Drupal 7 tokens don´t display

dear experts,

I am trying to add some tokens to the user profile page but for some reason they are not working. Attached goes the screenshot of the user settings. If there is something else you need to see, please let me know.

thanks,

Winter
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glepizaAsked:
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glepizaAuthor Commented:
no one? :(
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nanharbisonCommented:
What are you trying to do on the user profile page?
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glepizaAuthor Commented:
I crated a text field named About in where the user insert something about him. So, if you see the screenshots I attached to this question, on the level I wrote About [current-user:field_name_first]] expecting to show on the user profile as About Winter. But it is not working. Attached goes an screenshot of how it appears on the user profile page, it is not displaying the actual user first name but the token...

Thanks :)

Winter
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nanharbisonCommented:
Would it be easier to do in a View of the user profile?
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nanharbisonCommented:
Also, did you try using one of the standard tokens, so you know if it the token you are using or if this would happen to any token.
I would try it with the token:  [user:name]
Just to see what happens.
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nanharbisonCommented:
Where did you add the token? I went to Configuration » People » Account settings » Manage fields
But how did you try to add the token? I can't duplicate it.
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glepizaAuthor Commented:
Hello,

I added the token inside the level field as I describe on the attached image.
I created the about field text exactly where you did, and placed the token inside the About field text.
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glepizaAuthor Commented:
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nanharbisonCommented:
I did a lot of research on this on the Drupal site, and here is what I have come to understand, although some of the discussion was pretty technical. I think text box label headings are not meant to have tokens in them, although with the token filter module, you can use tokens in node content.
It has been reported as a bug, but a major contributor to Drupal core, merlinofchaos, says it is not and will not be added to the core.
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glepizaAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much for your answer, at least now I know it is not possible. I am going to take a look to the token filter module and see how it works on my site. However, I am going to look other ways to accomplish what I need.

Thanks again.

Winter
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nanharbisonCommented:
You might try creating a View of users, I think that would work.
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