19 October, 2019 edit:
A more detailed guide on how to format—including headers, summaries, and lists (all especially helpful for WIP authors)—can be found
How to format your code so it can be seen on the forum.
Paste code into window.
Highlight all of the code.
Click the preformatted text button. (It looks like </> and is next to the quote one and on the same bar as the other formatting and smilies choice.)
To make spoilers surround the spoiler with
[spoiler] Super spoiler text here [/spoiler] will read as
Super spoiler text here
It can also be helpful to readers to put what spoiler text is about outside of the spoiler. Eg,
I’m going to give away a super secret thing about spoilers-
Some people don’t like to be spoiled about things, but will read spoiler text if they don’t know what you’re spoiling!
Any other great wisdom that you can share?? X]
testing testing testing…testing in the dark…hehehehehe
The forum rules are linked to from here:
https://forum.choiceofgames.com/t/welcome-to-the-choice-of-games-forum/ We actually have a way of knowing who has and hasn’t read the rules.
Since I’m at this a couple of useful links to the discourse forums.
What happens when you flag something? 📣 Site admins are given significant flexibility via Site Settings to adjust how flags work. This topics assumes that all site settings are set to their default. Many of the automatic options presented here, like...
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Bumping my old topic because I’ve noticed a number of people don’t seem to know how to post code in the forums.
But on topic. I just discovered a new command. It’s DETAILS
This should let us hide paragraphs of spoilers.
I found the best thing ever! They added spoilers into the formatting bar! Now we can just click the cog and select blur spoiler or hide details! And also build a poll!
WOOH!!! I suppose that’s made some of the above redundant now!
I just made a picture for how the cog function works.
Highlight the spoiler text.
Click the cog
Click blur spoiler
Thank you for your screen shot. Just a note of interest: Most of us (me included) do not have the “Canned replies” option. I assume that is a moderator tool but I thought I’d throw that out there to avoid confusion.
Oh! Looks like Canned Replies is a moderator tool. I’ve never used it. I had a brief glance at it and wondered what it was for but couldn’t work out how it would be useful.
But you’ve inspired me to look over at Discourse to see what the function is and they’re shared amongst all staff members. I dunno, it does seem a bit impersonal to me though.
Repo: GitHub - discourse/discourse-canned-replies: Adds a means to insert templates from the composer. Canned replies allows staff members to create and save replies for repeated use, saving you a lot of time typing and posting the replies you post...
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I suppose I can edit out the canned replies from that screenshot, but ha maybe people want to see some special moderator powers.
Could be useful for closing threads and stuff
How to mute topics!
Enter the topic you want to mute.
Suggested Topics there should be a button that may say Watching, Tracking, Normal or Muted.
Click the button. A menu will pop up.
The topic will no longer appear in the forum latest and you won’t get notified if someone tags your name.
The topics will still show up if you search for them.
You can view all the topics you’ve muted at
https://forum.choiceofgames.com/latest?state=muted Just enter the topic and switch them to any of the other options if you want to unmute them.
[details=the summary] blabla [/details]
hgfgfgfgfgfgf im done
Is there a way for me to actually see the spoilers if I wanted to?
@AmerHST do you mean seeing the blurred part of spoilers like this? You should be able to just click on the blurred part with mobile or desktop and it should unblur for you!
I just tried with another browser because It turned out that the problem was the browser I was using
. Thank you