The main buttons are:
Create new topic
- After using the Create New Account form you will be emailed a link to validate your email address.
Username/email address and password.
Click “with email” to receive a login link (if you’ve forgotten your password).
When you are reading a topic, either:
- Just click “ Reply”; or
- To quote someone, select the relevant text and select the “ Quote” button that pops up.
When you receive an email notification, you can reply to the forum by replying to the email.
Click “ New Topic”.
Choose a relevant category.
You can add tags (e.g. “mha” or “mca”) in the “Law and practice” category.
Notifications appear at the top right of the screen alongside a number, and sometimes are sent by email.
You can apply the following levels to categories, tags or topics:
|Level||Notified of||Default setting||Email sent|
|Watching||New topics and replies||Any topic to which you have added a reply||Yes|
|Tracking||Replies to you (number will also increase for new topics and replies)||Any topic after 4 minutes of reading time||No|
|Watching first post (category only)||New topics in category, but not replies||“Law and practice” and “Miscellaneous” categories||Yes|
|Normal||A reply to you||Everything else||No|
- You can change these notification preferences (in particular your category notification preferences) and your email preferences (to receive more or fewer emails).
- You can change any of your preferences on your preferences page.