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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:01 am

DwarfLord wrote:The location of an editor's hard-hat icon/avatar -- is it based on what the editor is viewing or what the editor last edited?

It's where they are viewing, not necessarily actively editing..
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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:35 pm

Duplicate Posts caused by merged topics
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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:49 pm

Better yet, perhaps some incorporation into an External Chat Client like Pidgin (open source)? Not sure about public Chat rooms but I know it should allow for Direct Instant Messages www.pidgin.in Or since Waze's parent company is Google, perhaps incorporation into Google Hangouts?
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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:21 pm

orbitc wrote:I PM'ed @Alanoftheberg regarding this.

Generally, I don't cross post but because this was posted in 2 separate threads I wanted to make sure a potentially good idea wasn't missed or overlooked. :)
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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:01 pm

I have a new suggestion for Chat, I would like to see chat always open while I am editing so I can glace over and respond to a message if need be. You can still fully edit the map without the chat window getting in the way but yet see all messages in the chat as well. When you click on a segment, the chat window would still remain in place however segment details would be available on top of it (you would have to scroll down to see the chat again), then it would move back up within view after you no longer have any segments selected. Here is a concept idea that I think would work and look great, it makes use of the white space on the left side below your editing level & points.

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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:01 pm

I'd like to suggest 2 things for chat. An alert for when someone directs a message towards you, for example if someone were to type (@MGODLEW: can you assist with this edit?) or click on their username in the chat window and it would direct a message to them, then they would receive an alert. It would also be nice if you can choose whether the message can be viewed publicly in the room or only peer to peer. The locate icon can still remain where it is and would allow to see where that editor is editing. Secondly, I would like the ability to group editors in chat by the State/Region they are editing in.

Also, it'd be nice to see in the chat area when a person has joined/exited the room so I am not answering questions or trying to talk to someone who has left the room..lol

It appears this topic has been posted in multiple places, here is the LINK to the other thread.
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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:39 am

I have a new suggestion for Chat, I would like to see chat always open while I am editing so I can glace over and respond to a message if need be. You can still fully edit the map without the chat window getting in the way but yet see all messages in the chat as well. When you click on a segment, the chat window would still remain in place however segment details would be available on top of it (you would have to scroll down to see the chat again), then it would move back up within view after you no longer have any segments selected. Here is a concept idea that I think would work and look great, it makes use of the white space on the left side below your editing level & points.

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The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby MGODLEW » Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:33 pm

I'd like to suggest 2 things for chat. An alert for when someone directs a message towards you, for example if someone were to type (@MGODLEW: can you assist with this edit?) or click on their username in the chat window and it would direct a message to them, then they would receive an alert. It would also be nice if you can choose whether the message can be viewed publicly in the room or only peer to peer. The locate icon can still remain where it is and would allow to see where that editor is editing. Secondly, I would like the ability to group editors in chat by the State/Region they are editing in.

Also, it'd be nice to see in the chat area when a person has joined/exited the room so I am not answering questions or trying to talk to someone who has left the room..lol
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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby LeighGr » Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:00 pm

Thanks Alan

Can't get it to break now, but I'll keep this in mind.
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Re: The Editor Chat is up and running!

Postby LeighGr » Sun Feb 09, 2014 3:21 pm

If you highlight a url that hasn't wrapped to stay in the chat window, the whole left side of the text moves off to the left, and the only way I've managed to get it back is to refresh the page, losing the chat messages.
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