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  • Anything that makes edit summaries easier, would be good for inter-contributor communication. Uncle Ed 13:22, August 8, 2005 (UTC)

I agree with Michael above (July 20) about the random page facility. It does tend to give only short pages, and I have also found that it doesn't appear to be all that random - quite a lot of the time it comes to a generic page about the statistics of US towns. Is there any way it can be made truly random? Thanks in advance, Paul , Aug 17 2005

  • Can you please make external links change color after you have visited them, as the internal links do, so we will know where we have already been? Slehar 18:13, 19 August 2005 (UTC)
  • When editing a page and scrolling up and down in the editor text window, it is annoying that when you reach the top or bottom of the page, the whole window starts to scroll. It would be better if the whole window would only scroll when the cursor was outside of the editor text window.Slehar 18:13, 19 August 2005 (UTC)
  • Editing a page would be very much easier if you could see the preview at the same time as the editor window, rather than having to scroll back and forth between views. Also, the Show preview function scrolls the editor window back to the top of the page, so for every little change you have to scroll back down to where you were.Slehar 18:13, 19 August 2005 (UTC)
  • Look and Feel: It is disturbing that the Horizontal Rule <HR> appears below headings, because it visually breaks the heading from the text that it heads. For example the [Edit] clicker appears to belong to the section above. It would make more sense to put the Horizontal Rule above the heading, to present the heading at the head of the section that it heads. Slehar 18:06, 22 August 2005 (UTC)

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