Design issue Moving and thread marks it as unread

CTXMedia

Formerly CyclingTribe
When moving a thread from one forum to another the thread is marked as unread in its new destination forum.

I would expect the normal behaviour to be that the thread retains its read/unread status.

Cheers,
Shaun :D
 
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Jake Bunce

XenForo moderator
Staff member
I am unable to reproduce this on my test forum. I moved two threads, one read and one unread, to a different forum using inline moderation. They both retained their status.

Any help reproducing?
 

CTXMedia

Formerly CyclingTribe
Open thread ... Thread Tools -> Select destination folder -> Tick 'Do not leave redirect' -> Click 'Move Thread

Then navigate out of the destination forum and the thread you've moved is marked as unread.
 

Dan

Well-known member
Open thread ... Thread Tools -> Select destination folder -> Tick 'Do not leave redirect' -> Click 'Move Thread

Then navigate out of the destination forum and the thread you've moved is marked as unread.
I run into this as well. Not sure if it is the same in your case but when I am moving threads, I usually change the prefix as well. Thread is then marked as unread.
 

CTXMedia

Formerly CyclingTribe
Oddly, I've just tried this on the forum that it used to happen on and it's stopped doing it. Strange. :confused:
 

Jake Bunce

XenForo moderator
Staff member
Still can't reproduce. I tried it with inline moderation, the Thread Tools menu, with and without prefixes and redirects.
 

CTXMedia

Formerly CyclingTribe
Got it ... the thread itself isn't marked as unread, that's where I'd gone wrong!! - it's the forum that shows it has unread items!!

Move a thread to a sub-forum (no redirect) - [you'll end up in the sub-forum on the thread you've moved and the sub-forum name will be shown in the navigation breadcrumb] - now ... navigate out of the sub-forum by chosing it's parent (or higher) in the navigation breadcrumb, e.g.;

Forums > Category > Forum > Sub-forum

Now when you look at Forum and Sub-forum they'll both show in bold to indicate they have unread content, even though the content is all read. :D

Cheers,
Shaun :D
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
This can happen based on forum read statuses. In general, it's basically impossible to fully resolve automatically.
 
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