Blockquotes indents

In the 1st screenshot the 1st blockquote is “native”, and is shown to be be slightly indented to the right relative to the 2 transcluded blockquotes below it.

The 2nd screenshot is a version of an export to PDF. Now the 2 transcluded blockquotes are indented relative to the “native” one.

Is there a way to have transcluded and “native” blockquotes in line both in the note and in the exported version?

Hmm. Mind pasting the raw text for these here?


This is the 1st blockquote, the "native one:

[John Littlewood](

> Speed of associative thought is, I believe, important in creative work. 

And these are the 2 blockquotes that are transcluded below the “native” one:

1965 - James Webb Young [wrote](

> An idea is nothing more nor less than a new combination of old elements and the capacity to bring old elements into new combinations depends largely on the ability to see relationships.

1995 - Steve Jobs [said](

> Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.
That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. And the reason they were able to do that was that they’ve had more experiences or they have thought more about their experiences than other people. Unfortunately, that’s too rare a commodity. A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.

I hope that’s what you mean.

Ah, I missed the transclusion detail. So the actual structure of the doc is something like…?

[John Littlewood](link)

> Some quote

![[Some note]]

and ![[Some note]] points to the last two blockquotes?

@ryanjamurphy: sorry about that. Here it is:

![[Creativity and Artistic ability#Everyone should use their creativity]]

[John Littlewood](

> Speed of associative thought is, I believe, important in creative work.

![[Creativity - description#What is Creativity]]

The last 2 blockquotes are in that 1 note Creativity - description.

So both are transclusions? A mystery indeed. Is this dependent on your CSS?

Else, this might be more #bug-reports than #help.

@ryanjamurphy: sorry not to have replied sooner, I got called away.
To answer your questions: yes, both are transclusions, whereas the John Littlewood quote is not, which is why I call the latter a “native” blockquote.

You are right, the blockquote positions are determined by my CSS. I now remember someone showed me a long time ago.

Thanks for pointing it out, I now made a note of it.

The issue can be closed.

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