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Discussion in 'Suggestion Box & Feedback' started by AZgl1500, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. AZgl1500

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    There does not seem to be any way to "Mark this forum read"

    why has that been eliminated?
    in fact, I can't find a Forum Tools menu anywhere.

    Win7 in Firefox

    and I have just now logged in simultaneoulsy with IE 10
     

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    When you load a brand new thread, there's green box in the top right corner that says 'new' or somesuch. When you load it again, that box is gone. I can only get that box to show in a really new thread, like yours was. I've tried older threads that I'm sure I never read before, but they show no such box.

    found it:
    new.PNG
     
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  3. AZgl1500

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    You missed the point, what I want to do is MARK "THIS FORUM" READ

    There isn't even a Forum Tools menu to MARK ALL FORUMS READ.

    I am getting very aggravated at not being able to tell where I left off on reading thru individual forums.
    When I have read thru the threads that interest me, I am done with that forum "for now" and need to Mark that forum as READ.... then the next time I bring that forum up, I will only see those that are new to me since my last visit.
     
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    Specific forum ... currently no.

    Currently you can go to ...
    My Forums | Unread posts
    ... and the top right heading has a link of
    Mark Forums Read
    ... this will mark all forum read.

    ... Thom
     
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    That sure is a convoluted way to finally arrive at a way to Mark All Forums read.
    Lordy, why can't you just put that at the Main Top Level?

    Why make it so hard and have to remember that you must go to New Posts first?
    That simply is not good forum menu design.
    On my forum, I made damn sure that is accessible from the main menu under Quick Forum Links
     
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    This is on Phases list of fixes already. I'm sure we will see it soon enough.:)
     

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