A way to jump from news to forum thread?

By treeski ยท 7 replies
Oct 16, 2012
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  1. Is there an easy way to jump from a news article to its forum topic thread?

    Also, off topic, but I tried to make this thread in Chrome but there was no textbox for the thread content.
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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,738   +3,706

    I have wished this as well.

    When I want to edit my comment or use the advanced editor and find myself in news, I then have to hunt and search for the article within the forum. Tends to be frustrating when you can only read the whole article in news (which is where RSS feeds send you) and don't have a link to the forum.
  3. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,959   +218

    See the attached image for directions :)

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  4. treeski

    treeski TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 990   +233

    Excellent. Thanks for the info (y)
    A suggestion to TechSpot... make this a little more obvious (or, find a way to implement forum threads below news articles).
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,738   +3,706

    Thanks Per, it's nice to know there is a link.

    Seriously though, why would anyone think to look under subscription for a jump link, unless they already knew it existed? Couldn't links back to the forum be just as evident, as the links to reading the full article?

    Just saying, either way I will live with the options available.
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  6. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,675   +990

    Or... you could have me add a more convenient (and obvious) "Jump to forum mode" link. Wait, it's already there. It's a miracle! :)
    Thanks for your feedback. Hope this helps.

    PS: We didn't have this before because of a backend limitation which we overcame when we moved to Xenforo a few months ago.
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  7. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,535   +51

    Wow I never realized that was there. I've been going the long way round all this time...

    Nice one(y)
  8. treeski

    treeski TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 990   +233

    Brilliant! Thanks so much :)

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