Awful-looking outline around my callsign

Discussion in 'Community Help Center' started by AF7EC, Mar 21, 2018.

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  1. AF7EC

    AF7EC Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hello everyone,

    All of a sudden, there's this awful-looking outline around my callsign on my profile page:


    Can this be fixed? It looks horrible.

    Thanks! :)

    Will B
  2. UA6JD

    UA6JD Moderator Platinum Subscriber Volunteer DX Helper QRZ Page

  3. AB3TQ

    AB3TQ Subscriber QRZ Page

    I think the black outline is OK. Given a choice I would not have picked that font, but I can live with it.
  4. AF7EC

    AF7EC Ham Member QRZ Page

    I understand there were changes for 'security' reasons, that's fine. But really, to me, the shadow effect, with that color, and that radius, looks really bad. Kinda wish they had not messed with the 'expert CSS' options...I like my styling better.
  5. AB3TQ

    AB3TQ Subscriber QRZ Page

    So you don't think that allowing expert options was part of the security problem?

    And you don't like that BLUE color of your callsign? If you become a Subsriber, it would then be GREEN (check mine). I am not saying that any color will look good with that crappy font, but it would not be blue.
  6. AJ8MH

    AJ8MH XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Probably not what I would pick, but it's OK. I tend to like broad, light shading, but I wouldn't chastise anyone for using something else.
  7. AF7EC

    AF7EC Ham Member QRZ Page

    Sorry if I made it seem like I was chastising. It's a personal preference, and I don't care for the current style. I'll just shut up about it...nothing I can do. ;-)
  8. AG4YL

    AG4YL Ham Member QRZ Page

    I noticed the change and don't like it. The outline is OK, but that "balloon" font ..... absolutely awful! Not sure why that style was chosen. To top it off, it is actually harder to read as the letters look all shoved together now with no spacing in between.
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  9. NB8F

    NB8F Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    The color choices you all have made are horrible. Some have green, some have blue, some have a putrid yellow, then you surround it with a shadow. You could highlight that without it being so dark. Fonts, colors, shadows are just awful. There are so many different options you could choose. I could probably design something much nicer using a different font and css in a few minutes.
  10. N3CAL

    N3CAL Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Is there any rhyme or reason to the callsign color? I've noticed mine has changed from yellow to red?? Just curious.

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