Any number of ways you can do it. You can have the user enter in valid HTML and just display it as such. Or you can use a markup language like most BB.
Something like [b] for bold, [color=red] text [/color] to change colors, etc. PHP then looks through the post and replaces those tags with the HTML equivalent. ---John Holmes... > -----Original Message----- > From: Anthony Ritter [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Saturday, May 25, 2002 8:39 PM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: [PHP] bulletin board question... > > To all, > On a bulletin board (non-usenet) within a website, is it possible to > change > the color or size of the type - or add a link from a word that the user > has > posted? > > For example, John Doe posts: > > "Man, it's hot out here today!" > > Where John changes the default font color - which is black - of the word > "hot" - *to red* - and then links "today" with a URL to another site like > weather.com > > If so, how would this be accomplished? > Any thoughts? > > Thank you. > Tony Ritter > > > > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php