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    Default Common Forum Tech Issues & How to Fix Them

    Please start here if you are having Tech Issues with the forum. The tips and links below should help with many common problems. If you think of additional items that should be added please post here and I will add them. Thanks!


    Helpful Tips and Reminders:


    • When a logging in, it is a good idea to check the box "Remember Me" before clicking the login button. This will keep your login active instead of timing out at an unfortunate moment.


    • When creating a post, sometimes word entry freezes while writing, or some word processing glitch will arise. Going to "Advanced" will often clear things up. Sometimes using the left arrow (back) can get you on track.


    • Here in the USA, there will be a time in the late evening when server maintenance and backup will be going on. Patience is required during those times, or avoidance when the slowdown occurs.


    • If you need a post deleted or moved, use the Report Post triangle or the Private Message system to send a message to Moderators, who will do that for you.



    Links to Specific Issues:

    Spacebar Issues When Posting (Use the /GO ADVANCED/ Button)
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...83#post5060883

    Trouble Posting Photos
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...Posting-photos

    Trouble Embedding a Video

    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...osting-A-Video

    Not Getting Email Notifications
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...ATE-YOUR-EMAIL!

    Cannot Post a Sales Thread
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...BERS-MUST-READ!!

    Copy of Sent PMs Not Showing Up
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...he-sent-folder

    Keep Getting Logged Out
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...-or-15-minutes

    Forum Menu Keeps Refreshing
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...eps-refreshing






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    Default Re: Common Forum Tech Issues & How to Fix Them

    Don't think a link is necessary to briefly mention that when a member logs in, it is a good idea to check the box "Remember Me" before clicking the login button. This will keep your login active instead of timing out at a misfortunate moment.

    When creating a post, sometimes word entry freezes while writing, or some word processing glitch will arise. Going to advanced will often clear things up. Sometimes using the left arrow (back) can get you on track.

    Here in the USA, there will be a time in the late evening when server maintenance and backup will be going on. Patience is required during those times, or avoidance when the slowdown occurs.

    It is best to not get too bent out of shape when tech issues happen. Sometimes taking a screenshot is in order if you value your written product and fear it will be lost.
    Last edited by KITROBASKIN; 02-08-2017 at 09:03 PM.

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    Default Re: Common Forum Tech Issues & How to Fix Them

    Good tips; I added them, along with a few threads to get it going.
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