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how do I select parts of a members post without having ita all quoted.

Discussion in 'How do I?' started by blacktimberwolf, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. blacktimberwolf

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    When replying to posts with quotes in the 'go advanced' option how do L select a particular phrase or sentence to which I wish to reply :confused:
    i.e. just to have a part of the post encircled & quoted & not the whole thing.


    Sorry, it's not very clear, thanks for your help folks.
     
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    Keep the
     
  3. blacktimberwolf

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    Arh, sounds easy....many thanks.
     
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    Doh!!! Failure!!!
     
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    Trying again
     
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    First option is to copy/paste the text and wrap it with quote code

    Second is to quote the full post and manually remove the unwanted bits. You sometimes see people use the text bit <snip>, to mark they removed a noticable amount of text.

    Third is to put an emphasis in the quoted post. I made the most important bit from your post bold.

    HTH
     
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    What about this?
     
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    I think I've got it now. Many thanks
     
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    How did you that ?
     
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    please ignore this I'm trying to get the hang of it....
     
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    high light the text and change its colour ??
     
  14. blacktimberwolf

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    Nope, still can't do it.
     
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    Quote the original post (Click on 'Reply with quote')


    Put the cursor on the/a bit you wish to delete. Right click the mouse and drag the to highlight the text. Click on delete/back. Repeat as necessary.




    Let's say that the red highlighted bits are what you want rid of ~ highlight and delete the first section and then do the same for the second. You should now have:

    Hope that helps.
     
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    Another experiment
     
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    Put the cursor on the/a bit you wish to delete. Right click the mouse and drag the to highlight the text. Click on delete/back. Repeat as necessary




    2nd go .........
     
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