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31st Jan, 2014 at 11:23pm
 
Hi,

Is there a "New posts since last visit" option or link in the forum?

If not, then what time zone does the forum use? Or would it be possible if I change it to mine in the setting or something?

Thanks!
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #1 - 1st Feb, 2014 at 2:29pm
 
dansbanners wrote on 31st Jan, 2014 at 11:23pm:
Hi,

Is there a "New posts since last visit" option or link in the forum?

If not, then what time zone does the forum use? Or would it be possible if I change it to mine in the setting or something?

Thanks!

In order to set up your time zone please click "User CP", select the "Profile" tab and then "Options" link..

In there you can change this setting :

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Time Offset:
If the time displayed here differs from your local time, then adjust it by changing the settings.


You can adjust it to your GMT based time.

As for the updated posts since last visit question, I've finally prepared and posted the forum's browsing tutorial.
I'm sure you'll find it useful. I tried to make it as easy to follow as possible.. Smiley
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #2 - 2nd Feb, 2014 at 2:48am
 
SolidSnake wrote on 1st Feb, 2014 at 2:29pm:
In order to set up your time zone please click "User CP", select the "Profile" tab and then "Options" link..

In there you can change this setting :


You can adjust it to your GMT based time.

As for the updated posts since last visit question, I've finally prepared and posted the forum's browsing tutorial.
I'm sure you'll find it useful. I tried to make it as easy to follow as possible.. Smiley

I'm still trying to figure out how to change it to my time zone, EST.

For instance, it says:

"Your actually displayed local time:"
2nd Feb, 2014 at 4:15am"

While it's 1st Feb, 2014 7:45 pm EST in my time zone.

I'm not sure I understand how to use the "+" or "-" and the two drop down forms right below the above text? Huh
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #3 - 2nd Feb, 2014 at 3:39am
 
dansbanners wrote on 2nd Feb, 2014 at 2:48am:
I'm still trying to figure out how to change it to my time zone, EST.

For instance, it says:

"Your actually displayed local time:"
2nd Feb, 2014 at 4:15am"

While it's 1st Feb, 2014 7:45 pm EST in my time zone.

I'm not sure I understand how to use the "+" or "-" and the two drop down forms right below the above text? Huh


I think you should be -5 since you are on EST. I'm on PST and it is -8 for me
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #4 - 2nd Feb, 2014 at 3:50am
 
You can use this site to find the exact time difference to GMT (London's time).

http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/

Another easy way to set it is to see the difference between the forum's time and your time, for example based on the time you noticed :

"Your actually displayed local time:"
2nd Feb, 2014 at 4:15am"

Etc. if the correct time in your place is
2nd Feb, 2014 at 00:15am"

then you should probably use :   - 04 : 00
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #5 - 2nd Feb, 2014 at 6:12pm
 
SolidSnake wrote on 2nd Feb, 2014 at 3:50am:
You can use this site to find the exact time difference to GMT (London's time).

http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/

Another easy way to set it is to see the difference between the forum's time and your time, for example based on the time you noticed :

"Your actually displayed local time:"
2nd Feb, 2014 at 4:15am"

Etc. if the correct time in your place is
2nd Feb, 2014 at 00:15am"

then you should probably use :   - 04 : 00

I got the minutes to match. However, the hours seem to be off. I'll try again tomorrow.
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #6 - 3rd Feb, 2014 at 7:20pm
 
For instance, when the "Your actually displayed local time:" is the following in my account:

3rd Feb, 2014 at 2:17pm

I then use - 01 00

The updated time is then:

3rd Feb, 2014 at 4:18pm

Does that look right to you? Huh

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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #7 - 4th Feb, 2014 at 5:34am
 
http://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/

Click the red dot on your city and you will see the time difference. (Whether it is -1 or -3 or like that.) You should choose that in your x-ptcbox forum profile.

I clicked my country and it showed +5.30, which is correct.
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #8 - 4th Feb, 2014 at 10:48am
 
dansbanners wrote on 3rd Feb, 2014 at 7:20pm:
For instance, when the "Your actually displayed local time:" is the following in my account:

3rd Feb, 2014 at 2:17pm

I then use - 01 00

The updated time is then:

3rd Feb, 2014 at 4:18pm

Does that look right to you? Huh


Btw, have you checked the : "Enable automatic Daylight Savings Time change?" checkbox?
I have it set on checked mode. Please, check it out and let me know.
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Re: New posts since last visit / Time zone
Reply #9 - 4th Feb, 2014 at 8:47pm
 
Ok, I got it to work now. Seems that -5 did the trick. Thanks everyone!
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