Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Clearing the Needs Maintenance Icon
- Worked as long as I've been maintaining caches.But there have been so many software upgrades.An OM log in response to a NM log is a good thing, anyway, imho.BarbJ =many routes to an end=Tygress
---------- Original Message ----------
From: "semperquestio" <sqcaching@...>
Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Clearing the Needs Maintenance Icon
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 19:28:22 -0000
That works now? It didn't use to. Good to know! Thanks!
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, Bill Ellis <zionzr2@...> wrote:
> Great Tip!!!
> I'd like to offer a second way to clear it as well you can click on "Edit
> Attributes" and remove the "Needs Maintenance" Icon.
> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 11:30 AM, semperquestio <sqcaching@...> wrote:
> > **
> > Hi Gang,
> > It came to my attention recently that some folks around here don't know
> > how to clear the Needs Maintenance (NM) icon from their caches, so I
> > thought I'd come on here and address this for others who may not know about
> > it.
> > Just to be clear on what I am talking about, the NM icon is that little
> > icon that shows up on lists and your cache page attributes that is a white
> > cross on a red background. It is placed there when someone posts a "Needs
> > Maintenance" log on your cache.
> > When one of these logs is posted, the attribute is added to the cache
> > listing and, of course, the posting is emailed to the cache owner (CO) and
> > anyone watching hte cache either via the watchlist or bookmark features.
> > The email is not sent to Groundspeak or a reviewer unless, of course, the
> > reviewer is watching the cache.
> > OK. So why does this matter? Very simply, because many folks filter out
> > caches that have this NM attribute. I have seen many cases where a problem
> > has been fixed, but the NM attribute has never been cleared so the cache
> > will still not be seen by those that do this. So if you want you cache to
> > get maximum visibility, you need to clear this attribute as soon as you
> > address whatever problem the cache may have.
> > Fortunately, clearing the attribute is VERY easy. All you, the CO, must do
> > is go to your cache listing and write an "Owner Maintenance" log. You do
> > this just like any other log. Go to the "Log you visit" link at the top of
> > the right sidebar, click that, and post your log. This will remove the
> > attribute.
> > Just to be clear, there is no other way to clear it. Writing a note,
> > deleting the any NM logs, etc. will not get it done. You MUST post an OM
> > log to clear the attribute.
> > That's all there is to it.
> > HW/SQ
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