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XF 1.2 Remove depth nested quotes?

Discussion in 'Styling and Customization Questions' started by The Forum Heroes, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member

    I would like to make it so only 1st level of quote is shown. Can this be done.

    I simply want..


    Rather then ====================

  2. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member

  3. davb

    davb Member

    i don't know php mvc,

    but you have to modify

    bb_code_tag_quote template
  4. whynot

    whynot Well-Known Member

    But that is the default how it works.
    If you want nested quotes (as you did in your post), you have to do it step by step inserting quotes into quotes.
  5. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member

    Right, but I want to prevent members from quoting a quote of a quote.. So it isn't messy with 20 people quoted, next person replies quoting all that plus last post etc.
  6. Steve F

    Steve F Well-Known Member

    Most likely would require a add-on to strip the extra quote tags. Users can always insert extra quotes so check that before the post is submitted would be the only way.
  7. whynot

    whynot Well-Known Member

    You should open a thread suggesting implementing nested quotes with limits.
    You would restrict it to zero, I would restrict it to 3-4, someone else would be happy not to restrict it at all.
    (I remember nested quotes from phpBB, they were fun)
    Everybody should be happy with that option.

    Perhaps such thread already exist?
  8. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    Hmmm, haven't really tried this out or tested it but could try this in extra.css as a quick fix:

    .quoteContainer .bbCodeBlock.bbCodeQuote
       display: none;
    Not sure if it's the function you want though.

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