the GD module....required for some settings in the attachment settings?

.....tried one didn't work. Called ncode.

Doug Heffernan

Quote from: SALocalcom on June 20, 2020, 10:57:00 AM
2.0.17 isn't listed in the specs.

It does not matter. It should work with 2.0.17 as well.

Quote from: SALocalcom on June 20, 2020, 10:57:00 AM
What is the GD module....required for some settings in the attachment settings?

....and I tried the one from smfhacks.  It installed, but doesn't seem to work.

I do not use either of those mods myself, so I can not be of much help. It would be best if you posted your questions at their respective support topics. You might get better help there.

SALocalcom

Wasn't from smfhacks, somebody else.

I'll see if it installs.



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