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Forum topic by juniorjock posted 11-16-2013 02:46 AM 731 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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juniorjock

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11-16-2013 02:46 AM

Topic tags/keywords: easier way to navigate a thread

May not seem like much to most of you guys, but I don’t like that when you open a thread, you have to click to see the next ## posts . . . . and then you have to click and see the next ## posts….... you get to the bottom and you have to click to see the ## previous post. Just suggesting a different option that may be a little more user friendly.


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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 11-16-2013 02:56 AM

That keeps long threads from taking 20 minutes to load .

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Loren

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#2 posted 11-16-2013 02:56 AM

... may have to do with bandwidth. Some users are on
dial-up or other slower than broadband systems. This is
a geographic availability thing.

By restricting how much of the content must load
before the page is “done” loading, LJ’s makes it
a little easier for lower bandwidth users to get
started with their reading.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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Airframer

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#3 posted 11-16-2013 02:59 AM

There is a better way. Just click “View All Replies” on the bottom right hand corner of the original post and it opens the thread with regular forum like pagination for browsing the thread with. Is also handy for getting to the last page of a large thread.

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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waho6o9

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#4 posted 11-16-2013 03:06 AM

I like the Watch feature on the right below the OP’s topic line.

It gets you where need to be without reading what you’ve already
read.

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Rick

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#5 posted 11-16-2013 04:36 AM

”Just suggesting a different option that may be a little more user friendly.”

And what is that Option that you’re suggesting???

As Airframer suggested “Click on All Replies” and there they are. No need to keep on clicking.

Problem Solved!

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 11-16-2013 10:31 AM

OPTIONS

1. if you want to just get to the last comment, you can refresh the page and it will go directly to the last posts.
2. if you want to see what has been posted since your last visit, click on the (green) # NEW link
3. and as stated above, if you want to read all the posts, click on the View All Replies

Did I miss anything?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Rick

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#7 posted 11-17-2013 04:38 AM

OH NO! Darth is following Me Around!

Hey Darth. ”NO ONE ASKED YOU” ...LOL… Now THAT is the Epitome of Pointless!!

In Contrast MY Comment is Right On The Point! Of course I wouldn’t expect you to Understand that.

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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#8 posted 11-17-2013 06:17 AM

I think you covered it MsDebbie. There is an option to get it anyway you want it and as much as you want or don’t want ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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