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SowiBB 3 RC 2

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 * Editing members pips, posts, threads, and points in ACP

 * Reply template post icon tag messed up

 * Fixed "View News" bug

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 * Ability to give certain groups special pips to replace the old ones
   -> Not multiple pips, just a special title pip saying "Admins" etc.

 * Ability to go to a page and add "?skin=SKINNAME" to preview a skin

 * Ability to edit poll options

 * Fully implented points

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 * Choose special pip image for a specific group

 * Ability to edit points, posts, threads, and pips per member

 * Ability to change a member's name easily

 * [Moderators+Admins] Ability to edit poll options

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 * [Polls] 10 options instead of 5

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SowiBB 3 RC 2 PRE RELEASE

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 * Log in bug fixed

 * Quotes within quote now works

 * ACP Edit Rules bug fixed

 * Rules double spacing fixed

 * New polls show as new posts to the post markers

 * Hot topic if more than 25 replies fixed

 * Board offline can be turned back
   -> You can now access the AdminCP..

 * If not a moderator, added a new line after the new reply button
   -> Before the subscribe button

 * New polls turn post markers on

 * Fixed multiple register_global bugs that were left behind

 * Fixed the PM popup bug

 * Fixed the document post icon
   -> Now allowing you to actually pick it

 * Fixed "Today at" not showing properly bug

 * Disallowed the single guest to vote in a poll

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 * Splitting Topics

 * Bumping topics
   -> Like posting a reply with "bump" only no reply appears
   -> Post goes to top of list, but doesn't stay there the way pinned does

 * When you click into a category, the other categories stay
   -> They stay under the active category
   -> You can't see the forums, just the category name
   -> Also added was the active category name above it's forums

 * Put forums within forums
   -> Forums that you can post in, can have forums inside them

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 * Choose how many forums to show on main page per catagory
   -> When clicking into catagory, you'll see them all
   -> You change this when you *edit* a catagory *with* forums in it

 * Ability to edit the new templates

 * Ability to assign a forum to a forum instead of a forum to a category

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 * Gzip Compression an optional way to speed up board
   -> Automatically detects if you have Gzip or not

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 * Edited posting, action, and error templates

 * Added templating for Viewing Forums, Main Boards, View Post
   -> Also: Memberlist, downloads, links

 * Restructured the polling system

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SowiBB 3 RC 1 SE (Second Edition)

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 * Refixed multiple page bug for Opera
 
 * Fixed so users can edit their own posts

 * Fixed the 200% in poll bug

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SowiBB 3 RC 1

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 * Fixed new skin bug
 
 * Fixed edit userinfo bug

 * Fixed edit CSS bug

 * Fixed multiple pages bug
   -> Opera only..

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 * Added "Check mySQL database information" in installer.
   -> In a way, this is a bug fix aswell.

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 * Allowed post counts to be edited per member
 * Allowed points to be edited per member (and threads)

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 * New smilies for the boards

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SowiBB 3 Beta 3.0.5

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 * Fixed the stats bug

 * Fixed the profile tpl bug

 * Poll bug fixed
   It now shows the correct total ammount, along with that amount

 * Fixed the skinning abilities

 * Show emotions with no value DO SHOW, rather than don't

 * People logging in show as "Logging In" rather than the guest viewing that page

 * [Permissions] They work a lot better now, they were on/off before.

 * Fixed editing forum's catagory id

 * Login and admincp login fixed

 * More compatible with register globals off

 * Installer works with register globals off

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 - Stats page actually viewable

 * Team page now there, and viewable

 * Paged Results go for the replies in a post, along with the posts in a forum

 * [BBCode] Automatic parasing of URL's with http:// (optional per post)

 * Optional to have URL's auto parse, emotions on, and your colour used

 * Advanced Search (Almost fully functionable)

 * Pips and Points show up in your profile

 * Links and Downloads can be added by users selected by admin

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 * Full error messages for most things, rather than a blank page.

 * Skin editing abilities added

 * Pips can be changed in AdminCP

 * You can change pips and points of "What they get when" in AdminCP

 * When adding/editing a group, can choose if they want "Edited By" to show up.
   -> For groups only (seperate for each)

 * Changed white background to regular orange in "Manage New Users".

 * Confirmation pages for prunning forum, marking posts, and deleting skins.

 * Set permissions for links and downloads
 * Delete links/downloads

 * Editing permissions for forums/catagories when editing the forum/catagory

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 * [DB] We changed the whole Database calling scheme!
	It's now it's own class, and we plan on adding a few other DB's to it too
	(database abstraction layer)

 * [Polls] Re-did the whole polling scheme too 
           We now save on rows resulting in less space
           Now, you just update the 1 row of the poll, rather than each vote
           adding it's own row.
           Before, you could have hundreds of rows, for 1 poll, now only 1.

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 * [Group Colour] The bright green wasn't as readable as we liked. 
                  Now a nice blue (This is moderators)

 * [Last Post] Flipped the "By" and "In" for lastpost in that forum

 * [Templates] Changed colours and size of error template

 * [Templates] Changed profile template a small bit
               -> Added in points row

 * [User Interface] Added errors like in AdminCP, so it doesn't give you a blank
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SowiBB 3 Beta 3.0.4

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 * Centered the locked image on closed posts (in forum view)

 * Fixed sql error when using quotes with mood

 * Fixed the uploads URL bug

 * If no moderators, don't show "Forum Moderators" anymore

 * In paged results, if there is 1 page, don't show page nav

 * [Paged Results] If you go "All Groups", no matter what you
                   had set your members per page to, it would
                   loose that information, resulting in using
                   the default of 30. This is now fixed.

 * [Paged Results] Not showing any page nav at all is fixed

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 - Added "Mood Last Modified" date in with moods
   -> Very handy to see if the mood is for today, or a week ago!

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* [Classes] Re-structured SowiBB class, and made
            bbcode and paged results into their own class.

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* [BBCode] Made BBcode in it's own class
* [pagedResults] Made paging results in it's own class

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SowiBB 3 Beta 3.0.3

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 * Login to AdminCP now works flawlessly.
   -> This worked only half the time.

 - Permission errors are now accurate.

 * Quote error of the date being the same as the quoted username fixed.

 * Edit Post dead images fixed.
   -> Reported by Clete2

 - Only pops up once, however stays as new until you actually view it.

 * varchar numbers don't order properly, you have to use "int".
   -> Varchar that are more than 1 digit don't order properly.
   -> It will go with the highest 1 digit number instead.
   -> FIX: Change them to "int" instead of varchar.

 * Installer "refresh"'ing instead of continuing on.. fixed.
   -> Reported by weretiger_lain.

 * "Yesterday At" now shows, using the correct date.
    -> It was using a different date, for some reason, and mktime wan't good.
    -> It's now a variable WITHOUT using mktime.

 * New Posts didn't show any posts at all.. fixed.

 * Online/Offline under user information in posts incorrect
   -> Reported by Clete2

 * Dead closed image at bottom
   -> Reported By Mercury Adept

 * Long titles on main page now limits to 15 characters with "..." at the end.
   -> On index only

 * Long Posts now wrap.

 * Counter of today's hits and all hits now works properly.

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 * Topics can be more than 25 characters now, they can be up to 75.

 * "Today At" and "Yesterday At" will be showed if posted today/yesterday.
    -> If it is not today or yesterday, it will show regular date.

 * In UserCP, you can select which colour you want all your posts to be in

 * Added more BB code.
   -> [align=right]Text[/align], [color=BLUE]Text[/color]
   -> [font=Arial]Text[/font], [size=2]Text[/size]

 * You can now choose a colour that all your posts will appear in
   -> You can also choose bold, italics, or underlined.

 * Added pips when viewing a post.

 - Pops up notifying person of a new PM.

 - Stats added. Originally started for Beta 3.0.0, however never continued
   -> Also, before we had only a few things such as board stats; now we have more.
   -> Special thanks to Quasi on ideas for some of the stats

 * People who have editing permissions (admin/moderators) can post in closed posts
   -> This will be an optional thing soon, however now it is an option.
   -> This helps if you want to close the topic, and then want to say why.

 * Custom Fonts. In UserCP -> Board Settings you can choose a colour.
   -> You can choose a colour, and bold/italics/underlined if you want.
   -> All YOUR posts will appear in this colour.

 * In UserCP you can now give your mood and a short description of why.
   -> This shows up right above your avatar through your posts, and in profile.

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 * Ability to make it so users who have more than X posts get X pips.
   -> Also, at X posts, the admin has the option to promote them to a new group.

 - When editing members you can now choose how many pips they have.

 - When editing groups you can select how many pips the members in that group have.
   -> Either this or member's pips will be overwritten when doing the opposite.

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 - Changed permission scheme, cutting down 10 queries (in some files) to 1.
   -> Down Side: Some files had no queries from permissions, now have 1.

 - Changed config and user information scheme, cutting down up to 8 queries.
   -> User and Config information now in array, instead of thrown freely around.
   -> Only called once, rather than multiple times now, which saves queries.

 * Changed skinning scheme, from Fast Template to SowiTemplate (Our own).
   -> Speeds up load time by approx. a full second.

 * Changed skinnig, config/user info, and permissions sheme.
   -> All together sped up the load time by 1.2+ seconds per page.

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 * [Skinning] Added user info into another option under skinning.

 - [Post Screen] Added border around avatars.

 - [BB Code] Got rid of ME tag as it was rather useless
 - [BB Code] Added [size], [font], and [align] tags.

 - [Installer] Fully compatible like the rest of the board
 - [Installer] Easier to use user interface, along with less steps.
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