The Gadgets of Posting

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The Gadgets of Posting

Post  MidnightBlack on Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:28 pm

If you are new to this style of website then this tutorial is for you. If you have already posted you will see that above the type box are a series of small grey buttons with pictures on them. I will go through them all so you can have a better understnading of what their uses are and how to use them.

1.
This B, B as in Bold. So obviously this bolds your text. Bold. You can bold your text by highlighting the text and then clicking the B.

2.
This is I, I as in Italics. So, this Italicizes your text. Italic You can italic your text when you are putting emphasis in your words or your chracters thoughts. This is suggested to be used during roleplays

3.
U, is for underline. Underline You can use the underline when you want to emphasis something. Like "Rules". You can also use this when you are naming an article. (Book, Game, etc.)

4.
This is the strikeout text. It's a very uncommon text formation but it has the similiar meaning as to underlining. Strikeout.

5.
This obviously is, Align text Left. used mostly for positioning your text. This is the default text alignment.

6.
This is Alignment Center. Used for making your first post in topics, like centering your Form or the Rules. Example:
Rules


7.
Text Alignment Right isn't recommened for Roleplaying, it makes it hard to read.
It's especially hard to read on
long posts that take up more than one line.


8.
This is Text Alignment Justified. This is what most book formats are in. BUt, it isn't recommended for Roleplaying.

9.
List or Bullets is for listing.

10.
Ordered List or Numbering

11.
A line break, draws a line between texts.

12.
Quote, quotes what others say used when a lot of replies are posted after the comment you want to reply to. Not used for Roleplays

13.
This is not used for Roleplaying.

14.
Creates a table, not used for roleplaying either.

15.
One of the most used gadgets. This allows you to add pictures that are saved to your computer.

16.
Also another picture upload but only for URLs

17.
Uploads a link

18.
Uploads a flash

19.
Uploads a video from Youtube, Dailymotion, or Google

20.
Sets Font Style highlight the text you want and choose from either Tiny, Small, Normal, Large, or Huge

21.
Adds color to your text

22.
Changes font

Hope this clears up anything! Smile
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