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[No Bug] Long usernames are cut off in the PM sidebar

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Reproducibility:

Yes, when the name is longer than 10 characters.

 

Repro Steps:

I just looked at the PM space; the name "YMA6-fanatic^.^" is cut off:

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Expected:

Considering I'm in wide-view, I expected to see the whole name. There's certainly enough space, as can be seen in the image above.

 

Notes:

Windows 7 x64 Professional

Chrome 17, stock

 

URL:

Any page, when your username is long enough.

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Anyone else have this issue on their accounts ?
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I just noticed.
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post #4 of 9
Thanks smile.gif will move this to the appropriate section for review.
post #5 of 9
Not sure I'd consider this a bug. In the first post, there might technically be space for the remaining characters but it would be very crowded. In the case of Bitemarks_and_Bloodstains, there is clearly not enough room within the PM width constraints. The other option would likely be to insert a line break in the username after a certain length, which I'm not sure would really be the more attractive option. The right column width is consistent regardless of wide view or regular.

Thoughts?
Edited by SJHuddler - 2/21/12 at 12:52pm
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Originally Posted by SJHuddler View Post

Not sure I'd consider this a bug. In the first post, there might technically be space for the remaining characters but it would be very crowded. In the case of Bitemarks_and_Bloodstains, there is clearly not enough room within the PM width constraints. The other option would likely be to insert a line break in the username after a certain length, which I'm not sure would really be the more attractive option. The right column width is consistent regardless of wide view or regular.

Thoughts?

If that is the case then I tend to agree that a linebreak would make it worse if it is all bunched up in that small area. Having it how it is now would still look better.
post #7 of 9
Thread Starter 

This is a personal preference, but I'd rather it was crowded, but as much of the name as possible shown. I suppose that just means allowing the name to extend a few more spaces to the left, but you'd only be left with the extreme cases (such as B&B) at that rate.

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For now, we're going to throw this one into the "not a bug" pile as it is indeed the intended functionality for this iteration of the feature. We do have a note down to consider expanding the homepage wide view, but, this falls quite far down on the roadmap - however, revamping that wide view to make it wider would almost certainly address this issue.
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Yeah, that's fine. Just something that came up that I didn't think anyone else would bother reporting.

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