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Offline Dave Cullen

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The Sandbox (try stuff out and experiment)
« on: December 24, 2005, 12:05:29 PM »
Try out things  here. OK
« Last Edit: January 06, 2007, 06:12:17 PM by mary »

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2005, 02:15:49 PM »
Is this bold?

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2005, 09:55:01 PM »
checking my signature

Offline David

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2005, 03:09:48 PM »
Is this in italics?
The huge sadness of the Northern plains rolled down on him.

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2005, 03:10:21 PM »
Is this in italics?
The huge sadness of the Northern plains rolled down on him.

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2005, 09:54:32 PM »
Testing my sig line for spelling issues.
"As soon as we have the thing before our eyes, and in our hearts an ear for the word, thinking prospers." - Martin Heidegger

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2006, 07:34:59 PM »
Testing...testing....testing

why am i having so much trouble quoting

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2006, 02:34:54 PM »
test

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2006, 08:18:11 PM »
Is it really that easy? Can you just paste a URL into a message and have it automatically become a hyperlink:

http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain/

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2006, 08:21:14 PM »
Is it really that easy? Can you just paste a URL into a message and have it automatically become a hyperlink:

http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain/

Yup
OI've been wondering what the button gives me

http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain/

 that cutting and pasting doesn't

http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain/
so far I haven't noticed a difference
never enough time, never enough....

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2006, 08:30:49 PM »
I've been wondering what the button gives me . . . that cutting and pasting doesn't

In the example above, using the button is a waste of time. I wish Meli knew that I was being so silly all along. It would have saved me some needless clicking.

The button does have a purpose, if you want to get needless fancy. I don't really encourage it, but it is technically possible to hyperlink some text (with the URL otherwise hidden from view). That's where the button comes in.

I think it's better to simply show the URL in most cases. It's much easier for readers to recognize the hyperlink that way.

In the pointlessly complicated example above, after highlighting the text and clicking the otherwise irrelevant hyperlink button, you then have to edit the first hyperlink code like this:

Code: [Select]
[url=http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain]
That kind of manual work just invites errors (aside from the fact that it obscures the URL).

« Last Edit: January 08, 2006, 08:37:07 PM by Parenthetical Greg »

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2006, 03:29:47 PM »
Is it really that easy? Can you just paste a URL into a message and have it automatically become a hyperlink:

http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain/

I also am never convinced that the quotes feature will work. Lets see.
Let 'er rip and snort boys

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2006, 03:30:30 PM »
Is it really that easy? Can you just paste a URL into a message and have it automatically become a hyperlink:

http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain/

I also am never convinced that the quotes feature will work. Lets see.

And is this how I get layers of quotes? Lovely.
Let 'er rip and snort boys

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2006, 10:37:00 AM »
Is it really that easy? Can you just paste a URL into a message and have it automatically become a hyperlink:

http://www.davecullen.com/brokebackmountain/

I also am never convinced that the quotes feature will work. Lets see.

And is this how I get layers of quotes? Lovely.

testing out the quotes

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Re: The Sandbox
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2006, 06:12:20 PM »
Quote
And is this how I get layers of quotes? Lovely.

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testing out the quotes

ah. so that is how its done.