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Is there a plugin or option that enables categories to have multiple parents?

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asked Aug 16, 2013 in Plugins by Stevenvdr

I would like to have some subcategories to be placed under multiple categories, to get a structure like this:

Category 1
|- Sub-category A
|- Sub-category B
|- Sub-category C

Category 2
|- Sub-category A
|- Sub-category D

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Is this in any way possible? For example with a plugin or making 'Sub-category A' under 'Category 2' a link to the first 'Sub-category A'.

Q2A version: 1.6.2

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answered Aug 17, 2013 by WarcraftQ2A
selected Aug 17, 2013 by Stevenvdr
 
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I have looked at the plugins and the options and there doesn't appear to be anything that can do this at the moment. I would suggest closing this question and submitting a Plugin or Feature request.
commented Aug 17, 2013 by Stevenvdr
I have started writing a custom plugin to add a feature like this. Currently I am still unsure if I will make it open source, as it needs alot more polishing than a closed source option.
commented Aug 17, 2013 by WarcraftQ2A
That's awesome - someone that wants a feature in something but doesn't constantly complain that someone else hasn't already done the work for them. Good luck with it mate and well done! I am sure there are others that will help you out if you need a hand. I myself haven't looked into the plugin writing yet - but hope to do so some day soon.
commented Feb 18, 2014 by Kovács János
I like to use this function.
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