Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots

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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #120, on June 9th, 2013, 06:22 PM »
So it finally annoyed me that we don't have an icon for modify buttons, we've been using either the save icon or the tick icon and finally it grated on me enough.

I'm amenable to the colour and the icon changing, I just had to do *something* with it.

(icon = wrench.png from Fugue, background colour is #f3f3c8)

As you can see I haven't yet pulled it to every button, but you get to see the before/after shot of it, as such.

@Nao, yes, so far I have actually modified index.css because it's in a bunch of places, and I wasn't sure whether mana.css would be loaded in those places or not. I haven't done any analysis or anything on figuring out whether it's smaller or not yet. It may be that we move it back to mana.css where I originally had it...

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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #121, on June 12th, 2013, 03:51 AM »
This would all be so much easier if categories were really boards with a different presentation... #justsayin
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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #122, on June 12th, 2013, 10:20 AM »
Quote from Arantor on June 12th, 2013, 03:51 AM
This would all be so much easier if categories were really boards with a different presentation... #justsayin
IPB or vB used to or still is that way might have been a reason for that.
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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #124, on June 14th, 2013, 12:29 PM »
Wow, @Arantor! I am pleasantly surprised that you remembered the idea – and actually made it, too. :)

Agreed on the categories bit. A friend of mine has this RPG forum where boards are archived on a frequent basis (story/game based) and as a result he has about 800+ boards now, having run the site since 2006, I'm sure.

Sidenote: the above was actually one of the main reasons for the inclusion of the max-height attribute on the board list by category in the admin centre. Not the ideal solution, but 2.0 RC stage was too late to change the interface drastically, as you can probably imagine.
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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #125, on June 14th, 2013, 04:32 PM »
Well, I'm using a third party module for the actual nested-sortable behaviour and making that play nice has been interesting.

Making categories into physical boards has some interesting consequences. Firstly it means you'd be able to toggle visibility of an entire category quite easily (though of course, view/enter per board still applies), secondly it would mean ensuring we have proper capabilities for handling multiple board types.

But it would also complicate the matters around {query_see_board} which we're still using and it is still partly a bottleneck in things.
Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #126, on August 23rd, 2013, 02:11 AM »
I've been slacking with Wedge stuff for various reasons. But here's what I'm doing this evening. It's broken, sure, but it's what I'm doing anyway.

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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #128, on August 23rd, 2013, 03:37 AM »
So I have a bit more done on it, giving all the navigation that is needed. (first screenshot)

The only problem is that in other languages, the longer terminology makes it wrap - see second screenshot. Personally I'm not *that* bothered but I thought I'd outline it anyway just in case anyone was curious what it looked like in that situation (and might have other ideas)

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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #129, on August 23rd, 2013, 04:03 AM »
Oh, and by the way, now that that screenshot covers all the navigation items on the menu, guess what! The 'My Messages' menu item is now GONE.

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Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #131, on August 23rd, 2013, 05:22 AM »
Something like that, yes :D

Now I just have to make it actually display unread messages and also do the preview thing.
Re: Miscellaneous/WIP screenshots
« Reply #133, on August 23rd, 2013, 07:12 PM »
OK, so now I've implemented that, I feel like taking on the next aspect of doing this, but I'm afraid that the extra code might give @Nao a sort of digital heart attack...

See, the next thing I want to add is another dropdown like those, but in front of the notifications area, which has the user's name and maybe avatar (in tiny form) and the popup includes their avatar and various links to the profile stuff. Means we'll be able to reorganise the profile better and do all kinds of funky with it. Especially if I'll eventually be able to do modal popups with reqwin ;)

But I don't really want to write a third copy of all the code (which will be different *again*) :(