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Tooltip for view count on user's page does not display accurate view count, it seems to just display "thousands" if the viewcount > 1000. Everywhere else the tooltip displays the accurate value, and I was expecting the accurate view count here.

See for example http://stackoverflow.com/users/1431/juha-syrjala

The actual view count for that question is 4,196 at the time I am writing this.

The html fragment in question is this:

<div class="views"> 
    <div class="mini-counts warm"><span title='thousand'>4</span></div> 
    <div class='warm'>kviews</div> 
</div>

It should be like something like this:

<div class="views"> 
    <div class="mini-counts warm" title="4,196 views">4</div> 
    <div class='warm' title="4,196 views">kviews</div> 
</div>
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It's fair to note that there is no tooltip if there is less than 1000 views. –  Jon Seigel Apr 21 '10 at 17:04
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The same is true on the home page. No tooltip if < 1000, "thousand" if >= 1000 –  ChrisF Apr 21 '10 at 17:10
    
Wow, you guys are great. Always open to feature requests. Good show! –  th3dude Apr 23 '10 at 13:29

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

I agree here. All this is saying is 'Hey dummy, kviews means thousand views'.

Since there is already a rule that the tooltip is only shown for >1000 (which I agree with since it is the only time counts are fully displayed), seeing the actual count would be nice.

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