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Who Has Read A Thread

Discussion in 'Add-on Releases [Archive]' started by Dao Hoang Son, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. Dao Hoang Son

    Dao Hoang Son Member

    Who Has Read A Thread
    Ideas from ragtek Thread Reader

    No thing really fancy, this addon displays the list of users who have read a thread. The key thing is you do not need to edit the template system (which means you can go ahead and upgrade XenForo anytime). Also, you have several positions to choose. I also added 2 display modes: username mode and avatar mode. Also, user visibility is taken into consideration ;)

    Hope you like it :)

    Change logs
    • 0.9.3
      • Supported XenForo 1.1
    • 0.9.2
      • Added one more position as requested
    • 0.9.1
      • Permissions to view read users of a thread
      • Permissions to view read threads of a user (link available in member card only)
      • Option to display counter only (with overlay)
      • Option to prune the log
     

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  2. Veer

    Veer Well-Known Member

    Good work Dao, thumbs up!

    I have few suggestion/requests:
    1. Restrict the display to certain user groups.
    2. Restrict the display to a set number of days.
    3. Option to set who read data records to be cleaned out after xxx days.
    4. Option to turn on the who read cutoff date (reset) function.
    5. Option to allow thread author to view who read information.
     
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  3. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

    Thank you :)
     
  4. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    Nice work, Son
    I would second putting permission so only admin/specific usergroup can view this data.
    And if I click on a username, it will display a window of which thread that person has read. This is extremely useful.

    I have used a similar mod in VB
    http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=197487
     
  5. yavuz

    yavuz Well-Known Member

    These two I guess would have some priority. I'm going to install this add-on too. Thanks again.
     
  6. Dao Hoang Son

    Dao Hoang Son Member

    1. Done
    2. Done
    3. Done
    4. Err, not understand?
    5. Done
    Get the latest version man :D
     
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  7. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    Updated.
    Ok, the latest feature to implement is when click on a username/avatar on the list, instead of the membercard, it will display overlay a list of thread that person has read.
    Membercard provides me little additional value, while the proposed feature give me much needed look into if a certain member have read what i post.
     
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  8. Dao Hoang Son

    Dao Hoang Son Member

    Yeah, I got your point. The problem is it's quite complicated to display the threads in overlay (currently, I made use of the search system). So, that's it for now :D
     
  9. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    And instead of "Users who have read this thread", you can add "45 users who have read this thread".

    What are the * next to username means?
     
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  10. Dao Hoang Son

    Dao Hoang Son Member

    I can see that...
    Anyway, the asterisk means that user is currently not visible (but your account bypasses privacy settings so you can still see that user)
     
  11. yavuz

    yavuz Well-Known Member

    Dao Hoang Son, is it possible to make an option for display moving the field under the "Share This Page" or right above it?
     
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  12. Veer

    Veer Well-Known Member

    Well done, Dao. Your too fast :p

    Well the 4th request is the set/reset facility, that allows members to click on the 'set' link which then sets a personal 'cutoff' time - only showing who has read the thread after that time. The time can be reset as many times wanted, and also completely cleared again. When using this facility there is also a link to allow you to view a seperate list of all readers of the thread.
     
  13. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    Can you just clarify the Usage scenario ? Exactly why has this been useful ?
     
  14. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    +1 agreed.
    Just like this:
    You, cobra1162, Manu Ruiz Esteve and 4 others like this.
     
  15. yavuz

    yavuz Well-Known Member

  16. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I take it ... this could also works as a
    "Who has voted" as well ?
    or does that exist ?
     
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  17. Veer

    Veer Well-Known Member

    You can call it sort of advance option, we are running games in threads, and after finishing the 1st or 2nd half users would like to see who have read the current 3rd half. So if we set the date we can see the personalized result. This is an example of its usage, but this is really not a necessary option.

    There's another thing I would like to see, the time, when users have read thread last time.
     
  18. Veer

    Veer Well-Known Member

    This should be a core feature, I think vB has it.
     
  19. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I think it is a feature ... just the User Interface isn't intuitive.
    I'm researching this.
     
  20. Veer

    Veer Well-Known Member

    Yep, there's nothing at front end, but ACP has it.
     
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