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I've tried to figure out how to quote people but it's not working. Is there a post on how to do it?

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Old 12-18-2010, 10:16 PM
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Hi,

I've tried to figure out how to quote people but it's not working. Is there a post on how to do it?

Julia
Hi Julia, I just click on "quote" (reply with quote), then the reply box comes up with the person's quote already there, and that can be shortened by placing your cursor at the point where you want to delete. This helps when you're only addressing part of the original poster's message. You can start your reply after the [/QUOTE].
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:22 PM
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Hi Julia, I just click on "quote" (reply with quote), then the reply box comes up with the person's quote already there, and that can be shortened by placing your cursor at the point where you want to delete. This helps when you're only addressing part of the original poster's message. You can start your reply after the second
This is a practice run. Did it work?

How do you do more than one quote?[/QUOTE]
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Old 12-18-2010, 11:11 PM
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Click on the button below all posts you want to quote, then click .

You can quote any text, when you copy some text from the web for example, just highlight (select with mouse) the text and click the quote button .
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Because I'm always quoting either people or cut and pastes from research I find it's simpler to just use HTML code
[quote ] just slips off my fingers without any thought whatever and closing the quote with [/quote] is dead easy. You just have to avoid spaces. I've included one to make the code visible.

It's the same with URL's for links [url webaddress] + name of source followed by a closing bracket[ /url] You'll need an = after the url and a proper link

After you've been doing it a bit it comes naturally so you don't even look. Which becomes a problem if I don't PREVIEW the post before posting as my fingers tend to put the wrong closing text [quote ] has to be followed by the text to end [/quote] while [url ] has to be followed by the endling link [/url] code.
Although formatting text symbols are at the top of the textbox I tend to just type them anyway as it's faster for my fingers than using the mouse.
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This is a practice run. Did it work?

How do you do more than one quote?
You did fine, I messed up by using the quote symbol in my instruction, it jumped down into your reply.
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OK, now it's time to practice. Thanks so much for helping!!!!

Last edited by mommysunshine; 12-19-2010 at 10:27 AM. Reason: test run for practicing quotes
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Hi Julia, I just click on "quote" (reply with quote), then the reply box comes up with the person's quote already there, and that can be shortened by placing your cursor at the point where you want to delete. This helps when you're only addressing part of the original poster's message. You can start your reply after the second
.testing this quote [/QUOTE]
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Wish I used the computer more to have this quoting thing down.
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on another forum I sometimes go to they have a quote notification, so if someone quotes you you get a note when you sign on or when you even change a thread it will pop up and it takes you to the thread... it says something like, Matrix quoted you about "......" and it gives what he quoted you on, then it says "click here" to go to the thread.. I really like that as it helps to keep the conversation going and you don't forget where you were with someone.

can we do that here?
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Arrow, when someone replies to a thread you have participated in, you will get an email with all information of the new post, it should be more helpful than a short notice "someone quoted you." I'm afraid an additional quote notification will only make things confusing.
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