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Old 03-26-2013, 11:39 AM   #1
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Files?? Needs a rename

Mods, how about renaming the "Files" section (on the green bar) to something more descriptive. Maybe "Help Files" or "Manuals". I'm thinking when people see "Files" that they don't understand that there are manuals in that area they can refer to for help.
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Mods, how about renaming the "Files" section (on the green bar) to something more descriptive. Maybe "Help Files" or "Manuals". I'm thinking when people see "Files" that they don't understand that there are manuals in that area they can refer to for help.


I concur len !
seems most don't really know what its for ............

camper manuals?
manual downloads?
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Mods, how about renaming the "Files" section (on the green bar) to something more descriptive. Maybe "Help Files" or "Manuals". I'm thinking when people see "Files" that they don't understand that there are manuals in that area they can refer to for help.
Good point! How about it moderators?
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Good point, I had never looked at that section. I had not downloaded any files so I didn't bother with it.
Lots of good things in there
Will take a good look in the near future....
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Mods, how about renaming the "Files" section (on the green bar) to something more descriptive. Maybe "Help Files" or "Manuals". I'm thinking when people see "Files" that they don't understand that there are manuals in that area they can refer to for help.
Your idea will be discussed with the other Moderators and Administrators and I'll post the outcome.

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Files ...

I see a folder named files for a discussion group I dive right in ! I know there are goodies in there.

Having said that, maybe I am biased, I have been doing this since 77 for a living So maybe disregard me ?
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maybe the files section should go here ?
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maybe the files section should go here ?
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We would need to rename FAQ since the same folks who don't know that Files are located in the FILES section, don't know that there are Answers in the Questions section.
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Old 03-26-2013, 07:03 PM   #10
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just a suggestion.

maybe a NEW thread section ?
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just a suggestion.

maybe a NEW thread section ?
Maybe I am being dense, but we have an FAQ forum (consisting of threads) already. The problem with threads is the files become lost in the posts. That was the idea for a separate area JUST for files.
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I see what you mean.
Sometimes lou I DO in fact need pictures.....
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Maybe I am being dense, but we have an FAQ forum (consisting of threads) already. The problem with threads is the files become lost in the posts. That was the idea for a separate area JUST for files.
I think the Files section might be more appropriately named Manuals/Files
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I think the Files section might be more appropriately named Manuals/Files
There is only so much room on the menu bar.
Not enough for something that long.
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There is only so much room on the menu bar.
Not enough for something that long.
So how many characters will fit? Surely "Manuals" makes more sense than "Files". "RV Manuals" would be even better, which is still shorter than "Quick links" that is all ready on the green bar.
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So how many characters will fit? Surely "Manuals" makes more sense than "Files". "RV Manuals" would be even better, which is still shorter than "Quick links" that is all ready on the green bar.
1) There are more than manuals there
2) This is an RV forum, so the files are RV related
3) They are all "files"
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1) There are more than manuals there
2) This is an RV forum, so the files are RV related
3) They are all "files"
And that still doesn't help the new user of the forum because it's not descriptive enough. I even received thanks from long time users that didn't know that there was a section that contained manuals.
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Maybe if we made it all caps...
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:29 AM   #19
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Maybe if we made it all caps...
And make it flash red as well, but all new users would see is a flashing red "Files" sign and not realize that it contains manuals and other helpful documents.
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There is only so much room on the menu bar.
Not enough for something that long.
Not much different than Quick Links and the arrow.
Just need some help for us dummies.
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