Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

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Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by jerryd6818 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:53 pm

There are a couple of ways to get rid of unwanted PM's.

To selectively delete individual PM's or an entire page of PM's at one time --->
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To have the forum delete the oldest PM's as new PM's come in --->
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by kootenay joe » Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:19 am

If my inbox folder happens to be full and someone sends me a message, do i get a notification that there is a message waiting for space in my inbox ?
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:58 am

Yes.
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And then when you go to your Private Messages, you will see this:
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To release that PM (or PM's) that's on hold, you will have to delete enough old PM's to make room for the new ones.
Then you will have to click on "Release all on hold messages"
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by gsmith7158 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:05 am

I have often wondered why the pm box is limited to 100 messages when your post history and everything else seems to be unlimited. Anybody know?
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:11 am

gsmith7158 wrote:I have often wondered why the pm box is limited to 100 messages when your post history and everything else seems to be unlimited. Anybody know?
It's just the way this software is set up. You would have to ask Bryan if that field can be modified or if it's a static setting.

Edit: I don't know about you but once I get 100 PM's in the inbox, I've forgotten what 98% of them were about.
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by gsmith7158 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:20 am

jerryd6818 wrote:
gsmith7158 wrote:I have often wondered why the pm box is limited to 100 messages when your post history and everything else seems to be unlimited. Anybody know?
It's just the way this software is set up. You would have to ask Bryan if that field can be modified or if it's a static setting.

Edit: I don't know about you but once I get 100 PM's in the inbox, I've forgotten what 98% of them were about.
I agree Jerryd but from time to time I get a pm with some pictures in it that I would like to save in connection with the sender. I suppose I could save them to my computer. I'll have to try that.
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by kootenay joe » Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:33 am

Thank you Jerry.
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:27 am

gsmith7158 wrote:
jerryd6818 wrote:
gsmith7158 wrote:I have often wondered why the pm box is limited to 100 messages when your post history and everything else seems to be unlimited. Anybody know?
It's just the way this software is set up. You would have to ask Bryan if that field can be modified or if it's a static setting.

Edit: I don't know about you but once I get 100 PM's in the inbox, I've forgotten what 98% of them were about.
I agree Jerryd but from time to time I get a pm with some pictures in it that I would like to save in connection with the sender. I suppose I could save them to my computer. I'll have to try that.
Or you could create a new folder in your message section and save them to that. ::woot::

You can have up to four additional folders & store up to 100 messages in each folder.
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by gsmith7158 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:11 am

Aha! ::super_happy:: That should be more than enough room. Thank you Jerryd ::not_worthy:: I was not aware of that feature.
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:14 am

My pleasure Greg. Glad to be of some help.
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by FRJ » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:28 am

Jerry, I enlarged the last attachment and clicked on the change box in the lower left and no money came out. What the hey!!
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by wiseguy » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:35 am

I use to get an email notification that I had a PM here but not anymore......what happened?

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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:15 pm

Joe, you crack me up. :lol: :lol:

wiseguy wrote:I use to get an email notification that I had a PM here but not anymore......what happened?
There was a change to a new version of the forum software and it doesn't work exactly like the old version. So no, you no longer get an email announcing a PM. You now have to come to AAPK to find out you have PM (gray background, right hand side, just below the crawl - "Private messages"). JJ, look at it as an incentive to visit the forum. :lol:
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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by wiseguy » Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:50 pm

Oh I visit and read here every day , just cant remember my password 1/2 the time ::facepalm:: so getting an email WAS helpful. thanks for clearing that up for me.

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Re: Managing Your Private Message (PM) Folder

Post by jerryd6818 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:56 pm

When you log in, just check the "Remember me" box and you won't have to log in again until something happens that logs you out. It's not like we're doing high finances here. :mrgreen:
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