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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

blockquote — A quotation set off from the main text

Synopsis

blockquote ::= ((((title? & titleabbrev?), infodb.titleforbidden.info) | info db.titleonly.info), attribution?, (annotation | bridgehead | remark | revhistory | Indexing inlines | Admonition elements | Formal elements | Graphic elements | Informal elements | List elements | Paragraph elements | Publishing elements | Synopsis elements | Technical elements | Verbatim elements)+)

Description

Block quotations are set off from the main text, as opposed to occurring inline.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

See Also

abstract, attribution, epigraph, sidebar

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example blockquote</title>

<blockquote><attribution>Richard Dawkins</attribution>
<para>The universe that we observe has precisely the properties we should 
expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and
no good, nothing but pitiless indifference.
</para>
</blockquote>

</article>

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