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Message 805604 - Posted: 6 Sep 2008, 20:53:39 UTC

I'd like to see a reset button added for the web based preferences, which would restore previously adjusted BOINC/SETI settings back to their default values.

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Well, I've thoroughly played with the web based settings and can't remember what most of them originally were...

A reset button would be a useful.

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Message 812605 - Posted: 27 Sep 2008, 10:48:14 UTC - in response to Message 805604.

Are you talking about the Computing preferences or the Project (SETI@home) preferences? The settings for the forum and community already has a reset button.

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Message 812620 - Posted: 27 Sep 2008, 13:05:46 UTC
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Yes, I know.

I was actually referring directly to the Computing preferences. There's no reason why a reset button shouldn't be added to the Project (SETI@home) preferences as well though.

It's a bit strange that something as inconsequential as forum settings have a reset, but fairly complex preferences which dictate how BOINC actually works don't.

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Message 817615 - Posted: 12 Oct 2008, 16:48:30 UTC - in response to Message 812620.
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I was actually referring directly to the Computing preferences. There's no reason why a reset button shouldn't be added to the Project (SETI@home) preferences as well though.

Ok, I created a ticket ([754]) for your suggestion.

It's a bit strange that something as inconsequential as forum settings have a reset, but fairly complex preferences which dictate how BOINC actually works don't.

Well, when I wrote the forum prefs page the other two pages were already slated for a revamp. They haven't been improved yet, but we'll get there eventually. At the moment they are tied into the milestones set for the 6.4.x release. So theoretically you'll see some changes relatively soon - no promises, though, lots of stuff going on.

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