CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

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CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by Silurus » Tue Oct 28, 2008 1:01 am

Please check your spelling when using the clog tags in your posting. It lessens the work I have to do correcting errant links in posts.
It would not kill you to preview the post before hitting the submit button.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by Jools » Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:16 am

I second this, strongly, I get an email everytime one of these things doesn't work and so if one of the mods doesn't fix it, I end up with it.

As Silurus says, PLEASE CHECK IT using the preview function before final posting.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by racoll » Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:33 pm

Copy/pasting direct from the cat-elog page is the easiest way to avoid this if one is unsure of the spelling. :D

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by Marc van Arc » Sun Jan 11, 2009 9:05 pm

racoll wrote:Copy/pasting direct from the cat-elog page is the easiest way to avoid this if one is unsure of the spelling. :D
This doesn't work with sp/cf/aff species, but someone explained not too long ago (Mats, Jools?).
What was the trick again?

PS: Don't worry, I'll write it down this time.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by Dave Rinaldo » Sun Jan 11, 2009 10:44 pm

Copy and pasted from the Loricariidae
page in the Cat-eLog, and then adding the clog tags.

Ancistrini sp. (L127)

Copy and pasted from the species info page.

Ancistrini sp(l127)

You need to remove "." and "space" from the first example.
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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by bslindgren » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:21 am

If you preview before posting, and place the cursor on your clog name in the preview, you'll immediately know if there is an error.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by Marc van Arc » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:52 am

Copy and pasted from the species info page

Ageneiosus magoi

Thanks Dave, great tip. Will save me some time.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by Jools » Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:53 am

If you are trying to type these rather than copy and paste them from the species page. Remember the following format:

genus+space+species identifier that will NEVER have a space in it, if it appears so, it will actually be an underscore

for example

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Ancistrus sp(l100)
Ageneiosus sp`llanos`
Ancistris sp`rio_ucayali`
As had been pointed out, use of preview will tell you if you've got it right 100% of the time.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by TwoTankAmin » Tue Jan 06, 2015 5:18 pm

Please excuse the ignorance of an old man here, but what is a Clog Tag? I had little luck Googling it.
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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by KungFish » Tue Jan 06, 2015 5:23 pm

It is what you use to make a normal catfish name, turn into a name that links to the catalog page.

You type [clog]Corydoras acrensis[/clog], using any species name that is in the database, with BBcode enabled. I had to disable it or else it would turn into a link.

You can copy+paste them from the bottom of any species's page.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by Jools » Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:30 pm

It's specific to ARN so google might not help; its something I invented for Planet but expanded to include AR so that if you type (or use the BBcode buttons for the following:

Code: Select all

[clog]Peckoltia compta[/clog]

[clog]L273[/clog] is not in [clog]bagridae[/clog].

[clog]Guppy[/clog], [clog]Goldfish[/clog] or [clog]Banjo Catfish[/clog].
it will show as (with a handy pic if you hover and link to that species profile)

Peckoltia compta

L273 is not in bagridae.

Guppy, Goldfish or Banjo Catfish.

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Re: CHECK YOUR SPELLING BEFORE USING CLOG TAGS

Post by TwoTankAmin » Tue Jan 06, 2015 8:42 pm

TY. Now I get it even if I don't use it myself.
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