quotes

Summary

The quotes CSS property indicates how user agents should render quotation marks.

Syntax

Formal syntax: [<string> <string>]+ | none
quotes: none
quotes: "«" "»"         /* Set open-quote and close-quote to the French quotation marks */
quotes: "«" "»" "‹" "›" /* Set two levels of quotation marks */

quotes: inherit

Values

none
The open-quote and close-quote values of the content property produce no quotation marks.
[<string> <string>]+
One or more pairs of <string> values for open-quote and close-quote. The first pair represents the outer level of quotation, the second pair is for the first nested level, next pair for third level and so on.

Examples

q { quotes: '"' '"' "'" "'" }
q:before { content: open-quote }
q:after  { content: close-quote }

Notes

Starting in Firefox 3.5, the initial value of the quotes property can be read using -moz-initial This wasn't possible in earlier versions of Firefox.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Level 2 (Revision 1) Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 11 1.5 8.0 4.0 ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? ? ? ?

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: Sheppy, Jürgen Jeka, jojomojo, FredB, ethertank, BijuGC, kscarfone, teoli, grendel
Last updated by: kscarfone,
Hide Sidebar