Framify

Tag: <blockquote>

<blockquote> Syntax

Syntax Diagram for <blockquote>
Opening Tag Content Closing
Tag
Open Parameter = Value Close
<blockquote type = cite > text </blockquote>
cite
This parameter causes a vertical line (often called a "change bar") to be drawn to the left of the quoted text.

<blockquote> Description

The <blockquote>. . . </blockquote> tags define the text that occurs between them to be a block of quoted text, separated from the surrounding text by blank lines, and indented on both sides.

<blockquote> Example

This markup: At Gettysburg, Lincoln spoke these immortal words at the close of the Civil War, that great conflict the pitted brother against brother, and father against son: <blockquote> Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. </blockquote> . . .causes the following to be displayed:
At Gettysburg, Lincoln spoke these immortal words at the close of the Civil War, that great conflict the pitted brother against brother, and father against son:
Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
This markup: At Gettysburg, Lincoln spoke these immortal words at the close of the Civil War, that great conflict the pitted brother against brother, and father against son: <blockquote type=cite> Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. </blockquote> . . .causes the following to be displayed:
At Gettysburg, Lincoln spoke these immortal words at the close of the Civil War, that great conflict the pitted brother against brother, and father against son:
Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Last Modified: Thursday, 24-Dec-2009 14:41:18 MST