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FredQ
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Currently reading: Arthur The King
Interest in HF: I like how HF can fill in the gaps where we don't have enough information.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Conversion to phpBB

Postby FredQ » Sun July 12th, 2015, 10:20 am

Hi!

The forum has been successfully converted to phpBB this morning.

I will be posting some tips on how to use the best of it regularly.

But for now, if you have any question, please post them here ;)
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Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
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Rowan
Bibliophile
Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
Preferred HF: Iron-Age Britain, Roman Britain, Medieval Britain
Location: New Orleans
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Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby Rowan » Sun July 12th, 2015, 12:28 pm

I thought I was on the wrong forum this morning. :(

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Lisa
Bibliophile
Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby Lisa » Sun July 12th, 2015, 12:37 pm

By default no-one is logged in when arriving at the new forum, so the big yellow notice at the top wasn't visible. I just got Fred to change that!

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Elizabeth
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Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby Elizabeth » Sun July 12th, 2015, 1:28 pm

It looks lovely! Congratulations on the transition, which I'm sure was much more complicated and hair-tearing than any of us "on the outside" could ever imagine. :)
THE RED LILY CROWN: A Novel of Medici Florence.
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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby DianeL » Sun July 12th, 2015, 1:58 pm

I like it - and apparently I still exist! Whee!
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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun July 12th, 2015, 2:19 pm

Thanks Fred! It all seems to work fine over here. Now I'm going to buckle down and learn the system!

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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby DianeL » Sun July 12th, 2015, 3:34 pm

MANY thanks indeed to MLE and FredQ for everything y'all do to take care of this community!
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The pre-modern world was willing to attribute charisma to women well before it was willing to attribute sustained rationality to them.

---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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http://dianelmajor.blogspot.com/

I'm a Twit: @DianeLMajor

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon July 13th, 2015, 2:09 am

i always used to click the 'new posts' line when I open the forum. Where is the equivalent on this board?

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Lisa
Bibliophile
Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby Lisa » Mon July 13th, 2015, 11:58 am

MLE (Emily Cotton) wrote:i always used to click the 'new posts' line when I open the forum. Where is the equivalent on this board?


On my phone so maybe Fred can be more specific if it's different on a desktop, but there's a menu in the top left hand corner, under the HFO banner, indicated by three horizontal lines. All your New Posts, Unread Posts etc are in there.

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FredQ
Technical Librarian
Currently reading: Arthur The King
Interest in HF: I like how HF can fill in the gaps where we don't have enough information.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: Conversion to phpBB

Postby FredQ » Mon July 13th, 2015, 1:03 pm

LadyB wrote:On my phone so maybe Fred can be more specific if it's different on a desktop, but there's a menu in the top left hand corner, under the HFO banner, indicated by three horizontal lines. All your New Posts, Unread Posts etc are in there.


It's in there indeed. As a matter of fact I made it my first tip on how to use phpBB ;)

Where is New posts link gone?
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