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Re: Technical questions

Post by Lakin460 on Tue Dec 03 2013, 14:57

Yep, everything looked fine on my profile. I hit the Save button, so maybe it'll reset it again and start working.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by theminis on Tue Jan 21 2014, 12:22

Help, I'm using my daughters iPad on the forum, how do I delete the history on Safari, it's not allowing me too. I don't want her coming on the site when she finds all the links in her history. So if any iPad users know I'd appreciate it. Thanks

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Re: Technical questions

Post by theminis on Tue Jan 21 2014, 12:31

Okay I solved my problem - easy as

Settings - Safari - Delete Cookies/Data and presto all history gone - phew, I thought she'd be on the site tomorrow - that can't do, she would read all the stuff Ive written about her..

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Joanna on Tue Jan 21 2014, 13:24

theminis wrote:Okay I solved my problem - easy as

Settings - Safari - Delete Cookies/Data and presto all history gone - phew, I thought she'd be on the site tomorrow - that can't do, she would read all the stuff Ive written about her..

I've got a little icon at top of page on the left that's like an open book.....on OS6 though.....
Hit that and history is shown.....there's a delete history button which clears them all off......also log out of forum each time ?

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Re: Technical questions

Post by theminis on Tue Jan 21 2014, 13:29

I have the same, except the button down the bottom says Clear and its light grey coloured (doesn't allow me to use it) I think I have IOS7 on this Ipad - had to go into settings to get rid of it - I do log off each time, now that I left it on the screen and hubby was reading all my posts - cheeky bugger

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Carla97 on Tue Jan 21 2014, 16:10

Good to do that cookie clearing even if you do not have curious mind hubby:) or daughter. My technical problem is not related to computer, but TV. Your hubby may be ok you liking Clooney. I don´t have a hubby, but just this guy who is still around and he found out from my friend that we, you know, like Clooney. So now if I have E! news on he changes the channel immidiately even if a glimpse of Clooney is showing.

I need a remote control that has bio id, fingerprint...not sure if they are any of those on the market. My phone has it.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Joanna on Tue Jan 21 2014, 17:10

Carla.....IMO you understand....

1. In your own home YOU have ownership of
the TV remote.
2. Record your special programmes to watch
on your own.
3. Your male guest needs to learn some manners.
4.Google will find you the remote that you need.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Carla97 on Tue Jan 21 2014, 22:33

Yep yep I do. Google couldn´t help this time. Expensive technology. Would make things a whole lot easier though.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by theminis on Tue Jan 21 2014, 23:46

Well hubby knows about me and Clooney, hes okay with it - he doesn't get it but hes okay with it, he would have a ball if he joined this forum for the day, but he'd give away all my secrets so we can't have that!

Carla - smack your male guest on the hand like you do a naughty child if he touches your remote again!!

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Re: Technical questions

Post by chiki on Wed Jan 22 2014, 09:12

sorry, I asked this in the wrong thread. Maybe sounds stupid, but I can't find delete button. I've read here it should be at top right, but I don't see it.   No

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Re: Technical questions

Post by melbert on Wed Jan 22 2014, 11:48

Chiki, when you post your comment, you have 3 "buttons" at the upper right corner of your post  -  multiQUOTE, QUOTE, and EDIT. Next to the EDIT button is an "X". That is for deleting the post.  After awhile, the delete option disappears.  You only have limited time to actually delete your post.  I hope that helps.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by chiki on Wed Jan 22 2014, 16:26

Oh, yes thanks! I see it now.  facepalm But disappears after very little while, just a few hours. Helps a lot, thank you again, Melbert Wink

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Re: Technical questions

Post by hathaross on Wed Jan 22 2014, 18:40

I can´t open the emoticons...

and also, How can I embeb a video?

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Re: Technical questions

Post by LornaDoone on Wed Jan 22 2014, 19:14

hathaross wrote:I can´t open the emoticons...

and also, How can I embeb a video?

Don't know about emoticons.

But to embed a YouTube Video

1. Go to the YouTube Video page
2. Click on the URL in the address bar (not the embed code but the actual URL)
3. Come to this site and click on the YouTube icon
4. Insert your cursor into the box for URL and then either right click and paste or do a Control V for "view" which also pastes the URL into the box.
5. Click on insert
6. Go to Preview to make sure it inserted the video - you can also click on the video in the Preview pane to make sure it's working
7. Scroll back down and hit the SEND button

And that will finish the task for all of us to view and enjoy!

Other videos from other sites that are not YouTube? Can't help you there that's a katiedot question and might include copying and pasting code which I'm not sure if you can do here.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by hathaross on Wed Jan 22 2014, 19:16

sorry I didn´t specific was a video but not from youtube.

But thank you for explaining it anyway.

I just read how to embeb a video... and I could do it  Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy 

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Carla97 on Wed Jan 22 2014, 19:54

melbert wrote:Chiki, when you post your comment, you have 3 "buttons" at the upper right corner of your post  -  multiQUOTE, QUOTE, and EDIT.  Next to the EDIT button is an "X".  That is for deleting the post.  After awhile, the delete option disappears.  You only have limited time to actually delete your post.  I hope that helps.

I didn´t realize x meant delete I thought just closing it... so what is that limited time to delete post exactly? I´m curious as I chronically make posts that are just better to think not write and send.  Rolling Eyes pale 

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Re: Technical questions

Post by theminis on Wed Jan 22 2014, 22:36

Don't know the exact time limit on deleting a post, Katie would know but I assume as above you have a couple of hours. If you really need something deleted that you posted the day before for example best to contact a mod (myself) LornaDonne or Katiedot and ask for the post to be deleted.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by theminis on Wed Jan 22 2014, 22:38

Im going to have to contact Apple as the history on daughters Ipad did not disappear after all - I had a look last night and clicked on some of the links related to this site and I wasn't logged in but could move around the site reading etc (my worst nightmare if she reads my posts)...frustrating.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Joanna on Wed Jan 22 2014, 23:56

Theminis....I think the only answer is to have your own iPad....Lol

Time to start saving again ?

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Re: Technical questions

Post by theminis on Thu Jan 23 2014, 00:12

Joanna wrote:Theminis....I think the only answer is to have your own iPad....Lol

Time to start saving again ?

My fault I shouldn't have used her IPAD to go on this site, I was just itching to play around with it - after buying 2 ipad airs and survivor cases etc think it will be a hard sell to get my own ipad - but Im going to anyway

Thanks WWHS

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Re: Technical questions

Post by What Would He Say on Thu Jan 23 2014, 00:18

Oh glad you got it....I deleted, I thought I'd F**** up again and answered in the wrong thread.... I am leaving work now....too tired .... Embarassed 

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Re: Technical questions

Post by LizzyNY on Thu Mar 13 2014, 01:16

Am I the only one having trouble with the banner ads at the top of the page dropping down and covering the Forum menu? Does anyone know how to keep this from happening? It's driving me crazy!

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Re: Technical questions

Post by silly girl on Thu Mar 13 2014, 01:32

I thought it was just me....it is quite annoying....

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Re: Technical questions

Post by LizzyNY on Thu Mar 13 2014, 01:50

Silly girl - Thank Heaven it's not just me! If I had to call tech support one more time this week my head would explode!

I called them to fix one problem and they created another. When they "fixed" that one, they caused another. I was on the phone with them for three days and I'm still not sure it's all cleared up. Does anyone know of a good tech support company, because the one I'm using stinks?

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Maggy on Thu Mar 13 2014, 05:51

LizzyNY wrote:Am I the only one having trouble with the banner ads at the top of the page dropping down and covering the Forum menu? Does anyone know how to keep this from happening? It's driving me crazy!
It's driving me crazy too.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Katiedot on Thu Mar 13 2014, 06:25

Oh wow, I didn't know about that. Is it still happening?

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Maggy on Thu Mar 13 2014, 06:50

It's still there, but once you log in it goes away.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Maggy on Thu Mar 13 2014, 06:59

Sorry, Katie

the banner came back and it prevents me from clicking on a page number
when am on the "view post from last visit"


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Re: Technical questions

Post by Carla97 on Thu Mar 13 2014, 07:37

If you make changes in menu bar it only applies for the rest of the day. Permanently you can get rid of this problem in Terminal (Applications, Utilities). Type this command (with return key)

sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui KeepAlive -bool false

Administration password needed, but you have it if you are the only user of the computer. Disable Notification Center by replacing "true" with "false" (You can again re-enable notification center by replacing “false” in the above statement with “true.”

)
To quit the Notification Center write this command:

killall NotificationCenter

When you log out and open again your Mac, the Notification Center icon will be missing in the menu bar. Voilà!

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Carla97 on Thu Mar 13 2014, 07:44

So this was for mac. If someone knows command line for HP, Sony etc. would be good to know. So far I have had this problem only with mac. Could be the virus protection is better and covers this issue on those two.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by melbert on Thu Mar 13 2014, 08:03

Sure, now that everyone is talking about it, I've got a damn Milky Way banner (and some others) that keep popping up.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Carla97 on Thu Mar 13 2014, 08:22

Annoying as h**l, and still don´t know how to block them from iphone. Nice to open a page and see only a huge sofa ad.

But sometimes (very rarely) good things pop up, like this couple weeks back http://nettbutikk.lilleba.no

I took a look and placed an order  Laughing Pajamas and underwear for my son...in the middle of the work day - just like that. Convenient.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Joanna on Thu Mar 13 2014, 10:19

Have a look at AdBlock ?

I've got it on my Mac and it stops adverts. There's a version for Windows too.
Unfortunately, not available for tablets or phones though.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AdBlock

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Carla97 on Thu Mar 13 2014, 11:08

Thanks!  flower  It really can save time to have those removed...

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Re: Technical questions

Post by LizzyNY on Sat Mar 15 2014, 13:17

Katie - Sorry to be a pest, but the stupid ad banners are back - smack dab in the middle of everything. I got pm'd and couldn't read the message because the damn banner covered the whole thing! HELP!

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Sevens on Sat Mar 15 2014, 13:30

Well my banners aren't a problem...they just stay where they should be.Maybe you can try a different blowser?
Or try these softwares which could ban the ad banners...
1.Hitware Popup Killer Lite 3(HPK Lite 3)
2.NotTroubleMe1.2

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Re: Technical questions

Post by LizzyNY on Sat Mar 15 2014, 13:49

Thanks, Sevens - I'll give them a try as son as I have a chance. Fingers crossed for luck!

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Katiedot on Mon Mar 17 2014, 05:56

Those of you having problems with banner ads covering up the menu bar, could you let me know which browser you're using?

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Sevens on Mon Mar 17 2014, 07:32

Sevens wrote:Well my banners aren't a problem...they just stay where they should be.Maybe you can try a different blowser?
Or try these softwares which could ban the ad banners...
1.Hitware Popup Killer Lite 3(HPK Lite 3)
2.NotTroubleMe1.2
Emmm....I was trying to say browser...couldn't find the edit button Rolling Eyes 

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Re: Technical questions

Post by melbert on Mon Mar 17 2014, 11:00

IE. I still have the Milky Way ad up and it's disheartening cuz' I don't have any in the house and it's making me hungry... hahahaha

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Re: Technical questions

Post by silly girl on Mon Mar 17 2014, 12:52

I am on a Mac so it is Safari...

My banner is in Spanish today... Wink

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Joanna on Mon Mar 17 2014, 12:58

On my iPad the top banner follows my web site surfing.
Whatever I've been on before shows up.
So far so good in reputable web sites !

Not had any "happy slags" pop up for ages now !


On my MacBook I've installed Adblock so no adverts appear.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by LizzyNY on Mon Mar 17 2014, 15:51

@Katie - I took Joanna's advice and installed Adblock, so the problem is gone, but I use Windows Explorer. Without Adblock I think the problem would return.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by pattygirl on Mon Mar 17 2014, 17:13

Katie - I use Internet Explorer. I installed Adblock and it didn't change anything. Still get ad where it shouldn't be - right now it's a foreign language (Spanish, I think) ad for something to do with New York State. It's really a pain.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Tulips on Fri Jan 02 2015, 20:16

Is there a way to get to the most recent post without having to scroll through 17 pages of posts individually to get to the last page? I'm on the mobile site and can't see any way of doing so. It would save a lot of time and be easier especially if the latest post is just a happy face or something like that.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by LornaDoone on Sat Jan 03 2015, 01:05

Hi Tulips, Welcome.

Unfortunately, I don't use a mobile device to access the site so I don't know how it looks on a mobile.  Seems that's either forum user who also views via mobile or a katiedot question.  (katie is the site owner - I'm one of the mods).

Any other COHers using mobile with suggestions?  Thanks.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Tulips on Sat Jan 03 2015, 03:02

Thanks LornaDoone! Hopefully someone will be able to help.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Katiedot on Sat Jan 03 2015, 04:23

On the mobile site, I don't think it's possible but maybe other mobile users will have better news.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Silje on Sun Jan 04 2015, 00:04

I am always on a cell and I never found a way to do it. But I use private setting which makes it quicker to scroll to page 17. The downside to use private setting is if you want to reply, you don't have the quote button,preview button,smileys button and the other tecnical gadgets.But for reading private setting is better. I wrote this reply on private setting.

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Re: Technical questions

Post by Tulips on Sun Jan 04 2015, 00:23

How do you use private setting?

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