Suggestion: a "save this post" (or similar) feature
Thread poster: Andrea Riffo

Andrea Riffo  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 16:56
English to Spanish
Apr 6, 2007

Hello everyone!

I was searching for a post I read about 3 or 4 months ago that would come in really handy these days and it took me ages to find it.

This led me to wondering: wouldn't it be useful to have a tool that alowed us to save or mark the posts (not threads, as for that we have the e-mail tracking feature) that we find particularly good, interesting, etc?

I'm thinking of something similar to the "star" feature that Gmail has for e-mails. I think it would make it a lot easier to find certain posts, specially when they are buried in the middle of looooong threads.



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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:56
Member (2000)
Russian to English
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A "My Forums" list would be useful too. Apr 6, 2007

In KudoZ, there is a "My KudoZ" button from which you can see all the questions you have asked and answered.
A similar "My Forums" feature, showing all your own threads and all the posts you have made in other threads, would also be useful.
I would sometimes like to contribute to a new thread a reference to something I had started or posted in an old one. I can sometimes find what I want through "Forum Search", but it would be easier through "My Forums" if it existed.

[Edited at 2007-04-06 18:20]


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Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
Peru
Local time: 15:56
Partial member
Spanish
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My ProZ Apr 6, 2007

Yes yes yes, please. Not only a My Forums but a My ProZ page that would allow us to save our favorite forums, articles, agencies, members, etc

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Jalapeno
Local time: 22:56
English to German
... Apr 6, 2007

Jack Doughty wrote:

In KudoZ, there is a "My KudoZ" button from which you can see all the questions you have asked and answered.
A similar "My Forums" feature, showing all your own threads and all the posts you have made in other threads, would also be useful.
I would sometimes like to contribute to a new thread a reference to something I had started or posted in an old one. I can sometimes find what I want through "Forum Search", but it would be easier through "My Forums" if it existed.

[Edited at 2007-04-06 18:20]


If I'm not mistaken, this feature is already there. Just go to your profile, there should be a link called "Forum posts" at the very bottom of your profile (below Experience, Credentials, Memberships, Software).


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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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Local time: 21:56
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Yes,own forums feature does exist Apr 6, 2007

Jalapeno, you are right. And I seem to remember now that this was pointed out in another forum post not very long ago.
But I think a sub-menu under "Communities" on the home page would be more prominent, easier to find and less likely to be forgotten altogether by those with deficient memories like me.


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