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May 10, 2013 05:56 PM

My Categories

If I hover over My Categories a drop down shows a list of My Categories. Makes sense.

If I click on one of those categories, however, it takes me to a page with a list of those same categories. THEN if I click on one of the categories it takes me to the category.

Wouldn't it be easier if when I first clicked on the category on the drop down it took me there? Or am I experiencing an abnormal behaviour?

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  1. It's the same for me.....not always, but mostly.

    1. That's definitely not the expected behaviour. Hovering should open the menu, clicking on an item in the menu should take you directly to that board.

      1. I've had that happen, too. I thought I'd just been klutzy because that's so often the case.

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          1. re: mcf

            Same here. Happens about 25% of the time.

          2. We weren't able to reproduce this on our end. It appears you are all Windows users (I see XP, Vista, and Windows 7 among you I believe?), and the browsers you're using range from Firefox to Chrome to IE9 and 10. We don't have Windows Vista in our testing suite, but this problem with the dropdown didn't occur in Windows XP or Windows 7 for us. Because this is an intermittent issue, it's not something we can easily pinpoint the source of and address, but we'll continue to monitor. Thanks for your reports!

            1. We found someone on staff with Windows Vista, and they also could not reproduce this, but we will keep our eye on it. Thanks.

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              1. re: DeborahL

                I have no idea what systems or programs I am using.....but if I go to My Categories and click on NAF, it will either direct me there or not.....if it does direct me there, and I click on NAF in My Categories again it will then direct me to Saved Categories. over and over again. If I click on Outer Boroughs, it redirects to Save Categories again...again, over and over again back to Save Categories.

                I use Firefox...

                1. re: DeborahL

                  Happens to me while using Chrome on a MAC desktop if I click on My Categories. OK if I just hover on My Categories, then click on the dropdown menu.

                  1. re: Stephanie Wong

                    Hi Stephanie,

                    I'm not quite sure what you're saying. I am also on Chrome on a Mac desktop and am not seeing any problems with the dropdown menu.

                    Dave MP

                    1. re: Stephanie Wong

                      Stephanie, I think that's how the feature is supposed to work. Clicking goes to the category list in your profile where you edit, but it's only supposed to do that when you click the menu bar, not when you click on the dropdown as others have reported. (That's never happened to me, using Chrome on a PC.)