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How to blockquote region in Emacs

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Question

Is there a command in emacs for "email quoting" an autofilled paragraph?

Have

Nullam eu ante vel est convallis dignissim. Fusce suscipit, wisi nec
facilisis facilisis, est dui fermentum leo, quis tempor ligula erat quis
odio. Nunc porta vulputate tellus. Nunc rutrum turpis sed pede. Sed
bibendum. Aliquam posuere. Nunc aliquet, augue nec adipiscing interdum,
lacus tellus malesuada massa, quis varius mi purus non odio.
Pellentesque condimentum, magna ut suscipit hendrerit, ipsum augue
ornare nulla, non luctus diam neque sit amet urna. Curabitur vulputate
vestibulum lorem. Fusce sagittis, libero non molestie mollis, magna orci
ultrices dolor, at vulputate neque nulla lacinia eros. Sed id ligula
quis est convallis tempor. Curabitur lacinia pulvinar nibh. Nam a
sapien.

Want

> Nullam eu ante vel est convallis dignissim. Fusce suscipit, wisi nec
> facilisis facilisis, est dui fermentum leo, quis tempor ligula erat quis
> odio. Nunc porta vulputate tellus. Nunc rutrum turpis sed pede. Sed
> bibendum. Aliquam posuere. Nunc aliquet, augue nec adipiscing interdum,
> lacus tellus malesuada massa, quis varius mi purus non odio.
> Pellentesque condimentum, magna ut suscipit hendrerit, ipsum augue
> ornare nulla, non luctus diam neque sit amet urna. Curabitur vulputate
> vestibulum lorem. Fusce sagittis, libero non molestie mollis, magna orci
> ultrices dolor, at vulputate neque nulla lacinia eros. Sed id ligula
> quis est convallis tempor. Curabitur lacinia pulvinar nibh. Nam a
> sapien.

Notes

I am using spacemacs, but I should be able to translate a vanilla emacs answer.

I usually encounter this in markdown-mode and text-mode.

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In markdown-mode, markdown-blockquote-region does the trick!

Bound to SPC m x Q or the shortcut , x Q in spacemacs.

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