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Names - how they're displayed
08/24/12 at 14:12:21
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So I'm still learning the quirks of this YaBB software.

There are two possible Names for any user's account.
1) your username - this is the name you Registered when you joined the forum - it cannot be changed
2) your Displayed Name - this is a Required field in your Profile, so you have to put something there.
Whatever you put there is what will be displayed at the head of your Profile and on each post you generate.

So you can have all your posts show a name that is NOT your actual username.
I have no guesses as to why the software works this way but there it is.

This screen snap shows where you enter that Displayed Name.
In my Profile, I kept my Displayed name the same as my username. Less confusing for me.  Grin

Just thought you'd all like to know.  Smiley
« Last Edit: 08/24/12 at 14:36:24 by johnrb3b »  

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1946 2A - - - 1949 me - older than most of my Jeeps
1954 3B - - - 1957 Wagon - - - 2010 4-door JK
past Jeeps ---> '54 3B - no tub --- '59 3B - no engine
past addiction - VW ---> '69 bus --- '70 camper --- '84 camper
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