GTK+ 2.24.10 / GLib 2.32.4
Locale: en_US.UTF-8 (charset: UTF-8)
Operating System: Linux 3.4.47-2.38-desktop (x86_64)
I'll check this against the plug-ins (Fancy?) but no amount of changes so far will produce/transfer the selected or body of text into the "Reply".
It works for me. Are you talking about just your interaction with just a single message or all messages?