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XF 1.4 Change duration of top dropdown timed message

Discussion in 'Styling and Customization Questions' started by Optic, Jan 31, 2015.

  1. Optic

    Optic Well-Known Member

    I would like to extend the duration of the top dropdown message that appears when you log in, save changes, etc.


    It looks like it appears for about 3 seconds. Is this an easy option to change?

    Any help would greatly be appreciated. :)
  2. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    Try changing the number in Style Properties > Overlays and Tooltips > Overlay Opening Speed and Overlay Closing Speed.
  3. Optic

    Optic Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the suggestion,

    But that changed the transition overlays for the member card or when you quick edit a post.

    The one I'm after is the dropdown one that appears and closes itself after ~3 seconds after you submit a form for example (e.g. a signature change).
  4. Arty

    Arty Well-Known Member

    Its harcoded in xenforo.js:
            XenForo.alert(ajaxData.message, '', 4000);
    You can overwrite XenForo.alert with your own function that changes timer, something like this:
    var oldAlert = XenForo.alert;
    XenForo.alert = function()
      if (arguments.length > 2 && arguments[2] === 4000)
        arguments[2] = 8000;
      oldAlert.apply(this, arguments);

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