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    I suppose then you have to copy and paste what you want to appear, as you want it to appear. This isn't a forum devoted to deep philosophical concepts yer know . It usually doesn't get that complex. I prefer to not echo previous comments most of the time.

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    It isn't because VBulletin doesn't allow nested quotes; it just does it wrong. For example, compare with my last example:

    I quote outer:
    Quote Originally Posted by outer
    Outer quotes Inner
    Quote Originally Posted by inner
    Inner says stuff

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    It just requires manual input to get nested quotes. There is no (automated) feature for this. So if you want it that way you have to do it yourself, manually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck(G) View Post
    The title pretty much says it all. Right now, the only way that I can think of quoting part of a post in a reply is to quote the whole thing and then manually edit out what I don't want.

    Is there a simpler way to go about this? I know of other BBCode-based software that allows for highlighting part of a post and hitting the "Quote" button, but I don't see anything like that here.
    there is a quote button on my reply. it looks like a speech bubble. Last bit in the image

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    ...and all it does is generate [ QUOTE] [/ QUOTE] BBCode tags.

    I want to select something in a message, hit a "quote" button and have it pasted as a quote, with attribution, into a reply.

    I know of other BBCode-systems that do this, for instance, Vanilla.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck(G) View Post
    ...and all it does is generate [ QUOTE] [/ QUOTE] BBCode tags.

    I want to select something in a message, hit a "quote" button and have it pasted as a quote, with attribution, into a reply.

    I know of other BBCode-systems that do this, for instance, Vanilla.
    But we're not using that one!

    We're using vBulletin.

    But I'm sure you know that.

    Maybe if you write a MOD to do what you want you can get Admin to implement it.
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