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Old February 5, 2017, 01:47 AM   #1
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Quote or reply a post.

Would it be possible to do this? Often I see a post and would like to quote it to answer questions the OP asked.
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Old February 5, 2017, 10:22 AM   #2
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Read this short thread: How do I quote from a post?

Pay particular attention to post #4. Want to learn more? Read post #10 from that thread.
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Old February 5, 2017, 03:22 PM   #3
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Thanks. Now I need to figure out how to cut and paste from my phone
Is there a reason the quote function was disabled?
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Old February 5, 2017, 04:10 PM   #4
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You, yourself, have given the reason over at THR why the quote button was removed here at TFL:
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Originally Posted by jim in Anchorage at THR
Someone would post like 10 pictures and now everyone wants to quote it, making me scroll though the same pictures over and over.
Folks were quoting long posts and adding a "Me too." to it. One would think that after quoting a long post, they would edit the quote to include only the text they wanted to use, but that just doesn't happen.

Making the quote process a little more difficult than just pressing a button makes the forum threads a great deal cleaner without all the redundant text.

I do agree with you over there that the Xenforo system of using a contracted quote from a previous post is far better than the full quote system vBulletin uses.
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Old February 5, 2017, 04:58 PM   #5
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