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 Tag Description:

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<BQ> Blockquote

Definition: The BQ element is used in conjunction with extended quotations. Its tagname has been recently abbreviated to BQ @md in HTML 2.0, it was called BLOCKQUOTE. The content model is now extended to allow the quotation's source to be credited as well.

Standard Attributes: CLASS, CLEAR, ID, LANG,

Attributes:

NOWRAP

You can prevent the browser from automatically wrapping lines by using NOWRAP. If you would like to specify explicit line breaks, you can then do it by using the BR element.

Context: <BQ> is legal within

<BANNER>, <BODY>, <BODYTEXT>, <DD>, <DIV>, <FIGTEXT>, <FN>, <FORM>, <LI>, <NOTE>, <TD>, <TH>

The following markup can be used within <BQ>

<BODY>, <BODYTEXT>, <CREDIT>

Suggested style/usage: Close Tag: REQUIRED

Examples: <BQ>Smile, it makes people think that you are up to something.</BQ>

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