How to use the Mention tag button

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  1. 2balive

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    Hi

    How do one use the mention tag button? When I hi-light a "name" and press the "Mention" tag button, it raps it with mention tags, but the name then disappear when displayed?

    Is it as simple as just putting @ in-front of the name (but then what is the tag button for)?
     
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  3. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    You need to type out the name in your post, or copy and paste it, then either highlight it and use the Mention Button or put the @ in front of it. But the name has to be spelt exactly or it won't work.
     
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    is there any way to get a pop up of the names as you start to type like we can in pm?
     
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    cool idea, but I think it would be in the way. In the PM box, because you are in the "address bar" it make sense. As that is what we are trying to do. But in a free form text box, if I want to say something about my tank, then somebody user name will pop up while I'm typing. Same for tank lenght. Or some critter running around.
    Unless we can right click with an option to get member name...
     
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    Not possible sorry.
     
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    no worries, i just need to learn to spell :)
     
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