Writing is an integral part to paperwork and writing books! If you want to write an official department memo, or a good looking book, you're gonna have to know how to write it.
To properly understand this, you need a basic grasp of BBCode or HTML. But don't worry, even if you don't know either, just try copy pasting the examples and replacing the text with your own! Once you're comfortable with that, try experimenting with what works together and how.
Writing is performed on paper using any standard writing utensil.
- Pens come in a few different colours, black or blue by default, and some departments are provided with red pens. Pens have a variety of functions!
- Crayons work much like pens, except that they are always bold, and lack the list, horizontal rule, and small tags.
You can also use the futuristic technology of word processor, found on consoles, tablets and laptops. You can edit and preview result in the program, and print it out when done, or email it.
Many common forms can be filled out using report editor program that provides easy to use fillable forms.
To sign your name, use the [sign] tag. Remember that if you use the [sign] tag, your signature is unique and cannot be forged in most cases.
Your signature: [sign]
NanoTrasen Logo or SolGov Crest
To print the official NanoTrasen logo onto a piece of paper. It makes documents looks official and fancy.
A similar tag allows you to print the SolGov crest.
To insert a field from which you can start writing (instead of just using the bottom of the paper), use the [field] tag.
Reason for Request: [field]
New lines can be created by using the [br] tag. Without this, anything you write will continue on the same line until it reaches the end of the page.
text above [br] text below
To make text bold, enclose it within the [b] and [/b] tags.
[b]This text is going to be bold.[/b] This text is not.
To italicize text, enclose it within the [i] and [/i] tags.
[i]This text is italicized.[/i] This text is not.
To underline text, enclose it within the [u] and [/u] tags.
[u]This text is underlined.[/u] This text is not.
To center text, enclose it with the [center] and [/center] tags.
[center]Type the center tags onto the paper like this![/center]
Create a list by using the [list] and [/list] tags. For every entry in your list, add a [*] in front of your entry. For example;
[list][*]Bullet one.[*]Bullet two.[/list]
Make text larger, enclose it within the [large] and [/large] tags. Large text like this can be used for emphasis or for titles.
[large]This text is much larger[/large] than this text.
To shrink text, enclose it with the [small] and [/small] tags. Shrunken text can be used to fit more information onto your paper.
[small]This text is very small![/small] This text is normal-sized.
To add a horizontal rule, use the [hr] tag.
text above [hr] text below
To make a first level heading, use the [h1] and [/h1] tags.
[h1]insert desired text [br] closing text for heading[/h1]
To make a second level heading, use the [h2] and [/h2] tags.
[h2] insert desired text [br] closing text here[/h2]
To make a third level heading, use the [h3] and [/h3] tags.
[h3]insert desired text[/h3]
To insert the current date of the station, use the [date] tag.
To insert the current station time, use the [time] tag.
Time Of Request: [field][time] [br] Reason for request: [field]
- For sample forms, see Example Paperwork.