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Implemented Move single posts directly to an existing thread

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Stuart Wright, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Stuart Wright

    Stuart Wright Well-Known Member

    There is an option to move a post from an existing thread into a new thread.
    But I can't see the option to move it into an existing thread.
    Is this functionality missing? Because we need it.
     
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  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Currently you have to move the post to the forum as a new thread and then merge it with the other thread.
     
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  3. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    I have moved this thread to suggestions, as it is a needed feature.
     
  4. BamaStangGuy

    BamaStangGuy Well-Known Member

    It just seems odd this would be over looked... I realize its Beta but hopefully we see this in Beta 2...
     
    Peggy likes this.
  5. twollert

    twollert Active Member

    At the moment

    It would be nice if I could move single posts directly to an existing thread (without the merge).
     
  6. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Am I missing this option somewhere?

    You can move posts into a new thread but not seemingly into an existing thread?
     
  7. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It's a 2 step process.

    Move them to a new thread, then merge the threads.
     
  8. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Cheers

    Why is "merge threads" not available from the thread tools dropdown within a thread?
     
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  9. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It's only available from the tools on the main list view, not within a thread.
     
  10. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Yeah I realised that, was just wondering why as you'd expect it to be available from within the thread tools dropdown. Maybe move this to suggestions?
     
  11. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Which is the suggestion?

    To be able to move posts from one thread directly to another?

    Or for the merge threads option to be available within the thread tools dropdown?
     
  12. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Both I guess?

    It's a bit surprising that the basic functionality isn't available and the alternative is a 2-step process which seems a bit inelegant.
     
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  13. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    Very much needed, I'd consider it a core function. From all my suggestions, this is definitely priority 1.
     
  14. Lykke

    Lykke Well-Known Member

    Is this possible now?

    I created a new thread - and need an older thread merged into that but with the NEW first post and not the old ones first.

    I know this was a problem with vB - it would automatically choose the oldest post to be the first posts and merge the others in to fit with the dates ... But that's not what I need.

    Suggestions before I try and f** it all up? :)

    Thanks
     
  15. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Nothing has changed.

    It's still a two step process to move posts from one thread to another and posts are still sorted on date order.
     
  16. Lykke

    Lykke Well-Known Member

    aww :cry: oh well - thanks for fast reply tho :)
     
  17. Bellinis

    Bellinis Active Member

    Very much needed! Please add this to the core :rolleyes:
     
  18. Jazzyname

    Jazzyname Member

    i have 'liked' the OP as a vote indication, i have had to split off threads to there own also. after 15 plus years of running my board, i really would be lost without that feature to control conversations in an orderly fashion

    +1


    from here too, seem that there are two thread [similar in nature]about the same.
    http://xenforo.com/community/threads/copy-a-post.11664
     
  19. Hugo Santos

    Hugo Santos Active Member

    This is a must have feature.
    Hope devs include this (y)
     
  20. vij

    vij Active Member

    Its alarming to see that a basic feature like 'moving posts' is in the 'suggestions' section for almost 2 years with no fix or even a response from the staff. This should be a standard feature no?
     

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