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  • Started 8 years ago by jd2066
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jd2066
Posts: 3814

I've noticed that some formatting in posts doesn't seem to display so I'm going to test it in this message.
Tests:
BBcode Bold
HTML Bold
BBcode Italics
<i>HTML Italics</i>
HTML Emphasized

HTML blockquote

HTML code
BBcode code
BBcode underline
HTML underline
[ HTML Ruler:



]
HTML center

  • HTML Unordered List Item
  1. HTML Ordered List Item

HTML Strikethough
BBcode Strikethough
<font size="2" face="Verdana">HTML Font

Edit:
What I see:
Works: HTML code, BBcode code, bbcode underline, HTML underline, HTML Ruler, HTML center, HTML Strikethough, BBcode Strikethough
Does Not Work: BBcode Bold, HTML Bold, BBcode Italics, HTML Italics, HTML Emphasized, HTML blockquote, HTML Unordered List Item, HTML Ordered List Item, Font

Posted 8 years ago
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The Geek
Posts: 2059

Yeah, I've got a number of issues with the formatting.

I've been meaning to fix the bold and italics, blockquote and lists... I'm a little worried about allowing weird fonts though.

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

SIZE WORKS - COLOR DOES NOT

Posted 8 years ago
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The Geek
Posts: 2059

Size works for now, but I'm actually going to disable that =)

Posted 8 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

haha i have never even thought about using any codes in my posts haha

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@The Geek,

Your Site.

Do what you must.

Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

i don't think that we need the font sizes they don't really have a purpose and may get over used

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Jack,

Maybe and maybe Not.
If one does away with the site's (uniqueness), then it just becomes another one of 10's of thousands of help sites on the net. Think about why you wanted to have a neat painted case ??
The same reasoning applies - Uniqueness.
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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techgranny
Posts: 1443

I agree with Jack. All the different fonts and sizes are distracting. (just my two cents)

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

techgranny,

Well, we know what you DO like - Techno Viking !!!! :) :)

Shall I re-post the original again with the GOOD Sound ????
(LOL) (LOL)
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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techgranny
Posts: 1443

Forget Techno Viking:( That little dancing businessman slays me! lol lol

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

For your Pleasure !!!!


Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

yes but just having to code isn't really anything unique compared to the others really and i think that you can get the same effect by using bold font or italics instead of changing the size and i think that different fonts will just make things confusing. unless if it can be made where some of the code can be only allowed in the off topic section and then a different set just for the main forum?? that could work because then the people needing help will not get confused but we can still have fun in the OT.

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Jack,

To my knowledge, no one ever abuses the size text code.

I might have done it a time or two but it was with a picture.

Most of the time, the abuse is using ALL CAPS which is very hard to read and confusing.

Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

ya i don't know it is up to the geek i guess =/

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Yep !!!!
This is true.
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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techgranny
Posts: 1443

Thank you Rick! Where can I get that little guy?

Posted 8 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

you could just right click and do save image as or something like that

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

techgranny,

Simple to get my little dancing man.

Just Left Click on the picture, choose (Save Picture As) in Drop Down Menu to some place like your desktop.

Left Click on the saved animated gif file and open the file in (Windows Fax Viewer Program) or in a Browser.

The image is coded (being pulled) off of one of my site servers and is not protected.

If you want to post it yourself, you will have to upload the saved picture to Photobucket or some other server like other members do.
You are welcome to do so.
Enjoy Techgranny.

Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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LH
Posts: 20002

Rick? Surely you mean Right Click?

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@LH,

I DID MEAN (RIGHT CLICK) !!!! (LOL) (LOL) (LOL)
That's what we call "Your Military Right". (LOL) (LOL) (LOL)
THANKS FOR THE CATCH.
Can't believe I posted a mistake like that - Very Embarrassing :( :(
Old (MacGyver) doesn't usually screw-up :( :(
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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LH
Posts: 20002

Young MacGyver notices all. (But you should have just said "I'm left handed") :)

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@LH,
OR; I use a mouse with buttons configured in reverse. :)
Hard to Trump Old MacGyver. (LOL) (LOL) (LOL)
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:) :)

Posted 8 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

@rick you would use a mouse configured backwards lol haha

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@Jack,

Try this, configure your system that when you move your mouse forward, the cursors goes down and when you move the mouse down, the cursor goes toward the top of the screen.
Same for left and right. Make your mouse move opposite your hand movements.
------------------
You Laugh !!!! HA HA
------------------
When you fly an aircraft upside down, all flight controls act in reverse.
------------------
Hard to Trump Old MacGyver. (LOL) (LOL) (LOL)
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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techgranny
Posts: 1443

Rick, now I know why I could save it but couldn't make him dance. Your MacGyver instructions were right on the money

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

techgranny,

I hope you were able to get the image considering my right click meaning left click mix up. :) :)

Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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techgranny
Posts: 1443

Yes! I've been saving it to the wrong place. Thank you so much, that little fella makes me laugh no matter what. . you're the best!!

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

techgranny,

Know what you mean.
Use to send it over my signatures in E-mails before the E-mail programs started stripping out pictures, code and such.
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

@rick i think that i have done that before haha :D

Posted 8 years ago
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mpc104
Posts: 286

sorry to hijack this thread, but i tired to post a new topic and a window pops up from htg server asking for a username and password.never was asked for that before.again sorry for jumping in like this but it was the only way to get in.
mike
edit: never mind just had a brain fart lol

Posted 8 years ago
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techgranny
Posts: 1443

Mike, I seem to be having difficulty with the forum also. Some of my picture posts are being deleted at random. I don't know why some and not others, haven't touched any of them.

P.S. What's a hijack? In my opinion, the best threads are the ones that everyone jumps in:)

Posted 8 years ago
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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

techgranny,

Appears there are some changes being made to the site and we will find out about them later, probably in an announcement shortly. Will just have to wait.
Kindest Regards,
Rick P.♦:)

Posted 8 years ago
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mpc104
Posts: 286

techgranny
hijacking is considered rude,but we are all friends here. it is hard for the geeks here to help when folks come in and ask questions about their problems on a thread that's not on topic, i hope i explained this correctly.have a good weekend.
mike

Posted 8 years ago
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techgranny
Posts: 1443

I understand how some people might think it's rude. I'm just the opposite. When I post a topic, I want to hear everything anybody has to say about anything! So when I post, please everyone jump in with whatever you like:) You have a great weekend yourself!

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