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BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« on: October 21, 2013, 09:35:50 am »
The [you] tag no longer functions outside of the ons and offs boards. It will function in those forums, but only in those forums. I know this may annoy a few of you, but the tag has made itself less than popular. : /

In other news, I have written a few more bbcode tags.
Flipped text
,
reversed text
, and


rotated text




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[flip]Flipped text[/flip], [reverse]reversed text[/reverse], and


[rotate]rotated text[/rotate]

Rotate also takes an angle as a parameter. rotate=15




The ants go marching aleph-null by aleph-null, hurrah, hurrah...








Negative numbers are people too!




Something you'll notice when using rotate is that most renderers are not quite sure what to make of it, so you'll need to provide space accordingly. Keep in mind. : )

This effect won't work in all browsers, particularly IE 6-8, and some stuff here might not work in IE 9 either.

Enjoy : )

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2013, 10:35:15 am »
Very cool!!!  Love it! <3

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2013, 11:16:32 am »
Previewing before posting is a big help with the spacing.

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2013, 11:25:39 am »
Nice additions, I'm going to see if I can use them somewhere soon.

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2013, 11:45:14 am »
The [you] tag no longer functions outside of the ons and offs boards. It will function in those forums, but only in those forums. I know this may annoy a few of you, but the tag has made itself less than popular. : /
Learning this made me chuckle, I suppose there is no accounting for everyone's taste!

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2013, 12:34:42 pm »
I'm very happy about the changes with the you-tag! ^^

And oooh, I really like the "rotate" thing; that looks awesome!

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2013, 12:38:48 pm »
I'm kinda curious what a rotate over 90 looks like

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2013, 12:46:27 pm »
... snazzy!

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2013, 12:47:39 pm »
I think that's a good choice for the You tag.

The new flippy text is nifty. :)

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2013, 01:02:21 pm »
This seems like a snazzy thing for group game tagging:


Name: Onneca de Goni
Faction: Unknown
Date:  May 3, 1876
Time of Day: Morning
Location: The London Royal Apothecary












Sort of lends it a passport stamp look.

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2013, 01:06:00 pm »


Trick works on more than just text, by the way >_>

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2013, 01:09:50 pm »
Haha, oh my. We have been given the keys to the universe!

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #12 on: October 21, 2013, 01:29:06 pm »
Ohhhh I love this, Veks! It looks awesome for pics!

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #13 on: October 21, 2013, 01:30:05 pm »
Can't wait to use this!

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2013, 01:57:45 pm »
Yeah, it's not working in IE9 :(

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #15 on: October 21, 2013, 02:51:35 pm »



Camilla


Christopher


« Last Edit: October 21, 2013, 03:07:59 pm by Amelita »

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #16 on: October 21, 2013, 02:59:27 pm »
Probably because the rotation happens at the center of the word, so it wouldn't push the "top" of the word post-rotation into the cell that the text was originally in.

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #17 on: October 21, 2013, 03:04:53 pm »
Heh, functions oddly inside a table:

Camilla


Christopher




Maybe if you add some spaces before the names that will bring them into horizontal alignment with the top of the image.  I have no idea how to fix the vertical alignment but I'm experimenting. ;D

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #18 on: October 21, 2013, 03:08:25 pm »
Caeli, thanks!
BeMi, that was actually what I was trying, and you're right!





Camilla





Christopher



Now the vertical alignment... -meddles with-


edit:
interesting.

Code: [Select]
[table][tr][td]



[rotate]Camilla[/rotate]----
[/td][td]
[img]http://elliquiy.com/elluiki/images/8/86/Elodies.jpg[/img]
[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]



[rotate]Christopher[/rotate]----
[/td][td]
[img]http://elliquiy.com/elluiki/images/e/ed/Christopher.jpg[/img]
[/td][/tr][/table]




Camilla
----




Christopher
----


I wonder why it does that... o.O
« Last Edit: October 21, 2013, 03:13:40 pm by Amelita »

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #19 on: October 21, 2013, 03:14:11 pm »
The rotating is kind of cool, but honestly, it might be easier to just make a transparent GIF with rotated text and embed that into your table. >_>; Especially if uniformity and alignment is important to you.

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #20 on: October 21, 2013, 03:22:14 pm »
-giggles-

That's what I do ;)
I just like testing new things.

Shiny things.


Well it's an awesome code regardless of table-workability!

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #21 on: October 21, 2013, 03:25:26 pm »
Yeah I expect flip and reverse to see more 'serious' use. It's hard to know how rotations will otherwise go.

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #22 on: October 21, 2013, 03:50:43 pm »
Camilla
----






Christopher
----




I wonder why it does that... o.O

Hmmmm, you might have to have the words on the same line, to keep them aligned with each other?
Camilla                     Christopher

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[table][tr][td]
[center][img]http://elliquiy.com/elluiki/images/8/86/Elodies.jpg[/img][/center][/td]
[tr][td]
[center][img]http://elliquiy.com/elluiki/images/e/ed/Christopher.jpg[/img][/center][/td][td]
[rotate]Camilla                     Christopher[/rotate][/td][/tr][/table]

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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #23 on: October 21, 2013, 03:53:24 pm »
Your Post
Caeli, thanks!
BeMi, that was actually what I was trying, and you're right!





Camilla





Christopher



Now the vertical alignment... -meddles with-


edit:
interesting.

Code: [Select]
[table][tr][td]



[rotate]Camilla[/rotate]----
[/td][td]
[img]http://elliquiy.com/elluiki/images/8/86/Elodies.jpg[/img]
[/td][/tr]
[tr][td]



[rotate]Christopher[/rotate]----
[/td][td]
[img]http://elliquiy.com/elluiki/images/e/ed/Christopher.jpg[/img]
[/td][/tr][/table]




Camilla
----




Christopher
----


I wonder why it does that... o.O

I believe it does that because before rotating, room is still made for the text in its horizontal position. If I were to shorten Christopher's name:




Camilla
----




Christo
----


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Re: BBCode additions, and a subtraction
« Reply #24 on: October 21, 2013, 03:57:07 pm »
oooooooh...!

Thank you BeMi and Renegade Vile (nice to meet you Renegate, btw!), you definitely saved me a headache from trying to figure it out  XD