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Jul 24, 2012 01:03 PM

Highlighting my posts?

If there's a long thread and I ask a question, is there a way you can highlight my responses (well, not so ego-centric, any CH'ers responses)? Would be a whole lot easier to follow them.

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  1. You can "Permalink" and then "bookmark" any particular post or posts that you find to be of special interest to you and then go back to them that way. As far as your own posts you can see them separated out from the heard if you click on My Activity while viewing your Profile page and then click on Posts.

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    1. re: Servorg

      Thanks, didn't know all that.

      One more suggestion: spell check? (Or, Servorg, am I missing that capability, too?!)

      1. re: pine time

        I see misspelled words in my reply box come up with a red dotted line under them. As far as correcting those words that's up to you and, if I need assistance, I open up another browser window and plug my spelling attempt into Google which then gives me the "Did you mean ______?" and the correct spelling then appears.

        1. re: Servorg

          I don't see red dotted lines, never have. Must be a plug-in on your end, Servorg.

          1. re: Chris VR

            It must have plugged in by itself then... ;-D> I know some folks go to the trouble of doing all their posts in either an email form or some word document application and then check the spelling there before they copy and paste it into the reply box here.

            1. re: Chris VR

              That's a browser feature. It's automatic on certain browsers, such as Firefox and Chrome, unless you turn it off. Nothing to do with Chow/CH.

              1. re: Caitlin McGrath

                That feature sometimes 'red lines' words that are perfectly spelled; it just doesn't know that word.

          2. re: pine time

            As others have mentioned, most browsers now have a spellcheck function built in. (Mine has just assured me that I misspelled spell check, which is apparently two words.) Those that don't (Internet Explorer, in particular) can have one installed as an add-on. Because of that, we're unlikely to add that as a feature on the site.

        2. Some other sites automatically highlight topics you've posted messages in, so you don't have to remember them all to check for responses. Some even highlight threads with unread responses to your messages. I'd like something like that here.

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          1. re: John Francis

            The main page of your profile is a list of all the threads you've participated in, and those with new responses (though not necessarily direct responses to you) are flagged as 'new'.