Faq-O-Matic Faq-O-Matic : Users' Guide :
How to compose text
|When editing a text box in Faq-O-Matic, there are three format options. "Natural text" and "Monospaced text" are the options available for this web site.
Monospaced text rules:
This is the simplest input format. This just means that the output
will look like the input, with almost no translation. Text edited
in this mode will appear in monospaced font on the web page. This
entry uses Monospaced text mode.
Be careful with line breaks if you use this type. Web browsers will
not break the lines when you use this mode, so make sure to make your
lines a conservative width, like 60 columns.
Linking works the same as with Natural text mode, as described below.
Natural text, described next, is preferred over Monospaced text for
most situations, because it looks better when the FAQ is displayed
in different browsers and different formats.
Natural text rules:
|Some sites allow contributors to use Untranslated HTML (see Composing text with Untranslated HTML); for this site, please email the moderator for the section where you need to use HTML if you have an entry that can only be created using Untranslated HTML.
|Directory parts are formatted just like natural text parts.
You can reorganize and annotate the directory part to your heart's content, as long as all of the items that used to be in this category remain in it.
Directory parts obey the special rules that they cannot be converted into any other type, and you cannot change the set of faqomatic: links in them. That's because the directory parts actually maintain the structure of categories and answers in the FAQ. To move an answer (or subcategory), use the [Move Answer] or [Trash Answer] commands near the top of the answer's page.
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