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Theme picker ordered by name

Started by Arantor, May 21, 2022, 09:07:10 AM

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Arantor

This might seem a bit petty but I'd like the theme picker in the profile organised by name rather than by install order.

I found myself needing to rebuild my theme demos site for reasons, so I'm reinstalling all the themes again and it's not helpful that it's not in alphabetical order (since I didn't get the themes installed in alphabetical order for reasons)
Perhaps it would have been better if I'd simply never bothered. Y'all clearly would be less unhappy that way.

FrizzleFried

FWIW I've found that installing Tiny Portal primarily for the Theme Picker box works awesome for me in my sandbox.  Going in to profile to change theme gets tiring when testing them, etc.  Maybe a theme-picker similar to that accessible directly from the profile drop-down would be of benefit...

Arantor

I'd have to go scratching about for that, I'm 50 themes in on my 1.1 test site and I don't know if there's a version of TP still about for 1.1. (And I know that SP's theme picker needs hacking to make it work the way I want, I remember this from last time)

But in any case, I can imagine several ways of grouping themes, and not one of them would be order of install; either by name or configurable by the admin to group them together by some other criteria. I could see ordering themes together by hue if you had a lot of themes, but if they were organised by name, that would let the admin do something with them if nothing else (since themes can be renamed by the admin)

For context: I'm rebuilding https://smfthemedemos.levertine.org/index.php?media/ with screenshots of themes... the 50 themes I mentioned are just Bloc's 1.1 themes. That's before we get to Bloc's 2.0 themes, the entire DzinerStudio back catalogue or anything else. (I mostly keep it as a curated catalogue of themes for design inspiration.)
Perhaps it would have been better if I'd simply never bothered. Y'all clearly would be less unhappy that way.

Antechinus

Quote from: Arantor on May 21, 2022, 10:10:35 AMI'd have to go scratching about for that, I'm 50 themes in on my 1.1 test site and I don't know if there's a version of TP still about for 1.1
I have the ancient TP 0.9.8.3 still stashed on desktop. You're welcome to a copy if you want it.

But anyway yes, themes ordered by name would be a good thing.

Arantor

Thanks, though I did get all the images uploaded from BlocWeb and DzinerStudio - don't need the 1.x versions for now unless I find a stash of 1.x themes to upload and screenshot :)
Perhaps it would have been better if I'd simply never bothered. Y'all clearly would be less unhappy that way.

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