3.3.1 - Topic Icons...What do they mean...?

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3.3.1 - Topic Icons...What do they mean...?

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To the left of a topic title, in Index for example, there are icons. I know what some are, for example, a flame means "hot topic". But not sure what makes it a "hot topic". And then there's a little star at about the 2:00 position...

Is there documentation that explains the various icons that you could point me to...? I have searched the 3.3 documentation but have not found it.

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Two general points
- Red icons are unread items, blue/grey are read
- A star on any topic means you have posted in it

A hot topic is one with X number of replies. If I remember rightly you can set that value in the post settings. I think the default is 25.

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Re: 3.3.1 - Topic Icons...What do they mean...?

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KevC wrote: Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:58 pm Two general points
- Red icons are unread items, blue/grey are read
- A star on any topic means you have posted in it
Might I suggest that a Knowledge Base article be created with the content of your most excellent post. Created [WEBSITE-1406] Topic Icons Knowledge Base article would be useful - phpBB Tracker

Might I also suggest you update your 'template' of the post to use https:// rather than http://.
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Re: 3.3.1 - Topic Icons...What do they mean...?

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AWESOME...exactly what I needed...THANK YOU for a speedy response, Kevc...

Did I miss this in the 3.3 documentation or is it somewhere else...?
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It was elsewhere. I know I wrote a post years ago with the icons in and found it in my post history just looking for 'star'.
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P_I wrote: Thu Sep 09, 2021 1:05 pm
KevC wrote: Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:58 pm Two general points
- Red icons are unread items, blue/grey are read
- A star on any topic means you have posted in it
Might I suggest that a Knowledge Base article be created with the content of your most excellent post. Created [WEBSITE-1406] Topic Icons Knowledge Base article would be useful - phpBB Tracker

Might I also suggest you update your 'template' of the post to use https:// rather than http://.
I've changed it to https.

I suspect the reason we don't have one is that the icons are different for whatever style you have installed but if people think it's a good idea the info is all there to be copied straight in to a KB page.
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There is/was a KB for creating a topic legend for V3.0 (2008) to add to the bottom of overall_footer.html, history is a marvellous thing :)

https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3 ... prosilver/

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