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by Forum Manager
Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: Beyond the Basics
Topic: Adding an Avatar to your Profile
Replies: 0
Views: 2121

Adding an Avatar to your Profile

Adding an avatar (a small personal image like the one on the right) to your profile is pretty easy, and is done in a way that is very similar to the process of adding an attachment to a Forum post. First, you will need to have a graphics file (.jpg or .gif or .png), no larger than 180x180 pixels, an...
by Forum Manager
Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Beyond the Basics
Topic: Adding Text Styles ... and Color
Replies: 0
Views: 1927

Adding Text Styles ... and Color

What most of us think of text "styles", such as bold, italics, and underlining can be added to your posts, but in a way that is somewhat different than in most Mac applications. In a forum text box, if you want to "stylize" a block of text, the text will need to surrounded by the appropriate "tags"....
by Forum Manager
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Forum Basics
Topic: Registering
Replies: 0
Views: 2076

Registering

Anyone can view the SMUG Forum postings, but in order to be able post a reply to an existing topic or start a new topic, you will first have to register. This one-time process starts by just clicking the Register button at the top of the page. Note that once you register and log in, the button will ...
by Forum Manager
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: Forum Basics
Topic: Activating your Registration
Replies: 0
Views: 2085

Activating your Registration

Once you have submitted your Registration, a screen will be displayed like the one below: Registration Info.png Within a few minutes, you should receive your activation e-mail that looks something like this: Activation email.png In order to complete the registration process, just click on the link t...
by Forum Manager
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Forum Basics
Topic: Replying to a Post
Replies: 0
Views: 1767

Replying to a Post

One of the great aspects of the Forum is the ability for registered users to interact by posting a reply to another user's post. For example, one user might ask for advice on a Mac related issue, and you would want to offer a solution or suggestion. Or possibly, you might just want to comment on som...
by Forum Manager
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Forum Basics
Topic: Editing and Deleting a Post
Replies: 0
Views: 1641

Editing and Deleting a Post

After having submitted a Forum post, it is quite possible that you either want to correct a mistake, make a change, or add something. To make any of those changes, just click the Pencil button at the top right of your post. Once you have made the changes, be sure to click the Submit button. If you w...
by Forum Manager
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: Forum Basics
Topic: Adding a New Topic
Replies: 0
Views: 1993

Adding a New Topic

Once you have logged in, starting a new Forum discussion topic is easy ... just click the New Topic button near the top-left of the Forum page that displays all the current topics in a category. Note: Some categories (like "Bulletin Board Instructions") have restrictions as to who can add topics. So...