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I have not rated any topics. The radio buttons are in a dark blue background (same as the toolbar). Maybe any text or checkmarks dissappear into the background? I am rating this topic with the button at the top. How did I rate it (high or low)?
We're researching the issue. I've checked a few machines around here and people can see the check marks. FYI...when you do see them the more checks you select reveals how much you like the topic (5 = best...1 = least). The button at the top, would be the best or represent five check marks.
I also noticed on my desktop machine that all forums/topics have a yellow icon next to them, even if they haven't been updated since I came in last (on that machine). On another machine, the ones that are unchanged have a white icon. (Like in the old forum software). I also miss the little arrow at the top of the topic that went directly to the new material.
However, the check boxes still don't show up even on that second machine. I tried a third machine, and the check boxes are there. I changed the background color of the desktop on the second machine from blue to black, and the check marks showed up!
Hi Nicola -- Just a quick update. I'm still researching the check box issue and have opened a case for the white versus yellow icons indicating new content within a forum. There used to be an option for members to refresh their settings so that everything would change over to one color -- it may be a matter of deleting cookies, etc. but I want to make sure first (I'll keep you posted).
Regarding the arrow indicating new material, if you select "Find" from the toolbar above and select, "New Since Your Last Visit" this will generate a list of all the new topics and replies. Or, you can select the option "Today's Active Topics."
Maryellen- Thanks for the "Find" option. However, it "found" 324 items, when I was only in here about 1 hour ago (on the same machine). It should have found probably less than 20 items in all forums. Also "search in the same forum" checkbox, searched all 4 forums anyway. Maybe it works from the last time you clicked "New since last visit"?
No, it doesn't. I clicked the link to delete the cookies. Then I tried it, still got many items. Then I logged out, and logged back in, and got 269 items. I then went out without logging out, and came back and got 267 items.
hmmm. i see. thanks for doing that. i'm not sure what i think of it. it does take up alot of realestate on the page. it comes as a 'canned' feature, right? i would have envisioned a single character, an icon of sorts:a star, a thumbs up, .... sort of thing. See what other folks think.
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