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Forum auto-completing "@FileViewer"

Discussion in 'Support' started by vefatica, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. vefatica

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    Twice in as many days. I type "do line in @file <Enter>" and the forum auto-completes "@FileViewer".

    That's bull (and annoying as heck). Can you stop it?

    And can you make the default font for <code> monospaced?
     
  2. rconn

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    It's not coming from XenForo; it appears that FileViewer is doing it.

    I can't control that. But you can select whatever font you want (presumably "Courier New").
     
  3. vefatica

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    How can FileViewer be messing with XenForo's software, your web site, and my browser?
    Before recent forum upgrades, <code> blocks appeared monospaced by default. I have probably posted hundreds of code blocks and I never, until recently, had to change the font manually (a P.I.T.A.). I'm pretty sure code blocks from weeks/months/years ago are monospaced.
     
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    From my point of view, that's like saying Google is doing it!
     
  6. Steve Fabian

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    Directly - no. But through a vehement complaint to XenForo about a giant step backward - you may be able to, or at least influence it. Since only you have a contract with XenForo, neither Vince, nor I, nor any other of your customers can get this malfeature removed. After all, what is the point of the <code> tag if it does not create a visually different format?
     
  7. rconn

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    Why would XenForo be showing a popup window with the FileViewer logo?
     
  8. vefatica

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    Is your question facetious? My answer is "I have no idea!".
     
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    And neither does XenForo. (Why would you think that the only thing that XenForo tries to autocomplete would be "FileViewer"?)
     
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    I am troubled that XenForo's spelling dictionary does not include Xenforo! I would like the dictionary used in this forum to include all TCMD key words
     
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    Again, I have no idea. You must see it too because I didn't mention the pop-up. The pop-up is for "V", and given that you have some relationship with "V", it seems fishy. I'm so curious! Will you get to the bottom of this mystery (and put an end to it)?

    It sounds like you have contacted XenForo. Did they change the default font for code blocks and leave the user (meaning you) no way to change it?
     
  12. rconn

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    I am troubled that you think that XenForo has a spelling dictionary! The spell checker in the XenForo editor is using your browser's dictionary.
     
  13. rconn

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    XenForo 1.2 uses a different editor (Redactor instead of TinyMCE), which is much faster and has a few hundred additional features.
     
  14. vefatica

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    XenForo knows nothing of this completion business???

    On XenForo's own website, if while composing, I type "@File" it offers to complete "@Filetrip" ... pop-up and all!
     
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    That doesn't make it clear who sets the font. The change in font behavior might not be the editor's fault.
     
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    And it's the same on another computer and with IE.
     
  17. rconn

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    It's completing forum member names. Try @vefa .
     
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    So I asked about it in XenForo's general forum and got a quick answer. It's completing forum member usernames (and XenForo didn't know that!). It offers to complete "@vef". I asked if the site's admin could turn it off and also if the admin could set a default font for code blocks.
     
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    You beat me to it. Did you by chance read the reply to Buffy's recent post in XenForo's general forum?
     
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    To disable variable functions to be considered user names, does Rex need to apply the hack on the server, or do us forum users need to apply it on our client machines?
     
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    No.
     

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