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Marking Read/Unread of Forums.

Post by eddydevries » Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:13 pm

A few days I'm seeing something strange (I only noticed it with the forum "EuroBillTracker Users", but maybe it's also the case with other forums).
After my Login, I see a few Forums which have unread topics.
If I opened the forum EuroBillTracker Users and read all the topics, this forum should get a mark as "read".

But if I look at the main page this forum is still marked as "consisting unread topics". Opening this forum I can't find any topics which I need to be read.
With clicking on "Mark subjects as read" (if I translated "Markeer onderwerpen als gelezen" correctly) the forum is marked "read" at the main page too.

But if someone posts here again it's marked "to be read" (which is correct) and I read this, it stays "to be read" (this is not correct).

EDIT: it's the same when reading the forum at my work. So I think, it's not in my computer.
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Re: Marking Read/Unread of Forums.

Post by SubtleKnife » Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:58 pm

Same here, and also with the EuroBillTracker Users forum.

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Post by eddydevries » Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:31 am

I notice the same with this forum ("Forum feedback") too.
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Post by giulcenc » Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:30 am

Maybe does it depend from the browser you are using? I find the same problem with my Firefox 3.0.6 running on Windows XP.

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Post by eddydevries » Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:11 pm

At my work it's IE 6.0, at home it's IE 7.?? (I know it's a 7, but I don't know "which 7").
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Post by SubtleKnife » Wed Feb 25, 2009 3:41 pm

eddydevries wrote:At my work it's IE 6.0, at home it's IE 7.?? (I know it's a 7, but I don't know "which 7").
That's funny, that's also the same for me!

(actually on most PC's at work it is 7, but for some reason this one has still got 6...)

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Post by Crazy Bob » Wed Feb 25, 2009 7:32 pm

Both with Firefox and with Konqueror, this same problem occurs (but only with the "EBT Users" forum).
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Post by pipocadoce » Wed Feb 25, 2009 7:56 pm

Same here, only in "EuroBillTracker Users" forum.
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Re: Marking Read/Unread of Forums.

Post by eddydevries » Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:18 am

eddydevries wrote:At my work it's IE 6.0, at home it's IE 7.?? (I know it's a 7, but I don't know "which 7").
At home it's 7.0.

I'm sorry to say this, but it's still the same with the forums of the group "General".
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Post by Phaseolus » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:49 am

I have the same problem at home and at the office with various versions of Internet explorer.

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Re: Marking Read/Unread of Forums.

Post by eddydevries » Wed May 06, 2009 7:14 am

eddydevries wrote:
eddydevries wrote:At my work it's IE 6.0, at home it's IE 7.?? (I know it's a 7, but I don't know "which 7").
At home it's 7.0.

I'm sorry to say this, but it's still the same with the forums of the group "General".
And now it's not only so for the group "General", but also for the forum "International EBT-meetings"
(I don't know if it's for the other topics too: to find out I'll have to open each topic seperately and this costs a lot of time).
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Re: Marking Read/Unread of Forums.

Post by giulcenc » Wed May 06, 2009 9:39 pm

I think maybe in those forums there are some hidden threads (threads who cannot be seen by all the users), and when someone of the authorized users writes something in those threads, the entire topic is marked as "unread".

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Post by eddydevries » Thu May 07, 2009 1:18 pm

:idea: That also would explain why the forum "Forum feedback" is marked read for me now.
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