Loc: Lancaster PA USA
<I>...[pant, pant, pant]...</I><br>OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! OMG! <br><br>I don't know if I'm more exited about the very remote possibility of a fix, or the fact that Stan replied to my email in the first place:<br><hr height=3 width=87%><br>Hi <TT>[Spark-Collector]</TT>,<br><br>I'm not sure we can "fix" this, as it is packaged software, but I <br>will have our programmer look at it and see what we can do.<br><br>Cheers,<br><br>Stan<br><br>On Mar 7, 2006, at 1:01 PM, <TT>[Spark-Collector]</TT> wrote:<br><OL>[color:DODGERBLUE]<I>G'Day Stan...<br><br>Something has been driving me batty forever on the MacMinute forums.<br><br>I generally use HTML in my messages to format short text links, <br>bold text, italics, etc. I'm used to it and I'm much quicker with <br>HTML than I am trying to remember the proprietary Markup code,<br>plus it gives me more flexibility.<br><br>Here's what has been driving me insane:<br><br>I'll code a URL into a descriptive text link with HTML. I'm a <br>stickler for message clarity as well as grammar and spelling, so if <br>I notice a little later that I need to Edit my message, when I do <br>so, the forum script overrides a part of my HTML by substituting <br>Markup coding for my carefully formatted HTML. So, instead of <br>ending that short text link with "</a>", it's replaced with "[/url]".<BR>When it does this, it totally screws up the rest of the <br>message. If I have several of these short text links - which <br>isn't uncommon for me - I have to fix all of them.<br><br>What baffles me is why - IF HTML is allowed, THEN why is it <br>overridden by Markup during an Edit?<br><br>Please, PLEASE look into this and see if you can fix it.<br><br>Best regards, and thanks for your attention,<br><TT>[Spark-Collector]</TT></I></FONT></OL><br><br>
No, Just Sparky tooting his anal-retentive horn. If I were Sam I would told him to make sure he gets his post right in the first place. Then he won't have to worry about editing it. <br><br>[color:purple] st911.org</font color=purple>
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