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Suggestion: Distro's in profile

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AndrewB's picture
Joined: 2005-12-18

Hmm, the distro section in the profile messes up if you have more than one distro listed. Is there any way to change this?
Also, I think you said you were working on it, but distro's displayed on the viewforum page. Eg, on a post.
Thanks libervisco.

free-zombie's picture
Joined: 2006-03-08
speaking of distros, it

speaking of distros, it might be better to have a selectable list of distros, maybe the top ten at distrowatch, a bunch of other notable ones decided by *to-be-decided*, and "Other" plus a "comment" field. This way, the distro "cloud" mechanism gets more significance.

libervisco's picture
Joined: 2006-05-04
It is possible to implement

It is possible to implement OS drop down box actually. I just tested it and it works perfectly.

The downside is that if something isn't in the list people wont be able to select it and I'm not sure how would a comment field work out. If the user selects "other" the "Operating System" in their profile will simply say other even if I add an additional comment field where they'd describe the "other".

So not sure right now, if you'd like this to be changed like that I can do it without much hassle thanks to Drupal.

At least I can scoop all our current users to see what they use so I include at least most of that in the drop down.

Would be good to hear what others think too.

libervisco's picture
Joined: 2006-05-04
So, what do you think about

So, what do you think about this in the end? Shall we have a drop down or leave as is?

I want to make as many tweaks like this as possible soon before the new Nuxified announcement.

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