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#71735 - 11/05/06 05:22 AM Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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....quote from another post? I hate to appear ignorant (although it is in my job description) but I just haven't figured it out yet.

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#71736 - 11/05/06 05:25 AM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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wfo, don't feel like the lone ranger. i haven't figured it out either. LOL!

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#71737 - 11/05/06 05:51 AM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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You need to learn some basic "UBB Code"

Click here to get some pointers, it is very easy.
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#71738 - 11/05/06 09:43 AM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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Thanks for that information. I hang out on another bbs as well and have marveled at how some techies are able to add so much to their posts by adding these features, both here and there.

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#71739 - 11/05/06 09:56 AM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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UBB code??? Heck, I didn't know what 'IMHO' meant until just recently, thanx google.
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#71740 - 11/05/06 11:07 AM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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 Quote:
Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ........quote from another post?


The ONLY one...nah, that involves a lotta people

Just use;
quote ~to start

/quote ~to end

BOTH must be encased by brackets.
What you type would look something like this:
[bracket] WFO is not an ignoramus[/bracket]

Replace the WORD "bracket" for "quote"...
..and you'll see:
 Quote:
WFO is not an ignoramus

...when you hit the Submit button.
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#71741 - 11/05/06 12:13 PM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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http://electrical-contractor.net/ubb/ubbcode.html

ECN has a page which explains the UBB codes used in this forum

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Raymond

[This message has been edited by RODALCO (edited 11-05-2006).]
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#71742 - 11/05/06 12:16 PM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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Yeah, I've been searching for the "quote" button", wondering where it was at. It would
be nice if the site designer would add a quote button, since some us are fairly clueless when it comes to UBB protocol.

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#71743 - 11/05/06 12:23 PM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
iwire Offline
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Having been through quite a few forum upgrades my choice would be 'don't fix what ain't broke'.
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#71744 - 11/05/06 12:36 PM Re: Am I the only guy here that doesn't know how to ....
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Hey Iwire, another question for ya, man. My old post count showed around 65 or so, but now my post count shows only 8 and that I'm a "newcomer". What gives?

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