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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2012, 09:03:50 PM »
Ok, this is the final.

The top table shows what icons are available at all in the stars_folder. It lists what icon membergroups and post groups uses, as well as telling you if a membergroup is missing an icon for a specefic theme.
If you look closely (friend), you can see that each theme can has its own icons ;)

If a group is missing its icon in any theme, a red warning shows below the table with the name(s) of the groups and a lin to edit the groups.

You delete an image by doubleclicking on it. It will only delete that image in that theme, not in all themes.
You copy an image, by dragging it to the empty spot (Image Missing or N.A spots) and it will be copied there.
Both actions above, will ask you if you want to continue.

You upload a new icon in the bottom. You can choose to upload the icon to all themes at once, or chose individual themes. You can rename the file in the upload process, so you don't have to rename it on your PC first. You can't convert it to another format, though!
By checking the "Overwrite existing file(s)", you will overwrite any present file that exists. If it isn't checked, it will only upload to themes where the image is not present.
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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #21 on: November 15, 2012, 03:20:46 PM »
nice screen shots.... are you going to contribute the code to the branch/trunk?
Commited. Only, I haven't created the subfolder and moved the icons there, because I can't figure out how to move files and create folders within Github.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #22 on: November 15, 2012, 03:34:34 PM »
TBH I think having double click for deletion is not a good idea. Double click is usually the way of opening files, not deleting them, so I think we should stick with what people will expect. Having a delete icon or something would be better IMO. That's a small detail though and easy enough to change.

Personally I don't really care if Spuds wants to use this or not. If it works without bugs it's fine with me, but if it doesn't make the cut I wont miss it. :)

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #23 on: November 15, 2012, 03:46:05 PM »
I thought about adding a delete link or image and a copy link or image for those features, but it went to look to cluttered. So I made it like I did.

I see no issues with the way I did it, though. One would never doubleclick an image for any reason i a table, except if they knew they could do it. And you are also asked if you want to do it! No big issue.
However, it is very easy to add a link or an image instead, takes one line of code extra!

Maybe you won't miss it, but you will love the fact that you can now just click the image in a membergroup profile, to change it and see what images are available. And don't tell me you in the future will use FTP to upload new images, when you can do it with a few clicks... unless you also prefere to upload new smiles the same way!
I'm sure you just need to try it live to get your stubborn Australian head to like it ;) Test account can be PM'ed.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2012, 07:16:47 PM »
Y'know TBH, I think what would be far more useful to most people is a menu manager. Editing arrays is a freaky thing for a lot of admins, even if people like us can do it in their sleep. It's also something that needs to be done relatively frequently, particularly compared to things like changing group icons.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #25 on: November 18, 2012, 08:22:01 PM »
That would be usefull too. And not to hard to do, really. Those menu editors I've seen, overcomplicates things IMO.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #26 on: November 18, 2012, 08:48:07 PM »
Icons can be deleted by simply doubleclicking on them.

New icons can be uploaded to all themes or individual ones. They can be renamed during upload and you can decide if you want to replace existing files.

Only needs a copy system now.

But why am I doing all this? I can't even make a mod out of it (and won't)?! Guess I'm just bored!

Have you thought of adding this to the request mods forum. It sounds like a good idea. Sense your topic and my topic were merged. No one is commenting on my topic. If you know how to create mods. Then I wish you would add this option to a mod. It would be so cool if SMF would add this in as part of the source code.

My idea what to list all the ranks in a drop down list and then pick the one you wanted to use. With out remembering the file name.

The icons is your ideas. and I think it would be worth a shoot to try. And include the images all so in that folder all so.

See again the other idea i had was to put these images, Ranks and icons in there own folder. don't mix them up in one folder. Then have a section that where we can, Add,edit and delete these images. as well as the ranks all so. That would be a cool mod to add. Like I said before. I hate having to have to guess at the file name.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #27 on: November 18, 2012, 08:57:51 PM »
No, I'm not going to add this as a mod. But I made a pull request to the SMF 2.1 branch, which basically means the team just has to accept that and it will be part of the next SMF version.
If they don't, well then I just wasted my time. No big deal, but I wouldn't understand it. To me, this isn't a feature request, it's just finishing something that was clearly never finished.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #28 on: November 18, 2012, 09:28:34 PM »
No, I'm not going to add this as a mod. But I made a pull request to the SMF 2.1 branch, which basically means the team just has to accept that and it will be part of the next SMF version.
If they don't, well then I just wasted my time. No big deal, but I wouldn't understand it. To me, this isn't a feature request, it's just finishing something that was clearly never finished.

I agree, It should be added sense SMF doesn't have any thing like this.
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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #29 on: November 18, 2012, 09:49:08 PM »
You can see here how it works: http://youtu.be/AKI5RZB_JFw

I asume by rank icons, you mean post group & membergroup icons.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #30 on: November 18, 2012, 09:56:14 PM »
You can see here how it works: http://youtu.be/AKI5RZB_JFw

I asume by rank icons, you mean post group & membergroup icons.

Well when you setup ranks for each group. It's in the "Users Ranks" or "Stars" If you modify a group. You will see what I have in this image below. I just want a drop down combow box to pick the image or rank I want to use. No more guessing.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #31 on: November 18, 2012, 10:03:24 PM »
Well, that textbox is what I have replaced with a "drop-out" and using, in the first part of the video.

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Re: [2.1] Upload / delete / separate folder for stars
« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2012, 10:06:42 PM »
Well, that textbox is what I have replaced with a "drop-out" and using, in the first part of the video.

Yes I know, I saw that. That's what I want.
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