Read and engage with topics

Start exploring our forum with these introductory tips:

:people_holding_hands: Contributors

  • On the topic list, you can learn more about the original poster (OP) and other contributors of a topic by clicking on their avatar.

  • At the bottom of the topic, you’ll find a box displaying the reply count and view count, along with the avatars of the most frequent participants in the topic.

:writing_hand:t3: Creating and replying to a topic

  • Drafts
    Click “Open Draft” or “Reply” to open the editor at the bottom of your browser. You can close the editor to continue browsing the forum.

    If you leave the forum without publishing the topic/reply, the drafted content will be automatically saved on the “Drafts” page.

  • Quoting
    Highlight the text you wish to quote and press the Quote button that pops up. The quoted text will link back to its source.

  • Mentioning
    To notify someone about your reply, type @ to begin selecting a username. The user will receive a notification after the post is made.

  • Formatting
    Your content can be formatted using simple HTML, BBCode, or Markdown.

:hand_with_index_finger_and_thumb_crossed: Reacting to a topic

  • Like Like a topic
    Show someone that you enjoyed and appreciated their topic!

  • Solved Mark “Solved”
    Click the “Solved” icon in a reply to label the solution to your questions, thanking the community member and informing others that your issue has been solved when they browse through topics.

  • Flag Flag a topic
    Use the More button to reveal the Flag button, allowing you to privately notify the site admin of potential spam or inappropriate content.

:scroll: Navigate within a topic

Use the scroll bar located on the right side of a topic to jump to the latest or oldest reply.

To directly see the latest reply of a topic, you can also click on the time listed in the activity column.

:books: Defer a topic

Use the “Defer” button to mark a topic as unread.

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