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JustinThomason
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Old February 28th, 2015, 12:59 PM
For the love of all that is Holy, make this a option that can be turned off by the user. Like Parody, I prefer to open multiple tabs instead of relying on the individual tab history - the only time I tend to navigate back is when I accidentally follow a link instead of opening a new tab (a preference to "always open links in a new tab" would be most welcome as well).

Basically for me, every time I am done with anything I get a nuisance box popping up that adds an unnecessary click. This is definitely my single biggest gripe with the Realm Works UI, and it would be completely obviated by a preference check box.

Please, please, please Lone Wolf - let the users decide if they want this behavior or not.
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Old February 28th, 2015, 09:03 PM
I second this.

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storeyl
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Old March 1st, 2015, 01:46 AM
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We made a conscious decision not to allow this since when you close the tab all of the state associated with the tab is tossed out. The message is there as a fail safe since you may be upset you accidentally closed a tab that had history you were planning on visiting and now you have lost that history. In general, you will find confirmations that don't have a "don't show again" option where it may be very very annoying to continue when you didn't mean to.

This is a usability issue. Usability issues are best left to users to decide on. IF they find it annoying that they lost the history then they can re-tick the option to show the warning. If they don't find that annoying then don't force on them something they do find annoying instead.
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Imper1um
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Old March 7th, 2015, 08:15 AM
Yes, look at Chrome. You can close a Tab, but it has a "recent tabs closed" option. Its awesome.
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JustinThomason
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Old March 9th, 2015, 01:16 PM
I just noticed on my lunch break that there is now a "do not show this message again" check box on the Close Tab dialog. Hallelujah!

Thanks LWD!
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Old March 12th, 2015, 11:34 AM
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+1 to this. I would suggest that as a general rule, "choose a safe default and let the user override it (with appropriate warnings) if the user wishes" is a much better user-focused design than "we decided not to allow this because we think it's safer this way".

-Ian
I have to agree with this logic and +1 the request. I have used other programs where I have chosen not to see the "are you sure" notice and if I loose something from closing the wrong tab I know it's my fault. And since you do like to let the users sway the program (calendars) then...
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Old March 15th, 2015, 08:13 PM
As JustinThomason has mentioned, this was added in a recent release. If you are not seeing this, check for updates. Personally, I don't check it as I like the warning to protect me from my tendency to click before thinking. :-)
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