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  • How do I change the length of the preview?

    By default, the Activity stream does not display the full text of the items it's streaming. The items displayed in the stream are previews of the originals with a limited character display that you can change in the AdminCP. If you haven't already logged in to the AdminCP, you'll want to do so now. From here, click on the ‘Settings’ header, followed by the ‘Options’ link.

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    Find the ‘Activity Stream’ option in the vBulletin Options menu and click ‘Edit Settings’ button.

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    Scroll to the bottom of the form that opens. There you will find a text field beneath the header 'Length of Preview Snippet'. The number you enter into this field will dictate the maximum number of characters shown in the Activity Stream preview.

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    When you're done, click on the 'Save' button. Your page will be updated with the changes you've made.
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