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"New" button?

By learninmypc
Feb 27, 2013
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  1. I've noticed in some parts of this forum there is a "New"button
    New Button.jpg What is it for? TIA :)
     
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    I've seen this before and I didn't know it was a button? I thought it was just a flag for any new posts in the thread, since your last visit.
     
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  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    Thats exactly what it is. Its a marker to show which comments have not been read since the last visit.
     
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  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,591   +335

    Ok, so what if anything happens if a person clicks it? And thanks for the info.
     
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Other than hearing a little click noise from your mouse, nothing.
     
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,591   +335

    Thank you. Better to ask & be safe, than not & be sorry. :)
     
  7. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    If you hover your mouse over it, the cursor doesn't change into a hand icon. It's not an actual clickable object.
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,591   +335

    Thanks,I just tried that.(y)
     
  9. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,929   +186

    I have to agree that the design of that "New" notification thing does resemble a clickable button a little bit too much
     
  10. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,317   +618

    Question:- WHY bother - - it's not necessary and amounts to (imo) eye-candy.
    there's a rule in engineering, "feature xyz must be both necessary and sufficient" otherwise leave it out.
     
  11. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    For the record, I do use this marker as a pointer to where I left off from the last visit.
     
  12. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    It's a bit redundant but I like it.
     
  13. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,282   +49

    I think it looks sporty. :)
     
  14. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,591   +335

    Gosh, put a smiley face on it :)
     

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