Responding to PM's
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Matt B
(mbnow) - MLife

Locale: New England
Responding to PM's on 09/20/2013 06:04:16 MDT Print View

So i contacted support about this and have heard no reply. I did check the box that said it wasnt urgent, so maybe thats my fault.

Anyway, when i receive a pm in my email inbox I have to click on a link that takes me to BPL so i can reply to the message.
All good so far. But once i hit send, i realised i now have no copy of the message i sent, because its not sent from my email. Also there doesn't seem to be anywhere in My BPL that shows sent messages.
Am i missing something?
I wouldn't mind have a copy of messages i have sent especially when you are having a running conversation over pm's.

thanks

Matt.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: Responding to PM's on 09/20/2013 06:23:39 MDT Print View

Nope. You have not missed anything. That's how those work. I use the PM system all the time. Yes it would be nice to be able to keep track easily. But there you have it. Use the PM as an opportunity to share your e mail address off the forum.

Lance Marshall
(Lancem) - F - MLife

Locale: Oregon
Re: Responding to PM's on 09/20/2013 09:52:21 MDT Print View

Before you hit the send button, you can copy the text of your PM and paste it into a text editing program like Notepad or Word. It's a pain, but at least you get an archive copy for yourself. I save my PM's, sometimes with additional notes, in a 'BPL' folder in 'My Documents'.

Matt B
(mbnow) - MLife

Locale: New England
thanks! on 09/20/2013 13:41:30 MDT Print View

ok, thanks for the replies.

James Marco
(jamesdmarco) - MLife

Locale: Finger Lakes
Re: Re: Responding to PM's on 09/20/2013 18:25:19 MDT Print View

It is actually easier to keep a running file, per conversation, in a word document. Then just cut and past between them. It helps with fumble fingers and spelling...