deleting nested quotes

Discussion in 'Site Support' started by bonj2, 26 Jul 2007.

  1. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    Shaun I think it would be nice to have it so that it doesn't delete nested quotes, e.g. if you are quoting "A" who has in turn quoted "B", then the quote from person "B" disappears from my quote.
    In my opinion, it's easier to delete it if you don't want it than it is to add it in again if you do.
  2. Shaun

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    A poll would be good if vBulletin offered the option of nested quotes, but it doesn't!

    Nested quotes have to be done manually, and the fact that VB deletes them isn't something I can switch on/off in the admin panel.

    What you're asking for is likely to be a plugin/mod, so I'll add it to the to-do list. :thumbsup:
  3. andyoxon

    andyoxon Veteran

    Actually I tend to agree with bonj :thumbsup:

    It is useful to have "B" quoted in automatically - prehaps a plugin could be set to exclude quotes from "C" and below...

  4. Steve Austin

    Steve Austin The Marmalade Kid

    proper netiquette is to trim quotes, but as folk want to have nested quotes which look terrible, i can't imagine folk trimming quotes.
  5. Shaun

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    Nested quotes now enabled.

    The modification is a very crude one with no depth control, so if nested quotes get out of hand (too many quotes of nested quotes) I'll reset it to the default single quote behaviour.

  6. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Cheers, I'll certainly try to avoid too many quotes in one nest... Just sometimes it's handy to have the conversation for clarity...

    Top work, once again!
  7. simon l& and a half

    simon l& and a half New Member

    Streatham Hill
    the quote war thing is really, really tedious. Quotes get piled on top of each other and ping back and forth between the two adversaries like some ghastly trauenspiel, building up into page-long posts.
  8. Pete

    Pete Guest

    Here (and preceding posts) is an example of (in my opinion):
    a) too much nesting, and
    ;) the quoted texts and cited authors have got 'out-of-step', sowing confusion!

    I respectfully suggest, perhaps we should go back to the way things were?
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