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#1 Samuel W Carmack

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 12:51 PM

I've noticed that many members have their real name displayed on their post instead of their User ID. How do you do this?


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 01:06 PM

Go to my profile and select the Display name and then you can put your name in.

 

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#3 Samuel W Carmack

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 05:40 PM

That's my problem. I go to MyProfile / Edit  and I don't see a Click for Display Name. What am I missing.  Where is it?


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 06:20 PM

I see it as the third option on the left side.


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 06:52 PM

Third option for me is "likes". I can't change my display name. I asked Helen to do it and she did...

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#6 Samuel W Carmack

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 06:54 PM

Thanks


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 06:58 PM

:-)

(Just had to...my 900th post,,)

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 08:38 PM

I believe it is something only 'Active Members' can do, which requires a minimum number of posts.  It may be 10, maybe 15 posts.  Regardless, I can change your display name - what do you want it to be?


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 09:10 PM

Hi Joel, I have a few more than 10 posts. I think I am an active member, but I can't change my name. Never have been able to. Maybe it's because I'm an Anglican, and we never change.... ;-)
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#10 Michael J. Bolesta

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 09:14 PM

Hi Joel, I have a few more than 10 posts. I think I am an active member, but I can't change my name. Never have been able to. Maybe it's because I'm an Anglican, and we never change.... ;-)

 

I do not see a place to change it either (but I have always had my name display).


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#11 Joel Brown

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 09:41 PM

Just confirmed in the settings, Active Members should be able to change it (had a minor bug preventing you, Michael).  Ken, since your group says 'Accordance', you are "special"  :)


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 09:44 PM

I see it under "My Settings"


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Posted 20 August 2013 - 01:59 AM

Ahhah. Ok. Thanks Joel

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#14 Samuel W Carmack

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 08:52 AM

Thanks, Helen for changing my display name. What is the best way to remove the User ID which displays in this User ID? This is a bit of a security issue for me. I don't use very many forums and didn't realize that the login ID would be displayed.  


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#15 Samuel W Carmack

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 08:57 AM

Oops, never mine.  The last post brought me to 10 and the setting for Display Name appears in My Profile.  I'm not understanding why this feature is not available when first using the Forum. This seems to be a bit of a security issue.


Edited by Samuel W Carmack, 20 August 2013 - 09:14 AM.

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