🔹How do I register to the ctrlX AUTOMATION Community?
🔹What are the additional functions/benefits for a registered member?
🔹How can I find my nickname?
🔹Can I change my nickname after registration?
🔹How can I set my personal profile picture?
🔹What personal settings can I adjust?
🔹How can I contact a community member directly?
🔹How will I be informed if someone replies to my question, like email or notification marker?
🔹How can I receive updates for blog articles?
🔹I saved the blog content with the <SAVE DRAFT> button. How can I find the draft version again?
🔹What is the best way to search or filter information?
🔹What is the differents between <Latest Topics> and <Latest Posts> on the start page?
🔹Is it possible to stay logged in to the community for an unlimited time?
🔹How can I edit an article after its been posted?
🔹How can I start a topic within the Forum?
🔹How can I reply to a Forum post?
How do I register to the ctrlX AUTOMATION Community?
You register to the ctrlX AUTOMATION Community using the Bosch-ID. The Bosch-ID is a combination of your email address and your password. The Bosch-ID will be used for all public web services offered by Robert Bosch GmbH. Some web services require additional information for providing the full service, e.g. the ctrlX AUTOMATION Community requires your personal nickname (username).
What are the additional functions/benefits for a registered member?
Most of all information within the ctrlX AUTOMATION Community are public, but registered members can also start a new topic or reply to posts within the forum. Additional private messaging is also possible, so you can directly contact another member or the moderator team. Future services are being planned.
How can I find my nickname?
After registration and login, your nickname will be presented within the myRexroth profile dialog as long as you don't setup your first and last name in the private settings.
Your nickname will also be shown under myRexroth > Community Profile (See picture above, link directly below Your Nickname)
Can I change my nickname after registration?
Changing your nickname after registration is only possible, if you close your account and re-register again with a new nickname. Once your current User is deleted, everything you have published so far will be stated under “anonymous”. Due to a data freeze it will take approx. 2 weeks until you can re-register yourself again with your Bosch-ID in the Community. The "Close Account" function can be found under myRexroth > Community Settings.
How can I set my personal profile picture?
You can set your profile picture under myRexroth > Community Profile. Click on the picture above your nickname.
You can also select different sources for your profile picture - Avatar
What personal settings can I adjust?
All personal settings and your individual setup of the ctrlX AUTOMATION Community will be managed by myRexroth > Community Settings.
Interesting settings are
- My Settings > Personal > Email: Controls if any email will be sent to your email account
- My Settings > Personal > Personal Information: First and last name for login information, public biographical data
- My Settings > Preferences > Preferences Options: Time zone, automatically subscribe, show confirmation for posts
- My Settings > Preferences > Display: Date format, quick reply option
- My Settings > Preferences > General: Mark post as read, sort topics by
- My Settings > Preferences > Linear Layout: Topics per page, posts per page
- My Settings > Preferences > Private Messenger: Turn on private messages, receive email notification
How can I contact a community member directly?
You can use the internal member to member messaging to establish a private conversation.
How will I be informed if someone replies to my question, like email or notification marker?
You have to mark your blog article or forum post with a check mark at the end of the page to receive a notification when somebody replies.
Once someone replied a red dot will appear, click on Notification and the Notification feed will open.
How can I receive updates for blog articles?
There are different ways to to get an update for a blog article, like content updates. You can subscribe to RSS Feed or to email notification.
Copy the link of the blog article
Add the link for a new RSS Feed in Outlook
Email notification can be set up under Subscriptions & Notifications > Notification Settings to automatically subscribe to all topics or reviews you participate in.
I saved the blog content with the <SAVE DRAFT> button. How can I find the draft version again?
The draft version will be saved in your blog dashboard, which you can find under myRexroth.
What is the best way to search or filter information?
The best way to find information is to search and filter all content via search button on the start page or via Top Tags at the end of the start page.
What is the differents between <Latest Topics> and <Latest Posts> on the start page?
Under <Latest Topics> you can see all the topics, which are posted within the community. Whereas <Latest Posts> shows the replies to the topics.
Is it possible to stay logged in to the community for an unlimited time?
Currently you will automatically be logged off after 30 minutes of inactivity.
How can I edit an article after its been posted?
Take a look at the picture below. After you have edited your message you can re-post it again.
How can I start a topic within the Forum?
How can I reply to a Forum post?
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