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By rights, this probably belongs in the "Web Site Help" forum, but lots of people are asking this ,and I figured it would be seen by more people here.


Don't ask me why, but there are two ways to get to your profile, and each will take you to a place with different options available.  Th first is accessed via the Drop-Down Menus under  Members | Edit Your Profile.   In passing , the resulting page has four links, each with different options.  It's from the third link Manage Profile that you can set your time zone.


The second is accessed from My Profile at the top-right of each forum page.  It's here that you can set your sig and upload an Avatar.


The sigs use standard HTML, not the old forum code.  Here's my sig code...





Note that the a  href is written thus with a space in between the a and href, and that the SantaCruzLumberCo URL is enclosed within double-quotes.  Note also that the sig image URL is also enclosed within double-quotes, and that there is a space between img and src.


The font color is set the same way as within any web page. - with the font color tag followed by the hex value of the desired color contained within double-quotes.  The < b > tags (without the spaces) bolds the font between them, and the < U > tags (again without the spaces) underlines the text between them.


 


Any questions, email me or post them here and I'll try to help out. :confused:
 

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Dwight - I get the following error message when clicking on "edit your profile". It's preceded by a large red exclamtion mark!


  A critical error has occurred.
Argument 'Length' must be greater or equal to zero.


 


I had earlier edited my signature, and was trying to go back and mess with it some more.


Any ideas?
 

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Just a note:

The image on the left (in the sig.) has to be as tall or taller than the number of lines on the right. Otherwise the lower lines will center in the whole space instead of under the upper lines of text.
 

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Dwight.


Sorry to be negative but that explanation is about as clear as mud.


If my old sig and pic come up OK then don't worry.


If they don't then I am in trouble.  In whch case is it possible to simply transfer the data from the old site to this.


Secondly how do you stop the double spacing between lines?
 

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OK.  They didn't come up.


So where do you actually type in the info?


I clicked on "My profile" and couldn't see any obvious boxes to write in.
 

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Note there are TWO places called "My Profile"... the one you want for this process is the one on THIS page you is a reading right now in the upper right area just above the text of all the messages.

Dwight: If you would, please alter the image you used to present the code so that the spacing is more apparent. Some of the line breaks are necesary and others should not be there.

Because my image file is "short" I had to remove the line break between the:

align='left">

and
< *center>

statements.
 

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With the avatar, I wonder if I should put something different in the signature. Hmm, he doesn't have a "thinking" smiley. Perhaps he knows me too well/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/hehe.gif
 

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OK. They didn't come up.
So where do you actually type in the info?
I clicked on "My profile" and couldn't see any obvious boxes to write in.

As Charles notes, you need to use the "My Profile" on the upper-right of this page (or any page for that matter). At the bottomn left, there is a link in small light-blue type that says "Edit Profile" - clicking that will show the sig box and Avatar stuff.

I will work on your sig later today Tony, time permitting, and I'll email you the code to do what you had before. Right now, I don't have the access rights to directly alter people's sigs.
 

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Dwight wrote:
Highlighting the part of someone's message tht you want to quote and THEN hitting the "Quote" button on the Quick Reply at the bottom of the page inserts not only the quote tags, but the highlighted text as well.



Yes, that is really cool...I had been trying to figure that out.  Thank you!
Dawg
 

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test test


For some reason I can't get my Marty Cozad


 to show up over NTC in the sig??


10 trys  and refresh


 


Ok I got it, the words can't be on the same line is the center thingy.
 

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This is Jack's test reply

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2nd Try: Sorry 'bout that.

I submitted a test reply to see what it would look like, but now I can't figure out how to delete it once it's posted (as you could in the old forums.)

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3rd Try: I then tried to edit it, but I could not submit the edited reply, much less delete it. I had to come down here to the bottom and post my edits in a new "Quick Reply."

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http://www.mylargescale.com/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/crying.gif
 

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Posted By Dwight Ennis on 01/03/2008 7:57 AM
I just discovered another cool feature. Highlighting the part of someone's message tht you want to quote and THEN hitting the "Quote" button on the Quick Reply at the bottom of the page inserts not only the quote tags, but the highlighted text as well.


That is a cool feature.  /DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/laugh.gif  It sure does save time.


Becky




 
 

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This is absurd.


Before I did my signature yesterday, I saved the code I entered into the ediing box.


Today I tried some of the things "documented" in this thread.


After I could not get what I wanted, I pasted the code that worked yesterda into the editing box, updated my profile and got what appears to be junk.


I am going to let things settle down here before trying again. I can't pssoibly code a moving horse.


Mark


 
 
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