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Post by RedRage » 01/29/11, 11:37 pm

heck just add the headline to the current mouse over :-)

I like the current mouse over pretty handy.

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Post by bob » 01/30/11, 1:26 am

That's an idea...

But I still want to know about Gerry's idea--if you just show the number for comments, what can you show when there's no comments? Any ideas besides zeros?
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Post by Gerry » 02/01/11, 2:55 am

bob wrote:good idea Gerry, with the numbers, and mouseover, but if there are no comments, how do you show the link to make one, put a zero there? I kind of hate to show so many zeros.
Ummm ok then, how about a (.) which is far less distracting than (?) at the end of every line which makes you think the headline is in the form of a question.
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Post by bob » 02/01/11, 7:56 pm

don't like the dot--no meaning in it. I doubt a reader will confuse a question mark in parens with one pertaining to the headline. Smaller font reduces confusion too. Not satisfied, but not seeing anything better. Maybe a very small graphic, like a comic strip word balloon....?
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