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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby Josh Lewis » Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:29 am

Thanks Matt, that fixed the issue. :)
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby lisae » Tue May 13, 2014 2:07 am

What am I doing wrong? I have been unable to post images.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby rgg » Tue May 13, 2014 2:34 pm

lisae wrote:What am I doing wrong? I have been unable to post images.


It still works fine on my end. I just posted two images, in two different ways: first as a new image for an existing page, then simply by starting with Create Page (the leftmost item on the menu at the very top) and selecting Image as the page type. Both images got uploaded quickly, so that proves that there isn't anything wrong with SP itself.

If you still have problems, perhaps you can describe what exactly happens on your end when you try posting an image, especially any error message that you might get, and by which way you're trying to post it?
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby Bob Sihler » Tue May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

lisae wrote:What am I doing wrong? I have been unable to post images.


How large is the file? Do you have a new camera with lots of MP?

Yesterday I was trying to upload photos from an 18 MP camera, and I kept getting a blank screen. Then I remembered the maximum upload size on SP is 8 MB, so I downsized the photos and they uploaded just fine.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby lisae » Tue May 13, 2014 7:49 pm

Bob Sihler wrote:
How large is the file? Do you have a new camera with lots of MP?

Yesterday I was trying to upload photos from an 18 MP camera, and I kept getting a blank screen. Then I remembered the maximum upload size on SP is 8 MB, so I downsized the photos and they uploaded just fine.


Thanks so much! I didn't think about the size of the file. I'll check that.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby Mark Doiron » Mon May 19, 2014 9:07 pm

Perhaps I'm remiss in not trying to use the new editor. Well, truth is when it first came out I tried, and there was nothing to edit. I couldn't place my cursor somewhere and type to make the simple changes I needed to make, so I decided I wasn't interested in it--working the HTML or whatever was just easier. I could place my cursor somewhere and type and what I typed appeared on the screen. But, I now see that the table on the U.S. National Parks list for the parks has lost all of its white space. Yes, the code is still there, but it makes it very difficult to find what I need to edit when everything is just all smooshed together. :-( Anyway, is this permanent? Should I just resign myself to using something that which some find "easier"? Thanks, guys. I know you're doing your best to improve SP and I do appreciate that.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby rgg » Tue May 20, 2014 4:34 am

Mark Doiron wrote:I now see that the table on the U.S. National Parks list for the parks has lost all of its white space. Yes, the code is still there, but it makes it very difficult to find what I need to edit when everything is just all smooshed together. :-( Anyway, is this permanent? Should I just resign myself to using something that which some find "easier"?


The new editor has a certain features that some might call bugs, and one of those is that it removes what it deems to be unnecessary white space in the HTML code. I like the new editor but don't like that feature either, but that's what happens. I don't consider this particular case a bug though, because HTML is all about tags, and in a lot of cases white space in HTML is meaningless. Consequently, if an editor that renders HTML removes meaningless white space, it doesn't change the meaning of the HTML. I mean, unless you look at the underlying HTML, your list still looks the same, right?

Perhaps it's possible for Matt to tweak the editor somehow so that this doesn't happen anymore in the future, but now that it's gone, it's gone. The only way to avoid this feature is to use only the old editor - but obviously that's too late for your list now.

If it's not too inconvenient, in the future you could just edit the table in the new editor and don't look at the underlying HTML. Alternatively, when updating the list, you could copy and paste the HTML code into an HTML editor that displays the table as a bunch of tags and their content, but with a readable layout (a so-called "html object editor" can do that), make your changes in there and copy and paste the result back. A third option might be to keep a backup on your own computer with the HTML of your table, including all the white space just the way you want it, and whenever you want to edit your page, edit it off line and only then copy the new version into the SP page. In fact, apart for albums, I make backups of all my pages. You never know what might happen to a page in the future.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby Mark Doiron » Tue May 20, 2014 1:38 pm

Thanks, rgg. I was editing in the old editor only when the white space was lost. I'll make do. Appreciate the suggestions.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby John Duffield » Wed May 28, 2014 11:04 pm

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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby ZeeJay » Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:16 pm

I was trying to add an image but kept getting an obscure error message. It turns out that I had a space at the end of the lat field. So, for instance if I enter "38.41935" everything is fine, but if I enter "38.41935 " it can't handle it. Same thing with the long field. Please either strip spaces at the end of these fields or put up a useful error message.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby Matthew Holliman » Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:28 pm

Searching for mountains by distance to a city has recently started giving errors along the lines of "Could not geocode eugene, or", e.g.
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Re: Report Bugs Here

Postby Buz Groshong » Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:48 pm

What's with the missing icons?
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