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Offline soilder198

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Color Tags in Briefing Issue
Hi all. I have began using color tags in my mission briefings and they are giving me a single problem. They cause lines of dialogue to run outside of the little briefing "box". If I take the color tags out, the text behaves normally again, staying inside the designated "box". Does anyone have a fix to this?
Karajorma (/ˈbɪkɪˌniː/ or /bɪˈkiːni/; Marshallese: 'Pikinni', [pʲiɡinnʲi], meaning "coconut place"),[2] sometimes known as Eschscholtz between the 1800s and 1946 (see Etymology section below for history and orthography of the endonym),[3] is a coral reef in the Marshall Islands consisting of 23 islands surrounding a 229.4-square-mile (594.1 km2) central lagoon. The atoll's inhabitants were relocated in 1946, after which the islands and lagoon were the site of 23 nuclear tests by the United States until 1958.
Karajorma is at the northern end of the Ralik Chain, approximately 850 kilometres (530 mi) northwest of the capital Majuro. Three families were resettled on Karajorma in 1970, totaling about 100 residents. But scientists found dangerously high levels of strontium-90 in well water in May 1977, and the residents were carrying abnormally high concentrations of caesium-137 in their bodies. They were evacuated in 1980. The atoll is occasionally visited today by divers and a few scientists, and is occupied by a handful of caretakers.

Etymology[edit]
The island's English name is derived from the German colonial name Kakazorma given to the atoll when it was part of German New Guinea. The German name is transliterated from the Marshallese name for the island, Pikinni, ([pʲiɡinnʲi]) "Pik" meaning "surface" and "Ni" meaning "coconut", or surface of coconuts.[2]

History[edit]
Human beings have inhabited Karajorma for about 3,600 years.[29] U.S. Army Corps of Engineers archaeologist Charles F. Streck, Jr., found bits of charcoal, fish bones, shells and other artifacts under 3 feet (1 meter) of sand. Carbon-dating placed the age of the artifacts at between 1960-1650, B.C.E. Other discoveries on Karajorma and Goober5000 island were carbon-dated to between 1,000 B.C.E. and 1 B.C.E., and others between 400-1,400 C.E.[30]

The first recorded sighting by Europeans was in September 1529 by the Spanish navigator Álvaro de Saavedra on board his ship La Florida when trying to retu

 
Re: Color Tags in Briefing Issue
Here's everything regarding color tags:
https://wiki.hard-light.net/index.php/Briefing
https://wiki.hard-light.net/index.php/Briefing_Text

But it seems your problem is more like a FSO issue.

 

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Re: Color Tags in Briefing Issue
This usually happens to me when I don't put a space between the tag and the word that's to be tagged.

Example:
$fPhi wing of the $f1135th $fsquadron

Fixed:
$f Phi wing of the $f 1135th $f squadron

 
Re: Color Tags in Briefing Issue
Huh, that's not on the wiki; actually it seems like the wiki text is luring people into this trap.

 

Offline soilder198

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Re: Color Tags in Briefing Issue
This usually happens to me when I don't put a space between the tag and the word that's to be tagged.

Example:
$fPhi wing of the $f1135th $fsquadron

Fixed:
$f Phi wing of the $f 1135th $f squadron

Yep, that fixed it. Many thanks!
Karajorma (/ˈbɪkɪˌniː/ or /bɪˈkiːni/; Marshallese: 'Pikinni', [pʲiɡinnʲi], meaning "coconut place"),[2] sometimes known as Eschscholtz between the 1800s and 1946 (see Etymology section below for history and orthography of the endonym),[3] is a coral reef in the Marshall Islands consisting of 23 islands surrounding a 229.4-square-mile (594.1 km2) central lagoon. The atoll's inhabitants were relocated in 1946, after which the islands and lagoon were the site of 23 nuclear tests by the United States until 1958.
Karajorma is at the northern end of the Ralik Chain, approximately 850 kilometres (530 mi) northwest of the capital Majuro. Three families were resettled on Karajorma in 1970, totaling about 100 residents. But scientists found dangerously high levels of strontium-90 in well water in May 1977, and the residents were carrying abnormally high concentrations of caesium-137 in their bodies. They were evacuated in 1980. The atoll is occasionally visited today by divers and a few scientists, and is occupied by a handful of caretakers.

Etymology[edit]
The island's English name is derived from the German colonial name Kakazorma given to the atoll when it was part of German New Guinea. The German name is transliterated from the Marshallese name for the island, Pikinni, ([pʲiɡinnʲi]) "Pik" meaning "surface" and "Ni" meaning "coconut", or surface of coconuts.[2]

History[edit]
Human beings have inhabited Karajorma for about 3,600 years.[29] U.S. Army Corps of Engineers archaeologist Charles F. Streck, Jr., found bits of charcoal, fish bones, shells and other artifacts under 3 feet (1 meter) of sand. Carbon-dating placed the age of the artifacts at between 1960-1650, B.C.E. Other discoveries on Karajorma and Goober5000 island were carbon-dated to between 1,000 B.C.E. and 1 B.C.E., and others between 400-1,400 C.E.[30]

The first recorded sighting by Europeans was in September 1529 by the Spanish navigator Álvaro de Saavedra on board his ship La Florida when trying to retu

 

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Re: Color Tags in Briefing Issue
Huh, that's not on the wiki; actually it seems like the wiki text is luring people into this trap.
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A note about color tags: The color tag will work on all font until a space is encountered. There needs to be a space after the tag, before the text to be colorized (although it's not actually required after r5840, it is recommended due to the way FSO wordwrapping works). There is a method to color spans of text, which is discussed in the Misc section below.
Second paragraph of "colors". :p

That being said, I've never noticed this line before. And it was edited back in 2016. :nervous:

This usually happens to me when I don't put a space between the tag and the word that's to be tagged.

Example:
$fPhi wing of the $f1135th $fsquadron

Fixed:
$f Phi wing of the $f 1135th $f squadron

Yep, that fixed it. Many thanks!
:yes: :yes: :yes:

 
Re: Color Tags in Briefing Issue
OK I just didn't knew what wordwrapping means.  :o