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How to do italics and other fun text stuff

Posted by ppod 6 SE NY (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 15, 08 at 14:34

Scroll down to the post by mwoods.

Here's how we can convert regular text to italics, color, bold, underline, strike, and so on.

The key is using these brackets < >

These ( ) brackets are used for illustration only

To begin italics: write i between a set of <>
To stop italics: write /i between a set of <>

To convert to green text: between <>brackets, write: font color=green
To stop green text: between <> brackets, write: /font color

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To convert an http address to a link, use this master string, and insert your URL and name of link where indicated:

(a href="http://some.url.com")Name of link/description here(/a)

Replace ( ) brackets with <> brackets
Remove all "

For example, convert this address to a link:
http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/party/msg0406392829201.html

Insert it into the master string
Insert name of link
Replace all ( ) with < >

(a href=http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/party/msg0406392829201.html)A good question about italics(/a)

....and when replacing the illustration ( ) brackets with the correct < > brackets, GW converts the string to a link:

A good question about italics

Hope it works for you too!

Here is a link that might be useful: How to do italics and other fun text stuff


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RE: How to do italics and other fun text stuff

Hi Ppod.

People can also open their link in a new window with:

(A HREF="http://www.linkedwebsite.com" TARGET="_blank")description of the link goes here(/A)

again, replacing ( ) with < >.


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