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Topic # 106142 18-Jul-2012 15:43 Send private message

Either I am going nuts, or the GZ forum keeps "unreading" topics for me, and when I click "New forum posts" I get the same topics again I've already clicked on, or even if I've used "reset read flags".

Anyone else noticed this?

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  Reply # 657734 18-Jul-2012 15:44 Send private message

Unread is based on last visit on that browser. You should get the NEW indicator reset if you logout, if your session expires (20 minutes if not checked to keep logged in) or if you click the Reset Read link.






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  Reply # 657736 18-Jul-2012 15:47 Send private message

The other thing is I can't see a link to stake me to the latest unread reply.  Is there one?

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  Reply # 657737 18-Jul-2012 15:48 Send private message

No. There's only one in the email notifications.






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Reply # 657743 18-Jul-2012 15:53 Send private message

cheers... are you planning to add a "oldest unread" link? That would sure be handy.

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  Reply # 657744 18-Jul-2012 15:54 Send private message

Never planned to., mainly because do all based on timestamp, not per thread.




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  Reply # 658364 19-Jul-2012 12:33 Send private message

Oooh, oooh!  Another opportunity for me to ask!

How about posts never get marked as read unless you either read them or click the "reset read flag" post.  The current timed process doesn't allow me to quickly check something on GZ and come back later to read all the other unread posts from my last full visit.

It would be nice for my GZ subs to be put towards this feature... ;-)

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  Reply # 658366 19-Jul-2012 12:35 Send private message

We would have to record visits to each individual thread, managing individual dates.

Could easily code that - the problem is the increase in number of database transactions causing reduced performance, larger transaction logs, large database files.

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  Reply # 658377 19-Jul-2012 12:48 Send private message

Would it really slow performance that much?

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  Reply # 658404 19-Jul-2012 13:10 Send private message

Probably not that much...




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  Reply # 658409 19-Jul-2012 13:14 Send private message

So can we please put it on the list of things to do soonish? :)

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  Reply # 659618 21-Jul-2012 17:13 Send private message

I know is not the answer, but I have made a small change to the topics list in the profile page. More information here.




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