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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by papercoffee » Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:28 am

Ok something is off.
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it works in other forums
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or for certain people as it seems ...what the hey??!!

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by TankBeef » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:28 pm

Ok...let me try

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by TankBeef » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:30 pm

Did it work?

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by TankBeef » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:31 pm

:wth:

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by esnesi » Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:59 pm

Opposite worlds here ;p

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by papercoffee » Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:11 pm

totally
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Now is it working!!

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by Buggie » Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:13 pm

Maybe better
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Join with date since last update?
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Rather this doubtful blue thing?

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by papercoffee » Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:45 pm

The green time stamp is in my opinion unnecessary.
But an indicator that those posts are merged is needed.
  • =MERGED POST=
Or would be just another colour enough?

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by TankBeef » Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:58 pm

papercoffee wrote:
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:47 pm
But an indicator that those posts are merged is needed.
Yes, I agree. That said, I will still edit my posts as much as I can, just to avoid that intruder. :lol2:

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by Buggie » Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:01 pm

100% need add newline before and after.
Or we get this mess:
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Also what about attachments? All OK?
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Look like all OK. Good. Gooood.
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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by EvilGrins » Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:16 pm

So...
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...did it...
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Hey, this could be fun!
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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by papercoffee » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:02 pm

The only important thing is that people who can't read the rules are now forced to have their content merged ...without me always admonish them for double-posts.
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You can delete the little indicator to make your posts prettier ...but then you are already aware that you could edit it.

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by Buggie » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:08 pm

Yep.
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Good note.


What about newline before and after, for avoid mess in source code of post?
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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by Feralidragon » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:53 pm

In case you want the merge to look good, here's my take on what you could do:
  1. Add the horizontal line BBCode to the forum, which should look like something like this: [hr][/hr] (it's also useful for normal posts for some cases, look it up);
  2. Make the "merged" text more discrete below the horizontal line, with a smaller size, like so: [size=75]Automatically merged[/size].
I don't think it needs to be very fancy, to not take away too much attention from the posts themselves, so it should be clear, but at the same time as discrete and simple as possible, imho.
If you can use HTML and not only BBCode, you can do the horizontal line with the HTML tag directly: <hr>.

In the end it would look like something similar to this:


POST 1

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Automatically merged

POST 2

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Re: Auto merging of posts enabled to prevent double posting

Post by papercoffee » Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:22 pm

The default wasn't even BBCode {L_MERGE_SEPARATOR} <=what is this?.

It's calling a function in the code of the merger. That's all I got out of this.