This is intended for category: deviantART Related > deviantART Suggestions > Visual Suggestions
However that category does not allow .gif's. Drat.
Another lovely suggestion page for deviantArt! One part of the site that has bothered me for a long time, is the note page. It is SO messy, and it discourages long conversations! If you had a conversation that went back and forth 20 times, that would take up 3+ pages to sort through! Let alone the fact that you have to select them page by page if you want to delete a bunch. /end rant.
Now we get down to specifics.
It's a fancy .gif this time!
•Buttons that were in far left column would be moved to a thin clean bar at the top. Easy access like everything else on dA's main bars.List of Conversations/Notes
•The custom folder section would be confined in a drop-down-menu, because I am guessing only about 15% of deviants actually use them.
•"New Note" has been changed to "Compose Note" because it sounds much nicer, and the button has been moved, highlighted and streamlined.
•The list of notes would be moved to the left wall.Reply Window
•There would be one bar per conversation.
---(Seeing as the ENTIRE conversation stays in the updated one anyway, having duplicates is a waste of space, both visually and on dA's servers.)
•Individual conversations would move to the top of the list in order of last reply.
•Would show 'TimeSince' like it does, and also 'Date'
•At the top, there would be a simple checkbox and star (lined in blue there) that when clicked, would check/star ALL (or uncheck/unstar ALL) notes in that list below.
•There would be a scrollbar for these, no more clicking through tons of pages to find/organize.
•Reply box moved to top for easy access. Actual Conversation
---(Why should we read the newest message at the top, then scroll all the way down to reply?)
•Widened and streamlined.
•I just have to first point out, that the old version, was a one color, completely text wall.
---With deviant's sections seperated by a primitive row of hyphens. Yes.
•So! We have here instead, a back and forth Conversation.
•You would see your own posts as a lighter color.
•Integrated new signature style.
•Streamlined Name credit and timestamps
•Icon increases ability to find specific posts by certain user. (Humans are incredibly visual creatures, we cannot dispute this. lol)
•See those two tiny, clean and simple buttons right above the most recent post?
Those change order
Up would order them Oldest to Newest at top.
Down would order them Newest to Oldest at top.
(Perfect for finding links/information given very early in the conversation. Or just looking back, wondering how you strayed so far from the original topic. :loL:)
I make these with screenshots in Paint.net
If you like this idea, feel free to comment or fav, and check out my other deviantArt suggestions!
More of my dA Suggestions
Tool Credit Submission Page
Streamlined Note Page
Collapsible Block Profile Page
List and Icon DragMenu Favorites
"Deviant Since # Age and Linked Accounts
Credit to people in screenshot
~ABE-COG (This is my bot, I had a conversation with myself through him to use for this)