Thanks everyone for the clarifications to this request. Upon further technical review, we have decided to decline this request at this time.
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Perhaps to get around this, it would make more sense for the "thread reply field" to be more clearly differentiated from the "new thread field". Even having the existing thread and its reply field indented (as compared to the new thread field) would make this a clearer distinction.
Using both the Mac and PC clients.
We acknowledge the demand for this capability and are exploring the best possible solutions to enable this.
This is in internal testing. I don’t have exact timing for you, but wanted to let you know it is coming!