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How do I delete or edit a reply?

Forum administrators define the time period in which replies can be deleted or edited by the person who posted the reply. Forum administrators can set this time period to:

  • Never
  • 5 minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 year
  • Always

If you're uncertain about your ability to edit your post, please email the page contact cited at the bottom left of the page.

How to delete or edit your own reply

  1. Hover over your reply, then select the Delete or Edit button:

    Delete button highlighted on hover over a reply

  2. If you select the Delete button, you're asked to confirm you want to delete the reply. If you select the Edit button, you can amend the title and message of the reply.

How to delete or edit other people's replies

  1. To delete other people's replies you must have Moderate topics, Edit or Admin permissions for the forum. If you do not have these permissions and would like a post to be deleted, you should email the page contact cited at the bottom left of the page.
  2. If you have the relevant permissions, hover over the reply and select the Delete or Edit button, as appropriate.

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