Forum + Chat in Same Window

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Forum + Chat in Same Window

Postby yuttadhammo » Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:16 am

Not sure if this qualifies as a suggestion, but I was just thinking the Chat Room is a bit useless when you have to choose between the forum and the Chat. So, I came up with a way to have them both in the same window. You can test it here:

http://dhammawheel.sirimangalo.org/

You can adjust the size ratio by dragging the bar in the middle. Closing down the User List in the chat makes it quite useable. I think this sort of layout would get more people using the chat, since it could be open while you type a post, as it is here:

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Re: Forum + Chat in Same Window

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Dec 19, 2010 1:09 pm

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Re: Forum + Chat in Same Window

Postby KonstantKarma » Sun Dec 19, 2010 10:38 pm

Nice!

On my forum we have the chatbox at the top the forum below, so it gets in the way. This side-by-side is quite effective and allows for ample opportunity for both. I like.
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Re: Forum + Chat in Same Window

Postby Viscid » Mon Dec 20, 2010 4:09 am

Awesome, thanks Bhante.
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Re: Forum + Chat in Same Window

Postby Euclid » Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:02 am

Thanks very much for your contribution Bhante!
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Re: Forum + Chat in Same Window

Postby Ytrog » Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:06 pm

Nice. :)

So frames do have some use these days :P
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