Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Hey DeAnander, I'm off to bed now but I have time for this quick solution that I generally use.

My browser's search function (type CTRL and F in Firefox or Explorer) can be called to look for "[new]" which is the flash of red you're looking for. This way you can navigate from one to the next much faster.

Alternately, you could change your account's comment settings (then sub-setting "coment preferences") to have diaries be flat threaded after a while (say when there are more than 150 comments for example).

Ok g'night, I'm off.

by Alex in Toulouse on Thu Jan 26th, 2006 at 09:16:45 PM EST
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excuse me while I sit here for a moment feeling like a voll Idiot.


OK, I think my ears have stopped burning now.  call it a mental block but I never thought of that red marker as searchable text... of course it is, of course it is.

thanks for reminding me of the bloody obvious.  too few neurons left, too many things to read...  I think my brain needs a retread.  I wonder if anyone gives vore trade-ins...

The difference between theory and practise in practise ...

by DeAnander (de_at_daclarke_dot_org) on Thu Jan 26th, 2006 at 09:25:50 PM EST
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see what I mean?  core trade-ins.

The difference between theory and practise in practise ...
by DeAnander (de_at_daclarke_dot_org) on Thu Jan 26th, 2006 at 09:26:24 PM EST
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In fact it's sufficient to type just "[n" and the Find function will go to it.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Jan 27th, 2006 at 02:23:57 AM EST
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It's sufficient, efficient, but has chances of being too optimized. You could land on all sorts of other entries on the way:

[Nikers et al, 1983] , [NH4] etc

I know, I know, it's unlikely. But being a programmer, I tend to cover my bases. I'd rather waste afew milliseconds typing the extra 2 letters, than having the inconvenience of finding unecessary matches on the way.

This of course is not perfect, as I could just type [new] as much as I [new] want just to [new] throw all of [new] this off.

There is [no] ideal solution, but I certainly will [not] settle for a [non]-complete ma[nner] to look for [novel] entries.

by Alex in Toulouse on Fri Jan 27th, 2006 at 05:28:37 AM EST
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