I had a case just a couple of days ago. I split a thread, but by moving the posts out, neither thread made sense on its own. The part I split looked out of context unless I split out more posts from the original thread, which left that part of the thread unresolved.
I don't use it much, but when I need it I really need it.
A nudge to the kindly staff here to bump this one over to Suggestions.
Firstly I apologise if this has been suggested before, I did search and got no results.
I would like to suggest the ability to split a single post into two or more, not just split it out from a thread, but the option of leaving a copy where it is.. and splitting it into another thread or a new thread, or perhaps even multiple threads.
The first part of Erik's post is on topic for the thread it was originally in.. however the second part isn't. As Kier kindly split the off topic posts out of the original thread.. this post has ended up in the new thread, where it is only half relevant... and poor Erik's on topic (to the original thread) posts are now moved.
I think the ability to cleverly split a single post would be very useful
This has been requested by the staff on FreddysHouse.
We used the copy function on the old forum software to help run our photo competition, we asked for entries and could then duplicate the thread to the staff area, remove all the guff posts (the ones without photos), add a poll if desired and put it back to the user forums.
So if we could have a copy functionality added for posts and threads that would be great.
i have 'liked' the OP as a vote indication, i have had to split off threads to there own also. after 15 plus years of running my board, i really would be lost without that feature to control conversations in an orderly fashion
I'd like to add some weight to this request. I've migrated a forum to Xenforo and just found out that there's no thread copy function. This is a function we used extensively on our previous platform so it would be great if it could be considered for inclusion in a later version.