How do I quote from more than 1 previous posts in 1 post?

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  1. Pythagoras

    Pythagoras Active Member

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    Would occasionally find this useful. Seems rather wasteful if in a thread I want to reply to 2 or 3 messages for me to wirte 2 or 3 reples just because I can't work out how to do this. I have seen it done by others so it must be possible. I qould not be doing this often, before anybody gets worried about exorbitant quotes in a post.
     
  2. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm sure the experts will tell you there is a much easier way, but what I do is use the "reply with qotes" for the main passage being quoted. For the others, you can type in the
     
  3. Keppler

    Keppler Moderator Staff Member

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    Re: How do I quote from more than 1 previous posts in 1 post

    It is.

    If there is, I haven't found it.
     
  4. rutty

    rutty Active Member

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    Don't forget the closing quote tag as well [/quote]
     
  5. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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    [/quote]

    I didn't want to put it in the original post, as it would have simply shown the words in between as a quote, which would have been even more confusing!
     
  6. rutty

    rutty Active Member

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    I didn't want to put it in the original post, as it would have simply shown the words in between as a quote, which would have been even more confusing![/quote]

    I know what you mean!

    You could do this though:

    [quote] This is a quote [/quote]
     
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