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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ColorfulGabrielsp138 » July 23rd, 2021, 5:33 am

Citation needed wrote:
July 22nd, 2021, 2:07 am
What should I do in order to be a moderator or administrator? Should I become a human first?
You seem to be already a moderator.

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x = 21, y = 21, rule = LifeColorful
11.E$10.3E$10.E.2E$13.E4$2.2B$.2B$2B$.2B15.2D$19.2D$18.2D$17.2D4$7.C$
7.2C.C$8.3C$9.C!
I have reduced the glider cost of quadratic growth to eight and probably to seven. Looking for conduits...

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by Citation needed » July 24th, 2021, 1:29 am

ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
July 23rd, 2021, 5:33 am
Citation needed wrote:
July 22nd, 2021, 2:07 am
What should I do in order to be a moderator or administrator? Should I become a human first?
You seem to be already a moderator.
Why did you quote me in Famous Quotes?
What is that thread used for?

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ColorfulGabrielsp138 » July 24th, 2021, 5:14 am

Citation needed wrote:
July 24th, 2021, 2:03 am
-snip-

YOU STARTED SPAMMING THE WIKI WITH RULE TABLES!
Am I really allowed to create custom rule tables on the wiki?

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x = 21, y = 21, rule = LifeColorful
11.E$10.3E$10.E.2E$13.E4$2.2B$.2B$2B$.2B15.2D$19.2D$18.2D$17.2D4$7.C$
7.2C.C$8.3C$9.C!
I have reduced the glider cost of quadratic growth to eight and probably to seven. Looking for conduits...

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by dvgrn » July 24th, 2021, 8:16 am

ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
July 24th, 2021, 5:14 am
Am I really allowed to create custom rule tables on the wiki?
Whenever a rule definition is needed for LifeViewer to be able to display and animate patterns on the forums or the LifeWiki, it's okay to create a Rule:{rulename} article in the Rules namespace.

If you make thousands of them very quickly and never use any of them, that would be a problem, but it's hard to see why anyone would do that.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ColorfulGabrielsp138 » July 31st, 2021, 5:54 am

Could you tell me how to download apgsearch and ikpx2?
The page keeps saying "Loading".

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x = 21, y = 21, rule = LifeColorful
11.E$10.3E$10.E.2E$13.E4$2.2B$.2B$2B$.2B15.2D$19.2D$18.2D$17.2D4$7.C$
7.2C.C$8.3C$9.C!
I have reduced the glider cost of quadratic growth to eight and probably to seven. Looking for conduits...

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by yujh » July 31st, 2021, 1:08 pm

ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
July 31st, 2021, 5:54 am
Could you tell me how to download apgsearch and ikpx2?
The page keeps saying "Loading".
The internet connection is pretty slow in China.
Nothing to apgsearch? Try b38s23/C1!

B34kz5e7c8/S23-a4ityz5k!!!

b2n3-q5y6cn7s23-k4c8

B3-kq6cn8/S2-i3-a4ciyz8

B3-kq4z5e7c8/S2-ci3-a4ciq5ek6eik7

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ColorfulGabrielsp138 » August 14th, 2021, 5:58 am

Could you tell me how to post files?

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x = 21, y = 21, rule = LifeColorful
11.E$10.3E$10.E.2E$13.E4$2.2B$.2B$2B$.2B15.2D$19.2D$18.2D$17.2D4$7.C$
7.2C.C$8.3C$9.C!
I have reduced the glider cost of quadratic growth to eight and probably to seven. Looking for conduits...

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by dvgrn » August 14th, 2021, 1:09 pm

ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
August 14th, 2021, 5:58 am
Could you tell me how to post files?
Below the text area when you're composing a message, there's an area with two tabs, "Options" and "Attachments". A lot of people miss seeing the "Attachments" tab. Click there, then click the "Add files" button.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ColorfulGabrielsp138 » August 18th, 2021, 3:09 am

dvgrn wrote:
August 14th, 2021, 1:09 pm
ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
August 14th, 2021, 5:58 am
Could you tell me how to post files?
Below the text area when you're composing a message, there's an area with two tabs, "Options" and "Attachments". A lot of people miss seeing the "Attachments" tab. Click there, then click the "Add files" button.
What about posting files on the wiki?

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x = 21, y = 21, rule = LifeColorful
11.E$10.3E$10.E.2E$13.E4$2.2B$.2B$2B$.2B15.2D$19.2D$18.2D$17.2D4$7.C$
7.2C.C$8.3C$9.C!
I have reduced the glider cost of quadratic growth to eight and probably to seven. Looking for conduits...

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by dvgrn » August 18th, 2021, 10:41 am

ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
August 18th, 2021, 3:09 am
What about posting files on the wiki?
You can add images to the wiki, but other file types generally have to be hosted elsewhere and linked to in a LifeWiki article. For example, you could attach valid file types to a forum message, then link to that message or directly to the file.

Arbitrary file types can't be added to the wiki as any kind of attachment. For pattern files, there's a whole separate upload system that's available only to moderators, just to keep things simple and avoid worries about spam or malicious attacks. If a pattern needs to be added to the LifeWiki patterns collection, a request can be posted somewhere like the Suggested LifeWiki edits thread.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ColorfulGabrielsp138 » August 19th, 2021, 9:31 am

I tried to put a reference inside another reference with a name, but failed.
I tried many times, but it kept showing errors. Could you tell me how to do that?

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x = 21, y = 21, rule = LifeColorful
11.E$10.3E$10.E.2E$13.E4$2.2B$.2B$2B$.2B15.2D$19.2D$18.2D$17.2D4$7.C$
7.2C.C$8.3C$9.C!
I have reduced the glider cost of quadratic growth to eight and probably to seven. Looking for conduits...

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by GUYTU6J » August 19th, 2021, 10:04 am

ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
August 19th, 2021, 9:31 am
I tried to put a reference inside another reference with a name, but failed.
I tried many times, but it kept showing errors. Could you tell me how to do that?
Provide more details, please! What contents are you putting in your two layers of references, and why is it necessary? Also please don't duplicate the question to other threads especially if they are really old.
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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ColorfulGabrielsp138 » August 20th, 2021, 1:56 am

GUYTU6J wrote:
August 19th, 2021, 10:04 am
ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
August 19th, 2021, 9:31 am
I tried to put a reference inside another reference with a name, but failed.
I tried many times, but it kept showing errors. Could you tell me how to do that?
Provide more details, please! What contents are you putting in your two layers of references, and why is it necessary? Also please don't duplicate the question to other threads especially if they are really old.
Such a reference can be found in pentadecathlon, but the note that I'm using has a name.
EDIT: They asked me to cite this post.

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x = 21, y = 21, rule = LifeColorful
11.E$10.3E$10.E.2E$13.E4$2.2B$.2B$2B$.2B15.2D$19.2D$18.2D$17.2D4$7.C$
7.2C.C$8.3C$9.C!
I have reduced the glider cost of quadratic growth to eight and probably to seven. Looking for conduits...

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by Sokwe » August 30th, 2021, 2:38 am

I noticed that the wiki template LV:Viewer doesn't work properly with script blockers like ublock or NoScript. When JavaScript is disabled, the template is supposed to replace the viewer with an error message that tells the user to enable JavaScript. This works if I disable JavaScript directly with the browser (Chrome or Firefox) debugging tools, but script blockers just give a large blank area where the message should be.

My best guess for why this occurs is that the script blockers still allow the canvas element to be rendered, but then they don't allow it to be drawn on (the error message is between the canvas tags and doesn't get drawn), whereas disabling scripts directly in the browser will cause the canvas tags to be ignored entirely (this is speculative, I don't know if that's how these things work). In that case, maybe the canvas element could be generated dynamically using JavaScript, and the error message could be moved outside the canvas, so that when a script blocker is active the canvas won't be created and the error message will remain.

Does anyone actually understand why this happens or have a solution? I think it's a low-priority issue, since the vast majority of users will have JavaScript enabled, but I thought it would be nice if it could work properly for people who use script blockers. In particular, I want the Lifeline articles to have LifeViewer thumbnails that are replaced with static images when scripts are being blocked.
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