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Purpisoful

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So, I use the rich text editor when I reply and write on this site. I noticed that beside the background color for highlighted text, it ways Formats with a drop down menu. I also noticed the custom section.

This led me to a question: Is it possible to save formats? It'd be super useful since I do quite the editing to my posts to make them look pretty.

Thanks for your time~!

PS: Sorry if this is in the wrong section or something. Didn't know where else to put this question and seeing as though this is the Help Desk...
 

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There is currently NOT a way to do this, but I have been keeping an eye on some modifications as a possible addition in the future! It's just a matter of whether or not it would be worth it to install and if it will be a well supported modification. O_O
 
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I'd love if it happened! Especially since most a lot of my friends and I use a consistent edited format. :3

Thanks for replying Diana~! <3
 

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Depending on how complex the formatting is, it may be worth your time finding a previous post of yours with similar styling and using the REPLY button (if you're in the same thread; remember to remove the [QUOTE] tags) or the EDIT button (so you can copy-paste to elsweyr) to shortcut having to rewrite everything by hand. Then all you'd have to do is replace the content text and voilà! :o
 
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Yeah, you cam do that as well, but that only works if you already replied in the thread. I'm thinking something that works every time.
 

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You can use the EDIT button to collect formatting from other threads with copy/paste. :3
 
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Purpisoful

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I've tried to copy and paste, but it doesn't carry over the formatting - only the words.

Which sucks, because I'd totally use that way!
 

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Oh, apparently that's a Chrome feature, taking formatting over.

In that case, you could switch over to the source editor to do that, but given your response to the suggestion above, I reckon you'd rather not do that.

What does the REPLY button give you? Is it pre-formatted or source code?
 
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It's pre-formatted.

Ah, maybe I can reply to my own posts, removing the quote box and modifying the words. It's not as efficient as I'd think, but it's faster than spamming the buttons I use to format my text.
 
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It's pre-formatted.

Ah, maybe I can reply to my own posts, removing the quote box and modifying the words. It's not as efficient as I'd think, but it's faster than spamming the buttons I use to format my text.
This is what I do and it works out. Made an image instead of just explaining it because I like making pictures. :D

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