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finding Nemo

Post by ARTHUR » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:40 pm

Am a bit thick with computers so apologies if this seems elementary ....in a long thread with say 60 pages, how can I go directly to page say 34?

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Post by eagle » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:53 pm

Not easily unless I am also thick. I have to use next or previous to go bottom up or top down.

The 'bar is open' has 255 pages. You could go back from 253 or up from 3. Alternatively go down the pub.
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Post by ARTHUR » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:56 pm

Thanks in a way Ned.... was embarrassed yo ask.!

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Post by eagle » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:58 pm

Who's this Ned bloke? Australian bushman?
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Post by Homer » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:09 pm

If you have an idea of what you are searching for it might be easier to put keywords in the search function and hope for the best.
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Post by ARTHUR » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:24 pm

Sorry eagle ...Senior moment!

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Post by Rick Sanderson » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:20 pm

ARTHUR wrote:Am a bit thick with computers so apologies if this seems elementary ....in a long thread with say 60 pages, how can I go directly to page say 34?
In the address bar you will see the starting post, and there's 15 on a page (0-14 on page 1), so the following for example;

http://theoptom.com/viewtopic.php?t=30408&start=75

takes you to page 6. Change the end numbers to suit.

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Post by Nedmundo » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:55 pm

ARTHUR wrote:Sorry eagle ...Senior moment!
I'm quite happy to take the credit - I normally do.

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Post by ARTHUR » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:38 pm

sorry but still not got it .... words of 1 syllable would be helpful!!

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Post by lad_from_leeds » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:40 am

what Rick said - in any long thread the web address will end with

"start="

you can change the last number to where you want to start
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Post by eagle » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:36 pm

Never knew that. Well I never!
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Post by Rick Sanderson » Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:57 pm

eagle wrote:Never knew that. Well I never!
You should've...no can't say that...should have....is that safe?...might have benefitted from...nah, moment's gone.

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