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25-Feb-2012, 08:29 PM #1
Move the "Solved" tab to the bottom
First Line added by Drabdr (from a moved post):

If possible, the "Solved" button should be moved to the bottom of the page, where it seems more logical to have members mark their own post as "solved".

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That "Solved" button should be at the bottom. No one goes back to the top after they finish a thread, or even after reading responses.
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25-Feb-2012, 09:10 PM #2
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That "Solved" button should be at the bottom. No one goes back to the top after they finish a thread, or even after reading responses.
I agree.
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25-Feb-2012, 09:30 PM #3
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That "Solved" button should be at the bottom. No one goes back to the top after they finish a thread, or even after reading responses.
Agreed 100%.
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25-Feb-2012, 10:05 PM #4
Move the "Solved" tab to the bottom
If possible, the "Solved" button should be moved to the bottom of the page, where it seems more logical to have members mark their own post as "solved".
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26-Feb-2012, 04:37 AM #5
I suppose that makes sense.
Is the proposal to duplicate it at the bottom (as with the reply button) or only to have it at the bottom? Also, where at the bottom should it go?
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26-Feb-2012, 11:20 AM #6
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I suppose that makes sense.
Is the proposal to duplicate it at the bottom (as with the reply button) or only to have it at the bottom? Also, where at the bottom should it go?
While I think a duplicate would increase the likeliness of the user seeing it, it increases the clutter on the site. So if the one button is placed correctly, I think it will do the job.

As for where I think it should be placed, I've attached a screenshot.

Obviously size is up for debate, but I think one of those three options would be the best.
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26-Feb-2012, 11:42 AM #7
I think once beside the Reply button would be enough. That's where you land after reading the last post. Anything lower down and you have to scroll to see it.
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26-Feb-2012, 12:11 PM #8
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I think once beside the Reply button would be enough. That's where you land after reading the last post. Anything lower down and you have to scroll to see it.
I agree.
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26-Feb-2012, 12:54 PM #9
Yeah, and make it VERY hard to miss:





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26-Feb-2012, 12:58 PM #10
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I think once beside the Reply button would be enough. That's where you land after reading the last post. Anything lower down and you have to scroll to see it.
Sounds good to me.
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26-Feb-2012, 01:00 PM #11
What about also putting something like Phantom's signature at the bottom of the page to explain what it is?
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26-Feb-2012, 01:06 PM #12
Unrelated, but what happened to "Distinguished Member", etc., upon reaching a certain post count?

Just noticed that every "normal" user is just "member" now.

As for putting an explanation, perhaps something like "Has this problem been solved? If so, click "Mark Solved." (But make "Mark Solved" the button. But in order for that to work, the button couldn't be directly next to the Reply button, it would have to be more centered.
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26-Feb-2012, 01:08 PM #13
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What about also putting something like Phantom's signature at the bottom of the page to explain what it is?
I think it would be sufficient that it be added into the FAQs in the wiki.
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26-Feb-2012, 01:13 PM #15
Thanks for the link Ent and Cookigal.
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