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.. All the more reason to have a cheat sheet that shows what it'll look like once it is finally rendered by the client.

I would like a page of examples, so I could VISUALLY choose how I'd like to represent part of the text of my post, and then copy-paste-modify the example HTML code.

This just has to be something simple, something for the newcomers, but also handy for the experienced monks. It doesn't have to be thorough.

Maybe just the most common tags used. Sometimes, when I read other users' posts, I wonder, "gee, how do I do that?"

Could we get a newcomer up and running more quickly with this?

In reply to Re^2: Need examples for PerlMonks HTML Tags by repellent
in thread Need examples for PerlMonks HTML Tags by repellent

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Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Are you posting in the right place? Check out Where do I post X? to know for sure.
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
    <code> <a> <b> <big> <blockquote> <br /> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <font> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <hr /> <i> <li> <nbsp> <ol> <p> <small> <strike> <strong> <sub> <sup> <table> <td> <th> <tr> <tt> <u> <ul>
  • Snippets of code should be wrapped in <code> tags not <pre> tags. In fact, <pre> tags should generally be avoided. If they must be used, extreme care should be taken to ensure that their contents do not have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor intervention).
  • Want more info? How to link or or How to display code and escape characters are good places to start.
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