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DanMan
01-12-2009, 03:22 PM
It appears I can change my own thread title by double-click the title, it then turns the thread title into a key-in field allowing refining of the title? The page changes too quickly to type a new title. Is this a bug or a maybe new feature?

Attaching video of the action...

boputnam
01-12-2009, 08:28 PM
I don't know enough about your observation to comment - bug or not. I do know that Moderators can alter Thread titles, but posters cannot (I think, unless you can do so within the "deletion/edit" time window.

If you need a Thread title altered, just post your request in the Thread. If that goes unnoticed, pm one of the moderators...

DanMan
01-12-2009, 08:36 PM
hi. I only posted it as an fyi for the programming gurus.

I used to do software certification and it looks like a bug to me... so old habits... had to notify someone.

I'm guessing its a new feature within the html coding that can/probably should be turned off at a programming level. There's likely an html code that disallows editing mode of that field.

User-editing of a topic title at any time could get really messy from a database standpoint so I thought I'd point it out...