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Goatmeal

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Add an [All] to the Page option?
« on: August 16, 2012, 12:21:51 PM »
Broomie --

Now that we have several threads that are more than 2 pages, would it be possible to add an [All] option to the Page option like on the IA Forum?

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Re: Add an [All] to the Page option?
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2012, 01:34:09 PM »
I know I am not a mod, but adding an "See All" posts option in forums is generally a bad idea since you don't know how big a thread can get. I have seen many threads where they extend to over 100 pages easy.

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Re: Add an [All] to the Page option?
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2012, 02:22:35 PM »
I can add it so the limit of pages is 30 for example and then any more pages after that the 'all' function is disabled. Lupin's right having a thread exceed 100 pages and viewing all posts in one page can be a bit straining for the user and mostly for our database tables so not a good idea to use it without a limit. Stopping it at 20 or 30 is possible though so I'll look into it.
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Re: Add an [All] to the Page option?
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2012, 02:45:05 PM »
I can add it so the limit of pages is 30 for example and then any more pages after that the 'all' function is disabled. Lupin's right having a thread exceed 100 pages and viewing all posts in one page can be a bit straining for the user and mostly for our database tables so not a good idea to use it without a limit. Stopping it at 20 or 30 is possible though so I'll look into it.

Thank you.  I appreciate the consideration!   :)

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Re: Add an [All] to the Page option?
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2012, 02:46:31 PM »
I've put it in just to try it out and looks alright. I'll see how it works out but I doubt we'll have many issues with it with the limit pipped at 30.
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