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Unread postby PerRock » Thu Dec 04, 2008 4:28 pm

I've noticed that we now have a "save unposted post" feature on the forum. I find that the placement of this button is very annoying; as I seem to hit it every time I mean to press the submit. Would it be possible to either get it removed or placed somewhere else (even off to the side would be better)?

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Re: Save Post

Unread postby csxt4617 » Mon Dec 15, 2008 1:28 pm

Ah good, I'm glad I'm not the only one who feels this way ;) At least you don't lose your post, but it is annoying to have to go back and reply a gain, load the post back up, etc.
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Re: Save Post

Unread postby ~Z~ » Mon Dec 15, 2008 1:48 pm

I don't think it's a bad option to have, as I remember getting some messages from people that would try to post something, not have time to finish, and wanted a place to store their message before hitting submit.
At least the "Save" button is not in bold, as compared to Preview and Submit... If i relocated it, people would never use it... at least none of the three buttons will erase your post, such as a "Cancel" button. :)
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Re: Save Post

Unread postby ~Z~ » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:25 am

As another mention, if you accidentally hit save, it then asks if you want to save or not...just hit the button that says "NO" and you go right back to your message you were typing.
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Re: Save Post

Unread postby PerRock » Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:24 pm

I don't think I've expierenced the "do you want to" screen yet...

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Edit: just purposely hit save when posting this and got it.

I'd be in favor of just switching it with the Submit button. Most forums I see have the Submit button on the left side then Preview on either the right or center; just throws me for a loop every time I post.
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Re: Save Post

Unread postby CAT345C » Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:21 am

When it says that it only saves text will it save the IMG codes? or will those magically disappear?
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Unread postby ~Z~ » Fri Dec 26, 2008 11:18 am

Mike Tabone wrote:When it says that it only saves text will it save the IMG codes? or will those magically disappear?


The IMG codes will stay...i think it just doesn't save polls so far as I've noticed.
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Re: Save Post

Unread postby GreatLakesRailfan » Sun Dec 28, 2008 1:39 am

I don't get it. Why is it so hard to hit the bold 'submit' button instead of the not-bold 'save' button. Every time I start to hit the 'save' button, I see that it doesn't say 'submit' and don't hit it... At the risk of coming across like a jerk, are you actually looking at the buttons you hit before you hit them?
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Re: Save Post

Unread postby J T » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:57 pm

PerRock wrote:
I'd be in favor of just switching it with the Submit button. Most forums I see have the Submit button on the left side then Preview on either the right or center; just throws me for a loop every time I post.


Submit should always be on the right. There are a couple of forums that I've seen that have them on the left and I find that rather annoying. You read left to right, so it's only natural that a button that finalizes what you've just said is on the right.
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