#1276 ✓resolved

Feature request: Recycle Bin 'remove all' feature

Reported by peters@slx-online.biz | March 2nd, 2015 @ 02:20 PM | in 2.3.4 (closed)

It would be very useful to have a 'Remove All' in the recycle bin, and / or tick boxes next to each item and 'Remove Marked'. (Note: Sometimes when removing an item the site loses all CSS and displays as a long list instead of menus etc.)

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  • peters@slx-online.biz

    peters@slx-online.biz March 2nd, 2015 @ 03:24 PM

    Yes it would! Thanks, just spent ages emptying it!

  • expNinja

    expNinja March 2nd, 2015 @ 05:44 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “resolved”

    (from [f67ec7faa43817fe3946381dd588444918978027]) Adds 'empty recycle bin' feature to recyclebin showall view; also fixes an error which could occur if attempting to delete a recycle bin item where the custom module is no longer installed [#1276 state:resolved] https://github.com/exponentcms/exponent-cms/commit/f67ec7faa43817fe...

  • peters@slx-online.biz

    peters@slx-online.biz March 3rd, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

    I've made the changes. Empty recycle bin option is there, when I click it, it asks for confirmation, then after processing the one item, a text module, that was in there is still there. Peter.

  • peters@slx-online.biz

    peters@slx-online.biz March 3rd, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

    Yes, updated and replaced all three. There was no message after processing either. I have double checked the changes are OK.

    One question - in the browser on two lines there was a darker green oblong which after copy / paste renders as a space. Is this correct?


  • peters@slx-online.biz

    peters@slx-online.biz March 4th, 2015 @ 09:33 AM

    Yes, that's what I meant. Here are two screen shots - the first is the recycle bin, the second after clicking to Empty. Then after processing the screen blanks momentarily and it just goes back to the same as the first capture. I have rechecked all three files and uploaded again.

    This is not urgent now, as I have otherwise emptied the bin and have launched the site. Hopefully there will be minimal changes now for a little while until I'm sure the site has settled down and working to everyone's satisfaction. However if you do have any thoughts on why it doesn't work for me...

  • peters@slx-online.biz

    peters@slx-online.biz March 4th, 2015 @ 01:10 PM

    The site was created from the start with Exponent 2, so no migration from my side. I just tried to delete the text module by itself, but that failed too! At least you know why this happened. Just need to find a way of deleting this module. Peter.

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