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Implemented Provide error-messages in an overlay window

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Grover, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    Seeing the overlay-mania on XenForo coming to full force :), I would like to request to make even more use of this technology.

    One of the (very, very) few things I don't quite like in XenForo in it's current state is this:

    When I start a new conversation (in this case with my inner self) ....

    start a new conversation.png

    ... and press [Start a Conversation]... XenForo presents me with a new browser screen and shows me this:

    error message in new dedicated screen.png

    This little error message in a completely new screen takes my focus off my context and not only that... I need to press the browser's [Back]-button to return to where I was. Especially the latter I experience as rather user unfriendly. So why not display this tiny little error message inside an overlay?

    (edit) : In fact, I remember XenForo already does display error messages inside an overlay in other areas, so why not here as well?
    Defqon and krstep like this.

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