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How to Tag/@Mention a member in topics

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The use of member "mentions" (aka “tagging” a member) in topics has becoming more and popular. When a member is mentioned or tagged, they show like this: @Marina. Hovering over a tag will bring up the member's profile card. Clicking on the member's avatar in the card or on the tag itself will take you to their profile.

 

Tagging someone is a method of alerting someone's attention to your post. When you mention/tag a member, they'll get a notification (if they've set themselves to be notified of mentions) telling them they've been tagged in the topic.

 

To mention/tag a member:

Simply type the "@" sign, followed by the first few letters of the member's name. This will show a drop-down of members' names from where you can choose (click on) the member you want to tag.

 

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Marina

(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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