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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby SeeMoe » Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:07 pm

Trying to add a book .http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/5 ... 3,200_.jpg
Okay that must be it! :o
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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby LadyGeek » Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:47 pm

SeeMoe wrote:Trying to add a book .http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/5 ... 3,200_.jpg
Okay that must be it! :o

Select the link, then click on the "Img" button in the editing toolbar. Or, just copy this into your post:

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[img]http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51a2UgeVQSL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg[/img]

Will appear as:

Image
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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby SeeMoe » Mon May 02, 2016 8:48 pm

tfb wrote:[The moderator has "stickied" this thread to put at the top every time the forum is displayed. If you want to try out some forum feature, use this thread for your test posts.]

Note: Test posts may be deleted after the poster has a chance to see that everything is working. So make sure you have a copy of anything you post here that you want to save.


The is a test post for the purpose of demonstrating the features of the new board.

1. Including a link is easy. No more entering html code. Just paste the link url. That's it! For example, here's a link to Vanguard home page:

http://www.vanguard.com

2. Formatting text is easy. Just highlight a block of text, hit the 'B' button for bold, 'i' for italics, 'u' for underline. F[url][url]forbes[/url][/url]or example:

Vanguard Diehards Forum

Test. [url][/url]
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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby SeeMoe » Mon May 02, 2016 8:56 pm

tfb wrote:[The moderator has "stickied" this thread to put at the top every time the forum is displayed. If you want to try out some forum feature, use this thread for your test posts.]

Note: Test posts may be deleted after the poster has a chance to see that everything is working. So make sure you have a copy of anything you post here that you want to save.


The is a test post for the purpose of demonstrating the features of the new board.

1. Including a link is easy. No more entering html code. Jus[url][/url]t paste the link url. That's it! For example, here's a link to Vanguard home page:

http://www.vanguard.com

2. Formatting text is easy. Just highlight a block of text, hit the 'B' button for bold, 'i' for italics, 'u' for underline. For example:

Vanguard Diehards Forum

New test...forbes.com[url][/url]
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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby Miriam2 » Mon May 02, 2016 9:34 pm

SeeMoe wrote:
tfb wrote:2. Formatting text is easy. Just highlight a block of text, hit the 'B' button for bold, 'i' for italics, 'u' for underline. F[url][url]forbes[/url][/url]or example:
Vanguard Diehards Forum

Test. [url][/url]

SeeMoe wrote:New test...forbes.com[url][/url]

SeeMoe - try this format
url=www.bogleheads.org-or whatever web site you want]then whatever title you want here or repeat the web site[/url
note - I did not put the brackets at the beginning or the end because I wanted to illustrate the middle, but there needs to be a [ before the url and a ] at the very end for the whole thing to work.

Christine knows the code lingo better and explains it this way:
Christine_NM wrote:Asking Portfolio Questions
lb url=https...rbTitle of link lb/url rb


LadyGeek - my phpBB format buttons don't work - I need to type the code long hand :shock: Is it my computer or the forum?
Also, my smilies won't work in the middle of my post, the smilie jumps to the end :annoyed

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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby LadyGeek » Mon May 02, 2016 9:54 pm

Miriam2 wrote:LadyGeek - my phpBB format buttons don't work - I need to type the code long hand :shock: Is it my computer or the forum?
Also, my smilies won't work in the middle of my post, the smilie jumps to the end :annoyed

I'd say it's your computer. Try logging out and clearing your browser cache.
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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby Miriam2 » Mon May 02, 2016 10:22 pm

LadyGeek wrote:
Miriam2 wrote:LadyGeek - my phpBB format buttons don't work - I need to type the code long hand :shock: Is it my computer or the forum?
Also, my smilies won't work in the middle of my post, the smilie jumps to the end :annoyed

I'd say it's your computer. Try logging out and clearing your browser cache.

Thank you!
Clearing the browser cache is always a nail-biter for me - who knows what will be deleted in the inner workings of the cache?? :shock: :shock:

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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby SeeMoe » Wed May 04, 2016 4:33 pm

tfb wrote:[The moderator has "stickied" this thread to put at the top every time the forum is displayed. If you want to try out some forum feature, use this thread for your test posts.]

Note: Test posts may be deleted after the poster has a chance to see that everything is working. So make sure you have a copy of anything you post here that you want to save.


The is a test post for the purpose of demonstrating the features of the new board.

1. Including a link is easy. No more entering html code. Just paste the link url. That's it! For example, here's a link to Vanguard home page:

http://www.vanguard.com

2. Formatting text is easy. Just highlight a block of text, hit the 'B' button for bold, 'i' for italics, 'u' for underline. For example:

Vanguard Diehards Forum

Money fads..[url]thisismoney.co.uk[/url]
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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby Miriam2 » Wed May 04, 2016 5:00 pm

SeeMoe wrote:Money fads..[url]thisismoney.co.uk[/url]

SeeMoe -
You need to put the first url like this -->> [url=then put the web site here] The = must be there.
Your concluding url looks correct -->>[/url]
I have to add the = and the / sometimes because the forum doesn't do it for me, but it has to be there for the whole link to work :happy

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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby LadyGeek » Wed May 04, 2016 6:32 pm

Miriam2 wrote:SeeMoe -
You need to put the first url like this -->> [url=then put the web site here]The = must be there.
Your concluding url looks correct -->>[/url]
I have to add the = and the / sometimes because the forum doesn't do it for me, but it has to be there for the whole link to work :happy

Let's do it this way:

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[url=http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/index.html]This is Money[/url]

will show as: This is Money

This is a more complicated format than what can be done with the built-in forum URL button.

I'm using a browser extension called Make Link for Firefox, or Create Link on Chrome.

See this forum post: Re: Linking wiki articles into forum posts
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Re: Please Try Out Test Posts Here

Postby Miriam2 » Wed May 04, 2016 7:17 pm

LadyGeek wrote:Let's do it this way:

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[url=http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/index.html]This is Money[/url]

will show as: This is Money

This is a more complicated format than what can be done with the built-in forum URL button.

I'm using a browser extension called Make Link for Firefox, or Create Link on Chrome.

See this forum post: Re: Linking wiki articles into forum posts

Thank you LadyGeek for your valiant efforts to teach us old typewriter types how to efficiently use and post on the forum :D


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