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RobM

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Posting links to a particular post
Posted: 15-Jan-2016 12:48

When posting in a forum thread you may want to point to another post within another forum's thread.
To link to a specific post find the next subsequent post that has the name of the poster in the field 'in response to'. Now click on either the blue 'up' arrow or the user's name and copy the link, then paste the link into your forum post e.g. <pre>see this post</pre>

As an example the http://jalbum.net/forum/message.jspa?messageID=302499#302499 link shown above goes to the indicated post on the first page of http://jalbum.net/forum/thread.jspa?threadID=50282&tstart=0 this thread.

If you want to link to a post that has not had a reply then you need to do a two step process.
First, in the post you want to reference click and hold the blue up arrow or the name of the earlier poster and copy the url.
Now click and hold on the reply button, note the number at the end of the url. Finally, paste the url you copied earlier but replace the numbers at the end with the number you just noted.

Example, blue up arrow/earlier poster url:

http://jalbum.net/forum/message.jspa?messageID=311979#311979

Repy to url
http://jalbum.net/forum/post!reply.jspa?messageID=311980

Link to the post without a reply
http://jalbum.net/forum/message.jspa?messageID=311980#311980

Essentialy, the url to a message always starts with http://jalbum.net/forum/message.jspa?messageID=

And the reply to button always has the message ID.

Edited by: RobM on 10-Apr-2018 20:40
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