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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #75 on: February 22, 2013, 04:34:37 PM »
Thanks, Harvey. I was dreading changing my siggy.

I had to leave off the apostrophe in children's because it changes to children/'s.

Ah, thanks Gertie. I always have a tough time with handling quote marks properly with PHP. I'll look into getting that fixed!
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« Reply #76 on: February 22, 2013, 05:14:25 PM »
Just wanted to see what my new siggy looked like   :D

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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #77 on: February 23, 2013, 12:25:32 AM »
Thank you for the excellent tool.

It was very easy to use and now I have a great looking signature. :)

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« Reply #78 on: February 23, 2013, 01:24:15 AM »
Wanton posting to see how my new siggy looks Thanks!
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« Reply #79 on: February 23, 2013, 03:46:19 AM »
This tool is sweeeeeeeeeeeeeet.

Love the way you can customize it too.
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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #80 on: February 23, 2013, 05:34:09 AM »
Thanks, Harvey. I was dreading changing my siggy.

I had to leave off the apostrophe in children's because it changes to children/'s.

Gertie, FYI: for now, I took the easy way out and just edited your signature directly in your profile to add the apostrophe.
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« Reply #81 on: February 23, 2013, 08:16:31 AM »
Gertie, FYI: for now, I took the easy way out and just edited your signature directly in your profile to add the apostrophe.

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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #82 on: February 23, 2013, 09:41:08 AM »
Hmm, it's working for me.

Ah, I think I know what it is. If it's been a while since you've been to your Reading Bar setup page, you might have to press the "Save Changes" again from the setup page. Most likely, the last time you pressed Save Changes was before we added the small reading bar option.

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« Reply #83 on: February 23, 2013, 09:51:33 AM »
Testing, testing. Thanks, Harvey!! It's really neat. Now I just need more books to fill the huuuuuggggge empty space!  ;D

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« Reply #84 on: February 23, 2013, 10:07:09 AM »
Testing, testing. Thanks, Harvey!! It's really neat. Now I just need more books to fill the huuuuuggggge empty space!  ;D

You can add the optional "reading" cover to your signature.  First you need to populate your reading page a bit...  We love to see what authors are reading!

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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #85 on: February 23, 2013, 10:14:01 AM »
Could I possibly have room for 20 more covers?  ;D

I'm going to be changing up my siggy as I pub new books and this makes it so much easier.



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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #86 on: February 23, 2013, 10:17:25 AM »
Can I just say that as a prospective reader, I really like the bit of standardization this affords.  The signatures are all still unique, but for me the more standard format makes it easier for me to quickly identify books of interest or know where to look in the sig if I want to check your blog or something.
Totally agree with this. These new signatures look great and clean. My eyes can easily zoom right in on the books, without distraction. When things get too busy, I scroll right on by. Plus the covers go straight to the amazon store, rather than some website which I have come across too. I don't want another step to go through.

I still see a few really large ones though, like double rows and lots of large text that curves to the next row.

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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #87 on: February 23, 2013, 10:18:20 AM »
You can add the optional "reading" cover to your signature.  First you need to populate your reading page a bit...  We love to see what authors are reading!

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Great idea!! *Off to get that reading thingie going*

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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #88 on: February 23, 2013, 10:38:38 AM »
I still see a few really large ones though, like double rows and lots of large text that curves to the next row.

;D  Always a learning curve. :D  If you see a signature that looks over large, and it doesn't get fixed within a day or so, please report it so the mod team (Betsy, mostly ::) ) can reach out and lend a hand if needed.

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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #89 on: February 23, 2013, 10:47:27 AM »
Could I possibly have room for 20 more covers?  ;D

NO.

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« Reply #90 on: February 23, 2013, 11:56:07 AM »
Awesome. Super easy to use to. Nicely done. Thanks.
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« Reply #92 on: February 23, 2013, 01:11:11 PM »
Awww, shucks.  ;D
You might ask again, she seemed indecisive. ;)
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« Reply #93 on: February 23, 2013, 02:18:58 PM »
Thanks, Harvey, That made things much easier.

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Re: New toy for authors: forum signature creator
« Reply #94 on: February 23, 2013, 02:46:48 PM »
^ That really showcases your cover art nicely, Derek!
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« Reply #95 on: February 23, 2013, 02:53:37 PM »
Thanks, Harvey! I just updated mine and giving it a whirl here. :)

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Edited to say: YAY, I love it! THANKS again!  ;D

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« Reply #96 on: February 23, 2013, 02:58:08 PM »
Looks great, Bella!
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« Reply #97 on: February 23, 2013, 04:21:38 PM »
You might ask again, she seemed indecisive. ;)

When I told my youngest daughter no, she would take my hand, pat it and say, "That's okay, Mommy. I'll ask again tomorrow."

So, tomorrow, when I ask again, I'll only ask for ten more. Maybe I can sneak up on it.  ;)



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« Reply #98 on: February 23, 2013, 04:28:55 PM »
Wow, this is PAW-some! Thanks so much!

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« Reply #99 on: February 23, 2013, 04:42:31 PM »
I like it, Amy! Nice line-up of books.
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