Last Comment Bug 193370 - [RFE] quoting only selected text when replying...
: [RFE] quoting only selected text when replying...
Status: VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 23394
Product: MailNews Core
Classification: Components
Component: Composition (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: x86 Windows XP
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Assigned To: Jean-Francois Ducarroz
: esther
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Reported: 2003-02-14 10:38 PST by Charles Swiger
Modified: 2008-07-31 01:22 PDT (History)
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Description User image Charles Swiger 2003-02-14 10:38:41 PST
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030210
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030210

If the user selects some text in a message, and then performs a "Reply" or
"Reply All", it would be nice to quote only the selected text, not the entire
message.  This greatly facilitates people who want to only quote a short excerpt
of the relevant text in their reply.  At least as a preference.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Choose a message in the Mail & Newsgroups window.
2.  Select an area of text in the message that you want to quote in your reply.
3.  Click "Reply" or "Reply all".

Actual Results:  
Entire message was quoted.

Expected Results:  
Quoted only the selected text.
Comment 1 User image Charles Swiger 2003-02-14 10:45:40 PST
If the preference: Mail & Newsgroups -> Composition -> Forwarding and Replying
to Messages, dropdown box option of "then, select quoted text" is intended to
provide this enhancement, perhaps this should be reclassified as a bug, not an RFE.
Comment 2 User image Sander 2003-02-14 11:25:39 PST
If you copy the text, you can right-click - "paste as quotation" in the new
email - one action more than what you propose, but at least it's something.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 23394 ***
Comment 3 User image Vedran Miletic 2003-08-04 07:02:26 PDT

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