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Complex Structure

Started by Lee123, October 10, 2007, 10:59:37 PM

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Lee123

Hi, I'm trying to make an easy-medium complexity structure of a forum. I'll explain what I'm trying to accomplish by an example. Suppose I have a data of many houses and each one has two factors:
1. Type
2. Color

Now, if I want to have subforums arranged by type first then child second, I would usually have this structure:

Arranged by Type of House
-apartment
Child boards (Color): Green, Blue, White
-duplex
Child boards (Color): Green, Blue, White
-mansion
Child boards (Color): Green, Blue, White

Okay, suppose that I want to also make a reverse category search. In this case, the parent board is color and then the child boards are the types of houses:

Arranged by Color
-Green
Child boards (type of house): apartment, duplex, mansion
-White
Child boards (type of house): apartment, duplex, mansion
-Blue
Child boards (type of house): apartment, duplex, mansion

My question is, how can I arranged a forum like that so that I don't have to create two seperate threads about the same house?

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If my question wasn't clear, suppose that I have a house called "batcave" ;D. Now, Batcave is a mansion and the color is blue.

In the first arrangement, the thread would be located in Mansion->Blue->Batcave
In the second arrangement, the thead would be located in Blue->Mansion->Batcave

How can I point (or mirror) the second Batcave thread to the first Batcave thread?

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