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On this page you can change some aspects of how the forum looks.
For instance, if you have a slow dial-up connection, you can change these settings, to you reduce the amount of information sent to your browser.

Time Format:
The format here will be used to show dates
throughout this forum.

Time Offset:
Number of hours to +/- to make displayed time
equal to your local time.

This is a + or - number to add or subtract to the current time showing on RootsChat. The clock at RootsChat is set to the current time in the United Kingdom
Example: RootsChat time shows 13:28, but your time is 14:28 (for example if you live on the continent). The Time Offset would be +1

[x] Show board descriptions inside boards.

[x] Show child boards on every page inside boards, not just the first.

[x] Use sidebar menus instead of dropdown menus when possible.

Profile Menu
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[x] Don't show other users' avatars.

Apart from adding to the page load, some members find moving avatars can be upsetting. Using this setting, you can supress showing all avatars.

[x] Don't show other users' signatures.

Useful for reducing the amount of "signature space" on the page (More room for the topic replies !)

[x] Return to topics after posting by default.

[x] Don't warn on new replies made while posting.

Suppresses the red warning message, that someone else has posted while you were composing your reply.

[x] Show most recent posts at the top.

Warning: When this is selected, due to a software fault the starting entry in a topic will have the number "Reply #1" instead of no number.

[x] Show WYSIWYG editor on post page by default..
See also "toggle view" editor icon.

Topics to display per page:

Forum default = 75

Messages to display per page:

Forum default = 10 (optimal performance)

Use quick reply on topic display:

With Quick-Reply you can write a post when viewing a topic without loading a new page. You can still use bulletin board code and smileys as you would in a normal post.

Show quick-moderation as

Ignore this !

And of course ......
Don't forget to click on this button when you have finished making any changes !