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    Stuff You May Not Know How To Do

    In this thread, members can learn how to perform forum functions. If you're unsure of how to answer multiple posts simultaneously, or how to create a hyperlink, or insert a video into your post, this'll be the place to find out.




    "From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it." - Groucho Marx

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    1.) How to answer multiple posts

    It's pretty simple-the forum software has the facility.

    Simply select the posts to answer, using the icon at the extreme lower right of each post, as in the example below (see the little checkmark?):


    Then use your "reply" button.

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    There you go, two quotes from your peers, all ready for your answer. Simply fill in the words you've been dying to share, as usual, and post when ready.
    Stay tuned to this channel for the next lesson. Thanks for your attention.
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    "From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it." - Groucho Marx

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    WF Veteran Bilston Blue's Avatar
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    I get it, Mod. You'd think I'd know how to do this by now, but not so. I've always just copy and pasted and then used the quote facility from the tool bar.

    Learn something new every day and all that.

    "I think a life is a plot. It's probably the elementary plot. I came across a quotation of Patrick White, the Australian writer, just about the time I needed it. He said he never bothers with plot. He just writes about life 'limping along toward death.' That made me feel much better, to keep this in my mind."

    Carol Shields.

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    LOL....I used to do that, and I'd have three or four windows open, furiously copying and pasting my no-doubt immortal thoughts...
    Now if someone can figure out how to delete part of an attachment...that'd be a worthwhile addition to the thread.




    "From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it." - Groucho Marx

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    hey thank you Moderan... a much needed thread

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    It occurred to me that others may have the same issue. But you're welcome nonetheless.




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    Okay, so how does one create a hyperlink?

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    This will be very useful to members. Thanks, mod.
    "The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities." ~ James Allen

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    Oh yes thanks. I have been hoping for a thread like this.
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    What I'm looking at is how you've got options like Close this thread and Publish to facebook. That's probably 'cos you've got super-powers. Just clarifying, us members might get confused.
    "The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities." ~ James Allen

    "Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." ~ Henry Van Dyke

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