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    Useful Tip For Pasting Code and Reports on the Forum

    Gareth Horton

      Hi all

       

      Here is a tip for posting code or even report files on the forum.  Some users are already taking advantage of it.

       

      It does remove carriage returns and some white space, as can be seen in the example report below, but is still much cleaner than simply copying and pasting the text directly into the message.

       

      To do this, choose the 'code' button from the 'Instant UBB Code' section of the post page.

       

      This will insert some tags - (CODE)  (/CODE) Note I have changed the parenthesis type so you can see them, it actually uses a [

       

      Now paste the code or report between the tags - 

       

      (CODE) <HERE> (/CODE)

       

      Now do a preview post and see how it looks.

       

      With the code feature:

       

      [font="courier"]05/01/01                  CLASSICAL MUSIC DISTRIBUTORS                   PAGE 01

      10:17                       MONTHLY SHIPPING REPORT

       

      MSR94                      FROM 04/01/01 TO

       

      04/30/01

       

       

      CUSTOMER: Betty's Music Store

                Muscatine Plaza

                200 Lower Muscatine

                Cedar Falls, IA 50613

                USA

       

       

      ACCOUNT NUMBER: 11887

       

      CONTACT: Betty Yoder

       

       

      MEDIA QTY  DESCRIPTION                              LABEL/NO.   UNT_PRC   AMOUNT

       

                    ORDER NUMBER:  536017    SHIP DATE: 04/06/01

       

      CD      4  Bartok, Sonata for Solo Violin           MK-42625       8.99    35.96

              7  Mozart, Mass in C, K.427                 420831-2       9.00    63.00

              2  Luening, Electronic Music                CD 611        10.19    20.38

       

      TAPE    9  Scarlatti, Stabat Mater                  SBT 48282      5.99    53.91

       

                    ORDER NUMBER:  536039    SHIP DATE: 04/21/01

       

      CD     11  Beethoven, Pathetique Sonata, Arau       420153-2       5.99    65.89

              8  Mendelssohn, War March of the Priests    SMK 47592      8.99    71.92

             10  Pizzetti, Messa di Requiem               CHAN 8964      9.59    95.90

       

      LP      6  Misc., Modern Trombone Masterpieces      ADA 581087    10.79    64.74

        /font[/quote]Without the Code feature:

       

      05/01/01                  CLASSICAL MUSIC DISTRIBUTORS                   PAGE 01

      10:17                       MONTHLY SHIPPING REPORT

      MSR94                      FROM 04/01/01 TO 04/30/01

       

      CUSTOMER: Betty's Music Store

                Muscatine Plaza

                200 Lower Muscatine

                Cedar Falls, IA 50613

                USA

       

      ACCOUNT NUMBER: 11887

       

      CONTACT: Betty Yoder

       

      MEDIA QTY  DESCRIPTION                              LABEL/NO.   UNT_PRC   AMOUNT

       

                    ORDER NUMBER:  536017    SHIP DATE: 04/06/01

       

      CD      4  Bartok, Sonata for Solo Violin           MK-42625       8.99    35.96

              7  Mozart, Mass in C, K.427                 420831-2       9.00    63.00

              2  Luening, Electronic Music                CD 611        10.19    20.38

       

      TAPE    9  Scarlatti, Stabat Mater                  SBT 48282      5.99    53.91

       

                    ORDER NUMBER:  536039    SHIP DATE: 04/21/01

       

      CD     11  Beethoven, Pathetique Sonata, Arau       420153-2       5.99    65.89

              8  Mendelssohn, War March of the Priests    SMK 47592      8.99    71.92

             10  Pizzetti, Messa di Requiem               CHAN 8964      9.59    95.90

       

      LP      6  Misc., Modern Trombone Masterpieces      ADA 581087    10.79    64.74