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Forum skin to use to receive notifications when pinning to start scree

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    Forum skin to use to receive notifications when pinning to start scree


    I just discovered that if you are pinning the Seven or Eight forums metro IE tile for the first time or you deleted an already pinned tile accidentally that you must switch to the default skin of either forum (first skin) to be able to receive notifications and access it's menu. (even when logged in) Any other skin will only show the pin icon.


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    After your tile is pinned and you now see the notification icon and it's menu using the newly pinned icon you are free to switch to other skins and the notification icon and menu will remain.


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    Last edited by IownAmoneyPit; 22 Jun 2012 at 18:39.

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    I did only put the code in the default skins I've now added it to all our EF custom skins and might do the SF ones later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
    I did only put the code in the default skins I've now added it to all our EF custom skins and might do the SF ones later.
    Thanks z3r010 another member was confused (myself included) why they were not seeing the notification icon and menu in a screenie I had posted earlier.
    Last edited by IownAmoneyPit; 22 Jun 2012 at 18:40.
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Forum skin to use to receive notifications when pinning to start scree
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