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Surname Interests Help
« on: Tuesday 04 July 17 18:05 BST (UK) »
Hi, I've just joined the site and have a small problem. I would like to put my surname interests into my profile but can't find a way to do it. I searched the help board and found the advice quoted below.

"On the dark strip at the top of the screen, click on Profile, then Modify profile, then Forum profile, you will see a box Surname Interests, enter the information you want to display and save."

I tried to follow these instructions but am still having no luck. When I click on my profile, then modify profile, all that happens is that I'm taken to a page for changing password, email etc. There seems to be no 'forum profile' option.

Can anyone help me please?

Thanks in advance.

Vikki
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Re: Surname Interests Help
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 18:09 BST (UK) »
Welcome to RootsChat

Sometimes you need to make 2 or 3 posts before these options are available to you. 

Just reply here and lets see if that works.

Surname Interests is under forum profile

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Re: Surname Interests Help
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 18:41 BST (UK) »
Thanks Sandra. Hopefully this might work.

There was no 'forum profile' option visible at all.

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« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 19:05 BST (UK) »
Hover over profile - then shows a drop down menu, summary, account settings and forum profile.

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Re: Surname Interests Help
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 19:09 BST (UK) »
You need to make 2 posts (or is it 3?) before you see all the functionality of RootsChat.

There is also the Surnames Interest Table?
Scroll down to the bottom of any RootsChat page.
Click on Surname Interests.
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 19:14 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the advice, but when I hover over the link, all I get is Summary and Account Settings.

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« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 19:17 BST (UK) »
Reply again and see if the 3 rd option comes up - if it doesn't work this time Sarah is online and would be able to sort the problem for you.

Sandra  ;)
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« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 19:59 BST (UK) »
Thanks for your patience Sandra. Keeping fingers crossed :-)

Vikki

Edit - It finally worked :--) Thank you so much for your help.
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« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 04 July 17 20:15 BST (UK) »
Whoopee.......Enjoy the site - great bunch on here to help if you need it............  ;D

All the best
Sandra  ;D
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