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Offline goetzi

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Post as different user?
« on: January 12, 2009, 04:17:58 AM »
Hi,

is it possible to post as a different user?

What I want to do: There will be a "InfoCenter" Board where information for the users will be posted. But this information shouldn't be posted by a "personalized" user account but by a general information account. It will be the same in a download area where files are posted by a File User.

Do you know what I mean and if it is possible without logging in/out all the time?

Offline Joey Smithâ„¢

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Re: Post as different user?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2009, 04:23:38 AM »
I think there is a mod for something like this in the mod site.

Click the customize link at the top of the forum :)

Offline goetzi

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Re: Post as different user?
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2009, 04:33:41 AM »
I think you mean this? http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=978

There are three problems with it
- it is only for admins, but in my situation also a hand of other users should be able to post as "File Manager" or "Information" user
- it is outdated
- it only allows one alternate user

I also found http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=1554 but it is not available for 2.0b4 yet. I think I will wait for its 2.0 version.

Offline ~Killer~

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Re: Post as different user?
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2009, 02:30:08 PM »
How simple is it to create a new account, and switch between users? Theres a mod that lets you switch with the click of a button, I'll see if I can find it...

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Re: Post as different user?
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2009, 10:07:45 PM »
goetzi, is this issue resolved now? You may try using the workaround suggested above if they will be posting as the same user.