Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:09 pm Post
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:33 pm Post
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:48 am Post
brookter wrote:Hah -- a plague on both your huts.
We Deceanglii sat around here minding our own business and worshipping the River Dee (Long May Her Waters Flow), when Tacitus' lot came and built a fortress on it and started boasting about invading Hibernia. Then they buggered off up North to do a bit of Pict Palaver.
Slow down, we said. Stop rushing about. Have some cheese. Oh and you may want to put a bit more mortar in those walls -- we'll want to walk round them one day.
What have they ever done for us?
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:20 am Post
The fact is, you British type people are a source of constant fascination to us Americans.
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:36 pm Post
brookter wrote:Of course, some of them down that London way fell for it -- "Look at us, all Roman and civilised like" they said, poncing around in their new togas.
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:44 pm Post
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:16 pm Post
Tacitus wrote:Aye them down London now speak of a mighty awakening as Britannia loses her chains, throws off the yoke of European influence and once again faces the world. Indeed they speak of little else but to question what those Romans, and others of the European persuasion ever did for us. Let us be free they cry, that we may recreate the noble empire that surpassed even that of my illustrious ancestors.
They promise wealth and riches will flow freely even unto the poorest of the land.
Twas ever thus. As I write in my Annals, (copies available in many good charity shops) the delusions of our leaders are often a wonder to behold.
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:41 pm Post
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:30 am Post
dspady wrote:Agree strongly with the need for higher contrast or a strong black font. If the appearance was like the menu fonts list on the "post a reply" page it would be fine. At my age (probably not the oldest user of this forum) my eyes have a very hard time reading the material, so PLEASE MAKE THE FONT BLACK and/or BOLD.
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:57 am Post
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:25 am Post
The only problem I have is the synopsis in the inspector is really tiny on this iMac 5K.
I’d make the argument that all the text on the screen should have a percentage adjust meant like the main editor to adjust it for aging eyes.
Whilst I agree with much of what has been said regarding the new flatter appearance, given the apparent impunity with which the trolls seem to be able to post spam, I suspect the new look is the least of the mods problems….
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:03 pm Post
AmberV wrote:The only problem I have is the synopsis in the inspector is really tiny on this iMac 5K.
It has been possible to modify the index card look since version 1, though. No need to use the defaults if you don’t like them! I’d go through all of the Appearance pane settings in the “Fonts” tab if you haven’t done so. There are many areas of the UI that can be magnified through the use of custom fonts.
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:54 pm Post
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:52 pm Post
AmberV wrote:Hmm, that’s not an expected result in fact. You are definitely changing the “Index card text” setting in the Appearance: Index Cards preference pane? This is the result I get with an 18pt font set:
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