Trim Reply Quote

Trim Reply Quote 1.4

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.2
  2. 1.3
  3. 1.4
  4. 1.5

Trims the quoted text when a member clicks the Reply link. Quoted text is trimmed to the first 1500 characters.

Each post has a Reply link next to the post number. The Reply link will normally quote the entire post, this add-on is designed to trim the post when this Reply link is clicked.

(Example of Options page)


  • Select-to-Quote is not effected by this add-on.
  • Setting Length in Options page to 0 completely removes the quote.
  1. Download and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location will be library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-TrimReplyQuote_v1.4.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Will this add-on also trim Select-to-Quote text?
A: No.​

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First release
Last update


5.00 star(s) 2 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Trim Reply Quote v1.4 changes: Added support for Guest posting.
  2. See description

    Trim Reply Quote v1.3 changes: Added Options page so trim length can adjusted.
  3. See description

    Trim Reply Quote v1.2 changes: 1) Quotes are now trimmed to the first 140 characters. 2)...

Latest reviews

Andy has done an amazing job with this. For guests it strips multi and reply to your set character limit, and members just the reply button, allowing multi quote for full quoting where members want to pull content apart and respond. Really well developed and works flawlessly. Simple is often the best. Great job Andy.
I'm firmly of the opinion that with the elective multi quote feature & the highlight text & quote that the non-elective quote via reply is a total unnecessary PITA & wastes screen real estate on our image heavy forum. This add-on is going to save lots of grief on our forum where needless quoting is very unpopular.
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