Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 Aug 2013
Total posts 122
Hi ET - can I make a suggestion and implement the function that allows users to be able to edit (or even delete) a comment that they post to an article.
The amount of times typing on a phone screen and missing spelling mistakes etc - an easy fix if I could go back and edit - and judging from other comments Ive read some people need this function also!
Member since 11 Oct 2014
Total posts 385
I too would certainly support some level of defined EDIT options for the poster. As it is, the EDIT function SOMETIMES appears and allows you to EDIT or even delete a first time / existing posts, but that does not appear for all or for subsequent views of the post (by the originator). It is very random. The visual clue or easy way to tell is to look at your post(s) and see if there is a lower case red "x" at the end of the measurement tools (up/down, edit post and finally, delete post etc). Sometimes it will appear for a post that you've lodged a few days ago or not at all for others.
But for 'response' posts to another member's post, it never seems to appear.
I would not support static user-deletion of posts, since this can ruin continuity and readability when someone replies to a post that may have been subsequently deleted.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 651
Some programs have a 30minute open to edit function very handy for proofing errors or too tone down a more outrageous comment.
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 1,010
Thanks guys, good feedback and we'll see if this can be added to the system.
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 248
And I've had the experience about 3 times now where I add a comment, but the whole thing simply disappears when I hit "post". Particularly annoying when it's a fairly lengthy piece that I've spent 20 minutes composing!
Member since 07 Jan 2011
Total posts 149
Originally Posted by John Phelan
And I've had the experience about 3 times now where I add a comment, but the whole thing simply disappears when I hit "post". Particularly annoying when it' a fairly lengthy piece that I've spent 20 minutes composing!
Member since 31 Mar 2014
Total posts 230
Originally Posted by sid
EDIT: I posted this reply with multiple tabs open and it worked!
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