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Is the @ key listing the usernames of the answerers in the answer box?

Asked by flo (12913points) June 8th, 2017

For anyone who is brand new to Fluther, you use the @ key if you’re trying to repond to someone in the thread.

For the regulars, as asked

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tedibear's avatar

I will try it with your name, @flo .

No list came up. Now that there is a response, someone else can try this to see if a list comes up.

flo's avatar

@tedibear Would you try it on a desktop computer? Because it’s fine when I’m using a mobile
Also do you see a mobile tab if you’re on the desktop version on your mobile?

tedibear's avatar

@flo – That is on my desktop. I just now tried this on my phone. I did not get an @ list when in Mobile or Desktop. Yes, both choices were available.

I wonder what’s up with this?

SavoirFaire's avatar

The same bug that is preventing people from asking questions is also preventing the @ key from bringing up usernames. Another typical symptom of the bug is that no preview appears when typing out an answer.

Soubresaut's avatar

That’s interesting. I’ve always been able to see the @username list and the preview just fine, yet I can’t ask a question… Should the “answer glitches” and “question glitch” be happening together? (I don’t really know how bug symptoms work in coding…)

Brian1946's avatar

I’m using a desktop.

I get the list of thread participants when I press the @ key.

I also get the Live Preview pane.

tedibear's avatar

Okay, this is weird. Now I do get the user list. Same computer, same browser.

SavoirFaire's avatar

@Soubresaut I’ve been experiencing the two bugs together, but they don’t go together in all cases. Unfortunately, I don’t know nearly enough about coding to do much more than keep a log of the symptoms.

@tedibear The bug seems to go in and out. My own experience is that it will affect me for a little while be gone for a little while, and then come back. Sometimes “a little while” is a matter of hours, other times it’s a matter of days or even a week.

flo's avatar

And how about trying to login? Do you all find in the last week or so, it gives you the login page ( ) instead of staying in the homepage?

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