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Marian

Marian Report 6 Oct 2012 17:29

Hi, Ive been looking through my threads of which Ive loads. Early on in Genes I just use to put 1871 census search or 1861 census search etc and now to find out who I was asking about I have to trawl through them all. Is there any way of adding the name to the title - ive tried but it only says preview or submit which I obviously dont want to do. Thanks

Dea

Dea Report 6 Oct 2012 17:34

Go to the very first post in your thread Marian and click on 'edit' - you can then amend the thread title !! - then click on submit.

Dea Xxx

Marian

Marian Report 6 Oct 2012 17:37

But doesnt this mean that it will be resubmitted because I wouldnt want members wasting their time looking up the info again.

Robert

Robert Report 6 Oct 2012 18:36

what i do, with my post. is to copy and paste them to a Microsoft office document , then save under a title of my accestor this allows me to work with them offline. to find them again i just have to look in my documents folder. they are then save alphabeticaly

Dea

Dea Report 6 Oct 2012 18:37

No - you won't be re-submitting.

Go to your thread and go to the very first post!

Do not click on delete or the whole thing will disappear!

Click on edit and you can then change the wording of your title, then submit.

If you have problems - send me a pm.

Dea Xxx

Dea

Dea Report 6 Oct 2012 18:40

OOOhh - and when you have changed the heading and submitted, you can then add a message in the box at the bottom to say something like 'more help needed please' and submit.

This will them bring your thread back up to the top of the board.

Dea Xxx

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 6 Oct 2012 18:47

Yes it is a two-bit thing...edit the title in the first post. submit. Then go topost at the bottom :-)

Marian

Marian Report 6 Oct 2012 22:32

I have just returned to my computer and see the above messages. Thank you all for the advice. :-)