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A shortcut to the LAST page of a thread?

Discussion in 'Communications' started by MeBeJedi, Sep 7, 2003.

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  1. MeBeJedi

    MeBeJedi Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    May 30, 2002
    I have some threads in my top toolbar in Netspace. When I click on them, I'm always sent to the first page, and have to scroll the list to find the last page.

    This is not a horrible problem, but it can be annoying. Is there anything I can put at the end of the link to go to the last page instead?

    From
    http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=6713502&start=13104918

    To
    http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=6713502&end

    Or
    http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=6713502&lastpage

     
  2. AdamBertocci

    AdamBertocci Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    This doesn't help with your problem (I admit I'd like such a feature myself)... but you don't need to scroll the page to get the row of page numbers. It also appears at the top of the thread. :)


    Rick McCallum loves you!
     
  3. jedi_master_ousley

    jedi_master_ousley Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jun 14, 2002
    I think a "Get Last Post" option would be better. For example, the P=S thread in AotC has a lot of deleted posts, and there's a phantom page that gets really annoying.
     
  4. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Do it like this. Make the "page" number ridiculously high, say "10000", and the thread will open on the last page.

    &page=10000

    eg. the last page of the Geriatric Ward (presently 58 pages (at 50ppp)) will come up via this link;

    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=12940464&page=10000]http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=12940464&page=10000[/link]
     
  5. jedi_master_ousley

    jedi_master_ousley Manager Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oh sweet! I didn't know you could do that. :D
     
  6. MeBeJedi

    MeBeJedi Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Yahoo, jp-30. "Yoda" man! :D
     
  7. FateNaberrie

    FateNaberrie Jedi Master star 6

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    Jan 31, 2000
    wow, usually it says "this page does not exist." or something
     
  8. MeBeJedi

    MeBeJedi Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    May 30, 2002
    It will occasionally on some threads, but not all.
     
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