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  Reply # 705535 24-Oct-2012 10:16 Send private message

Behodar:
allan: I'm also seeing the "Set Answer" button in a topic I created, but I'm not a trusted user, only a subscriber.

Is that intentional?

Yes. You're the OP and are therefore in the list that MF posted above :)


Duh!!! I missed the OP bit Embarassed

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  Reply # 705536 24-Oct-2012 10:16 Send private message

allan: I'm also seeing the "Set Answer" button in a topic I created, but I'm not a trusted user, only a subscriber.

Is that intentional?


In topics you create you're the OP so that makes sense.

EDIT: oops too slow... this is turning into stackoverflow :P


Basically the OP, Trusted users and Moderators can set (or reset) a reply as the answer for a topic.

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  Reply # 705675 24-Oct-2012 13:20 Send private message

One point, can the colour of the selected answer bit be something other than black on yellow? Yellow is a pretty harsh colour, so even if it's just toned down it'd be a bit easier on the eyes.

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  Reply # 705690 24-Oct-2012 13:33 Send private message

Great idea.

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  Reply # 705711 24-Oct-2012 14:26 Send private message

might be a good feature, but in terms of visualization. red is NO-NO color and having it on the left hand side is destructing from main content. would totally avoid it. and probably ban that red in adblock :)



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  Reply # 705746 24-Oct-2012 15:31 Send private message

Kyanar: One point, can the colour of the selected answer bit be something other than black on yellow? Yellow is a pretty harsh colour, so even if it's just toned down it'd be a bit easier on the eyes.


Give me a colour and I will try...





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  Reply # 705752 24-Oct-2012 15:38 Send private message

freitasm:
Kyanar: One point, can the colour of the selected answer bit be something other than black on yellow? Yellow is a pretty harsh colour, so even if it's just toned down it'd be a bit easier on the eyes.


Give me a colour and I will try...



Shot in the dark, something around #FFFFA6 if you want to stick with yellow.  Or possibly the same yellow as you use on the info box above the editor on the post reply screen (#FFF0A5 ?)

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  Reply # 705762 24-Oct-2012 15:52 Send private message

http://www.color-hex.com/color/e9e8e2

#bab9b4 - I suggest just making the bg colour of that given post a shade of the normal bg colour.





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  Reply # 706137 25-Oct-2012 10:22 Send private message

How does a user become trusted?




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  Reply # 706153 25-Oct-2012 10:44 Send private message

Usually they have met one of the moderators in person (you know, for that free beer they get from happy users), or approach one of us during the Geekzone Pizza and ask. Some are implicitly trusted when getting a work tag.




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  Reply # 706189 25-Oct-2012 11:40 Send private message

I offered to buy you a beer the other day!




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  Reply # 706191 25-Oct-2012 11:40 Send private message

Meh, I go to the GZ Pizza evenings for the pizza. And the Gelato... pity they're only once a year unless you feel like travelling to a different city!

I'm liking the new colour by the way, thanks for that!  Much easier on the eyes.



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  Reply # 706206 25-Oct-2012 12:03 Send private message

I have made a couple of small changed:

- a longer message for the reply marked as answer, including the user who marked it;
- a box around the reply marked as answer to stand out against all other replies.

Note that we log all the set/reset actions. If this is abused by anyone then we will make sure that we reset the answer and warn/ban the user. You're welcome to vote in your own reply, but only if it's the actual answer - we gave Trusted status for a reason folks...






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  Reply # 708303 29-Oct-2012 11:55 Send private message

I have released an updated version of this script that now allows multiple answers to a single discussion.





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  Reply # 710494 1-Nov-2012 16:30 Send private message

Great feature, I agree with the suggestions to make it searchable...
Apologies for the set/reset, haven't logged in while I was away!




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