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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0003388Doomseeker[All Projects] Suggestionpublic2018-03-01 19:422018-08-30 11:05
Assigned ToZalewa 
Statusneeds testingResolutionopen 
PlatformMicrosoftOSWindowsOS VersionXP/Vista/7
Product Version 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0003388: Mark servers as favorite
DescriptionRequest made by oddbenk: "what i would like to recommend (if i may) for the next release of the doomseeker is that you can add servers to your favourites."
Additional InformationRequest: [^]
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related to 0003477new ServerPtr and multiple "sources of truth" 

-  Notes
User avatar (0019100)
WubTheCaptain (developer)
2018-03-02 16:54
edited on: 2018-03-02 16:56

How should this implementation be designed? Design wise if this is implemented, we could possibly seperate servers into tabs. E.g.:

  • All
  • Internet
  • Favorites
  • LAN
  • Custom Servers

Alternative design is to stick to what we currently have for Custom Servers:

  • Use different background colors.
  • Add a star icon for favorite servers, replacing the country flag.

I'm concerned the old design may quickly become too cluttered or visually noisy and difficult to read. It's just enough to be "okay" for Custom Servers, but adding any more things like Favorites may not be ideal.

User avatar (0019103)
Blzut3 (administrator)
2018-03-03 09:44

Another background color might not even be necessary. I've actually used the custom servers feature as a way to pin a specific server to the top of the list even though it's advertised on the master myself. Might even be possible to just rename the custom servers feature to "favorites" or "pinned servers" and add some context menu options to add/remove. ("Custom servers" isn't really a great name for the existing feature when you really think about it.)
User avatar (0019407)
Zalewa (developer)
2018-08-26 10:21

"Pinned servers" it is then. I'll get onto it.
User avatar (0019455)
Zalewa (developer)
2018-08-30 11:02
edited on: 2018-08-30 11:03

Implementation of this was harder than I originally thought, thanks to the problem described in issue 0003477. However, the "pinned servers" feature should be ready through following commits:

1. [^] - "Custom Servers" renamed to "Pinned Servers"

1. Custom servers would throw off the server counters (visible in bottom-right corner of the main window). This problem also affected previous versions of Doomseeker.
2. Ownership issues and "muting" Server objects as explained in 0003477.

1. Allow to disable custom servers without deconfiguring them, allowing for easy re-enable
2. Follow-up to the custom servers "enable/disable" feature, providing backward-compatibility with previous versions of Doomseeker.

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- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-03-01 19:42 Zalewa New Issue
2018-03-02 16:54 WubTheCaptain Note Added: 0019100
2018-03-02 16:54 WubTheCaptain Status new => feedback
2018-03-02 16:56 WubTheCaptain Note Edited: 0019100 View Revisions
2018-03-03 09:44 Blzut3 Note Added: 0019103
2018-08-26 10:21 Zalewa Assigned To => Zalewa
2018-08-26 10:21 Zalewa Status feedback => assigned
2018-08-26 10:21 Zalewa Note Added: 0019407
2018-08-30 09:59 Zalewa Relationship added related to 0003477
2018-08-30 11:02 Zalewa Note Added: 0019455
2018-08-30 11:02 Zalewa Status assigned => needs testing
2018-08-30 11:02 Zalewa Note Edited: 0019455 View Revisions
2018-08-30 11:03 Zalewa Note Edited: 0019455 View Revisions

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