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DanS
01-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Signature text length....

Any way to allow it to have longer text length within URLs? I don't want to have a tome for the signature, but I would like to add another line, with a URL to the build thread on MUD, and I currently can't.

Dan

ianacole
01-26-2014, 08:52 PM
Is it limited to 4 lines, or # of characters? If characters, try using a shorter label in the link tags:

Replacing the Braces with Brackets in this:
{URL="http://www.ih8mud.com"}CLICK{/URL}

Will result in this:
CLICK (http://www.ih8mud.com)

nakman
01-26-2014, 09:30 PM
Yeah good tip Ian. Use that little "insert link" icon as you highlight stuff in your sig, then just link those words elsewhere. Example:

Dan's 40 (http://forum.ih8mud.com/fj45-owners-club/152697-what-did-i-get-myself-into.html). 3B Turbo project (http://forum.ih8mud.com/diesel-tech-24-volts-systems/249156-here-we-go-fj-40-getting-3b-turbo-h55f.html#post3811936), and Dan's 60 (http://forum.ih8mud.com/60-series-wagons/437900-best-gift-ever-yep-84-fj-60-us.html).

Hulk
01-27-2014, 01:07 AM
Dan, advice above is solid. If you do prefer to post URLs instead of linked words, you could also use a URL shortener:
http://goo.gl/
https://bitly.com/

DanS
01-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Yeah good tip Ian. Use that little "insert link" icon as you highlight stuff in your sig, then just link those words elsewhere. Example:

Dan's 40 (http://forum.ih8mud.com/fj45-owners-club/152697-what-did-i-get-myself-into.html). 3B Turbo project (http://forum.ih8mud.com/diesel-tech-24-volts-systems/249156-here-we-go-fj-40-getting-3b-turbo-h55f.html#post3811936), and Dan's 60 (http://forum.ih8mud.com/60-series-wagons/437900-best-gift-ever-yep-84-fj-60-us.html).

Is it limited to 4 lines, or # of characters? If characters, try using a shorter label in the link tags:

Replacing the Braces with Brackets in this:
{URL="http://www.ih8mud.com"}CLICK{/URL}

Will result in this:
CLICK (http://www.ih8mud.com)

Dan, advice above is solid. If you do prefer to post URLs instead of linked words, you could also use a URL shortener:
http://goo.gl/
https://bitly.com/

Very good. That explains why I've had issues. I have just typed the BBcode with the braces, and interestingly enough it clearly processes that differently than if I were to use the link icon to do the same.

Thanks guys!

Dan

Hulk
01-27-2014, 07:45 AM
Very good. That explains why I've had issues. I have just typed the BBcode with the braces, and interestingly enough it clearly processes that differently than if I were to use the link icon to do the same.

To be clear, the actual code should use brackets, not curly braces. It should look like the image I have attached below.

The result will look like this:
1976 HJ-45 (needs restoration) (http://forum.ih8mud.com/fj45-owners-club/152697-what-did-i-get-myself-into.html)

It may be that the link icon doesn't work correctly in the sig line edit window, but if you use the code it should work fine.

DanS
01-28-2014, 12:42 PM
To be clear, the actual code should use brackets, not curly braces. It should look like the image I have attached below.


No idea, I thought I had tried that previously.

Problem solved though. Much cleaner looking.

Dan