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    Blockquote and paragraph columns

    Ok so I have a <p> element of text aligned into two columns using;
    .two-col {
    	-moz-column-count: 2;
    	-moz-column-width: 270px;
    	-moz-column-gap: 20px;
    	-webkit-column-count: 2;
    	-webkit-column-gap: 20px;
    	-webkit-column-width: 270px;
    Before this in the html I have a blockquote defined which is then floated to the right so the text wraps around it, which all works good and well without the columns, but when I use the columns the text is isn't where it should be around the blockquote, what I want is the second column to come under the blockquote, here is what I have got at the moment (for some reason the columns seem significantly smaller than 270px here, and when I put it up to 300px they enlarge hugely more than the expected 30px the would go up but anyway..) here

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    Hello harvs899,
    We'll need to see the rest of your code to be of much help.
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