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Old February 10, 2010, 04:55 PM   #1
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Smiley in editing...???

Why is there no smiley options window upon editing a post? I've noted it a few times when a smiley addition was one thing I wanted to do.
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Old February 10, 2010, 05:29 PM   #2
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After you've hit the "Edit" button, hit the button that says "Go Advanced" between the "save" and "Cancel" button and it'll bring up the smileys.
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Old February 10, 2010, 08:53 PM   #3
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Thaaat's it!
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Old February 10, 2010, 09:57 PM   #4
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OKIE DOKIE... Thanks, that was simple enuff.
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Old February 10, 2010, 09:58 PM   #5
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But why did the smileys recently get all shuffled up? I just got the dern things memorized and ya'll screwed me all up again.
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Old February 10, 2010, 11:45 PM   #6
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They got shuffled up again??!!!

All right! Whose week was it to watch the smileys? You KNOW they'll move out of the proper order if no one is watching!


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Old February 10, 2010, 11:46 PM   #7
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You'll have to 'splain that one. What do you mean by all shuffled up?
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Old February 11, 2010, 11:14 AM   #8
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You'll have to 'splain that one. What do you mean by all shuffled up?
They move around in their little window. I don't know if they're in the same position for everybody but right now this guy is in the upper left corner. Up until recently, he was in the right side, middle.

I don't know how often they move or why, but I do notice it on occasion.
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Old February 11, 2010, 12:15 PM   #9
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Interesting. I've never noticed it, but I usually don't use those anyway, so I probably wouldn't (I enter the text code instead of clicking on the icon).

Maybe it's a first-found-first-displayed type of thing. So if a portion of the database is busy and one image descriptor is found before another, the order gets switched. I dunno, just guessing. I do know that when the connection is slow or the server is stressed, first the text code fills the box, and then the images show up one at a time.
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Old February 11, 2010, 12:29 PM   #10
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Jeez, yeah -- those smilies are out of order. I wonder what else they get up to in that little box...

Oh, and, Brent -- just for the record, you can enter smilies when editing, without hitting the "Go Advanced" button -- they all have text equivalents, like :) for the basic happy face, or :mad: for the little red-faced guy... just type those in, and the smilies will obediently appear. At least they have that much discipline...
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Old February 11, 2010, 08:50 PM   #11
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they all have text equivalents, like for the basic happy face, or for the little red-faced guy... just type those in, and the smilies will obediently appear.
Vanya, If it took me that long to mesmerize the locations of the smilies, you think I could ever murmerize the "text"...
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Old February 11, 2010, 11:37 PM   #12
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C'mon guys, Admit it. You figured out that Brent memorized the smiley face locations and had to move them just to keep him on his toes.
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Old February 12, 2010, 12:08 PM   #13
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Maybe it's a first-found-first-displayed type of thing. So if a portion of the database is busy and one image descriptor is found before another, the order gets switched. I dunno, just guessing. I do know that when the connection is slow or the server is stressed, first the text code fills the box, and then the images show up one at a time.
Maybe it's the software arranging the smileys by a given user's "most used"? I dunno.
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