Strikethrough!

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  1. dpaanlka macrumors 601

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  2. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

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    i think it might be that time of night where you need to get some REM happening :p

    What made you suggest a strikethrough code?
     
  3. katie ta achoo macrumors G3

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    strikethrough is good for sarcastic effect and FTFY. Aww ya. I'd like it, but it'd get abused. But strikethrough likes that...
     
  4. dpaanlka thread starter macrumors 601

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    I ran into some thread where I was like yeah, I wish I had strikethrough.

    Like the Apple code? :apple: :apple: :apple: :apple: :apple: :apple: :apple: :apple: :apple: :apple:
     
  5. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    You could post with the underlined code, and ask people to squint.
     
  6. Eric5h5 macrumors 68020

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    I've used strikethough on other forums. Much fun to be had. It doesn't get abused, either. In fact I tried it once on this forum and of course it didn't work...that was annoying....

    --Eric
     
  7. Aperture macrumors 68000

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    I've brought this up before and still think it is a good idea. Maybe we could ask for it to be enabled? :eek:
     
  8. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    There have been times in the past where it would have come in handy for me as well, so I think it would be a good idea.

    ...As long as it's disabled in signatures. The last thing I want to see is hundreds of signatures with strikethrough text (I don't know why, it just seems extra annoying).
     
  9. dpaanlka thread starter macrumors 601

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    I really think the strikethrough would be most useful in edits, where people may not realized that additional or changed information has been added to the bottom. A strikethrough would really come in handy in that situation. It would make it more clear that something has changed.
     
  10. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    Strikethrough sounds like it would be a useful addition. :)
     
  11. vniow macrumors G4

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    Just posting to add another voice to the "yay" crowd.
     
  12. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    I'm completely down for it. I tried once and couldn't use it so it would be a nice addition.
     
  13. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    it would be good for the times you posted something and needed to go back and fix it, but others have commented etc on it. gives the reader a visual indication of an edit. etc. i'm for it.
     
  14. iBlue macrumors Core

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    never thought of it for post editing. that's a great idea!
     
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  16. dpaanlka thread starter macrumors 601

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    I'd like to hear from arn or somebody their story for why strikethrough isn't on here? I'm sure they have a reason.
     
  17. zap2 macrumors 604

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    I think there is use for it...when I make a mistake, people quote me, then I fix it. Its be nice if I could strikethrough my mistake inplace of deleting it, so its more clear what happened.
     
  18. Eraserhead macrumors G4

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    Damn my post here in the 100 million iPod thread could really use strikethrough (another vote for it).
     
  19. 840quadra Moderator

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    I am interested in it, however VB does not have it by default. It is a feature set that needs to be added, or provided with a new font.
     
  20. szark macrumors 68030

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    Seems like it would be a relatively simple addition.

    I could certainly see some use for it, but I don't think it's absolutely necessary.
     
  21. vniow macrumors G4

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    Can we get some input from an admin here? Yay, nay or still pondering?
     
  22. longofest Editor emeritus

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    Thanks to my efforts good admins other than myself, this request has been granted. Hasn't made its way to the toolbar yet, but if you use the following vB code (minus spaces), you can do it:

    Code:
     [ s t r i k e ] strike through me [ / s t r i k e ]
    
     
  23. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    awesome news and thank you to all the admins.

    works well enough:p
     
  24. skoker macrumors 68000

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    You better sticky lock this thread before everybody feels the need to test it out.
     

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