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Post by digger » August 9th, 2010, 9:14 pm

Board external emails.

It may have been noticed that the board allows external emails to non members ,
top right of topic page , this is to advise friends etc of topics that may be of interest to them
i.e. the topic link is given .
But be aware although the header address is that of the boards own Bot "Admin@" , the return address is set and shown to that of the member .
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Re: Emails

Post by Little John » September 5th, 2010, 6:09 pm

Fairy Nuff.
Yes this is the real "Little John"

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Re: single post pointer

Post by digger » October 16th, 2010, 8:19 pm

Although the board will not show a single post as such , it can let you direct someone to any chosen post by copy/pasting address bar details , by clicking on the icon beside the username below the re.**** *** immediately above the required post .

in this posts case it would be "re. single post pointer"
here's a quick example , the link below should take you to a mid topic post by srd in another forum section .

http://www.salems.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=175#p3171
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Re: Text size

Post by salem » October 28th, 2010, 6:58 pm

On this site text size can be altered to suit any users own preference ,
You can find the text size control below the main header on the right hand side ,
it looks like an "A" with up/down indicators at each side although members may have to reduce the size from maximim to reach the board index button in certain board styles ( there is another one at the bottom).
The larger text can be useful when special event styles are in use . ;)

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Re: Board hints Atom feeds

Post by salem » December 6th, 2010, 10:08 pm

All "Static" styles have now been updated to include active feed content (from the public forums only ).

Static blue & red styles have been also been modded to include "Quick Reply" mode .

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Re: Board hints

Post by SRD » December 7th, 2010, 8:21 am

:o I wish I knew what that meant. :?
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Re: Board hints

Post by Little John » December 7th, 2010, 10:09 am

Just what is it about "All "Static" styles have now been updated to include active feed content (from the public forums only )." that you don't understand?

Is it the same as me?
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Re: Board hints

Post by SRD » December 7th, 2010, 4:16 pm

Firstly what are 'static styles'?
Then what's 'active feed content'?
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Re: Board hints

Post by Little John » December 7th, 2010, 4:21 pm

Don't ask me. Ask Salem.
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Post by digger » December 7th, 2010, 8:50 pm

Or read the forum messages ;)
http://www.salems.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=233#p4286

"Static" is the default style type used in here . Being static, static blue the default one for guests and static red . Others styles in use are are Soul_City , prosilver , subsilver & special events (activated when required)
Feeds are RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds , the type used here is "Atom Feeds" the orange square beside "home" on i.e. browsers will take you to them and it's up to yourselves if you choose to subscribe or just click on the feed button when you feel like it .
"public forums" the majority of the forums i.e. the ones you can read as a guest.

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Re: Board hints

Post by SRD » December 8th, 2010, 7:56 am

Ah :? Thanks ...... I think.
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Re: Board hints

Post by Little John » December 8th, 2010, 9:23 am

Well, it made sense to me. But then I have set up a forum myself.
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Re: Board hints

Post by salem » December 19th, 2010, 6:20 pm

Embedding video to post
This was discussed much earlier in the test version
see here http://www.salems.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2&start=0
if you need any help in adding video to a post . :wave:

Find a rather topical one below .
SRD wrote:How to clear snow:

[youtube]MlA2INOpT78&NR[/youtube]
Whilst the above BBcode will still be available , auto media embedding is added to the board ... simply post the video URL



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Re: Board hints

Post by SRD » December 19th, 2010, 7:44 pm

Thief, I posted that over in the Backyard last year.
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Re: Board hints

Post by salem » December 28th, 2010, 1:51 pm

It was from here and I did quote you ;)

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