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GM

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Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« on: October 03, 2020, 15:49:45 »
Is it just me, or is the Tech Manual difficult to navigate/use on a smart phone?
I noticed this discussion https://www.sl113.org/forums/index.php?topic=11299.msg88431#msg88431 but this was from 10 years ago, when the iPhone was only 3 years old. Now smart phones are ubiquitous.
It would be nice to be able to access the Tech Manual on my phone when I'm in the garage, so I don't have to drag the laptop out there, but it appears that the formatting is not designed for the phone. Am I missing something?
Thanks!
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2020, 17:27:04 »
It is nearly impossible to look at it on the phone. One word per line... It would really be nice to be able to do it.
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2020, 20:22:33 »
Turn the phone sideways and its a little better. :)
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2020, 20:59:02 »
yes, three words in one line  ;) ;) ;)
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2020, 13:46:19 »
I fixed it for you. If you access the Technical Manual with an iPhone, iPad, tablet or Android phone you will automagically get a new layout which is much friendlier for phone usage.

Have a look... PayPal Contributions to my "Pagoda Fund" are welcome...

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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2020, 14:00:21 »
Thank's a lot Pawel  ;)
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2020, 15:41:07 »
Yves...,

You are alos eligible to thank Peter for this (since he fixed it :D 8) )
and not only Pawel - who is by the way  a strong supporter here in our daily conversations.

 ;) ;D

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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2020, 16:25:04 »
Thanks, Peter!
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2020, 17:07:53 »
Thanks Peter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks GM for speaking up!!!!!!!!
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2020, 15:19:31 »
Of course Achim....! Thank's Peter !
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Re: Viewing Tech Manual on smart phone
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2020, 18:52:38 »
Thank You Peter !!!!

Never have so few done so much for so many !!! once can safely say this. Thanks again Peter !

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