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    • sunrat
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      Looks good, but I have one question. What exactly does +1 mean as opposed to Agree?   Also, I thought I posted yesterday saying I was in favor of an Agree emoticon, but something happened and my comment was still in the reply window when I signed in today. Maybe I didn't click Submit or something.
    • V.T. Eric Layton
      COOL!   I solved my VM issues years ago by deciding to never do anything VM on my machines. Worked like a champ!
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      Yes, you're using the dark mode and also a different View method than I'm using. Looks good, though.
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