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Lack of Interest Smilies on Status Updates and in Profile Posts

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by jmurrayhead, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    They don't appear to be parsed. I don't see any good reason to leave them out of profile posts :)
    semprot, SoldierAlex, 51463 and 5 others like this.
  2. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I think part of it is because it would look weird when you view a Membership Card (look at mine with my latest post, then imagine putting a smilie there).
  3. MtoR

    MtoR Well-Known Member

    I am wondering if it would be possible to have smilies being parsed in the status you input from your profile page ?
    Shelley likes this.
  4. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I do not know if it is a permission to allow BBcode and Smilies in profiles of users. If the guys show up online later and haven't replied yet, I might give them a poke.
  5. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I can't find the thread where this was mentioned, but I had talked about it probably for the take of looking light and well-styled. Smilies in the Member Card wouldn't look to well I suspect.
  6. Floris

    Floris Guest

    I am sure the profile page can render them, while member card doesn't?
  7. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    If it doesn't cause too much trouble I suppose that might work?
  8. Erik

    Erik Well-Known Member

    I believe they are parsed on display, so yeah, that should work. :)

    EDIT: Actually, I take that back. If you reply to my post, you'll notice that the smiley appears to simply be an image with a URL of "styles/default/xenforo/smilies/smile.png". I could be wrong about this, but from this it looks like they are actually inserted as images, and not parsed on display. Kier or Mike, care to comment? :)
  9. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    No, they're parsed on display.

    BB codes (and related, including smilies) aren't handled in profile posts/statuses. The only thing is a special case for URLs.
  10. MtoR

    MtoR Well-Known Member

    Oh ok, is this a facebook like way of thinking or could it be provided as an option ?
  11. welshstew

    welshstew Active Member

    I think there will be tight twitter integration (why else would it be limited to 140 characters ??), so smilies etc won't work
  12. MtoR

    MtoR Well-Known Member

    Well well I am not a big fan of twitter but anyway no biggie :)
  13. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    I love my smilies. :(
  14. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    smileys not showing properly on User-Profile pages.
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  15. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    i think that is by design ... :)
    Enigma likes this.
  16. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

    html security ..
  17. Enigma

    Enigma Well-Known Member

    No, I think more like visual simplicity/minimalism on the profile page.
  18. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    This is intentional, but feel free to post a suggestion if you'd like to see it. :)
    D.O.A. and Allan like this.
  19. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    any option to switch it on/off for Admin ?

    really not that important, just a suggestion for XF-version 5.3.8 ;)
  20. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    I would love to use smilies on my profile page. I miss my babies. :(

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