Tip of the Day

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Tip of the Day

Post by admin » 21 Feb 2013 12:45

"Tip of the Day" is really very outdated and also looks old. I'm not sure if I should keep this....

What's your opinion? Isn't this really a last millenium thing? The MLS box already takes lots of my time. The website. The help file. The emails,. The forum. I have less and less time for coding. I'd really like to drop "Tip of the Day"!

Now, some translators have offered to translate it or even have done it already! That's great, but it means even more updating, uploading for me. :|
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by Marco » 21 Feb 2013 12:50

I'll be honest: never used it.
I always click "don't show again" on such windows (editpad pro, for example). I prefer finding new features the good ol way, the instructions manual.
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by admin » 21 Feb 2013 13:03

Yeah, same here. Never used it with any software.
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by grindax » 21 Feb 2013 13:33

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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by klownboy » 21 Feb 2013 14:13

I always turn it off no matter what the software. I can RTFM! :)

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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by j_c_hallgren » 21 Feb 2013 17:37

I almost always turn the auto-show/start of these OFF on any software -but- on occasion, will turn it on and review a few items to make sure I've not forgotten something so I use it as a quick review in a way.
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by admin » 21 Feb 2013 20:30

I will remove it. One problem less.
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by admin » 30 Dec 2013 13:29

Done. 8)
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by mwb1100 » 30 Dec 2013 20:59

klownboy wrote:I always turn it off no matter what the software. I can RTFM! :)
Me too - I'm curious if anyone ever finds those things useful instead of an annoyance in any software?

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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by admin » 30 Dec 2013 21:02

Me too, and it's so last millennium.
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by Nighted » 30 Dec 2013 21:05

Never, EVER have I used TOTD in ANY software. Good riddance! :appl:
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by Enternal » 30 Dec 2013 21:49

I actually used them a couple times before. But considering how complex and feature full XYplorer was, I never really bothered with it too much but I did use it for a while when I first start learning the software and picked up a lot of neat little tricks from it as well. So... it wasn't a total loss.

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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by admin » 31 Dec 2013 09:08

I think the TOTD function is totally okay, but its form is from the slow-internet era. Nowadays you use the web for such things.
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by 40k » 01 Jan 2014 15:15

Perhaps change Tip of the day to Feature of the day?
Showcase one feature each day, sort of the way you do when you first introduce them on the "What's New" page.
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Re: Tip of the Day

Post by admin » 01 Jan 2014 18:41

Sure would be nice, but the days in 2014 are no longer than in 2013 -- well probably, the first one has not ended yet. ;)
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