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Old May 7th 08, 02:10   #1
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Multi-quote feature

Sorry, I glanced through FAQ's and didn't see this subject. And I'm lazy, I figure it's easier to ask here.

How do you multiquote? Sometimes I'd like to quote the post and the person they are quoting in it, as well. I see the button, but click it and nothing appears to happen.

Does anyone feel like walking me through the process? If so, thanks!
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Re: Multi-quote feature

If you want to quote two posts, click "multiquote" on the first, and "quote" on the second. You will then get a reply screen with both quotes, in the order you clicked on them. To do more than two, just click "multiquote" for all but the last. For the last, click "quote."
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Old May 7th 08, 03:01   #3
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Re: Multi-quote feature

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Sorry, I glanced through FAQ's and didn't see this subject. And I'm lazy, I figure it's easier to ask here.

How do you multiquote? Sometimes I'd like to quote the post and the person they are quoting in it, as well. I see the button, but click it and nothing appears to happen.

Does anyone feel like walking me through the process? If so, thanks!
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If you want to quote two posts, click "multiquote" on the first, and "quote" on the second. You will then get a reply screen with both quotes, in the order you clicked on them. To do more than two, just click "multiquote" for all but the last. For the last, click "quote."
Let this post of mine be a demonstration of the Multi Quote feature. When you click on the Multi Quote button, the text color changes to yellow. You click on that button for multiple posts -- here in my example, I clicked on both Multi Quote buttons in hypatia's and Jade Jaguar's respective posts -- and then I clicked the Post Reply button, and it automatically puts in quotes both hypatia's and Jade Jaguar's posts in mine as you can see by looking at this post.
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Old May 7th 08, 03:03   #4
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Re: Multi-quote feature

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If you want to quote two posts, click "multiquote" on the first, and "quote" on the second. You will then get a reply screen with both quotes, in the order you clicked on them. To do more than two, just click "multiquote" for all but the last. For the last, click "quote."
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Let this post of mine be a demonstration of the Multi Quote feature. When you click on the Multi Quote button, the text color changes to yellow. You click on that button for multiple posts -- here in my example, I clicked on both Multi Quote buttons in hypatia's and Jade Jaguar's respective posts -- and then I clicked the Post Reply button, and it automatically puts in quotes both hypatia's and Jade Jaguar's posts in mine as you can see by looking at this post.
Oh, I see.

Thanks!

What a waste of a whole thread, now.
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If you want to quote two posts, click "multiquote" on the first, and "quote" on the second. You will then get a reply screen with both quotes, in the order you clicked on them. To do more than two, just click "multiquote" for all but the last. For the last, click "quote."
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Let this post of mine be a demonstration of the Multi Quote feature. When you click on the Multi Quote button, the text color changes to yellow. You click on that button for multiple posts -- here in my example, I clicked on both Multi Quote buttons in hypatia's and Jade Jaguar's respective posts -- and then I clicked the Post Reply button, and it automatically puts in quotes both hypatia's and Jade Jaguar's posts in mine as you can see by looking at this post.
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Oh, I see.

Thanks!

What a waste of a whole thread, now.

I could have some real fun with this...
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Oh, I see.

Thanks!

What a waste of a whole thread, now.
A thread facilitating the understanding of how to use the board's functions is never a waste!
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Old May 7th 08, 06:06   #7
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Very true, Mr. Klingon.

About all else I'd love to know is: how do you get a quick reminder of the smilie codes? Do you have to leave the page you are on to do it? No second window popping up options for that?
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Re: Multi-quote feature

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Oh, I see.

Thanks!

What a waste of a whole thread, now.
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Very true, Mr. Klingon.

About all else I'd love to know is: how do you get a quick reminder of the smilie codes? Do you have to leave the page you are on to do it? No second window popping up options for that?
Sorry, just practicing.
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If you click the barely visible "more" below the smiley codes, a page will come up with all smileys. Just click on the one you want, and then close the smiley page. The page does list the codes.
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Re: Multi-quote feature

As JJ says, when you're on the "Post Reply" page, and you've got the select number of smilies to the right of your typing area, there is the "more" link, which is hard to see underneath of the smilies. That brings up a pop up.

If you want a page that includes the codes associated with each emoticon, at the bottom of each page there's a section to the left of center that's labeled "Posting Rules". In this box, there's a link for Smilies that leads you to this page. If you use multiple tabs in your web browser, you could pull the page up in a separate tab while you're typing up a post to help you look for the associated code.

But the easiest option is the one JJ talked about. The word "More" underneath the smilies can be difficult to see. It's specifically directly under the smiley.
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