Trigger warnings: a how to guide

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Re: Trigger warnings: a how to guide

Postby boutet » Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:50 pm

Mod note:

zirness, we don't have a policy on a specific way to handle covered text that includes tw and spoilers. As long as there is clear warning of both the tw and the spoiler it should be fine. Any of your ways here would be acceptable. The first and second seem like the most accessible for ease of reading, but you would not be moderated for using the third.

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Re: Trigger warnings: a how to guide

Postby zirness » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:39 am

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Re: Trigger warnings: a how to guide

Postby Just Liz » Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:28 pm


I'm trying to post something in another forum but I still don't understand how to TW and I don't want to mess up.

I understand when and why. It's the formatting part I'm struggling with. So here's my post for practising purposes.

Today I saw a [tw/fluffly bunny]couple of fluffly bunnies on the road[/tw] Oh my, it was so perfect. Then [tw/ animal violence ]one the silly fluffly bunnies hit the other with a carrot [/tw]. I was so dissapointed, I thought they were little cute animals and never expected this behavior.

Please, let me know if it works.

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Re: Trigger warnings: a how to guide

Postby SorchaRei » Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:50 pm

The syntax you are using is not quite correct. You can see this by looking at your post and seeing that the tw is not covering your examples.

The easiest way to apply tw tags is to type the words you want to cover. Then select them, and while they are selected, click the tw button above the text box. This will apply the tw tags around the text in question. If you look at what this does, then you will see how the tags should be done.

Or you can type it manually. I've done it here, with an added underscore in both tags. If you remove the underscores, then the tags will do the job:

[_tw]Sample text[_/tw]

Removing the underscores results in properly tagged text: Sample text

Hope this helps.
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