The View from your Home

Discussion in 'Finding Your Way & Rules' started by Mutters, Jun 4, 2013.

  1. Mutters

    Mutters I am not bossy, I just have better ideas.

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    What do you see when you look at the Home Page of Top Dog?

    This view?

    Home page withOUT sidebar.JPG

    Or this view with a sidebar on the right?

    Home page with sidebar.JPG

    You can choose either by just dragging your window narrower or wider. ;)
     
  2. Half Hour

    Half Hour Well-Known Member

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    OH! I thought the right answer was going to get a donkey ride. (+)(^^)(+)
     
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  3. Bookworm

    Bookworm Now in the arms of the Angels

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    Have always had the 2nd one with a sidebar on the right.
    This is much better as you can see immediately what posts have been made and you can click on the one you want to look at - easy peasy :)
     
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    Half Hour Well-Known Member

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    I have the same view as Bookworm and am quite used to it by now...forgot to mention it in the above post.. sorry Mutters :(
     
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  5. Mutters

    Mutters I am not bossy, I just have better ideas.

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    I've managed to find a picture of the arrows you need to change the size of your window.
    window width arrows.jpg
    The right to left one will decide on the width of your window and whether you see the side bar or not. ;)
     
  6. Stafford

    Stafford Well-Known Member

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    No side bar on the iPad nor smilies. Any suggestions?
     
  7. Mutters

    Mutters I am not bossy, I just have better ideas.

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    I am sorry, I don't use one so I cannot help but others do.
    This thread might help and you can always ask there, if other users have found a work around. ;)
     
  8. Doug

    Doug Administrator. The Main Man. Staff Member

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    I use a Smart phone (android) and there are no smilies or sidebar. However, on the phone if I tap on the words Genealogy Specialists ( to the left of the tree and dog) it takes me to the home screen. Scroll right down to the bottom of the screen and there is an option for Sidebar. Tap on that. I am GUESSING it would be the same on the Ipad.
     
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    Chimp Moderator & Cheeky Human IMP Staff Member

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    I'm ok with how mine shows but I've never had a thin blue line. The page has always filled the whole of the screen.
    screen.JPG
     
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    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

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    Same here, Chimp. That is probably because we have it set at restored up rather than restored down. Restored.JPG Click on the symbol in the middle and you will see what I mean - top right-hand corner of your screen.
     
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    Chimp Moderator & Cheeky Human IMP Staff Member

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    That'll be it Jan. Just tried it and you get the little blue line. I've always worked with fully restored. That outside bit would be to distracting for me.
     
  12. Stafford

    Stafford Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Doug I can and do access the sidebar at the bottom of the screen. In fact it's the first thing I do when I check in. I had assumed there was an option to keep it open on the iPad. Never mind, I love the site and the ease of navigation.
     
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    Doug Administrator. The Main Man. Staff Member

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    Thanks Stafford. :)
     
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    Sandiep Successfully Supports Searches!

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    2nd one for me..........I've started with it and its comfortable now like an old friend{-(^^)-}
     
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    Mealymoo A Busy Lizzy

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    Only just seen this, thanks Doug. I use ipad for Top Dog when I have no other option as I've found the ipad frustrating, may be now I've found the sidebar ipad will hold more appeal.
     
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    Doug Administrator. The Main Man. Staff Member

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    Glad it helped.
     
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    Findem The Fearless One

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    I've always had the second view i.e. the one with the side bar on the right and prefer it that way.
     
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    This is similar to the Blackberry :)
     
  19. Bonzo Dog

    Bonzo Dog Still the Mad Scientist?

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    I don't have a smart phone and my granddaughter has appropriated my iPad. That leaves me with my iMac, so everything is just fine.
     
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    Second view with sidebar on desktop, laptops, 7" tablet and ancient ready for the bin mobile.
     
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