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    Quoting same post more than once

    Sometimes a member makes a lengthy post and I want to quote just a couple of small parts of it. I can delete the unwanted part of his post when I'm quoting and responding to it but how do I have two different parts of his post in two completely separate quote boxes? I see others do this but I've never figured it out.

    Hope that made sense.


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    Sometimes a member makes a lengthy post and I want to quote just a couple of small parts of it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Edd View Post
    I can delete the unwanted part of his post when I'm quoting and responding to it but how do I have two different parts of his post in two completely separate quote boxes?
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    I see others do this but I've never figured it out.

    Hope that made sense.

    i just copy the QUOTE + /QUOTE parts and paste them in the appropriate spots to break up the message
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    Yup, so what gmcunni posted looks like this:

    [QUOTE=Edd;788090]Sometimes a member makes a lengthy post and I want to quote just a couple of small parts of it. [/QUOTE]
    [QUOTE=Edd;788090]I can delete the unwanted part of his post when I'm quoting and responding to it but how do I have two different parts of his post in [U]two completely separate quote boxes? [/U][/QUOTE]
    [QUOTE=Edd;788090]I see others do this but I've never figured it out.

    Hope that made sense.[/QUOTE]
    Note that he copied the [QUOTE=Edd;788090] tag to the beginning of each section of text that he wanted in a separate quote box, and then the [/QUOTE] tag to the end of the text.
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    Thanks guys. I've tried this a couple of times but I think I blew it by using [/QUOTE] on both sides of each portion.

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    Quoting same post more than once

    Quote Originally Posted by Edd View Post
    Sometimes a member makes a lengthy post and I want to quote just a couple of small parts of it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Edd View Post
    I can delete the unwanted part of his post when I'm quoting and responding to it but how do I have two different parts of his post in two completely separate quote boxes? I see others do this but I've never figured it out.

    Hope that made sense.
    See if this works

    Edit: sweet

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edd View Post
    See if this works


    Quote Originally Posted by Edd View Post
    Edit: sweet
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