Jump box and its stupid Go button

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Re: Jump box and its stupid Go button
« Reply #47, on August 27th, 2011, 03:21 PM »
I've never really used the jump box myself. To navigate, I usually rely on the linktree and the browser's back and forward buttons.
Having the linktree at the top and repeated at the bottom is a nice touch.

However, looking at the current implementation here, I'd definitly remove the moderator listing from the linktree and either place that in it's own line below or skip it completely.

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Re: Jump box and its stupid Go button
« Reply #49, on August 27th, 2011, 07:59 PM »Last edited on August 28th, 2011, 12:46 AM by Nao
This was discussed here:
/up/6570/demo-reports/120/

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Re: Jump box and its stupid Go button
« Reply #51, on August 28th, 2011, 12:47 AM »
Ah, yes indeed... Thanks.

Well, I'm removing the link as such, so that Google doesn't bother with it, but I don't mind that users attempt to follow it and find they're locked out of it... Doesn't mean they'll be locked forever, i.e. maybe eventually all of the dev topics will be made public....

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Re: Jump box and its stupid Go button
« Reply #52, on August 28th, 2011, 01:25 AM »
that could be a beautiful thing nao..  provided someone did want to link follow  :cool: :lol:

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Re: Jump box and its stupid Go button
« Reply #53, on December 15th, 2011, 01:48 PM »
Okay, so... I've been rewriting the jumpto code to use the new select box.
It struck me as odd that <optgroup> tags weren't being used for categories, as would be customary when trying to show two different types (categories and boards).

Of course, the reason it was done this way was for categories to be a valid target, because you can't select an optgroup, only an option.

So, I did my little rewrite with optgroups, and it just feels more natural to me, but I can't commit it without asking for opinions around here. I know the quick board access selector isn't used by a lot of people, so... to those who actually use it at least once a year:

- did you ever click a category instead of a different board? do you prefer to use the quick access to jump to the current category, or to simply click the category name in the bread crumb?

- do you think maybe I should add support for optgroup values, i.e. <optgroup value="http://website/category/" label="This is a group">? This totally wouldn't validate, but it'd only be done through JS. I don't like this solution though...

- do you like the jump box just the way it is, and are okay with the script.js file being a few dozen bytes larger to keep that...?

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Re: Jump box and its stupid Go button
« Reply #54, on December 15th, 2011, 05:53 PM »
I have no idea why categories were a valid target since you couldn't really go to them before. Now, of course, you can go to a category on its own page and make some sense of it, so it strikes me that it would be viable to be a target. That said, it would be more logical as an optgroup and if you want to go up to the category you probably wouldn't use it anyway, so go nuts.

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Re: Jump box and its stupid Go button
« Reply #55, on December 15th, 2011, 06:23 PM »
Categories have always been selectable from the jumpto box... At least AFAIK. Of course, in SMF it's always the board index with an anchor, so it's doesn't matter... In Wedge it's a little different, though.

I'll go for optgroup now, if no one is bothered by this.

BTW, the server issues at wedge.org are documented here:
http://status.alwaysdata.com/operation/17/

I'm afraid it's going to last for a bit more, but at least "they're on it"... To each their bugs ;)

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