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Possibility of 56k warning in 'discussions'?

edited January 2008 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
Ok, so use Vanilla as a car forum over on my site. This means people post a lot of picture. And some people don't have much time and only have 56k connections. So would it be possible to add one of these two options? A button next to the title box while posting a new thread that will show up a picture in the 'discussions' list that warns of pictures to 56k people? Or even better. When a thread gets a picture added to it, it will automatically show that warning in the discussions tab? I barely know anything about PHP and I'm about to start full time work so I don't want to spend my free time learning the code instead of building my competition buggy. Anyone that could help please do, I would be very greatful. Maybe even a small reward if it is as good as I imagine it.


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    you should put this in the addon suggestions category
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    Cheers, Hopefully that edit moved it.
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    (Not to derail your request, but if I were in your situation, I would want an add-on that adds a user preference that, if enabled, would automatically link images, rather than display them. I've been thinking about low-bandwidth users a bit recently, as iPhones/SmartPhones are becoming popular.)

    Your request wouldn't be too difficult. The extension could add a column to the "Discussion" table called something like, "HasImage". When building up a discussion, "HasImage" could trigger a title prefix (similar to "Sticky", "Sink", etc). I think that the extension would have to scan comment text at the time of submission/save for the img tag, and if present, mark the "HasImage" column.

    Not too difficult, but I should finish the other 3 or 4 extensions I'm working on before attempting anything else...
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    Yes, that idea would be just as good, or maybe even better. You make it sounds so simple. When I look in the code I just go :-O ??? I managed to figure out how to colour everything how I wanted it and change the size of the column and title. But my PHP/CSS/Java knowledge stops there...
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