I have noticed that some members are a little confused about how to quote from other members posts so I thought I would try and clarify the issue somewhat.
Firstly, the best way to quote someone's post is simply to go to that post and hit the 'quote' button. You will see it at the bottom right of every post.
It looks like this: . This will begin a reply to the thread but the entire post you are responding to will be quoted. However, if you are only responding to a particular part of that post you can safely edit out the parts that aren't relevant just so long as you keep the part you are responding to inside the quote tags, which look like this:
The end result will be this:
If you are quoting a newspaper article or another source, you can simply cut and paste what you want quoted inside the QUOTE tags but without including a user name:Originally Posted by Joe Blow
...which will look like this:
To make things clearer, here is an explanation of the uses of vB Code (the series of formatting tags this forum software uses) and how you can use it to format your posts: http://www.aussiestockforums.com/for....php?do=bbcodeQuote from a newspaper or other source but make sure it always goes inside the QUOTE tags!
If you have any questions or queries please post them in this thread and I will answer them for you.