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OK I just now tried changing colors in a post and all I can do is green (008B00 to be exact).

When I click on the color pallet in a post, I don't get a dropdown or anything, it just adds "COLOR=008B00". I can change the color by typing in another color (like blue or red) but is a hassle instead of just picking the color.

It does this in IE8, Chrome and Opera, XP SP3 is the OS. Using BB Code Editor.


Is this normal or is their supposed to be a drop down or color pallet that comes up?
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post #2 of 5

Well known issue; surprised it's not been sorted yet to be honest...

 

Also, this is for the BBCode editor only. So if it's imporant, the RTE is a nice workaround. ;)

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RTE is more of a hassle that the color.

I mean we have been on this for what, almost 3 months now and this is the first time I went to use colored text. Not a big issue, was just wondering if it was something on my computer (I am at work and some plug ins and such are missing for other stuff that I don't have admin privileges for installing).
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post #4 of 5
This is intended behavior at this point in time. The button will drop in a template into which you can substitute your hex color code of choice. A color-picker is on the to-do list, but, is not a high priority.
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Thanks.

Like I said, was not sure if it was a bug just on my end or a known issue.
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