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item count support for RM?

Discussion in 'Resource and Add-on Discussions' started by Shelley, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

  2. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    What would you want the item count to reflect exactly? New resources? Updates?
  3. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    I think I would want both if that is possible. Perhaps a red alert for new resources and possibly another colour for updates but i guess they wouldn't need to be different colours to help distinguish if it follows the alert systems guidelines where you get info via the dropdown. But Both if possible, would that even be possible?

    I just noticed that there have been issues with item count support after looking in the bug reports so perhaps this is the reason why we haven't seen anything yet.
  4. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    The system is designed to support a single number.
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  5. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Ah thanks for the info. I wasn't sure so we could potentially see many variations of the item count being used whether that would be for alerts or updates or something else i haven't thought of. Pending i read your post correctly.
  6. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    The system is built where you can specify a single number that gets placed in the red bubble, which is styled like the alerts / conversations bubble. This means that add-ons cannot have say a blue bubble for new resources and a red bubble for updates. Its just the single red bubble.
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  7. Dan

    Dan Well-Known Member

    Yea, i got inspired by this post and it's working if there's a subnavigation:)

    Even for the RM it would work, but i can't see any usage
    Updated Resource => you'll get a xf alert
    New Resource => wouldn't this be annoying to members, because most aren't interested in all resources

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  8. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    I think an indicator showing on the tab (on index) would be useful personally when a new resource is posted but on the chance it could be irritating for others in the user cp you could have an option (checkbox) which a user can tick and not receive alerts for new resource submissions. :)

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