BBCodextra – Menu Reference

BBCodeXtra Menu

Highlight part of the text and apply a specific BBCode tag.

Bold “[B]selected text[/B]” transforms text in Bold.
Italic “[I]selected text[/I]” transforms text in Italic.
Underlined “[U]selected text[/U]” transforms text in Underlined.
Image “[IMG]Image address[/IMG]” loads an external image in the post.
URL “[URL]web address[/URL]” creates an active link in the post.
Disable this menu Disables this submenu so that it will not be displayed in the context menu. In order to display again this menu use BBCodeXtra Settings.
BBCodeXtra settings Dialog window (GUI) to manage BBCodextra’s preferences (menus’ visibility, custom tags).

Clipboard Submenu

Paste clipboard content and apply selected tags.

Quote “[Quote]text[/Quote]” Inserts a quoted part using the text available in the clipboard.
Code “[Code]sample of code[Code]” Inserts a quoted part using the text available in the clipboard. This command can be used to insert, for example, HTML code in your posts.
List “[List][*]item[/List]” creates a list using the text available in the clipboard. Each item will be identified by a graphical point.
Ordered List “[List=1][*]item[/List]” creates an ordered list using the text available in the clipboard. Each item will be identified by a progressive number.
Alphabetical List “[List=a][*]item[/List]” creates an ordered list using the text available in the clipboard. Each item will be identified by a letter.
Image “[Img]image address[/Img]” see command in BASE MENU; the image address must be already available in the clipboard.
Make selection URL “[url=clipboard]selected text[/url]” selected text will be transformed in a link to the URL already available in the clipboard.
URL “[URL]web address[/URL]” creates a link using web address already available in the clipboard.
URL with name “[URL=”web address”]name[/URL]” creates a link using the URL already available in the clipboard. With this command you will be asked for the link name.
Disable this menu Disables this submenu so that it will not be displayed in the context menu. In order to display again this menu use BBCodeXtra Settings.
BBCodeXtra settings Dialog window (GUI) to manage BBCodextra’s preferences (menus’ visibility, custom tags).

Options Submenu

This menu contains less used options applicable to selected text.

Quote See command in CLIPBOARD MENU. This command creates a quote using the selected text.
Code See command in CLIPBOARD MENU. This command creates a code block using the selected text.
List See command in CLIPBOARD MENU. This command creates a list using the selected text.
Ordered list See command in CLIPBOARD MENU. This command creates an ordered list using the selected text.
Alphabetical list See command in CLIPBOARD MENU. This command creates an alphabetical using the selected text.
Font color “[color=font-color]selected text[/color]” Changes color of the selected text (color will be selected from a Color Picker)
Font size “[size=font-size]selected text[/size]” Changes font size. Font size must be inserted as a number (ex. 9, 12, etc.).
URL with name See command in CLIPBOARD MENU. This command applies URL tags ([URL=”web address”]link name[/URL]) to the selected text (selected text will be something like “http://…”).
URL Wizard Particular function that simplifies the process of adding a link in your posts. You will be asked for two elements:

  • name of the link
  • URL of the link

After that, a link with URL and NAME will be created.

Disable this menu Disables this submenu so that it will not be displayed in the context menu. In order to display again this menu use BBCodeXtra Settings.
BBCodeXtra settings Dialog window (GUI) to manage BBCodextra’s preferences (menus’ visibility, custom tags).

VBullettin menu

This submenu adds some commands specific to VBulletin forums (ver 3.0)

Thread “[thread]thread number[/thread]” Creates a link directly to a specific thread using its number.
Post “[post]post number[post]” Creates a link directly to a specific post using its number.
Align left “[left]selected text[/left]” Aligns to the left the selected text.
Align right “[right]selected text[/right]” Aligns to the right the selected text.
Center “[centerselected text[/center]” Aligns to the center the selected text.
Indent “[indent]selected text[/indent]” Indents the selected text.
Highlight “[highlight]selected text[/highlight]” Highlights the selected text.
Disable this menu Disablesthis submenu so that it will not be displayed in the context menu. In order to display again this menu use BBCodeXtra Settings.
BBCodeXtra settings Dialog window (GUI) to manage BBCodextra’s preferences (menus’ visibility, custom tags).

HTML/XHTML Menu

HTML/XHTML commands, where available, produce the same results of the corresponding BBCode commands using HTML/XHTML tags.
These are commands available only in Html/Xhtml menus.

Striked Transforms selected text in striked text.

Custom Tags

Display, if available, a list of Custom Tags created by the user. See the page Custom Tags Management for more information.