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#77707 (In Topic #15979)

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I did not even realize how ocPortal numbered messages on the forum until a friend pointed it out to me.

So each new message is the next message number, so when you view a thread they might not be in order and such.

Does ocPortal actually track post numbers by thread in any way?  Or is there any way to at least 'show' them numbered that way?

I don't think it is a big deal, but as it is, it is definitely different than any other forums I have seen.

Just curious.

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It is the post ID for the site, and the link goes to that post ID. i.e. they are not defined relating to order in topic, they are relating to something intrinsic about the post.

There will be a hidden option to change it in v8 that will be listed in the Code Book amongst lots of others. At some point that will probably become a proper option.

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