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Post by thescruff »

Yep if you click the arrow now it takes you to the first 1st Jan reply. :lol:
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Post by Sparky James »

thescruff wrote:Yep if you click the arrow now it takes you to the first 1st Jan reply. :lol:
No it goes to the last post of that thread and as the thread is updated thoughout the day it reappears and takes you to the last post. I always view the forum with the posts since last visit button and this gives the latest list of updated posts and recent read posts.
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Post by big-all »

please please please can we have "new posts today" button so when i sign in and have a problem or accidently log out :roll: :roll: :roll:
i can see the new posts easily as i dont have time to trawel though all the forum and usualy move on :roll:
we are all ------------------still learning
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Post by ultimatehandyman »

The buttons have been there since PHPBB was made.

I have never ever clicked on one of the buttons, if I want to read a post I click on the post title- simple.

Why would you want to click on a button that takes you to the last post in a thread when you have not read all the other posts in that thread :roll:

I think personally some of you lot have no mouse control and have clicked on the little buttons by accident :lol:
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Post by python »

view newest unread is a great button. especially in a fast growing topic with multiple pages, you might not even know which page you were on. view newest unread post should take you straight to the first unread post.
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Post by Sparky James »

python wrote:view newest unread is a great button. especially in a fast growing topic with multiple pages, you might not even know which page you were on. view newest unread post should take you straight to the first unread post.

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Post by DIY_Johnny »

I just click "View posts since last visit", and then click the last page of that thread. Otherwise you don't know any previous entries you have missed of that thread. A few "Page Down", "Page Up", CTRL+END gets you to you location pretty quick :thumbright:
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