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Discussion in 'Questions, Problems, & Feedback' started by Mikej, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Big deal, right?

    The topic of a thread needs to be in the black line at the top of every post. Threads will meander on and off topic sometimes. (I happen to enjoy a nice 3-4 page thread that comes and goes topic wise, generally they're some of the most enjoyable IMO.) I lose track of what THE topic was sometimes. I can't be the only one, am I, that has the issue? It also pains me to see a bunch of (Post deleted reason: OFF TOPIC) also. Do members complain of people going off topic on "Their" threads? cry babies!

    The other thing, this may really be only my problem! Time stamps on posts along with date. There is a time stamp on fresh posts, but they go away after a time. Fairly often I want to know at what time a given post was made in relationship to another post.

    Thanks for you're great concern Exalted Grand PooBah!

    Mike
     
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  2. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Thanks for the feedback @Mikej, we'll consider it. Does the topic show in your browser tab?

    Regarding the time stamps, which version and which device(s) are you referring to?
     
  3. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I've been on V3 for some time and all I use is a PC.

    If I forget what the topic of a thread is I have to scroll to the top. That's all I know

    Currently it shows a date/time stamp of "Yesterday at 8:43 AM" above my avatar box. A week from now it will only show "Nov 1 2015". I did just realize, for the first time, if I hover over the date it gives exact time and date.

    Thanks Joe
     
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  4. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Up top you should see a browser tab, as pictured below, which gives you the beginning of the title.

    upload_2015-11-2_8-3-10.png

    Another trick you can use is clicking on any post number, which brings up a box with the title.

    upload_2015-11-2_8-5-42.png

    upload_2015-11-2_8-6-4.png

    I was just about to mention the 'exact date/time' on hover, but it sounds like you got that one :)
     
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  5. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    That works well unless you're someone like me that always has a lot of tabs open at one time. All I see of the above is "Feat..."
     
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    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Good point, same here. I'll add this to the list of things to consider.
     
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