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When replying to an email in Gmail, how do I write my reply within the text of the sender's email?

I can do this with other email programs, but how do I do it in Gmail?

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Click the ellipsis at the bottom of the response textarea: Gmail response window ellipsis

This will show the text you are replying to, and allow you to reply within that text.

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You can also highlight (drag the mouse cursor) over a block of text in the original email message and then click "Reply".

If you do that, you will get a quoted reply

> Original text line 1 > Original text line 2 My reply

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