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Now Available: Quote Option

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  • doschicosdoschicos 26841 replies270 threads Senior Member
    edited July 2019
    Well, I'm going to have to practice with the quote thing and removing part of it because I just tried and it didn't work for me.

    edited July 2019
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  • sushirittosushiritto 5480 replies21 threads Senior Member
    edited July 2019
    doschicos wrote: »
    Well, I'm going to have to practice with the quote thing and removing part of it because I just tried and it didn't work for me.

    Wow, that's better than having to type quote a couple times with a slash.
    edited July 2019
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  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus 83907 replies744 threads Senior Member
    OHMomof2 wrote: »
    OMG a QUOTE BUTTON!!! Thank you so much! We will have to edit the quote down so we don't quote whole posts, but this is a HUGE help!!

    Here is the markup that the quote button gives:

    [quote="OHMomof2;c-22344514"]OMG a QUOTE BUTTON!!! Thank you so much! We will have to edit the quote down so we don't quote whole posts, but this is a HUGE help!![/quote]

    Note that this includes a reference pointer to the previous post (the c-22344514 part) that you can click on to get to the previous post.
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  • suzyQ7suzyQ7 4986 replies66 threads Senior Member
    I wanted to give some positive feedback to add some balance to all of the criticism of the new look site. I love the new "quote" functionality. Well done!

    This is great! If only the fonts and magnifying glass came back!
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  • KnowsstuffKnowsstuff 7624 replies36 threads Senior Member
    Late to the party but yes a quote button 😉. I also got spam on the old format once in a while. Using the Brave browser, I get none of that, no videos playing or pop up etc.
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  • thumper1thumper1 78507 replies3537 threads Senior Member
    The quote button would be much better if there was also a save draft button. I sometimes quote multiple things...and sometimes from multiple threads. I haven’t figured out how to efficiently do this without that save draft button.

    Frankly, I think a quote function isn’t a high priority...and I find it amusing that this was added but other things haven’t been addressed...

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  • KnowsstuffKnowsstuff 7624 replies36 threads Senior Member
    thumper1 wrote: »

    Frankly, I think a quote function isn’t a high priority...and I find it amusing that this was added but other things haven’t been addressed...
    I think they are fixing things that they can. If putting a quote button is something that was very easy and fast to do its showing everyone that they are making some progress. But maybe I am doing something wrong with it. I thought I could just highlight and hit the quote button to take this section and put in quotes. But it quotes the whole passage and then I deleted what I didn't want. If someone has a better way let me know what I am doing wrong. Thx.
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  • skieuropeskieurope 41090 replies7735 threads Super Moderator
    Knowsstuff wrote: »
    I thought I could just highlight and hit the quote button to take this section and put in quotes. But it quotes the whole passage and then I deleted what I didn't want. If someone has a better way let me know what I am doing wrong. Thx.
    I believe you are correct; if there's another way to select text, I have not found it.

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  • lkg4answerslkg4answers 2261 replies246 threads Senior Member
    CC Admin wrote: »
    This discussion was created from comments split from: Forum Relaunch Feedback: Status Update.

    Thank you! :+1:
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  • KnowsstuffKnowsstuff 7624 replies36 threads Senior Member
    edited July 2019
    @skieurope. Still a backwards way of doing it but somewhat functional for me. You would think you would just highlight what you wanted quoted and hit the quote button. It's why programmers are usually not end users.. Agh...
    edited July 2019
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  • ProfessorPlum168ProfessorPlum168 4184 replies92 threads Senior Member
    Actually I would have preferred the old way of not having a quote button and force users to use HTML to actually quote things. What probably will happen is if everyone starts using the quote button, the post will become the size of 15 posts. I hope there’s a limit of the previous post when it comes to quoting.
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  • skieuropeskieurope 41090 replies7735 threads Super Moderator
    I hope there’s a limit of the previous post when it comes to quoting.
    Nope

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  • RandyErikaRandyErika 475 replies5 threads Member
    Isn’t there a saying about not being able to please everyone? Oh yeah - You can’t please everyone.
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  • ProfessorPlum168ProfessorPlum168 4184 replies92 threads Senior Member
    skieurope wrote: »
    I hope there’s a limit of the previous post when it comes to quoting.
    Nope

    Just checking if you were lying or not :)
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  • ProfessorPlum168ProfessorPlum168 4184 replies92 threads Senior Member
    skieurope wrote: »
    I hope there’s a limit of the previous post when it comes to quoting.
    Nope

    Just checking if you were lying or not :)

    One more check
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  • ProfessorPlum168ProfessorPlum168 4184 replies92 threads Senior Member
    Ok so I’m very satisfied....looks like all the previous ones except for the current one is initially hidden, which is fantastic!
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  • jym626jym626 57822 replies3031 threads Senior Member
    is there a way to select only a portion of a post to quote? Having to manually delete is arduous and on my ipad, trying to highlight/select a portion isn't working.
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  • vonlostvonlost 19289 replies15863 threads Super Moderator
    jym626 wrote: »
    trying to highlight/select a portion isn't working.
    On my iPad just now, after tapping Quote, I had no trouble selecting and deleting the beginning of your text. Have you tried that?
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  • KnowsstuffKnowsstuff 7624 replies36 threads Senior Member
    Not yet. I asked this upstream.
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