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Lack of Interest "Show Deleted Posts" should be JS only

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Luxus, May 15, 2013.

  1. Luxus

    Luxus Well-Known Member

    If a thread has any soft-deleted posts a new action in the Thread Tools dropdown appears: "Show Deleted Posts".

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    Clicking it will remove all deleted posts placeholders for moderators and make the posts visible. However if you right-click and open it in a new tab, all what you get is this error message:

    "No posts matching the criteria specified were found."

    So from the perspective of a moderator there is no point in an own page for an action that always returns an error.
     
  2. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    It kind of is JS Only in the sense that the Thread Tools menu doesn't work without javascript being enabled.
     
  3. Luxus

    Luxus Well-Known Member

    Yep, but it's somewhat misleading to moderators. When I opened the action in a new tab I expected a list of all deleted posts. But this action does only expand the deleted posts placeholders, it's a javascript action and thus should be JS only in the sense that you can't right-click and open it in a new tab.
     
  4. James

    James Well-Known Member

    When you say js only are you referring to applying that class?

    Have you tried using the thread tools menu without js? Does this show?
     
  5. Luxus

    Luxus Well-Known Member

    When I say JS only I mean a javascript action. Like the buttons in TinyMCE. These are all javascript actions.
     
  6. James

    James Well-Known Member

    You can still right-click and open the TinyMCE buttons in a new tab, should you want to.

    I don't have a version of 1.1.4 installed so I cannot exactly try this myself. When you right-click it, what URL do you get? About:blank or an XF URL?
     
  7. Luxus

    Luxus Well-Known Member

    I can't in firefox and in Chrome only a blank tab opens. You can test it yourself here. You don't need XF 1.1.4.
     
  8. James

    James Well-Known Member

    Ah, now I'm following. There's a specific thread action that shows the deleted posts.
     
  9. Luxus

    Luxus Well-Known Member

    Yes, that's what I posted here.
     

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