{csquotes} is a package for making context-sensitive inline and display quotations.

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XeLaTeX French guillemets non-breaking space best practice

What is the best approach to get a non-breaking space just before the closing French guillemet » ? I wish to be able to type in the natural style, which in French is « bonjour » with non-breaking ...
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Making a listing of quotes

I have a use case in which I need to list all the inline quotes used in a journalistic type article at the end along with attribution. Something like: START EXAMPLE Text text text "this is a quote," ...
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German quotation marks in the bibliography along with syntax highlighting

Let's begin with the MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=alphabetic]{biblatex} \addbibresource{lit.bib} % \...
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csquotes messes up babel language selection for printing bibliography

In the following example, enabling the csquotes packages wrongly uses German quotation marks in the bibliography, although I told babel that this is English: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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LaTeX symbol for single quote mark that MATLAB will recognize

I'm writing MATLAB code in LaTeX and I would like to be able to cut and paste it directly into the MATLAB command window. One critical symbol is the ' (single quote). When processed by LaTeX it shows ...
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Compatibility parnotes – csquotes: Some things typeset twice — Ways to solve it automatically

If you want to quote a text with footnotes, and want to place/position the notes just after the quotation paragraph : — It works perfectly with \enquote, \textquote… — It doesn't work well with \...
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Quotations around the letter t: csquotes

MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} %make " quotation marks \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \MakeOuterQuote{"} \begin{document} \texttt{read.table(file, sep = "t")} \end{document} ...
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How to use one type of quotation mark in a multilingual document?

I want to create a personal template for theses etc. in which I would like to use Guillemets. Since I do not want them to be in the way of >>lorem<<, but << lorem>>, I decided to use the ...
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Format single quotes correctly automatically

LaTeX has a tendency to format all quotation marks in the same direction. For double quotes, I've fixed this problem by adding: \usepackage[autostyle, english = american]{csquotes} \MakeOuterQuote{"} ...
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French guillemets specific look

I want to find the french guillemets in latex. To be honest I found them by many ways: \og text \fg{} with or without OT1 and french babel, but they do not produce the same result as those which ...
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1 Figure instead of Figure 1 in caption?

Maybe someone know how to change caption name of figure and number of figure order? Lithuanian standard is 1 Figure, but LaTex gives me Figure 1. The problem is, that when I use \usepackage[...
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Multilingual document: Problem between babel and csquotes: \MakeOuterQuote{"}

: Line 5 is my problem... I want to use simple quotation marks in a multilingual document with csquotes AND babel, with the help of \MakeOuterQuote{"}, and I need the command \selectlanguage{ngerman} ...
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a stylish footnote: brackets for a whole paragraph of text

I'm looking to make a stylish footnote. I've came with the idea of putting brackets to a whole paragraph that comes at the end of the page. I've got a result but imagine it can be done better. I've ...
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Latex: wrap text arround a box with quotes

The code below represents the canvas of my thesis report. I have a problem with quotation position. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt, oldfontcommands]{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Force double inverted comma

I'm trying to output (COMMAND "_OVERKILL" (SSGET "_A") "" "") but always get (COMMAND „_OVERKILL“ (SSGET „_A“) „“ „“) using (\textbf{COMMAND}\space\enquote{\_OVERKILL}\space(\textbf{SSGET} \...
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Problem using autostyle from csquote with multi languages macros

I get some macros to enable me to generate a document in three different languages from the same .txt file (for example a CV). But the format of the quote is dependent of the order in which I load the ...
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csquotes: pdflatex vs. lualatex/xelatex

The following test document \documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{ifxetex,ifluatex} \ifluatex\else \ifxetex\else \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \fi \fi \usepackage{...
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\enumerate in \blockquote produces “missing \item” error when specified package options for csquotes

I am using XeLaTeX. \documentclass[10pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[thresholdtype=words]{csquotes} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \blockquote{ \textbf{konungr} (-s, -ar), \...
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How do I create a numbered list inside a quote?

I have a quote that I need to write like this: "1. first item, 2. second item, 3. third item." But I can only get the quotation marks to go inside the numbers like this: 1."...
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Correct punctuation after a quote

What is the typographically correct way of handling punctuation at the end of a quote? I do not know ``Which one is best''. Ok.\par I do not know ``Which one is best.'' Ok.\par I do not know ``Which ...
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Leading (vertical space) before and after block quotes

I'm trying to re-define the quote environment (triggered by csquote's \blockquote) to remove the entire (!) additional leading before and after the quote, to make sure the quotes stays in sync with ...
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How to enable/disable automatic quotations marks and control indents with csquote and \blockquote

When my blockquote is long enough, latex don't put quotation marks when using \blockquote in the csquote package, e.g.: The Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) paradigm is largely attributed ...
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change \quote-command to display text in italics

I'm using \usepackage{csquotes} and the commands blockquote and quote. I'm satisfied with the display of the blockquote but want to change the display of the quote so that the output is shown in ...
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Style of quotation marks

This time I would like to ask you if you know how to change the style of signs on the left side and on the right side of a quotation. First quotation mark (that on the left) should be two commas at ...
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How to tell csquotes to italicize quotes?

I have a very stubborn professor who requires italicized quotes. So I have a document full of quotes, labeled with \enquote{}. How can I easily change all of them to be in italic ? I couldn't find ...
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How to underline a single line of text that contains an \enquote{d text} using ulem?

This MWE should explain the problem and the question: \usepackage{fontspec} %\usepackage[ngerman]{babel} % polyglossia is recommended for lualatex \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[...
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Quoting in moderncv is not working; how can I force a quotation in moderncv?

I am using this moderncv template. The issue is that when I try to put a quote in the letter template of moderncv with \quote{} I just do not work: % recipient data \recipient{Company Recruitment ...
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Csquotes: Order of punct, cite and tpunct in blockquotes does not seem to be working

I am trying to achieve a blockquote where the quote is ended by punctuation ("punct"), followed by the superscript ("cite") and then followed by the trailing punctuation ("tpunct") in the same line. ...
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Continuous quoting overline?

I am trying to use the csquotes package, but have found a problem. If I type \foreignquote{french}{Take for example the work of demonstrating a theorem which remains hypothetical (to which, for ...
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csquotes, makeblockquote and big quotation marks

I am trying to enable big quotation marks, as in a previously answered post her: Block quote with big quotation marks However, I would like to use it with csquotes, and the makeblockquote-command. ...
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csquotes: spacing between text guillemets

Consider the following mwe: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[babel,german=guillemets]{csquotes} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{...
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Automatically fill an empty prenote field when quoting with csquotes

I use biblatex with csquotes. If I quote indirectly I use \autocite and if I quote directly I use csquotes \blockcqute. I'd like to insert predefined text into the prenote field of the \blockcqute (or ...
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Initial 'single quote' is backwards - csquotes

Should I be using fontspec per Single quotes in csquotes ? My initial single quote faces the wrong way, latex thinks it's an apostrophe. MWE: filename: mwe-singlequotes.tex \documentclass[a4paper,...
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Replace “quotes” with „quotes“?

I live in a funny part of the world where we're required to quote text like this: „quotes“ (note the difference between the opening and closing quote). Is there an easy way to set up a LaTeX document ...
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Use guillemets for outer quotes and quotation marks for inner quotes with csquotes

With csquotes in the Norwegian language, quotes at the inner level will be displayed with single angle brackets, and with guillemets at the outer level. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nynorsk]{...
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How can I make blockquotes in LaTeX, like Markdown

In Markdown, use a pair of ``` to block quotes, How can I achieve it in LaTeX? I use the packet csquotes and encounter two questions: how to remove double quotes how to add background color
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Getting rid of round brackets around superscript

I am using the following biblatex/biber configuration: \usepackage[useprefix=true,% uniquename=init,% sorting=nyt,% firstinits=true,% seriesformat=...
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foreign quotation marks in short citation

I'm using the style verbose-ibid. My bibliography contains German, English and French articles. In the first appearance (fullcite) article names are in quotation marks according to their language. But ...
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french quote for blockquote and italics foreignquote

I try to generate a correct blockquote and foreignblockquote which start with « and end with » What i already have : « Test in french » (citation) « Test in english » (citation) What i ...
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Closing quotes collapse leads to unbalanced quotes in some Balto-Slavic languages

The csquotes package does a very good job automatically placing quotation marks instead of dumb quotes in the input. This works well in many languages (e.g. English, or Lithuanian ), however there is ...
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xspace inserts a space when used inside \enquote

Am I wrong in thinking that \xspace should not introduce a space when used inside an \enquote command as used in the following MWE? And how can I get the two to work together? \documentclass{article} ...
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formatting epigrams using csquotes

In the book that I am writing I occasionally begin a chapter or section with an epigram. Given that I am using the csquotes package, is there a way that when I invoke \blockquote at the beginning of a ...
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Beamer with csquotes.sty and \MakeAutoQuote{‘}{’}

When I try to load csquotes and use '\MakeAutoQuote{‘}{’}' I get a the following error message passed through by latexmk: ! Package csquotes Error: Invalid argument. See the csquotes package ...
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Substitute Proper Quotations for Degree Marks

I have a text that uses degree marks ('or'') instead of proper quotation marks (e.g.,“,”). How can I modify the text so that proper quotation marks display? I tried using the csquotes package (\...
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Missing \endcsname in xparse

I am trying to make my own class, with options for referencing. Short quotes work absolutely fine, but when it gets to longer quotes, for some reason, I get errors. essay.tex: \documentclass[bib]{...
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How to quote correctly with csquotes?

I am unsure how to quote correctly using csquotes and \textquote and \blockquote. In the documentation I found this general advise: \blockquote[cite][punct]{text}tpunct but am unsure how to really use ...
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How to switch back to main language after \foreignquote (csquotes, polyglossia, lualatex)? [duplicate]

csquotes' \foreignquote{language}{text} does not seem to switch back all the language specific font features automatically. In my opinion the language specific changes should be applied only locally ...
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garamondx doesn't typeset double quotes correctly. [duplicate]

When I use the garamondx package, latex no longer typesets double quotes correctly (see code below). Instead, double quote left is replaced with a superscript v symbol, and double quote right is ...
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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes with french guillemets under LyX

This question was already raised and answered here for american: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[american]{babel} \DeclareQuoteStyle[american]{english}% verified {\...
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Latex error: Control sequence \c_backslash_str already defined - l3str.sty

Two days ago I updated my miktex packages(using the auto update), as well as my editor (TeXstudio). After the update a document of mine simply stops rendering. On another PC of mine that wasn't ...