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User Control Panel 3 : How to edit your profile

Tutorials on how to use the UCP section of your account.
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User Control Panel 3 : How to edit your profile

Postby Oishii » Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:38 pm

The purpose of this tutorial is to provide information on how to edit your profile.

To edit your profile, click User Control Panel in the little menu beneath your Name. On the picture we have encircled it in green.
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This will get you to your User Control Panel, with a lot of possibilities to customize your preferences when visiting the Forum.
The second tab is Profile, encircled in green. Clicking this, you can enter personal information : Birthday, Full Name, Interests, Occupation, Website etc.
Please note that this information may be viewable to other members. When including any personal details, be sure that you are comfortable with sharing these.
Don't forget to click the "Submit" button to validate.
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How to add, edit or remove a signature

You can make your posts more personal or recognizable by adding a signature. This is a block of text added to your posts, e.g. your name, a pseudonym, a personal motto ...
Just click on Edit Signature, encircled in green. Here you can enter the block of text. There is a 255 character limit.
Just click the "Submit" button to finish adding or editing your signature.
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How to add, edit or remove an avatar

If you want to add, edit or delete your avatar image to your posts and to your profile, choose Edit Avatar, encircled in green.
An avatar is a small picture that represents a computer user on the internet, in games, on forums etc.
Once you have found a suitable image, you may have to crop it to fit these maximum dimensions :
width: 90 pixels, height: 90 pixels, file size: 60.00 KiB.
For uploading the image, click where the red arrow points and this will bring you to your computer files where you can select your image.
Click Upload image and your avatar is in place.
The same menu can be used to edit or delete your avatar. (Choose "Delete image")
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How to edit your account settings

Choose Edit Account Settings, encircled in green.
Here you can edit your email-address and change your password.
Notice that to change your password, your email address, or your username, you must enter your current password. Click the "Submit" button and done.
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