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Old October 17th, 2007, 01:58 PM
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was just looking at the threads on this forum and just registered mentally for the 1st time the fact that the title of the thread also contains a neat little 'pager' on it, thereby allowing you to 'skip' to any page in the thread. i've got a rough idea of how i'd set about doing this but was wondering if anyone has done this already to avoid re-invention of the wheel. my thoughts would be to use whatever 'count' method was applicable and divide that by the defined posts per page property. from this, a little function could be inserted which would create the links to each 'paged' resultset 'page' on clicking.

just need the finer details and/or better working alternatives. alternatively, is this really of much use and would it be better to just have a single link to the last page??

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What I've seen implemented on vB, and something I like is while you're viewing a thread spanning multiple pages, is some dynamic form of paging.

There'll always be a link to "First" and "Last. And if you're on page 4, you'd see "First", 2, 3, 4 (with some form of highlight or lack of a hyperlink telling you that's the current page), maybe three pages directly after the current page, and a last...

So if a thread would have 25 pages, I'd see (as an example):

First, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, Last.

Something along those lines? :)

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I made a nice Page Links :)

I'm going to prepare this extension and put it on one thread! Wait for it!

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max - brilliant, thanks

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