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1/11/2011 1:37:03 PM
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Quote a post when reply

Is there any way to quote a post when replying a thread? If not, it will be very nice to have this feature.

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1/11/2011 1:43:02 PM
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Re: Quote a post when reply

Is there any way to quote a post when replying a thread? If not, it will be very nice to have this feature.

I just copy/paste the text then select it and click the Blockquote item in the toolbar.

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Joe

 

1/11/2011 1:54:11 PM
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I just copy/paste the text then select it and click the Blockquote item in the toolbar.

Best,

Joe

It is not a standard way to do it, but it works. However, it will be nice to implement something for each post, when clicked, it will quote the post author and date time automatically, as most forum applications do.

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1/11/2011 2:01:20 PM
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sorry but that will be difficult to implement so the cost/benefit ratio is high and it is not likely to happen any time soon. Very rarely do I ever want to quote the entire post, copy/paste the fragment I want to quote is very easy so to me the benefit of such a feature is very low.

Maybe when YAF integration is ready you can use YAF though I don't know off the top of my head whether they have that feature or not.

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Joe

1/11/2011 4:02:47 PM
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Re: Quote a post when reply

I was thinking about this the other day as well, but I agree with Joe that there isn't a pressing need for it, at least not yet. The benefit of a "quote" button on forums is best seen in very large generic threads with many participants. There, for clarity of response, you want to see the quote author's name and have an automated link back to the original post, which could be on an entirely different page of the thread. But most of the posts here are very focused on a single topic, with few overall participants, and this is probably the biggest and most active example of a mojoPortal forum right now.

3/26/2011 12:51:37 PM
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Re: Quote a post when reply

Maybe this is ok for this forum but a quote is really useful.

 

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