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Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? #183386
04/28/07 12:15 AM
04/28/07 12:15 AM
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Hello next question!

What exactly does Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? mean?

We have a few users who want to make the fonts bigger, and I thought that did it but I can't see what changes it makes from the users perspective (ie where do they toggle or whatever? and how do they make the fonts bigger?)

Thanks

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Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: willing] #183387
04/28/07 01:29 AM
04/28/07 01:29 AM
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They make fonts larger via the full reply page.

As for what this setting means, it allows users to choose weather or not they want to post in HTML/UBB mode or not; like I said in the other thread; likely you'll want this off.


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Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: Gizmo] #183388
04/28/07 01:38 AM
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OK thanks. So is there a way that I can allow readers make general fonts bigger?

Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: willing] #183389
04/28/07 02:07 AM
04/28/07 02:07 AM
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On the new topic page (or full reply page) there is a dropdown (the tT icon) for font size. This does not show on the Quick Reply box, as it's only geared towards non-formatted posts.

If you're talking about the font for the forum itself, these are set via the style settings.


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Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: willing] #183390
04/28/07 02:08 AM
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Originally Posted by willing
OK thanks. So is there a way that I can allow readers make general fonts bigger?


Gizmo said it above: They make fonts larger via the full reply page.

You can't change font size on the Quick Reply window.

Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: Steve C] #183391
04/28/07 02:13 AM
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Perhaps I did not explain well.

I want to let my users have the chance to increased the size of the fonts GENERALLY - for the whole forums. Not just posts that they make.

Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: willing] #183396
04/28/07 02:45 AM
04/28/07 02:45 AM
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Originally Posted by willing
I want to let my users have the chance to increased the size of the fonts GENERALLY - for the whole forums. Not just posts that they make.
Then you'd want to set the font size in the styles that they're using.

A lot of users use larger monitors now adays, with lower resolutions; so you may check to see if there is a problem before correcting it (a poll perhaps)


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Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: Gizmo] #183397
04/28/07 02:47 AM
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OK I am still perhaps not clear enough smile

I want to SET the font size in styles (as I believe I have), but allow individual users to change font sizes....if they want to.

Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: willing] #183399
04/28/07 03:19 AM
04/28/07 03:19 AM
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You can't, short of having a seperate style for the "visually impared" user set at a higher size; then they could change to this style in their preferances.


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Re: Allow Toggle of Markup/HTML in Posts? [Re: Gizmo] #183410
04/28/07 04:31 AM
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Understood, thank you.


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