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Can I quote a section in a rulebook?

  1. TeriSilver profile image97
    TeriSilverposted 3 years ago

    Can I quote a section in a rulebook?

    (In quotes and italics) or will that be looked at as duplicate content by HP?  I have an article that features one small section of a rulebook, word for word in that rulebook, but it is in italics and quotes and the section leads with the name of the source and rule number.   Please, I'd like an official word on this because I don't want to get tagged for duplicate content.  I have run this all through copyscape and it does come up, as I expected it to.  How do we handle quoting from an official text?  Thanks.

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    sheilamyersposted 3 years ago

    Two things will probably keep it from being seen a duplicate content. First, use the quote button to set it apart from all of the other text and it will be seen as a quote. Also, if what you do quote is only a small part of your hub with all of the other text being your original and unique content, you should be ok and not get the duplicate content warning.

  3. TeriSilver profile image97
    TeriSilverposted 3 years ago

    Thanks Sheila, I hope you're right.  I've never used as quote button before, I'll have to find that, can you tell me where it is? (I don't see it directly on the page). Yes, everything else is my content. Thanks for the tip!

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      sheilamyersposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      When you're typing your text in the edit box, look for the single quote along the top with the other options like bold, numbers, etc. Highlight the text you want as a quote and click the quotation mark.

 
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