No way to indent text?

Milian Wolff mail at
Wed Aug 5 06:35:16 EDT 2009

Dan Dascalescu wrote:

> How could one indent (not quote) a block of text?


> This is commonly done in Wikipedia with one or more colons at the

> beginning of the line, and is very handy for threaded discussions.


> An example is at


You have to think semtically: Why do you want to indent it? I bet
because it's some kind of quote. Hence use blockquote syntax of
Markdown. Just start each line with a ">" like in email-quotes.

The default style for blockquote is indenting it afair.

Milian Wolff

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