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Mostly I just had to get that out of my system. You don't have to say anything if you don't want.

Or: This could make a great test edit page! Because I'm excited about the fancy text features.
BIG text FTW!

<h6 style="color: Purple;">Huh? How are people suddenly doing enormous text?</h6>

<h3 style="color: rgb(0,255,0);"><strong>HTML is a simple</strong></h3><h1 style="color: rgb(255,255,0);"> to learn mark up</h1><h2 style="color: rgb(102,0,34);"> language that can be experimented with;</h2><h3 style="color: rgb(0,170,153);"> without actually making a post. ;-) </h3> <div id="refHTML"> </div> <div id="refHTML"> </div>

Not necessarily; I think some features don't show up in the preview that do in the final post.  I have a few things that I want to experiment with, but don't want to arouse suspicion that I'm hacking or whatever.  As I think my featured stripe Ible showed, I'm not overly afraid of playing around to see what's possible.

If you use color hex codes instead of names, you get a much wider range, as I am sure you already know. <br /> <div id="refHTML"> </div>

Yep, already done that (I hate using color names, you have so much more control with hex). I'm thinking more about the fact that you can embed scripts into HTML, and all the weird formatting elements. You can use tables...<br /><br /> <table border="1"> <tr> <td> </td> <td>USA</td> <td>UK</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Braces </td> <td> Fix teeth </td> <td>Hold up trousers</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Suspenders</td> <td>Hold up pants</td> <td>Hold up stockings</td> </tr> </table> <br /><br />.. or you can <i>abuse</i> tables... <br /><br /> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="30%"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#003399"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#003399"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF0066"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF0066"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF0066"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#993333"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> </tr> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#FF6699"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> <td bgcolor="#000000"> </td> </tr> </table> <br /> What about the ability to embed "images" inline in your comments?<br /> <img src="http://www.adiumxtras.com/images/thumbs/dango_status_icon_set_7_19047_6248_thumb.png" /><br /> Even weirder stuff like <ul> <li> <ol> <li>A list...</li> <li>.. within...</li> <li> .. another list!</li> </ol> </li> <li> Why would you do such a thing? </li> <li> <ol> <li>Perversity</li> <li>Showing off</li> <li>Wanting to be just like Wikipedia</li> </ol> </li> </ul> <p align="right">What if you feel your argument needs some more <i>justification</i>?<br />You can be <i>in the right</i> whenever you want to be with paragraph align tags, providing you are sufficiently <i>dextrous</i>..</p> <p align="center">but you might be better off <br />finding the middle ground</p> <hr /> This comment is rapidly giving me flashbacks to 1990s HTML homepages so I'm going to stop now... just giving a flavour of the stuff you can do with the power of arbitrary HTML.

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PKMPKM

Reply 8 years ago

<br /> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#000000"><tt><font color="#00ff00"><b>> Oh, and just one more I couldn't resist- terminal emulator mode :)<br /> > I think Robot should write all its comments like this from now on<br /> > -([o_o])-</b></font></tt></td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

Yes, I remember the days of static HTML, the introduction of DHTML, and then JavaScripting, CSS, etc. good times with a text editor LOL <br /> <br /> <div id="refHTML"> one of the worst "cmds" ever to be invented <marquee> LOL</div> <div id="refHTML"> </div> <div id="refHTML"> </div>

<blink> wins every single time for worst HTML idea ever.

I'm just glad I don't have to do server side GIF animations any more.

<span style="color: white;">However I have to admit that I have a strong temptation to (ab)use white text to say snarky things.</span>

Woah... Too big. And now I can't find the reply button!

 Well that's one way to end a thread once and for all!

Another thing to beware of is that I can't delete it, even when it annoys me...

<h3 style="color: Red;"><big><big><big><big><big><big><big><big><big><big><big>SNARKY FTW!</big></big></big></big></big></big></big></big></big></big></big></h3>

This is why we can't have nice things...

Yeah, I am always saying that to my wife.... <div id="refHTML"> </div>

<h5 style="color: rgb(0,204,204);">A TEXT editor and a little bit of knowledge is all that is needed </h5> ;-) <div id="refHTML"> </div>

When you hit "big" font and go to "source" to edit your remark, it shows the source code, and you can add more "big" "/big" tags around your text until it is the size you want!
Should be useful for when you meet another overunity enthusiast.
That one had five tags nested around the text!

Is that all?I thought it would be more than that...

<h1><big><strong>Well, there are a few ways to do it <big> I suppose...</big>but it would require additional CSS coding...</strong></big></h1> <div id="refHTML"> </div>

<h5 style="color: Red;">Make</h5> <h5 style="color: Yellow;">the</h5> <h5 style="color: Green;">most</h5> <h5 style="color: Blue;">of it</h5> <h5 style="color: Purple;">until</h5> you get bored with these things... <br /> <br /> L<br /> <br />

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ll.13

8 years ago

Welcome to Pro!

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Gjdj3

8 years ago

Welcome!

Thank you for contributing :-)

Oh! Thank you!
I think you're cool because you know about particle physics. And then sometimes you say something unexpected and I spend the rest of the day laughing about it.