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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2015, 06:34:51 PM »
Ta Mark

I had tried profile and then summary, but I didn't see the Modify Profile link on the summary page. Now done and it's so much easier so thanks!

Hmm, a hide function, now that is very tempting!!!!!

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« Reply #17 on: December 30, 2014, 08:19:38 PM »
Mark, I can't find the option to put latest posts at the top of the string when I'm looking at the boards. Could you point me in the direction of how to set this as it's driving me crackers trying to find the right place to get it back the way I want it!

Alison

It seems to be buried much deeper than before, I struggled to find it myself:

Profile > Modify Profile > Look and Layout > Checkbox = Show most recent posts at top.

There's also a new feature that lets you build an ignore list!
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #16 on: December 30, 2014, 07:06:06 PM »
Mark, I can't find the option to put latest posts at the top of the string when I'm looking at the boards. Could you point me in the direction of how to set this as it's driving me crackers trying to find the right place to get it back the way I want it!

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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2014, 12:14:51 AM »
That explains it. I thought my screen's resolution had gone a bit haywire. :)

A bit easier on the eye now the colours have softened.
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2014, 04:00:26 PM »
Actually, it's not just you,  Amazon. Mark and I fix quite a lot of posts from people who accidentally delete brackets from the "quote" tags. Always use the "preview" button!

Thanks Howard i will try to do that .




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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #13 on: December 20, 2014, 07:18:06 PM »
So what have I not quoted correctly .

Actually, it's not just you,  Amazon. Mark and I fix quite a lot of posts from people who accidentally delete brackets from the "quote" tags. Always use the "preview" button!
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2014, 07:05:30 PM »
admin - don't suppose this new version of SMF forum you've deployed this week comes with a "quote wizard" to help folk like amazon quote previous postings correctly ?

So what have I not quoted correctly .

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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2014, 10:06:03 AM »
admin - don't suppose this new version of SMF forum you've deployed this week comes with a "quote wizard" to help folk like amazon quote previous postings correctly ?
Unfortunately not @sgk sorry. I'm not sure that it will ever be that clever  :-\  and Howard or I usually have to intervene.

The best advice on quotes is here: 

http://www.marple-uk.com/smf/index.php?topic=5387.msg32425#msg32425

And to repeat the advice given there, always preview your post.
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2014, 10:22:32 PM »
admin - don't suppose this new version of SMF forum you've deployed this week comes with a "quote wizard" to help folk like amazon quote previous postings correctly ?

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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2014, 12:02:38 PM »
@admin, that works perfectly! Got an email alert and everything. Think I'll turn the email alert off though, just the number on the "Mentions" part of the "Profile" dropdown is fine.
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2014, 12:00:51 PM »
OK @Howard, I've installed and enabled it. How does it work for you?

Here's how you access it:

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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2014, 11:48:24 AM »
I use it a great deal on other forums. It's also widely used on Facebook and Twitter so is actually fairly standard.
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2014, 11:24:07 AM »
Are we able to tag a user on the new system, e.g., @admin which then notifies the user they are being mentioned?

There is a mod that claims to do that. Do you think it would be a good addition?
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2014, 11:10:05 AM »
Are we able to tag a user on the new system, e.g., @admin which then notifies the user they are being mentioned?
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Re: Forum Upgrade 15 December 2014
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2014, 08:58:03 AM »
Good work, Mark. Looks much 'cleaner' and attractive, softer colours, like it !
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