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Boards Rollover List Gone!

Greg B Jul 6, 2006 10:20 PM

Is this a byproduct of eliminating the map? I actually liked the rollover list of boards. Now I have to click on "Boards" to see it.

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  1. Cheese Boy RE: Greg B Jul 7, 2006 03:22 AM

    Yeah, I liked it too. Lobby to get it back. We're becoming a "click-lazy" society.

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      David Ford RE: Cheese Boy Jul 8, 2006 07:46 PM

      I am generally not in favor of mouseovers simply because they can generate "false" launches; and this is no exception And it only gets worse as they grow in number.

      One shouldn't have to move their mouse as if they are negotiating a mine field each time they want to execute a simple desktop function. If one is traversing the screen; headed to a particular x, y coordinate to click on a function, then one should not be required to "steer around" certain portions of the screen because they contain mouseovers! We should be able to choose where and when to apply a "click" function with our mouse pointer; not have it chosen for us with a mouseover.

      Besides, this one had a serious problem. When your mouseover brought up the board list, the bottom portion was not visible. And it could not be brought up by scrolling *because it was launched with a mouseover*! Now that a click-based launch has been implemented, however, scrolling to reach the bottom portion is possible.

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        Greg B RE: David Ford Jul 8, 2006 10:32 PM

        I never noticed any problem with not seeing the entire list. However, I have noticed a problem with the way it is now implemented.

        You click on "Boards" and get the list of boards. You click on a board name, and realize that isn't where you meant to go. If you click your Back button on your browser, it doesn't take you back to the Boards list -- it takes you to whatever screen you were at when you clicked on the "Boards" link initially.

        This makes absolutely no sense at all. I suspect a fix is in order.

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          Engineering RE: Greg B Jul 11, 2006 07:55 PM

          The click you spent to go back on your browser could have been used to click open the boards list via the drop down on the page you accidently went to.

          Just a suggestion.

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            Greg B RE: Engineering Jul 13, 2006 12:27 AM

            True. But I have an almost instinctive reaction to hit "Back" when I've gone somewhere I don't want to go. It seems illogical that it doesn't work correctly here.

    2. biscuit RE: Greg B Jul 7, 2006 03:36 AM

      How about a vote?

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        LindaWhit RE: biscuit Jul 7, 2006 01:01 PM

        I vote to bring BACK the rollover Board link!

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          Frolic RE: LindaWhit Jul 7, 2006 02:20 PM

          I vote to get rid of it. I hate rollovers.

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        devil RE: Greg B Jul 7, 2006 02:52 PM

        PRO: I liked it - thought I did something to my browser.

        1. Das Ubergeek RE: Greg B Jul 7, 2006 05:15 PM

          CON: it's distracting if you accidentally moved your mouse.

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            Frenchie RE: Greg B Jul 7, 2006 05:18 PM

            I liked it too! Plus it was the only thing that worked from my Safari at home. Now I just cant access the boards!

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              Notorious EMDB RE: Frenchie Jul 8, 2006 04:42 PM

              I liked it too-- and I found it quicker in IE (work) and Firefox (home).

            2. krissywats RE: Greg B Jul 8, 2006 04:48 PM

              Liked it - miss it.

              1. the_MU RE: Greg B Jul 8, 2006 04:51 PM

                I liked it too. Bring it back, please!

                1. rootytootyfreshnfrooty RE: Greg B Jul 8, 2006 11:14 PM

                  Rollover Beethoven. (yes)

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                    bfez RE: Greg B Jul 11, 2006 06:26 AM

                    Gotta say I hated it. I like it now much much better. Stuff should not pop up or change if you don't click on it.

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