The <q> element includes content quoted from another source. This element is used for short quotes that are displayed inline. Use the long quote element (<lq>) for quotations that should be set off from the surrounding text or that contain multiple paragraphs.

Authors should not add quote punctuation manually when using the <q> element. Processors that render the <q> element SHOULD add appropriate styling, such as locale-specific quotation marks.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.


- topic/q


George said, <q>Disengage the power supply before servicing the unit.</q>


The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group and outputclass.

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