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  1. Cryptic79

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    Any way to list the groups the user is in under the Market section? In addition, can we have it show if there has been new posts?
     

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  2. Phases

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    I don't understand what you're asking.

    Our marketplace? Are you talking about the actual marketplace, or the right column here in the forums?
     
  3. Cryptic79

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    On the right side of the main page, the Android Market box. Put a User Group section below it with the groups the logged in user belongs to.

    EDIT: Added a very bad picture for the idea.
     

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    Ok so, just to straighten me out here and make sure we're clear.

    You mean like a separate box under marketplace that tells you what groups your in? For example, for you it would say Moderator, for joe shmoe it would say Registered Users.

    ?

    And in that same box, it would list new posts, or at least how many new posts, a clickable link that would take you to your "new posts" page?

    We are NOT talking about modifying the Android Marketplace box itself, with new apps/posts in there, right? (because that is something we've thought about)

    Edit: OOOH, I see now. I like that idea. However I have sorta been toying with trying to convince Rob that the right column is a bad idea period - considering it's current (lack of) function and the space it takes up. Ever seen what this site looks like 1024 X 768? But your idea would give the column more purpose.

    Anyway.. I like where you're going with that. Maybe it would work okay on the left column as well.
     
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    Red text.
     
  6. Phases

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    Yah I edited my post after seeing your edit with the screenshot. See said edit/

    ;)
     
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    I would just like it on the main page. Hell, even just making the "Groups" tab have a "(2)" (or whatever number of threads with new posts) next to it for new posts in groups I'm a member of would be nice.
     
  8. Phases

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    Will look into a solution for that and see what Rob thinks.. May take a bit though as I do have a few things on mah plate right now.
     
  9. Rob

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    I love the idea and asked the designer dude about this but he didn't know of an easy way to make it happen. I will try and do some digging myself.

    Right now I'm just using basic sidebars but I may have to move to vbAdvanced because they offer some more advanced (duh) sidebar features. Although I'm reluctant to because I think that often causes some plugins to conflict with eachother.

    I'm open to solutions if you guys can find something better/quicker than I can. http://vbulletin.org is always a good starting place.
     
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    I *think* I can make it happen.
     
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