Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Can anyone tell me how to tell the new posts from the posts I've already read? >

Can anyone tell me how to tell the new posts from the posts I've already read?

Can anyone tell me how to tell the new posts from the posts I've already read?

Old 11-01-2011, 07:26 PM
  #1  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,341
Default Can anyone tell me how to tell the new posts from the posts I've already read?

On the old board once you read a thread it would turn a different color then if there were any new posts to that thread it said new posts instead of new topic. I knew which ones I read and could read the new ones and not try to remember which ones I read. Now all I see are red and blue envelopes - red for hot topics and blue for the less popular. Many times I read something and, I don't mean to sound mean here but, I don't care to make a comment on somebody's thread. I still like to know that is one I already read without trying to memorize all of them or reread them over and over. So as first stated does anyone know how to identify the ones I've read?

PS Sorry I'm really not trying to whine here. Wish they would have red envelopes for new, unread threads and blue for ones we've have read or something just as visible.
Willa is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:27 PM
  #2  
Super Member
 
sewwhat85's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: missouri
Posts: 6,311
Default

i wish i knew what to tell you but i have also been trying to figure that out
sewwhat85 is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:30 PM
  #3  
Super Member
 
dkabasketlady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lakeland, Florida
Posts: 9,856
Default

I keep reading the same threads over & over!!!
dkabasketlady is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:34 PM
  #4  
Super Member
 
coachmatthewsvhs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Vestal, NY
Posts: 1,656
Default

I have noticed that if you make a comment.... a little green arrow appears in the bottom right corner of the envelope for that thread. I'm not a person that likes change..... BUT I WILL FIGURE THIS OUT. It will just take an adjustment period!!! LOL
coachmatthewsvhs is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:34 PM
  #5  
Super Member
 
SuziC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 3,683
Default

Where are the post and pics i have already done? There is no "my posts" section on here!!
SuziC is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:37 PM
  #6  
Senior Member
 
LLWinston44's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: N California
Posts: 849
Default

I'm wondering too. I just hate change. I don't know why we had to change. I think most of us were comfortable with the old one... :::sigh:::
LLWinston44 is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:40 PM
  #7  
lgc
Junior Member
 
lgc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 115
Default

Originally Posted by dkabasketlady View Post
I keep reading the same threads over & over!!!
Me Too! I did see a key to the envelopes at one time, I think it was under my profile. I think they were pictured too small to really see what each of them ment.
lgc is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:42 PM
  #8  
Super Member
 
DogHouseMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Knot Merrill, Southern Indiana
Posts: 5,781
Default

I'm with you guys. I can't remember which posts I've opened and which I haven't. The old board not only changed the type face for you, but when you exited the post back to "recent topics" it took you back to the place you left off (ie 30 posts down the list) - the new board takes you back to the top - which makes the visibility of which posts I've already opened all that more important!!!

so far ... not happy. for this and a lot of other reasons.

I have also noticed that the board looks and behaves much differently in different browsers. BAD BAD BAD!!! Design flaw (IMO) ... designers should make sure that their sites look and behave the same way in all the key browsers.
DogHouseMom is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 07:46 PM
  #9  
Moderator
 
QuiltnNan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: western NY formerly MN, FL, NC, SC
Posts: 51,122
Default

i apologize to the person who posted a 'fix' for this... i lost where i read it
if you go to Home and pick a section that you are interested in, scroll to the bottom, you can click on Archive there. as you read them from there, they change color so you can tell that you've read them.


of course i found it after posting that i lost it
http://www.quiltingboard.com/main-f1...ml#post4614168
hmmmm... and when you post a link to a previous thread, it simply shows the thread's title
thanks mzzzquilts
__________________
Nancy in western NY
before you speak T.H.I.N.K. T is it True? H is it Helpful? I is it Inspiring? N is it Necessary? K is it Kind?
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.

Last edited by QuiltnNan; 11-01-2011 at 07:49 PM.
QuiltnNan is offline  
Old 11-01-2011, 08:07 PM
  #10  
Senior Member
 
Grambi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Spring Branch, Texas
Posts: 981
Default

Me three! Plus your avatars got tiny and your signatures disappeared and it just makes it seem so much more impersonal. I know that is just a weird thing to say--but just how I feel. I found this board in the middle of the night early this year when I was in so much pain that I wanted to scream (or worse) and this became a lifeline for me for a long time. Over the months I have come to think of you all as friends and my poor, pitiful psyche is not handling this change very well. I'll survive, but this ain't fun!
Grambi is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.