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Front Desk- Open To Public => Suggestion Box => Topic started by: Steve on August 31, 2008, 03:23:31 PM

Title: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: Steve on August 31, 2008, 03:23:31 PM
I would like for the location of the person to be placed by their name. Example: Steve-Texas. This would help us to know the environment of the gardener and would also help us to understand their growing problems and benefit per location.
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: don on August 31, 2008, 04:47:38 PM
Steve, I agree that would be useful.  Unfortunately this software does not put location and name together that I know of.  I will look into it.
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: Steve on September 01, 2008, 11:05:25 AM
Then why not change "niwahshi" to the location of the person, since it is implied?
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: don on September 01, 2008, 02:45:01 PM
niwashi is a category.  There are permissions associated with categories that preclude its use as place of origin.  But...

Let's experiment - anyone that wishes to can go to their profile and enter their location in where it says "custom title".  It will display as mine does under my name.  How's that, Steve?
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: patings on September 01, 2008, 03:26:05 PM
Hi, I had my location in personal text, showing it under my kanji stamp.
Now its in "custom title".... and added my name in signature.
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: Jando on September 01, 2008, 06:48:27 PM
Good idea Steve.  Ones location does help and good thinking Don it worked perfectly.  Now we can see where someone is from in an instant.  Makes life easier.  Good job guys!  Now to get us all to put our location in as a custom title is another challenge.

Cheers  June
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: kobold on September 02, 2008, 03:49:36 AM
For me there are many undiscovered areas on this Forum, this was one of them!
Andrea
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: george in the uk on September 02, 2008, 05:26:33 AM
Hi,
Where is custom title in your profile, I cannot find it in mine.
George.
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: Jando on September 02, 2008, 06:32:41 AM
George,  When you go into your profile on the left there is modify profile, two down from that heading is forum profile information, click on that.  Scroll down to custom title and enter your location.

Hope this gets you there.

Cheers  June
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: george in the uk on September 02, 2008, 08:19:08 AM
Hi June,
Thanks, sorted.
George.
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: GiniHarmon on September 02, 2008, 09:31:38 AM
This is a good suggestion and certainly aids in formulating my responses members.

I have extensive experience gardening and working with Japanese gardens in the Gulf Coast  The Mid Atlantic, Piedmont, New England and the Pacific Northwest regions of North America, as well as the UK (from Devon to Yorkshire) and Japan.

Knowing the location of the member may ensure greater accuracy in the delivery of information.
Title: Re: LOCATION OF PEOPLE:
Post by: don on September 02, 2008, 12:34:26 PM
You mean, gardening in Portland is not the same as gardening in Houston???   :o