>> YES opens a complete description of how to use them.
The problem is there [B]IS[/B] no complete description/pinned post saying "How to post correctly using code tags" explaining what code tags are, how to use them correctly, why it's important, etc. There has been endless debate on how to … Read More
[QUOTE=cscgal]Essentially, all the people who post without code tags would instead get frustrated and/or confused and simply not post at all.[/QUOTE]
It's this focus on quantity over quality that drives clueful people away from Daniweb and attracts the dregs of the geek community.
[QUOTE=cscgal]I am hesitant to follow in the … Read More
Would a statement like [QUOTE]When posting programming code, encase it in [co[B][/B]de], [co[B][/B]de=syntax], where 'syntax' is any language found within our Code Snippets section, or [ico[B][/B]de], for inline code...[/QUOTE]
be what you're looking for? This is at the top of the C and C++ forums at least.
[QUOTE][B][U]Use … Read More
1. The [noparse][code=syntax] ... [/code][/noparse] syntax is no longer necessary. If you post in the PHP forum, syntax highlighting for PHP will be default, new members should not bee bothered with this extra information.
> 2. Yes, it needs to be edited to reflect [noparse][CODE][/noparse] instead of #, but … Read More
>New members won't know what "inline code" is. IMO the entire explanation for [ICODE] tags should be removed in the read me's, to keep it nice and simple for newbies.
Also, I don't know how many times I've seen people frame code as `[code] [/icode]`, which makes an unformatted mess, … Read More