Welcome to Canis Major

a wolf and animal rpg (role-playing game)

Canis is a writing community for play-by-post (forum-based), freeform roleplay set in a fictional dream world in the intrusion fantasy genre. Most characters on Canis are wolves; many play elements are focused around wolves and canids, but the world makes room for a large variety of other animal characters such as dogs, horses, cats, bears, deer, and many, many more.

Our community is focused on flexibility, creativity, and collaboration. That boils down to a few important features:

  • There is no set activity requirement to write, though the game also rewards high activity
  • The setting and plot are member-created and staff-supported
  • Writing is collaborative, and so is our supportive community
  • The game is continuously improved to increase fun and decrease stress

Learn more in our Guidebook!

MyCode Reference

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03-03-2021, 07:56 AM (This post was last modified: 09-18-2022, 08:36 PM by zina. Edited 42 times in total.)
This is a list of custom MyCodes that work on the forum.

Shorthands
“Quotes used for speech”
Copy[q]Quotes used for speech[/q]
“Quotes used for speech”
Copy[q=#FF0000]Quotes used for speech[/q]
Copy[p=3]Link to a profile[/p]
Copy[t=250]Link to a thread[/t]
— By Zina Wow Cool Attribution
Copy[attr]By Zina Wow Cool Attribution[/attr]
— can be — used — to — do— pauses
Copy[mdash]
middots · are · cool · bro
Copy[middot]

Formatting
 Indenting is neat.
It can give your post natural,
 or unnatural,
breaks.
Copy[indent]Indenting is neat.
It can give your post natural,
[indent]or unnatural,
breaks.
Aligns text either left, right, or center.
Copy[align=right]Aligns text either left, right, or center.[/align]
Small text is smol.
Copy[small]Small text is smol.[/small]
Large text is lorg
Copy[large]Large text is lorg[/large]
Specific sizing
The size tag uses rem units rather than points or pixels. The standard font size on Canis is 16px. Rems are a multiplier of the standard font size. You can read more about them here, or you can remember that 2rems on Canis is 16 pixels * 2, or 32 pixels.
Limits: Minimum 0.85, maximum 10.

ex. Slightly big text
Copy[size=1.2]Slightly big text[/size]
Fonts
There is no such thing as a standard web font. Fonts will display differently depending on the system, browser, and even monitor. You can find a list of "safe" fonts for use with web here, but keep in mind that fonts will only display if users have them installed on their system.
ex. Look I am in Times New Roman!
Copy[font=Times]Look I am in Times New Roman![/font]
This is small caps. It can't be used with the small tag
Copy[smallcaps]This is small caps. It can't be used with the small tag[/smallcaps]
Blockquotes are useful for really long quoted pieces of text, such as songs or even snippets of other posts!
Copy[blockquote]Blockquotes are useful for really long quoted pieces of text, such as songs or even snippets of other posts![/blockquote]
[Image: 100]Word Wrapping Images
You can use wrap left or right to word wrap images or boxes.
Copy[wrap left][img]https://placekitten.com/100/100[/img][b]Word Wrapping Images[/b]
You can use wrap [b]left[/b] or [b]right[/b] to word wrap images or boxes.[/wrap]


Page Components
Narrow
Make your text in a fancy narrow box. You can specify a width optionally - default is 500px. Cannot be less than 400px
Copy[narrow width=400]Make your text in a fancy narrow box. You can specify a width optionally - default is 500px.[/narrow]
Out of Character Box
This is me saying things out of character!

Copy[ooc]This is me saying things out of character![/ooc]
Note Box

This is me putting a note on a post!
Copy[note]This is me saying things out of character![/note]
hr
Creates a horizontal line. Usually defines an important thematic break in text.

Copy[hr]
Also takes a width optionally:

Copy[hr width=200]
Headings
Headings create title text in multiple levels, from number 1 to 6. Headings of sizes 3 and 4 have been used in this very post!
Copy[h3]This h3 tag is likely the largest tag you should use.[/h3]
Images
Standard MyBB supports the [img]URL[/img] tag. We also support the following with the special [image]URL[/image] tag:
  • width: constrains the width
  • align: aligns the image to left, right, or center
  • circle: creates a rounded image
Copy[image width=200]https://placebear.com/640/360[/image]

Copy[image circle]https://placebear.com/640/360[/image]

Copy[image align=right]https://placebear.com/100/100[/image]

You can also force images to be perfect circles:

Perfect Circle
Copy[image perfect-circle]https://loremflickr.com/300/400[/image]
Perfect Circle with constrained width
Copy[image perfect-circle width=200]https://loremflickr.com/300/400[/image]

Box
Wow a box
The header is optional! Boxes are not available in IC forums.
Copy[box header="Wow a box"]The header is optional![/box]
Row/Column
By using [row] and [col=#] tags, you can achieve more complex layouts. Each row is split into 12 units, and each column can be between 1 and 12 units. Thus, for an even two column layout:
Whoa
Another box!
Copy[row][col=6][box]Whoa[/box][/col][col=6][box]Another box![/box][/col][/row]
The columns can be any combination as long as they add up to twelve.
beep
boop
bop
Copy[row][col=2][box]beep[/box][/col][col=3][box]boop[/box][/col][col=7][box]bop[/box][/col][/row]
And, if you wrap them in table tags, you can get lines between each row:
One row
Two row
Three rows!
Copy[table][row][col=12]One row[/col][/row]
[row][col=12]Two row[/col][/row]
[row][col=12]Three rows![/col][/row][/table]
and with borders:
One row
Two row
Three rows!
Copy[table border][row][col=12]One row[/col][/row]
[row][col=12]Two row[/col][/row]
[row][col=12]Three rows![/col][/row][/table]

Extra functionality
Hoverable Text
Often used for characters who speak different languages.
Click me to show!
Copy[hover=Some hidden text :O]Click me to show![/hover]
FontAwesome Icons
We use font awesome icons like this one:
Visit the Font Awesome Icons page for a list of every icon.
Copy[icon=bed]
Text Fades
Wow a text fade!
This one goes to the left!
Copy[fade from=#ff0000 to=orange]Wow a text fade![/fade]
[fade from=magenta to=purple dir=left]This one goes to the left![/fade]
Progress Bars
progress
Copy[progress value=10 max=40]progress[/progress]
Colour Swatch
Color swatches will automatically adjust their background when they aren't readable with the current color scheme. You can force dark color swatches to display with the -dark suffix.
red
#44fe98
orange
Copy[swatch=red][swatch=#44fe98][swatch-dark=orange]
Badges
Shows a badge with an optional context colour.
Plain Secondary Info Warning Danger Success
Copy[badge]Plain[/badge] [badge secondary]Secondary[/badge] [badge info]Info[/badge] [badge warning]Warning[/badge] [badge danger]Danger[/badge] [badge success]Success[/badge]
Collapse Button
Shows content when clicked

And all will be revealed
Copy[collapse text="Click me!"]And all will be revealed[/collapse]


Vertical Alignment within Columns
You can vertically align items within columns or a post itself with this.
Options:
  • center
  • start
  • end
I'm in the middle of the row!
Copy[row][col=6]Left column[col=6][valign=center][box]I'm in the middle of the row![/box][/valign][/col][/row]

Spotify

Copy[spotify]https://open.spotify.com/album/4RuzGKLG99XctuBMBkFFOC[/spotify]
Youtube
To embed youtube videos, you will need the embed URL. Visit Google Support for more details.

Copy[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PL21-a4V5mwwuPOf1rbK4VLm_g4w_5ALXP[/youtube]

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03-19-2021, 02:24 AM (This post was last modified: 04-29-2021, 03:12 AM by Gina. Edited 7 times in total.)
This is a list of custom shortcodes made for easy mobile use that work on the forum.

Shortcodes
“Quotes used for speech”
Copy::Quotes used for speech::
bold text
Copy**bold text**
italicize text
Copy!!italicize text!!
LEFT Align text
Copy~~LEFT Align text~~
CENTER Align text
Copy##CENTER Align text##
RIGHT Align text
Copy++RIGHT Align text++
JUSTIFY text
Copy^^JUSTIFY text^^

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