This is the markup guide for the plain/text converter.
You can post articles in your newsreader in plain/text with the following markups and it will be displayed as html in the web-forum. Also it will convert any web-forum articles back into plain/text.

Markup Guide

built-in

Here is a list of markups which will be converted:
  • *bold*
  • /italic/
  • _underline_
  • Blockquotes will be automatically generated from "> " at the beginning of lines
  • Code Tags for formatting source code: [c#]...[/c#], [cpp]...[/cpp], [vbnet]...[/vbnet], [sql]...[/sql], [html]...[/html], [code]...[/code], [code=cpp]...[/code]; you should write the code-tags an a separate line!
  • Links beginning with http.. will automatically be converted into clickable links on the forum

user-defined

Configuration
  1. Open Advanced Settings Dialog
  2. Open UserDefinedTag Collection Editor
  3. Insert or edit items

TagName: Name of tag (e. g. KB)
HtmlText: Replacement for html view in the forum

Examples

TagName: CSFAQ
HtmlText : <a href="http://www.andymcm.com/csharpfaq.htm#{TEXT}">FAQ {TEXT}</a>

Text in newsreader: [CSFAQ]1.1[/CSFAQ]
Text in forum (html-source): <a href="http://www.andymcm.com/csharpfaq.htm#1.1">FAQ 1.1</a>


TagName: MSDN
HtmlText : <a href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/{TEXT1}">MSDN: {TEXT2}</a>

Text in newsreader: [MSDN=kx37x362]Visual C#[/MSDN]
Text in forum (html-source): <a href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/kx37x362">MSDN: Visual C#</a>


TagName: IMG
HtmlText : <img src="{TEXT}" />

Text in newsreader: [IMG]http://www.example.com/image.png[/IMG]
Text in forum (html-source): <img src="http://www.example.com/image.png" />

Last edited Jun 9, 2010 at 7:37 PM by JosefP, version 29

Comments

jrich523 Feb 24, 2012 at 11:59 AM 
how do you escape a char? for example i tried to write this code

get-process *note* which will find any process with note in the processname, however because the bridge encodes anything between ** it removes the * and makes it bold.

JosefP Jun 15, 2010 at 12:40 PM 
Was the plain text converter enabled?
see: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/msdnsandbox/thread/8cbe3a93-3703-4aad-8ebd-e7fe83106afc#51bcc84f-1370-4d7a-8bcd-4b6436e41a71