Posted 29 May 2007 - 02:09 PM
This small text area allows you to set the thread name, or a post title. (see post icons below for additional options)
The First row of Buttons:
Reverses text formating from highlighted text (undoes all the buttons below)
With this handy drop down menu you can specify one of the many fonts. Some of the listed fonts may not be on my computer, but this is the list:[INDENT][SIZE=2][SIZE=2]Arial, Arial Black, Arial Narrow, Book Antiqua, Century Gothic, Comic Sans MS, Courier New, Fixedsys, Franklin Gothic Medium, Garamond, Georgia, Impact, Lucida Console, Lucida Sans Unicode, Microsoft Sans Serif, Palatino Linotype, System, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Trebuchet MS, Verdana
[/SIZE][/SIZE][/INDENT] Another drop down menu allowing you to edit the font size.[INDENT][SIZE=2][SIZE=2][SIZE=1]1 [/SIZE]2 [SIZE=3]3 [/SIZE][SIZE=4]4 [/SIZE][SIZE=5]5 [/SIZE][SIZE=6]6 [/SIZE][SIZE=7]7
[/SIZE][/SIZE][/SIZE][/INDENT] Clicking this icon will show you various colors ([URL="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v243/Qryztufre/faq/forum/color_choices.gif"]see them here[/URL])
Will display a few of the many emoticons available on the given forum.
Enables one to upload attachments. Many forums disallow this feature.
The second line of Buttons
If you'd like bolded text click this button
This button will put your text in italics
Clicking this button will underline your text
Justifies text to the right side of the post
Centers all selected text
Justifies text to the left (default)
Allows a numbered list.
Allows a bulleted list
Decreases indented text
Indents text (you can click this multiple times for a deeper indent)
Applies a hyperlink to highlighted text
Removes hyperlinks from highlighted text
Allows one to insert an email address via a dialog box
Brings up the 'insert image' dialog box
Adds [quote] tags
Applies the [noparse][code][/noparse] tag
Places something akin to the [noparse][quote][/noparse] tag so you can how HTML
Similar to above, but for PHP
In Internet Explorer, allows one to spell check the text area. ([URL="http://www.ispell.com/"]ispell needed[/URL])
Increases or decreases the size of the reply box
Switches Editor Mode
Aside from the Smile Button above many forums also offer an expanded list to the right of the text area. Clicking on the face you'd like places it where your curses is in the post.
Many forums also allow Post Icons. These will be placed to the left of the post/thread title in the main index and the thread.