HTML 4 q Tag
Also see HTML5
This page contains information about the HTML 4 version of this element. For a more up to date version, see HTML5
<q> tag is used for indicating short quotations (i.e. quotations that needs to display within a non-quoted paragraph).
Browsers generally surround
<q> text with quotation marks. If your quotation spans multiple lines, you should use the HTML
<blockquote> tag. Most browsers surround blockquote text as indented text.
Note: At the time of writing, browser support for the
<q> tag was limited.
|Attributes specific to this tag:|
|cite||Indicates the source of the quotation.|
|class||Document wide identifier.|
|id||Document wide identifier|
|dir||Specifies the direction of the text|
|title||Specifies a title to associate with the element. Many browsers will display this when the cursor hovers over the element (similar to a "tool tip").|
|style||Inline style (CSS)|
|onclick||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|ondbclick||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmousedown||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmouseup||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmouseover||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmousemove||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmouseout||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onkeypress||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onkeydown||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onkeyup||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
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The information on this page is based on HTML version 4.01. Most modern browsers now support HTML5, which is the next version of HTML after HTML 4.01.
<q> Tag for the HTML5 version of the above element.
Also see this list of HTML 5 tags for the latest version of HTML.