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Message 703676 - Posted: 24 Jan 2008, 18:56:46 UTC

When quoting someone in a post, would it be possible to have the name of that person included as part of the quote?


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Message 703684 - Posted: 24 Jan 2008, 19:39:28 UTC - in response to Message 703676.

Robert Waite wrote:
When quoting someone in a post, would it be possible to have the name of that person included as part of the quote?

Like so? It takes a bit of extra typing, but when you use the quote=name option, it'll quote with name.
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Message 703897 - Posted: 25 Jan 2008, 4:51:01 UTC - in response to Message 703684.
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Ageless wrote:
Robert Waite wrote:
When quoting someone in a post, would it be possible to have the name of that person included as part of the quote?

Like so? It takes a bit of extra typing, but when you use the quote=name option, it'll quote with name.

Let’s make this a wish for having the feature documented in the Use BBcode page, then. (Still, being able to type a placeholder character for the user name would be nice.)
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Message 704065 - Posted: 25 Jan 2008, 17:54:00 UTC

Thank you Ageless
I was thinking more along the lines of this just being done automatically but if there are settings I can adjust to do this I guess it'll do.

Of course, now you have to point me in the right direction to activate this option.
Where would someone of my limited computer skills find it?

To show how bad I am... Odysseus' "use BBcode" link was another feature I was absolutely oblivious to.

It dawns on me that maybe I should look in there first.

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Message 704089 - Posted: 25 Jan 2008, 19:04:25 UTC - in response to Message 704065.
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Of course, now you have to point me in the right direction to activate this option.Where would someone of my limited computer skills find it?

It's not documented anywhere. But next time that you post something, look to your left, underneath Message: and above the rules, you have a small blue link that you can click on, which opens the window showing almost all BBCode options.

This feature was taken over from Pirates@Home.
Where you now just use a [quote] tag, you'd use a [quote=Name] tag instead.
The end tags just stay the same.

Be careful to attach the correct name to the correct quote when you use it in embedded quotes. ;-)
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