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  1. riczaj01

    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka DBS Writer

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    I've seen a few people able to post stats or #'s or lists in excel or w/gridlines or something, and I'm not able to, is there a secret to this? Do I have to be a paying member?

    Remember I'm pretty near computer ignorant, so keep it simple...ie dumbi t down...if I can post like this.
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    Bearstuff Yes, in the woods. Staff Member SuperFan

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    I think what allows people to do that is to save the data as an image (pic) and then post. Not sure....
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    Do you have an example?

    I am going to guess that people are simple copy/pasting something from another web page? Usually this site will keep that format.
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    Bearstuff Yes, in the woods. Staff Member SuperFan

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    Actually, any time you are copying any "table" the formatting doesn't stay once pasted, leaving all info jumbled together.
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    Hmm. I just tried it and you are correct. Maybe I'm thinking of vbulletin? I know it used to be able to keep the formatting.

    I'll look into it.
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    vBull kept the formatting. Xenforo tosses the format and prefers to use it's own "jumblemessafuck" when pasting a table.
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    That sounds technical.. lol
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    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka DBS Writer

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    what the hell is vbull?
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    vbulletin... The site that existed before we lost all the data (from upgrading to vbulletin version 5).

    I love xenforo, and I think it's feel is nicer, cleaner.
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    Bearstuff Yes, in the woods. Staff Member SuperFan

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    vbull is the software we used to run on
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    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka DBS Writer

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    so how is it that some people can keep the formatting and some cannot; talking about xeno(new site)
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    Just tables is the issue.

    Most of the formatting stays.

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    There is a free software you can get from the net called Greenshot. That is what I use, It takes a bmp (picture) of the information you highlight and allows you to paste it maintaining the look of an excel file. I recommend getting the free download if you have never tried it. Its like a selective screen shot and if you can paste it direct or open it in an image editor where you can highlight information.

    The excel data and OTC data I have posted over time is all using Greenshot.
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    I was able to post this using Greenshot.. I hit PrintScreen, copy to clipboard... The right clicked, paste...


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    I tried same thing and below is what I get

    Please use Ctrl+C/Cmd+V keyboard shortcuts to paste contents vice Right Click ->Paste. This has to do with how the browser adds the cached text into DaBears.
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    I'm using IE 11 on Windows 8.1...

    what are you using?
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    BSBEARS Pro-Bowler

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    Google chrome but just loaded firefox to see if it works better.
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    I can try FF.

    Sorry I'm a fan of IE. :D Don't like Google or Apple.

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    Ski-Whiz George Halas Staff Member

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    Looks like Chrome doesn't work. It works 100% with IE11. With FF you have to CTRL-V when using Greenshot..

    This is posted using FF. So as you can see, it pasted fine.. Sorry. I just don't like Google, and their business practices. I have no idea what Chrome is doing wrong.


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    Uploaded IE11, it is working upload_2014-5-7_18-9-59.png

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