Guide to viewing modes in vB 3

As you know we had a database wipe out and we started over with vB 3 RC2. This version has new viewing modes for looking at topics. Here's a guide to them:
could a mod please pin this if it's good enough?

Linear: Usual way of thread viewing that you are used to.

Threaded: Shows a list of "reply chains" as I call them and "replys" to them. To reply to an exact post you hit the reply button in the corner of it. To start a new reply chain you hit the post reply button.

If you don't select a post with the quick reply button (The little paper), quick reply will reply to the current reply chain.
This mode only shows 1 post at a time.

Like threaded but if the top of a reply chain is selected, All the posts in it get shown. If a reply to one is selected, All the replys in the chain under it are shown.

See? It's that easy to use vB 3's thread viewing modes. I'm gonna start a poll asking which one you use.
Well some users might not even know about them and overlook them
Also I made a mistake:
When you select a reply in a reply chain in Hybrid mode, It shows only that reply, not all the replys under it as well.


Secret Goat Fetish
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:rolleyes: :rolleyes: wait to go my state the f00king obvious, most people will have played around + seen which style they like, it's not like it's hard to work out ;)

Electronic Punk

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Well, to be completely honest. The very fact that I have disabled the need for a user to quick on one of the quick reply buttons
it will completely cock up hybrid and threaded mode so I will be removing them as soon as I figure out how.


I'm sorry Hal...
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Lighten up ffs. Some people might not notice, or care about them and may want to know more. He's just trying to help

Electronic Punk

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No mate, seriously threaded views will be totally screwed. They have to go.
Unless you want to click on the little quick reply next to the post ?


I may actually be insane.
Linear = Win
Everything Else = lose :p

As good as your intentions are Viper Snake, there's really no need for a thread like this.

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