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keihtg

Howdy. Call me stupid but...I just can't figure out how to do certain formatting in the comments section! Making things bold is easy enough, but I was looking to get a comprehensive guide!


UPDATE (from @Octane, and thanks all for the help!) :

NOTE : For the following list, be sure to replace all the parentheses ''( )'' with brackets ''[ ]'':


Bold: (alternatively, you can also put an asterisk in front and at the end of a word)
(b)insert text here(/b)

Underscore:
(u)insert text here(/u)

Italic:
(i)insert text here(/i)

Strikethrough:
(del)insert text here(/del)

Superscript:
(sup)insert text here(/sup)

Subscript:
(sub)insert text here(/sub)

Spoiler:
(spoiler)insert text here(/spoiler)

Link, http://www.pushsquare.com/:
(url)insert URL here(/url)

Link in text:
(url=insert URL here)insert text here(/url)

Image or GIF:
(img)insert image URL here(/img)

For YouTube and Tweets you can just copy the URL and paste it here, the site handles the rest of the formatting for you!

Quote:

(quote)insert text here(/quote)

Octane wrote:

Quote with author:

(quote=insert name)insert text here(/quote)

  • Bullet points:
  • Add an asterisk in front of every new line
  • Just like this

And for a horizontal line:


Just use three minus signs ''-'' next to each other.

Edited on by keihtg

Make it a great day!

PSN: tearatherflesh

FullbringIchigo

@smelly_jr well for spoilers is done the same way as bold just replace the word strong with spoiler and the same for images just type img instead as for youtube videos well just post the link and it should do it by itself

Edited on by FullbringIchigo

Jeremy Brett is still the DEFINITIVE Sherlock

"Don't try to be a great man, just be a man and let history make it's own judgments" - Zefram Cochran

"Hello there!" - Obi Wan Kenobi

it may be multiplatform now but Final Fantasy & PlayStation will always go hand in hand

FullbringIchigo

@smelly_jr no problem

just remember your not allowed to post videos from you own youtube page on here as self advertising isn't allowed

Jeremy Brett is still the DEFINITIVE Sherlock

"Don't try to be a great man, just be a man and let history make it's own judgments" - Zefram Cochran

"Hello there!" - Obi Wan Kenobi

it may be multiplatform now but Final Fantasy & PlayStation will always go hand in hand

keihtg

@FullbringIchigo What if it's purely for sharing purposes! Like in the forums once, I suggested that someone play as a camper in Call of Duty to rack-up kills and posted a video of me doing just that. I only have 2 subscribers on my YouTube channel, for example, so I'm not trying to sell anything, LOL.

Make it a great day!

PSN: tearatherflesh

FullbringIchigo

@smelly_jr yeah i asked on the screenshot thread because i thought posting vids would be a good idea too but apparently it's not allowed at all

Jeremy Brett is still the DEFINITIVE Sherlock

"Don't try to be a great man, just be a man and let history make it's own judgments" - Zefram Cochran

"Hello there!" - Obi Wan Kenobi

it may be multiplatform now but Final Fantasy & PlayStation will always go hand in hand

JohnnyShoulder

@Tasuki Cool, thanks for sharing the link. That will be very useful.

Is there any possibility of creating that in the help and suggestions section and sticky it? Think it would be very useful for noobs (like me).

Edited on by JohnnyShoulder

JohnnyShoulder

PSN: JohnnyShoulder

Octane

@JohnnyShoulder It's a pretty old one, and there's more you can do. I wrote an expanded version a couple of months ago, but I can't find it anymore

Replace all the parentheses ''( )'' with brackets ''[ ]'':

Bold: (alternatively, you can also put an asterisk in front and at the end of a word)
(b)insert text here(/b)

Underscore:
(u)insert text here(/u)

Italic:
(i)insert text here(/i)

Strikethrough:
(del)insert text here(/del)

Superscript:
(sup)insert text here(/sup)

Subscript:
(sub)insert text here(/sub)

Spoiler:
(spoiler)insert text here(/spoiler)

Link, http://www.pushsquare.com/:
(url)insert URL here(/url)

Link in text:
(url=insert URL here)insert text here(/url)

Image or GIF:
(img)insert image URL here(/img)

For YouTube and Tweets you can just copy the URL and paste it here, the site handles the rest of the formatting for you!

Quote:

(quote)insert text here(/quote)

Octane wrote:

Quote with author:

(quote=insert name)insert text here(/quote)

  • Bullet points:
  • Add an asterisk in front of every new line
  • Just like this

And for a horizontal line:


Just use three minus signs ''-'' next to each other.

Octane

JohnnyShoulder

@Octane Cheers, that is quite an extensive list!

I might save that somewhere until there is something more permanent on the forum.

JohnnyShoulder

PSN: JohnnyShoulder

AdamNovice

This is a great idea. Many thanks.

AdamNovice

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