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  1. ban-all-sheds

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    How? (on a one-off, per-post basis)
     
  2. rsgaz

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    Just before a smiley you don't want it to parse (or at the start of the post), type [plain]. Then after the smiley, type [/plain].

    Without 'plain' command...
    :) = :)

    After 'plain' command...
    :) = :)

    But you also lose the ability to use bold/italic/colours/links/etc during the 'plain'.

    Gaz :)
     
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  3. ban-all-sheds

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    All I wanted to do was to write on:off (as in mark:space ratios) and not get on:eek:ff...

    Thanks.
     
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    It's a right PITA - firstly I (clearly) need to do this so infrequently that I don't remember how (never a problem when we had a box to tick), and secondly the [plain] [/plain] tags aren't available as a formatting button like Bold, Italic etc, and so are much less handy to do than having a box to tick.

    Another one for the list of new forum "features" which are nothing but retrograde steps that hinder, not help, users.
     
  5. mattylad

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    Why?

    Why would you want to do this?
     
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    :) sorry just checking!.
     
  7. ban-all-sheds

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    I guess the easiest way would be to include spaces:

    on : off
    turnover : profit

    Sure it looks a bit weird, but much less so than an unwanted emoji I'd say, and quicker than having to faff with tags.
     
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  9. mattylad

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    turnover profit ratio

    seems clear to me?
     
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