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[RC1] Random Quotes 1.7.2

Post by dfritter4 » Mon Jul 10, 2006 4:01 am

MOD Title: Random Quotes
MOD Description: Will generate a random quote based on quotes entered by admins and display them in the board header. very customizable
MOD Version: 1.7.2

MOD Download: Random Header Quotes 1.7.2
Last Stable version: 1.7.2

Demo Board: here
Demo Username: testing
Demo Password: testing

Author's Notes: works fine (for real) on my board

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testers needed please.
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Post by dfritter4 » Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:25 am

finally got the chance to test it on my board and it seems to work great.

a future version may have the ability to change the font of the quotes but right now its just set as the default one.

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Post by dfritter4 » Mon Jul 10, 2006 6:12 pm

any testers would be greatly appreciated.

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Post by irene_haydon » Mon Jul 10, 2006 8:51 pm

I can try it, on my test board, but your download link is not working. Is the codes given in the above post represents complete mod?

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dfritter4 wrote: any testers would be greatly appreciated.

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Post by dfritter4 » Tue Jul 11, 2006 2:54 am

dont try it as of right now since i decided to take a different route on storing it to the database.

the code in my original post i have changed to include some other stuff and i havent finished adding the rest of the info.

ill try to have a working version tomorrow.

thank you for your interest in trying this out.

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Post by irene_haydon » Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:40 pm

OK
dfritter4 wrote: dont try it as of right now since i decided to take a different route on storing it to the database.

the code in my original post i have changed to include some other stuff and i havent finished adding the rest of the info.

ill try to have a working version tomorrow.

thank you for your interest in trying this out.

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Post by dfritter4 » Tue Jul 11, 2006 7:54 pm

BETA version now works as far as i can tell. (works fine on my board)

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Post by dfritter4 » Wed Jul 12, 2006 5:18 am

changed some stuff and added a lot of options

for some reason, it wont let you change the values of the bold and italic (although you manually can through the database) but im working on a fix.

it will work fine except for changing the bold and italic.

now would be the right time for any testers since i want to make sure i included all the correct information in the .mod file.

since ive been changing a lot of stuff, i might have just changed the files and forgot to update the .mod file. im 98% sure that ive updated everything.

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Post by dfritter4 » Wed Jul 12, 2006 7:16 am

EDIT::

apparently its still not sending the quotes to the database and its only retrieving them.

im working on the fix...again... :roll:

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Post by dfritter4 » Thu Jul 13, 2006 8:53 pm

ok ive finally got it to work perfectly on my board.

i did some major changes so that theres just an entirely new ACP page

feel free to test it out and see how it works for you

EDIT: due to a request by the original requester, im going to work on adding a drop down box for font changes.

still works currently though, just doesnt have this option yet.

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Post by killyouall » Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:43 pm

lol found this when i was looking for somethign else and it looks grgeat will try it later

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Post by Kirsty2 » Fri Jul 28, 2006 3:52 am

This looks great, i'll try it now :)

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Post by dfritter4 » Fri Jul 28, 2006 9:04 pm

thanks. im really close to finishing the changeable fonts (ive just been away for a while) but i cant test it since my host is undergoing maintenance and i dont have ftp access. when i get a chance to test it, ill release the newest version and if a few people are able to test it and it works fine, ill go ahead and make it a release candidate and submit it to the database.

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Post by Arglwydd » Mon Jul 31, 2006 2:22 pm

I've been playing around with this today and found out two things. First of all, there's a way of getting this MOD passed the first stage of easyMOD installation (Something that was initially bringing up errors.) First I moved the 'admin', 'includes' and 'templates' directories into a 'root' folder. Then I took these lines at the beginning of the installation instructions;

Code: Select all

admin/admin_random_quotes.php
templates/subSilver/admin/random_quotes.tpl
includes/functions_quotes.php
and replaced them with;

Code: Select all

copy root/admin/admin_random_quotes.php to admin/admin_random_quotes.php
copy root/templates/subSilver/admin/random_quotes.tpl to templates/subSilver/random_quotes.tpl
copy root/includes/functions_quotes.php to includes/functions_quotes.php
Then you're able to run it through easyMOD without any trouble, except for the second thing I noticed. A small segment of the SQL command seems to bring up an error in easyMOD;
1 Warning(s) reported by the SQL Parser
Non-portable syntax option(s) "TYPE = MYISAM", ignored, statement: 1, table: "phpbb_quotes"


Is this an issue? EasyMOD leaves out this segment and instead runs only this part of the opening command;
CREATE TABLE phpbb_quotes (
quotes_name VARCHAR(255) NOT NULL,
quotes_value LONGTEXT NOT NULL
);


Anyway, glad to hear that the custom font is coming along. I have a TestBoard setup that I've been using for skinning etc. and I'd be happy to use that for testing of this MOD. So sign me up and let me know when you wanna give it a shot. :wink:
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