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Offline FinsnFur

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Private message feature
« on: October 17, 2006, 11:24:10 PM »
Did anyone notice the little private message feature that came with our RC3 upgrade?  :biggrin:

You can save your messages in folders so that if you ARE saving a bunch you don't have to sift through them every time your in there. Or to organize your messages from certain people for whatever reasons.

How do you use it?  :huh:...Well....I'm glad you asked  :biggrin:

1- Go to your private messages via your profile,... or click on "messages" up top the forums here where it says "Hey" and then your user name.

2- In the upper right hand corner of your private messages page, you'll see this;
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Just click on "Manage Labels".

3- Once you click "Manage Labels"...you will see this;
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Simply type in the name of your new folder and click on "add new label". You can make as many as you like.


4- Once you make a new folder it will show up in the upper right corner of your private messages page under "labels", like this;
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When you go back to your private messages you can navigate through those folders by clicking their names here.


5 - Now how to get messages INTO those folders.
When your reading a private message, you will see a new drop down menu in the lower right hand corner of that message that looks like this;
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Simple click on the drop down menu.

6 - Once you do that you will see the labels of all your folders. Click on one and the message will instantly be moved to that folder.
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Enjoy  :yoyo:
Anyone has any problems or questions......plea se post them in the Forum issues and questions forum. I'll git ya fixed up  :wink:

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Offline Todd Rahm

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Re: Private message feature
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2006, 11:32:43 PM »
Hey super feature!!!!!!!!! :yoyo:

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Re: Private message feature
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2006, 09:07:50 AM »
There's been some adjustments made to this feature.
It seems as though previously, even if you changed the label of a message it still kept a copy in your "inbox".

  :confused: Not much good that way, I dont know about you guys but I want to be able to sort the ones I keep.

I adjusted the modification this morning, so NOW when you change the label of a message it no longer appears in your "inbox" also.

But it added an option in your profile that you need to place a check by if you want it to take effect.
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 and then inside your profile click on Personal Message Options


You'll see near the bottom now where it says "Remove the inbox label when applying another label" ...place a check in that box.

How the feature works now
For example, in my private messages, I made a label called phone numbers and labeled all my PM's that have a phone number, with it. Now when I go to my PM's I can either look at the "inbox" or the "phone numbers" and they are completely sorted and in there own folder.

If you attempted this before, like i said it still left a copy in your "inbox" which was confusing and useless. You
WILL have to RE-label your messages once you activate this feature so that they move to the folder you want them to.


  :whew: I feel like a computer GEEK!  :huh:


If anyone has any questions or problems using or understanding the feature....don't hesitate to ask.  :biggrin:



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