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In Starcraft 2 in the Player Profile there are two names. The first is my alias, what I appear to be during chat in games/loading screens etc.

The second is my real name which shows under the alias. However this appears to show up in Starcraft 2 chat channels, which I don't really want, I would prefer it show the alias.

Can I either get the chat channels to show my alias, or change wherever the "real-name" is stored to something else? I poked around the battle.net account web page but didn't see anything promising.

ANSWER: Only your RealID friends see your real name

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Are you sure the chat is displaying your real name to other people in the channel? You real name should only be shown to Real ID friends. –  Raven Dreamer Apr 18 '11 at 21:51
    
@Raven - I don't know this for sure, just what it is showing me –  Mike Q Apr 18 '11 at 22:20
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Raven is right, it only shows your real name to those who are your Real ID friends, and only your username to everyone else. –  kazzamalla Apr 18 '11 at 23:01
    
Posted as answer, below. –  Raven Dreamer Apr 19 '11 at 0:47
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Are you sure the chat is displaying your real name to other people in the channel? You real name should only be shown to Real ID friends.

I bet that you're not actually giving anything other than your alias.

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This is correct. Nothing but your alias shows to non Read ID friends. –  en1gmatic325 Apr 19 '11 at 1:43
    
Correct indeed thanks. I've added a link to my question with a blizzard response in the forum. –  Mike Q Apr 19 '11 at 12:20
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I don't know how do what you want, but I know WHO KNOWS:

Write to support:

http://us.blizzard.com/support/index.xml?locale=en_US

https://us.blizzard.com/support/webform.xml?locale=en_US&selection=StarcraftII => Account Issues => Account Profile.

I have written to them also (sometime in the night), they replayed very quickly next business day, till afternoon.

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Thanks I will try them. –  Mike Q Apr 18 '11 at 22:21
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