Isolate a sentence in a post

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  1. madbluemad

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    Quite often when replying to a post, rather than reproduce the entire post it is better to isolate the relevant part of the post and reply to that alone.

    I used to be able to do it but try as I may I cant do it now.

    How's it done.

    Jim
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    two ways jim......either quote the whole post and in the reply box highlight and delete the bits you DONT WANT or in the original post highlight the bits you DO WANT, copy and paste into the reply.
     
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    Hi pappa. I thought there was a high tech way of doing it but that'll do me

    Cheers
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    highlight the bits you DO WANT, copy and paste into the reply.[/I][/B][/QUOTE]

    Something like this
    Jim
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    thats the one, the other way puts it in quote marks so others know it a direct quote.

    i dont know of any other way to do it.
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    the other way
     
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    Just like that, HaHaHa!
     
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    I used to be able to do it but try as I may I cant do it now.

    How's it done.OH you make it SOOOOOO EASY :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    Something like this
    Jim
    :Cool:[/QUOTE][/i][/b]
     
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    [/i][/b][/QUOTE]


    Thanks guys I got it now. Prefer the delete one to the copy and paste.

    Jim
     
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    Thanks guys I got it now. Prefer the delete one to the copy and paste.

    Jim[/QUOTE]

    at least the delete version puts it in its own 'box'

    copy and paste is ok but it doesnt show it as a quote and if you highlight and copy any of the [/QUOTE] it includes it in the text which you dont need or want.:thumb:
     
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    its your age i know the feeling well:Rofl1:
     
  13. sinbad1

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    would have thought the easiest way to do this

    Copy the bit you need

    quote the post


    highlight all the text in within the quote quote and press delete on the keyboard


    Right click and paste the bit you want between the quotes:BigGrin:
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    nowt like making work.....

    thats using BOTH methods......quote AND copy/paste:Doh::Laughing:
     
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