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I have this problem with Latex within quote.

For example, I want to show the following text in quote:

Let $(I, \leq)$ be an ordered index set, and let $(\Omega, \mathcal{F},\mathcal{F}_t, \mathbb{P})$ be a filtered probability space.

If I type the following text in edit box:

Let $(I, \leq)$ be an ordered index set, and let $(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mathcal{F}_t, \mathbb{P})$ be a filtered probability space.

and then quote it, the system will automatically break line in the middle of a Latex expression,

> Let $(I, \leq)$ be an ordered index
> set, and let $(\Omega, \mathcal{F},
> \mathcal{F}_t, \mathbb{P})$ be a
> filtered probability space. 

resulting in an additional ">" in the middle of the latex expression $(\Omega, \mathcal{F},> \mathcal{F}_t, \mathbb{P})$:

Let $(I, \leq)$ be an ordered index set, and let $(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, > \mathcal{F}_t, \mathbb{P})$ be a filtered probability space.

I was wondering if there is any solution? Thanks!

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    $\begingroup$ Use linebreaks, line good gentleman. $\endgroup$ – Mariano Suárez-Álvarez Feb 27 '11 at 3:58
  • $\begingroup$ @Mariano: Thanks, but what do you mean exactly? $\endgroup$ – Tim Feb 27 '11 at 3:59
  • $\begingroup$ Why not just write the quotation character (">") yourself? You don't have to press the toolbar button. :-) $\endgroup$ – Rahul Feb 27 '11 at 7:06
  • $\begingroup$ @Rabul: I hit Ctrl+Q. $\endgroup$ – Tim Feb 27 '11 at 7:24
  • $\begingroup$ Why not just write the quotation character (">") yourself? You don't have to hit Ctrl+Q. :-) $\endgroup$ – Rahul Nov 18 '12 at 22:46
  • $\begingroup$ @RahulNarain: That is what I wrote in my answer! :-) $\endgroup$ – Tim Nov 19 '12 at 0:02
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The blockquote editor function isn't quite smart enough to understand MathJax $ and $$ syntax -- if you want to blockquote a section with, I suggest doing so manually, by making sure each line begins with >.

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I found that the problem can be solved by putting a > before the first line of the quote. Not necessarily to put it in front of every line.

For example,

Let $(I, \leq)$ be an ordered index set, and let $(\Omega, \mathcal{F}, \mathcal{F}_t, \mathbb{P})$ be a filtered probability space.

Its code is

> Let $(I, \leq)$ be an ordered index
 set, and let $(\Omega, \mathcal{F},
     \mathcal{F}_t, \mathbb{P})$ be a
 filtered probability space. 
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