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Attention: New Members #141225
06/29/04 05:53 PM
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pauluk  Offline OP
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We've gotten quite a few new international members recently, so I thought a recap of tips and some of the ECN board's features might not go amiss.

First, don't be afraid to look back over earlier threads and add comments. It's always good to bring up certain topics again and get some fresh ideas. If you look up toward the top right of the page when displaying the list of meesages in any forum, you'll see a bar from which you can select how far back you want to go.

If you change this to "Show all topics" you'll then see many pages worth of topics to browse. You can set the software to always show older topics on every visit to ECN by clicking on the Preferences link and setting the required time as your default (your browser must have cookies enabled for this to work).

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Re: Attention: New Members #141226
07/09/04 07:51 AM
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pauluk  Offline OP
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Bumped to the top of list for the benefit of our latest members. [Linked Image]

While we're at it, if anyone wants to add a little background information on themselves -- electrical or other interests -- feel free to do so here.


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