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Why I always use [quote] instead of [code]

     
1:13 am on Jun 1, 2010 (gmt 0)

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The [ code ] BBcode styling sucks; sorry, there's just no other way to put it. Tiny text? I think the majority of us here aren't interested in constantly using the browser's zoom function to read font-size 10!

echo 'hello world';


echo 'hello world';


It's also much easier to tell what is intended to be code versus just some tiny text which I usually associate with moderator comments.

Change the code BBcode styling to quote and figure something new for styling quotes please.

- John

*EDIT* In previews the code is set to 10px but after publishing a post it increases to 13px which is still too small. A larger font (e.g. 17px), a border, and a slightly shaded background-color would help though.

This message looks like it's been moderated, doesn't it?
8:31 am on June 1, 2010 (gmt 0)

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It should be possible to allow user selection (and setting) of font and font size.

But the easy solution to a need for 17px is an eye test - I took one when I reached 14px and realised it was my problem, not the web sites'
1:46 pm on June 2, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I'm not sure what you mean. In my browser, the text within code tags appears the same size as the other text (13px in my browser).
7:31 pm on June 2, 2010 (gmt 0)

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When previewing, text in [ code] tags is tiny, but it's ok when posted - that's a really old bug! There are plenty of other bugs too.

I'm using Firefox.

However, more generally, it's about time that Webmaster World upgraded to a WYSIWYG editor. Other sites manage this ok.

Kaled.
7:36 pm on June 2, 2010 (gmt 0)

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