Setting for the @ coding

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Kev, Dec 16, 2016.

  1. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    When I joined BYC, was still on dial up speed so I had every options turned off- avatar, sigs etc as those really bogged down download time.

    Have broadband now.. but apparently there is a new code for tagging people using the "@" I'm guessing it notifies the tagged user, right? Tried going through settings/preferences to allow for it but so far no luck.. how do I find and turn it on?
     
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    It should work by default... just type @ and then start typing the name, like @Kev

    The user will get notified :)
     
  3. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Ah I meant to clarify I'm the one not getting the notifications. I didn't get anything for your message up there?
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Do you have your email notifications turned on? It notifies you by email when someone (@) mentions you.

    You can change your notifications and email settings by going to your ~

    > Profile page
    > Edit account settings

    Hope this helps :D
     
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  5. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Ah, yes that would answer the question- email notifications had been set to off.

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    You are most welcome :highfive:

    Once you have your email notifications back on you can check the boxes you want to receive them for. "Notify me when someone mentions me" is one of them.
     
  7. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Just fixed it now yea! [​IMG] I had assumed it was probably via onsite PM so I'd simply never checked the email option...
     
  8. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    That's great @Kev! Now go check your mail ;)
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Kevin, please make little sweaters for your chickens- I get cold shivers just looking at them.
     
  10. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    It worked! [​IMG] Thanks again!
     

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