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Post by LadyFaire on November 6th 2014, 2:06 pm

Is there a way to make the announcement FLASH or blink? And, is there any way to make the text larger than 24? I really need a way to get my members to really SEE the announcements - we've found you can put just about anything up there, and no one notices. I would like to make it impossible to NOT see the message, if possible.

I kind of inherited the forum when the previous admin died, and I'm floundering around with not much idea of what I'm doing.


Thanks for the help.
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Post by Ramdaman on November 6th 2014, 2:13 pm

Sorry to hear about the loss.

You can increase the size with
Code:
<font size=#>Text</font>
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Solved Re: Flashing or Blinking Text in Announcement Bar

Post by LadyFaire on November 6th 2014, 2:29 pm

Thank you - I wasn't sure I could use html tags in the announcements. Do they work for blinking text, too?
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Solved Re: Flashing or Blinking Text in Announcement Bar

Post by WHITESABBATH on November 6th 2014, 2:35 pm

Use the following BBcode(s) in your announcement message .



Code:
[blink]{ text you want to blink here w/o brackets}[/blink]


Code:
[size=?] { your text you want increased here } [/size]
 add size (ie. 24 ect) in place of the ?
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Solved Re: Flashing or Blinking Text in Announcement Bar

Post by Ramdaman on November 6th 2014, 3:08 pm

It can go into the Annoucements. So can BBCode and JavaScript.

I didn't mention
Code:
[blink] or <blink>
Because I heard a lot of browsers don't support it.
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Post by WHITESABBATH on November 6th 2014, 3:20 pm

@Ramdaman wrote:It can go into the Annoucements. So can BBCode and JavaScript.

I didn't mention
Code:
[blink] or <blink>
Because I heard a lot of browsers don't support it.
I should have tested this prior to replying as it doesn't seem to be working . I'm quite certain at one time i use the codes. However you must use <> </>
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Post by LadyFaire on November 6th 2014, 4:14 pm

Yeah, it doesn't work in IE or Firefox. Ah well. I'll think of something, I suppose.

Say! Do animated gifs work in the announcements? I know that you can insert pictures...
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Post by Ramdaman on November 6th 2014, 4:33 pm

Yep, they should work perfectly on announcements.
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Post by LadyFaire on November 6th 2014, 4:34 pm

Yep! Thank you so much for your help!
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Post by SLGray on November 6th 2014, 7:05 pm

Is this solved?


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Solved Re: Flashing or Blinking Text in Announcement Bar

Post by LadyFaire on November 6th 2014, 7:24 pm

It is, indeed! I do appreciate the help.
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Post by SLGray on November 6th 2014, 9:49 pm

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