Highlighting Whats Being Worked On

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Highlighting Whats Being Worked On

Postby jimerb » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:39 pm

I'm often confused trying to figure out what is being worked on by Newsbin in the background. So many nuances and status codes.

To me it would be nice if there was someplace easy to go to see what Newsbin was doing:

Just a dashboard of sorts that says:

* Downloading file name & Percentage done
* Unraring File & Percentage done

I have a huge area titled "Ready" on my status bar that always seems to say "Ready". Maybe this info could go there.
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Re: Highlighting Whats Being Worked On

Postby Quade » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:01 pm

That's what the download list is for. So you can watch the progress of the downloads. I've considered little popups when the unrar finishes though. Kinda like what you see when a song changes.
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Re: Highlighting Whats Being Worked On

Postby jimerb » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:17 pm

The problem with the download list is if you have 500 things in the list, it's not uncommon for 10 things to be solid blue on the status bar. It makes it hard to figure out which file is being unrar'd.

It's even harder if you've been playing with the order of items.
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Re: Highlighting Whats Being Worked On

Postby Quade » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:20 pm

The stuff that's unraring should be green. Are you using NZB files? If yes, I'd suggest using the latest beta and also suggest feeding the NZB's directly to the download list.

Just listening to your description it sounds as if the files you're downloading aren't all grouped into a single like. NZB's fed directly to the download list are "force grouped".
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Re: Highlighting Whats Being Worked On

Postby jimerb » Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:43 pm

Im using internet search. I see the green no problem but he issue is most often I see all blue bars (some light blue and some dark blue) and I have to wait for something to start unraring. I find myself scrolling up and does trying to spot an unrar happening.
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