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This is a nestable, in-line character level element introduced to denote short quotations. Its use is recommended for quotations not requiring line breaks. The contents of the Q element should not include the quotation marks, as they should be added by the browser when displayed. This allows the dynamic use of quotation marks appropriate to the language or encoding system in use by the reader (quotation mark symbols vary between different language systems.) Minimal support for this element is to surround content in some form of quotes (such as plain ASCII double quotes.)


cite - Indicates the source URL of the quotation. No rendering directions are given in the specifications for exposing the functionality of this attribute to a reader.

Example code:

<q CITE="">To be or not to be.</q>


To be or not to be.

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