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There has been a persistent bug in the Forum software which results in the member's location being elided with the word 'Location' in a message ID. Someone posted a solution to this a long time ago which I cannot now find. A problem is that if you prepend the location with a space it gets lost.

I have solved this by simply prepending the two characters ': ' (colon-space) to my location. I entered ': Essex' rather than just 'Essex'. You can see the result in my message information to the left.

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I always wondered about that.

When I first joined the forums my location displayed as expected, but I altered the format and it went all awry.

Thanks for that, I'll try it.


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24 minutes ago, John Rostron said:

There has been a persistent bug in the Forum software which results in the member's location being elided with the word 'Location' in a message ID. Someone posted a solution to this a long time ago which I cannot now find. A problem is that if you prepend the location with a space it gets lost.

I have solved this by simply prepending the two characters ': ' (colon-space) to my location. I entered ': Essex' rather than just 'Essex'. You can see the result in my message information to the left.

John

I think you’ve found for yourself exactly the same solution as the one to which you refer!


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5 minutes ago, Alfred said:

I think you’ve found for yourself exactly the same solution as the one to which you refer!

I solved this for myself some time ago. I have since noticed that others have solved it in the same way. However I have not seen this solution explicitly posted.

I'm still trying to work out what your comment actually means.

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2 minutes ago, John Rostron said:

I'm still trying to work out what your comment actually means.

Perhaps I misunderstood your comment, John! If so, please accept my apologies.

I thought you were saying, in effect, that someone posted ‘your’ solution but you couldn’t find their post, so you had to work out the solution for yourself: I adopted the ‘colon space’ solution as soon as I read about it elsewhere. Are you actually saying that you think there’s a different solution? :/


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6 minutes ago, Alfred said:

Perhaps I misunderstood your comment, John! If so, please accept my apologies.

I thought you were saying, in effect, that someone posted ‘your’ solution but you couldn’t find their post, so you had to work out the solution for yourself: I adopted the ‘colon space’ solution as soon as I read about it elsewhere. Are you actually saying that you think there’s a different solution? :/

Yes, I'm pretty sure that the solution posted some time ago was not the one I came up with. I still cannot remember what it was. So I had to re-invent the wheel by myself. I cannot remember for sure, but when I came up with my solution, I was not aware of others having invented it for themselves. This does not imply that there were not any such inventive users.

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1 hour ago, John Rostron said:

Yes, I'm pretty sure that the solution posted some time ago was not the one I came up with. I still cannot remember what it was.

It was for the user to add the ":" to the front of their location manually.,


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5 hours ago, walt.farrell said:

It was for the user to add the ":" to the front of their location manually.,

If that is the case, then my solution is to add a space after the colon. Hardly a great innovation, but I hope that this post may help more recent members when editing their profile.

John


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10 hours ago, John Rostron said:

Someone posted a solution to this a long time ago which I cannot now find

 


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Thanks @Pšenda, I thought that I was probably re-inventing the wheel.

John


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