On 21 March 2018 at 23:49, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069@gmail.com> wrote:
On 03/21/2018 02:02 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
Same in Evolution. In fact even the Gmail web client used to do this
when properly configured, but Google seem to have broken it now.

It's a bit of a pain in gmail but I've gotten used to it. After clicking reply I use Ctl-A which expands the previous message, Ctl-Home to cancel out the select all, and then Delete twice to bring the last message to the top and then edit/trim as usual.

(Trying this from Gmail). Interesting, but that still doesn't allow selective quoting in the reply, other than by manually deleting the unwanted bits. The previous behaviour was to quote only the selected text, as happens with the other MUAs mentioned.