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    Ju is offline Key Member
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    Tool bar for formatting

    Can someone help me how to do with the tool bar for formatting?

    I highlighted the words and selected "bold", the words didn't change to bold but only some letters popped up next to the words.

    Does it happen to any of you too?

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    It works for me.

    Did you see [b] and [/b]? They are the code for bold, so [b] and [/b] will produce and. What device and browser are you posting with?

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It works for me.

    Did you see [b] and [/b]? They are the code for bold, so [b] and [/b] will produce and. What device and browser are you posting with?
    Yes, I saw it.
    I'm using Android on my smart phone.

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    OK- I will alert the webmaster about this. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I'm using Android on my smart phone.
    So am I.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    Testing it out with an Android phone.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    Sorry, It works fine on my phone... I can't replicate the issue.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I highlighted the words and selected "bold", the words didn't change to bold but only some letters popped up next to the words.
    You're seeing the editor's normal behavior. Rather than presenting the text to you as it will appear on the forum, it shows you the formatting codes that make it look that way. After you click "Post", you'll see the formats you expect.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    You're seeing the editor's normal behavior. Rather than presenting the text to you as it will appear on the forum, it shows you the formatting codes that make it look that way. After you click "Post", you'll see the formats you expect.
    Let me try now.

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    Re: Tool bar for formatting

    That seems to have worked.

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