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Solved BB code problem

Post by Leaf on July 10th 2010, 7:26 pm

Hello, I own a forum with younger members on it.

They have literally NO clue how bb code works.

When they try to make words colored, bold, ect, bb code tags come up.
Why can't it just happen?
They get so confused with the tags.

If they pick bold, why can't the words just be bold rather then the BB coding poping up.

Just a side note:
I am not talking about the message. When submitted, all colors and codes work.
Its just them while editing there post, topic, ect, tags pop up. Is there a way to prevent tags for doing so?


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Post by Sanket on July 10th 2010, 7:29 pm

Why not ask them to hit the a/A button, then try editing. Atleast they know what they are changing then.

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Post by Leaf on July 10th 2010, 8:10 pm

@Sanket wrote:Why not ask them to hit the a/A button, then try editing. Atleast they know what they are changing then.

Were is this button at?

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Post by Sanket on July 10th 2010, 8:14 pm

Its there where you type the posts at the top right hand side.

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Post by Leaf on July 10th 2010, 8:16 pm

@Sanket wrote:Its there where you type the posts at the top right hand side.

Doesn't look like it.

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Post by Sanket on July 10th 2010, 8:19 pm

Can you show me a screenshot of the posting area?

Check this first,
General>Messages and Emails>Configuration
Activate the WYSIWYG mode by default in the posts : Yes
Save

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Post by Leaf on July 10th 2010, 8:22 pm

@Sanket wrote:Can you show me a screenshot of the posting area?

Check this first,
General>Messages and Emails>Configuration
Activate the WYSIWYG mode by default in the posts : Yes
Save

Ok, i activated it.

should I turn off bb code?

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Post by Leaf on July 10th 2010, 9:57 pm

@Leaf wrote:
@Sanket wrote:Can you show me a screenshot of the posting area?

Check this first,
General>Messages and Emails>Configuration
Activate the WYSIWYG mode by default in the posts : Yes
Save

Ok, i activated it.

should I turn off bb code?

Problem solved,...................

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Post by Sanket on July 10th 2010, 9:58 pm

Since this thread is marked solved, I will lock this thread.


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