How To: Manage Preferences

How To: Manage Preferences

 

Preferences

There are many different options available when changing your preferences. This guide provides in-depth information on how to adjust your preferences from your display settings to your private messenger options.

 

How to Access Your Preferences

1. Begin by clicking on My settings in the drop-down menu of your avatar located in the upper right-hand corner.

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2. Select the Preferences tab, click on Preference Options, and then choose which Preferences settings you would like to adjust.

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How To Change Your Time Zone Settings

Start by clicking on Preference Options, click on the Time zone drop-down menu, and then choose the Time zone that is most applicable to you.

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How To Change Your Language Settings

Begin by clicking on Preference Options, click on the Language drop-down menu, and then choose the language that is most applicable to you.

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How To Change Your Date Display Settings

1. Start by clicking on Display in the Preferences drop-down menu.

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2. Click on the Date display format text box and type in the format you would like to see.

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Note: Months are represented by the phrase "MMM," days are shown as "dd," and year is displayed as "yyyy."

 

How To Change Your Sort Topics By Settings

1. Begin by clicking on General in the Preferences drop-down menu.

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2. Select from one of the three options in the Sort topics by settings section.

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How To Change Your Privacy Settings

1. Start by clicking on Privacy in the Preferences drop-down menu.

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 2. To change who can see your your private information in your profile, select from one of the four options in the Show Private information to settings section.

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3. To change who can see your email address, select from one of the four options in the Show email address to settings section.

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4. To change who can see your online status, select from one of the four options in the Show online status to settings section.

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How To Change Your Private Messenger Settings

1. Begin by clicking on Private  Messenger in the Preferences drop-down menu.

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2. If you would like to turn on private messages or receive email notifications for new private messages, please checkmark the prospective check box. To edit the number of private messages per page, select the text box and change it to the number of your choice.

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The Preferences page gives community members the ability to quickly access a variety of different settings they wish to change.

 

Interested in learning more about managing images and changing your avatar? Read the How To: Manage Images and Avatars article.

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