Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting quotations and quote marks, part of XHTML and HTML Essential Training.
In this lesson, we are going to talk about quotations and quote marks.…There are two elements in play here.…One is the Blockquote element, which is a block-level element that quotes an…entire block of text, and the other is the Q element that puts quote marks…around a bit of text inline.…First, the Blockquote element, which you can see demonstrated here.…In the browser, you'll see it's just indented text and if I go ahead and shrink…down the browser so that it wraps, you'll see that it's indented on both sides…but it's not centered or anything.…
That's actually how the Blockquote element is often used.…It's often used just to indent text.…It's not used necessarily to mean this is a block of quoted text.…So, be aware of that and when you are using the Blockquote element, be sure to…use it to mean what it's supposed to mean and if you need to just indent text,…you can use Style Sheets for that with a regular paragraph.…The new Q element and I say new, it's been around now for almost ten years but…
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