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  1. Standard member mrmist
    Moo
    06 May '04 11:38
    I think it would be useful if there was a button or somesuch that could be used to send all the finished games (however they ended) to the archives.

    Sometimes I have a good few pages of active games with completed ones spread amongst them, and it is a chore to go through each page, click archive, then go *back* to the page because it forgets what page I was on, then click archive again, and then repeat for each active page.

    So yes, it would be handy to have zee little button.
  2. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No.16
    06 May '04 12:37 / 1 edit
    I think you can do that now. If you go to 'my games' then click on 'manage games', each game has an 'archive' check box you can click, and when you are done with that you can archive all the checked games at one time when you click 'update'.

    Or am I not seeing it correctly??
  3. Standard member mrmist
    Moo
    06 May '04 12:44
    Originally posted by mwmiller
    I think you can do that now. If you go to 'my games' then click on 'manage games', each game has an 'archive' check box you can click, and when you are done with that you can archive all the checked games at one time when you click 'update'.

    Or am I not seeing it correctly??
    That may be right, I am just assuming it will not remember the previous page of ticks when I change page. Hmm. 🙄
  4. 06 May '04 12:50
    Originally posted by mwmiller
    I think you can do that now. If you go to 'my games' then click on 'manage games', each game has an 'archive' check box you can click, and when you are done with that you can archive all the checked games at one time when you click 'update'.

    Or am I not seeing it correctly??
    No, you've missed the point. As the original poster said, if the games you want to archive are spread over several pages, you can only archive the games on one page at a time, then your games list is updated and you have to go back to find your next batch of games to archive.

    It's all very time consuming and frustrating. It would be so much better if there was an option to archive all competed games at the same time.

    Dave
  5. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    06 May '04 13:18
    I like this idea too.

    I will take a look at this.

    -Russ
  6. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No.16
    06 May '04 14:39
    Yes, I suppose I did miss the point. I only play a few games at a time so don't have a problem with multiple pages of games.

    Maybe we could have an option in 'my settings' or somewhere to just automatically archive each game upon completion, or a new button on the 'my games' page that would go through and archive all completed games when you click it.
  7. Standard member Saint Nick
    Pimp of the elves
    06 May '04 23:32
    I like the idea of auto-archive except that it would be archiving games that you won or lost and didn't know. (an opponent suddenly resigns or surprises you with a mate). How about if it auto-archives after 48 hours or after you've made 10 moves?
    Also, it might be easier to archive if you change your view to all games on one page. Then you can scroll down the list once and update.
  8. Standard member Natural Science
    blunderer of pawns
    07 May '04 00:40
    Originally posted by saintnick
    I like the idea of auto-archive except that it would be archiving games that you won or lost and didn't know. (an opponent suddenly resigns or surprises you with a mate). How about if it auto-archives after 48 hours or after you've made 10 moves?
    Also, it might be easier to archive if you change your view to all games on one page. Then you can scroll down the list once and update.
    Yes, I have all my games on one page. But then I have about 35 or so active games and a decent broadband connection. If your games number in the hundreds, maybe that isn't the best way for you.
  9. Standard member Gatecrasher
    Whale watching
    07 May '04 23:04
    Originally posted by saintnick
    I like the idea of auto-archive except that it would be archiving games that you won or lost and didn't know. (an opponent suddenly resigns or surprises you with a mate). How about if it auto-archives after 48 hours or after you've made 10 moves?
    Also, it might be easier to archive if you change your view to all games on one page. Then you can scroll down the list once and update.
    I don't think an "auto-archive" option is proposed here. Rather a button which, when pressed, archives all completed games that are still in your active list.

    Heck, if games were archived automatically, I'd probably miss the outcome of many of my games.
  10. Standard member Saint Nick
    Pimp of the elves
    08 May '04 08:53
    The auto-archive was proposed by mwmiller...

    But, as far as games numbering in the hundreds, I don't think there's going to be an easy way to manage hundreds of games. Just physically impossible. I've had up to 80 on one page and was able to archive fairly easily by putting them on one screen. But get 2 or 3 hundred and you're going to have nightmare regardless.