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Add Go to top button after the end of every post

  1. May 4, 2014 #1
    In many forums, I see there is button called go to top near the options Quote text. When clicked it directs you to the first post of the page. this would be really helpful.
     
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  3. May 4, 2014 #2
    The "Home" and "End" keys do exactly that. Have you tried that? Or are you not on a computer/laptop?
     
  4. May 4, 2014 #3
    Scroll a little further and at the bottom there is a "Top" link.
     
  5. May 5, 2014 #4
    No I want it below every post.
     
  6. May 5, 2014 #5

    Borek

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    Then you won't have it :devil:

    Seriously, using Home button on a keyboard is much faster.
     
  7. May 5, 2014 #6
    Thank you. But but...

    ok. leave it. I'll use home and end keys.

    Consider if someone uses a mobile phone or a tablet. What will they do? Adding a small button can't slow down any server, can it?
     
  8. May 5, 2014 #7

    Borek

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    You never mentioned your question is about mobile skin (or tapatalk).
     
  9. May 5, 2014 #8
    No, It's just suggestion for everybody. Not for me. I don't have a mobile.
     
  10. May 5, 2014 #9
    Thanks for your suggestion Govind_Balaji. You make some good points. UI design is always important and you give us some food for thought.
     
  11. May 5, 2014 #10

    jbunniii

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    I've never noticed that before! I'm happy to use the "home" key, but if we're talking UI design, I would suggest that the "Top" link might be overlooked by many people since it's in what one might call the "legalese" section (terms of service, privacy policy, etc.) and uses the same font. It's not the sort of place one would expect to find a "functional" link.
     
  12. May 8, 2014 #11

    LCKurtz

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    I agree. I had never noticed the TOP button before I saw this thread.
     
  13. May 8, 2014 #12
    I can add one below the last post. Is that what we want?
     
  14. May 8, 2014 #13

    LCKurtz

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    Can we have a button with a Playboy bunny, Uncle Sam, a US flag, some fireworks, and lots of bling on it?
     
  15. May 8, 2014 #14

    Evo

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    +1 !!!
     
  16. May 8, 2014 #15

    I'm afraid to ask what you want it to do :D
     
  17. May 8, 2014 #16

    Evo

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    We may not want to know. :redface:
     
  18. May 8, 2014 #17
    I've given you a wormhole to the top :)
     
  19. May 8, 2014 #18

    LCKurtz

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    What would happen if, for example, Evo and I found ourselves in the wormhole at the same time? Would we be breaking any physics laws or forum rules?
     
  20. May 8, 2014 #19
    Not if you keep your hands to yourself :D
     
  21. May 8, 2014 #20

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    I like it! The wormhole saves me swiping to the bottom when I'm at the end of a thread (so I can click the TOP button). I'm running Opera mobile on a 10" and like full desktop interface. Unfortunately, Opera mobile doesn't recognize the Home key. Jumping to top with a single tap saves LOTS of swiping on the tablet.

    "Yea!" for the home team!
     
  22. May 8, 2014 #21

    Evo

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    I can make no promises. What happens in the wormhole, stays in the wormhole. :approve:
     
  23. May 8, 2014 #22
    I was just in the wormhole. Was anyone else? I feel cheated.
     
  24. May 8, 2014 #23

    Evo

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    The wormhole is awesome Greg!

    Come on LCKurtz, let's go!
     
  25. May 8, 2014 #24

    LCKurtz

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    10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 GO!.... apparently timing is everything!!
     
  26. May 8, 2014 #25

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    Dang! This is tricky with no hands.
     
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