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  1. browser window tabs dont allow multi tasking

    make the tab window of the browser that you have open stay open. now if u have multiple browser tabs open and one is in the process of loading info, it keeps popping to the top, bumping you our of the window you are currently working in, not allowing you to continue working in another tab.

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    • Soozy and I just spent about 45 minutes sending mail back and forth from our various screen names .. on 11 and on web mail .... as S

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      Soozy and I just spent about 45 minutes sending mail back and forth from our various screen names .. on 11 and on web mail .... as Soozy said. it ain't easy and I agree.

      Trying to check if there is incoming new mail on other SNs is a royal ***.  We have to sign out/sign back in under other SNs.   On 9.8 checking mail on 5 SNs was a breeze:  click on Switch SNs and it would show if you have mail to read AND THEN you could switch or cancel and stay on your usual SN.…

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      • Find in Top Window

        An often used function in 'edit' (top row) is still in Gold --
        BUT It doesn't allow me to give it *WHAT TO Search for!!***

        Please add the 'search for' box ..

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        • Java Enabled

          JAVA not working

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          • Would like to see Quick View come back for mail, address book. Celebrity sounds for Welcome, You've Got Mail, Good Bye. Great job so far!

            Would like to see Quick View come back for mail, address book. Celebrity sounds for Welcome, You've Got Mail, Good Bye. Great job so far!

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            • New features should allow customers to defeat or opt out

              Whenever you add a new feature such as Tab Browsing, provide a means for the customer to disable it if they so desire.

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              • Make link colors adjustable

                On the Welcome screen, the primary news article link is in BOLD BLACK print. On the secondary news articles, the links are in a LIGHT BLUE font which I find hard to read against the white background. Please consider making the link colors adjustable.

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                • Downloading in AOL 11 needs some tweaking

                  I ran into a few glitches in downloading a file in 11 that should replace an existing Excel file in a folder with several files.

                  Downloading a file to replace an existing file in 11 doesn't have the option of replacing the existing file nor does it open a folder that has several files including the file to to be replaced.

                  Specifically -- Downloading an Excel file that should replace an existing Excel file in a folder with 'related' files (in this case a membership data base file, a dues paid file, etc.).

                  1) email received with the updated membership…

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                    • Allow Right-Click "Copy Image Address & Save Image As"

                      In Chrome a user is able to right click a web image and select " copy image address" or "save image as" among a few others .. this doesn't work in AOL Beta ....

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                        Hi!

                        We have save image as available when the image on the page is added as an image. More and more pages are being rendered in ways where not all things that look like images are loaded as images limiting our ability to offer it on every photo on every page/site.

                        We are leaving your idea open for the Copy Image Address portion of the idea as we do not currently offer that.

                        Thank you!
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                      • Enable "Show UNREAD" emails in Spam

                        You show the COUNT of UNREAD SPAM emails, why not ability to SHOW them too?
                        If Thunderbird can do it, why can't AOL?

                        I let many 'newsletters' go to spam, keeps the inbox for those real people I converse with.

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                        • Poor canges to the favorite button

                          The favorite is so mall and often blocked by other windows. Restore to how it worked in (.7

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                          • Only the address used to go in. Now their name and address goes in.

                            I think it is only in the top row. used to be only the address went into the address place, now your name and address both go in. Also I change the font for mail and it goes back to the one it was in the next e mail. Then again, the find used to find a search word in the webpage you were looking at .... not any more.

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                            • In Gold, the ability to elect to defeat Tab Browsing completely, needs to be restored!

                              Tab Browsing is a very serious detriment to the way we do research! It also needlessly occupies about a half inch of valuable vertical space on our screen. Whenever a new feature is added, AOL should design the option to defeat it if undesirable to the customer. It is disrespectful to do otherwise and it just be comes clutter. This alone is the greatest deterrent to retaining our business!

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                              • Make the browser extension like the outdated browser in 9.8.2..

                                Let the user be able to share especially to Facebook the webpage. The one was the best features of the older desktop.

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                                • Print preview in Firefox is much more user option friendly that Gold's print preview. can you make it more like Firefox's?

                                  Print preview in Firefox is much more user option friendly that Gold's current print preview functionality. can you make it more like Firefox's?

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