Marcher Technologies

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  1. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Allow custom fields in Downloads to be searchable   

    I would like to tack onto this, if I may. Please give the field types some control at the code level on how to perform the search in all apps. A 'getSearchWhere' if you will. If one goes outside the box even a little with a custom field type it becomes apparent there is no real support for doing searching against it, and no way to add that support(there... is a lot of hardcoded stuff in the search controller), which is why these are so limited in downloads as well, I would surmise.
  2. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    No, it is not all there is to it. Why are the counts out of sync? Do you even know? Why would you turn down actual, official, human support from the company that makes the script, that actually will fix bugs for your site directly, when no other web software company actually offers such? Are you actually 'ok' with a bug remaining because you refuse to allow them to access your server? If it's about security, every staff member is under elaborate NDA. Nobody is going to steal your data, or do anything harmful to your site.
  3. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    Then you are going to have a very tough time of it. When you bought the license, you got six months of support for free. I would strongly suggest you use it, there are many times an issue crops up that is dependent on one's exact server configuration to reproduce. They do not control the hardware. If you won't even let them log in to investigate, much less correct issues you complain about here, I'm not sure what to say. :/
  4. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    Those tools provide endless versions with bugs people just ignore and use said tools to rectify. Proven fact throughout the 3.x line. Also, things like this being fixed as needed is one of the things you pay for support for. Further, I say 'simple query', but in reality, it could be anything from a simple query to a complex 'fix script' depending on the exact issue(there have been several in this topic). Trust me when I say, if it becomes an issue with support load, a script will be written and used on demand by staff, or a KB issued with a script to rectify that exact bug. IPS does know what they are doing with this move, like it or not.
  5. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    Submit a ticket. That is the correct course of action. If there is a bug, it can be found and fixed. If not, it's easily enough resolved with a query. Providing tools within the software to allow people to avoid submitting a ticket to have the cause investigated is quite literally not on the table.
  6. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Where are the rebuild & recount tools?   

    If it is beyond the scope of the software, why should the software account for it? No, I'd actually prefer there not be server-intensive tools available to hide bugs with.
    Problems with the server hardware/software that would result in such are quite exceedingly rare(as in, nonexistent.....), and a misbehaving plugin is very frankly not their problem.
  7. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Why aren't comments enabled for Downloads here? No way to comment if no topic was made.   

    Because comments would allow support to be garnered within them, as well as reduce the number of people that would actually post a review.. Support is not actually required, thus, neither is the support topic. Personally, I no longer provide it for small items that should not need support, though bugs will still be fixed. This is helpful in limiting the parade of being asked the same question over and over again when the mod in question is literally self-explanatory.
  8. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Reputation, why based on Likes? It is not really reputation...   

    .... wait. What metric exactly would reputation be based on if NOT the quality of one's posts? While there are exceptions, generally speaking the Like button is used on helpful posts or posts that others agree with. No matter what you call it,"Like", "Karma" etc, in the end, it does serve the purpose and you are just changing out one button for another for no reason, changing it "just to", and might as well just change the language strings...
    I really and truly don't see the point of allowing a user to 'Like', 'Thanks', and/or 'Karma' a post. I've seen such sites where the admin thinks it is a good idea. It's cluttered and confusing and gives the end user too many ways to '+1' a post, resulting in confusion, inconsistent use, and as a result, the metric becomes truly pointless.
  9. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Email notification settings change is needed   

    I'm not entirely sure why it would group the inline notifications but not the emails. Almost seems like a bug, but could be intended.... not sure. I can confirm I get the behavior you are asking for when such notifications are inline, not that such actually resolves your issue as it requires a site visit.
  10. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Email notification settings change is needed   

    Also... Please go here: https://community.invisionpower.com/notifications/options/
    You can already set the defaults for your account, so... I'm confused at what you would like changed?
  11. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Email notification settings change is needed   

    Are you ever NOT browsing the site? I could be mistaken, as I disabled email and have been using inline for quite some time, but it groups by content item for notifications when i haven't been online in the interim. That should extend to email, but I haven't tested it of late.
  12. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic IPB 4.0 Messenger - User Interaction Failure   

    Personal Conversations are not the 1-1 structure you seem to think they are? That reply in the example above is still saved to the database, and participants can be added....
    If one person blasts another in the pm with hate, and then leaves, the other user has the ability to add a moderator for it to be handled if needed this way.
  13. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Email notification settings change is needed   

    You... do... umm... understand there IS no such option in 4 already?
     Does NOT mean "email notification for every reply". It does mean "1 grouped email notification for all activity in the given content item".
  14. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Missing features in 4.0 are a HUGE problem for my business   

    Did you never wonder why it did not make the 3 series? Loading *all* of the posts in a given topic is never a good idea. What precisely would you expect to happen attempting to print a topic with even a modest 1000 replies? I would expect the server to time out, personally....
  15. Marcher Technologies added a post in a topic Missing features in 4.0 are a HUGE problem for my business   

    Viably with a plugin, yes. Not the best idea, especially with very large topics. That was never a feature of the software in the first place, it always just printed the current page, so... I'm confused.