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.
- 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.