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How To Use Our Forum

PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:39 am
by admin
Please view the Forum Quick Start Guide at http://www.vtgenlib.org/WebDocs/forumQuickStart.pdf Two features you will find to be very help are subscribing to forums and using advanced search for a lengthy forum or topic.

This posting explains any forum's basic features.

How To View Messages:

1. Click on a Forum you are interested in (such as "Surname Research")
2. Click on a Post you are interested in (such as "Messier")

How To Post Messages:

1. Select the Forum you are interested in
2. Pick the "New Topic" button
3. The Username field will be automatically filled in
4. Fill in he Subject, Message Body, etc.
- email addresses and website URLs will be converted to links automatically is you keep the default settings
5. Use "Preview" option to view what you wrote
6. Then use "Submit" to put your Post out on the Forum you chose

How To Reply To Messages:

1. Select the Forum you are interested in (such as "DNA Research)
2. Select the Post you are interested in by replying
3. Pick the "Post Reply" button
4. Your Username will be filled in automatically; just add your comments