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** How to Use the Forum Features! **

Post by Daniel Pryor » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:45 pm

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This topic is here to give you a guide on how to navigate this board:





Quick Links gets you a pull-down menu of functions without having to move about the page.
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This will take you to the Frequently Asked Questions area:
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This will bring you back to the main board index of all the forums.
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This shows the "parent" forum. Click on it to go one step back towards the main index.
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This shows what sub-forum you are in. Clicking on it will "refresh" the screen.
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This shows the current forum you are in.
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Click here to see all new posts since you've logged in.
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This shows all the most recent posts that have activity in them.
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This displays all posts not read by you.
You can clear this flag by click on "mark forums read".
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This will show all posts by you, in order of the most recent date.
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This allows you to search the forum for specific topics, maps, or files.
1 is the field where you type in your search data.
2 activates the actual search
3 pulls up an advanced search options for greater control.

Also: One quick note about searching for files: a minimum of 4 characters is required
so if you are searching for a cat, bat, or ox for example, you will want to type
something like cats, bats, oxen, etc.
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This will create a new post in the forum.
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This functions like the main search function mentioned above but it only searches the forum
you are currently in, not the entire board.
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This flags topic as "read" instead of "unread".
If you click on it in a sub-forum, it only flags those topics as read.
If you click on it while in the main index then ALL topics on the board are marked as read.
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This returns you to the main index.
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This will subscribe you to a forum so that when new topics are posted, you will either
receive an email or a private message, depending on your settings.
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Click on this to send a message to the forum administrator.
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Shows you the team that works to manage this board.
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Brings up a list of all the members on this site.
*Note: Please be respectful to all members, thank you.
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This deletes things like read and unread flag cookies so click on this if you want all the
topics to reset to unread for example.
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This shows the time zone the forum is on. Currently were are in UTC-8:00 timezone (PST).
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This brings up a pull-down menu that allows you to sort the topics in different orders.
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This will jump you to a specific forum so you don't have to scroll back up to the top, etc.
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I hope that you have found this information useful and if you see anything here that is
missing, please check the FAQ (forum/app.php/help/faq)
to read about the board in more detail.

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