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Old 03-24-2019, 12:07 AM
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Default Reducing quote text.

I notice this on many forums and am only doing this for those that may not know how it works.

When you see something in someoneís post that you wish to quote - maybe itís just a sentence thatís part of a much larger post - you donít have to quote the whole post. When you click quote, youíll see it above the area where you are about to type. On the website, just click anywhere in the text, and delete what you donít want. Just make sure you leave everything in the [quote...] and [/quote...] at the beginning and end of the quote intact!

If Iím quoting a portion of a post, I usually add ď...Ē at the beginning and end of it to indicate more was said.

In Tapatalk, you actually have to click ďeditĒ before you can directly edit the post.

Iím no expert and just want to help those that would like to know. Thereís always some that new help with posting images - on ALL forums - so Im putting this out there.




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Old 03-24-2019, 12:11 AM
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Originally Posted by k2gleaner View post
I notice this on many forums and am only doing this for those that may not know how it works.
Good point! Thanks for sharing!

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Old 03-24-2019, 12:14 AM
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On another forum I visit that has nothing to do with metal detecting you can highlight the portion of a post you want to reply to and when you click "quote" it only copies that portion to your reply. Way better.

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Thanks for posting this. Ive wanted to many times when reading theads with huge post being quoted.
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Old 03-24-2019, 10:33 AM
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I admit I struggle reading a long post, I just loose interest, especially when the sentence structure is poor or paragraphs are not used.

It gets worse when it is quoted I its entirety. Lol

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Originally Posted by ToySoldier View post
...another forum I visit...it only copies that portion to your reply...
I've seen that. Pretty cool.
(I think I overdid it this time in condensing your post. Ha ha)

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