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Richard Green
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Joined: Aug 25, 2005
Posts: 536
In my copious amount of free time, I adminster few message boards that use vBulletin software. I have developed few custom UBBCodes in the past (for example:- a [warn] bbcode that prints out the warning message when a member posts obscene picture etc).

Wouldn't it be cool if we have similar custom UBBCodes here in javaranch? Especially one that prints out the following text?


[warn]Lynette Dawson[/warn]

should print out

and another UBBCode

[name]Ly Da[/name]

should print out

Just out of curiousity, do you have a custom UBBCode for these "warning" messages (or) do you type this message manually every time? (I administer few message boards (that uses vBulletin software) and have written few custom UBBCodes to make my life easy. Just thought of letting you know...)

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David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Some of us use bookmarklets to seed standard messages
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63844

Or a clippings manager plugin.

You will note that each moderator has his or her own message that they will use in various situatuions, sometimes customized to the particular occasion. I don't think I'd want a standardized message that I cannot personalize.

But thanks for trying to think of ways to make our lives easier!

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