Evolution places quoted text in a table
On Fri, 2011-01-28 at 14:33 -0500, Eric Morey wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 19:57 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
> > First of all, to EVERYONE! This is an example of the message text being
> > inside a box/cell that I rant about. Just try to reply and middle post
> > to it, it can't be done.
> I noticed that you use evolution Evolution 2.28.3 to read and compose
> emails. I've experienced this same issue in the past and have the same
> result when attempting to reply to Ali Hassan's recent email. (I'm using
> Evolution 220.127.116.11) I've filed a bug after looking for an open one on
> bugzilla. You should add a comment that you duplicated the bug in your
> As a work around, I normally:
> - highlight the text in the table/cell press ctrl+c to copy it the the
> - open a plain old text editor;
> - press ctrl+v to paste the text to the text editor;
> - go back to evolution's composer and delete the table (either by just
> pressing delete until the I'm sure that it is gone or right clicking the
> table and choosing the delete table option;
> - go back to the text editor and press ctrl+a, then ctrl+c to copy the
> text to the clipboard without formatting;
> - go to evolution's composer and press ctrl+shift+v to paste as quoted
> It may seem like a lot of steps but it takes less than a second if I
> already have a text editor open.
> If someone knows of a better way to be able to reply with in-line
> comments in this situation when using evolution, please let me know.
>  https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=640849
Well, thank God! I'm not completely natters, just on the fringe. I'll
add my four cents to that bug. Thanks! Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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