User Guide.

The Forum and Gallery are available to club members.

These notes supplement the Help option in the Forum menu. The Forum "Help" menu describes all the features available in the forum software; however some of these features are not enabled in the NFKCC forum. In particular the sections concerning Registration, Calendar and some parts of Profiles do not apply.

The forum is configured for use with the mobile App TapaTalk.

Forum

Notifications.

By default notifications for each Board are turned off. To receive an email each time a new topic is posted go to each board and click "Notify". To turn off notification click "Notify" in each board.

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Repeat this for each Board you wish to receive notifications; currently there are seven Boards. You will recieve an email notification when a new topic is posted. 

To receive notifications when replies are made on a topic you should click Notify for the topic.

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You will get an email for each reply to the topic (if you have set this option - see below). 

Notification Settings

These can be changed in the profile screen. This screen also lists which topics are set to notify.

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There are options as to the frequency of notiifications.

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If you enable the Receive reply notifications only for the first unread reply  option you will get an initial email - but no further emails unless you click on the link the email to say you have read it.

Subject: Topic reply: Friday 10th  - IoW PaddleSubject: Topic reply: Friday 10th  - IoW PaddleFrom: "The New Forest Kayak & Canoe Club Forum" <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
A reply has been posted to a topic you are watching by Matthewp.
View the reply at: http://nfkcc.org.uk/forum/index.php?topic=2306.new;topicseen#new
Unsubscribe to this topic by clicking here: http://nfkcc.org.uk/forum/index.php?action=notify;topic=2306.0
More replies may be posted, but you won't receive any more notifications until you read the topic.
Regards,The The New Forest Kayak & Canoe Club Forum Team.

 Probably best not to enable this option in practice. Deselecting you get the following typical email:

Subject: Topic reply: Sussex weekend 15th & 16th July 2017
From: "The New Forest Kayak & Canoe Club Forum" <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

A reply has been posted to a topic you are watching by tonyg.

View the reply at: http://nfkcc.org.uk/forum/index.php?topic=2339.new;topicseen#new

Unsubscribe to this topic by clicking here: http://nfkcc.org.uk/forum/index.php?action=notify;topic=2339.0

The text of the reply is shown below:

Hi Allan, ..........................................................................

Regards,
The The New Forest Kayak & Canoe Club Forum Team.

 

This screen  lists the current list of topics set to notify:

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This screen also lists the current list of boards set to notify:

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Posting

Further help for posting on the forum can found in the main help menu.

 

Sending Messages

Members may send messages to other members. If the recipient has enabled email notification they will receive an email.

To send an mesaage you will need to the recepients ID - this you may know already but you can type a guess into the To: field which will show a list after 3 characters have been entered:

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Select the Save copy in Outbox - or set this as default in your profile settings.

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NFKCC Gallery (2018)

The Gallery is called NFKCC Gallery. PIctures prior to November 2018 are located in the old Gallery under "Media". Additions can only be made to the NFKCC Gallery.

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There are galleries set up for each year; there may sub galleries if thought useful due to the number of uploads. The page shows most recent uplaods and a random selection.

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Uploading pictures.

Pictures can be uploaded individually or in bulk. All pictures will be reduced to 1000 x 1000 pictures. Should the resulting picture exceed 1Mb it will be rejected. This is unlikely to be problem in practice. You can upload single pictures by using the Add Picture option (or select the gallery first and add Picture from there).

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Enter description and select destination Category.

Bulk Upload

To upload in bulk go to the required gallery and select bulk upload option.

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Choose Bulk Add.

Drag and drop pictures into the white box. Uploading will start automatically and you will see an up load progress bar on each image. Images will be reduced to 1000 x 1000 if required.

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A forum posting (in General / Photo Gallery) will be made each time a picture is uploaded.Gguide6