[RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

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[RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

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Modification Name: Topic Excerpt
Author: waxxie

Modification Description:: Show topic excerpts in forums.
Supported phpBB Version:: 3.05, 3.06
Current Mod Version:: 1.0.1 (01.14.2010)

Requirements: AUTOMOD / PHP / PHPBB
Features: Show topic excerpts in forums.
Options include:
1. Max character display.
2. CSS class to use.
3. Enable line breaks and carriage returns.
4. Enable smileys.
5. Forums to include or exclude.
6. Delimiter customization.

Photos:
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Modification Instructions:
Download the ZIP and install the Mod using Autmod.
Once installation is finished, clear your style template cache!
Download the ZIP here
Download Zip: Mirror #2

Modification Details:
The following files are modified by this module:
  • viewforum.php
  • includes/acp/acp_board.php
  • language/en/acp/board.php
  • styles/prosilver/template/viewforum_body.html
Custom Theme Instructions:
If you are using a theme other than prosilver just make one change.
Open your themes "viewforum_body.html" and where you wish to display the topic excerpt put

Code: Select all

<!-- IF topicrow.FEAT_DESC -->{topicrow.FEAT_DESC}<!-- ENDIF -->
Enjoy!
Last edited by waxxie on Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:31 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: [RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

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Lokkks like a handy mod :)
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Re: [RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

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XML is corrupted...tried both IE8 and FX
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Re: [RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

Post by waxxie »

PPCW2 wrote:XML is corrupted...tried both IE8 and FX
works fine for me
even downloaded and ran the XML through the phpBB mod validator

try this alternative download mirror:
http://www.mediafire.com/?mefvt2ttiwn
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Re: [RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

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still the same... ;/

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Re: [RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

Post by waxxie »

PPCW2 wrote:still the same... ;/
You need to unzip the folder and upload it to your "store" mod
and you must have AUTOMOD installed. (it installs mods)

This mod is made for AUTOMOD
without it, unless you can code, it won't work

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Re: [RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

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ahh so it wont work w/o automod?? i hate that thing..im better of using the manual method, can i just take the edits from the modx file and make my own normal XML File?

Edit, here is a non-automod XML :)

http://rapidshare.com/files/335866449/T ... utomod.rar
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Re: [RC]Topic Excerpt v1.0.1

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[quote="PPCW2"]ahh so it wont work w/o automod?? i hate that thing..im better of using the manual method, can i just take the edits from the modx file and make my own normal XML File?

Edit, here is a non-automod XML :)

Just use this to convert: http://www.phpbb.com/mods/utilities/convertor/
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