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Hello
If I am in the wrong section could you please move me. I have used this site for years and love it. However, I have tried all the tips, faqs etc to find out how to insert text as 'colors' in my replies. I click on red for example and it says, "[color red] where I am typing but it isn't red.
Please let me know how to do this or refer me to someone who can?
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I sometimes get the same problem.

[B] I can only suggest that you do not include any blanks at the beginning or the end of the selected text.
 
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Originally Posted by Lugnut
I sometimes get the same problem.

[B] I can only suggest that you do not include any blanks at the beginning or the end of the selected text.

I'll try typing in the box
I get a box over the message box that says to enter the text to be formatted-I have tried that box as Indicated above.Anyone who can help?
Thank you
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Originally Posted by peterr
I'll try typing in the box
I get a box over the message box that says to enter the text to be formatted-I have tried that box as Indicated above.Anyone who can help?
Thank you
Pete
Now that's strange-colors were in the posted reply but not as I typed
 
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I think I have to type in the little box over the message box-is there any way to type in the box so you can insert your own text in a reply from another?
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Now that's strange-colors were in the posted reply but not as I typed
 
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you wont see the color until you post it.
it's a simple command, and you can use html tags here.
when you click on a color, and the box shows up, at the top of the box it shows you the tags you need to use.
you can insert these tags wherever you like.
it's "bracket[" then "color="whatever color you want)" like... color=red..then bracket]
then type in the text,then you must close the tags which is just
bracket[ backslash/ and the word color...[/color]
if you dont close the tags, everything from the first tag on will be whatever color you choose.
you can insert the tags wherever you wish.

you can have every
word
different .
I think I have to type in the little box over the message box-is there any way to type in the box so you can insert your own text in a reply from another?
 
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You can't do it!
 
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Old 08-15-05, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by tae
you wont see the color until you post it.
it's a simple command, and you can use html tags here.
when you click on a color, and the box shows up, at the top of the box it shows you the tags you need to use.
you can insert these tags wherever you like.
it's "bracket[" then "color="whatever color you want)" like... color=red..then bracket]
then type in the text,then you must close the tags which is just
bracket[ backslash/ and the word color...[/color]
if you dont close the tags, everything from the first tag on will be whatever color you choose.
you can insert the tags wherever you wish.

you can have every
word
di
fferent
.
>>Thank you, Tae, for the help-I notice as I type the tags you refer to are closed so ????? I will practise with your message when I get the tags cleared up.
 
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Old 08-15-05, 10:05 PM
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here's a simple quick tutorial/explanation from the vbulletin faqs:
http://forum.doityourself.com/misc.php?do=bbcode

just remember that not all of the forums here have the code/tags turned on.
 
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Tae, I notice all tags are closed so I'll try again and thank you for the information.
 
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Colors failed-sigh!
 
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Howdidyou do that
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You can't do it!
 
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not really
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Colors failed-sigh!
 
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Old 08-16-05, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by peterr
Howdidyou do that
Just treat each letter as a word.


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