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Re: New Fancy Buttons
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Reply to: #30542 by Eidolon
Aug 1, 2006 12:22am
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Quote I actually LIKE the buttons but wondered if you might be able to add back the old "click here for clue" link that used to be by the first aid comment there too?


Hmmm.... I took it away to help reduce the redundancy of links, but I'll add it back for now until I think of a way to allow people to open clues in a new window. I'm half tempted to make the clues open in a new window since if it's not an AQ hosted clue, there's no way back to the details page to record it as a find or continue surfing AQ.

Does anyone have any opinions on the matter? Should clues always open up in a new window? Should they not? Do you care? =)

-- Ryan
Re: New Fancy Buttons
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Reply to: #30553 by Green Tortuga
Aug 1, 2006 3:44am
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Quote Does anyone have any opinions on the matter? Should clues always open up in a new window? Should they not? Do you care?


I think I prefer it not to open in a new window (tab in my case). If it is an LbNA clue I just hit the browser back button. When things open in a new window, (e.g. 'Post Message' when replying to a message) I tend to end up with a load of windows/tabs open without realizing it until I close down.

When I use Opera it tends to treat AQ new windows as pop-ups so I have to watch for them and click on the tab before it disappears which can be rather a pain, particularly if I am not quick enough.

By the way, another great theme Ryan, although I had to look twice to realize it was a theme. At first glance the lines across the page looked like another of your building works break downs. Then I caught on LOL

YT
Re: New Fancy Buttons
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Reply to: #30553 by Green Tortuga
Aug 1, 2006 3:52am
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Quote Does anyone have any opinions on the matter? Should clues always open up in a new window? Should they not? Do you care?


I am the one who brought it up and even I don't think they should always open in a new window. However, I do prefer having that option when I want it. So if the choices are all or none, I would go with all.
Re: New Fancy Buttons
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Reply to: #30553 by Green Tortuga
Aug 1, 2006 7:59am
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I did prefer them opening in the NEW window.
I was in the habit of closing that new window when done but still having the detail page up so I can finish up using the tag button etc if needed.

DK
Re: New Fancy Buttons
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Reply to: #30555 by The Yorkshire Tortoise
Aug 1, 2006 9:24am
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Quote When things open in a new window, (e.g. 'Post Message' when replying to a message) I tend to end up with a load of windows/tabs open without realizing it until I close down.


Actually, that only happens if you look at lots of messages by viewing the list as 'extended'. I didn't want people to lose their place in the long list of messages by taking them off that page. It's rather inelegant since ideally the new page to post a reply should close when the person finishes posting the message, and it's on my to-do list for fixing. =)

-- Ryan
Re: New Fancy Buttons
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Reply to: #30609 by Green Tortuga
Aug 1, 2006 11:20am
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Quote Actually, that only happens if you look at lots of messages by viewing the list as 'extended'. I didn't want people to lose their place in the long list of messages by taking them off that page.


Yes I always view the messages 'extended' and you are right I would lose my place if it didn't open in a new tab, especially as once they are extended they are marked as viewed. You think of everything and we don't even notice the cowpats you stop us stepping in :-)

YT