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Mod Version: 2.0.1, by akanevsky (Coder) akanevsky is offline
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vB Version: 4.0.x Rating: (0 vote - 0 average) Installs: 36
Released: 07 Mar 2010 Last Update: 07 Mar 2010 Downloads: 152
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I no longer support my hacks. Please feel free to update them and release new versions elsewhere as long as I get the credit for the original modification.

|| Advanced PM Options
|| Author : Anton Kanevsky
|| Works on : vBulletin 4.0.x
|| Released : Mar 07, 2010
|| Time required to install: ~30 seconds
|| Difficulty: easy


This hack enhances the usability of private messaging system by adding a few administrative and member options.


File Uploads: 1
File Changes: 1
Products to Install: 1


Adds the Following Options to New PM Screen:
  • Checkbox 'Delete Original PM'.
Adds the Following User CP Settings:
  • User CP Setting: 'Enable "request receipt" checkbox by default'.
  • User CP Setting: 'Enable "delete original message" checkbox by default'.
Add the Following Usergroup Settings:
  • Disable Sending of Private Messages


[F] Fixed a bug that caused an error in the admincp.

[F] Hack ported to vBulletin 4.0.x.

[F] Fixed a few bugs that were found in 1.3.1.

[+] The checkbox "save copy" is now disabled on 3.8.x, since 3.8.x already has such a feature.

[+] The hack is now compatible with vBulletin 3.5.x - 3.8.x.
[+] Eliminated all template edits.

[F] Fixed a bug associated with a new hook placement in vBulletin 3.6.

[+] The modification is now compatible with vBulletin 3.6.

[+] Pm count is now updated after a pm is deleted via "delete original pm".

[+] Added a new usergroup permission: "Disable Sending PMs". Useful when you want to only disallow sending of PMs by a certain usergroup, but allow incoming pms.

Initial Release

The installation manual is contained within the attached file.


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Old 07 Mar 2010, 12:56
akanevsky akanevsky is offline
Join Date: Apr 2005
Real name: Anton Kanevsky
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I can no longer support any of my hacks. Please do not contact me for that. Feel free to create and post new versions of my hacks, as long as you give me credit for the original work.
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Old 17 Jan 2011, 17:49
voclain voclain is offline
Join Date: Aug 2002
I've installed this....I'm on VB 4.1.0....I'm assuming it does not work with 4.1.0 cause nothing works???? LET ME KNOW.

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Old 07 Mar 2011, 10:30
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stamos2003 stamos2003 is offline
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Real name: Sven
seems not to work on 4.1.x
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Old 11 Mar 2011, 09:25
Wordplay Wordplay is offline
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too bad it doesn't work, i was looking forward to this, have been using it on all my 3.x boards i think.
nothing left to say
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Old 25 Jul 2011, 19:55
NTMID8 NTMID8 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2004
Doesn't seem to be working on 4.1.4.

I loved this on 3.8.2.
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Old 18 Apr 2012, 08:54
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tambo tambo is offline
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Any chance of getting this running on v4.1.x?

It was well-used and much-loved on the older boards.
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