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Why can't we edit our thread 'titles'?

We've had an 'EE-1 ot sight' in 'Equipment Hire' since June, not me I may add.

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Re: Why can't we edit our thread 'titles'?

Agree, occasionally frustrating when a spello goes un-noticed...……...
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Re: Why can't we edit our thread 'titles'?

Did you mean the user who created a thread edit the thread title?

The user that created the post needs to Edit the first post [1] in the thread, then select Go Advanced and then an editable thread title will appear in a box above the editable text of the post, change, then Save Changes.

For another user to change the title from post #1 they would require Admin privileges.

[1] Been a few years since I used this forum software, but editing the thread title part way through the thread probably renames it from that point onwards. Which means another user posting on a thread about ot sights might change it to dot sights.
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Re: Why can't we edit our thread 'titles'?

You can update the thread title using the "Advanced" edit option. However, the thread title that appears in the forum thread listings is not updated - it's set once when the thread is created. Other forums running vBulletin don't seem to have this problem so I'm guessing it's either an old version being run here or a bug introduced during customisation.
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Re: Why can't we edit our thread 'titles'?

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Did you mean the user who created a thread edit the thread title?

The user that created the post needs to Edit the first post [1] in the thread, then select Go Advanced and then an editable thread title will appear in a box above the editable text of the post, change, then Save Changes.

For another user to change the title from post #1 they would require Admin privileges.

[1] Been a few years since I used this forum software, but editing the thread title part way through the thread probably renames it from that point onwards. Which means another user posting on a thread about ot sights might change it to dot sights.
Once the "Thread Title" has been posted into the forum, it requires an Admin. to change it. No big deal, they usually do it willingly but need to be asked.

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Re: Why can't we edit our thread 'titles'?

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We've had an 'EE-1 ot sight' in 'Equipment Hire' since June, not me I may add.

I’ve searched and can’t find the thread post?

Can you please quote it, so I can see it

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Re: Why can't we edit our thread 'titles'?

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=48069
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1984 comes to mind - he who controls the past controls the future
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Thank you for your kind offer Graham but I managed it all by myself, once you pointed it out !

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