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What is "icon3"?

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  1. arg

    arg Supporting Member

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    In the 'subscribed threads with new posts' listing under "settings", sometimes there is an extra icon to the right of the newest-unread arrow: I have seen a 'thumbs-up' icon in the past, and today I see a lightbulb.

    I haven't been able to work out what these mean, and the alt-text is just "icon3"!
     
  2. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    When you click Reply or New Post, under the big text box is a set of icons with a heading "Post Icons". These are optional (the default is "No Icon") for every post. Some people use them, some don't. In this case someone used the "light-bulb" one. They all have tooltips like "icon1", "icon2", etc.
     
  3. arg

    arg Supporting Member

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    Thanks!

    I saw that stuff in the FAQ, but didn't realise that was what I was seeing, since the icons are only visible in the summary rather than the posts themselves (and it must be coincidence that I've only noticed them in "subscribed threads" rather than "what's new", which I tend to use in preference to direct browsing into the forum top pages where the icons are probably more relevant).
     

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