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A few minor site improvements... Site News
Today I finally had some time to do a few admin-type things that had slipped by (for quite a while, in some cases).

First, you'll notice a slew of new sites in the Links section of the What's New box. I hadn't updated this list in a while, and I apologize for that -- those of you who submitted your links in April probably thought they'd never see the light of day! I'll try to do a better job of keeping on top of it from now on (it's on a page I don't see automatically, so I often times overlook it).

Second, I've added an easy way to find all of your own posts and comments. It used to be that you could only see this info by clicking on your name in a post or comment you'd already found, often by first using the search engine. But now, there's a new link on your User Profile page (right under your name, near top of the dialog) that will show you this same info (some general profile info, last 10 hints, last 10 comments, and a link to find all your postings).

And finally, something that's been long requested ... the title of each hint is now a clickable link to the story itself. This makes it easy to email someone a URL to a specific hint, assuming you want to use your mail program and not the site's form. There aren't any link underlines, but the titles are all clickable links...

-rob.
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Authored by: osxpounder on Oct 13, '05 02:06:30PM

Nice changes. I like each one. I often email links to stories, so I especially appreciate the new links to each story, and even the ability to retrace my own postings will be helpful. Keep up the fantastic work!

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Authored by: zeb on Oct 13, '05 03:22:03PM

Great work Rob! I love the new clickable titles! It makes bookmarking my favorite hints sooo much easier!

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Authored by: Spartacus on Oct 14, '05 02:19:09AM

Excellent, I love these additions and will use the second one right away.



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Authored by: Spartacus on Oct 14, '05 02:32:54AM

There seems to be a small bug in the page that lists all your postings. Clicking the Next button or a number to go to the next page leads to a page that says "No results found". On the other hand, adding "&page=2" to the URL of the first page works, so it's probably just a minor glitch in the construction of the URL.



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Authored by: robg on Oct 14, '05 06:14:43AM

Dang. It's a problem with the URL that's getting passed to the paging routine. I'll dig into it, but it might take a while (as I'll need to get a real programmer involved at some point, I think :) ).

Thanks for the heads-up.

-rob.



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Authored by: sjk on Oct 15, '05 02:21:16AM

Glad you mentioned that. It's been a problem for as long as I can remember, not something caused by the changes, and I kept forgetting to tell Rob about it.

Thanks for the updates, Rob. Now, if only we could subscribe to hints and get email notification when a new comments are posted to them ... :-)



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Make comment titles into links, too?
Authored by: moritzh on Oct 18, '05 09:06:32AM

Thank you, especially for making the hint titles into links. Could that be applied to the comment titles as well? I've figured out how to make a link to a comment below level one (i.e. a comment that is not on the top level and references to another comment rather than the hint itself) by copying/modifying other links, but I just can't figure out how to do that with a comment on the top level (I want to include a references to a specific comment, but my links will always show all top level comments as they all have a "pid" (parent ID) of 0).



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missing clickable link titles
Authored by: sjk on Aug 27, '06 02:53:27PM
the title of each hint is now a clickable link to the story itself
That capability disappeared during the last major forum changes a few months ago.

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