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Re: Refreshing the Current Node

by Louis_Wu (Chaplain)
on Jul 03, 2003 at 07:11 UTC ( #271095=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Refreshing the Current Node

I use 2 methods, neither as easy as hitting "Talk" on an un-submitted page.
  1. Add Personal Nodelet to your sidebar. The "add" links include the node_id in the URL, you can copy the link, paste it in the address bar, and delete the options after "...node_id=1234". BTW, if you don't like the links stacking up in the Personal Nodelet, you can hit "Collapse List" in user settings.
  2. Create a "Custom Node Title Definition" in user settings. I use "%T [%N] %S" to generate a node title (in the browser title bar) which looks like this: "Re: Refreshing the Current Node [123456] note". Just as you suspect, that number is the node id; type that number into the address bar, with the appropriate URL sugar.

Definitely not a mindless clicking exercise, but those 2 tricks save a bit of time.


Perl programming and scheduling in the corporate world, as explained by dragonchild:
"Uhh ... that'll take me three weeks, broken down as follows: 1 day for coding, the rest for meetings to explain why I only need 1 day for coding."

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Re: Re: Refreshing the Current Node
by pfaut (Priest) on Jul 03, 2003 at 12:13 UTC
    that number is the node id; type that number into the address bar, with the appropriate URL sugar.

    You can type node ids into the search box at the top of the page. That way you don't need to type all the URL baggage.

    90% of every Perl application is already written.
    dragonchild
      Good point. The only (small) problem is that occassionally some people will create nodes whose titles are numbers(like 1 and 666), and the search box will send you to a search results page. Not usually a problem, but thought you'd like to know.


      Perl programming and scheduling in the corporate world, as explained by dragonchild:
      "Uhh ... that'll take me three weeks, broken down as follows: 1 day for coding, the rest for meetings to explain why I only need 1 day for coding."

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[perldigious]: Tanktalus: Ha, understandable, that does make it harder when you don't want to move. I assume you are looking at remote work from home jobs too?
[Tanktalus]: yeah, I'm looking at a lot of remote work - I've been working from home since 2002, so I know how to do the work from remote, I just need a new employer ;)
[Lady_Aleena]: Discipulus, I wouldn't know how to get a script to do what the greps do in one line.
[perldigious]: Even working for a large software engineering contractor that's willing to do remote could be an option. The fortune 500 company at $job-- I worked for had quite a lot of that work to hire out to large contractors.
[perldigious]: The pay and benifits leave a lot to be desired though, or so I've heard...
[Lady_Aleena]: Discipulus, grep doesn't have an option to go recursively through a directory as far as I know.
[Your Mother]: I work remotely and my pay and benefits are quite nice. :P
[choroba]: Lady_Aleena Perl's grep is not related to directories
[Your Mother]: It does recurse.
[Lady_Aleena]: choroba, I know.

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