Summary of Kudoz questions asked/answered
Thread poster: Olaf Reibedanz

Olaf Reibedanz  Identity Verified
Colombia
Local time: 13:31
Member (2003)
English to German
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Nov 5, 2006

Just a couple of small suggestions regarding the layout of the summary for Kudoz questions asked and answered (I am referring to the summaries that appear when one clicks on “My Kudoz” and then on “ASKED” or “ANSWERED”): During the last couple of days I observed two changes on those summary pages that I liked a lot but that unfortunately have been removed again. I am referring to two things:

(1) In the status column, behind “open” or “closed” it said how many answers there were for each question.

(2) Different background colours were used for open and closed Kudoz questions (pink and yellow, respectively).

Both changes were good because they added to the clarity and improved the design. It would therefore be nice if they could be put back.

My third suggestion is to add a function with which to display only one’s open Kudoz questions, making it easier to keep track of questions that still need to be graded. (Otherwise the open Kudoz questions may be “buried” under a mountain of already graded Kudoz questions and can thus easily be overlooked).

Thanks to the staff for considering my suggestions.

Kind regards,

Olaf


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Joanna Borowska  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 20:31
English to Polish
Totally agree! Nov 5, 2006

Those useful features disappeared when the new profile format was introduced. I really hope they will be restored. Please, ProZ.com Staff, please...

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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
Member (2004)
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That's one of the reasons why I still refer to the old profile format Nov 5, 2006

Indeed, I find the new one is not at all clear in this respect.

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Denyce Seow  Identity Verified
Singapore
Local time: 02:31
Member (2004)
Chinese to English
Agree with your third suggestion Nov 6, 2006

Olaf Reibedanz wrote:

(2) Different background colours were used for open and closed Kudoz questions (pink and yellow, respectively).


Hi Olaf,

I still see different background colours for my closed and open questions. Closed questions have a background in brighter pink. I don't remember having yellow colour...

Olaf Reibedanz wrote:
My third suggestion is to add a function with which to display only one’s open Kudoz questions, making it easier to keep track of questions that still need to be graded.


I think this is a good idea. Recently, I tried to "clean up" my Kudoz list by closing open questions and making KOG entries. I stopped after seven pages because there were just so many pages to go through. It would really be nice if we could view only the open questions or "unglossed" questions.

Denyce


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Erich Ekoputra  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 01:31
Member (2007)
English to Indonesian
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Sorting Capability Nov 6, 2006

Olaf Reibedanz wrote:

(2) Different background colours were used for open and closed Kudoz questions (pink and yellow, respectively).

My third suggestion is to add a function with which to display only one’s open Kudoz questions, making it easier to keep track of questions that still need to be graded.


Hello Olaf. Agree with your suggestions above. Actually, I would prefer to having some sorting function in place, i.e. I can sort questions alphabetically or based on open/closed, date, language pair, or any combination of these criteria. At minimum, I want to be able to separate open questions from closed ones.


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Daniela Zambrini  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 20:31
Member (2005)
English to Italian
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kudoz box functions Nov 6, 2006

Erich Ekoputra wrote:

Olaf Reibedanz wrote:

My third suggestion is to add a function with which to display only one’s open Kudoz questions, making it easier to keep track of questions that still need to be graded.


Hello Olaf. Agree with your suggestions above. Actually, I would prefer to having some sorting function in place, i.e. I can sort questions alphabetically or based on open/closed, date, language pair, or any combination of these criteria. At minimum, I want to be able to separate open questions from closed ones.


Hi,
you can use the kudoz box that appears before the list of kudoz questions to sort them by specific criteria:

for example you can set
"my questions" in *personal* and "open" in *status*

Ciao, D.


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