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Jul 6, 2006 10:20 PM

Boards Rollover List Gone!

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

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    1. re: Cheese Boy

      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.

      1. re: David Ford

        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.

        1. re: Greg B

          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.

          1. re: Engineering

            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.

      1. re: biscuit

        I vote to bring BACK the rollover Board link!

        1. re: LindaWhit

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

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

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

          1. 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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            1. re: Frenchie

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