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# 249521 14-May-2019 21:07
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Discussions over here bought an idea that i'd like to see looked at.

 

 

 

Can we add a button on posts that is a "reply to user"

 

Rather than quoting the post, it would just start the line with @<their username>

 

 

 

This would save us from the complicated of usernames out there..





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  # 2237002 14-May-2019 21:27
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  # 2237007 14-May-2019 21:49
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freitasm:

 

@<username> (re reply #) 

 

and have the topic/reply # link to the appropriate place?

 

 

 

 

That seems even more appropriate.





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  # 2237031 14-May-2019 22:30
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  # 2237047 14-May-2019 23:15
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  # 2237070 15-May-2019 00:01

More options:

 

Add a "reply to top level post only" button. Which would mean that you could click that button on a post with lots of deeply nested replies. And it would then only quote the most recent reply, and strip out all of the older replies.

 

Even better would be the above, but without the need to leave the "quote" and "/quote" BB code in the reply box.  (have the "reply to" box insert the BB code when you click Post. Instead of when you load the "Reply To" page). As this will solve the problem where lots of mobile devices will suddenly delete all remaining text in an input box. If you hold down the backspace key for just a little too long. And/Or the cursor gets too close to the beginning of the text block. And then you have the nightmare of fighting against autoincorrect just to retype the BB code that you never intended to delete.






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  # 2237072 15-May-2019 00:20
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Heh, don't even get me started on quoting features I'd love here :) 

 

Like if you select text, it offers a popup to say "quote selected text"


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  # 2237078 15-May-2019 05:35
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multi quote, so you can select multiple replies and then you can then click compose and all the selected posts end up in the editor


 
 
 
 


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  # 2237144 15-May-2019 08:30
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Jase2985:

 

multi quote, so you can select multiple replies and then you can then click compose and all the selected posts end up in the editor

 

 

People power quote things, imagine with this one!





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freitasm:

 

Jase2985:

 

multi quote, so you can select multiple replies and then you can then click compose and all the selected posts end up in the editor

 

 

People power quote things, imagine with this one!

 

 

sorry i dont follow?

 

it will stop those annoying 3-6 replies one after another in some threads


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  # 2238358 15-May-2019 13:37
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In my experience, if quoting properly is even slightly difficult, a lot of people won't bother, but if it's easy enough, even the laziest person will attempt it.

 

Multi reply and quote selected text would be two features I think would greatly improve the quoting by users, esp mobile.

 

 

 

 


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