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chris31389d
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Hi,

 

I found this bug when a colleague sent me a link.  I can't click the link!

 

 

After some investigation, it looks like the thumbs up, bookmark and "..." buttons only overlay messages if it is not the first message in a group from the same person.

 

If it is the first message, the buttons overlay the time next to the name of the user who sent the messages.

 

Does anyone have a workaround or fix for this?

 

 

4 Replies

Further to this, you cannot highlight the whole line of text (with the intention of copying it).  It will stop highlighting at the buttons when they appear.

This has been reported several times already... I don't remember a fix being mentioned, however I might be wrong.

@chris31389d You can use triple-click to select the whole message.

@cubicsrube That answers how I can highlight all the text, but I still can't follow links that are hidden by the overlay buttons :(

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