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Format Block Quote? (5 posts)

  1. ealvin
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Can the block quote be formatted in different ways? My site was just modified, the old way just indented. The new way draws a vertical line. Any idea how to change it back?

  2. ceo
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Yup, in your CSS just use this formula:
    blockquote {
    formatting stuff here ending each with ;
    }

  3. ealvin
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thanks for the reply, unfortunately I'm not sure exactly what you said. Could you provide the specifics to just indent without the vertical bar?

  4. Jinsan
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    as above finde the blockquote in the CSS, then remove everything between the curly brackets and replace it with text-indent: 30px or something to that effect.

  5. ceo
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Sorry, CSS is the stylesheet in your theme, I should have been more specific and not assumed you'd know what I meant. Anyway, here's a sample of what you wanted - I think - you can also make a graphic to create your bars.

    blockquote {
    font-size : 100%;
    padding-left : 20px;
    padding-right : 20px;
    margin-top : 0px;
    border-left : 1px solid #000;
    border-right : 1px solid #000;
    }

    Obviously that'll give you black bars on both sides and the text'll indent 20px on both sides...but do you get the idea?

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