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Categories other than "General"

Discussion in 'Showcase Support' started by Lord-Cupre, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. Lord-Cupre

    Lord-Cupre New Member Showcase

    Hi,

    Just wondering if there is a way, when people are posting things to showcase, to choose a category other than "General."
    If so, how?

    Thanks

    Cupre
     
  2. Bob

    Bob Developer Staff Member

    In the Admin CP, you can create as many Showcase categories as you want. Part of the Showcase Category Management is giving user groups the ability to create items in specific categories.

    Admin CP >> Applications >> Showcase >> Category Management

    Make sure you check "Allow Items to be created" or users won't be able to create in those specific categories.
     
  3. Lord-Cupre

    Lord-Cupre New Member Showcase

    Thanks!
     
  4. Lord-Cupre

    Lord-Cupre New Member Showcase

    One more question.
    I notice when I try to choose a subcategory, that if I don't post something in the first tab, that I get an error message (see Screenshot.)
    I wanted a tab for unfinished works, then sub categories of unfinished chapters, poetry or short stories.
    Alas, if I don't fill in the first sub tab I get an error.

    Thanks
    Steve
     

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  5. Bob

    Bob Developer Staff Member

    This is by design. The first tab has to have content (either from the editor or a custom field).
     
  6. Lord-Cupre

    Lord-Cupre New Member Showcase

    ok - thanks
     
  7. Lord-Cupre

    Lord-Cupre New Member Showcase

    I don't suppose there is a way to allow Microsoft word attachments into the showcase uploader is there?
    Never mind - I will just have them upload to a forum as an attachment and allow them to paste links in the showcase.

    Once again, my thanks for this excellent add-on!

    Lord Cupre
    fantasywritersguild.com
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2013
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