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Old 05-23-2019, 01:07 PM
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Is there a handy reference to all of the various coding tags used in messages


Is there a link that presents all of the various coding tags that work on the message board.

For example [QUOTE], [B], [SPOILER] etc.
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Old 05-24-2019, 04:17 PM
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While we're on the subject, what's the default font size? How do some poster manage teeny-tiny little footnote comments?
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Old 05-24-2019, 04:24 PM
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While we're on the subject, what's the default font size? How do some poster manage teeny-tiny little footnote comments?
If you use the standard reply box(not "Quick Reply"), there's a drop-down option for font size.
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Old 05-25-2019, 10:08 AM
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While we're on the subject, what's the default font size?
Let's see. I always thought the default size was 3, but it actually looks like the default is slightly smaller than 3:

Default font text. Text sized by BB code - Size 1

Default font text. Text sized by BB code - Size 2

Default font text. Text sized by BB code - Size 3

Default font text. Text sized by BB code - Size 4

Default font text. Text sized by BB code - Size 5

Default font text. Text sized by BB code - Size 6

Default font text. Text sized by BB code - Size 7



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How do some poster manage teeny-tiny little footnote comments?
They either use the size tags shown at the link in TubaDiva's post #2 above, or use one of the superscript or subscript tag shown at the same link.
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Old 05-25-2019, 12:37 PM
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They either use the size tags shown at the link in TubaDiva's post #2 above, or use one of the superscript or subscript tag shown at the same link.
Or all of the above:

Smallsmallersmallersmallersmallerlike, way small
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While we're on the subject, what's the default font size? ...
UIAM the default size differs between v3.7.3 and SultanBugs. This becomes extremely inconvenient when poster's intent is Use the font-size one step bigger than the default.

In HTML, there is a "big" tag (or even "size=+2") to make the font-size bigger relative to the local default. With SultanBugs we've lost that ability here. If I code Size=3, Sultanbuggers won't see any enlargement, while Size=4 makes the text silly-large for a 3.7.3'er.

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