"Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

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"Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by aleha » Fri May 29, 2015 10:40 pm

I got a few complaints from some of my users, that it's very easy to accidentally press the "Mark forums read" button when browsing from a mobile phone, due to its placement.
Imho, I think they are kinda right. Maybe this button needs to be moved.

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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by brunoais » Fri Jun 05, 2015 7:39 am

Is it because it is on the right side in ltr reading mode?
I don't really know because I don't like touch screens.
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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by VSE » Sat Jun 06, 2015 1:37 am

I don't see a problem. It's no more accidentally touchable than any other link/button on screen.
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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by aleha » Sun Jun 07, 2015 3:12 am

brunoais wrote:Is it because it is on the right side in rtl reading mode?
I don't really know because I don't like touch screens.
No, it's top right in ltr. While trying to scroll you may press it accidentally.

VSE wrote:I don't see a problem. It's no more accidentally touchable than any other link/button on screen.
Maybe so, but the action is irreversible compared to other buttons.

edit: I just wanted to add that I got this complaint from my moderators.

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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by brunoais » Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:11 am

I guess we can do a "do you really" popin...

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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by Un1matr1x » Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:19 am

brunoais wrote:I guess we can do a "do you really" popin...
please, please, NO - not another dialog to accept

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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by Louis7777 » Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:37 am

Bury it in the quick links?

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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by brunoais » Sun Jun 07, 2015 11:04 am

Un1matr1x wrote:
brunoais wrote:I guess we can do a "do you really" popin...
please, please, NO - not another dialog to accept
It's for the touch event, not the click event.

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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by Mess » Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:56 pm

brunoais wrote:
Un1matr1x wrote:
brunoais wrote:I guess we can do a "do you really" popin...
please, please, NO - not another dialog to accept
It's for the touch event, not the click event.
Makes sense for touch devices, imo.

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Re: "Mark forums read" can be pressed accidentally in mobile devices

Post by Pony99CA » Tue Jun 09, 2015 2:59 am

Mess wrote:
brunoais wrote:
Un1matr1x wrote:
brunoais wrote:I guess we can do a "do you really" popin...
please, please, NO - not another dialog to accept
It's for the touch event, not the click event.
Makes sense for touch devices, imo.
Agreed. In most UI guidelines, any irreversible actions should require confirmation, so even including this on the Click event would be appropriate.

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