Bahamas Traveler Forum Help
On the main topic page you sould be displayed a list of messages allready posted. To view any of these posts simply click on the link.
If there are no messages listed on the page then it is a new topic and no messages have been posted yet, or the system administrator has removed all of the previous messages.
To make a new post you must click on the New Post button. This will display you with a fill out form. On this form you need to enter your E-mail address, name or a nickname,
your message which can be as long as you want. The message will automattically wrap if you are using Netscape 2.0 or better. If not you will have to hit return from time to time otherwise your message might look funny.
You must also enter a Subject. This is the content of your post very similar to an E-mail or newsgroup Subject. This is only necessary on a new post. The Subject will be carried over on all replies.
The URL section is optional. If you enter a URL in this section your name will be a click to view it link in the final message.
This is good if you wish to link your web page to your message. Hypertext markup entered in the
message section will be stripped.
When you are viewing a posted message you will see a reply to this message button. Clicking on this will
pop up a fill out form which will enable you to reply to the original post. You will not be able to change
the original subject but you may change or remove the original message which will be poped up in your
message window. To remove it simply highlight it and hit your delete key. This will remove it and leave you a blank window fot your message.
You will also notice that there is a follow up section. When viewing this section there will either be an open folder, a closed folder, or nothing. If there is nothing then there is no replies to this message. If there is an open folder then there are multiple replies to this message. ie. this message has a reply and the reply also has a reply and maybe even more.. A closed folder represents a reply to this message which has no replies itself. Clicking on these links will allow you to iew the replies. If there is nothing in this section then this message is the end of the thread.