add "Note to Self"

2 years 1 month ago #1 by Richard Horobin
add "Note to Self" was created by Richard Horobin
Dear Christopher,

Not a problem, just a suggestion.

I have recently started using Rapid Contact Ex. I've used many other extensions, and I think you've produced a good one, with a very good user interface. I particularly like the Preview window that runs while I'm creating the fields.

Since that feature is so good, I suggest something similar, called "Note to Self". This would be a text area that would let me describe why I've done something in the field definition that I'm currently editing.

Scenario: 
On Day 1, I created a field called joining-household-number and made it a number.
On Day 2, I learnt about Field Groups, with dropdown values, but I was a bit confused.
On Day 3, I learnt more about Field Groups, and now I'd like to leave a note next to my new field that reminds me about the previous two days. I also want to explain to myself how the new field works.

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2 years 1 month ago #2 by Christopher Mavros
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Hello Richard and thank you for posting!

That's a very nice idea, and I like how you describe your experience with Rapid Contact Ex. It really helps me see a first-user's viewpoint.
The "Note to self" sounds like a very good idea. Could you possibly use the "Notes" field inside each field? It's not shown anywhere on the front-end, its sole purpose is for notes in the administrator, so I think you can use it.

Let me know!
Thanks again.

Christopher Mavros
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2 years 4 weeks ago #3 by Richard Horobin
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Yes, I'd love to use the "Notes" field. But it's not visible in Joomla! 3x versions. Is it visible in J4?

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2 years 4 weeks ago #4 by Christopher Mavros
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You are indeed right. I will add it and let you know as soon as possible.

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2 years 3 weeks ago #5 by Christopher Mavros
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Hi Richard! I just released version 2.4.794, which includes a Notes field for the back-end.
Let me know if you need any further assistance!

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