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<a name= "uphere"> </a>

<h3>Chapter list: </h3>
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<a href="#intro">1) Intro
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<a href="#c2">2) Headers
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<a href="#c3">3) Stylizing color and fonts and sizes
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<a href="#c4">4) Page jumps
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<a name= "intro"> </a>

<H3> Intro </h3>
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Hello there, this is a simple tutorial I made to teach people how to use the new HTML support. This will show how to work with the useful and supported tags.

First things first, all HTML tags are enclosed in angle brackets (< and >). This is just the way web browsers know that what follows is HTML.
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<b>IMPORTANT NOTE: all HTML examples in this tutorial will replace all angle brackets with normal brackets
All < = {
And all > = }
I am doing this so that you can see the HTML I am writing for this tutorial without the website displaying the example as the finished product.</b>

HTML tags are started with the tag in the first set of brackets, the content the tags apply to, and ended by that tag with a slash in front of it in the second set of brackets.


Example: â{tag} content {/tag}â

The tags in this tutorial that will be used are

h3, a, and font.

<a name= "c2"> </a>

<h3> Headers </h3>
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Headings are simply used to make titles and the such larger. They are defined with the tags {h1}, {h2}, {h3}, {h4}, {h5}, and {h6}. <b>Remember that all brackets are really angle brackets</b>. The larger the number, the larger the text. <b> Unfortunately, for no particular reason, AG only seems to work with {h3}, and any other sizes will just show up as normal text. In case this is just a glitch and will get fixed, I'll still talk about headers as if you can use any number. </b>

The format for this tag is as follows

{h#}(the text you want to be large) {/h#}

So for example, if you wanted to make something with an h3 size header, it would look like this


<h3> This is large text </h3>
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and the HTML for this was

{h3} This is large text {/h3}



<a name= "c3"> </a>

<h3> Stylizing color and fonts and sizes</h3>
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Using HTML, you can change the font, the size, and the color of the text. To do so, you will use the {font} tag. The {font} tag is slightly different, because in the first part of the tag there is more information about what youâre changing. The format for the {font} tag is this

{font size="(size)" face="(name of font)" color="(color of font)"} The text you want this applied to {/font}

You would replace (size) with the size you want for the font (you use a number, such as 12). You would replace (name of font) with the name of the font (Iâm not sure AG supports all the fonts. And you would replace (color of font) with whatever color you want. You can use name or hex value for color http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_colornames.asp

<b>Donât ignore the quotation marks, those are necessary. </b>

Example:

{font size="12" face="ariel" color="red"} This is an example sentence {/font}

This would turn into
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<font size="12" face="ariel" color="red"> This is an example sentence </font>


<a name= "c4"> </a>

<h3> Page jumps </h3>
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As most people know, you can make links on your profile to bring people to your messenger. Now you can do that to bring people anywhere on your profile. The tag we are using is the {a} tag. The {a} tag is usually used to link people to other pages, but since that is easy to do with the link button, we are going to use it for page jumps. Like the {font} tag, the {a} tag has some information in the first part of the tag. The first part of a page jump is as follows


{a name="(name of link)"} {/a}

This tells the page that this is where you want to jump to. If you place this at the top of your profile, whenever anybody clicks the link we are going to create, it will bring them there. Here is how to make the link

{a href="#(name of link)"} Clicking this text will make the page jump {/a}

Two things to note:

1) (name of link) is changed to whatever you want to name it. You can make multiple page jumps by making multiple names
2) The # <b>is</b> required before the name of the link, so if you named it âlink1â, you would put â#link1â in the quotation marks. This is only for the link, do not use a # in the first part of the page jump where you tell it where to jump to.

Here is an example of a page jump.

<b>Put this at the top of a page</b>

{a name= âuphereâ} {/a}

<b>Put this where you want the link to be </b>

{a href="#uphere"} Click here to return to the top of the page {/a}

<b>And it will look and work like this</b>

<a href="#uphere">Click here to return to the top of the page</a>



<h3> Images, links, bold, italics </h3>
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As just an ending statement, Iâm not going into these because you can already use the buttons above the post box, which are generally easier to use.




If anybody has any questions about anything in this tutorial, feel free to ask.

Final note: I hope all the HTML and formatting came out correctly, this was typed up in Word.

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gaboloth
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What about this?

<marquee behavior="scroll" direction="left" scrollamount="100"><img src="http://files.sharenator.com/trollface_3078_preview_brotips_quince-s256x256-219730-535.jpg"/></marquee>

Kasic
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What about this?


That's called annoying, and no one should do it -.-"

What is the purpose in having an image scroll by at that speed? It's just bothersome, thus no reason to teach people how to do it.
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lol trollface XD jk but is there small one of them? i mean how getting a pic

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[quote]What about this?


That's called annoying, and no one should do it -.-"

What is the purpose in having an image scroll by at that speed? It's just bothersome, thus no reason to teach people how to do it.[/quote]

master565 also missed non-spam. For example, this guide did not cover radio buttons, even though master565 has radio buttons on his profile. Besides, the image is broken from what I see.
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What about this?


<p><marquee behavior="scroll" direction="left" scrollamount="100"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/g5jux.jpg"/></marquee></p>

Even If i hadn't known about marquees, anything you do in HTML is easy to copy.

For example, this guide did not cover radio buttons, even though master565 has radio buttons on his profile.


Because that is a useless feature for this site. I'm not teaching people HTML, I'm teaching them what they need for this site.
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Patrick2011
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Actually, it's "arial", not "ariel". master565 misspelled the font in the OP.

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@jsalmeron: I just realized that you used brackets. You're supposed to use the < and > signs. This is the result of what you're testing:

<font size="3" face="arial" color="red">Ummm... Is this good? </font>

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[font size="3" face="ariel" color="red"] Ummm... Is this good? [/font]


{font size="5" face="arial" color="red"} nice post {/font}



Both you need to be using the angle brackets, < and >, not the normal brackets i wrote the examples in, { and }
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What is the code for scrolling and is there any way to slow it down?

master565
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What is the code for scrolling and is there any way to slow it down?


It's called a marquee, just google how to do it. And yes, you can slow it down.
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nice know about that.

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I have a little question. If you have an HTML code but you have a font next to it, can you put the HTML code in the part where you want it to change colors? Like this (I'll use an example):

I would like something like a light blue and I code something like this:

[font size="1" face="Comic Sans MS" color="#46C7C7"]

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I have a little question. If you have an HTML code but you have a font next to it, can you put the HTML code in the part where you want it to change colors? Like this (I'll use an example):


The way I do it is:
[font face="courier" color="#f2a400"]
so I don't see any problem with yours - I think it should work. However, light blue isn't allowed, unless it's just somewhere in your profile/bio.
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@Daizidawizard9000: Here's the result of your test, even though it's of a disallowed color:

<font size="1" face="Comic Sans MS" color="#46C7C7">test</font>

@Avorne: Here's the result of your test:

<font face="Courier" color="#F2A400">test2</font>

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