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I have to click "Back" more times...

by Joe Lyddon
posted 897 days ago


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Rick

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#1 posted 897 days ago

Joe:

Same thing here. Another Post was put up about almost the same thing. I just now answered it.

Here: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/34227#reply-376990

Boils down to using “Right Click”, Choose “Open In New Window” or if it’s a Link Click “Open Link In New Window”. Which is what I just did from Your Forum Post to get here. When I close this, I’ll be right back at “Site Feedback Forums”.

I’ve “Opened” 4 maybe 5 New Windows at one time. They Close Real Quick and you’re back to wherever you want to be.

Hope it helps!!!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 897 days ago

When I, for example, click “2 new”, it opens another window in the SAME TAB & shows the results… when I am through, I used to be able to go “Back” with One Try to GO BACK… Now, it takes TWO (most of the time) and sometimes THREE tries to going “Back” to finally getting Back to the main page where I started from.

I use Opera and it allows me to Right-Click-Hold and move the mouse slightly to the Left to go Back… or to the Right to go Forward… OR I could Right Click, & click Back on the pull-down menu… either case, it takes me 2-3 times to finally GET BACK to where I came from.

A week ago, it would go back ALWAYS with ONE TRY…

Now, it takes 2-3 tries.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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patron

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#3 posted 897 days ago

maybe you need a better computer joe ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 897 days ago

I don’t think my s/w was changed to cause the problem…

I did do an Opera browser update yesterday but it didn’t solve the problem… it was still there…

The same Feature works just fine on other websites... It’s NOT the computer… it would be nice to have an excuse to get a bigger & better computer though… LOL (no such luck)... This lil Sony Vaio works just fine. LOL

edit: It took 3 tries to go Back before it finally went Back… after I entered this post.

EDIT: ... and it went Back with ONE TRY after making the previous “edit”. (like it used to do all the time)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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juniorjock

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#5 posted 892 days ago

What are you guys seeing when you click “back”? Is it something you have already seen, or something different?

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juniorjock

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#6 posted 892 days ago

That’s exactly what I’m running and haven’t had any trouble. Strange.

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Grandpa

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#7 posted 892 days ago

Same as Joe here too.

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Stephenw

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#8 posted 892 days ago

I think it is a script causing the problem. Maybe through one of the ads?

Screen capture, click and hold left button on the back arrow…

-- http://www.garagebulletin.com/

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 892 days ago

No Change here…

I average 2 Backs before I’m really BACK.

Win.XP Opera

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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grumpy749

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#10 posted 892 days ago

I’ve got the same problem Joe. only thing is I have to click my back button 6 or 8 times befor any thing happens. This is realy annoying and its only on LJ website.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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sthomas

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#11 posted 892 days ago

Looking at some of the other forums…It must be the G.O.P…lol

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JJohnston

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#12 posted 892 days ago

Just started happening to me. I get a whole mess of “share this”es, too. Here’s a screen shot I took as I type this post. You can see it in the dropdown menu at the upper left.

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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Burl_Eric

6 posts in 897 days


#13 posted 892 days ago

8 or so backs before it does anything. XP and IE9. IT TAKES WAY TO LONG TO GET FROM POST TO POST. Please fix this.

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unisaw2

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#14 posted 892 days ago

same here, 8 cllicks

-- JJ

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MichaelAgate

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#15 posted 892 days ago

Same here, click click click.

-- Michael and Matthew

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gfadvm

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#16 posted 892 days ago

Same here, sometimes 6 clicks won’t work and clicking on the “back” arrow in the upper left corner doesn’t work either. Pretty annoying!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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bhog

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#17 posted 892 days ago

Me also,at first thought it was my mouse(wireless) but nope and only this site.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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doordude

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#18 posted 892 days ago

i thought it was my computer. now i know i’m not alone out here. i haven’t changed anything on my gear.

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tom427cid

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#19 posted 892 days ago

Ditto for me,thought it was this foolish computer——-Hope it can be fixed soon,this is the only site where this occurs.
tom

-- "certified sawdust maker"

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#20 posted 892 days ago

I am having the sake problem and it is a royal pain in the ass. It seems to happen more on the forums than anywhere else.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Hippockets

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#21 posted 892 days ago

I am having the same issue. Obviously it is LJ’s issue.

-- Bruce, Arnold MD bjordan443@aol.com

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willie

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#22 posted 891 days ago

If I left click on the back button and hold it, it drops down past all of the “share this” and lets me click on back to where I want to be. PIA but it works. Hopefully someone can fix this. Doesn’t happen on any other site!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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Joe Lyddon

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#23 posted 891 days ago

I just noticed!

It has been working NORMALLY for the last few cases!
One Back Click and I’m Back!

Hope it stays this way!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Martin Sojka

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#24 posted 891 days ago

Hello, this bug has been introduced by the recent code update at ShareThis.com. We’re using this 3rd party service to generate FB Share & Tweet buttons that you can see at the end of the posts.

Seems like they fixed it already but I will check out the alternative solutions yet again.

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka

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toddbeaulieu

389 posts in 1589 days


#25 posted 890 days ago

Hello, I continue to have this problem as well.

My workaround is (as was suggested) to Ctrl+Click on a link to open it in a new tab. Then I can simply close that tab.

This is actually a handy thing to do anyway when browsing any forum. It saves time because you don’t have to wait for the BACK to reload the previous page and for you to have to re-find your place in the list. It also lets you follow links in the message w/o fear of quickly finding your way back.

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Joe Lyddon

7595 posts in 2637 days


#26 posted 890 days ago

Martin,

Thank you!

It has been working very nicely ever since I last reported it as being fixed.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Rick Dennington

3266 posts in 1780 days


#27 posted 890 days ago

Joe:

Mine’s working fine now….I went in and cleaned out my browser and cookies…went to the bottom of the screen, hit the “windows” button, and re-set my browser…..working good now…for how long…I don’t know.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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lanwater

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#28 posted 890 days ago

I have benn having this problem for few days.

It is still happening on 3 different computer and only when I am on LJ.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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