|Subject: Questions/suggestions about these forums|
Author: Tony Lavinio
Date: 23 Jun 2006 11:09 AM
>These might be issues with me rather than the website, but
>how do you:
>1) Have the forums order threads by the last posting
>date, rather than the thread creation date? (Having to go
>through three pages of Feature Requests to get to at an
>active thread doesn't seem particularly intuitive).
The web software we use has several deficiencies, and you've
noted one of them. What helps is the 'Show New Messages/Show
All Messages' toggle in the upper right.
If you Show New, select the message you want, and then Show
All, you'll see all the context.
>2) Why do I get the following error when I use the Options /
>Mark Conferences Read feature?
>Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e14'
>[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Could not
>find stored procedure 'WB6ASP_RebuildReadMsgIndex'.
>/SSDN/WBMain.asp, line 135
We recently upgraded the software, and the patch for some reason
didn't [re]create that procedure. It's been done manually; thanks
for pointing it out.
>3) Is there a way to mark the current conference read
>without having to delve down a couple of layers of
Not currently, but that sounds like a good idea. We'll see
if it's possible to add.
>4) How do I switch off having my email address publicly
>visible in the forums? I'm not particularly interested in
>spammers harvesting my email address from my posts...
Taken care of for you.