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    My apologies if I have overlooked the obvious.

    Is there an easy way to select different (non-consecutive) paragraphs of the same post (possibly containing $\LaTeX$), so they appear as separate quotes in a reply? (So far, I have been replying in separate browser tabs, quoting the entire post and then copy-pasting the intended paragraph from one reply-box to another.)

    For an example of what I mean, please see .

    For clarity I sometimes prefer to reply separately to different paragraphs, specially when the original post is long.

    Thank you in advance!

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    Hi krylov. Use the "Quote Break" button found in the lower left-hand corner of the text (reply) box. Put the cursor where you want the break to occur then click the button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greg1313 View Post
    Hi krylov.
    Hi Greg.

    Quote Originally Posted by greg1313 View Post
    Use the "Quote Break" button found in the lower left-hand corner of the text (reply) box.
    Thank you, I indeed overlooked the obvious and...

    Quote Originally Posted by greg1313 View Post
    Put the cursor where you want the break to occur then click the button.
    it works beautifully!

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    I'm going to be honest and embarrass myself now.

    I've used vBulletin for over 10+ years in all forms and I never knew about this. Whenever I've done quote breaks I would manually add [/QUOTE] block to the end point, comment, then put a new [QUOTE] block to continue. This is so convenient.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jameson View Post
    I'm going to be honest and embarrass myself now.

    I've used vBulletin for over 10+ years in all forms and I never knew about this. Whenever I've done quote breaks I would manually add block to the end point, comment, then put a new block to continue. This is so convenient.
    Well, it has only existed for 1 year...
    See

    I used to do the same thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jameson View Post
    I'm going to be honest and embarrass myself now.

    I've used vBulletin for over 10+ years in all forms and I never knew about this. Whenever I've done quote breaks I would manually add [/QUOTE] block to the end point, comment, then put a new [QUOTE] block to continue. This is so convenient.
    This was a feature I developed not long ago in response to a feature request made by Adrian.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkFL View Post
    This was a feature I developed not long ago in response to a feature request made by Adrian.
    Well I read that post and saw the announcement but somehow didn't internalize the improvement. You should be paid by vBulletin for all of the features you've coded to their product.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I like Serena View Post
    Well, it has only existed for 1 year...
    See

    I used to do the same thing.
    So that's why I never knew about it despite being member of various forums (including V-Bulletin based ones) since 2010. Do SMF and phpBB have the same feature?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monoxdifly View Post
    So that's why I never knew about it despite being member of various forums (including V-Bulletin based ones) since 2010. Do SMF and phpBB have the same feature?
    I've never seen a forum software with this feature...it is a vBulletin 4.2.x product I coded and made available publicly.

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