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Offline Meneldour

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"First unread post" button missing
« on: February 28, 2013, 11:52:30 am »
Hey there,  I'll try to keep the post brief.

When having a thread open, there usually is (other phpbb forums) a button that moves you to the first unread post in said thread, is there a way to put it here? It's very useful when you are actively monitoring a thread with more than a few pages.

Hopefully this is enough of a description, if not, don't hestiate to ask. :)

(although this might not be an issue rather than a suggestion, I decided to put it into this subforum, since it's forum related)

Offline Clara Skyborn

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2013, 03:39:47 pm »
I've noticed the lack of this feature, but I'm not aware of any settings that would let me change that. Then again, I could just be missing it...SMF is just chock full of options, and I'm always stumbling over new checkboxes somewhere.

If anyone more familiar with SMF knows of a setting that would enable this behavior, please do tell! Otherwise, this might be an issue for the forum software developers...

Offline Shinkurex

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2013, 04:15:28 pm »
From a brief google, it looks like there is a "New" button that is supposed to provide this function... not entirely sure where to enable it, but I hope this points you in the right direction.

Offline Meneldour

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2013, 05:08:44 pm »
Is this what you're looking for? Then again, it was one of the first links google gave me...

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/style/we_clearblue/support/add_view_first_unread_post_button-t_94946-sid_0b1e6fc4cd5004e7c2e83a843b8aca58-p_230057#p230057

(bear in mind that the only thing I know about the webdesign and its coding is the marquee tag :) )

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2013, 05:11:50 pm »
Is this what you're looking for? Then again, it was one of the first links google gave me...

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/style/we_clearblue/support/add_view_first_unread_post_button-t_94946-sid_0b1e6fc4cd5004e7c2e83a843b8aca58-p_230057#p230057

(bear in mind that the only thing I know about the webdesign and its coding is the marquee tag :) )

ha Funny enough, your post helped me find it... see attached

Offline Meneldour

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2013, 05:16:21 pm »
Wait, don't tell me the glowing orange button is the thing we're looking for!

EDIT: Yes, it is... Well then, thanks for checking it out, I believe the topic can be locked now. :)
« Last Edit: February 28, 2013, 05:19:30 pm by Meneldour »

Offline Clara Skyborn

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2013, 12:09:37 pm »
Huh. I...never knew that was a button. Well.

Thanks for digging that up. :)

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2013, 02:44:39 pm »
Huh. I...never knew that was a button. Well.

Thanks for digging that up. :)

Happy to help

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2013, 04:55:41 pm »
Huh. I...never knew that was a button. Well.

Thanks for digging that up. :)

I hate it when a feature's already provided and no one knows how to use it because of a poor UI.  This is why everyone just pirates Vbulletin.

Is it possible to add a "quick reply" option so you can type up a post in a thread without clicking a reply button and bringing up the full editor?

Offline Clara Skyborn

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2013, 05:45:05 pm »
Is it possible to add a "quick reply" option so you can type up a post in a thread without clicking a reply button and bringing up the full editor?

There you go!

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2013, 05:53:15 pm »
Haha Awesome... Thanks!

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2013, 08:00:58 pm »
Is it possible to add a "quick reply" option so you can type up a post in a thread without clicking a reply button and bringing up the full editor?

There you go!

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2013, 12:05:39 pm »
Is it possible to add a "quick reply" option so you can type up a post in a thread without clicking a reply button and bringing up the full editor?

There you go!

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2013, 05:59:09 am »
I also wondered how to view the last post of a thread and I only just found it out by clicking "New"...

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Re: "First unread post" button missing
« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2013, 03:28:03 pm »
Is it possible to add a "quick reply" option so you can type up a post in a thread without clicking a reply button and bringing up the full editor?

There you go!

Sweet to have it. One thing though, when quoting someone the quote now goes in the quick-reply area instead of the general reply area.