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Topic # 85623 22-Jun-2011 15:32 Send private message

Hi.

I'm not so interested in whether the post has been edited or not, and the bright yellow is distracting.
Is there an option to hide this indicator for all posts?

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  Reply # 484443 22-Jun-2011 15:35 Send private message

Not currently.




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  Reply # 484445 22-Jun-2011 15:36 Send private message

You could probably do it with some custom CSS styles, or you could make your own greasemonkey script.

Personally, I don't find the yellow text that annoying.
It's actually interesting to see how many people edit their posts.

EDIT: ;-)

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  Reply # 484446 22-Jun-2011 15:37 Send private message

8 colour screen mode ? ;)




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  Reply # 484449 22-Jun-2011 15:41 Send private message

We can possibly add an option to hide this, but at the moment I started coding the Automatic Thread Subscription Engine (TM), which will take me at least a week to design, code, test, release...







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  Reply # 484521 22-Jun-2011 17:26 Send private message

Fair enough. Thanks for considering it.

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  Reply # 484523 22-Jun-2011 17:27 Send private message

dontpanic42: 
It's actually interesting to see how many people edit their posts.


I have post editing OCD

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  Reply # 484533 22-Jun-2011 17:40 Send private message

I don't actually mind the message saying "This post has been edited". It's the yellow that I don't like. Fussy, I know. Cheers

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  Reply # 484536 22-Jun-2011 17:45 Send private message

There's only a 15min window to edit right.
Does editing extend that window??

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  Reply # 484546 22-Jun-2011 18:15 Send private message

No, editing does not extend the window.




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  Reply # 484573 22-Jun-2011 19:06 Send private message

I reckon removing the yellow highlight would be visually better. I tend to agree it currently is distracting.

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  Reply # 484588 22-Jun-2011 19:36 Send private message

I agree it is distracting but worse than that I don't really care if someone has edited their post. Clearly something was wrong and needed correcting, so what?

I would guess most of the time it is just correcting typo's like me :-)

Not sure why I need to know if it has been edited at all? or am I missing something?





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  Reply # 484597 22-Jun-2011 19:43 Send private message

Just wondering if the This post has been edited. could have a window of say an hour for one to correct spelling or grammar problems. Some times I post and see a mistake and immediately correct it but there is the dirty big yellow "This post has been edited." afterwards..




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  Reply # 484715 22-Jun-2011 22:26 Send private message

The main reason for the note as because people posted things before and changed after others commented. In some cases even changing the whole meaning of their posting.

I thought it important to let people know someone changed something in the post.




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  Reply # 484722 22-Jun-2011 22:31 Send private message

i sometimes purposely logout myself to 'hide' it





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  Reply # 484732 22-Jun-2011 22:56 Send private message

freitasm: I thought it important to let people know someone changed something in the post.

Agreed, but it doesn't need to shout it in yellow :) 

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