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Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
Board: Letterbox Chatter
Apr 30, 2018 4:21pm
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If I try to log a find in Safari, there is no calendar/drop down menu thingie to get the date. It wants me to type in a date which isn't accepted since there is supposed to be a calendar thingie.

In Google Chrome the calendar thingie is there and working properly.

Anyone else experience this?

MM
Re: Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
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Reply to: #959666 by MissMoon
Apr 30, 2018 7:28pm
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If I try to log a find in Safari, there is no calendar/drop down menu thingie to get the date.

Theoretically, Safari is supposed to support dates. I can't actually test it myself since I don't have anything Apple, but according to the documentation online, it should work. Do you know what version you are using?

It wants me to type in a date which isn't accepted since there is supposed to be a calendar thingie.

Even on older browsers where the calendar doesn't work, you should still be able to type in a date, but type it in the format of YYYY-MM-DD.

-- Ryan
Re: Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
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Reply to: #959666 by MissMoon
Apr 30, 2018 7:42pm
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Not being snooty - just curious - why would you want to use Safari if you have Chrome?
Re: Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
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Reply to: #959671 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
Apr 30, 2018 9:00pm
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Personally, I don't like Google collecting so much information on my finances, identity, health issues, purchases, choice of newspapers/music/movies/restaurants/political associations, and so on.

Chrome seems like the King of info collecting. It could be I am just superstitious. Or naive. Or paranoid.
Re: Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
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Reply to: #959674 by Sunia
May 1, 2018 12:56am
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Or paranoid.

You are being paranoid. And could you slide over to the left just a bit, we can't see what you are typing!
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Reply to: #959679 by Guy Fawkes
May 1, 2018 3:31am
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Uh oh, can you see I am typing in my pajamas?
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Reply to: #959666 by MissMoon
May 1, 2018 5:37am
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Ever since the last upgrade on atlasquest, I have been unable to open on my
MacBook pro, although I can on my android tablets. So I have to use chrome for my mac. Not a big deal.
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Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #959666 by MissMoon
May 1, 2018 7:55am
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As Ryan has mentioned,

you should still be able to type in a date, but type it in the format of YYYY-MM-DD.

This works when I am on my Apple laptop using Safari. My iPad has a scrolling feature (choose Month, day, year).

I usually use Chrome these days.
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Reply to: #959682 by Sunia
May 1, 2018 8:34am
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Uh oh, can you see I am typing in my pajamas?

Yes, and also when you aren't typing in your pajamas šŸ˜‰
Re: Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
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Reply to: #959690 by JampersandJ
May 1, 2018 9:58am
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This works when I am on my Apple laptop using Safari. My iPad has a scrolling feature (choose Month, day, year).

Like I said, older versions of browsers won't have the scrolling features. All of the newest browsers--including Safari--should support it. You might check if you can upgrade your browser on your Apple laptop to something newer because newer browsers are just better in general.

But if all else fails and you can't upgrade for some reason, they should still work. It's just not as pretty! But it is important to write the date in the format of YYYY-MM-DD. Americans probably try to write the date like MM-DD-YYYY (or something similar like MM/DD/YYYY) while the rest of the world writes them like DD-MM-YYYY, but computers like YYYY-MM-DD. You'll likely get an invalid date error if you try to use a different format.

-- Ryan
Re: Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
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Reply to: #959695 by Green Tortuga
May 1, 2018 12:50pm
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I was just testing it out for MM since she asked if others were having problems. Chrome is my Preferred browser when Iā€™m using my Apple Laptop.
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Board: Letterbox Chatter
Reply to: #959670 by Green Tortuga
May 1, 2018 2:57pm
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Safari - Version 11.1 (11605.1.33.1.3)

I *think* this is the most recent version but I'm not sure. I've been logging a lot of finds with no issues until yesterday. But I am always logging on the same day as the find, when I get home so the current date was there. I had to make a correction yesterday so discovered the issue.

I guess I'll just use Chrome to log finds.
Re: Safari vs Chrome - Logging Finds
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Reply to: #959671 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
May 1, 2018 3:10pm
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I BElieve I downloaded Chrome because there was some other AQ issue regarding Safari. I don't remember what it was.

Not all of us worship at the Chrome Throne. Simple as that. They are both good browsers. I prefer Safari. Other than the issues I have encountered on AQ with regard to Safari I have no problems with it and like it. Simple as that.
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Reply to: #959682 by Sunia
May 1, 2018 5:17pm
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Uh oh, can you see I am typing in my pajamas?

Oooh, I love the bunny print!
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Reply to: #959712 by DarkZen and Evil Cow Pie
May 4, 2018 4:52pm
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Funny! I didn't see these follow-ups to my comment, since my membership ran out. [Now notifications of responses are only for members.] Great image. Thanks.