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Moldova's breakaway republic of Transdnestr will seek independence from Moldova, if the Kosovo issue is resolved in favor of Albanian separatists, the Transdnestr parliament speaker said on Wednesday.

Transdnestr, a separatist republic with a large ethnic Russian population, proclaimed its independence from Moldova after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

"We see that a decision is being made under the UN aegis to transform Kosovo from a country with an indefinite status to a country governed by international law. We would like our Transdnestrian state to be recognized as well, if such a decision is made," Yevgeny Shevchuk said.

by vladimir on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 10:13:00 AM EST
And if you need to insert quotes, just follow the instructions here

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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 12:30:48 PM EST
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European Tribune - New User Guide

How do I insert a quote box?

Type the following lines above and below what you want to put in the box:

<div class="blockquote">
(your content here)
</div>

or, alternatively, the more traditional:

<blockquote>
(your content here)
</blockquote>

European Tribune - New User Guide

How do I embed a link?

Type the following text all on one line:

<a href="http://www.eurotrib.com" > The European Tribune</a>

These neat links with quoteboxes was made using the very handy Firefox extension TribExt, which makes it just as easy as ordinary copying and pasting. If you use it, you do not need to learn any html.

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So, are you running Firefox? (If not, you really should get it here) If so, would you consider downloading and installing the new version of TribExt?


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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 01:34:29 PM EST
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I have downloaded Tribext - I think.  How do I know it has installed successfully?  What functionality does it give me, and how do I access it?  I have manually used blockquotes and embedded links by copying the code from the new user guide - a slightly ponderous process.  Be nice if you could just copy & paste formatted and embedded text from MS Word

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 04:39:32 PM EST
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The main function - that is the function I use the most - is if you mark a set of text in Firefox and rightclick you get the option "Copy HTML, URL, Title". If you do, when you paste you get this look:

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"We reported back to hearts what we had seen, and told our footsteps all about where we had been."

In MS Word you can (I think, been ages since I used it) save documents as html. If you then open it in a raw text-editor like notepad you get to the html-code which you should (if all the html used is supported here) be able to paste in a comment window and get it more or less as it looked in Word. If I remember correctly Word had a tendency to add lots of unnecessary code, so not the ideal way by far. A graphic html-editor like Dreamweaver is better.

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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 05:20:07 PM EST
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If I remember correctly Word had a tendency to add lots of unnecessary code, so not the ideal way by far. A graphic html-editor like Dreamweaver is better.

And it's not UNICODE-compliant, which creates all kinds of funny issues for users that don't use Internet Exploder.

And please, for the love of Chthulu, do not migrate entirely to a WYSIWYG interface. Typing the code is so much faster than point-and-click.

Oh, and you don't need to access the new user guide: All the permitted html tags and their syntax are available for ease of copying just below the main text window when you edit your comment.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Dec 21st, 2007 at 12:29:30 AM EST
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A swedish kind of death:
The main function - that is the function I use the most - is if you mark a set of text in Firefox and rightclick you get the option "Copy HTML, URL, Title". If you do, when you paste you get this look:

Thanks guys - that function works really well.  Is there much more undocumented functionality out there?  We perhaps need to augment the new users guidelines.

I noticed a "who's online" tick box in the interface settings but can't find anywhere than shows me who is currently online.  Is that a feature reserved for frontpagers?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Dec 21st, 2007 at 08:04:01 AM EST
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