[Migrated] Filters before running the list maker
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The filter button currently applies the selected filters on the artice list. Can it be setup so that the user can select filters ahead of time and then click "make list". For example, I would like to load "only categories" from when I click "Make list" using "Category" make from option. Right now, I having to load a bulk of articles first and then select the filters (this takes a lot of time). Try pulling the categories under https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Unassessed-Class India articles. Thanks, @Ganeshk 22:26, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

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@Reedy 22:35, 31 May 2008 (UTC) wrote:
Hmm. Something like List --> Filter out non mainspace and Filter duplicates (they run when new stuff has been added).

@Ganeshk 22:47, 31 May 2008 (UTC) wrote:
Tried that...when I selected "filter non-mainspace", it returned nothing. I wanted the categories alone to pull up (select category check on the List - filter option). Regards,

@Reedy 23:08, 31 May 2008 (UTC) wrote:
Yeah, what im meaning, is something "like" that needs adding.

@Lightmouse 11:01, 1 June 2008 (UTC) wrote:
Perhaps it might be worth considering have a separate list maker dialog. This would be equivalent to the 'Open' file dialog in other applications. Then you could have more room for options such as this request for pre-filtration. I would suggest merging it with the similar functionality of the 'List comparer'. I am always looking for improvements that will firstly make the terminology and interaction similar to other applications and secondly give more space for the working areas.

@Reedy 22:57, 1 June 2008 (UTC) wrote:
It would be easy enough to add on the special filter a checkbox to say, apply this filter whenever new articles are added to the List Maker... That saves other real-estate, and puts it in a relevant place?

@Magioladitis 01:43, 28 December 2009 (UTC) wrote:
Yes, it would :P

@Rich_Farmbrough 10:16, 14 May 2010 (UTC) wrote:
''Some'' of this can be done with "Special pages" dialog.

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