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Conversation Manager

Discussion in 'Add-on Releases [Archive]' started by Syndol, Dec 28, 2011.

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  1. Syndol

    Syndol Guest

    About:
    This add-on has two elements to it:​
    The first is Conversation Participants
    The second is inline Conversation Management
    Conversation Participants provides you with a quick view of the participants in both the conversation pop-up menu, as well as on the conversation list page.​
    Should a conversation have more participants than can be displayed, a '... and x more' link will be available to you which opens an overlay with a list of all the participants.​
    Conversation Management provides you with an inline ability to select multiple conversations and then performing one of three available actions on them.​
    These actions are 'Leave' a conversation, 'Mark as Read', and 'Mark as Unread'.​
    Features:
    • Ability to toggle between viewing the participants as Usernames (text based) or Avatars (image based). This is done by clicking the word 'Participants' underneath the conversation start date.
    • Ability to view all participants in an overlay by clicking the word 'Participants' in the 'Reply' column.
    • Option to display the last poster's avatar in the 'Last Post' column. (set via ACP)
    • Inline selection of conversations for for performing certain actions on them.
    Installation:
    1. Upload the 'ConvMan' folder located in the attached 'Upload/library', to your 'library' folder on your server.
    2. From within your admin control panel's 'Appearance' tab, select 'Templates' and open 'conversation_list'. Replace it's contents with the one provided in the attached 'Templates' folder.
    3. Repeat the same process for template 'conversation_list_item'.
    4. Repeat the same process for template 'conversation_list_popup_item'.
    5. From within your admin control panel's 'Development' tab, import the included .xml file ('addon-ConvMan_100.xml')
    Upgrade: from Conversation Participants​
    1. Uninstall Conversation Participants and remove all files from your server
    2. Follow above Install instructions for the new Conversation Manager
    Translations:
    I hope you find this add-on useful.​
    Syndol​
    If you like this add-on, why not check out my other one named Bookmarks
     

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  2. Dynamic

    Dynamic Well-Known Member

    Awesome!

    I have no idea why this is not in the core. Well done dude! Thank you so much :D
     
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  3. Morgain

    Morgain Well-Known Member

    Think the team is just too busy with bigger stuff for this to be built in yet. It's only a bit over a year.

    Thanks Syndol this is a VERY useful add-on.
     
  4. Trekkan

    Trekkan Well-Known Member

    Very nice, thanks!
     
  5. Deepmartini

    Deepmartini Well-Known Member

    This should be in core. Xenforo please add it.
     
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  6. Robbo

    Robbo Well-Known Member

    Yep obviously something that should be core.
     
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  7. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

    Good idea :)

    ps: This should be integrated into xenforo
     
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  8. giorgino

    giorgino Well-Known Member

     
  9. kkm323

    kkm323 Well-Known Member

    thanks for sharing this useful mod. It should be added to the core
     
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  10. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    +Core.
    +Cool.

    I definitely like the people listed in this view.
    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Deepmartini

    Deepmartini Well-Known Member

    The less mods we have to use the better. More pieces to break. Please include this in core. This is a stunning example of user interface design, from the Xenforo community. I suggest this be fast-tracked into the next version.
     
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  12. giorgino

    giorgino Well-Known Member

    +1
     
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  13. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

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  14. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    why not show the "Mini-Me" (small avatars) instead of the username in this screen (for "Participants:" and also for "Last Post") ?
    when hovering over the "Mini-Me", it should show the username and when clicking it should open-up the user-set-card.

    this would be much more intuitive and also give a quicker overview for the user.
     
  15. Deepmartini

    Deepmartini Well-Known Member

    I like that idea! Checkout the quotes with avatars mod and you will see how powerful this would be! http://xenforo.com/community/threads/quotes-with-avatars.24299/

    Please add this option to this mod.
     
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  16. Syndol

    Syndol Guest

    While the idea of using avatars sounds good in theory, the reality is that it just does not look all that great:

    Picture 3.png Picture 4.png
    Also, if they have no avatar, you will not know who they are until you hover over their default image.
     
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  17. principia

    principia Well-Known Member

    This is a nice addon.
    I have an idea: put it in the core ;)
     
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  18. Deepmartini

    Deepmartini Well-Known Member

    Version 2 actually doesn't look that bad. Maybe include it an as option and people can click if they want it or not?
     
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  19. Syndol

    Syndol Guest

    Is this any better:

    Picture 1.png
     
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  20. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    Keep in mind that the majority of users won't have avatar so you will see a row of default avatars which defeat the purpose of visual identification.
     
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