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Quoting a post

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Rick Martin, Aug 26, 2001.

  1. How the heck do you guys quote a previous post?
    If I want to respond to a previous post, I go to that post and hit the little Quote icon that looks like a cartoon speach baloon. I usually only want to use part of the previous post and I select and delete the parts I don't want. I add my 2 cents and when I post my reply, the quote is not in bold print with the originators name. What gives wit dis?
  2. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    Dunno. Sounds like yer doin' it right :) .

    Cuttin' & pastin' is fine, just don't delete the [ QUOTE ] [ /QUOTE ] parts.
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    When you click the "quote" baloon a new window opens up. In the bottom left corner there's a link for vB code. It explains how vB code works here.

    Or, what may be a simpler way for some is to use the buttons that are available above the new message window... you have bold, quote and several functions that are now automated. For instance I used the "http://" button to make "vB code" above an active link;)
  4. [QUOTE
    Cuttin' & pastin' is fine, just don't delete the [ QUOTE ] [ /QUOTE ] parts. [/B][/QUOTE]
  5. Ouch! I left in the Quote Quote part and it still did not come up as bold.
  6. If I hit the Quote icon in a previous post and do not edit that post then I get good results.
  7. If I delete part of a previous post....well let's see what happens...
  8. That time it worked.
  9. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    That time too, quoting is fun :D
  10. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    Hey, you just did that to increase your posts.
  11. Great fun! Keep it coming guys... tv is slow tonight.
  12. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
  13. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    Shhhhhhhh Im trying to get to 200.

    I ask the same about that last thing PoT brought up. :D
  14. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    When you are cutting out the part of the quote that you want to use, make sure that you don't accidentally delete the [ B ] at the start of the text. That is is the vB code for bold.
  15. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    I'm doing it watt style. :D

  16. Watt style? Watt dat?
  17. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    Go to the Watt forum.
  18. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001

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