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"Back to top" button.

  1. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
    Phyllis Doyleposted 14 months ago

    We could really use a "Back to top" button. On some hubs it takes forever to scroll back up to the top to get to the black bar where we can change screens. Having a "Back to top" button, or keeping the black bar visible at all times, would be great for saving time.

    1. DasEngel profile image60
      DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

      Would you please give us an example what kind of hubs are these? smile

      1. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
        Phyllis Doyleposted 14 months ago in reply to this

        Self-explanatory. If it "takes forever" it is a long hub with many comments.

        1. DasEngel profile image60
          DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          I was wondering what kind of hubs generate so many comments that it "takes forever"  to scroll up to the top. smile

        2. makingamark profile image75
          makingamarkposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          He's made one hub - he doesn't understand.

          1. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
            Phyllis Doyleposted 14 months ago in reply to this

            I figured that. smile 

            I have noticed his behavior on forums and do not have time for such annoyance.

            1. DasEngel profile image60
              DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

              I sincerely hope I'm not going to be a careful custodian of 2,000 or 3,000 comments on subjects that I'm not willing to disclose, ever. smile

        3. DasEngel profile image60
          DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          So, again, what is the subject of the hubs that you refer? They must have very interesting subjects. smile

          1. theraggededge profile image93
            theraggededgeposted 14 months ago in reply to this

            Okay, I'll bite. I have a drawing hub on another account with 454 comments. Granted it was a Squidoo transfer but still...

            1. DasEngel profile image60
              DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

              Do you need the link?

              1. theraggededge profile image93
                theraggededgeposted 14 months ago in reply to this

                So, as someone who is so familiar with HP, you surely realise we are not supposed to post gratuitous links to our own hubs in the forums?

                Edit: No, I don't need the link. I have it, thank you.

                1. DasEngel profile image60
                  DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

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        4. Venkatachari M profile image83
          Venkatachari Mposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          Why? There are thousands of hubs that run lengthy when you get more than 20 or 50 or even 100 comments. And even without comments, there are lengthy hubs of above 2000 words in many cases. All these need the remedy of installing a "back to top" button.
          Or, as per suggestion of Phyllis, the black bar on top should be a sliding bar that can move along with the pages while scrolling so as to be accessible as and when needed.
          I strongly support Phyllis Doyle in this case.

          1. DasEngel profile image60
            DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

            If it "takes forever"...    I wanted to know what subject is so interesting to engage and generate so many 'unending' comments. smile

          2. DasEngel profile image60
            DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

            So, do you have any idea?

            1. Venkatachari M profile image83
              Venkatachari Mposted 14 months ago in reply to this

              For example, you can visit hubs of billybuc which attract more than 100 comments and you will learn what kind of hubs they are.

              1. DasEngel profile image60
                DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

                Thank you for the information. Much appreciated. But a 100 comments, or even 200 comments doesn't sound like to be 'unending' to scroll up or down. What are your thoughts on this matter?

                1. Venkatachari M profile image83
                  Venkatachari Mposted 14 months ago in reply to this

                  It depends upon your attitude and adjustment with circumstances.

                  1. DasEngel profile image60
                    DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

                    Nice. I've seen people engage with hubs that had more than 2000, or even 3000 comments in total, when they finally ended. They never complained.

                    1. DasEngel profile image60
                      DasEngelposted 14 months ago in reply to this

                      If you want a link to those hubs I can give you the link. So, do you want the link?

          3. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
            Phyllis Doyleposted 14 months ago in reply to this

            Thanks, Venkatachari. If the bar was frozen at the top we could change screens without any scrolling.

      2. tsmog profile image84
        tsmogposted 14 months ago in reply to this

        Use the Ctrl + up arrow or the Ctrl + Home keys. You can also use the pageup key by holding it down. It will advance in increments to the top. Even though this is not an HP fix I hope it helps.

        1. Venkatachari M profile image83
          Venkatachari Mposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          We can keep adjusting with any kind of glitches or problems. But, suggesting some improvements is always a good thing.

        2. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
          Phyllis Doyleposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          Thanks, Tim. I will try those options.

      3. makingamark profile image75
        makingamarkposted 14 months ago in reply to this

        I totally agree Phyllis.

        Even better would be anchor code to highlight key sections at the top so people don't have to scroll all the way down!

        1. agvulpes profile image88
          agvulpesposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          I'm with you there smile


          Yes I agree that would be a good 'add' but I'm not going to 'hold my breath' waiting smile

      4. SheilaMilne profile image89
        SheilaMilneposted 14 months ago in reply to this

        You can use CTRL-Home to get to the top quickly.  CTRL-End takes you to the bottom.

      5. Jackie Lynnley profile image74
        Jackie Lynnleyposted 14 months ago in reply to this

        The one button we have takes you to bottom and then from bottom of questions to the top; that helps a lot.

        1. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
          Phyllis Doyleposted 14 months ago in reply to this

          Yes, it does. If that was on hubs it would be nice.

    2. Ricki-Lee Keeley profile image84
      Ricki-Lee Keeleyposted 14 months ago

      Being able to click on different section titles and quickly navigate the page is a wonderful idea. This  could not only increase the readability of the articles but also help to enforce uniformed structure across hubs. This could also be a drawback however, it depends on how you choose to look at it.

    3. UnnamedHarald profile image95
      UnnamedHaraldposted 14 months ago

      Press "Home" to instantly go to the top, "End" to go to the bottom and "Page Up"/"Page Dn" to, uh, page up and down.

      1. Phyllis Doyle profile image95
        Phyllis Doyleposted 14 months ago in reply to this

        Thanks unnamedHarald - that works great.  smile

     
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