The lq is used to provide extended content quoted from another source. Use the quote element q for short, inline quotations, and long quote lq for quotations that are too long for inline use, following normal guidelines for quoting other sources. The href and keyref attributes are available to specify the source of the quotation. The longquoteref element is available for more complex references to the source of a quote.
See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.
<p>This is the first line of the address that Abraham Lincoln delivered on November 19, 1863 for the dedication of the cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.</p> <lq>Four score 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.</lq>
The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group, Link relationship attribute group (with a narrowed definition for type, given below), outputclass, and keyref, and the attributes defined below.
- The title of the document or topic being quoted.
- Indicates the location of the source of the quote. Note that this differs from the type
attribute on many other DITA elements. See
The type attribute for detailed information on the
usual supported values and processing implications.
The following attribute values are allowed (but deprecated) for backward compatibility:
- The href is to a Web site. This value is deprecated in favor of use of the scope and format attributes.
- The href is to a DITA topic. This value is deprecated in favor of use of the scope and format attributes.