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timnugent (author)  Instructables Robot8 months ago
Request: Non-Alpha Characters in Titles to Designate Awards

Dear Instructables Administration:

While downloading Instructables as PDF files, I like to edit the name of the file with the following convention at the end of the title:

How_to_Make_Mashed_Potatoes (*++).pdf

The part that looks like this (*++) indicates that the instructable has been featured (*) and has been a finalist in 2 contests (++).

This lets me peruse my downloaded instructables within a given category (I file them by project type) and find one that is really top-of-the-line at a glance.

Would it be possible and/or acceptable to have this sort of suffix automatically added to the title of downloads by the instructable web site? This would save much time and effort for me and anyone else who was interested in this luxurious little feature. Perhaps it could be included as a preference check-box for those who did (or didn't) want this feature enabling them to choose it? Would the code to do this be difficult to implement?

I hereby request this feature for pro members!

Timothy Nugent