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Topic Starter
givenameplz
Greetings,

just a short update.

I've been working quite a lot on osu!Post for the last weeks and think its now ready to move out of "Open Beta".
The website is fully functional, new features will come in over time.
(Website contains a "News" block for changes regarding the website)
The application itself has been reworked aswell to fix most of the performance issues, not many changes in the design of it but other than that the background stuff is all new.
The next thing is to fix up the application documentation again and after that the documentation for the website.
(Stuff like outgoing data and such might be interesting for people that send data to their own servers.)

If there are any issues or requests, feel free to drop a message.

P.S.:
I am still working on a new icon, this one is somewhat a placeholder, I just wanted to stop using the osu! logo for it.
Suggestions welcome.
Oinari-sama
Am I the only person having trouble customising the signature?

The "Save & Preview" and "Save & Exit" doesn't seem to be working for me. Changes I made just seem to be lost after hitting those buttons.

I've already tried clearing browser cache and cookies but it doesn't help. Just wondering if it's a stand alone case...
Topic Starter
givenameplz
Greetings!

You need to upload an custom image for that.
Its not intended (and possible) to change the template signatures.

I looked into it, your custom settings are fine, but as said there is no uploaded image.

P.S.:
I added a few more features to the customization, more to come sometime.
(If there are any other feature request shout them out, they'll be most likely implementet.)
Oinari-sama
The thing is though, I did upload a custom image but the buttons "ate" it:


Very weird...

EDIT: Wait... I was derping hard today. Was trying to upload a JPG all along orz
Is it possible to return an error notification when a user upload a non-PNG in the future?
Topic Starter
givenameplz

Oinari-sama wrote:

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EDIT: Wait... I was derping hard today. Was trying to upload a JPG all along orz
Is it possible to return an error notification when a user upload a non-PNG in the future?
I see, this will be fixed in the future, I plan to remove the "only PNG-restriction" soon anyways.
Thanks for pointing it out.
Senpoii
Awesome, going to use this 4evur
Ishkiz
Would it be possible to have mapImage be resizable like userAvatar? I'd like to be able to make it smaller than 160x120.

Thanks!
Topic Starter
givenameplz

Ishkiz wrote:

Would it be possible to have mapImage be resizable like userAvatar? I'd like to be able to make it smaller than 160x120.

Thanks!
Sure thing, will be done either today or within the next days.
If you have any other requests, just throw them out there.
I also consider, as I said somewhere before, to add custom fonts if there is a demand for it.

Edit:
You can now set the width and height for the mapImage.
Ishkiz
Thanks for the quick reply! I'll be sure to let you know if I think of anything else.
DeathRockstar
Hello.I want to change my template how should i do it???






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Topic Starter
givenameplz
Greetings.

I contacted you via PM.
Also, please note that you can edit your postings, posting frequently like that is considered spamming.
DeathRockstar
Oh... I'm so sorry for spamming... I did'nt mean to.. Thanks again for your help! :)




Topic Starter
givenameplz
Glad to help and no problem, atleast now you know.

Compiling the PMs:
.net Framework did the trick again.
redcopgirl12
this helped me a lot thank you :)
Yocake
This is awesome =w=
Topic Starter
givenameplz
Greetings.

Short update.
I found some time for fixing the fullscreen problem.
If you want to play in fullscreen, you need to enable the MSN integration inside osu!.
osu!Post will still work without doing this, but if you want to play fullscreen and post your full "Now Playing" information, you need to do this.

Just look inside the Online-Tab of the osu!-Options.

Ceui
Great!!!!!
Thanks~!

Caam
I'm confused on how to customize your own signature?
Topic Starter
givenameplz
Greetings!

First you need to login here, if you scroll further down past the templates you'll find a Configure button, inside the Custom signature box.
Go there, after that you can upload your image and customize it with the values in the textbox below, a little documentation about the values is in the About box, accessible by hovering over them.
Caam

givenameplz wrote:

Greetings!

First you need to login here, if you scroll further down past the templates you'll find a Configure button, inside the Custom signature box.
Go there, after that you can upload your image and customize it with the values in the textbox below, a little documentation about the values is in the About box, accessible by hovering over them.
omg i wasn't even using a PNG image i feel like an idiot, Thought i was using a PNG. thanks for your help anyway lol
Topic Starter
givenameplz

Nukes32 wrote:

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omg i wasn't even using a PNG image i feel like an idiot, Thought i was using a PNG. thanks for your help anyway lol
I want to rework the custom interface soon anyways, to make it more user friendly.
Topic Starter
givenameplz

givenameplz wrote:

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I want to rework the custom interface soon anyways, to make it more user friendly.
Done.

I reworked the config site a little, Custom Signature is now on top and the Customize button will only show if you actually uploaded an image, the customization has also been improved quite a lot.
If you got any feedback on that, feel free to drop me a message.
I will add the Font Selection feature soonish, same goes for the Rank Display.

(As stated in the main post and on the customization site, things will more likely be added if there is a request/demand for it, so if you need a feature, you know where to drop the message.)
Eizan Arizawa
can you add "kristenITC" font pls :D
Topic Starter
givenameplz

Eizan Arizawa wrote:

can you add "kristenITC" font pls :D
Sure thing, already done.

On a side note:
I am also experimenting with a new type of signature, thats quite similar to the in-game panels or the ones XPJ38 created.
Its changing its color depending on status, like the one in-game.
black -> Offline
blue -> Online (Idle)
white -> Playing
I might add a similar thing like the Widgets from osu!Rank have, display rank changes and so on.
Thats just a side thing, so I don't know when its going to be finished.
(You can see a sample of it in my signature.)
Okaayshka
Idk what to do
Its could be problem of my "cleverest" head.
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Build: 20140305
Last login: 20140328
User: Okaayshka
Maps: 3094
Mapsets: 770
Registry: D:\Program Files (x86)\osu!\osu!.exe
Database: D:\Program Files (x86)\osu!\osu!.db
Config: C:\Users\Okaayshka\AppData\Roaming\givenameplz\osu!PostConfig.ini

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Topic Starter
givenameplz
Greetings!

I am not sure if you still got the problem, as your posts seem to work now.
If you still got trouble, feel free to contact me via PM.
Keep in mind that you need to enable the osu! MSN integration if you are playing in Fullscreen mode.
But as I can see on the Screenshot this is not the case, so this shouldn't be the problem.

Looks like osu!Post couldn't recognise the running osu! instance, in rare cases if osu!Post is at fault restarting osu!Post helps.
Oinari-sama
Found a strange phenomenon, not sure how to reproduce it but I'll leave it here for the record:

I usually start up osu!Post, then manually start osu afterwards. Been doing this since early beta and had no problem at all.

Since a few days ago, I noticed these "strage" extra db files appearing in my osu folder:


...and my Collections isn't saving at all. After fiddling around and brainstorming tonight (thanks to Nathanael), I realised that something else is accessing osu!.db and that forces osu produce a dump instead of writing out the normal osu!.db file. I closed osu!Post before starting osu and that fixed the problem. I can have osu!Post running again and manually start osu just like before.

The problem simply went away and I'm unable to reproduce it again. I'll stick to my usual routine and report back if the problem returns.
Topic Starter
givenameplz
Strange, I am not even putting locks on it when reading the .db file.
I can't really reproduce this, but I will investigate if osu!Post is the cause and why.
And for the collections, I am not touching them at all.

I will keep an eye on this, if there are any more reports about this feel free to PM me or drop a post here.
Eizan Arizawa
Hi can you add this Font pls ;)
and how do i know my ID?
Topic Starter
givenameplz

Eizan Arizawa wrote:

Hi can you add this Font pls ;)
and how do i know my ID?
Greetings!

Just added it.
Your ID is the same as your osu! ID, to look it up simply "Search" your name on the osu!Post page.
Eizan Arizawa

givenameplz wrote:

Eizan Arizawa wrote:

Hi can you add this Font pls ;)
and how do i know my ID?
Greetings!

Just added it.
Your ID is the same as your osu! ID, to look it up simply "Search" your name on the osu!Post page.
Thank you :)
Mamat
How to costumize the signature?
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OMG it was really Cool
Tazze
really nice program ^^
Nathanael
Its a good project and I like it. ;D
  • Suggestions
  1. Add the Visitor font (commonly used on signatures).
  2. Allow users to use separate images at online status (online/offline).
Flanster

Nathanael wrote:

Add the Visitor font (commonly used on signatures).

Eizan Arizawa wrote:

Hi can you add this Font pls ;)
and how do i know my ID?
thats done already :P
Nathanael
didn't saw that, lol.
Howl
A little suggestion: delete the cache after every hour.
Since a lot of people do long play sessions and they play lots of beatmaps, sometimes the cache of the app becomes very high, and sometimes I see in the task manager that osu!post uses even more RAM than osu! itself.
So, my suggestion is to delete the cache hourly.
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