[Mediawiki-l] Quote Box

Raquel raquel at thericehouse.net
Tue Jan 9 21:14:55 UTC 2007

On Tue, 09 Jan 2007 14:58:58 -0500
"Sandy Rozhon" <srozhon at oh.rr.com> wrote:

> I am trying to set up a style for a bordered box that will hold 
> quoted material followed by the book title and author.  I want the
> quoted material to be in italics but for some reason, the Wiki
> isn't  seeing things my way.  Here's a sample, maybe someone can
> tell me  where I've gone wrong?  
> I suspected it has something to do with the actual use of
> quotemarks  that is breaking the css styling.  Please note that I
> started out  with the convential use of bracketing the text in
> triple single- quotes before experimenting with the
> text-style:italic.  Neither one  gives me what I want.  Then I
> removed the quotemarks bracketing the  material I wanted quoted
> just to make sure those marks weren't the  problem.  That produced
> no change, either.
> This is coded right into a Wiki page and not currently a part of
> my  Wiki's stylesheet:
> <div style="margin-left:1.0cm;margin-right:1.0cm;font-
> size:80%;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-
> align:left;color:#000;padding:0.8em 0.8em;">
> <p style='text-style:italic'>"...the quoted material is entered
> here  and should appear in italics."</p>
> <p style="text-align:right">
> --BOOK TITLE by The Distinguished Author's Name
> </p>
> </div>
> Sandy


I believe the problem may be with your paragraph style "<p
style='text-style: italic;'>".

I believe the proper syntax is:  "<p style='font-style: italic;'>".

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