Linking the author page through to the profile page is in my opinion the best way to join WordPress to Buddypress because it allows viewers looking at blogs on the author page to choose to click through to the bp profile or to continue to look at more blog posts by category.
Thanks a lot for the code. Great solution!
@shanebp@catwomanbadkitty hey shane or catwoman or anyone else that reads this could you please tell me where i would add this code in my child theme as i really need this function too. or what file would i need to add to my child theme to do this, ty