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Feature request for "unread" indicator

By @hyu2021-04-14 15:15:17.476Z

Hi, I would like if there was an indication, next to each topic title on the main page, of new topics which I haven't read, or topics containing replies that I haven't read. This "indication" could be something as simple as a red dot next to the topic title.

Of course, the notification system already provides a way to see unread topics and posts, but it feels a bit detached and clunky to use, compared to being able to see unread topics at a glance from the main page, which is a feature many other forum softwares have.

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  1. KajMagnus @KajMagnus2021-04-15 12:02:05.409Z

    Sounds like a good idea. Reminds me a bit of an email inbox? One sees at a glance what one has read, or not.

    And would it be nice if one could toggle a topic read / unread, too? (unread for oneself only)

    There is a similar feature already, for replies inside discussions. It's disabled for now. The idea is that one will be able to directly jump to the next replies one hasn't yet read, inside a specific discussion. — Since discussions are threaded, new replies won't always appear at the end of the page.

    The dot in the disabled feature is blue. Red dots are currently used for mods & admins: review tasks. Maybe topics with new replies pending review, could have a red dot, visible to mods & admins

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