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Is there any way to subscribe to forums via email?

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wpd's picture
wpd
Junior(0)
Is there any way to subscribe to forums via email?

I find it much easier to keep in touch with a community by reading and responding to emails using my email reader (with which I am quite familiar) rather than having to use (slightly different, every time) web based interfaces to forums.

Is there any way to subscribe to the ZED based forums via email? I believe I would have a much better chance to say, "Yes, I had that same problem, here is how I fixed it ..." in response to an email than I would if I had to scan a web page for new messages every day/hour.

I invite others who see this forum topic to respond with "yeah, me too" or "no, I LOVE forums because I can ..." (that way I might learn to love them too).

Thanks

(Yes, I (now) know about the "subscribe" checkbox for individual forum topics, but I don't see a similar capability for learning about new topics).

--wpd

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matto
Junior(0)
There was an option for that

There was an option for that when I first joined this site about a year ago. At that time, I was receiving the forum messages via email. There were options in the account settings to specify how to receive the messages. I seem to remember that the site was redesigned since then.

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fletch
Moderator(16)
Subscrive via RSS feed

Your personal profile has an option as to whether you receive an email when someone tries to send you a private message, but not for the forums. However, you can subscribe to the RSS feed for the forums. Go to the main forum page http://www.zedboard.org/forums/zed-english-forum and click on the orange icon in the upper right. This gives me the option to subscribe via Microsoft Outlook or I can specify.
 
This will inform you of the new topics. If you want to continue to follow a topic's replies, then you must subscribe to that topic.
Bryan