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Ankeszu
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Re: New chat (beta)

Post by Ankeszu » 24 February 2019, 13:30

Suddenly, I get email notifications "someone sent you a message" for messages that were sent when I am online and I see them... Not for all messages; 22-02 I've got a ":)" priv message at 21:46 (and then both os us sent more messages after this, I've been online for another hour) and when checking mail I see the notification for that ":)" on 22:19. Similar thing happened with at least two other messages (& two other people) also. Why, and can it be helped?

I also have a new chat suggestion. When around the table (not yet in game), most log-messages like Game is about to start, Elo was set off or X joined the table are kind of cutting the converstation and if you wanna see what was said earlier, you have to scroll up. Yet if the same person was chatting before log comments and after them, their name does not appear again in front of the words below log comments, making for a moment confusion - who said that? Can I suggest that any log-message resets who is talking and makes their name appear again when they talk again?
For table chat, there is now a clear "X left the chat" message when someone leaves the chat.
May I ask, what does it mean? - the other player doesn't have any tab open on the game? ...I believe I saw "Ankeszu left the chat" once. When obviously I was still around this table.
The chat now survives after the game ends: you can continue to chat with the other players even if you or they have left the table.
The last messages from old chat survives, not all of it, if I remember correctly (edit: my bad, there is an option to load previous messages too). [And the table is marked as Table X (instead usual Game Table X) without a game icon.] I think I'll stay with having a tab open just for chats of previous table(s).

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Lotus Blossom
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Re: New chat (beta)

Post by Lotus Blossom » 08 May 2019, 04:20

I used to see a red number whenever I went into a turn based game that had messages posted during the game, whether I'd read them or not. Whilst that was a pain having to check whether there were any new messages every time, I now no longer see any red number. Now unless I check every single game I join, I will miss messages posted, and be at risk of appearing rude and unfriendly. Surely that's a bug?

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Caffe Latte
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Joined: 29 January 2015, 18:41

Re: New chat (beta)

Post by Caffe Latte » 08 May 2019, 11:02

Oh yes I also feel the rudest person ever - after the game suddenly realising opponent had wished gl and asked for some advice during the game

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sourisdudesert
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Re: New chat (beta)

Post by sourisdudesert » 08 May 2019, 15:40

Lotus Blossom wrote:
08 May 2019, 04:20
Surely that's a bug?
There is no bug as far as I can see: when there are some unread messages at your table, they are "popped" as new messages when you load the page. They will "pop" again each time you load this game page, until you decide to open the chat window. After that, they are considered as "read messages" and are not popped again.

On mobile, the situation is the same, except that a red number is displayed to signal you have unread messages.

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Lotus Blossom
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Re: New chat (beta)

Post by Lotus Blossom » 08 May 2019, 22:48

sourisdudesert wrote:
08 May 2019, 15:40
Lotus Blossom wrote:
08 May 2019, 04:20
Surely that's a bug?
There is no bug as far as I can see: when there are some unread messages at your table, they are "popped" as new messages when you load the page. They will "pop" again each time you load this game page, until you decide to open the chat window. After that, they are considered as "read messages" and are not popped again.

On mobile, the situation is the same, except that a red number is displayed to signal you have unread messages.
I almost always play on my mobile but I definitely don't get any red numbers anymore. I used to, so I'm guessing it's an unintended consequence of a relatively recent upgrade.

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sourisdudesert
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Re: New chat (beta)

Post by sourisdudesert » 10 May 2019, 09:18

We found the issue and fix it!

It should be fine now :)

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Lotus Blossom
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Re: New chat (beta)

Post by Lotus Blossom » 10 May 2019, 18:09

Thanks for the quick resolution!

Greens
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Re: New chat (beta)

Post by Greens » 14 May 2019, 22:29

Hello there, i am new and was cruising through the forums just now. Seen this topic and felt maybe one of my this would fit here, i am wondering if there is an option to separate the "is now online/offline" messages that appears in the chat from friends you have added.
If there isn't an option, i think this would be a great addition to the chat system. Either an option to toggle on/off the friends online/offline messages, or a way to separate it into another chat box area. Like system notifications, friends notifications, broadcasts, etc in its own chat box/tab and the global chat in another chat box, and our group chats in a tab also if wanted and so on. I'm going too far there a tad for now for ideas lol but you get the idea, and my main point is just about the "offline/online" messages. Because those of us that has a high number of friends added will see this more than the actual chat at times. ;) And i hope this is in the right spot lol :P

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