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Searching the glossaries - am I doing it right?
Thread poster: Armorel Young

Armorel Young  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:48
Member (2004)
German to English
Aug 1, 2004

When I use the "Search Glossaries" page to see if a term has been previously discussed, the system comes up (if I'm lucky) with a number of answers. I probably want to click on several of these to see the full details. After I've been to the details of the first one, I therefore use the back button, hoping that I'll be returned to the initial list of answers and be able to view their details - but at this point the browser comes up with the "This page cannot be displayed" page, and I have to repeat the whole enquiry again simply to get back to the list of answers which I originally had. It gets very time-consuming to view the details of half a dozen translations of the same term. Is there something wrong with the way I'm doing this, or a better technique that would let me view all the details more quickly?

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Trudy Peters  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:48
German to English
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The same thing happens to me Aug 1, 2004

It seems to be a fairly recent occurrence -- VERY annoying!

The "page has expired" message comes up much more frequently than before, but usually, after hitting the back button again, I get to where I wanted to be, except in the gloss search.


[Edited at 2004-08-01 20:11]


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 08:48
English to German
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Open link in new window Aug 1, 2004

Hi Armorel and Trudy,
Why don't you right-click on the link and use Open in new window? In this way you can keep the list.

HTH, Ralf


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Narasimhan Raghavan  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:18
English to Tamil
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One more suggestion Aug 2, 2004

How about making the opening of a new window a default setting? This facility exists in forum postings. If some other thread's url is given as hyperlink and one clicks on that, a new window opens. In Google too there is provision in the options for making this functionality of opening a new window into a default setting. It should be technically possible, I am sure.

Regards,
N.Raghavan

Ralf Lemster wrote:
Hi Armorel and Trudy,
Why don't you right-click on the link and use Open in new window? In this way you can keep the list.
HTH, Ralf


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Armorel Young  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:48
Member (2004)
German to English
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Thanks Ralf Aug 2, 2004

Thanks for pointing out the "open in new window" option - of course that does just what is required and I shall now happily do that!

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