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Author Topic: * to bulleted list  (Read 2857 times)

justice

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* to bulleted list
« on: February 10, 2009, 07:31:03 AM »
    I like this forum software but I really hate how hard it is to create bulleted lists (i'm a fan of them).

    Would it be possible to write a mod (I got some credits left for this) that converts text in the format of:

      * item one
      * item two
      ** subitem two-a

    into a list like

    • item one
    • item two
      • subitem two-a

    Or is there a quick way to mark up lists? As a bonus converting # item 1 to ordered lists (1. item 1)

    edit: dunno how you create a subitem in bbcode

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Re: * to bulleted list
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009, 08:06:09 AM »
  • a
    • a1
    • a2
    • a3
  • b
  • c

I'm pretty sure I've missed the point (as usual) but I get the above by using what's below.
And I get what's below with a click or two on this guy... aList.png

[list]
[li]a[/li][/list]
[list]
[li][list][li]a1[/li][/list][/li]
[li][list][li]a2[/li][/list][/li]
[li][list][li]a3[/li][/list][/li]
[/list]
[list][li]b[/li]
[li]c[/li]
[/list]

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Re: * to bulleted list
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2009, 08:37:07 AM »
two issues here I'm trying to address:

1) make it look like this:
2009-02-10_143537.jpg

2) when you created a list and add more items to it you have to copy and paste the [li][/li] multiple times or create another list and remove the [list][/list] tags. HASSLE! it would be much easier if you could create a textbased list like my first example and convert it into proper html/bbcode listing like markdown.

3) maybe I'm just a bit dim, because I noticed as long as I put each item on a new line and only press the button at the very end it creats a bulleted list (but its harder to read when building the list)
« Last Edit: February 10, 2009, 08:38:48 AM by justice »

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Re: * to bulleted list
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2009, 08:50:31 AM »
I would love to have easier bullet listing! On my website I use textile which does that and a lot more...

However, I have no idea how to make it work with SMF and BBCode

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Re: * to bulleted list
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2009, 08:51:34 AM »
Yes like textile or markdown. Had a search but can't find any mods or info related to this though so probably requires too much effort :(
« Last Edit: February 10, 2009, 08:58:00 AM by justice »