[OPEN] Quoted Posts

Discussion in 'Support' started by PhilippineOrn, Feb 28, 2019.

  1. PhilippineOrn

    PhilippineOrn First Team

    The little red arrow that is to the right of the quotee's user name. Used to be a time clicking/tapping it would take you to the original post. It's not been working for me for a while now, is it just me?
     
  2. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Never seen that before. Blame old eyes and a poor monitor.

    Investigating now.
     
  3. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Nope doesn't appear to work for me either. I'll have a quick route around in the back for a solution but this may be a job for someone more technically gifted than me.
     
  4. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    test
     
  5. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Seems to work now.
    The post needs to go off the screen for it to function correctly.

    Think it works on cookies/cache so might be worth a log out of the forums, dump those then try logging back in.
     
  6. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    In the meantime I'll change your password so you're locked out forever.
    :cool:
     
  7. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    I clicked on that red arrow, it brought up adverts for German scheisse movies?

    Perhaps I should have kept that to myself....
     
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  8. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Seeing as it'll be based on your cache and search history, yes.
     
  9. PhilippineOrn

    PhilippineOrn First Team

    It must be me, did all you suggested (although it never used to be that the post needed to go off the screen for it to work).

    It was a good little function, hope I can figure it out. Thanks for looking into it.
     
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  10. oxhey67

    oxhey67 Squad Player

    It works for me even if the post is on the screen, it just moves that particular post to the top.

    For example. I'll see the thread like this as I begin to read it.
    Screenshot 2019-02-28 at 12.03.39.jpeg

    Then after clicking the arrow next to PhilippineOrn's name, it shows like this.
    Screenshot 2019-02-28 at 12.03.49.jpeg
     

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  11. PhilippineOrn

    PhilippineOrn First Team

    Maybe I misunderstood what Meister meant by the post going off the screen. I took it to mean magnified to such an extent part of the post wasn't visible.

    It shouldn't make a difference if the original post and quoted post are visible together or not. At least it never did before.
     
  12. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    It wasn't me...honest...
     
  13. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    What browser are you using PO. Firefox and IE are OK here. Might be a recent update to that that killed it?
     
  14. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    I use Firefox and it works perfectly.
     
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  15. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Do you think in Russian?
     
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  16. PhilippineOrn

    PhilippineOrn First Team

    That could very well be it. Lately I have just been using Chrome on my gf's phone...but I can't say with any certainty it coincided with the arrow not working. My tablet with Firefox the arrow worked just fine but that's in the shop having major triple heart bypass surgery right now.
     
  17. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    Nyet
     
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  18. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Maybe a bit later then ?
     
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  19. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    Might be that then. I hate chrome. I also hate the fact that every time I have to sort my parents laptop out, it seems to have reinstalled itself again.
     
  20. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    See you're in good form today
     
  21. reids

    reids Squad Player

    Doesn't work for me on desktop either - Chrome as well.
     
  22. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    others may disagree :)
     
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  23. Never even noticed the arrow before, but I have just tried it on 3 or 4 different posts and it don't work for me either.
     
  24. Happy bunny

    Happy bunny Cheered up a bit

    Do you have John Barnes's number?
     
  25. hornmeister

    hornmeister Administrator Staff Member

    You're clicking it wrong, or not enough, or possibly not hard enough.
     
  26. I only ever really use this site on mobile. Red arrows on posts mean nothing to me.

    I can't see post numbers either do when done one says "look at post 222" I have no idea... Unless I count through them!
     

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