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Changing categories #249010
04/29/12 05:47 PM
04/29/12 05:47 PM
SteveS  Offline
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I am tryimg to reorder some categories, and split off some forums from one category to another.

In the control panel, I am trying to reorder them by changing the order number of the categories. Right now, I have categories #1 through #14, with #2 skipped. I am trying to make category #8 category #2. When I make the change, and click "submit changes," nothing happens, and my categories don't change. Category #8 goes back to #8.

This is very frustrationg.

Last edited by SteveS; 04/29/12 05:50 PM.

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Re: Changing categories [Re: SteveS] #249013
04/30/12 09:58 AM
04/30/12 09:58 AM
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Can you make it any other number? Just as an experiment?


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Re: Changing categories [Re: SteveS] #249016
04/30/12 03:47 PM
04/30/12 03:47 PM
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I tried that, and also created yet another category. I seem to be unable to move anything. I was not able to even move a forum.


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Re: Changing categories [Re: SteveS] #249018
04/30/12 04:15 PM
04/30/12 04:15 PM
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Are you able to delete the new category you created?

Did you check your ubbt_CATEGORIES table? Does it need maintenance? (Sorry, I forget the correct terminology.)

If all else fails, as a last resort, I suppose you could manually edit it?

Last edited by driv; 04/30/12 04:22 PM. Reason: mysql table

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Re: Changing categories [Re: SteveS] #249019
04/30/12 04:16 PM
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I just tried a re-order on categories v 7.5.6P2 and it seems to be okay.


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Re: Changing categories [Re: SteveS] #249020
04/30/12 04:20 PM
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Ruben: I don't seem to be able to reassign forums to them or rearrange them.


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Re: Changing categories [Re: SteveS] #249021
04/30/12 04:25 PM
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Humm,
Odd. Pm sent.


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Re: Changing categories [Re: SteveS] #249028
05/01/12 10:50 PM
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Thank you for your help, Ruben.

After all that, I found that the category table was corrupted. Things seem to be working now.

Move to non-bugs?


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