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User's Guide
Intent
Step by step procedure for posting comments
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Registration
Logging In
Posting comments

 

User's Guide
Intent

This is a short guide intended for users who wish to browse the forum and post comments. Please refer to section 4 or phpBB for complete instructions, at http://www.phpbb.com/support/guide/#section4. Please note that phpBB terminology and use may slightly differ from Kala Bharati's.

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Step by step procedure for posting comments

1. Register (if you aren't already registered):
Click on registration button.
Fill out registration form. Only required information is username, password and e-mail address.
Submit. Wait one day for registration approval.
2. Log in:
Fill login form on Forum Index page and click login.
3. Post comments:
Click on comments button on article page.
Write comments in text box. Links to other web pages or images mat be inserted. (For detailed formatting codes read below.)

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Browsing the Forum

The Forum Index page lists the various Themes currently making up the Forum. Clicking on a Theme reveals the Subjects covered under the Theme. Each Subject contains Articles and under each Article one can post Comments.

The Forum is an open space and anyone is free to see its contents. However only registered users are permitted to post comments. All interested visitors are therefore encouraged to register. Registrants will also be placed on the Kala Bharati mailing list for news of Bharata Natya related activities.

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Registration

To register, click on the small register button at the top of any page, fill out the form that appears and submit. Minimum information required is a username, your own chosen password and your e-mail address. Registration is usually approved within a day of submission.
Your username is the name which will appear in the memberlist and that will be apposed to your comments.

Your password must be created and will be required each time you log in. Do not use any evident information (like your username!) as a password. Please note that it should start with a letter. We recommend you use a combination of letters and numbers for a total of 6 to 32 characters. If you ever forget your password, a new one will be sent to you to the e-mail you have supplied. It will then be possible for you to log in and change it at will.

Your e-mail address must be valid. Please ensure that it is spelled correctly.

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Logging In

In order to post comments you must log in. this can be done using the small login form at the bottom of the Index page or by clicking on the login button at the top of any page, which will take you to the login page. Enter your username and password and click login. If you forget your password go to the login page and click I forgot my password. You will be taken to a form to enter your username and e-mail address. A new password will be created and sent by e-mail to you. After receiving the new password you must activate this new password by clicking on the password activation link. After you have activated your new password you may login with it. Once logged in you may change your password by going to the profile settings. The profile button is also at the top of the page.

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Posting comments

On the page showing the article on which you wish to comment, click on comments and you will be taken to the posting form. Enter your comments in the text area. Plain text is the only thing allowed in this area, but special formatting, images etc may be added through the use of BBCode described below.

The BBCode uses tags for formatting selected texts. For a detailed description of how BBCode works, you may click here. There is also a small BBCode link on the lower left corner of the Posting Form. Here is a list of simple examples of BBCode and its output:
Type [b]text to be made bold[/b] to get text to be made bold.
Type [i] text to be italicized[/i] to get text to be italicized.
Similarly, [u]underline[/u] gives underline.
[size=18] Bigger text[/size] give bigger text.

Type [img]http://www.someWebsite.com/myFolder/myimage.jpg[/img] to link an image at that position inside your text. Please ensure that link to image is correctly spelled and works.
Type [url]http://www.someWebsite.com[/url] or [url=http://www.someWebsite.com]some text which will be clickable and linked[/url] to insert a link to a page or website into your text. Please ensure that link is spelled correctly and works.

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