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    Marking Forum Read

    Hi good folks, I am experiencing an unusual problem when marking forums read. If I mark Access read it also marks Excel, and possibly Word. There seem to be different combinations. Is anyone else having this problem????
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    Re: Marking Forum Read

    That is a on going problem, Eileen Is working on it as she gets time. Suggest that you do NOT use the 'Mark as Read' function. <img src=/S/bummer.gif border=0 alt=bummer width=15 height=15>

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Marking Forum Read

    Yes, there are a number of problems with the Mark as Read function, and the one you mentioned is one of them. Eileen and the forum software developer have been looking at the problems, but can't seem to find what is going on. They considered removing that function, but most people here seemed to think it was useful to keep, in spite of the bugs. I use to use it, but have now stopped. I now just shut down my browser, and start back up when I want to clean up the forum read flags. I recommend that you use that function very sparingly.
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    Re: Marking Forum Read

    Perhaps we can replace the function for individual threads with one that will mark the entire lounge as read? or perhaps a toggle to read/unread?

    Mark As Read helps because you can view the posts you want to know when there is an update, if we mark the entire lounge as read, we'll know when our favorite forum is updated, as well as others which may spark our interests... <img src=/S/2cents.gif border=0 alt=2cents width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Marking Forum Read

    I think the Mark Read function causes way more problems than it cures. Now it's happening to all different forums, I forgot tonight and marked the Word folder read, this folder, Lounge Matters, was marked read, too. <img src=/S/sad.gif border=0 alt=sad width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Marking Forum Read

    What do you all think of the 'Mark Read' function?
    DEJA VU, I know... <img src=/S/devil.gif border=0 alt=devil width=15 height=15>

    <FORM METHOD=POST ACTION="http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/dopoll.pl"><INPUT TYPE=HIDDEN NAME="pollname" VALUE="986244542DrkRealm">Mark 'Read' Feature
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="1"> It's an iffy little creature, but I like him
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="2"> I hate it, make it go away
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="3"> If we MUST have it, make it all or nothing
    <INPUT TYPE=RADIO NAME=option VALUE="4"> Read? What's that?
    <INPUT TYPE=SUBMIT NAME="PollSubmit" VALUE="Submit vote"></FORM>
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    Re: Marking Forum Read

    At the time I started this thread, I didn't realise that clicking the link to the Main Index at the top of the page basically achieves the same result as what I was after - ie shows whether there are any messages to read <img src=/S/salute.gif border=0 alt=salute width=15 height=20>

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    Re: Mark Taper Forum

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