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CarnavalDeQuebec
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4 posts

Updates to Messages Page

In my opinion the messages is actually better now! But what about Alerts…
1861192
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62 posts

Updates to Messages Page

sea_mist wrote:

I really like this update! But there is no way to tell if it is an old message or new, so maybe you could add some sort of symbol to feature the fact that it is a new message?

I agree.

Hi, I'm 1861192!
I am the owner of the featured studio, Book Suggestions. I love getting messages so I would appreciate it if you dropped a comment on my profile.
PackersRuleGoPack
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1000+ posts

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MistickMage wrote:

Great update! Wish it was a little easier to see new messages, though. Also, if you could “Flag” Messages to come back to them later, that would be awesome.

Still cool though!
This is a pretty common answer to this new update. I made a user script to fix this, and the problemm about the messages being to big. (If you don't know how to use a userscript just tell me on my profile xD:
I used jokebookservice1 (go and follow him!)'s script (that made all unread messages lightgray) to make this, so credit to him

// ==UserScript==
// @name         Highlight New Notifications
// @version      0.1
// @description  Highlights new notifications in the updated /messages page on Scratch
// @author       jokebookservice1, packersrulegopack 
// @match        https://scratch.mit.edu/messages/
// ==/UserScript==
/*Also thanks to JokeBookService he created the majority of this program, I just edited the css to make stuff look better and added the "messages are to big problem. */
let css = document.createElement("STYLE");
css.appendChild(document.createTextNode(".mod-unread{background-color: #F7F7B2;font-size:14px;}.mod-comment{font-size:14px;}.comment-message-info{font-size:14px;}.comment-text{padding:6px;}.comment-message-info-img{width:37px;height:37px;}"));
document.body.appendChild(css);

Pylar
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100+ posts

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I like the new messaging system! My only issue is that since I read abnormally fast, it takes even longer for the messages to stop appearing. But otherwise good!
PackersRuleGoPack
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1000+ posts

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btw, please message me on my profile, if you have any suggestions on it.

goIdfinch
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2 posts

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Pylar wrote:

I like the new messaging system! My only issue is that since I read abnormally fast, it takes even longer for the messages to stop appearing. But otherwise good!

Hehe, that happens to me too! Except I don't read too fast, and the people above say so too, so I think it's a glitch.
NikeCheck
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5 posts

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I love this idea!! I went to my messages before this forum had been posted and I saw the changes and I was like “Wow!” I am now easily able to sort through my messages and the layout is much better then it used to be!!

I am… @NikeCheck awesome!! #ALAS

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jokebookservice1
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1000+ posts

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If you don't want the extra changes that PackersRuleGoPack added to my userscript, and only want to make the messages lightgrey, then you may want to use the original I made, which is below.

// ==UserScript==
// @name         Highlight New Notifications
// @version      0.1
// @description  Highlights new notifications in the updated /messages page on Scratch
// @author       jokebookservice1
// @match        https://scratch.mit.edu/messages/
// ==/UserScript==
let css = document.createElement("STYLE");css.appendChild(document.createTextNode(".mod-unread{background-color: #e0d9d9;}"));document.body.appendChild(css);
scratchmaster678
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42 posts

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sea_mist wrote:

I really like this update! But there is no way to tell if it is an old message or new, so maybe you could add some sort of symbol to feature the fact that it is a new message?

The message symbol (favourite, love it, follow, comment) shows up as a bright colour if it is new and goes slightly duller when read. Hope this helps!


I-Iz-A-Litten
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1000+ posts

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it looks amazing, I wonder when they are doing the same for “My Stuff”

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1234567guy
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23 posts

Updates to Messages Page

speakvisually wrote:

Hey everyone,

We wanted to share with you several exciting updates to the "Messages“ page.

We've made a number of changes to the design of the Messages page. You'll notice it's easier to see the complete content of a message, filter messages, and… *drum roll* the page works beautifully on mobile devices. Cool, right?!

But, perhaps the biggest news is what the developers have done behind the scenes. They have completely reimagined how ”social actions" on Scratch are stored in our database. A social action is information about when you share a project, make a comment, love a project, etc. We deal with literally millions of social actions per day, so figuring out a way to store and manage them is no small feat. We're happy to report the developers redesigned the system to perform way, way, way faster!

We hope you like the changes and appreciate all the hard work from the Scratch developers and design team.

As with any update to the website, we expect you may run into a bug or glitch. We kindly ask you report those issues in the Bugs & Glitches forum.

Cheers,
Speak
where do have scratch on the phone?
Influenzi
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9 posts

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Eh I don't love the new layout. But it's good that the social actions are stored more efficiently.

gennyrayza
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ciaooooooooooo



donaldsu06
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Wahsp
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1000+ posts

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Lucy_Lu wrote:

I like this update, but even after I check my messages, it says I still have a message. I'll check it and I don't, so it's really hard to tell when I have a message and when I don't. Is this a glitch or is this happening to everyone? Thanks!
I was talking to someone complaining about it glitching, and telling them that it was nothing wrong. Three times in the past couple hours have I got a ‘fake notification’ from that conversation. Woohoo, irony!

Anyway, I love the new system : D Can't wait for Scratch 3.0

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-pride
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PackersRuleGoPack wrote:

Lol, I'll just tell you how to use the messages userscript here:

Get this extension:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/tampermonkey/dhdgffkkebhmkfjojejmpbldmpobfkfo?hl=en (Thats for chrome users, any other browser just search up tamper monkey and get it)

Once it installs click this:

And then copy paste this:

// ==UserScript==
// @name         Highlight New Notifications
// @version      0.1
// @description  Highlights new notifications in the updated /messages page on Scratch
// @author       jokebookservice1, packersrulegopack 
// @match        https://scratch.mit.edu/messages/
// ==/UserScript==
/*Also thanks to JokeBookService he created the majority of this program, I just edited the css to make stuff look better and added the "messages are to big problem. */
let css = document.createElement("STYLE");
css.appendChild(document.createTextNode(".mod-unread{background-color: #F7F7B2;font-size:14px;}.mod-comment{font-size:14px;}.comment-message-info{font-size:14px;}.comment-text{padding:6px;}.comment-message-info-img{width:37px;height:37px;}"));
document.body.appendChild(css);
And then click “save”:


Then close the tab and open up scratch!
Great!

Drunken_Sailor
Scratcher
1000+ posts

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Awesome! One question, how does one view their alerts?

kScratch-T99
Scratcher
15 posts

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speakvisually wrote:

Hey everyone,

We wanted to share with you several exciting updates to the "Messages“ page.

We've made a number of changes to the design of the Messages page. You'll notice it's easier to see the complete content of a message, filter messages, and… *drum roll* the page works beautifully on mobile devices. Cool, right?!

But, perhaps the biggest news is what the developers have done behind the scenes. They have completely reimagined how ”social actions" on Scratch are stored in our database. A social action is information about when you share a project, make a comment, love a project, etc. We deal with literally millions of social actions per day, so figuring out a way to store and manage them is no small feat. We're happy to report the developers redesigned the system to perform way, way, way faster!

We hope you like the changes and appreciate all the hard work from the Scratch developers and design team.

As with any update to the website, we expect you may run into a bug or glitch. We kindly ask you report those issues in the Bugs & Glitches forum.

Cheers,
Speak

I like it!
bigpuppy
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1000+ posts

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Drunken_Sailor wrote:

Awesome! One question, how does one view their alerts?

CarnavalDeQuebec wrote:

In my opinion the messages is actually better now! But what about Alerts…
Here's a post that Speakvisually made about that:

speakvisually wrote:

dogeiscut wrote:

What About Alerts?

Thanks for the question about alerts :] We currently are hiding all past alerts. If you receive a new alert, it will show up in your news feed. You can then dismiss that alert forever.

We may slightly change this in the coming weeks or months.

Last edited by bigpuppy (Sept. 9, 2017 21:49:00)


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IcoCat
New to Scratch
2 posts

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Hey everyone I need help on something….
My scratch wont let me post anything so I was wondering if you can tell me why?
when i click create it goes to a white page.
please help me.

-Icocat

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