Custom fieldsets in new topic

dorje

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Custom fieldsets in new topic
« on May 1st, 2011, 05:00 PM »
Hi! :)

Let me explain what I mean... 

I'm using posts with defined "structure" of content (here an example of such a post), that let me with a simple query select all first messages of this board to parse data and use in other ways (so, I'm using posts like database tables in fact).

Here is the result: http://home.artistimarziali.org/?page=scuole

So, I'm thinking that it can be a great idea to define some kind of "board template" (with the post strucure prepared: now the users have to do a copy & paste) or better the possibility to define, for topic start, not the classic input form with the textarea, but a form with customizable fieldsets, that will write the post in the correct manner.

I'm thinking to write a mod to do that on smf - what do you think about? I think that this system will be useful in many ways.... Like maybe support boards (to force users to compile certain fields for example).

I don't know if this can be a default feature for the wedge core, but I'm sure it can be a useful mod. :)
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Re: Custom fieldsets in new topic
« Reply #1, on May 1st, 2011, 05:01 PM »
There's already a mod for that in SMF; it's called the Custom Form mod.

Can't see it being a core feature, nice enough mod though.
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Re: Custom fieldsets in new topic
« Reply #3, on May 1st, 2011, 06:44 PM »
We kind of did that in AeMe and I was thinking of doing something for topics as well...

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Re: Custom fieldsets in new topic
« Reply #4, on May 1st, 2011, 09:27 PM »
Quote from Arantor on May 1st, 2011, 05:01 PM
There's already a mod for that in SMF; it's called the Custom Form mod.

Can't see it being a core feature, nice enough mod though.
oh
if the wedge will support custom forms [1]
it would be cool

 1. sometimes necessary to ask users to a message template
- more than just a forum <br />sorry for my english

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Re: Custom fieldsets in new topic
« Reply #5, on May 1st, 2011, 09:57 PM »
For the second time... It will be something that can be tackled as a mod rather than as a core feature.

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Re: Custom fieldsets in new topic
« Reply #6, on May 2nd, 2011, 10:11 PM »
hm
that I wrote that I want to see it's mostly functional?
even as a mod
but still cool