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  Topic: Technical maintenance
Joan Fabre

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PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Mar 13, 2015 07:56   Subject: Technical maintenance
Hi all,

Due to some unscheduled technical maintenance tasks, you probably have noticed some forum service disruptions during the last hours.

Our apologies for this inconvenience. FMF forum shou ...
  Topic: New improvement to the forum: the option of downloading a Word version!
Joan Fabre

Replies: 9
Views: 23546

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Mar 27, 2014 16:49   Subject: Re: New improvement to the forum: the option of downloading a Word version!
Hi Gerard,

You must be logged in the forum to see these options, if you don't see these options it's probably because you are not logged in.

Didn't know about the PDF option... Nice feature!
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  Topic: New improvement to the forum: the option of downloading a Word version!
Joan Fabre

Replies: 9
Views: 23546

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Mar 27, 2014 11:16   Subject: Re: New improvement to the forum: the option of downloading a Word version!
Hi Chris,

In fact this link generates HTML which Word is able to open, we will take a look at how OpenOffice/LibreOffice handles HTML files, probably just making some small corrections we will be a ...
  Topic: New improvement to the forum: the option of downloading a Word version!
Joan Fabre

Replies: 9
Views: 23546

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Mar 27, 2014 04:45   Subject: New improvement to the forum: the option of downloading a Word version!
We have just finished adding a new feature to FMF that allows you to download a Word version of the thread you are reading (this is in addition to the possibility of downloading it as a PDF)

You wi ...
  Topic: FMF Gallery is working again
Joan Fabre

Replies: 0
Views: 5221

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Feb 08, 2014 02:01   Subject: FMF Gallery is working again
FMF Gallery is working again

During the last 3 days the link to the FMF Gallery (English version) has been broken, due to a configuration error in our servers. We did not realized the problem as so ...
  Topic: Image upload system improvements in FMF
Joan Fabre

Replies: 18
Views: 30699

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 15, 2014 04:42   Subject: Image upload system improvements in FMF
We have already successfully completed the migration to a new, much more powerful and reliable server. One of the new functions installed during the migration is a new photo upload system. Now if a pi ...
  Topic: A major new improvement in FMF!!
Joan Fabre

Replies: 13
Views: 14328

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 15, 2014 04:26   Subject: Re: Main Change: FMF moves to a New Server!!
The migration process has been completed. You are now able to post new messages to the forum. If you had "automatic log in" activated, you'll need to log on again to the new server:

Log i ...
  Topic: A major new improvement in FMF!!
Joan Fabre

Replies: 13
Views: 14328

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 15, 2014 00:12   Subject: Main Change: FMF moves to a New Server!!
At this time we are starting the migration of FMF to a new server. Until further notice no forum activity will be possible and no one will be able to log in to it, although you'll be able to read the ...
  Topic: RSS feeds
Joan Fabre

Replies: 12
Views: 17489

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Sep 26, 2013 10:06   Subject: Re: RSS feeds
Hi there,

Thanks to Frank we realized that we have RSS feeds in FMF forum :-) In fact we published the RSS script many years ago to allow other friend sites to show our forum posts, but the RSS lin ...
  Topic: RSS feeds
Joan Fabre

Replies: 12
Views: 17489

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Sep 10, 2013 10:29   Subject: Re: RSS feeds
Hi Frank,

Could you check it now? We have done a minor change to improve RSS 2.0 compatibility.

Now it passes the w3 check at:

https://validator.w3.org/feed/check.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.for ...
  Topic: Missing notifications
Joan Fabre

Replies: 22
Views: 29971

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Apr 09, 2009 11:32   Subject: Re: Missing notifications
Tracy,

In some circumstancies you won't get one message per post. If you get a notification related to a thread, you won't gent any more notifications related to the same thread since you read it. ...
  Topic: Missing notifications
Joan Fabre

Replies: 22
Views: 29971

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Apr 09, 2009 02:16   Subject: Re: Missing notifications
Hi all,

During last days we have had some problems with our server, which was operating under low available hard disk space conditions. This could be the cause of the missing notifications. We solv ...
  Topic: Edit your own messages
Joan Fabre

Replies: 6
Views: 12737

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Dec 06, 2008 15:20   Subject: Edit your own messages
We configured the forum not allowing users to edit or delete their own posted messages. We decided this to avoid broken messages: if you edit a posted message, the posted answers to that message could ...
  Topic: RSS-feed
Joan Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 12643

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Oct 18, 2008 06:26   Subject: Re: RSS-feed
Yes, but in the spanish forum, by instance, sometimes it could be more than 5 messages in some minutes, and some online feed readers are not cheking for new messages so often, it's more sure to config ...
  Topic: RSS-feed
Joan Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 12643

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Oct 17, 2008 17:55   Subject: Re: RSS-feed
Great.

A small trick: if you don't want to loose any message, it is better to use the following URL to load the feed::

English forum: https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/XML_new_posts.ph ...
  Topic: RSS-feed
Joan Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 12643

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Oct 17, 2008 07:11   Subject: Re: RSS-feed
Estrange, I've checked it with Google reader just now, and it works.

Anyway It's a beta version rss feeder we only have checked it using mozilla's reader, so it may be something wrong with it. I ...
  Topic: RSS-feed
Joan Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 12643

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Oct 17, 2008 06:31   Subject: Re: RSS-feed
Yes, you can use this URL

https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/XML_new_posts.php

which gives you the last 5 messages posted in RSS protocol..
  Topic: Less e-mail messages from the forum
Joan Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 10691

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Sep 30, 2008 11:05   Subject: Re: Less e-mail messages from the forum
Yes, I suggest you to activate autologin on both computers. It'll work and you won't miss any new notification.

PS: note that after you activate autologin, you must visit once the topics you want t ...
  Topic: Less e-mail messages from the forum
Joan Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 10691

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Sep 30, 2008 10:48   Subject: Re: Less e-mail messages from the forum
Hi Tracy,

There are two possible scenarios:

Do you have auto-login option check-box active (so you never have to Login again to post a message)?

...or do you log in every time you post a mes ...
  Topic: Less e-mail messages from the forum
Joan Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 10691

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Sep 24, 2008 10:00   Subject: Less e-mail messages from the forum
From now on you will receive fewer notcies from the Forum. We have improved the system so you will no longer receive multiple e-mails relating to the same topic. You'll be advised about new postings, ...
 
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