e_Board Frequently Asked Questions
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How that heck do I use this thing?
The message list is divided into parts:
The Linkbar: (Appears at the top and the bottom of the list
[View Archived Messages] - Click here if you want to see older messages.
[Expand/Collapse Threads] - Click here to see all messages, or just
[Subscribe] - If this board supports it, you can subscribe, and receive
copies of messages via e-mail.
[Post Message] - Click this if you want to add a message to the list.(Details)
[Exit Board] - click here to exit the message board area, and return
to the Home Page.
The Message List
Here you'll see the subject line of each message. The newest ones
are at the top. Replies to a message appear directly below that message
and are indented. To read a message, just click on the highlighted
message subject. If you place your mouse pointer over a message, you will see the author's name, and the date that it was posted.
The Message Form - This is used to post a
Name: Type your name (or a nickname) here.
E-Mail: If you'd like people to have the option of sending you E-Mail,
enter your address here. (Optional)
Subject: This is the topic of your message. Try to make your subject
as specific as possible. For example "Confused about POV" is much better
than "A Question," or the proverbial "HELP!!!!" ;-)
Check if you want to receive replies via e_mail. If you check
this box, you will receive an e-mail copy of all replies to you message.
Message: Type your message into this field. Make it as
short as you can, so that more people will read it. Many just don't
read long messages.
NOTE: The next three boxes are optional.
Link URL: Does your post refer to a web site? If so, enter
the URL here, and a link will be added to your message.
Link Title: If you typed in a Link URL, Enter a title for the
URL here. This Title will appear as a link at the end of your message.
Image URL: If you have a picture on the web that you want to
include with your message, type its URL here
Click [Preview] to view the message for typos before you post it.
Click the [Post Message] Button to send your message to the Message
Click the [Reset] button, if you want to start over.
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