Together: Questions divided into multiple pages

asked 2014-01-22 03:02:56 +0300

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updated 2014-02-20 00:48:27 +0300

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Once there are too many answers for a question, the answers run over multiple pages (example:

Because the answers are sorted dynamically, it makes these pages very confusing, it is difficult to find something on them, when you flip between pages you may even get content you just have seen on the previous page repeated on the next page (and therefore do not see other content at all because it meanwhile moved to the page you just left).


  • Please find a way to make these pages clearer, more neatly arranged (e.g. switch off dynamical rearrangement, do not split into different pages or ...).
  • Make it possible to reference answers by a unique URL (at the moment, the URL depends on the page, on which the answer appears; including a sorting command in the URL solves the problem only temporarily).
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@jgr: have you filed a feature request upstream about this?

eric ( 2014-02-25 11:37:09 +0300 )edit

@eric: No, I regarded this as feature request. Because the solution depends on the options provided by the code, I did not want to request a specific solution, gave hints only what it could be.

Apart from the Cleaning-up pages, another critical item is the Ambiences HowTo. Actually, for a HowTo consisting of several "Answers" it would be good if these could be sorted manually in a specific order that is not related to their timing or activity but to their contents.

Just checked: There is a total of 25 items already containing more than 10 answers, i.e. stretching over multiple pages. This should provide sufficient samples to see, what could be sensible to make such items more user friendly.

jgr ( 2014-02-25 12:15:24 +0300 )edit