What Happened to the "ZOOM PICTURE" Function?

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Forum topic by Gene Howe posted 01-20-2014 03:05 PM 1027 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Gene Howe

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01-20-2014 03:05 PM

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When I hit the “Zoom Picture” I get a 1/3rd page picture and no ability to move to the next picture.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#1 posted 01-20-2014 03:18 PM

It seems the entire site is under some stress.

They just could not leave well enough alone.

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#2 posted 01-20-2014 03:21 PM

It’s kind of a mess Gene!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#3 posted 01-20-2014 03:40 PM

I think Marty has something to do with all the site irregularities….
Let’s face it, Marty ain’t regular!!! ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#4 posted 01-20-2014 04:14 PM

I, too, am no longer able to use the “zoom picture” function as before. I get the first picture in the sequence to zoom, but am unable access any of the others. What happened?

-- jbschutz

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#5 posted 01-20-2014 10:39 PM

Looks like the site been fixed. Thanks to whomever fixed it.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#6 posted 01-20-2014 11:16 PM

I no longer have the daily top 15 projects. Grrrrrrr!!

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#7 posted 01-21-2014 02:15 AM

Monster sized SNAFU…

-- Eric, central Florida

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#8 posted 01-27-2014 02:39 AM

Definitely ZOOM is still not working. Looking at the code, it’s throwing a Javascript error when ZOOM PICTURES is clicked. Please fix!

-- --Bob

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#9 posted 01-27-2014 12:03 PM

I agree, this function is really missed.

-- Jeff W., Boston, MA area,

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#10 posted 01-27-2014 12:33 PM

what browser versions are you using?
It works on my Chrome.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 01-27-2014 12:49 PM

MsDebbie, I use Chrome, as well, and am having the same issue as everyone else with the zoom function on project posts.

-- "Good judgement is the result of experience. A lot of experience is the result of poor judgement."

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#12 posted 01-27-2014 01:15 PM

Same here – Zoom in Chrome just opens the graphic file in a window with no controls.

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#13 posted 01-27-2014 03:29 PM

Same here. The zoom just ain’t workin’. And my backspace key requires SIX hits to get anything to happen. Every time I hit the backspace key another ad appears! REALLY strange.

NOTE: I don’t think the problems are on my end as my puter works fine on other sites (but this site is my favorite!)

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#14 posted 01-27-2014 03:41 PM

Like Andy, my computers/iPad work fine on other sites but this is my favorite. We are entering the second week of problems like this, no Top 15 projects, overly expanded layouts for topics and sporadic inabilities to post comments. Just look at the “daily top 3” page to confirm that there has not been one for seven days now. I certainly hope management has not abandoned this site, but the failures to correct these problems makes one doubt a dedicated commitment from management. I’ll continue to check, but I’ll wait to attempt any posts or comments until things are fixed.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#15 posted 01-27-2014 04:02 PM

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