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May 15, 2018
2:19 pm
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I spent two hours last night trying to post a long and detailed reply to the last several posts to a thread I started and got a message stating that my post could not be accepted because it contained unacceptable formatting in either MS Word of WYSIWYG. All text was hand typed into the box with a couple of links added using the add link function and some images, added using the post images function. What did I do wrong? I checked ‘HELP’ and it suggested two other format options other than the one it was set to, which was Rich Text-Tiny MCE. It is disappointing to spend that much time for nothing. Any help would be appreciated! Thank you.
Clint M

May 15, 2018
5:46 pm
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Over the years I have, on occasion, had the same experience with long posts but don’t recall whether any formatting alerts came up.  I’ve learned on this forum that when I write a long post to copy it before submitting.  When it disappears I simply delete the remnants of my post attempt and start a new one and copy the saved post.  Sometimes it has taken 3 or 4 attempts before it will go through.  Have no idea why this happens but it has been only with long posts.


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May 16, 2018
2:26 am
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Thanks for the reply Wincacher.  Next time, I’ll try to keep the post shorter and hope this avoids that happening again.  Thank goodness that I copied and pasted the text into Word, otherwise it all would have been lost.  I emailed Seewin a copy of my post’s text and he posted it for me and evidently did not have the same problem as I had.

Best regards……Clint M

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