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Board index option

Post by cj91legss » Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:44 pm

Just a thought, Why not have an option to click the board index at the bottom of the forum as well?

Often times when scrolling thru a long thread i find it easier to just click the back button rather than scrolling to the top just to click the board index link. However when you click the back button it doesn't show which threads you have already viewed (every unread thread is still highlighted.)

Probably would be a cool option on the forum, I know I would like it.
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Re: Board index option

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:10 pm

I agree, I would like to see the board index at the bottom as well. I don't know however whether it requires a hack or modifying the templates (most likely will).

Due to how phpBB software works, anytime you upgrade the software it requires reapplying any hacks or modifications you do, so we've tried to keep those to a minium (ie. zero) to minimize the work associated with on-going maintenance.

I'll run this by Dave since he's the one that updates the forum software and see what he says.

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Re: Board index option

Post by cj91legss » Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:15 pm

I would think it should be as simple as modifying the template. Should be able to just add a code in the bottom of the template above the "who is online" section.

I look forward to the option, thanks for entertaining the idea!
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Re: Board index option

Post by SiCkSTi04 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:46 pm

I'm pretty sure the 'Top' feature at the bottom avoided having to scroll up manually. Didn't work for me though..
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Re: Board index option

Post by kimokalihi » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:54 pm

Hmm I've never notice that "top" button. Its way down there in no mans land and it doesn't seem to do anything.
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Re: Board index option

Post by SiCkSTi04 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:35 pm

Most forums use the 'Top' feature, if you go over to nasioc or legacygt it works just the same and what I notice is that it adds '#top' behind the url thread that you're currently viewing. When I hover over the top feature here it has '#wrapcentre' behind the url.

So if I add #top to url while not being at the top the function works...This may be bad coding and why it doesnt work. :smt017

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Re: Board index option

Post by Legacy777 » Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:47 am

I don't see the top button either. Which forum "skin" are you using?


I talked with Dave and he said it was a good idea and he was going to look into it when he next updates the phpBB software.
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Re: Board index option

Post by cj91legss » Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:06 am

Its on the black skin, down by users online

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Re: Board index option

Post by James614 » Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:07 am

The "Top" button is very small and inconspicuous. And it's a clickable text link rather than an actual button.

It goes:

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Re: Board index option

Post by SiCkSTi04 » Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:11 am

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Re: Board index option

Post by mike-tracy » Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:12 pm

Hmm, as a Mod mine doesnt look anything like that. No top button. :v
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Re: Board index option

Post by Legacy777 » Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:53 pm

Same here....no top link for me either.
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Re: Board index option

Post by cj91legss » Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:01 pm

Guess the mods aren't cool enough to have the non functioning Top option.
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Re: Board index option

Post by ride_child » Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:02 pm

i have it but it doesnt work...
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Re: Board index option

Post by Danny-G » Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:01 am

I have it on my phone but it does nothing
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Re: Board index option

Post by Legacy777 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:49 am

Danny-G wrote:...but it does nothing



"My eyes! The goggles do nothing!"


Sorry....I couldn't help but remember that quote from your post.
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