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XF 1.2 Ignore moderator of one forum

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Live Free, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. Live Free

    Live Free Active Member

    Is it possible, and if so, how, to allow users to ignore someone who's set as a moderator of a one particular forum but not marked as staff, in the moderating usergroup, and aren't set as a super moderator.

    I have a situation where a member had someone on ignore, and the person who was ignored took a volunteer position that made them a moderator of one of our sub-forums. Since XF seems to consider this person as staff, the user who was previously ignoring this member no longer can.

    Is there an easy remedy?
     
  2. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    I think it's a user group permission where you can allow or disallow members to ignore staff.
     
  3. Live Free

    Live Free Active Member

    I thought so too (I know I've seen it before!) but I can't find it anywhere.
     
  4. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    If they are not marked as staff, they should be able to be ignored. Otherwise, the system prevents it. You will need an add-on to change that behavior.
     
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  5. Live Free

    Live Free Active Member

    So does being a "Content Moderator" of a sub-forum count as being marked as staff? Because "Display as staff" is unchecked for the user in question.
     
  6. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Have you attempted to ignore the moderator yourself to see if you can? I do not know off hand if that counts.
     
  7. Live Free

    Live Free Active Member

    Just tried from a test account, Ignore isn't there for users marked only as Content Moderators. :/

    Does anyone know of a solution or of an existing add-on for situations like this?
     
  8. Live Free

    Live Free Active Member

    Maybe I could set it so the moderator user has the complaining member on ignore? Anyone know how to do that, set a user to ignore another user?
     
  9. Martok

    Martok Well-Known Member

    Ignoring only works in one direction. So if a moderator ignores a user, only the moderator won't see the user's posts, not the other way around.
     
  10. Live Free

    Live Free Active Member

    I still think this would help reduce the tension and would be a crude solution. Any idea how to do do this?
     
  11. Martok

    Martok Well-Known Member

    The moderator would add the user to their ignore list.

    It won't reduce any tension though because you say it is a member who has a problem with a moderator so the moderator ignoring them won't make any difference, the member will still see all of the moderator's posts.
     

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