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Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71735
11/05/06 09:22 AM
11/05/06 09:22 AM
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WFO  Offline OP
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Cat Spring, TX
....quote from another post? I hate to appear ignorant (although it is in my job description) but I just haven't figured it out yet.

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Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71736
11/05/06 09:25 AM
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circuit man  Offline
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saluda,s.c.
wfo, don't feel like the lone ranger. i haven't figured it out either. LOL!

Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71737
11/05/06 09:51 AM
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iwire  Offline
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North Attleboro, MA USA
You need to learn some basic "UBB Code"

Click here to get some pointers, it is very easy.


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Massachusetts
Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71738
11/05/06 01:43 PM
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Almost Fried  Offline
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Madison County, Ark. USA
Thanks for that information. I hang out on another bbs as well and have marveled at how some techies are able to add so much to their posts by adding these features, both here and there.

Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71739
11/05/06 01:56 PM
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Luketrician  Offline
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Sale Creek, TN USA
UBB code??? Heck, I didn't know what 'IMHO' meant until just recently, thanx google. [Linked Image]


Luke Clarke
Electrical Planner for TVA.

Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71740
11/05/06 03:07 PM
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Celtic  Offline
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Posts: 361
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Quote
Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ........quote from another post?


The ONLY one...nah, that involves a lotta people [Linked Image]

Just use;
quote ~to start

/quote ~to end

BOTH must be encased by brackets.
What you type would look something like this:
[bracket] WFO is not an ignoramus[/bracket]

Replace the WORD "bracket" for "quote"...
..and you'll see:
Quote
WFO is not an ignoramus

...when you hit the Submit button.


~~ CELTIC ~~
...-= NJ =-...
Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71741
11/05/06 04:13 PM
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RODALCO  Offline
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Titirangi, Akld, New Zealand
https://www.electrical-contractor.net/ubb/ubbcode.html

ECN has a page which explains the UBB codes used in this forum

Regards

Raymond

[This message has been edited by RODALCO (edited 11-05-2006).]


The product of rotation, excitation and flux produces electricty.
Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71742
11/05/06 04:16 PM
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Beachboy  Offline
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Wamego, Kansas USA
Yeah, I've been searching for the "quote" button", wondering where it was at. It would
be nice if the site designer would add a quote button, since some us are fairly clueless when it comes to UBB protocol.

Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71743
11/05/06 04:23 PM
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iwire  Offline
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Having been through quite a few forum upgrades my choice would be 'don't fix what ain't broke'. [Linked Image]


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Massachusetts
Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to .... #71744
11/05/06 04:36 PM
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Beachboy  Offline
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Wamego, Kansas USA
Hey Iwire, another question for ya, man. My old post count showed around 65 or so, but now my post count shows only 8 and that I'm a "newcomer". What gives?

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