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Topic # 111987 21-Nov-2012 22:35 Send private message

I've had a bunch of PMs lately, especially for master splitter installs (sorry those who have PM'd me, I will get back to you).
Those who run their own business will understand how much time you end up corresponding with customers etc, and how easy it is to lose track of who's who and what conversation you had with who.

Anyway, whilst trolling through my PMs to see who I have replied to, and who I need to update etc, I thought this would work so much better with a conversation type view; i.e. where I can click on a message and see all the replies (both sides) with that person.



So there you have it, a feature request to make PMs easier to read.

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  Reply # 721033 21-Nov-2012 22:54 Send private message

Sounds good...




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  Reply # 721096 22-Nov-2012 08:31 Send private message

I will have a look. It may not be a complete email system. And then again it could. It takes time to do these but I as thinking before about a filter option to show only PMs to/from a specific user - adding conversation would be easy but only for new PMs since there isn't a link between messages in the old system.







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  Reply # 721097 22-Nov-2012 08:34 Send private message

Thanks for looking into this; look forward to seeing what you can do. Even if it applies for new PM's, that will be great moving forward.
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Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
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  Reply # 721098 22-Nov-2012 08:35 Send private message

Just for an idea, we have right now 231,785 messages between users in our database...

Yes, people here send a lot of PMs.




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  Reply # 721105 22-Nov-2012 08:50 Send private message

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231,785 messages? Unrealised advertising opportunity there freitasm ; ).

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  Reply # 721107 22-Nov-2012 08:51 Send private message

Good joke. Sarcasm aside, you do realise we don't serve ads in any of the SSL pages, right? This includes the Messages and Profile pages.




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  Reply # 721119 22-Nov-2012 08:58 Send private message

Yes, messages are very fast. Personally I have no objection to advertising appearing in that area.

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  Reply # 721315 22-Nov-2012 13:57 Send private message

All PMs are now recording conversations. 

I will change the pages to show previous messages later today.





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  Reply # 721351 22-Nov-2012 14:42 Send private message

Done, released in production now.






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  Reply # 737810 27-Dec-2012 20:15 Send private message

Cheers for this change. Working well.

I have another request now too if possible. A message signature would be great! Save me always cutting and paste this when I need it. Would like the option on including / not including on a per message basis.

If this is too tricky, that's ok.
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Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com

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