Smilies icon

Discussion in 'Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by bigzio, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing

    Jan 20, 2007
    If I click on a smilies icon and it comes up spelled instead of displayed, what's up?

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    You must have a space on either side of it for it to show the picture.
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Do you mean when you are typing a message? and you click on a smiley on the right? That is just the way it is named in the whatever halls of smileydom that I don't even start to understand. When you hit the submit button to publish your post, it magically changes into the icon.
    But you do need a space on either side for the hall of smileydom to understand it is one of the smileys in the hall.

    NIFTY, can you translate what I jsut tried to explain??? [​IMG]
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator

    Smiley codes like


    are parsed by the forum and converted into a smiley automatically. You don't need to even click on an icon to have the code posted in your post, you cans simply type out the code by doing something like



    Now, if you have smilies too close to other text it can sometimes confuse the forum parser so to be on the safe side always have a space on either side of your smiley code.

    There is an option to "never show smilies as icons for this post" and I honestly have no idea what that does. [​IMG]
  5. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    smileys across the top do not require a space between, however ones to the right do
    no space:
    with space
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    Last edited: Nov 10, 2007
  6. Quote:Thank you for "showing" me the difference! Alot of times, "telling" me just won't click inside my head!
  7. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing

    Jan 20, 2007
    Thanks for help, sounds like I simply need to give the icon room to breathe. Why would a country boy like me not know enough to give my icon some space?
    This is a good lesson learned... Thank-You!


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