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Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Tatanka » Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:54 am

I'm wondering if someone could give me some detailed steps, 1, 2, 3 - including (please!) directions of where to go on the page if there is a link I have to click upon - - for I often feel like a forum nurd! - - And show me how to copy a sentence of a previous poster, and have it appear in a shaded box; then other posts numbered 1, 2, 3 I find often all in order and inside that same mysterious box.

When I click on the "copy" link at the right side, it doesn't show the author and it's not in a box.

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Re: Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Skip » Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:30 am

Something tells me you might need this...


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Post by Cleon » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:00 pm

Every post has a "quote" button in the upper right hand corner. Click it. Everything in that post will be quoted in yours.
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Re: Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Del » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:09 pm

Cleon wrote:Every post has a "quote" button in the upper right hand corner. Click it. Everything in that post will be quoted in yours.
Like this?
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Post by spiritfilled » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:20 pm

Del wrote:
Cleon wrote:Every post has a "quote" button in the upper right hand corner. Click it. Everything in that post will be quoted in yours.
Like this?
No, like this.
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Post by Irish-Dane » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:21 pm

spiritfilled wrote:
Del wrote:
Cleon wrote:Every post has a "quote" button in the upper right hand corner. Click it. Everything in that post will be quoted in yours.
Like this?
No, like this.
You're both wrong, it's like this.
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Post by UncleBob » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:23 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:
spiritfilled wrote:
Del wrote:
Cleon wrote:Every post has a "quote" button in the upper right hand corner. Click it. Everything in that post will be quoted in yours.
Like this?
No, like this.
You're both wrong, it's like this.
Now, now. Let's not go Baptist on each other.
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Re: Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Irish-Dane » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:24 pm

Hey, look what Pepik did!

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Re: Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Pepik » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:25 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:Hey, look what Pepik did!

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You earned it buddy!
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Re: Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Del » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:25 pm

As to linking, here is a link to this page.

This page!

- I copied the address at the top and pasted it into the combox.
- Then add a "]" at the end and type some text: "This page!"
- Then highlight the whole line and click the icon that looks like a ball-and-chain. (That's a "link" - get it?) It is on the bottom row, next to the "#" symbol.
- Then go to the front of the link, and change "[url]" to "[url=" (just change that last bracket to an equal sign)

Press the quote button on this post, and you can see what it looks like.

It seems a little complicated, but you'll get the hang of it.
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Re: Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Cleon » Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:27 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:Hey, look what Pepik did!

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You must like chocolate soft serve.
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Re: Copying posts inside a visible box.

Post by Sir Moose » Tue Mar 31, 2015 10:01 pm

Cleon wrote:
Irish-Dane wrote:Hey, look what Pepik did!

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You must like chocolate soft serve.
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