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Centering, Bolding, and Italicizing in a Poem


Blog Posted:6/9/2014 9:51:00 PM
When posting a new poem, you do not have all the capabilities of a
full text editor, but you can center, bold, and italicize using a limited
set of HTML tags. The tags will show up in the editor, but not in the poem.

Center your text like this. <center>Text goes here</center>
Bold your text like this. <b>Text goes here</b>.
Italicize your text like this. <em>Text goes here</em> .

You can combine tags also. Tags must be nested, like Russian dolls,
but can be in any order.

To center and italicize. <center><em>Text goes here</em></center>

To center, bold and italicize. <center><b><em>Text goes here</em></b></center>

Hope this helps.

Cheers,
Roy

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  1. Date: 6/12/2014 3:28:00 AM
    :) Thanks to Andrea's prompt reply to my soupmail.. :D so I have done it.. :) this has been infront of our noses but we never tried.. :) however it's good there is cause this can add something in the appearance of the write.. :) thank you..

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  1. Date: 6/10/2014 10:04:00 AM
    A couple of times I have been able to post italicized text within the body of regular text, or bold also, but sometimes....I also forget. LOL hugs, Catie

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  1. Date: 6/10/2014 7:20:00 AM
    Roy, I had even more details in my blog that was June first on this topic. I hope this helps people who are trying right now to figure it out. How the heck were you able to post the tags here without a system error showing?? When I try to actually name the tags specifically, I can't get my blogs to post!!

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    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi Date: 6/10/2014 3:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    what's an escape code?
    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden Date: 6/10/2014 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Can't get them to escape here. You will have to Google HTML escape characters.
    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden Date: 6/10/2014 7:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You have to use the escape codes for the "<" and ">" characters. They are "<" and ">"
    Jerden Avatar Roy Jerden Date: 6/10/2014 7:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You have to use the escape codes for the "<" and ">" characters. They are < and >
  1. Date: 6/10/2014 12:54:00 AM
    I must be a dummy, Roy, because I haven't been able to do it yet. Will give it a try. Thanks.

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