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Bold/Underscore functions....and smilies

MaggieD

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Bold/Underscore: Why is it that most of the time activating the bold and/or underline function creates the bracketed code to get the job done . . . and other times the editor just changes the font to bold or underline without using the code? It's better w/o the code, don't you think?

Smilies: Why is it that no matter where my cursor is, a smilie is always inserted at the beginning of the post? That's so annoying.

If anyone mentions you-know-who in this thread, I'll fly out of their computer screen and give them a haircut.
 

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Bold/Underscore: Why is it that most of the time activating the bold and/or underline function creates the bracketed code to get the job done . . . and other times the editor just changes the font to bold or underline without using the code? It's better w/o the code, don't you think?

Smilies: Why is it that no matter where my cursor is, a smilie is always inserted at the beginning of the post? That's so annoying.

If anyone mentions you-know-who in this thread, I'll fly out of their computer screen and give them a haircut.

The smiley inserts wherever your cursor last was when you open the smiley window or click on the smiley at the top so you are apparently moving your cursor somehow. As for the codes thing I have never had it do anything other than wrap the phrase in the HTML so IDK.
 

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The smiley inserts wherever your cursor last was when you open the smiley window or click on the smiley at the top so you are apparently moving your cursor somehow. As for the codes thing I have never had it do anything other than wrap the phrase in the HTML so IDK.

What seems to happen is that for some of us - in order to insert smilies - we have to be in 'advanced mode' . . . and that takes the cursor out altogether (resets it to the beginning in default) and thus - the smilie is set to the beginning unless you click in the text field again.
 
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