• 2 years 9 months ago
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    Man, I can't believe this.... I spent all that time working up an article, then forgot to give it a proper title & info. I just left the title as "new title" and put some random crap in the description so that it would save/preview. I intended to fix it later, but forgot about it until after I hit submit.
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    Gee Caspah, you're a twicky one!
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      Only Vertex can do that unfortunately.
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        • 2 years 9 months ago
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        At times like this, it really sucks that we can't remove an article from the submission qeue, edit it, then resubmit it. I can see not allowing edits after an article's been approved, but we should be able to edit ones which are still pending approval.


        edit: Looks like I did manage to find a successful way to re-edit the article while it's pending. I don't know for certain if it went through properly, but the title in my pending approval list is now the new title, so it -looks- like it worked.
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          • 2 years 9 months ago
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          Drahken wrote:
          At times like this, it really sucks that we can't remove an article from the submission qeue, edit it, then resubmit it. I can see not allowing edits after an article's been approved, but we should be able to edit ones which are still pending approval.


          edit: Looks like I did manage to find a successful way to re-edit the article while it's pending. I don't know for certain if it went through properly, but the title in my pending approval list is now the new title, so it -looks- like it worked.


          How did you manage to do that? URL manipulation?
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            • 2 years 9 months ago
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            Essentially.
            Since it's something which isn't "supposed" to be possible though, I'm not sure that it's a good idea to say how in public. I have no idea if it might cause problems if everyone starts doing it. I just did it out of desperation this time.
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              I knew about it for some time. You're right though, not something that should be leaked. Props for keeping mum. But I had an error in one of my articles that I recently used this method to fix, and it didn't work. It's worked in the past though, so I'm guessing Vertex did something in the coding to void it.
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                • 2 years 9 months ago
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                ...and my article is already approved. That was faster than expected, approx 24 hrs.
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                  • 2 years 9 months ago
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                  Is it cURL or Javascript variables...
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