Is there any one I can get to my profile page with only one click from any page like it used to be?

Why? I use it a summary of my questions. With one click, I can see all updates. Very handy if you wait for responses to few questions.

I would like to have the old good way—clicking my name will get me to my profile page.

  • Maybe this should be implemented with a double click. Wouldn't be a bad idea I guess. Also, you have a nice name :p – rightfold Mar 11 '11 at 5:21
  • @Radek, the double-click link to your profile page or /users/recent? – YOU Mar 11 '11 at 5:33
  • @S.Mark assuming you replied to me, I meant the profile page. – rightfold Mar 11 '11 at 5:34
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    well I prefer one click to name = profile, click to arrow = new menu ... – Radek Mar 11 '11 at 5:35
  • btw my surname starts with S (Š) too. Are you sure you aren't me? :-p – Radek Mar 11 '11 at 5:36
  • let's wait for @Jeff to comment on that ... – Radek Mar 11 '11 at 5:39
  • @Radek mine starts with just an S, not an Š. I am not you. You are not me. – rightfold Mar 11 '11 at 5:42
  • possible duplicate of Eeeek! What happened to my envelope? – Thomas Bonini Mar 11 '11 at 11:39
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    Yes! This new feature is annoying as hell. – Mike Baranczak Mar 12 '11 at 3:41
  • thank you for the change :-) – Radek Mar 13 '11 at 22:48

This is now the behavior, the popup shows on hover, clicking your name once again goes to the profile :)


Why can't the drop down just appear, when I hoover over it and the click works as before? Don't tell you can't do that we have that doubtful feature with all the tag fields.

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    eek, no, with that and the tags 'popout-on-hover' feature, the SE pages will become a minefield where your mouse can never rest safely :( – Benjol Mar 11 '11 at 7:14
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    No, having to wait half a second, or more, for frequently used links is just aggravating. – Awesome Poodles Mar 12 '11 at 11:25
  • @Brock - No reaosn to wait half a second, if that were to be implement I would think that it should be a "no-delay" popup. So long as it did not cover your username, you could still click the username to get to the profile. Solves the "one click to profile" problem and then "wait half a second problem". Dosn't solve the minefield problem of course though... But I don't really see an issue with the popups... – kralco626 Mar 17 '11 at 12:40
  • @All - if i'm not mistaken, has this idea been implemented? – kralco626 Mar 17 '11 at 12:42

Here is the greasemonkey script that attach mouseover event to that.

So you can go to your profile with one mouse click :-)

Install - Source

  • @Mark: how should it work? I've never used greasemonkey before. It is installed but what's next? Would this work accross all SE sites? – Radek Mar 11 '11 at 5:18
  • @Radek, for greasemonkey, please see stackapps.com/tags/script/info , but anything may break because currently they are redesigning the page. – YOU Mar 11 '11 at 5:21
  • Mark - then what's the point of a greasemonkey script if it's liable to break? This whole greasemonkey bodging thing is such a cop out, generally speaking. – Kev Mar 11 '11 at 16:41
  • @Kev it's not a fix by any means, it's a workaround, and like all workarounds they may no longer apply if the thing they're working around changes – Daniel DiPaolo Mar 11 '11 at 17:52
  • SO Implemented mouseover as default, so this is now no meaning. – YOU Mar 12 '11 at 7:09

Why can't your profile go straight to your profile with a click like before and the menu popup when clicking on the little symbol to the left of your profile name?

  • The arrow would have to be a bit bigger for that to be reasonable. It's a pretty small target right now. – mmyers Mar 11 '11 at 22:55
  • @mmyers - sure, wasn't the symbol from before bigger? They could use the old symbol, which I happened to like, or make the current one bigger. – kralco626 Mar 17 '11 at 12:38

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