Marcher Technologies

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  1. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic 4.0 editor, no right click, paste, unless pointer is on same line as cursor   

    Oh dear lord. This has come up so many times it is not funny. It's caused by how a given browser handles contenteditable, not anything to do with CKE, not anything that CAN be fixed, and 3.4 did the same thing.
  2. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Split javascript between header/footer.   

    Speed fanatics would want it in the footer, whereas the actual accepted proper place by specification for assets such as script and css is in the head tag. It's a case of practice defying specification really, and the difference is usually minor.
  3. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic What's holding you back from upgrading to IPB 4.x?   

    I won't dare to assume they are all as benign as the screenshot presents, but in the case of the screenshot, he's right. 301's of css and js is not something that is done. The best content and tags pages have literally 0 SEO value, and /login/forum/ was never a stock URL in the first place, the login of 3.x never being furled, so thus is custom, and not their problem, and still has 0 SEO value. There is no point to redirecting such URL's with literally 0 SEO value.
    In regards to the second issue, the very instant you customize a template in pages, it has become custom code and is not their problem, simply as with enough ability you can make it do dang near anything, and supporting the odd things you can do would be a nightmare.
    However, that issue is easily fixed, just find in the custom 'entry' template this:
    {$record->record_image}and make it this:
    {file="$record->record_image" extension="cms_Records"} 
  4. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic What's holding you back from upgrading to IPB 4.x?   

    If you want or expect backwards compatibility until the end of time, go use wordpress. Being dead serious. While I agree the old url's should be redirected(and I would encourage you to submit a ticket if you notice any that are not), This is an utterly unrealistic expectation. Major versions will, and even MUST break backwards compatibility at the code level.
    To not do so is to invite entropy and bloat into the codebase. Again, a perfect example of this is wordpress, still supporting PHP 4, objects wrapped in procedural garbage. All for backwards compatibility.
  5. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Rare wrong date in quotes   

    '{# [1:hora][?:horas]}' != '{#[1:hora][?:horas]}'There's an extra space in your string after the #, both in the screenshot and your copy/paste.... try removing it?
  6. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Windows 10   

    Windows 10 is..... ridiculously fast. Massively noticeable difference, not really sure why or how, but wow. Fast.
  7. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Is there an ETA on when replying to statuses in widget will be implemented?   

    If that route is taken, I'd imagine that attachments would be disabled on the field as well, leaving it as a literal 'quick reply'. *shrugs* I'd be fine with either tbh, formatting in status updates always did strike me as odd, it's supposed to be a short sentence, "what's on your mind", not a book or even a post.
  8. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Windows 10   

    Oh. Thank god, they actually wrote Edge from scratch then, not sacrificing anything to make addons for IE work. It has a (admittedly slim)chance to not suck. Will take a look in a bit.
  9. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Allow custom fields in Downloads to be searchable   

    I would like to tack onto this, if I may. Please give the field types some control at the code level on how to perform the search in all apps. A 'getSearchWhere' if you will. If one goes outside the box even a little with a custom field type it becomes apparent there is no real support for doing searching against it, and no way to add that support(there... is a lot of hardcoded stuff in the search controller), which is why these are so limited in downloads as well, I would surmise.
  10. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    No, it is not all there is to it. Why are the counts out of sync? Do you even know? Why would you turn down actual, official, human support from the company that makes the script, that actually will fix bugs for your site directly, when no other web software company actually offers such? Are you actually 'ok' with a bug remaining because you refuse to allow them to access your server? If it's about security, every staff member is under elaborate NDA. Nobody is going to steal your data, or do anything harmful to your site.
  11. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    Then you are going to have a very tough time of it. When you bought the license, you got six months of support for free. I would strongly suggest you use it, there are many times an issue crops up that is dependent on one's exact server configuration to reproduce. They do not control the hardware. If you won't even let them log in to investigate, much less correct issues you complain about here, I'm not sure what to say. :/
  12. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    Those tools provide endless versions with bugs people just ignore and use said tools to rectify. Proven fact throughout the 3.x line. Also, things like this being fixed as needed is one of the things you pay for support for. Further, I say 'simple query', but in reality, it could be anything from a simple query to a complex 'fix script' depending on the exact issue(there have been several in this topic). Trust me when I say, if it becomes an issue with support load, a script will be written and used on demand by staff, or a KB issued with a script to rectify that exact bug. IPS does know what they are doing with this move, like it or not.
  13. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    Submit a ticket. That is the correct course of action. If there is a bug, it can be found and fixed. If not, it's easily enough resolved with a query. Providing tools within the software to allow people to avoid submitting a ticket to have the cause investigated is quite literally not on the table.
  14. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    If it is beyond the scope of the software, why should the software account for it? No, I'd actually prefer there not be server-intensive tools available to hide bugs with.
    Problems with the server hardware/software that would result in such are quite exceedingly rare(as in, nonexistent.....), and a misbehaving plugin is very frankly not their problem.
  15. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Why aren't comments enabled for Downloads here? No way to comment if no topic was made.   

    Because comments would allow support to be garnered within them, as well as reduce the number of people that would actually post a review.. Support is not actually required, thus, neither is the support topic. Personally, I no longer provide it for small items that should not need support, though bugs will still be fixed. This is helpful in limiting the parade of being asked the same question over and over again when the mod in question is literally self-explanatory.