Here is a place to put in mostly harmless E2 hacks and tricks.
(update #2: this doesn't matter anymore, since HTML entities are allowed in the chatterbox now)
Want to put less-than < and greater-than > signs into chatterbox? Surround the < signs with a tag. For example, to show:
Don't overuse the <pre> tag.
Don't [overuse] the <hello><<goodbye>pre> tag.
To enter [
brackets) without forming a link
, use [
, you can
just type ]
, but using ]
makes it easier to find links that aren't closed properly)
To show ] in the chatterbox
, just type it normally; to show [ there, type this: [
which will yield: [
Link to the front page by making a link with a blank destination, like this
. For example, the previous link was formed by [|this]
: using the Ignore Exact
checkbox with the search box now makes this trick not needed) If you want to search for a word that is part of a phrase, but that word has already been noded, then simply search for that word plus some long random letters. For example, a search for N-Wing wouldn't show any nodes that have N-Wing in the title. However, searching for something like N-Wing fjdslkkfljdskajldksajflkdjsalkfjzsaljfdskaljfsda will display the nodes with N-Wing in the title.