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avatar sshcli
8 Aug 2016

Steps to reproduce the issue

  1. Create a new module (Any Type)
  2. Set Position to: example_topic_1 and save the module
  3. Now edit the module an try to change the position to: example_top

Expected result

You should be able to add any custom module position.

Actual result

There is a conflict with the position name, Joomla won't let you add a new custom position if there is another with the same word at the beginning.

System information (as much as possible)

Joomla 3.6.2 + Protostar
PHP 7.0.9
Chrome 52.0.2743.116 m

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avatar sshcli sshcli - open - 8 Aug 2016
avatar jeckodevelopment
jeckodevelopment - comment - 9 Aug 2016

Cannot replicate.

1. Create a new module (eg. Custom) and assign it to a new position, called "test_1", Save & Close
2. Edit the module, changin the position to "test_2", Save & Close

It works

System information (as much as possible)
Joomla 3.6.2
PHP 5.6.23
Firefox 48.0

avatar sshcli
sshcli - comment - 9 Aug 2016

@jeckodevelopment Please try with the exact example mentioned above
First: example_topic_1
Then: example_top
In my example there is a match after the underscore: _top

avatar sshcli
sshcli - comment - 9 Aug 2016

Problem solved by deleting 523 trashed modules + clearing the browser cache + clearing the joomla cache + clearing the browser cookies
Thanks for your support.
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avatar brianteeman
brianteeman - comment - 9 Aug 2016

Closed as requested

avatar brianteeman brianteeman - change - 9 Aug 2016
Status New Closed
Closed_Date 0000-00-00 00:00:00 2016-08-09 07:30:55
Closed_By brianteeman
avatar brianteeman brianteeman - close - 9 Aug 2016

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