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moderated Re: Hashtag and Topic reply to overrides

 

ps delayed reaction - Mark, is this override of group 
settlngs by hashtags new? Because this did not use to work. I distinctly remember because I had to give up on this situation after trying it before. Anyway, I will test it again today. Thanks.

On Oct 31, 2018, at 9:29 AM, J_Catlady <j.olivia.catlady@...> wrote:

Yay! Thanks Mark, I’ll check it out in my test group.


On Oct 31, 2018, at 8:57 AM, Mark Fletcher <markf@corp.groups.io> wrote:

On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:09 AM J_Catlady <j.olivia.catlady@...> wrote:

I'm finally getting to looking at this. I have not yet tested it, but my biggest and most immediate question is whether the hashtag would override the group setting that disables other reply options. My group is set to "reply to group" and has disabled other reply options, but I would like a hashtag to be able to set a topic to "reply to sender" and override that. My guess is this is not possible. Right?
 
Hashtags will override group settings, so you should be able to do this.

Thanks,
Mark 

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J

Messages are the sole opinion of the author, especially the fishy ones.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. - Desmond Tutu


--
J

Messages are the sole opinion of the author, especially the fishy ones.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. - Desmond Tutu


moderated Re: Hashtag and Topic reply to overrides

 

Yay! Thanks Mark, I’ll check it out in my test group.


On Oct 31, 2018, at 8:57 AM, Mark Fletcher <markf@corp.groups.io> wrote:

On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:09 AM J_Catlady <j.olivia.catlady@...> wrote:

I'm finally getting to looking at this. I have not yet tested it, but my biggest and most immediate question is whether the hashtag would override the group setting that disables other reply options. My group is set to "reply to group" and has disabled other reply options, but I would like a hashtag to be able to set a topic to "reply to sender" and override that. My guess is this is not possible. Right?
 
Hashtags will override group settings, so you should be able to do this.

Thanks,
Mark 

--
J

Messages are the sole opinion of the author, especially the fishy ones.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. - Desmond Tutu


moderated Re: Hashtag and Topic reply to overrides

 

On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:09 AM J_Catlady <j.olivia.catlady@...> wrote:

I'm finally getting to looking at this. I have not yet tested it, but my biggest and most immediate question is whether the hashtag would override the group setting that disables other reply options. My group is set to "reply to group" and has disabled other reply options, but I would like a hashtag to be able to set a topic to "reply to sender" and override that. My guess is this is not possible. Right?
 
Hashtags will override group settings, so you should be able to do this.

Thanks,
Mark 


moderated Re: Hashtag and Topic reply to overrides

 

On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 04:15 PM, Mark Fletcher wrote:
Please let me know if you see any bugs or have suggestions for improvements.
Mark,

I'm finally getting to looking at this. I have not yet tested it, but my biggest and most immediate question is whether the hashtag would override the group setting that disables other reply options. My group is set to "reply to group" and has disabled other reply options, but I would like a hashtag to be able to set a topic to "reply to sender" and override that. My guess is this is not possible. Right?
 
--
J

Messages are the sole opinion of the author, especially the fishy ones.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. - Desmond Tutu


moderated Sticky Wiki available for other sections

Beth Weld
 

I have been using the sticky wiki to provide help for our members in various subgroups, and it would be great if I could put sticky wiki pages on sections other than messages.  Even if there is only one sticky wiki (and yes, if I'm greedy, it would be nice to have one available per section), at least our members could use the information to get help no matter where they are.  These would explain things like in the photo album section you can click over on the right hand side to change the sort order and make the albums more user friendly. People may not see or understand that feature, and it is great for albums that are updated monthly by date.
Thanks
Beth


moderated Re: help email displays public sub-groups? #suggestion

 

good idea. I'll do the wiki.


moderated Re: help email displays public sub-groups? #suggestion

Bob Bellizzi
 

Why not set up your WIKI as Public and put a page with all of the public sub-groups' info listed there?
Public WIKIs are accesable to the world.

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Bob Bellizzi

Founder, Fuchs Friends ®
Founder & Executive Director, The Corneal Dystrophy Foundation


moderated help email displays public sub-groups? #suggestion

 

I'd like the ability for users to get a list of public sub-groups by sending an email to a new automated email address or the existing group+help email. I use the group+help email a lot but I am constantly having to tell people what sub-groups I have and how to subscribe to them by email.


moderated Re: Site updates #changelog

Tom Vail
 

On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 03:15 PM, Michael Pavan wrote:
Perhaps you should be suggesting that:
“By:” be changed to: “Calendar entry made by:”
and
“Organizer:” be changed to: “For more Event information:”
I don't care what you call it, the "Calendar entry made by" name is irrelevant and confusing in our application.  I fully understand that on the surface it seems like a good idea and in many cases it would work well, just not ours.

Peace,
Tom


moderated Re: Site updates #changelog

Michael Pavan
 

On Oct 27, 2018, at 10:47 AM, Tom Vail <tom@canyonministries.com> wrote:

While the idea of including the "By" on the calendar is likely a good idea for some, maybe most, it is a very bad idea in our application. We have a single person doing most of the calendar entries, but they are not the one responsible for the event. Linking to their name will only cause confusion among the troops!
“By:” is the person who entered the Event in the Calendar

“Organizer:” is where you put contact information to find out more about the Event


Perhaps you should be suggesting that:
“By:” be changed to: “Calendar entry made by:”
and
“Organizer:” be changed to: “For more Event information:”


moderated Re: Calendar start day option?

Bob Bellizzi
 

You can call it a bananna and be just as wrong because sorry, groups.io is not a newsgroup according to the definition of a news group, which is a server linked to many other servers, continually comparing their content to other newsgroup servers and updating their info and passing on new info they have to the other servers.  You can see much more at 
https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/social-networking/information/newsgroup3.htm

groups.io is a platform for listservs that may morph into online listservs.  Each of our groups is unique and standalone but they all are capable of sending and receiving email besides the ability to add messages to them and read those messages  online.

But you can keep calling it a bananna.
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Bob Bellizzi

Founder, Fuchs Friends ®
Founder & Executive Director, The Corneal Dystrophy Foundation


moderated Re: Calendar start day option?

Michael Morris
 

As far I'm concerned it's a newsgroup.  Yahoo called their's a newsgroup and that's good enough for me! ;-)


moderated Re: Wish List

 

Dave wrote:

* The ability to allow members of the Main group to write to a
subgroup without moderation.
I would particularly like to have that one.

Shal


moderated Re: Photo search and clean up of the photos pages

dave w
 

This should be fixed now.
 
Thanks,
Mark

Top man Mark. Excellent. Big Thumbs UP!!!
davew


moderated Re: Site updates #changelog

Tom Vail
 

On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 09:18 AM, Mark Fletcher wrote:
There are event organizer/phone number fields in the event. Those get sent in the reminders. The person who created the event is displayed when you view the event on the website.
 
Yes, but there is not a way to link to the member's profile as the "By" link does.  All I'm suggesting it you make the new field optional, with a default of off.

Thanks for your consideration.

Peace,
Tom


moderated Re: Site updates #changelog

 

On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 10:26 PM Dave Sergeant <dave@...> wrote:
On 26 Oct 2018 at 21:12, Mark Fletcher wrote:

> NEW: When viewing an event, show the person who created the event. -
> NEW: Added event organizer information to event reminder emails.

Is the event organiser a new piece of information we input when we
create an event, or is it just the person who created the event - ie
are these the same person?

There are event organizer/phone number fields in the event. Those get sent in the reminders. The person who created the event is displayed when you view the event on the website.

Cheers,
Mark


moderated Re: Site updates #changelog

Tom Vail
 

Hi Mark,

While the idea of including the "By" on the calendar is likely a good idea for some, maybe most, it is a very bad idea in our application.  We have a single person doing most of the calendar entries, but they are not the one responsible for the event.  Linking to their name will only cause confusion among the troops!

I would like to suggest that this be an option on the Event build page and default to "Do not show By Name."  

With that said, having the ability to supply another member in the "By Name" field would be helpful for us and accomplish what I believe you were trying to do originally.

Thanks for all you do.

Peace,
Tom


moderated Re: #databases

Duane
 

This was indeed a bug and has been fixed:
https://beta.groups.io/g/main/message/18889

BUGFIX: For tables with HTML Paragraph columns that were not the first column, the HTML edit widget was not properly initialized when adding/editing a row.
Duane


moderated Re: Site updates #changelog

Dave Sergeant
 

On 26 Oct 2018 at 21:12, Mark Fletcher wrote:

NEW: When viewing an event, show the person who created the event. -
NEW: Added event organizer information to event reminder emails.
Is the event organiser a new piece of information we input when we
create an event, or is it just the person who created the event - ie
are these the same person?

I have created events on our group (in that I added them to groups.io)
but I am certainly not the 'organiser' of those events and hardly want
this to be stated in the reminder emails. In our case there is no
organiser, the events (on-air amateur radio gatherings) just happen and
who ever is around joins in.

Dave

http://davesergeant.com


moderated Site updates #changelog

 

Changes to the site this week:

  • CHANGE: Changed the Action menu in the Members page, pulling email delivery and moderation options into dialogs. This makes the Actions dropdown smaller, so it works better on mobile, and is preparation for other options being added.
  • NEW: When viewing an event, show the person who created the event.
  • NEW: Added event organizer information to event reminder emails.
  • CHANGE: Changed how messages are sorted in digests. We now sort by date and then group by topic, which is slightly different from before. Now, the date of the first message we're showing in the topic determines the sort order of the topic, not the date of the first message ever in the topic.
  • BUGFIX: We were not properly escaping newlines in the DESCRIPTION field in ICS files.
  • BUGFIX: For tables with HTML Paragraph columns that were not the first column, the HTML edit widget was not properly initialized when adding/editing a row.
  • CHANGE: When viewing a photo, the links to next/previous photos now extend the full height of the photo.
  • BUGFIX: The Subscribe to Calendar button was improperly disabled for some subgroups.
  • BUGFIX: Fix table csv imports of addresses, where the city field was being populated by the address line 2.
  • CHANGE: Only display the Email link on a member's profile if the group's directory is visible to members.

Have a good weekend everyone.

Mark

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