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How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 9th, 2018, 9:48 pm

Sorry if this is a stupid question.

I couldn't message anyone about it because I can't find the send button in messaging.

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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by Greta » January 10th, 2018, 12:20 am

My own stupid question is "what do you mean by update a message?".

Send or reply to a PM?

Edit a post? Something else?

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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 10th, 2018, 8:39 am

Hi,
I see messages, with a "updated on soandso date" and then an addition to the message.

I wondered how that is done.
I understand there's no editing, that's ok. But how to add to a message?
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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by Greta » January 10th, 2018, 4:00 pm

What page is this, 3ugh? I have a Private Messages link at the top RH corner. I can read the messages but there's no mention of updating.

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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 11th, 2018, 12:35 am

Here's a shot of what I mean:
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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 11th, 2018, 12:43 am

If these pictures don't come through that's another thing that's not working.
Updated-text.jpg
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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 11th, 2018, 12:47 am

If the pictures didn't work here's the text of my example:

Re: Is faith a good way to believe?

Post by Dark Matter » February 27th, 2017, 7:41 pm

Fooloso4 wrote:
Dark Matter:

The trick is to take the leap.

What does this mean? For some it means an acknowledgement that we do not know, an acceptance of our ignorance. But for some it becomes a matter of the unfettered imagination insisting that their imaginative claims are beyond critical examination. Poetry in the guise of absolute knowledge.

Meh. You are free to believe what you want to believe, but it means get out your head.

-- Updated February 27th, 2017, 8:59 pm to add the following --

Do you not know that there is a difference between the unknown and the unknowable?

Why set boundaries? You know you're doing exactly what Brutaeu described in the excerpt, don't you?
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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by Greta » January 11th, 2018, 1:08 am

Ah, now I see. Thanks. The post is not actually "updated as such, actually augmented.

The message means you wrote a new post but no one had posted since your prior posting, so the forum automatically puts your last two posts together, delineated by "-- Updated [date, time] to add the following --".

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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 11th, 2018, 9:59 am

Hi,
I remember it used to work that way for me, but it doesn't seem to anymore. If I try to post again I get a new post with that overweight avatar repeating.

Now, why do my pictures, perfectly good little jpegs, seem to not come in, and with the tag "not downloaded yet"?

Also, why aren't posts numbered anymore? That was a handy feature.

Not complaining!
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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 11th, 2018, 10:01 am

Let's see if this works.. Posting again, should come in included in my first post... this is a test

Ha! I get a prompt, "You cannot make another post so soon after your last."

trying again...
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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 11th, 2018, 10:02 am

Hmm, subsequent messages not appended...
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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by Greta » January 11th, 2018, 4:58 pm

3uGH7D4MLj wrote:
January 11th, 2018, 9:59 am
Hi,
I remember it used to work that way for me, but it doesn't seem to anymore. If I try to post again I get a new post with that overweight avatar repeating.

Now, why do my pictures, perfectly good little jpegs, seem to not come in, and with the tag "not downloaded yet"?

Also, why aren't posts numbered anymore? That was a handy feature.

Not complaining!
best,
Well, there was an update a while ago. Personally, I'm stoked with the notifications of replies etc. A big help in organising. I didn't notice the post numbering.

Just testing image now: Image

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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by Greta » January 11th, 2018, 4:59 pm

Now to test the "updated" post appending.

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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by Greta » January 11th, 2018, 4:59 pm

Okay, live and learn :)

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Re: How do you update a message?

Post by 3uGH7D4MLj » January 12th, 2018, 1:19 am

Another thing is that when I try to message, the note ends up in my outbox instead of being sent.
There's no send button, just submit, and the message doesn't go out.

Am I missing a step?
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