Answered By: Michael Pujals
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014     Views: 40

A block quote is usually indented on the left and right sides as in the following example.  The block quote is the second paragraph:

Nulla vel augue porttitor justo varius adipiscing sit amet vitae dolor. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Curabitur dui lorem, facilisis ac auctor non, tempus in diam. Curabitur justo mi, mollis eget pharetra non, vulputate vel urna. 

Aliquam condimentum feugiat urna. Praesent ut mollis justo. Suspendisse vulputate mollis dui, ac faucibus dolor convallis nec. Curabitur sit amet dolor nisi. Nullam volutpat est eget quam egestas nec auctor enim auctor. Ut vel magna nisl, eget malesuada turpis. Aliquam nisi ante, accumsan vel pulvinar bibendum, blandit a quam. Integer placerat sem vel urna egestas placerat. Mauris tempus cursus nisl, id accumsan nibh aliquet vel. Nulla eu justo eu elit consectetur tempus.

Donec ultricies, sapien sed auctor varius, dui erat vehicula nisi, consectetur adipiscing ligula diam a augue. Nam imperdiet metus at nulla cursus laoreet. Etiam ut tristique nibh. Cras volutpat tempor ipsum a interdum. Proin vel blandit enim. Donec ultrices orci nec tellus egestas eu lacinia elit egestas. Sed a turpis ac elit bibendum malesuada a eget purus. In accumsan molestie diam vel varius. 


In MS Word 2007 you would create a block qoute by:

  1. Highlight the text that you want as a block quote
  2. Navigate to the "Home" tab. Click the arrow icon positioned at the lower right end of the "Paragraph" heading.
  3. Use the "up arrow" icon next to the "Left Indentation" entry to set the indentation to "0.5." Set the "Right Indentation" entry to "0.5."




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