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David Clark 115/06/2009 17:32:01
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Hi There
The price fields on the classified adverts (both for sale and wanted) are numeric fields.
 
This means that all you can enter are numbers.
 
3000
will work
 
3,000
will not work
 
3000 ONO
will not work.
 
Stick to round pounds and no pence and no other characters in the field and you should have no problems.
regards David
 
DMB28/02/2011 00:24:48
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Hi David,
Not sure if this is correct place to contact you about my problem:
Click on "More For Sale Adverts" and up comes a list with blue lettering in Product column is over-printed on another line, also these lists extend to left, obscuring items in the date column and to the right, obscuring items in the Contact Name column.
Same prob. exists to a lesser extent in the "More Wanteds"
Can you please correct this? Many Thanks,
John.
David Clark 128/02/2011 09:41:39
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Hi There
I have checked and the pages are fine.
I suggest a browser problem might be to blame.
Try refreshing the browser.
I think that is F5.
regards david
KWIL28/02/2011 09:42:06
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Not with me (firefox) , just presents the data in the central field as required.
Peter Evans 128/02/2011 13:21:17
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Perfect on my Firefox also
DMB28/02/2011 13:31:40
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I have got off the internet then bak in but still ads on this forum are over-written on each other.
The Merry Miller28/02/2011 13:49:35
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No problem with IE8, Google Chrome or Firefox on Wndows 7 Professional.
Keith Long28/02/2011 15:25:06
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No problem with Opera running with Windows XP either.
RJW28/02/2011 15:42:18
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Try clearing the browser cache and cookies, you may be running out of memory reserved for storing web pages, which can cause problems with them loading.

Edited By RJW on 28/02/2011 15:42:58

magpie28/02/2011 16:15:19
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I use windows vista, and have allways had the same problem, which means that i cannot click on any section
Cornish Jack28/02/2011 16:46:10
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David - sort of on topic for the original post - I have asked on a separate thread how to cancel an advert. We discussed this a while back and a test attempt worked fine but not now!! I don't have a 'My Advert' section on my account. Could you cancel my advert for me, please or can you advise how to do so. The item has now been sold.
Rgds
Bill
David Clark 128/02/2011 17:56:42
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Hi There
I have deleted the Nikken sentre one.
Hope this is correct.
regards David
Nicholas Farr28/02/2011 21:09:14
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Hi, my Vista works fine, haven't had any problems with the said adverts. I'm using Microsoft internet Explorer 8.
 
Regards Nick.
 
 
DMB28/02/2011 22:47:51
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Bingo! What "RJW" said @ 15.42 today about running out of memory. Every time someone posts a link to another site, I click on it then add it to my favourites in yahoo, with the intention of looking at that site later. I often keep these interesting things like Chris Heapys tips and so on, resulting in an enormous favourites file. I bet this is what is now causing my problem. I will try moving the lot to a folder. In the search bar right at top of page, if I type in say,`g`, I get a drop down box containing umpteen items previously viewed which can be removed by going in to tools and deleting but a number of items remain. These only disappear if the corresponding item is deleted from the favourites.
Will try to sort this out and report back as to whether it resolves the problem.
TomK28/02/2011 23:46:20
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To fix the formatting of the clasified adds page when using internet explorer 8 go into:
 
Tools
Compatability View settings
 
If the box for " Display all websites in compatability view" has a tick remove this
and it should fix the clasified adds page.
 
This fixed mine
 
Tomk
 
nick morrison01/03/2011 01:17:14
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I am getting the same problems as John, is it only two of us? Running windows 7,
no other problems other than the adverts are printing on top of each other. Have tried the compatability dodge as above but no avail. cheers, Nick.
nick morrison01/03/2011 01:20:40
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Belay the above info. If I only tick the right box ........!!! Yes it works! Thanks Nick.
Harry Webster 108/06/2011 19:10:06
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Hi David
Can you please advise how to cancel an advert once the item has been sold. I do not have "My adverts ". Thanks Harry webster
David Clark 108/06/2011 20:40:34
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You should be able to do it.
Which one is it?
regards David
 
Stovepipe08/06/2011 20:58:37
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David,
I'm afraid I'm in the same boat as Harry Webster. Warco Mill/Drill sold promptly, but I can't delete the advert.
 
Details -
15/03/2011
Warco Mill/Drill + accessories
Mr Franklin
£250.00

Regards,
Dennis Franklin

Edited By Katy Purvis on 01/06/2015 12:23:50

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