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To copy a topic from the old forum to this new one do you click on the topic in the old forum and when it opens just copy it all. Then make a new topic heading on the new forum and paste every thing? Is that the right way to do it? I'm not real computer savy![?] I would like to move some of the info from the old forum over to this new one. Thanks for help in doing this.
 

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Greg,

The best way is to click the edit function and then hold down the left mouse button while dragging the cursor and highlight the message body. Then do a copy, the keyboard shortcut for this command is CTRL (control button) and then the "C" key depressed. That will copy a message to what is called the "clipboard" and then come to this new site and hit the new post button. Then, make a new title and tab down to where you would start typing. Then do a paste command, keyboard shortcut is CTRL and then the "V" key.

The only disadvantage to this is that you can only do your posts. I am not sure how it would work if you tried it without clicking on Edit first. I do know the pictures won't transfer without doing an Edit. Hope that helps.
 

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For posts without photos you can just highlight the post without hitting edit, next copy it and then open a post in the new forum and paste it in.
 

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Thanks guys, I kind of had the idea of how to do it, but I wasn't too sure about the photos. Thanks for steering me in the right direction on that.[:D]
 
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