Automatic thread collapsing
- Engineering Sep 23, 2006 08:19 PM
You may have noticed some new behavior on the site, here's the lowdown:
-Upon returning to a previously viewed topic with new posts, the older posts have been collapsed and grayed out, making it very obvious which posts are new to you.
-If you're not logged in, viewing a topic you haven't read before, or where you've already read everything, nothing will happen.
-Clicking on John in "Steve replied to John" will highlight and open John's post if it is collasped.
Play around with it and let us know what you think, we hope that this will address a lot of issues 'hounds were having with the site.
Wow, this could be a kind of historic breakthrough. A moment of silence, please..... Good, now yaaaaaaay!
Okay, I take back my cynical remarks about Chowhound Engineering not being genuinely interested in our "problems."
hey, don't want to sound like too much of a cheerleader, but I really wanted to say it is pretty cool that feedback is taken seriously and actually put into practice. The new changes - being able to see the last person who posted from the main board, and the collapsing of old posts is great. Very, very cool.