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Blog Posted:5/4/2012 8:21:00 PM
We've made a slight change in the way you italicize text in poems. Use the em tags instead of the i tags.
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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 7:03:00 PM
    I'm electronically challenged. What are em tags and I tags?. Come to think of it, what are "tags" used for?

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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 7:31:00 AM
    David: The '<' tags indicate part of the html code to change your text. Using them allows you to use bold, italics, ect. or to center or justify your text. PS is allowing us to use the center and italics change to code. This is for security.

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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 6:30:00 AM
    Use it like this... < em >your italicized text< /em > ...but without the spaces between the brackets.

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  1. Date: 5/5/2012 1:12:00 AM
    I too do not have a clue what any of this means.........

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  1. Date: 5/4/2012 10:38:00 PM
    oh good grief. you have put what they mean right over there and now I've used them!!!

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  1. Date: 5/4/2012 9:38:00 PM
    I don't even know what em and i tags ARE. Someone told me I could just write the word italics between the < > things. Does that still work?

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