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New question for FAQ System [message #24101] Fri, 15 April 2005 01:52 Go to next message
naudefj is currently offline  naudefj   South Africa
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Hi,

Please consider adding the following question to the FAQ/ Help System. I've lost track of how many times I had to tell people how to post to the forum.

Q) How does one post messages to this forum? (add it as the second faq)

A) If required, you need to register and login to the forum. After selecting a forum, you will see a "New Topic" buttons on top and at the bottom of the page. If you select a topic/post, you will see the "Post Reply" and "Reply" buttons.

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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24199 is a reply to message #24101] Tue, 19 April 2005 11:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
naudefj is currently offline  naudefj   South Africa
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I just received another complaint:

"I'm sorry for this question... however I cannot find any info on how to post a question... that's it??? thx Karen"

It would be great if such a question can be added to the Help/FAQ system. If not, I will have to add it to mine only Sad

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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24231 is a reply to message #24199] Wed, 20 April 2005 10:02 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Ilia is currently offline  Ilia   Canada
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Added to CVS.
http://cvs.prohost.org/c/index.cgi/FUDforum/chngview?cn=3508


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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24239 is a reply to message #24231] Wed, 20 April 2005 11:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Perfect - thank you so much!
Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24450 is a reply to message #24239] Thu, 28 April 2005 07:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
naudefj is currently offline  naudefj   South Africa
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Please fix this spelling mistake in CVS:

priveleges -> privileges:

"...or register on the forum to gain posting privileges or that the posting in this forum is restricted."

Also, can you please add an FAQ entry for this question:

"How do I subscribe/ get notified of new forum posts?"

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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24460 is a reply to message #24450] Thu, 28 April 2005 09:44 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Typo corrected. Given that subscriptions are "one link/button" click event I feel there is no need to explicitly document them. If we start documenting every "obvious" operation the operational "manual" would become unwieldy.

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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24475 is a reply to message #24460] Thu, 28 April 2005 13:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hi,

Well, a user contacted me to ask how they can subscribe. Being lazy as I am, I thought this needs to be documented somewhere so I can reply: "please read the FAQ"!

Would it make more sense to group forum subscription and messages under a single FAQ heading?

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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24476 is a reply to message #24475] Thu, 28 April 2005 14:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hi nce again illia,
about sbuscriptions......

I know that when you post a msg, you are subscribed to it and automotically get notified if someone replies.....

how do i turn of this notification by default....??
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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24477 is a reply to message #24476] Thu, 28 April 2005 15:02 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Ilia is currently offline  Ilia   Canada
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There is an option to turn this off inside your profile.

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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24478 is a reply to message #24475] Thu, 28 April 2005 15:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Ilia is currently offline  Ilia   Canada
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Anonymous wrote on Thu, 28 April 2005 13:52

Hi,

Well, a user contacted me to ask how they can subscribe. Being lazy as I am, I thought this needs to be documented somewhere so I can reply: "please read the FAQ"!

Would it make more sense to group forum subscription and messages under a single FAQ heading?

Best regards.

Frank


Users are ... well ... users. There are always be questions, if we try to document every possible questions, we may as well halt development and spend the rest of our lives writing documentation. And probably not be done still...
I agree that less then obvious parts of the application should be documented, but documenting something that is a single click?


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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24480 is a reply to message #24476] Thu, 28 April 2005 15:18 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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dennisp wrote on Thu, 28 April 2005 14:32

Hi nce again illia,
about sbuscriptions......

I know that when you post a msg, you are subscribed to it and automotically get notified if someone replies.....

how do i turn of this notification by default....??
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illia replied with


There is an option to turn this off inside your profile.



yes i know..but i want it off by default.....for everyone..
which bit is set to turn this off for everyone by default...?

if someone wants notifycation, then they can, on their own chhnage it in their own profile but by default it should be off
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where do i do it?
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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24481 is a reply to message #24480] Thu, 28 April 2005 15:38 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Ilia is currently offline  Ilia   Canada
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Modify register.php.t to turn it off by default for all users.

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Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24482 is a reply to message #24478] Thu, 28 April 2005 16:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
naudefj is currently offline  naudefj   South Africa
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Quote:

Users are ... well ... users. There are always be questions, if we try to document every possible questions, we may as well halt development and spend the rest of our lives writing documentation. And probably not be done still..


Well, thank you for at least considering it. I will update my forum's FAQ templates and be done with it.

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Frank
Re: New question for FAQ System [message #24558 is a reply to message #24482] Tue, 03 May 2005 07:06 Go to previous message
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For those forum administrators that want to add this FAQ to their forum templates, here are the suggested text:

How do I subscribe/unsubscribe to/from forums and topics?

If you want to receive notifications when someone adds a new topic to a forum, click on the "Subscribe" (or Unsubscribe) link - top left corner of the particular forum's page.

Users are automatically subscribed to all topics they participate in (unless disabled by the user or forum administrator). Users can also click on the "Subscribe to topic" (or "Unsubscribe from topic") link to be notified of replies added to a particular topic. This link is presented when a topic thread is displayed.

To list your current subscriptions, navigate to the "User CP" -> "Subscriptions" page. Click the "unsubscribe" link next to any undesirable subscriptions.

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Frank
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