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Discussion in 'Site Updates & Announcements' started by Rob, Jan 30, 2020.

  1. Rob

    Rob I'm tellin' mommy on you!
    Administrator Thread Starter

    We removed a lot of "data" for each user (number of posts, rank, sign up date, etc...) to try to make the site cleaner and more enjoyable to read. Some members understood the change but expressed wanting to see this information more easily. We've since adjusted the thread view so that whenever you hover over a user's name it automatically pops up their user profile stats.

    Let us know if this works for you!
     

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  2. Steven58

    Steven58 Recognized Incompetent Moderator
    Moderator

    Me likey.
     
  3. svim

    svim Extreme Android User

    Works for me. Nice to able to easily see the info if I care to, but it's otherwise hidden.
    Thanks!
     
  4. olbriar

    olbriar  
    Moderator

    I like the quick access. In a perfect world I wouldn't have to click the information away once viewed.
     
  5. Cyberdev

    Cyberdev Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    Maybe in the future allow us to see the user(s) recent post or thread they posted?
     
  6. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    "hover over a user's name"? How does that work?

    Because at the moment I want to see any user details, I have to tap on their name, that opens another page in my browser.
     
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  7. JAy3001

    JAy3001 Android Expert

    Mm, certainly a desktop only feature. I don't mind the cleaner look.
     
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  8. NightAngel79

    NightAngel79 Bounty Hunter
    Administrator

    If you hover over the username and don't click you should see stats. Desktop only





    That said, I like the feature, but think there needs to a bit of a delay. I keep getting it popping up just sliding mouse across screen.
     
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  9. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
    Moderator

    Way too sensitive. Whenever I'm just moving my mouse a user profile pops up. I have to click X or hit escape, but damn ed if there isn't another username link between where my mouse pointer is and what I actually want to click. I'd stick with clicking to see a profile.
     
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  10. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    does not work on my chromebook
     
  11. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
    Moderator

    Hmmm... ...your right. It was driving me nuts on my work computer, but on my Chromebook it doesn't work. I was using Chrome at work too. Odd.
     
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  12. Cyberdev

    Cyberdev Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    How do you feel about google getting rid of the apps store on chrome os?
     
  13. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
    Moderator

    They replaced it with Play, so, that's a huge win in my book.
     
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  14. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
    VIP Member

    I had to tap on your icon @Rob Hovering over your avatar with my thumb did nothing.
    I'm using Android 8.0.0.
     
  15. Cyberdev

    Cyberdev Android Expert
    Recognized Developer

    On
    Only works for pc users
     
  16. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
    VIP Member

    That is odd: needing a desktop browser, sure, even a particular browser, but depending on the operating system is a bit weird.

    But I can confirm that it doesn't work on my Macbook (I've tried 2 different browsers, though not Chrome as I don't use that).
     
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