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Feature A replacement of the [user] tag

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DutchDaemon

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When we switched from the phpBB to the XenForo forums software, we found that phpBB's [user] function was already implemented, but differently.

If you want to reference a user on these forums, put a @ before the username. So typing
Code:
@DutchDaemon
will result in DutchDaemon.

Note that this function has auto-completion, so if you start typing the username, XenForo will show you matching usernames.

This @ function works with all usernames, including those of developers, which already have @ at the end, e.g.
Code:
@danger@
will result in danger@.
 

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Also note that if you mention someone using this feature he will get an alert about being mentioned in a message, which is quite a neat feature as well.
 
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