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There are 2 ways of using the buttons, text highlight first or use the button first.
1. If you click first, the bbcode will be inserted in the page. [b][/b]
    You can type the text you want between the codes. [b]Type text here[/b].
2. Type your text first then select/highlight it. You can then click   ,   ,  
to get bold, underlined italics.
Some simple rules to follow
1. Code starts with [...] and ends with [/...]
    The code characters are inserted between the brackets e.g. [b]text[/b] and [img]http://location of image[/img]
2. I tend to copy code in notepad to fine-tune then copy back to the post.
    Sometimes the Internet fails to upload the post, at  least I have a copy.

BtnStyleBulletin Board Code How it's usedBold[b][/b][b]Text to make bold[/b]Italics[i][/i][i]Text to make italic[/i]Underline[u][/u][u]Text to make underlined[/u]Strikethrough[s][/s][s]Show text as strikethrough[/s]Glow[glow=red,2,300][/glow][glow=red,2,300]Glows text in choice of colours.  IE not Firefox[/glow]Shadow[shadow=red,left][/shadow][shadow=red,left]Shows text as shadowed left or right in choice of colours.  IE not Firefox[/shadow]Move[move]Move[/move][move]Ticket tapes text across the page or within columns [/move]Preformated[pre][/pre][pre]Displays text in a different format[/pre]Left[left][/left]Aligns text to the left[/left]Centre[center]Aligns text to the centre[/center]Right[right]Aligns text to the right[/right]Horizontal rule no end codeFont size[size=14pt][/size][size=14pt]Change the size of the text[/size]Font face[font=Verdana][/font][font=Verdana]Change the text font type[/font] Change Colour[color=green][/color][color=green]Change the text colour[/color]Flash[flash=200,200][/flash]Embeds a flash animation.Image Picture[img]Places a picture in the post[/img]http://URL[url]new page[/url]or [iurl]in frame[/iurl]Link text to sites in new window or in the same frameemail@...com[email]email@...com[/email][email]links to e-mail address[/email]FTP://url[ftp][/ftp][ftp]ftp://...file site[/ftp]Table[table][/table]Creates a tables - insert rows and cells betweet the codeRow[table][tr][td][/td][/tr][/table]
[table][tr][td]1 table and 1 row[/td][td]2 cells[/td][/tr][/table]Cell[table][tr][td][/td][/tr][/table] Superscript[sup]Superscript[/sup]Good for 28o and 100m2Subscript[sub]Subscript[/sub]Good for h2OTeletype[tt][/tt][tt]Shows text in teletype style[/tt]
--- Quote ---Quote
--- End quote ---
[quote]Quote[/quote][quote]Displays text in a box[/quote]
--- Code: ---Insert code
--- End code ---
[code][/code]Allows extra coding for advanced usersBullet list
* [list]
[li][/li]
[/list]Displays text is bullet list form

* point 1
* point 2[/list]

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