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Topic # 85623 22-Jun-2011 15:32
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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 # 484445 22-Jun-2011 15:36
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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.

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  Reply # 484446 22-Jun-2011 15:37
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8 colour screen mode ? ;)




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  Reply # 484449 22-Jun-2011 15:41
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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
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Fair enough. Thanks for considering it.

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  Reply # 484523 22-Jun-2011 17:27
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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
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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
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There's only a 15min window to edit right.
Does editing extend that window??

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  Reply # 484573 22-Jun-2011 19:06
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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
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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
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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
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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
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i sometimes purposely logout myself to 'hide' it





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  Reply # 484732 22-Jun-2011 22:56
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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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