Move the delete message button in chat

In a chat panel, if you type something along the lines of “DW.NC1 will bring up the material at the specified exchange” and then mouseover the ticker to click it for yourself (this often happens in notes self messages where its frequently just the tickers), you’ll get the ‘delete’ button showing up right at the start of the message.

Since this is where the DW.NC1 ▲ was before, its not uncommon for people to accidentally delete the message.

Suggestion: Have the ‘delete’ button for self deleting messages be when hovering over your username rather than the message. The delete button would then shift left the user name (rather than shift right the message).


The confusion does not stem from where the button is, but from the fact that it pops up rather than be constantly visible. And it cannot be constantly visible because it’s SO LARGE.

Therefore an improvement: use an X sign (or small wastebin emoji - :wastebasket:) instead of “delete” button, and have it appear constantly (as long as deleting is possible as an action) on the right hand side margin of the field.

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