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Ok. But where is the Cancel?

Mani Ram
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Joined: Mar 11, 2002
Posts: 1140
When I try to reply to an old thread, Javaranch warns me saying
The posts in this thread are you still want to reply to this thread?

And I get one option - a 'OK' button, which will take me to the screen where I can post my message.
Shouldn't there be another option 'Cancel' which should make the life easier for the poster, if he / she doesn't want to continue posting?

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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24199

Use your browser's "Back" button.

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fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11955

I think the problem is you get a pop-up window with the message. You can then click "ok" or the little "x" icon to close the window. Whichever you click on, you go to the "post a reply" screen.

So, you get a pop-up you have to dismiss, and THEN click the back button.

certainly not a show-stopper, but i can see how this would be annoying if you are trying to post to a lot of really old threads, and decide each time you don't really want to.

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