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Profile Post Character Limit Exceeded Notice Improvement

Discussion in 'XenForo Suggestions' started by Amaury, Jun 18, 2015.

  1. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    By default, profile posts (and I think comments--someone please confirm) are limited to 420 characters. When you exceed the limit, you get this notice:

    That's very ambiguous in that you don't know how many total characters you have or how many characters are over the limit. I personally end up going to http://www.lettercount.com/ (I could also use OpenOffice Writer, but it's quicker to go to that site for something like this) to see where I'm at and how many separate comments I have to post to get everything I want to say posted.

    Profile statuses, which are limited to 140 characters, have a count of how many characters you have remaining to the left of the Post button. Perhaps something like this could be added for profile posts.
     
    marcv, PunKeel, Tracy Perry and 3 others like this.
  2. marcv

    marcv Member

    Definitely need this. It has not been implemented yet has it? I'm still not seeing character counts on the comments. I do see it on the profile status update on the homepage for the 140 character limit
     

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