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User Settings Control Panel Explained

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Message Display Controls - Allows you to select if you want to display your signature, avatar, or images. - (Black Arrow)

Thread Display Options - Allows you to see the format and style of the web page in several variations.(Blue Arrow):
  • Linear - Oldest First
  • Linear - Newest First
  • Threaded
  • Hybrid

Post View Contol - Selection allows you to control how many threads per page will be displayed - ranges from Default to 40. Red Arrow

Thread Age Control - Allows you to select the number of days of posts you will see. From 2 days, a week, 100 days or all. - Please note there are smaller incremental time frames omitted, all can be viewed in the pull down menu. Choosing the forum default uses the age set by the forum software; currently that age is "from the beginning" or in other words all available threads. Yellow Arrow

Time Zone Controls - Allows you to set the time zone you are in for proper time stamp for your area. Magenta Arrow

Time of the Week Control - Allows you to set the start of the week to your preference. - Teal Arrow


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Editor Control

The Editor Control allows you to select the type of text formats you can use.

There are three interface types available to you. The simplest of these is a simple text box, while the last is a fully-fledged WYSIWYG editor, which allows you to format your text as you want it and see the results immediately.

Depending upon the capabilities of your web browser, you may not be able to use all of these options. If you experience problems when posting messages, try switching to a different interface type.

These selections are controlled in the pull down menu indicated by the radio buttons (Blue Arrow).

The look-and-feel of the display can be change...it's called a "skin". For compatible skins, look in the Forum Skins section (Red Arrow).

This forum features an enhanced editing feature and depending on your browser, you may be able to take advantage of the feature (Teal Arrow).


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Ignore List

If you want to ignore a member enter their User Name (Black Arrow) and hit the Okay button.


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Networking - Contacts and Friends

To add or delete Contacts or Friends click where the Blue arrow is pointing.

If you have made friends already they will be displayed here. (Green Arrow)

To make any modifications follow the simple instructions shown with the Red arrow.

Click Save Changes or Add Contact / Add Friend on right side.


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The Miscellaneous section manages any images you have uploaded to MOA Server.

For any attachment or image uploaded to the server you can manage them from here.

The number of files saved and server space being utilized is indicated by the GREEN ARROW.

The attachment name is indicated by the RED ARROW.

The name of the post and forum the attachment is located is shown by the YELLOW ARROW.

The time stamp of the posting is shown witth the PURPLE ARROW.


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If you click on the attachment it will bring you to the attachment as shown below.

The attachment was selected with the GREEN ARROW.

And the new web page with the image was loaded - BLUE ARROW.


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Wrap Up and Summary

The above posts walk you through each major subsection of your User Settings Control Panel with sufficient information to set it up the you want.

In the event that there is additional information needed - Go to the FAQ Section, which is always located in the Blue Control bar in the same place regardless of the forum selected. VIOLET ARROW

A quick reference link is provided here


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Below you can see the FAQ Page and the various fields to select to get information on. There is additional information on the settings in the FAQs (Red Arrow).


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