q

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 3: All-Inclusive Edition

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

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.

Inheritance

- topic/q

Example

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

Attributes

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