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 Author: Milko View Messages Posted By Milko
 Posted: Sep 10, 2016 04:07
 Subject: OR option
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Milko (37)

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Generally I am using Wanted List for first time and feature that auto selects
stores where I can buy bricks is just superb . But I thought that in some
cases there is no difference if you could use in your creation for example brick
1x4 or two 1x2 bricks.
But when you select 1x4 brick AND 1x2 brick in wanted list, then hit Auto-Searching
system will return stores that has both of them. In some cases for my MOC there
were 4 stores where I would have to buy bricks, but deselecting for example 1x2
brick and selecting 1x4 - there were 3 shops. Of course as we all know more shops
= more shipping costs.

So my idea is to add some kind of option that for every slot there is an "OR"
option - I select yellow brick 2x6 in blue but it will be fine too if theres
gonna be 2x yellow 2x3 bricks.

Or maybe there already exist that kind of option but I didn't spotted it
yet ?
 Author: Brickwilbo View Messages Posted By Brickwilbo
 Posted: Sep 10, 2016 05:20
 Subject: Re: OR option
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 Topic: Suggestions
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In Suggestions, Milko writes:
  Generally I am using Wanted List for first time and feature that auto selects
stores where I can buy bricks is just superb . But I thought that in some
cases there is no difference if you could use in your creation for example brick
1x4 or two 1x2 bricks.
But when you select 1x4 brick AND 1x2 brick in wanted list, then hit Auto-Searching
system will return stores that has both of them. In some cases for my MOC there
were 4 stores where I would have to buy bricks, but deselecting for example 1x2
brick and selecting 1x4 - there were 3 shops. Of course as we all know more shops
= more shipping costs.

So my idea is to add some kind of option that for every slot there is an "OR"
option - I select yellow brick 2x6 in blue but it will be fine too if theres
gonna be 2x yellow 2x3 bricks.

Or maybe there already exist that kind of option but I didn't spotted it
yet ?

You can create another wantlist(s) with alternatives and deselect in searches.
 Author: bercik View Messages Posted By bercik
 Posted: Dec 6, 2018 04:44
 Subject: Re: OR option
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 Topic: Suggestions
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Location:  Poland, w. Mazowieckie
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In Suggestions, Milko writes:
  So my idea is to add some kind of option that for every slot there is an "OR"
option - I select yellow brick 2x6 in blue but it will be fine too if theres
gonna be 2x yellow 2x3 bricks.

Yes, it would be perfect create multilevel alternatives between subsets of wanted
list.

It's useful for minifigs or combined parts, e.g. 50860c02 can be bought on
different ways:
50860c02 XOR (50860 AND (50859a XOR 50859b) AND 2x (50862c01 XOR (50861 AND 50862)).

It's useful for multiple variant of single parts, for example: 3794 XOR 3794a
XOR 3794b XOR 15573 in many projects is equivalent.

Maybe nested wanted list (wanted list as element of wanted list) with AND / XOR
relation between them?