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XF 1.5 Conversation issues

#1
So another member and I were going back and forth in a conversation today, and after just a few passes of conversation we were having to scroll down a bunch to reply, the other option seems to be to only allow a few replies per page but this still seems unnecessary.

Is there a way to get past this annoying feature?
Like flipping it upside down where the post box is up top right above the last message sent?
 

Jake Bunce

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#2
Admin CP -> Appearance -> Templates -> conversation_view

Remove the red pieces near the top:

Code:
<xen:title>{$conversation.title}{xen:helper pagenumber, $page}</xen:title>
<xen:h1>{$conversation.title}</xen:h1>

<xen:if is="{$xenOptions.selectQuotable}">
	<xen:container var="$bodyClasses">SelectQuotable</xen:container>
</xen:if>

<xen:require css="conversation.css" />

<xen:comment>
	<xen:topctrl>
		<xen:if is="{$canReplyConversation}">
			<a href="{xen:link 'conversations/reply', $conversation}" class="callToAction"><span>{xen:phrase reply_to_conversation}</span></a>
		</xen:if>
	</xen:topctrl>
</xen:comment>

<div class="pageNavLinkGroup">
	<div class="linkGroup">
That will give you a convenient reply button at the top:

Screen Shot 2016-11-04 at 10.33.39 PM.png
 
#3
Awesome,
But it still forces you to scroll down to see what the message was, so that code offers a quick way to reply up top but it doesnt seem to alleviate the scrolling down issue :/