Forum Suggestion: Add "Watched Threads" link at the bottom of the page

Discussion in 'Truck Forum Information Center' started by taodnt, May 6, 2018.

  1. taodnt

    taodnt Light Load Member

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    I didn't find a spot for a suggestion so I am posting here. And, the luck of the draw, it was a year ago I joined. Thanks for having me.

    In that year I have learned the value of watching threads. But one of the biggest pains in the you know where is going to a watched thread and the newest message is the 8th or 9th or last one on the page and after reading that I (and I am guessing everyone else doing the same thing) have to scroll all the way to the top to click on the "Watched Threads" link to get to the next one to be read.

    A link at the bottom would make getting to the next watched thread so much easier.

    Sorry for the run on sentence, thanks for listening

    taodnt
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  2. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

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    As a work around until (and if) it gets added...
    If you read on a desktop (or notebook) system you can simply tap the home key on the keyboard to jump to the top. No such luck on mobile devices though.

    Another tip that will work even on mobile devices is to bookmark the watched thread page, and open each in a new tab. When finished reading close the tab and do the same for the next thread.
     
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  3. d o g

    d o g Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    Just like with all forums, space on this one is at a premium and there just isn't enough room to put every link that we would like to have in both places. Everything has to fit in a limited amount of space, and to make sure there is room for everything - considering mobile views, etc. - there really isn't any extra room for that link at the bottom, too.

    You should have a barely-visible arrow over on the far right side that will take you back to the top. Granted, it's not exactly what you're looking for, but it does solve the issue of having to scroll or swipe your way back to the top.
     
  4. taodnt

    taodnt Light Load Member

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    I see it. Why I never saw it before?... or did you just add it?

    Thanks in either case
     
  5. taodnt

    taodnt Light Load Member

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    For the record, it works on my iPad and iPhone in Safari and Windows 7 Firefox.

    Perfect, thanks. :)
     
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  6. taodnt

    taodnt Light Load Member

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    Actually, after using it several times, it is better. This is my last comment on the subject. Thanks again.
     
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  7. d o g

    d o g Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    It's been there all along. It's not real prominent - the idea is for you to be able to see through it so that it isn't in the way. Glad it's working for you and thanks for your input. Helpful suggestions from members are always welcome.
     
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