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#1 Daniel Hersh

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 10:15 PM

Paul--

Does the new software release allow for displaying the member's location on posts? It's the one thing I miss about the prior look.

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#2 Dirge

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 10:56 PM

I'd second that, and stop anyone else joining at all without specifying a location, for that matter. Saying which country you are isn't that revealing...

#3 JimLucas

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 02:54 AM

I'd second that, and stop anyone else joining at all without specifying a location, for that matter.

I do hope that the Profile editor still has input fields for that information. I note that "Location" and "Interests" are displayed in the Profiles of the "older" members I've checked, but new Profiles (since the upgrade) don't even show those labels, though they do show the "Gender" label, even if what follows is blank. I can still edit those fields in my own Profile, but of course I have no way of checking what others see.

Saying which country you are...

No man is an island.
But a country... maybe. ;)

#4 Steve Mansfield

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 05:45 AM

Thirded (3rded?) - it's often handy to know where someone is from when enetering into discussion, because there's little point in suggesting a repairer in the UK if the player is in Australia (and no point in suggesting a mid-week session in Cornwall if the player is in Inverness).

It's a minor point in the overall scheme of things, but if it can be easily brought back I'd be a happy and appreciative bunny.

#5 saguaro_squeezer

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 10:31 AM

I'll add my voice to the request. Can be helpful when buying and selling as well.

Although, you can put your location in the signature file ...Posted Image ... since I just noticed that I had mine there. Barmaid ...more coffee here!!!!

Edited by saguaro_squeezer, 10 November 2009 - 10:33 AM.


#6 Paul Schwartz

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 10:58 AM

I'll add my voice to the request. Can be helpful when buying and selling as well.

Although, you can put your location in the signature file ...Posted Image ... since I just noticed that I had mine there. Barmaid ...more coffee here!!!!


I can't see a way to enable it right now, but I'll keep checking...

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#7 Irene S.

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 01:45 PM

I'd second third and fourth all of those comments, having made exactly that point on the "Where am I" thread. Hope you can work out how to manage it Paul.

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Posted 18 November 2009 - 05:24 PM


I'll add my voice to the request. Can be helpful when buying and selling as well.

Although, you can put your location in the signature file ...Posted Image ... since I just noticed that I had mine there. Barmaid ...more coffee here!!!!

I can't see a way to enable it right now, but I'll keep checking...


I noticed that the IP.Board support forums run by IPS do show location. So the new software does support the function. No help finding where you turn it back on but at least we know the feature is still there.

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 12:21 PM

I'd like to see the "Location" line restored if only to warn me when I need to consult "The Septic's Companion". :lol:

#10 Bruce McCaskey

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 10:49 AM

This came to mind today as I was reading posts and found myself wondering where the writers were located. I know I can see location information in profiles (if it's been provided by the member), but it'd sure be nice if it displayed beside individual posts too. Don't know if it's helpful but I noted the forum software ID, did a little searching and found this. I thought maybe the last item (Topic View Format) suggested there was a field that could be selected to cause the location information to display by the posts.

Just trying to be helpful but I may be way off base here.

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Posted 03 January 2011 - 06:40 PM

Interesting Bruce, thanks. I'll point it out to Paul S.

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 06:53 PM

I just checked, and I now remember already trying this. I do have the code in there that is supposed to show the info, but it doesn't appear to work.

I put this in (as they say to do) and it still doesn't show up:

<span class='ft'>{title}:</span><span class='fc'>{content}</span>

I'll fool around with it some more...

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Posted 08 January 2011 - 07:01 PM

Bingo! Found the problem... it's showing up now. Good old Google found someone else with the same problem...

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 05:52 AM

Bingo! Found the problem... it's showing up now. Good old Google found someone else with the same problem...

Paul


Thank you Paul,
Thank you Bruce.

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 08:39 AM


Bingo! Found the problem... it's showing up now. Good old Google found someone else with the same problem...

Paul


Thank you Paul,
Thank you Bruce.


Let me add my thanks, too. Well done!

But, Paul, your own location doesn't seem to show up ... How self-effacing of you!:D

Cheers,
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#16 JimLucas

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 12:30 PM

But, Paul, your own location doesn't seem to show up ...

He's a man of the world, he is. :)



#17 Bruce McCaskey

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Posted 10 January 2011 - 07:33 PM

No thanks due here, I just asked the question. Paul is the one that resolved the problem and made this work and I'll add to the chorus of thanks for his efforts.

#18 Daniel Hersh

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Posted 12 January 2011 - 07:20 PM

No thanks due here, I just asked the question. Paul is the one that resolved the problem and made this work and I'll add to the chorus of thanks for his efforts.


As the one who started the thread, thanks from me too!




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