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LQT: "Mark as read" should not lose list position
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Description

Each time when I select "mark as read" on a thread on the page "new messaegs (some number)" of my personal user-specific links, the page is redisplayed and both paging and scrolling are started from the newest thread. Since I do not mark newer threads as read before having read then, and I read them in roughly chronologial order, I have to page back to where I was before, then scroll down to where I was before, and continue reading. With several 100 threads and messages, this is extremely time consuming. I spend a magnitude more time waiting for pages to be sent to me just to immediately go to the next page, and scrolling down than actually reading. Unfortunately I do not have a choice to avoid using this extension, else I would.

Thus I suggest to include the parameters of the respective next or previous thread in the "Mark as read" link.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
URL: http://translatewiki.net/w/i.php?title=Special:NewMessages&lqt_method=undo_mark_as_read&lqt_operand=4806,4809,4817,4818

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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Normal.Nov 21 2014, 11:21 PM
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Jdforrester-WMF lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Lowest.Aug 4 2016, 11:35 PM
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LiquidThreads has been replaced by StructuredDiscussions on all Wikimedia production wikis (except one, which will be done soon). It is no longer under active development or maintenance, so I'm re-classifying all open LQT tasks as "Lowest" priority.

Nemo_bis raised the priority of this task from Lowest to Normal.Feb 24 2019, 8:36 AM

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Liuxinyu970226 lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Lowest.Mar 22 2019, 1:59 AM
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@Nemo_bis This is not the reason you touch that field, please file a Gerrit patch first before change that.

Nemo_bis raised the priority of this task from Lowest to Normal.Mar 22 2019, 1:10 PM

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