• Quote of the Day
    "Worrying is like a rocking chair: It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere."
    Van Wilder, posted by Daniel

David Baxter

Administrator
Joined
Mar 26, 2004
Messages
37,767
Points
113
@gooblax

Here's how to do quote breaking in Xenforo (and you don't even have to go into code mode):

MarkFL (what ever happened to him?) had a neat little addon for vBulletin 4 called Quote Breaker.

Basically, this allowed you to drop into code mode when you were quoting a longer post and easily break up the original quote to respond to specific portions sort of "inline".

It did this by inserting the /quote closing tag at your cursor and then dropping down a couple of lines to re-add the original opening quote tag.

Just a simple little addon but some of my members, not to mention myself, found this to be very handy at times.

All you have to do is position your cursor at the point where you want to break the quote and add a new one. That puts you outside the quote so you can respond to just that portion. See video below.
 

David Baxter

Administrator
Joined
Mar 26, 2004
Messages
37,767
Points
113
MarkFL (what ever happened to him?) had a neat little addon for vBulletin 4 called Quote Breaker.
Put cursor after first line then hit enter. Now I can reply to just that part.
Basically, this allowed you to drop into code mode when you were quoting a longer post and easily break up the original quote to respond to specific portions sort of "inline".
Now I'm replying to the second paragraph.
It did this by inserting the /quote closing tag at your cursor and then dropping down a couple of lines to re-add the original opening quote tag.
The built-in Xenforo quotes do this automatically so we don't need an add-on. :)
Just a simple little addon but some of my members, not to mention myself, found this to be very handy at times.
And finally I can reply to the last part.

Easy peasy! :)
 

gooblax

MVP
Joined
Aug 4, 2007
Messages
3,349
Points
83

David Baxter

Administrator
Joined
Mar 26, 2004
Messages
37,767
Points
113
I know. I've been administrating Xenforo forums for over 2 years now and I didn't know that until today. 😃
 

Latest posts


Top Bottom