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  • Help Topic: Writing a post


    Text editor
    The text editor tool bar contains a number of icons whose functions are explained below:

    • allows you to switch to simple text mode (no formatting).
    • contains all the other options that do not have their own toolbar, such as acronyms or spoilers.
    • "Font" menu: use this menu to choose the font style for your post.
    • "Size" menu: use this menu to choose the font size for your post.
    • allows you to choose the colour of the text used in your post.
    • allows you to add emoticons to your post.
    • allows you to add a link to a media file, such as a video or music clip.
    • reinstates the last change to be undone.
    • undoes the last change made.
    • makes the text bold.
    • makes the text italic.
    • Underlines the text.
    • crosses outthe text .
    • displays the text as subscript.
    • displays the text as subscript.
    • creates a bullet point list.
    • creates a numbered list.
    • allows you to add a link.
    • allows you to add an image.
    • allows you to add an e-mail address.
    • allows you to add a quote.
    • allows you to increase the indentation of the paragraph. This icon also allows you to create multi-level lists.
    • left-aligns text.
    • right-aligns text.
    • centres text.

    Options
    When you post a message, you can use additional options such as adding your signature or using emoticons etc.

    Attachments
    You can also add attachments to your post. To do so, simply click on the "Click to upload files" button. A dialogue box will open enabling you to select the file from your computer. Once you have selected the file you wish to upload, click on "Open" and the attachment will be added to your post.
    If you wish to delete an attachment from your post, simply click on "Delete".

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