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gypsy
Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 1:33:08 AM

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The first lines of a story or poem are visible before the link is opened. This isn't always desireable, since anything with a low word count, such as some poetry, is fully visible to be read, but without its appropriate formatting. In other cases, a disclaimer has been put in place when the content of a story might be shocking to some readers, so that the first lines do not appear.

Would it be possible to have a setting so that an author could opt out of having the story preview shown? Or is it in place and I haven't come across it, which is not to be ruled out. Think




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Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 10:36:10 AM

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I too would appreciate this as an option. thumbright

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Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:16:43 PM

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Bump — 'Cause, really, this would be great. hello2

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Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2:58:15 PM

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I don't remember what or when it was, but there has been a time or two when I'd wished for that option, so I'll add my tuppence in favour of the possibility, please. sunny
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Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 4:16:44 PM

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I am not sure if it is possible, but I am bringing it up to the other mods. Hopefully we can have an accurate answer for you soon.

Thank you very much for this input.

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Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:16:25 PM

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Let me find out from Gav and get back to you.

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Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 11:41:05 PM

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Little late to the party, I am, but I'd also like to see this. Would be mega handy for really tiny pieces of micro fiction and poetry.

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While giving writer's the option would be best, if that's too challenging/time consuming/costly, perhaps having it dropped from all Micro and Poetry postings would be an acceptable alternative.

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gypsy
Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:47:09 AM

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Sherzahd wrote:
Let me find out from Gav and get back to you.


This would still be a great option - any news on it being possible?

Please?



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gav
Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2016 3:13:00 PM

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gypsy wrote:
The first lines of a story or poem are visible before the link is opened. This isn't always desireable, since anything with a low word count, such as some poetry, is fully visible to be read, but without its appropriate formatting. In other cases, a disclaimer has been put in place when the content of a story might be shocking to some readers, so that the first lines do not appear.

Would it be possible to have a setting so that an author could opt out of having the story preview shown? Or is it in place and I haven't come across it, which is not to be ruled out. Think


Its been a long time coming, but its finally here.

Let me know if there's any issues with it.

gypsy
Posted: Saturday, September 3, 2016 2:12:15 AM

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hello2

It works just great Gav, thank you.

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