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Please expand the text box for typing one's answer to a Kudoz question
Thread poster: Mikhail Kropotov

Mikhail Kropotov  Identity Verified
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Nov 29, 2005

The box is just too small. Would it be possible to add a few lines to it? Thanks in advance!

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Gayle Wallimann  Identity Verified
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KudoZ answer box or ask the asker box? Nov 29, 2005

Hi Mikhail,

I am wondering if you don't mean the 'ask the asker' box. The KudoZ answer box seems almost infinite to me. Some answers go on and on, almost forever!

Gayle


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Mikhail Kropotov  Identity Verified
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No Nov 29, 2005

No, I am indeed talking about the little TEXT BOX where you can type your answer. Not the **text field** which holds the text you've already typed but the text box for typing your answer and any additions to it. It fits a measly 5 lines. For instance, the text box I'm typing in now is at least 25 lines long, so 90% of the time I can see my whole post as I am typing it. In Kudoz it's not that way, and it's extremely annoying.

Please vote for this modification if you agree with me


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Gayle Wallimann  Identity Verified
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Box size Nov 29, 2005

Oh, I see, Mikhail. Even though the answer can be very long, you can only see a few lines at a time. I didn't understand, sorry. I agree that it is annoying to have such a small window to type in, and to have to scroll back and forth to see what has already been typed. This is the right forum that type of question, I did change the forum before, so Henry should see this. He is the moderator for this forum.

Gayle


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Kevin Kelly  Identity Verified
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I vote for Mikhail's proposal... Nov 29, 2005

Good suggestion. Hope it's technically feasible.

Kevin


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Hipyan Nopri  Identity Verified
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I agree with Mikhail Nov 30, 2005

Your suggestion sounds very good Mikhail. Indeed, for the sake of convenience the answer box should be able to display several lines at once. I think a box half as big as the topic body box within which I am writing now will do.
The answer box of that size will facilitate us in checking and editing our reply.

[Edited at 2005-11-30 02:52]


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Fuad Yahya  Identity Verified
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Here is my vote Nov 30, 2005

Mikhail Kropotov wrote:

the text box I'm typing in now is at least 25 lines long, so 90% of the time I can see my whole post as I am typing it. In Kudoz it's not that way, and it's extremely annoying.

Please vote for this modification if you agree with me


Indeed, what is good for forum posts is good for KudoZ answers.


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tectranslate ITS GmbH
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Seconded Nov 30, 2005

I was thinking about this same thing recently when I was writing a lengthy "Neutral" comment to another member's answer, detailing my thoughts on the matter. More lines in all the KudoZ dialogs would be great.

Benjamin


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Mikhail Kropotov  Identity Verified
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Thanks for your support Nov 30, 2005

Thanks for all the votes. I'm not a web programmer but I'm pretty sure it's not too diffucult a change to implement.

Thanks in advance to Proz staff for listening


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