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Lack of Interest [Suggestion] Should the link style be changed?

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Waddy, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. Waddy

    Waddy Active Member

    Should the default hover link and followed link style be changed? I know this will be really easy to do once we get our hands on the software, but it is the one thing about the default style that I really don't like, I think it's just the really large shadow:


    Personally I would prefer for it just to be underlined on hover and change colour once followed, as with other links in the postbit.
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  2. TrixieTang

    TrixieTang Well-Known Member

    I know that this is one of the things that I'll be changing about the skins on any sites that I end up using XF for. This default skin really overuses box-shadow.
  3. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Personally, I love the way the box shadow is used. :)
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  4. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    I am not a huge fan of it either, but I can see why the Dev's have used it, it is one of many things that differentiates their lovely product.

    It will be something I change on all the skins i do though :p
  5. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I hope it gets the same treatment the "New" post icon will, as I don't much like the link either.
  6. Jesepi

    Jesepi Well-Known Member

    I'd like the ability to easily change it from the default. I'd prefer no background and just a shadowing effect... or maybe just the typical underline formatting. You can do a bunch of cool things with jquery, and being able to pick from a few presets might also be a cool feature.

  7. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    me too, so please don't change it. :)
    James likes this.
  8. Sejper

    Sejper Active Member

    I love it to, but it doesn't look as good when the link is more then one line. Lucky for us thoose links almost never exist :)
  9. Waddy

    Waddy Active Member

    Currently on IE7 at work and no shadow, looks so much better. ;)

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