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Collaboration Updates

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Collaboration Updates

We have added some new collaboration features: It is now possible to easily invite all of your friends to a track (a friend is someone you follow and who also follows you). If you are feeling even more adventurous, you can also allow everyone in! To always keep you in charge of your track, new users can only join as long as you are active in the track. Opening up a session for all of your friends will also send out a notification to them.

These options can be found at the invite dialog in the app.

We also added a sidebar next to the newsfeed that (among other stuff) shows the currently active collaborations you can join.

Update #1: If you open up a track for everyone, it is always a good idea to use bookmarks frequently, so that you can revert changes you don't like.

Update #2: Owners and administrators of a track can now roll back changes done by other users (via the history panel on the right). Note that the keyboard shortcuts for undo / redo still concern your changes only. We also added an option to permanently ban a user from a track. This is done by simply removing them via the "get together" button.

Mini-Update #3: We have rewritten some parts of the network layer. Joining collaborations is now much faster.

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    Martin Below

    1 week ago

    Mini-Update:' We have rewritten some parts of the network layer. Joining collaborations is now much faster!

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    Martin Below

    about 1 month ago

    Owners and administrators of a track can now roll back changes done by other users (via the history panel on the right). Note that the keyboard shortcuts for undo / redo still concern your changes only. We also added an option to permanently ban a user from a track. This is done by simply removing them via the "get together" button.

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      Jordi Moragues

      4 weeks ago

      That's great. Do you think that you will make the choice Editor/Viewer extensive to the rest of categories of invited users, instead of only the explicitly typed in the text box?

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      Kepz

      about 1 month ago

      well done!

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    Professor DJ Sparkz

    about 1 month ago

    nice!

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    Kepz

    about 1 month ago

    I'd seriously advise everyone to have fun and open as many "Everybody" sessions as they want. There's a cool feature called Bookmarks you can use to make snapshots of your draft in case any vandals come along and you want to go back to how it sounded before. Problem solved :)

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      Martin Below

      about 1 month ago

      I'm currently working on the history so that admins the owner of a track can easily roll back changes made by others. There will also be a way to quickly ban users from a track.

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      Vizal

      about 1 month ago

      i agree with that statement its really interesting to see what the community can make and see how it evolves

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      Jordi Moragues

      about 1 month ago

      Martin already told the community about bookmarks. It's even mentioned in the topic text above. But even then, as soon as the session is open to everyone, any subsequent work will be very likely deleted. Judging from the reports it is happening very often. Where's the fun in that?

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    Jordi Moragues

    about 1 month ago

    I'd seriously advise everyone not to open a session to "Everybody" for now. At the moment you can't invite them as Viewers, they automatically join as Editors and you run the risk of a vandal joining your session and deleting your arrangement completely. There have been several such reports lately. Invite only selected, trusted friends or people in Viewer mode.

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      Jordi Moragues

      about 1 month ago

      @Kepz I'm not scaring anybody. Just describing a circumstance which is clear from all the reports AT has been receiving. There are too many users frustrated with the experience already. Right now, every session opened for everybody as editors is going to attract vandals and end up deleted. This is the unfortunate reality. Of course you can use bookmarks, but there's little point in opening the session if you're always going to have everyone's work deleted and have to go back to the bookmark state.

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      Kepz

      about 1 month ago

      Don't scare people from opening "Everybody" sessions. There's a simple solution to combat vandals. You can save bookmarks (snapshots) of your drafts to always go back to.

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      TCG伟大

      about 1 month ago
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    VSD❤ 壊れた

    about 1 month ago

    So if I just go into one of my drafts anyone can join?

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      VSD❤ 壊れた

      about 1 month ago

      yeah thanks for not being like the immature people "it literally says it you retard" I'm just making sure :)

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      Known As I

      about 1 month ago

      Didn't meant to offend you. I just wanted to know if there's some misleading information around.

      And yeah - I'd like more people to just downvote troll-posts rather than debating or joining.

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      VSD❤ 壊れた

      about 1 month ago

      but no need to say it like that just let me know yes or no

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    norway_gang

    about 1 month ago

    Correction: If you open up a track for everyone, it is always a good idea to use bookmarks frequently, so that you can revert back when people think it is funny to delete the entire track

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    Jordi Moragues

    about 1 month ago

    It seems that the status "Editor" or "Viewer" can't be chosen for the three categories of invited users (Only invited, Friends, Everybody). They automatically join as Editors and their status can only be changed afterwards on a one by one basis. Only users invited by name on the text input field can have their status assigned prior to joining. It would be good that the status could be chosen for any selected category prior to joining.

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      Known As I

      about 1 month ago

      Maybe it would be easier if everyone joined as viewer by default and can be permitted afterwards on a one-by-one basis. I guess it doesn't make sense to add more then like 5 editors which can easily be handled manually.

      This is just theory - you might have more practice as reference.

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    TheFourthDimensionaGamer

    about 1 month ago

    noice

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    august

    about 1 month ago

    p cool :)

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    G3ar_bot

    about 1 month ago

    oh hey

    cool

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    Kurea (XX)

    about 1 month ago

    Oh nice, this is pretty dope

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      Kurea (XX)

      about 1 month ago

      wow, you usually just bash at for lag and shit

      good to hear actual good things come from you for once XD

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