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How to start a "conversation" (formerly Private Message)

Discussion in 'Help and FAQ's' started by Bill Boehme, Jul 25, 2017.

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  1. Bill Boehme

    Bill Boehme Administrator Staff Member

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    Conversations are the equivalent of Private Messages in the old vBulletin forum. Here is one way to start a new conversation if you are using a desktop computer: If you are using a tablet or phone then you tap instead of hovering unless you have a mouse connected.

    Hover the mouse over your name ...

    Conversation-1a.jpg

    ... and then you will get a drop-down menu like this ...

    Conversation-2.jpg

    ... next, click on Conversations ...

    Conversation-3.jpg

    ... and then click on the box that says, "START A NEW CONVERSATION" ...

    Conversation-4.jpg

    ... and, finally, follow the steps in the image below:

    Conversation-5.jpg

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    Alternatively, you can start a conversation by mousing over the name as shown below ...

    Convers-Alt_1.jpg and then, click on "Start a Conversation" as shown below ...

    Convers-Alt_2.jpg

    This will open the same text editor box as shown in the previous method ...


    Conversation-5.jpg
     
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  2. Lamar Wright

    Lamar Wright

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    Thanks for the information on how to start a conversation Bill. By the way, looked through your photo gallery and Daisy looks just like our Scooter we had for 17 years. She passed couple years ago.
     
  3. Bill Boehme

    Bill Boehme Administrator Staff Member

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    The tutorial has been updated to add pictures that mysteriously disappeared as well as adding an alternate way to start a conversation.
     
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