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dA Guide: Text Formatting
This is just a quick text formatting guide for dA. My goal was to make a simple html guide for easy reference.  Please PAY ATTENTION to where the codes WILL and WILL NOT work!  (Certain codes won't work in comments and deviation descriptions, no matter how hard you try.)  :'D
I provided "working examples," which might make the codes easier to understand because you can see them in action. (Keep in mind that when you type html tags, the effects won't be visible until AFTER you hit "Preview" on your comment, journal, etc. I only made them visible for the purpose of demonstration.) Enjoy!!!

The following codes can be used in
comments, deviation descriptions, journals, and profile page widgets.

This will make bold text.
This will also make bold text.
This will make italicized text.
:iconsweetduke:SweetDuke 17,745 3,285
Map of the Internet 1.0. by JaySimons Map of the Internet 1.0. :iconjaysimons:JaySimons 7,905 2,600 (MMD+Motion DL) Cry Baby Motion Pack by Smol-Hooman (MMD+Motion DL) Cry Baby Motion Pack :iconsmol-hooman:Smol-Hooman 1,607 465
CustomBox+Journal Tips n Tricks-Updated 25-Sep-14
More updates comings soon!!
You may put all your queries here in this blog comments.
Tips & tricks
1. How to align your elements in custombox or journal?
Use the following code:
Content here
You can change the alignment to left, right, center & justify by simply replacing the words as shown below
Content here
2. How do you change the font-size in a custombox?
Use the following code:
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
The result:
Font size = 1
Font size = 2
Font size = 3
Font size = 4
Font size = 5
Font size = 6
Font size = 7
3. How to change your font in a Custombox/Journal?
Use the following tag to change your font in your custombox.
Your text here
Your text here
Your text here
Safe fonts to use
Serif Fonts
Georgia      -----     The quick brown fox
:iconcyphervisor:CypherVisor 15,954 3,119
Combat [ Rainmeter ] by MunaNazzal Combat [ Rainmeter ] :iconmunanazzal:MunaNazzal 170 38
Free World Building Software
--- Free Software ---
Due to the ever-changing nature of web links, the links presented here may break from time to time.  Please leave a comment if you notice a broken link and I'll try to fix it as soon as possible.  This document may change often.  Feel free to suggest additional world building software too!  Thanks for visiting.
--- World Building Software ---
Wilbur (last update: June 2005) ( )
Wilbur is an old program (which is funny if you consider 5 years old.  [Okay, now that it's well over a decade old now, it's not as funny...aging...]  But it is very simple to use to make planets quickly.  It hasn't been updated in a long time, but I checked the website and the program and it seems to work well enough.
Terragen ( )
Terragen is a terrain maker that creates stunning, photo-realist
:iconshaudawn:Shaudawn 184 57
Work Launcher [1.3] by ActiveColors Work Launcher [1.3] :iconactivecolors:ActiveColors 469 284 Spirit [ Rainmeter Skin ] by MunaNazzal Spirit [ Rainmeter Skin ] :iconmunanazzal:MunaNazzal 276 59 Evolution of Link's Sword Wallpaper by BLUEamnesiac Evolution of Link's Sword Wallpaper :iconblueamnesiac:BLUEamnesiac 4,384 508 Map of the Internet 2.0. by JaySimons Map of the Internet 2.0. :iconjaysimons:JaySimons 793 132
Add Links to DeviantArt Texts
Here's what you need:
You have three ways to make a link:
Use DA's Media toolbar (codefree method):
If you're commenting or editing an artist's description, click on the "+Add Media" button on the bottom of the text field that looks like below, to start the Media toolbar:

Click on the following Link button in the Media toolbar on top of the page, highlighted in pink below:

Type in the Full_Website in the URL box, and Shown_Text in the Title box. Press OK when you're done:

It will look like: Shown_Text
OR Type code:

Your template that you type keystroke-by-keystroke is:
<u><b><a href="Full_Website">Shown_Text</a></b></u>
It will look like: Shown_Text
OR, copying-pas
:iconcraftysorceress:craftysorceress 1,195 622
MMD Miku Mall Stage Download by SachiShirakawa MMD Miku Mall Stage Download :iconsachishirakawa:SachiShirakawa 1,853 485 Chain Tutorial by liiga Chain Tutorial :iconliiga:liiga 3,766 140 Kaiba Doodle by Hozure Kaiba Doodle :iconhozure:Hozure 953 67 Bookmarks Plus - Rainmeter Skin by MunaNazzal Bookmarks Plus - Rainmeter Skin :iconmunanazzal:MunaNazzal 68 18
a Guide! [Things that go unnoticed!]
Hi there folks, thank you for coming! The idea behind this guide is to help bring some attention to the WHAT and HOW-TOs on the over looked things! You will also find links to other guides/resources that will help ya out. I'll do my best to share as much as I can so you can have access to it all in one easy-to-remember place! :happybounce: If you have any questions, feel free to ask and I'll do my best to help. If you wish to leave a suggestion to be added to this guide, please leave a reply HERE. If you notice any of my links no longer working/broken, please let me know asap and I'll remove it! Please do NOT ask me for invite codes here as that is not what this guide is for, thank you!

Table of Contents!    

     oo1.) Same pic shows in many galleries
     oo3.) Cha
:icondrache-lehre:Drache-Lehre 108 33
Some People by MumblingIdiot Some People :iconmumblingidiot:MumblingIdiot 15,274 2,151 MMD Maid Cafe Stage Download by SachiShirakawa MMD Maid Cafe Stage Download :iconsachishirakawa:SachiShirakawa 698 114 Pink Kittens Journal Skin by moonfreak Pink Kittens Journal Skin :iconmoonfreak:moonfreak 4,680 1,462 BloomingDays - Rainmeter by MunaNazzal BloomingDays - Rainmeter :iconmunanazzal:MunaNazzal 130 62 Lost [ Rainmeter ] by MunaNazzal Lost [ Rainmeter ] :iconmunanazzal:MunaNazzal 133 26 Creando links + Codigos by noticias Creando links + Codigos :iconnoticias:noticias 1,091 409