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Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« on: November 13, 2017, 04:02:53 AM »
I don't remember how was possible to have the option to click a title of a topic in the board view to modify it! :)
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2017, 04:34:50 AM »
i use the "Edit All Message Titles" mod to change all post titles within a topic.

this may be of interest to you but i am not sure if this is what you want. i use it a lot though and it's one of my favorites !

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2017, 04:49:52 AM »
Double click in the box where a title is in the list of topics.

Little known feature.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2017, 07:00:07 AM »
Double click in the box where a title is in the list of topics.

Little known feature.

My question started from this feature.
In two other forums i Admin i can do it.
Not in the third one, and i can't understand why :)
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2017, 07:01:20 AM »
i use the "Edit All Message Titles" mod to change all post titles within a topic.

this may be of interest to you but i am not sure if this is what you want. i use it a lot though and it's one of my favorites !

http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=3739

Tks, useful mod.
It's not what I was searching, but it's a nice feature ;)
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2017, 07:27:43 AM »
Your third forum probably has some JavaScript that breaks it, or the theme doesn't support it. Hard to say without more information.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2017, 08:12:04 AM »
Your third forum probably has some JavaScript that breaks it, or the theme doesn't support it. Hard to say without more information.

All the three forum are configured in the exact same way.

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2017, 08:16:04 AM »
java is not the same as javascript.

all the forums have the same themes as well as the same mods if any installed?

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2017, 08:18:30 AM »
java is not the same as javascript.

all the forums have the same themes as well as the same mods if any installed?

Yeps, I meant Javascript.

Not all the same, but this third forum hasn't mods that the others forum haven't.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2017, 10:28:29 AM »
So, what's different between this one and the other two?
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2017, 10:29:25 AM »
So, what's different between this one and the other two?

I can't understand, this is the reason of my question :)
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2017, 10:32:03 AM »
I meant, are there themes on this one that aren't on the other?

If you go to the default theme (Curve), do you still have the problem?
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2017, 10:44:37 AM »
I meant, are there themes on this one that aren't on the other?

If you go to the default theme (Curve), do you still have the problem?

I just use Curve for all forums.

I remember that the option of click-to-modify was something not automatic working, but something I had to abilitate.
Maybe I remember bad.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2017, 05:36:58 PM »
I just use Curve for all forums.

I remember that the option of click-to-modify was something not automatic working, but something I had to abilitate.
Maybe I remember bad.

Using curve, been trying to double-click everywhere :O) no luck, any more info on how to make this work ?
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2017, 05:43:42 PM »
Assuming you don't have any JS issues or conflicts, going to the list of topics in a board and double clicking on the box where the topic title is will turn the title into a text box. Edit away and the click outside the box to save.

This has been a feature certainly since 2.0 and possibly even 1.1. I believe it still works in 2.1.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2017, 05:59:11 PM »
I believe it still works in 2.1.

it does.

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #16 on: November 13, 2017, 07:06:04 PM »
Assuming you don't have any JS issues or conflicts, going to the list of topics in a board and double clicking on the box where the topic title is will turn the title into a text box. Edit away and the click outside the box to save.

This has been a feature certainly since 2.0 and possibly even 1.1. I believe it still works in 2.1.

This only changes the title of the first post. the rest of the posts retain the unedited title.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #17 on: November 13, 2017, 10:59:15 PM »
That is correct... because every post has its own title
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #18 on: November 13, 2017, 11:12:24 PM »
If we're talking about message index, doesn't work on my 2.0 test install.

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2017, 04:39:24 AM »
Maybe it's my bug or something I can't understand :(

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2017, 05:09:09 AM »
If we're talking about message index, doesn't work on my 2.0 test install.


yes we are, double click on the area where the subject is and you should get a text box where you can edit the title.

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #21 on: November 14, 2017, 01:23:23 PM »
Workaround : moving the topic to another board will give you the options of changing its title plus the titles of all posts in that topic. Once done, move the topic back to its original board.   :)
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #22 on: November 14, 2017, 02:47:35 PM »
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... moving the topic to another board will give you the options of changing its title plus the titles of all posts in that topic. Once done, move the topic back to its original board.   :)

Thing is, that could generate a lot of notifications if the topic has subscribers watching it.

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2017, 03:03:28 PM »
Doesn't happen on any of my 2.0/2.1 installs in IE11 or FF56.


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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2017, 04:27:08 PM »
Interesting. Works on my regular forum with a multitude of mods but not on my test one. (Firefox)
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #25 on: November 15, 2017, 10:39:49 AM »
As far as I remember, quick moderation must be enabled for this to work. Try setting quick moderation to checkboxes in your Look and Layout settings.

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #26 on: November 15, 2017, 10:42:31 AM »
That might be it, I never go on an SMF where I don't change this settting. It's even useful for non moderators because then they can mark topics read in bulk without marking all read.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #27 on: November 15, 2017, 10:44:09 AM »
As far as I remember, quick moderation must be enabled for this to work. Try setting quick moderation to checkboxes in your Look and Layout settings.

i have mine set to icons and it works without issue.

changed to none and the feature stops working, changed back to icons and it works again.

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #28 on: November 15, 2017, 11:21:38 AM »
Works for me if set to checkboxes or icons.  Doesn't make much sense to have this feature hidden in a profile setting. :P

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #29 on: November 15, 2017, 11:34:20 AM »
Honestly I'd campaign for removing the choice and mandating checkboxes be on for everyone all the time but that's massively controversial and against the spirit of the project or something.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #30 on: November 15, 2017, 12:15:45 PM »
As far as I remember, quick moderation must be enabled for this to work. Try setting quick moderation to checkboxes in your Look and Layout settings.

That's definitely it (checkboxes or icons). Thanks.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2017, 12:35:56 PM »
Works for me if set to checkboxes or icons.  Doesn't make much sense to have this feature hidden in a profile setting. :P
Agreed. Any reason for that?

Honestly I'd campaign for removing the choice and mandating checkboxes be on for everyone all the time but that's massively controversial and against the spirit of the project or something.
Could have it on as default, at least. Need to check if it isn't already on 2.1, or I had to enable it...

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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #32 on: November 15, 2017, 02:12:16 PM »
Making it default to on is good. Then maybe that'll set the precedent that a sane default that almost no-one changes can be safely removed.
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Re: Clicking title of a topic (in board view) to modify it
« Reply #33 on: November 15, 2017, 10:17:21 PM »
Works the same in 2.1.