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  1. #1
    My life is this forum thorin's Avatar
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    Jan 2010


    Can someone please tell me what piece of functionality/filtering/whatever is preventing me from posting acronyms in all caps?

    Specifically in:

    Rtfm should have been all caps. (Tried using periods and spaces to delimit with no luck)

    Disregard, I edited the post to be more verbose and it seems to have behaved this time.
    I'm a compulsive post editor, you might wanna wait until my post has been online for 5-10 mins before quoting it as it will likely change.

    I know I seem harsh in some of my replies. SORRY! But if you're doing something illegal or posting something that seems to be obvious BS I'm going to call you on it.

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    Dec 2007


    Pretty simple, there's an option in vBulletin which is by default set to "uncapitalize" words
    that has f.ex. 3 or more big letters in them. An easy way to figure out the setting in this
    case is to write the following test sentences / phrases in capitalized letters.:


    Then I'm going to post it and check which will be changed...

    Strange... I guess it is turned off then xD I just remember there is such a functionality in vBulletin.

    About acronyms, I haven't tested thow it works with that, but it should be the same.
    [quote][I]I realized, that I had fallen down from the top of the mountain into a deep, terrifying and dark hole, just to find out that another mountain in front of me, much greater than the previous, was the next step in life. I began to wander uphill on the next mountain of life while I knew it would be much harder than the previous mountain. [/I]- MaXe[/quote]

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