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Item4673: Add checkboxes to configure (FindMoreExtensions) to allow multiple plugin installations at once

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Use Case

  • Install or update a couple of plugins via configure
Current Workflow
  1. go to "Plugins" > "Find more extensions"
  2. click on the upgrade/install link
  3. enter password
  4. Wait till the plugin is installed/upgraded and go back to configure
  5. again, go to "Plugins" > "Find more extensions"
  6. click on the upgrade/install link
  7. enter password
  8. Wait till plugin is installed/upgraded and go back to configure
  9. ... repeat above steps up to n times (n= number of plugins you need to update)
You can shorten the above workflow by hitting the back button in your browser after step 4 but it is still annoying.

Solution

Provide a checkbox for each plugin so you can simply tick the plugins you need and upgrade/install them in one go.

configure_with_checkboxes.png

-- TWiki:Main/CarloSchulz - 19 Sep 2007

I am not arguing against this. But please do not work in this for 4.2.0. Too much risk to break something.

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen - 19 Sep 2007

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Summary Add checkboxes to configure (FindMoreExtensions) to allow multiple plugin installations at once
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.CarloSchulz
Codebase 4.1.2
SVN Range TWiki-4.3.0, Tue, 18 Sep 2007, build 14939
AppliesTo Engine
Component Configure
Priority Enhancement
CurrentState New
WaitingFor

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TargetRelease n/a
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Topic revision: r2 - 2007-09-19 - KennethLavrsen
 
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