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Topic # 93720 28-Nov-2011 11:25 Send private message



This is not a search box. There's a SEARCH link on the menu.




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  Reply # 550857 28-Nov-2011 11:29 Send private message

I must admit that has got me in the past but that was ages ago !

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  Reply # 550860 28-Nov-2011 11:30 Send private message

Ha ha... yeah - it's got me in the past also!

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  Reply # 550861 28-Nov-2011 11:31 Send private message

Has got me too in the past.
But where has the "reset read posts" link gone, I use this every time I visit forums!

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Joseph

Edit. Using iPad Safari. Maybe a screen width thing?

Edit 2. Yes all links that are normally under search box are now gone. 

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  Reply # 550866 28-Nov-2011 11:43 Send private message

Having the search there which is a fairly standard/conventional location would be more useful than having "What are you doing" there.

Just saying ?


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  Reply # 550867 28-Nov-2011 11:44 Send private message

Could we have the Search link on the live.geekzone.co.nz page?

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Reply # 550868 28-Nov-2011 11:45 Send private message

Maybe there should be a badge for people who've used the 'What are you doing' box for searches?



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  Reply # 550870 28-Nov-2011 11:46 Send private message

Ragnor: Having the search there which is a fairly standard/conventional location would be more useful than having "What are you doing" there.



We already explained in a previous discussion why we don't have a search box in every page.
 




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  Reply # 550898 28-Nov-2011 12:17 Send private message

freitasm: 

We already explained in a previous discussion why we don't have a search box in every page.
 


Yep overhead of google site search wasn't it?



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  Reply # 550899 28-Nov-2011 12:18 Send private message

That's right...





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  Reply # 551126 28-Nov-2011 18:06 Send private message

This is what I see when using iPad Safari, there doesn't seem to be any other way to access the "Reset read flags" and "New forum posts" functions.

 

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  Reply # 551134 28-Nov-2011 18:18 Send private message

How is that now?




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  Reply # 551153 28-Nov-2011 18:44 Send private message

freitasm:
Ragnor: Having the search there which is a fairly standard/conventional location would be more useful than having "What are you doing" there.



We already explained in a previous discussion why we don't have a search box in every page.
 


The fact you've had to put this thread here suggests it should be the search box as people must be assuming it is so.  Or you should have a more prominent search box somewhere on the page.  That said, I don't know where you'd put the user status update box - I don't use that anyway.



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  Reply # 551154 28-Nov-2011 18:45 Send private message

As I said it was a decision on performance. The Google Search box is a script. Loading it in every page view when it's only used on a minor number of cases is a waste of people's bandwidth and time.

There's a SEARCH link in the menu.





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  Reply # 551170 28-Nov-2011 20:00 Send private message

freitasm: How is that now?


Fixed thank you. The "subscribe" link falls off onto the next line and is mostly hidden, but otherwise yay I can reset read posts again.
Not sure if everyone uses the site the same way as I do. The "new forum posts" is my GZ bookmark.

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  Reply # 551208 28-Nov-2011 21:44 Send private message

For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)




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