Do you know how to make quotations easier to identify?
2/05/2016 6:02 PM by
When you add a quotation, put them in a new line with an indent.
Software development can be painful and costly. Hang on, that should say "Software development IS painful and costly."Figure: Bad Example - The quotation without a new line or indent
Software development can be painful and costly. Hang on, that should say:Figure: Good example - The quotation on a new line and indenting
"Software development IS painful and costly."
You should always indent any quotes that you use on a new line.
Figure: Bad example - It is hard to tell where the quote is
Figure: Good example - It is obvious that this is a quote and it is laid out nicely.
Tip: In Windows Live Writer there is a button for this:
Figure: Use the Quote button in Windows Live Writer
This wraps your text in a <blockquote> HTML element. This lets you display it any way you like on a web page.
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