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Problem with closing pull quote in IE.

Posted on 2010-11-30
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I'm having problems in IE with a pull quote method I found on the web. The problem is, if the quote is more than 2 lines, the closing quote will disappear in IE. Everything remains ok in Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Just not in IE.

I have pasted the page below. Or you can see it here: http://greddin.com/pullquotes.html.

The first quote should look ok, but the second longer quote will not display the closing quote. Can anyone help me modify my code to fix this?

Thank you,
-Greg
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
<title>Pullquotes</title>
<style type="text/css">
blockquote {
	font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif;
	font-style: italic;
	width: 18em;
	margin: 10em auto 2em auto;
	text-align: left;
	text-indent: 25px;
	background: url(quotes1.png);
	background-position: 0 2px;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
}

blockquote p {
	line-height: 1.8;
	margin: 0;
	display: inline;
	padding-right: 24px;
	background: url(quotes2.png);
	background-position: bottom right;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
}

</style>
 </head>

<body>
<blockquote cite="cite1"><p>Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.</p></blockquote>
<br/>
<blockquote cite="cite2"><p>Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.</p></blockquote>
</body>
</html>

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Why not just use something like this?  
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<head>
<title>Pullquotes</title>
<style type="text/css">
blockquote {
	font-family: Georgia, "Times New Roman", Times, serif;
	font-style: italic;
	width: 18em;
	margin: 10em auto 2em auto;
	text-align: left;
	background: url(quotes2.png) no-repeat bottom right;
	padding: 2px 15px 2px 2px;
}

blockquote:first-letter {
	background: url(quotes1.png) no-repeat left top;
	padding: 10px 2px 10px 25px;
}

</style>
 </head>

<body>
<blockquote cite="cite1">Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.</blockquote>
<br/>
<blockquote cite="cite2">Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.</blockquote>
</body>
</html>

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by:greddin
ID: 34251457
Thank you for the help. Works great.
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