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Message 55684 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 6:48:50 UTC

Yesterday my boinc app has updated on my smartphone. But now i cannot find how to add a project different from list (and i don't want to use BAM). Where i can insert, for example, ralph.bakerlab.org??
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Message 55686 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 8:16:14 UTC - in response to Message 55684.  

Very unintuitive...
Boinc, hamburger next to Tasks, Projects, hamburger on your phone, add project by url.

The hamburger are the three horizontal stripes.
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Message 55693 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 10:05:44 UTC - in response to Message 55686.  

The hamburger are the three horizontal stripes.


I had alredy tried. But if i click, i have nothing
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Message 55695 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 10:18:43 UTC - in response to Message 55693.  

It may be difficult to see, it's at the bottom of the screen and black text on a dark blue background.

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Message 55700 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 12:42:43 UTC - in response to Message 55695.  

It may be difficult to see, it's at the bottom of the screen and black text on a dark blue background.


I've not this screen, only the list of projects, without text...
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Message 55701 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 12:56:39 UTC

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Message 55710 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 20:15:42 UTC - in response to Message 55701.  



Made it into an image.

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Message 55711 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 20:18:29 UTC - in response to Message 55700.  
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It may be difficult to see, it's at the bottom of the screen and black text on a dark blue background.


I've not this screen, only the list of projects, without text...

What Boinc version are you actually running?

In Boinc 7.4.14, I go to the Projects Tab, then in the right corner, I have three selections, a pause selection (suspends computation), a + selection (adds projects), and : selection (actually 3 vertical dots, this is add a project by URL)

Don't go to the add project, or via the Hamburger to add projects, these only show Official Non-Alpha, non-Beta projects, and the Add account manager selections, there is no add project by URL selection there.

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Message 55713 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 20:37:12 UTC - in response to Message 55711.  

In Boinc 7.4.14, I go to the Projects Tab, then in the right corner, I have three selections, a pause selection (suspends computation), a + selection (adds projects), and : selection (actually 3 vertical dots, this is add a project by URL)

I must stress, I do have the Plus sign and the Pause sign, but to get to the Add URL option I have to short press the three horizontal stripes sign (hamburger) on my phone. It isn't in the graphics, but on the phone:

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Message 55714 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 20:43:18 UTC - in response to Message 55713.  
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In Boinc 7.4.14, I go to the Projects Tab, then in the right corner, I have three selections, a pause selection (suspends computation), a + selection (adds projects), and : selection (actually 3 vertical dots, this is add a project by URL)

I must stress, I do have the Plus sign and the Pause sign, but to get to the Add URL option I have to short press the three horizontal stripes sign (hamburger) on my phone. It isn't in the graphics, but on the phone:

My Hamburger is a Graphic in the top left corner as in this picture, But there are three selections on the right on Boinc 7.4.14 (Joachim has been changing the UI on Boinc 7.4.x):



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Message 55717 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 21:27:50 UTC - in response to Message 55714.  

Not for me, I only have the pause sign and the plus sign on the top right.

The hamburger on the left is only used from the initial Tasks screen, to get to the menu, there select Projects, don't select a project, but just press the hamburger key on the phone. That opens, for me at least, the Add URL menu.

I am using 7.4.14.

Although using is a big word. I have it installed, let's keep it at that.
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Message 55719 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 21:41:52 UTC - in response to Message 55717.  
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The hamburger on the left is only used from the initial Tasks screen, to get to the menu, there select Projects, don't select a project, but just press the hamburger key on the phone. That opens, for me at least, the Add URL menu.

The Hamburger for me, On Android 4.1.1 (It's the same on my 2012 Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4), Opens selections to get to:

Tasks
Notices
Projects
  All the projects attached to (under each other)
  Add project
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There is no physical Hamburger button on my mobile, or my Tablet, there is on my Old HTC Desire, But since it only runs Android 2.2.1 it can't run Boinc, and has to settle with NativeBoinc.

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Message 55721 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 21:53:35 UTC - in response to Message 55719.  

The Hamburger for me, On Android 4.1.1 (It's the same on my 2012 Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4)

Can't help what I see on Android 4.2.1 on my Huawei Ascend G700.
But having no hamburger button on the phone is probably what kicks it in. You'd have to ask that on the developers list.
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Message 55722 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 22:00:35 UTC - in response to Message 55721.  
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The Hamburger for me, On Android 4.1.1 (It's the same on my 2012 Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4)

Can't help what I see on Android 4.2.1 on my Huawei Ascend G700.
But having no hamburger button on the phone is probably what kicks it in. You'd have to ask that on the developers list.

There's already been a bit of confusion there about this,

Rom has already asked:

How hard would it be to move the attach to project by URL functionality into the main attach work flow?

Joachim Fritzsch answer was:

Project that are not in the pre-defined list (e.g.
http://ralph.bakerlab.org/) can be attached by:
1. go to projects screen
2. select the three dots on the top right / if you are on Android
2.3.3 or earlier, press the menu button
3. select "add project by URL"
4. enter URL and continue.

Thanks for your help!

Rom also asked (from Nikolay Saharov):

And there is a small suggestion. Is it possible to indicate in Add projects screen which projects already added?

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Message 55723 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 22:12:06 UTC - in response to Message 55722.  

Rom sent this thread to the Android Development list.
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Message 55725 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 22:30:09 UTC - in response to Message 55723.  

Rom sent this thread to the Android Development list.

I also have to admit I couldn't find it (at first) when I wanted to re-add Albertathome to my HTC One S after it's Boinc 7.4.13 episode.

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Message 55727 - Posted: 29 Aug 2014, 22:38:30 UTC - in response to Message 55725.  

Well, as I told Rom, the previous BOINC I had (still don't know which version that was!) had the option in the place where you have it in 7.4.14 AND under the short press menu on the Projects screen. I could short press any white space there and get a menu with among things No New Tasks and the Add URL option.

The short press doesn't work anymore in 7.4.14 and the option is no longer in the menu on my phone.

Of course, it doesn't help much that these things change about every BOINC version. How are we to help people, if it doesn't uniformly work on every phone/tablet/phablet/whatever out there?
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Message 55742 - Posted: 30 Aug 2014, 9:54:34 UTC - in response to Message 55711.  


What Boinc version are you actually running?

7.4.14

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Message 55743 - Posted: 30 Aug 2014, 10:32:27 UTC - in response to Message 55713.  

I have to short press the three horizontal stripes sign (hamburger) on my phone. It isn't in the graphics, but on the phone:


I click it a lot, but no response
I click EVERYWHERE without result
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Message 55807 - Posted: 5 Sep 2014, 13:24:05 UTC - in response to Message 55722.  

Project that are not in the pre-defined list (e.g.
http://ralph.bakerlab.org/) can be attached by:
1. go to projects screen
2. select the three dots on the top right / if you are on Android
2.3.3 or earlier, press the menu button
3. select "add project by URL"
4. enter URL and continue.


Thank you!!!
Is not so simple, but it works
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