What Happened To The Report And Quote Buttons?

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Re: What Happened To The Report And Quote Buttons?

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John P wrote:I find it really annoying, hope it's the good word for it.
Every time eyes are going to what is happening on the screen
thats just until you get used to as its new, not necessarily a point of contention
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hanakin wrote:
John P wrote:I find it really annoying, hope it's the good word for it.
Every time eyes are going to what is happening on the screen
thats just until you get used to as its new, not necessarily a point of contention
Exactly. In 2 days you won't even notice anymore.

That being said, if people are absolutely opposed to it, we might have to rethink this :lol:

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I like how it looks, but I think all admins of forums can expect many PM's asking why they can't quote and report! I've said this before but not every Forum user is internet savvy, they will just think they can't report or quote, they won't think of hovering the mouse
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NeilUK wrote:I like how it looks, but I think all admins of forums can expect many PM's asking why they can't quote and report! I've said this before but not every Forum user is internet savvy, they will just think they can't report or quote, they won't think of hovering the mouse
I've actually used this exact same system for about 2 years now. I have yet to get any questions/reports on this issue on any of my boards. But who knows...

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Re: What Happened To The Report And Quote Buttons?

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Something is broken when viewing the buttons on my iPhone and iPad.
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Mess wrote:Something is broken when viewing the buttons on my iPhone and iPad.
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Probably an old cache. Try refreshing a couple of times

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Arhh the magical refresh number 7 did the trick... Strange.

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I see no reason to hide these buttons. Only added distractions from reading changes on the page when I move the mouse cursor.
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They should definitely be hidden from guests imo. Bonus of a cleaner look, by ridding something that can't be used by a guest anyway. But as I write this post...I realise that some people allow guest posting! So...not sure.
Should/would/could and do they simply show based on permissions anyway?

EDIT: Whoops...There is a proof of my dislike of the current pagination and how it's easily missed. :oops:

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Darkness_demoN wrote:I also like the new look :) Keep them :)
I'm not talking about changing the "look" of the buttons; they're OK. I'm talking about changing the poor usability of hiding important features unless somebody just happens to do something. That's not very discoverable.

And it doesn't matter if "other boards" do it. That still doesn't make it usable.

Regarding "getting used to it", you'll probably also get used to an annoying dog barking next door. That doesn't make it any less annoying for others.

If you disagree, please tell me what benefit the user derives from having the buttons disappear. If there isn't some benefit, it's useless.

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