|David Kenyon 2||31/12/2018 11:48:19|
|190 forum posts|
I keep getting a message saying my posts have too many characters and I should split into two posts. What puzzles me is I see other posts from members with far more characters than I have been allowed. Is this because I am a new member?
|4415 forum posts|
Probably not because you're a new member. I sometimes get the message because photographs count as 'characters' as well as text.
I notice some of your posts link pictures hosted on i.imgur.com This method may consume more characters than hosting the same photo in a forum album. (Or the forum editor thinks it might!)
Another possibility is writing text in a Word Processor and then pasting it into the forum editor. If you use a different font, I think this can transfer a bulky font specification as well as what you typed, creating a giant post most of which is invisible! Formatting also increases the character count.
15535 forum posts
You said that you were copy and pasting the engine posts from another site, probably picking up a load of unwanted stuff from there. Nothing to do with being a new member.
EDIT, Just looked at one of the engine posts and there is indeed a whole load of stuff carried over that is not needed.
Edited By JasonB on 31/12/2018 16:28:15
|David Kenyon 2||31/12/2018 16:38:30|
|190 forum posts|
Ah ok , thanks
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|larry phelan 1||01/01/2019 12:58:41|
|436 forum posts|
Or summa like that !!
|Jon Lawes||01/01/2019 13:00:23|
308 forum posts
I'm sure this wouldn't apply to your posts, but usually a long post from one person is skipped past unless its really gripped me...
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