Large Threads - Newest First

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Chris posted this 21 May 2018

Hey Guys, the last post by: "trevor"

I suggest to arrange posts from newest first to older. This thread is long enough to scroll down.

It would be more convenient to see newest first.

Was something I have been pondering for a long time!

All threads larger then 10 Posts are now automatically ordered by Newest First. Please let me know if you don't like this idea, vote above.

   Chris

 

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trevor posted this 20 May 2018

I suggest to arrange posts from newest first to older. This thread is long enough to scroll down.

It would be more convenient to see newest first.

Zanzal posted this 21 May 2018

I've gotten used to clicking the Newest First button when I want to sort them that way. So either way is good.

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Chris posted this 21 May 2018

Well, on hold currently, code is crashing on small threads, TODO: Test and finish...

   Chris

Chris posted this 21 May 2018

My Friends,

Fixed, All topics with more than 10 Poss, they will automatically ordered Newest to Oldest: Newest First.

Hope this helps!

   Chris

Marathonman posted this 21 May 2018

Maybe some should read the whole thread instead of jumping to the end and  rattling off some kind of alteration that has not even been researched or benched in any way shape or form.

but i do like the idea of going to the last post first even though i see questions popping up or suggestions that have been previously addressed. maybe pressing the newest first was to hard for some.

thanks Chris. keep up the good work.

Marathonman

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Idea1man posted this 21 May 2018

Chris  ..  I was thinking of suggesting putting the newest first for topics like Figuera, where you need to "load more posts". But I didn't notice the "Newest" button.

Now that you have rearranged it, I see why long forums don't make any sense because they have the newest first. You need to follow a topic from the beginning to understand the posts. That's because newer posts are about previous posts. So no, newest first doesn't work.

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Chris posted this 21 May 2018

Hey MM, I do agree, reading the whole thread is important.

I was hesitant to make the change, thus why I had not already made it.

Lets trial it and see how we go, its very easy to revert if its better the otherway: Oldest First.

 

@Bob - Yes I agree, auto loader. Scroll and a script automatically loads the posts. Its on my todo list.

In the Thread: Help with using the Forum I detail some tricks to help with using the Forum. I believe the Neweest button was in there. Other neat things that can be used are also in there.

   Chris

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Jagau posted this 21 May 2018

We already have this opportunity to read the most recent post first.
For newcomers who join a thread a book should read from beginning to end before making a comment.

That's what I just did.

Jack

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Chris posted this 22 May 2018

After using it for a while, I can see that this may be confusing for others, especially for new comers?

   Chris

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trevor posted this 22 May 2018

It has to be a manual selection not auto.

that should work(manual setting from each member)

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Chris posted this 22 May 2018

It has to be a manual selection not auto.

that should work(manual setting from each member)

 

Hey Trevor, I sort of agree. Set a cookie to sort by newest first.

The problem then is, how do those reverse the setting if they don't like it? Most don't know how to clear the cache. It is a Conundrum!

   Chris

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Chris posted this 10 June 2018

Hey Guys,

I have turned this function off for the moment. There is some problems with displaying posts correctly.

I will keep looking at it and if I can alter and fix the post issue I will update you.

   Chris

Marathonman posted this 10 June 2018

It really doesn't matter to me as long as i have a roof over my head to get away from the Troll rain.

Marathonman

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