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Drop down profile menu shows one column instead of two

Discussion in 'Styling and Customization Questions' started by System0, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. System0

    System0 Active Member

    I was changing my colour scheme last night and noticed that the drop down menu is showing in one column instead of two. I haven't change any widths in the pop up menu styling area so I am not sure why this happened.

    Any ideas why this is happening?

    xen-drop-down.png
     
  2. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    Tried your site with Opera, Firefox and Chrome and they all have the proper display.
     
  3. System0

    System0 Active Member

    Hi Forsaken. It's for a new forum that isn't launched yet (I can pm you the link if that helps you help me :) )
     
  4. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    Ah okay, I thought it was your WP Mods one.

    If possible make me a login so I can check so I don't have to sign up as well :p.
     
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  5. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    it'll most probably be your account menu width. You may need to increase this or if you modified it set it back to default. Below is the default width setting so you may have to increase this if you've made alterations to the account menu specifically or all menus you may have altered.

    Code:
    #AccountMenu {
        width: 274px;
    }
    
     
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  6. System0

    System0 Active Member

    Thanks Shelly. Forsaken is actually doing me a big favour and checking it out for me just now. If he can't see what's wrong, I can try your styling code out :)

    I'm confused as to why it changed as no widths were changed in the menu styling area though :)
     
  7. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    You may have increased the width of #AccountMenu .menuColumns a, #AccountMenu .menuColumns label which can result in the issue in your screenshot? Eitherway, forsaken will fix it quickly he knows that area like the back of his hand.
     
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  8. System0

    System0 Active Member

    I just added this to extra.css like you advised and it works (274 pixels didn't seem to be enough)

    #AccountMenu {
    width: 280px;
    }

    Thanks for that :)
     
  9. Andrew

    Andrew Well-Known Member

    I was having this same problem just now. This fix worked perfectly. Thank you =D
     
  10. mrGTB

    mrGTB Well-Known Member

    Odd that, considering you say all you did was change colours
     
  11. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    I have one forum that does that and another that looks normal (2 Columns) both the same width.. Im not to concerned about it but thought id mention it here. ;)
     
  12. Gabby

    Gabby Well-Known Member

    New install. no design changes, only changed page width to 1100px and installed xenporta. I've changed the page width on several xf forums and have never encountered this problem until now.

    Thanks for the link referal Russ. :)
     
  13. Gabby

    Gabby Well-Known Member

    Ah I know what the problem is....don't need css to fix it. zoom browser to 110% and changes to one column, keep at 100%, column change back to 2
     
  14. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Did you try adding in this to extra.css:

    #AccountMenu {
    width: 280px;
    }

    It's strange it's happening on a new install though
     
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  15. RobinHood

    RobinHood Well-Known Member

    This happened to me a couple of times - turned out I had zoomed my browser to 110% by mistake
     
  16. Neil E.

    Neil E. Active Member

    I had to increase the width to accomodate a longer username. From 274 to 294 so it would handle a 16 character username. Worked fine.
     
  17. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Bingo... I think if you add a border to secondaryContent, even 1px it'll create a one column user menu :),

    Did it on my board and I thought of this thread
     
  18. Neil E.

    Neil E. Active Member

    Creating a border is interesting. I've made some changes and only need one column, but I don't want to add a border. Strangely enough when I try and reduce the width, I'm not getting the desired result. Going up to 294 allowed for a wider username, but I don't need the extra width since I won't display the username or avatar anymore. It stays at 274 regardless of the change.

    xenforo68.jpg
     
  19. Neil E.

    Neil E. Active Member

    Well it does go down to 200px, not the 150px I was looking for. Since 200px matches the width of the forum and members dropdowns, that's good enough for me.
     

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