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iBlue
May 24, 2007, 04:41 AM
Idea:

Is it possible to integrate a kind of marker for threads you've replied to in forum spy? (like how it's done on the forums with these http://images.macrumors.com/vb/images/statusicon/thread_dot_hot_new.gif and such) ?

PlaceofDis
May 24, 2007, 04:55 AM
a current workaround is to auto-subscribe to threads you've posted in, even without email notification (i have it set to this) and as such there'll be a checkbox marking your subscribed threads and subsequently, ones you've posted in.

kretzy
May 24, 2007, 04:57 AM
I remember when it was first introduced and people were requesting this (including myself) and someone came up with the very clever suggestion of changing your settings to subscribe to any thread you've posted in. The result in ForumSpy being a little tick next to the thread title.

Edit: Beaten by PoD! But I'll throw in a pic for good measure...

siurpeeman
May 24, 2007, 05:02 AM
a current workaround is to auto-subscribe to threads you've posted in, even without email notification (i have it set to this) and as such there'll be a checkbox marking your subscribed threads and subsequently, ones you've posted in.

oooohhhhhhhhh, that's what those check marks are. i feel somewhat silly about the things i thought they could have been. :o

iBlue
May 24, 2007, 05:44 AM
Ah, that's handy. Still would be nice to have that feature without subscribing. I'm not so picky though.
thanks :)

edit: I actually don't see where to "auto subscribe" anywhere in my user CP, only how to be notified. :o <shrugs>

gavd
May 24, 2007, 05:59 AM
Ah, that's handy. Still would be nice to have that feature without subscribing. I'm not so picky though.
thanks :)

edit: I actually don't see where to "auto subscribe" anywhere in my user CP, only how to be notified. :o <shrugs>

Go to the User CP and select Edit Options.

iBlue
May 24, 2007, 06:07 AM
Go to the User CP and select Edit Options.
I did, of course. It was not there. There is no auto subcribe option anywhere in my user CP.

PlaceofDis
May 24, 2007, 06:07 AM
User CP>Edit Options>Messaging and Subscriptions, its a dropdown, pick your flavor. :D (mine's just set to no email notification)

edit: peekture!

gavd
May 24, 2007, 06:10 AM
I did, of course. It was not there. There is no auto subcribe option anywhere in my user CP.

Seems very strange then as I have that option and PlaceofDis does too so I don't know why you haven't. Can't think of any other way of finding it.

iBlue
May 24, 2007, 06:11 AM
User CP>Edit Options>Messaging and Subscriptions, its a dropdown, pick your flavor. :D (mine's just set to no email notification)

I've done that but if there is supposed to be an option for auto subscription I don't see it. It's in default.
Perhaps the default is auto subscription but I'm not seeing threads I've posted in showing in my subscribed threads.

screensho

edit: right, ok apparently default is auto-subscribe. I was looking for another option box to auto-subscribe and such.

swiftaw
May 24, 2007, 06:13 AM
I've done that but if there is supposed to be an option for auto subscription I don't see it. It's in default.
Perhaps the default is auto subscription but I'm not seeing threads I've posted in showing in my subscribed threads.

screenshot

Maybe you are only subscribed the threads that you post in after you activate auto-subscription.

iBlue
May 24, 2007, 06:15 AM
Maybe you are only subscribed the threads that you post in after you activate auto-subscription.
yeah, I am thinking this. :o D'OH!

PlaceofDis
May 24, 2007, 06:15 AM
if it wasn't activated when you posted, it won't subscribe, but for all future posts it should. like this one should now be subscribed to, no?

Blue Velvet
May 24, 2007, 06:15 AM
Far easier than auto subscribe is bookmarking the code that Mitty gave in this post... substituting your own name for Lau's... ;)

I use this to catch up on every thread I've posted in that's had new posts added to it. It has changed the way I use the forum.

http://forums.macrumors.com/search.php?do=process&starteronly=0&searchuser=Lau&exactname=1

http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=3273106&postcount=14

iBlue
May 24, 2007, 06:19 AM
if it wasn't activated when you posted, it won't subscribe, but for all future posts it should. like this one should now be subscribed to, no?
yup. goddamn I can be an airhead. :o

I got tripped up thinking there was a seperate option area for auto-subscribe. I didn't associate it with the email notification thingy.

Far easier than auto subscribe is bookmarking the code that Mitty gave in this post... substituting your own name for Lau's... ;)

I use this to catch up on every thread I've posted in that's had new posts added to it. It has changed the way I use the forum.

http://forums.macrumors.com/search.php?do=process&starteronly=0&searchuser=Lau&exactname=1

http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=3273106&postcount=14

That.Is.Brilliant. Thank you!

swiftaw
May 24, 2007, 06:49 AM
Far easier than auto subscribe is bookmarking the code that Mitty gave in this post... substituting your own name for Lau's... ;)

I use this to catch up on every thread I've posted in that's had new posts added to it. It has changed the way I use the forum.

http://forums.macrumors.com/search.php?do=process&starteronly=0&searchuser=Lau&exactname=1

http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=3273106&postcount=14

The only problem I have with that code is that is doesn't seem to refresh the search, every time I enter that code it sends me to the same search I made using the same code 10 minutes ago. Is there some limit as to how often MR with generate a search with the same parameters?

Mitthrawnuruodo
May 24, 2007, 06:54 AM
Yes, there is some sort of limit to those "Threads I've posted in search" (I've yet to figure out if it's just time and/or activity in threads and/or new threads), but it's just a small annoyance, IMO, and shouldn't matter too much, because those threads that has been answered to should 'bold up' nicely, and I always alternate with "New Posts" search http://forums.macrumors.com/search.php?do=getnew and there I can follow the newest threads, anyway... :)

swiftaw
May 24, 2007, 07:14 AM
Yeah, 31 minutes since I made the search and it wont regenerate the search, I wonder what the limitations are.

xsedrinam
May 29, 2007, 01:43 PM
All of a sudden, Forum Spy page not loading for me? :confused:

WildCowboy
May 29, 2007, 01:51 PM
All of a sudden, Forum Spy page not loading for me? :confused:

Yep...I'm seeing an Apache welcome page.

Edit: Oops...arn spoke up here (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=308340).

xsedrinam
May 29, 2007, 02:24 PM
Yep...I'm seeing an Apache welcome page.

Edit: Oops...arn spoke up here (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=308340).
It's all good, now. Thanks.