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<P ALIGN=CENTER><B>Help on writing text</B></P>
Writing text in Moodle works pretty much the way you would expect, but you also have the ability to include "smilies", "URL addresses" and some HTML tags in your text.
<P><B>Smilies (emoticons)</B></P>
<UL>
<P>To embed these small icons in your text, just type the associated code. These codes themselves are like little pictures if you turn your head to the left when looking at them.</P>
<table border="1">
<tr valign="top">
<td>
<table border="0" align="center" cellpadding="10">
<tr>
<td><img border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/smiley.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>smile</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:-)</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>big grin</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:-D</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/wink.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>wink</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>;-)</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/mixed.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>mixed</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:-/</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/thoughtful.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>thoughtful</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>V-.</FONT></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/tongueout.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>tongue out</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:-P</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/cool.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>cool</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>B-)</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/approve.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>approve</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>^-)</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/wideeyes.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>wide eyes</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>8-)</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/clown.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>clown</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:o)</td>
</tr>
</table>
</td>
<td>
<table border="0" align="center" cellpadding="10">
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/sad.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>sad</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:-(</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/shy.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>shy</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>8-.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/blush.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>blush</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:-I</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/kiss.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>kisses</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>:-X</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/surprise.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>surprise</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>8-o</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/blackeye.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>black eye</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>P-|</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/angry.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>angry</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>8-[</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/dead.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>dead</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>xx-P</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/sleepy.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>sleepy</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>|-.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><img alt border="0" hspace="10" src="pix/s/evil.gif" width="15" height="15"></td>
<td>evil</td>
<td><FONT FACE=Courier>}-]</td>
</tr>
</table>
</table>
</UL>
<P><B>URLs</B></P>
<UL>
<P>Any "word" starting with <B>www.</B> or <B>http://</B> will automatically be turned into a clickable link.
<P>For example: <A HREF="http://www.yahoo.com">www.yahoo.com</A> or <A HREF="http://curtin.edu">http://curtin.edu</A>
</UL>
<P><B>HTML tags</B></P>
<UL>
<P>You can use a limited subset of HTML tags to add emphasis to your texts.
<TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=5 CELLSPACING=5>
<TR><TH>HTML tags<TH>Produces</TR>
<TR><TD>&lt;B> bold &lt;/B> <TD> <B>bold text</B> </TR>
<TR><TD>&lt;I> italic &lt;/I> <TD> <I>italic text</I> </TR>
<TR><TD>&lt;U> underline &lt;/U> <TD> <U>underlined text</U> </TR>
<TR><TD>&lt;FONT SIZE=1> small &lt;/FONT> <TD> <FONT SIZE=1>small</FONT> </TR>
<TR><TD>&lt;FONT SIZE=4> large &lt;/FONT> <TD> <FONT SIZE=4>large</FONT> </TR>
<TR><TD>&lt;FONT COLOR=green> example &lt;/FONT> <TD> <FONT color=green>example</FONT> </TR>
<TR><TD valign=top>&lt;UL>&lt;LI>one &lt;LI>two &lt;/UL> <TD valign=top> <UL><LI>one<LI>two</UL> </TR>
<TR><TD>&lt;HR><TD> <HR> </TR>
</TABLE>
</UL>
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