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If I hit the quote button by a certain post, I can then quote that person, but I can't go back and quote anyone else in that same post. I have seen others do it, bit I can not figure it out.

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Hi, you use the quote button in the edit box. I think you have to go advance if your using quick reply.
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Hi, you use the quote button in the edit box. I think you have to go advance if your using quick reply.
Just testing this. Ignore me.
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Hi, you use the quote button in the edit box. I think you have to go advance if your using quick reply.
OK let me try this.

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Did it work?

ETAk I tried that & it gave me 2 different posts. how do I get it onto one post?

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Did it work?

ETAk I tried that & it gave me 2 different posts. how do I get it onto one post?
Trying this too, I've always wondered.

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I did something wrong.

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Here's what I do, I hit "quote" for the first person. For the next person, I just type in [ QUOTE = whatever his/her name is ] and then cut and paste their words and follow it with [ / QUOTE ] (leave out the spaces).
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That's what I do but I was hoping there was an easier way. Maybe there isn't!

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Here's what I do, I hit "quote" for the first person. For the next person, I just type in [ QUOTE = whatever his/her name is ] and then cut and paste their words and follow it with [ / QUOTE ] (leave out the spaces).

how do you cut & paste?

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Heck, I'm even lazier than typiung out the "quote" I copy paste and click the quote box in the post. Or I go back and edit my post if I see osmething later or have already posted to get more than one quote in

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If I hit the quote button by a certain post, I can then quote that person, but I can't go back and quote anyone else in that same post. I have seen others do it, bit I can not figure it out.

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You have to hit post reply. Then you select your quote, right click, and selcet copy. Then up top there is a quote bubble in your toolbar. Click that. It'll pop up the word quote twice with your cursor between the two. Paste there.

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how do you cut & paste?
Right click on the phrase you want.

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Hehehe we posted at the same time!

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I copy by highlighting the text I want to copy and hit "Ctrl C" (control and C at the same time) and then put my cursor where I want to paste the text and hit "Ctrl V."
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I copy by highlighting the text I want to copy and hit "Ctrl C" (control and C at the same time) and then put my cursor where I want to paste the text and hit "Ctrl V."
practice!
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Here's what I do, I hit "quote" for the first person. For the next person, I just type in [ QUOTE = whatever his/her name is ] and then cut and paste their words and follow it with [ / QUOTE ] (leave out the spaces).
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See:
Quote:
Originally Posted by skipandgonaked
blah blah blah blah blah blah blah
You can make names up even:
Quote:
Originally Posted by zippitydodah
yadda yadda yadda
Quote:
Originally Posted by stevezissou
I'm right on the edge. I don't know what comes next.

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You have to hit post reply. Then you select your quote, right click, and selcet copy. Then up top there is a quote bubble in your toolbar. Click that. It'll pop up the word quote twice with your cursor between the two. Paste there.

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I copy by highlighting the text I want to copy and hit "Ctrl C" (control and C at the same time) and then put my cursor where I want to paste the text and hit "Ctrl V."
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awesome, thanks!
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OK, I'm gonna try this. It's something I've wondered about. Here goes.

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how do you cut & paste?

I was about to say it delights me there are less computer-savvy people out there than I am, but maybe I should think twice before I speak (write) - since I still have not gotten this right.

I do know how to go into one person's post and quote it - beyond that, my friends, I am afraid I am clueless.

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If I hit the quote button by a certain post, I can then quote that person, but I can't go back and quote anyone else in that same post. I have seen others do it, bit I can not figure it out.

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You have to hit post reply. Then you select your quote, right click, and selcet copy. Then up top there is a quote bubble in your toolbar. Click that. It'll pop up the word quote twice with your cursor between the two. Paste there.


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how do you cut & paste?


Right click on the phrase you want.

See?
Ok i might be having a eureka moment

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[HTML]Ok i might be having a eureka moment[/HTML]

Quoting myself just for fun - heh heh.

[CODE][You have to hit post reply. Then you select your quote, right click, and selcet copy. Then up top there is a quote bubble in your toolbar. Click that. It'll pop up the word quote twice with your cursor between the two. Paste there.

/CODE]

I think I got it! Thanks so much! I am as pleased as punch.

Edited to add - - not quite, alas, but I will keep trying.

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You have to hit post reply. Then you select your quote, right click, and selcet copy. Then up top there is a quote bubble in your toolbar. Click that. It'll pop up the word quote twice with your cursor between the two. Paste there.

Right click on the phrase you want.

See?
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Edited to add - - not quite, alas, but I will keep trying.
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Originally Posted by someone else
Quoting myself just for fun - heh heh
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Originally Posted by me, myself and I
How very cool!

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You got it!

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You have to hit post reply. Then you select your quote, right click, and selcet copy. Then up top there is a quote bubble in your toolbar. Click that. It'll pop up the word quote twice with your cursor between the two. Paste there.
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OK, I'm gonna try this.
I'm just trying this out too!
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Originally posted by another person I'm gonna try this
Trying again to add posted by:
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I've been wondering about this too! Now it's my turn:
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I think I got it! Thanks so much! I am as pleased as punch.
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awesome, thanks!
wonderful!

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lovelee, you don't have to type "originally posted by". You just use the tag function: [ QUOTE = annakiss] text of quote [ / QUOTE] (minus spaces)

That's how you get this:
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Originally Posted by annakiss
text of quote

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lovelee, you don't have to type "originally posted by". You just use the tag function: [ QUOTE = annakiss] text of quote [ / QUOTE] (minus spaces)
like this?
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