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Emily Rainbows

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Sharing a few thoughts:
Immersive mode has been disabled, which is good. Might think about adding options to turn it on and off.

The app has been pretty slow for me, taking a while to load threads and images when scrolling quickly. If you could address this, it'd be nice.

I think things would become more manageable if you'd put the options all in the Settings menu. They are scattered around board indexes and inside threads now and adjusting things is confusing, honestly.

And last, my biggest gripe with this app, which I discovered after using other 4chan apps: Space usage is not optimal, there is just too much space used for nothingness and it feels cramped (and somewhat mentally tiresome to browse as a result). I made a mockup, would something like this be possible? It's probably the main reason I rather not browse 4chan at all.
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Chris Hylands

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Could you please add a setting to disable the swipe to hide function? I've commented on its sensitivity in the past and I know it's been tweaked but it's still very frustrating when trying to scroll on my device. I think just having the ability to disable it all together would be easiest for some of us. 
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Swipe to hide is incredibly annoying, disable it and add an option for longpress = option menu so you can hide sticky threads. (I don't necessarily need to look at Stallmans face every time I open up /g/).
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I can't open the image in the OPs post in a threat while having "Autoload threat images" on never. I need to go gallery and then click on the first image to open it. I don't have this when set to always or automatic.

Chanu version: 1.76
Android version: 4.4.2 (stock nexus 4 rooted) 
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You can also go in thread View Options menu and disable the automatic loading of thread images .
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John Burns

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Beta 76 uploaded, available in two hours:
* Fixes favorites as home page
* Allows opening of links in other apps such as YouTube
* Notices when board is out-of-date and reloads
* Fixes some crashes and Nexus 5 issue
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John Arley Burns
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Upped to Beta 75, fixed a bug I found last minute while testing 4chan pass logout.
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John Arley Burns
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Beta 74 up in about two hours.  Fixes:
1. You can now go back into the correct place in the app from the home screen launcher icon
2. Gallery should now save the last photo you were on properly
3. More efficient memory usage for thread images
4. Moved some menu items around
5. Cleans dead threads more efficiently
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I've released a 4chan for Google Glass app, as far as I know this is the first 4chan app for google glass.  If you have glass and what to try it out, there are instructions on the website:

http://www.strikingly.com/chanforglass
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Browsing 4chan while walking in public...XD
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Warren Shafor

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WTF?

Couldn't post: You are

Is what happens when I attempt to reply to a thread. Is this app related been going on for about 2 days now & its not making my time fun. 
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Works on browser and tablet now maybe it was a ban for some reason IDK 
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John Arley Burns
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This weekend I'm going to work on a bugfix release and adding the new /biz/ board, any suggestions for the image?
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bugfixes are proceeding, the last stickler is getting image zooming working nicely with gestures
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John Arley Burns
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I'm taking a week off from Chanu dev, so let's take some time to discuss what we should be working on next.  So far I've had a few requests:
* Popup quick-reply
* Jump-to-post from gallery image
* Support 420chan (and any others that might have an API)
* Full-screen view (auto-hiding menu bar for threads)
* Full-screen widget (a large widget with the latest posts from all favourite boards)
* Thumbnail bugs/smoother images/better zooming
Let me know what sort of features you'd like to see, or what you think should be redesigned.  If you can wireframe/draw your ideas, the more the merrier.
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The Beta 71 release is a bugfix / UI enhancement release.  It doesn't have any new features, but just improves on the existing app.
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John Arley Burns
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Beta 70 up in two hours.  It won't blank out the screen anymore.  You may see the "loading" par while the screen is visible, but this happens because it's loading updated information after the thread visit (for instance the updated count of number of replies and images).  However, the board view should stay visible in this case.

There's also a fix to the thread date format so that it is correct in each locale.
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this will be fixed in the next beta
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Emily Rainbows

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Would it be possible to open the posting form on the bottom of the screen hovering over the thread? And then make it that that appear when swiping up with two fingers, and the posting form would look like AppChans posting form. Something like the attached image.

The current method of posting is not really efficient, moreover because you need to go through menus to get to the posting screen, not being able to see what quote is what.

So, like, on top of the suggested posting form idea, maybe you could also add a reply arrow on each post instead of making it only accessible via the option button.

I think this would greatly improve usability.
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more visible dark cursor will appear in the next beta
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John Arley Burns
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Version 78 released, now available on Google Play.  Features:
* WebM support
* Optional Force English setting
* Improved drawer and action bar navigation
* Jump menu for going to top/bottom quickly
* Less frequent automatic board reloading
* OP listed on thread backlinks
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John Arley Burns
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Working on WebM support, should be out soon.
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So the story appears to be webm crashes on mobile data but works better on wifi.  Apparently the media codex is doing UI-thread heavy processing, no idea why.  So I'll be adding support today, just be aware that running outside of wifi may crash.
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The dark theme isn't applied correctly at the settings menu.

Chanu version: 1.76
Android version: 4.4.2 rooted
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It's fixed somehow, thanks for responding BTW.
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So this may have been proposed already.. but have you considered any sort of chromecast integration for chanu? I was thinking it would be pretty cool if we could send a gallery to the chromecast, or maybe even have the images pop-up on it as you scroll through a thread.

Just a thought & wanted to share!
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so you mean you plugin your chromecast, start browsing, and it shows up on your TV?

I don't have a TV which is maybe why I never heard of it before.
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John Arley Burns
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Beta 73 up in two hours, has some UI and memory improvements.
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Font size decrease and moved unwatch back to tbe proper place? Nice work. 
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John Arley Burns
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Beta 71 available in two hours.  Includes:
* much better gallery zooming
* /biz/ board
* spanish translation fixes
* simplified settings
* view options placed in menu where applicable
* post reply more intuitive
* blocklist ID filter fix
* numerous bug fixes
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well for my screenshots, those are gallery screens, and the image might render fine but there's all sorts of weird artifacting and such.

As for the images not rendering, I'm pretty sure it's low memory for embedded images. The "grey image" bug happens only when viewing the thread, and it seems to happen (or seems likely to happen from a developer standpoint) when memory is low on the device or app.
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Warren Shafor

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I'm unable to reply to any thread! Is there a reason for this? Also I paid for the ad free version! Its been 2 days and I can't post replies how come? 
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can you please go to 4chan.org on your tablet web browser and try to reply?
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Tobias Högberg

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Has this happened to any of you guys?
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in the next beta i'll have disabled the auto-theme-change based on ambient light, this may improve battery performance
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