Since recently, the StackExchange button asynchronously updates itself (meaning it shows new notifications without needing to reload the page). This is all nice and dandy, however I usually have multiple tabs open and the notification doesn't get reset when I click on the button in any one tab.

This is a bit disruptive, as that little red dot in the corner naturally catches my attention. Can has asynchronous reset?

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    If it can set itself, it can unset itself. Good point. – Nanne Mar 13 '12 at 7:11
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    +1 This has been bothering me as well. :( – Tamara Wijsman Mar 13 '12 at 12:06
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    I just tried this, and it works now (checking the notification cleared them in all my tabs). – Josh Darnell May 11 '12 at 13:44

There were some rough edges around clearing the inbox count on other tabs. This will be fixed in the next deploy.

  • Tested and confirmed working, arigatou. :) – Xeo May 13 '12 at 2:25

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