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Trying again. Edit, try again.

Ok, I had the html code wrong It is "<"lj-cut">" your post "<"/lj-cut">" without the quotation marks.

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labrys6
Jan. 11th, 2009 10:05 pm (UTC)
Let me go try that. It is pretty much like I tried before...I had the lj-cuttext="read more" in the little triangles, and it wasn't working as it once did. Frakking Live Jumble.
pjvj
Jan. 11th, 2009 10:19 pm (UTC)
In your other reply to me though you had the word "text" squished up against lj-cut. >>>lj-cuttext="read more"<<<

You can do the text if you choose, but it is coded differently. If you just do the code listed above LJ puts in the words "read more" as a default.
labrys6
Jan. 11th, 2009 10:45 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I wrote 'text' separate this time. But oddly, when I was first instructed to do it, the text was all one with 'cut'. ::::rolls eyes::::
Who the hell knows, lj is so strange sometimes.
pjvj
Jan. 11th, 2009 11:15 pm (UTC)
Oh. Um, well ... I never did it with text touching. I always screwed up the hyphen, put it in lj user and not in lj-cut, post, the cuss. Now I use the rich text editor when possible.
elfwreck
Jan. 12th, 2009 06:19 am (UTC)
The mnemonic I learned was to think of the hyphen as a little knife-stroke, cutting across the words lj-cut.

lj user: no hyphen.
lj-cut: "cut" in between the words.
pjvj
Jan. 12th, 2009 01:00 pm (UTC)
Now *that* makes sense. It seemed just wrong to have a hyphen in one and not the other, an LJ torture device. ;-)
labrys6
Jan. 11th, 2009 10:08 pm (UTC)
It worked, I wonder if it was a temporary glitch, because looking in my little book of tricks, it is just what I had written. But for about three weeks, it wouldn't work at all. Fricking Live Jumble-Jungle.
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