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technical stuff - or: What can I do here and how to do it?

PostSat Jul 19, 2014 3:00 pm

for those not already familiar with phpBB forums:

top of each post, left to the time stamp, there's a wee "sheet of paper" symbol ... if you click it your browser will jump exactly to that post and show its URL in the browser line.

When referring to a post you can copy the URL from there and paste it in your reply to make it easy for everyone to look up the post you're referring to.
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 1:44 pm

Tricia wrote:Aoife do you mean just copy n paste search engine at top? I thot it was something major lol thank god it aint :D
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=39


Aye Tricia - with that you C&Pd the "Chatroom" address ... if you first click the wee sheet of paper symbol left to the timestamp coming with a post and then C&P your link will open exactly at where the post you're referring to is.
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:13 pm

viewtopic.php?p=757#p757 ...this is in cartoons i posted up i thot it was funny :D clink link

The wee page icon beside time and date is in this pic below ....everybody see it ?

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Re: Imput from Fairlies FOLKLORE welcome here..

PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:13 pm

just trying it meself on android tablet - lets see how it works: viewtopic.php?p=1113#p1113
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Re: Imput from Fairlies FOLKLORE welcome here..

PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:16 pm

Tricia wrote:The wee page icon beside time and date is in this pic below ....everybody see it ?

aye, marked it with a fat red arrow here: viewtopic.php?p=1012#p1012
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Re: Imput from Fairlies FOLKLORE welcome here..

PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:26 pm

Tricia wrote:Aoife do you mean just copy n paste search engine at top?


Traditionally its the browser line ... many modern browsers have added functionality to this line so that it can be used as search engine input also ... but if you're using a browser with two different input lines, browser line where you would type in URLs and search input where you would type in keywords you're searching for, be sure to choose the browser line for C&P.
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:36 pm

"Traditionally its the browser line ... many modern browsers have added functionality to this line so that it can be used as search engine input also ... but if you're using a browser with two different input lines, browser line where you would type in URLs and search input where you would type in keywords you're searching for, be sure to choose the browser line for C&P."

Gotcha :D aoife thanx for patience and info teacher
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:39 pm

everybody experiencing any difficulties here is welcome to ask ... only precondition is people should be able to explain what's bothering them ;)
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:51 pm

I didnt know anything was bothering me personally til i realise i dont know the half of it lol :lol:

Just discovered another thing..ok im slow lol...but viewing online...the actual words WHO IS ONLINE can be clicked on and will bring you to destination of where members are at very quickly ..i like that :D

This is how i knew where you were aoife :D
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 2:58 pm

lol - aye lots of gimmicks in here, could have blocked some or all of them but thought with well behaved adults on here I can safely leave them as they are ;)
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 3:14 pm

I think hes just discovered to go to WHO IS ONLINE and see what everybody online at that time is at??just discovered it myself ??handy fir quickness to engage with someone posting at that time
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 3:46 pm

viewforum.php?f=6 ...LINK brings us back to index page
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 3:52 pm

Maura wrote:Nope have'nt a clue



Maura ......can you see tiniest icon (looks like a tiny page) beside the date on comments ? To left of date?
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 3:55 pm

Yes Tricia... I clicked on it but it did nothing
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:04 pm

Maura...it looks like its doing nothing ..but for fir secs its moved right?
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:06 pm

Maura ....when you click on icon it brings you to same page but its more isolated for to copy n paste from in search engine
So just go to search engine and copy.... Then come back paste in here

Better if you click on icon on another topic so you see what happens better..no point clicovking on icon on this page
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:07 pm

Right do you's mean... going to another post clicking on that wee page thing and coping the link from your browser and putting it on another post?
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:09 pm

Maura wrote:Right do you's mean... going to another post clicking on that wee page thing and coping the link from your browser and putting it on another post?



Thats it! ...paste it on here so we can see your handy work
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:11 pm

How techie stuff drives you nots
viewtopic.php?p=488#p488
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:13 pm

Yeah you cracked it maura well done that was quick :D
Al you need to do is tell folks what the link is about ;)
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:14 pm

Done
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:17 pm

Maura wrote:How techie stuff drives you nots
viewtopic.php?p=488#p488



But you learned that quick enough maura ..took you a minute that was it :D .. Us women are good lol
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:18 pm

keep an eye on browser line while clicking and you'll notice the change happening there Maura.
However dont try it with this post if you came here directly, needs to be any other post for a change to happen of course.

You can scroll up and down the whole topic and the URL in the browser line wont change, shows the post you first came to see in this topic all the time ... until you click that page symbol (looking like a wee sheet of paper), then the unique URL of exactly that post you clicked will show up in the browser line.
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:20 pm

If ya had stopped talking about browsers & URL and engines I may have gotten it earlier :roll: :D
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:23 pm

Hahahhaha maura pmsl here
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:28 pm

Just spotted a BOT for the first time ever on here :D ..noseying on our county to county ...gotcha :lol:
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:29 pm

Maura wrote:If ya had stopped talking about browsers & URL and engines I may have gotten it earlier :roll: :D


Thats quite possible Maura ... sorry for that ;)

But problem is that those on firefox eg would be even more confused, as there browser line and search input are different fields ... marked them with bold red letters so everybody knows what we're speaking about:
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:31 pm

I think when you lot start talking techie stuff, I'll write subtitles for them :lol:
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:36 pm

Can you write subtitles for me too haha :lol:
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:39 pm

Nah Tricia... you would have to be a bloody genius to be able to do that :D
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PostSun Jul 20, 2014 4:41 pm

:lol: true haha

Maura... Did you know ....that you can click on WHO IS ONLINE ..bottom of page ???and it will let you know what we are all up to :D .. Try it
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PostMon Jul 21, 2014 3:41 am

Just wanted to see if you could add animation.


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jackiehillis » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:41 am wrote:Just wanted to see if you could add animation.


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Yes and its brilliant ...you soon got the hang of the site jackie well done :)
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Tricia » Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:17 pm wrote:
jackiehillis » Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:41 am wrote:Just wanted to see if you could add animation.


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Yes and its brilliant ...you soon got the hang of the site jackie well done :)


Tricia, it's very similar to the Belfast Forum. I just don't understand why I don't get notificatons by E-mail when someone makes a post ??.
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PostWed Jul 23, 2014 2:46 am

Jackie did you click below to be notified ? OPTIONS ARE BELOW WHEN COMMENTING

I cud never post pics up on belfast forum though i luved the layout
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PostWed Jul 23, 2014 6:22 pm

I left the checkbox "notify me when a reply is posted" unchecked by default - maybe because I meself am drowning in emails already lol
But sure everyone is free to check that box before submitting post :)
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PostWed Jul 23, 2014 8:20 pm

I dont want it checked on permanently no thanx lol
Bu as aoife says ..if you are looking mail on reply from certain posts then click below appropriate box
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Re: technical stuff - or: What can I do here and how to do i

PostThu Jul 24, 2014 10:28 pm

Edit note:

split these posts from "Input from Fairlies Folklore welcome here" ... now we can discuss other technical topics here too and over time we'll have a wee manual for all users how to operate the forum :)
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PostThu Jul 24, 2014 11:07 pm

Tricia » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:38 pm wrote:
Aoife wrote:for those not already familiar with phpBB forums: ...


While the original phpBB software only puts the name on top of the quote box ("Aoife wrote" in nested quote here) I've changed the program responsible for posting here, so that now quotes not only say who wrote the quoted post but automatically come with a clickable link to the original post - "Tricia » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:38 pm wrote" in the example here.

So to make it easier for readers you can delete all nonessential parts from your quote - whosoever wants to see it all in its context can click the link at top of the quote box.
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Re: technical stuff - or: What can I do here and how to do i

PostThu Jul 24, 2014 11:36 pm

on the computer it's easy to see - turns red at mouseover, and the mouse arrow changes to mouse hand.
maybe harder on tablets and phones - but that's why I explain it here ;)
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