{quoting} is about environments like quote and quotation which set text blocks off by indenting them. Popular packages are {quoting} and {csquotes}. For questions about quotation marks, choose {punctuation} instead.

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Putting an enumerate list into quotation marks

I have a question: How can one put quotation marks around a list, i.e. like this: "1. item one ... n. item n" I need to cite a list in my document. (I will need to use German quotation marks, ...
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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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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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Better way to remove extra space around the quote

There are extra spaces around the extensive (indented and long) quotations. My current solution to eliminate them is as follows: \begin{quote} \vspace{-\baselineskip} Lorem ipsum... ...
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changing quotation margins temporarily

I wish to change the margins of the quote environment, but just for a one-off occasion. I don't wish to change the quote environment throughout the document. I tried to do the following, but it ...
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Block quote with big quotation marks in margin

I really like Herberts solution to the question Block quote with big quotation markd which looks like this: \documentclass{article} \thispagestyle{empty} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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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Can I tighten up the white space with this custom fancy chapter code?

I found this lovely formatting code for thesis chapter epigraphs posted by @Pluton. I REALLY like how this appears, but it is rather `chunky' and takes up a lot of white space. I also don't like the ...
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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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Vertical Spacing Block Quotes

I have some issues with the vertical spacing above and below block quotes. As always, a MWE first: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} ...
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Indentation not restored after \quote{}

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} This is the first quote: \quote{\lipsum[1]} This sentence and the following quote should not be inside the first quote: ...
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How to display in-text citation in the “Author Year: page” format?

I was wondering how to make LaTex display my in-text citations in the following format: "some text some text some text (Name 2015: 23)." I'm using the natbib-package and the bibliography style in my ...
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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 ...
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eledmac and quote without right indentation

I changed the definition of the quote environment to not indent on the right side. But this change doesn't work between \pstart and \pend of eledmac. How would I do that? I tried by redefing the ...
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Why is there no indent to the first line in my quoted paragraph?

I wanted to indent some quoted content (both 1cm from left and 1cm from right), so I defined a new environment (MWE) as follows \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \usepackage{latexsym} ...
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Quoted code changes color when imported from source

I wrote a simple code to highlight syntax when I quote some C++ in latex. However, when the code is directly imported from a source file, the headers are in blue instead of green, this being the only ...
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Right alignment of a single line

I have some pieces of metrical text, set in quoting environments, in which some verse halves are longer than a line. The standard verse environment would just break automatically and indent the second ...
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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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Nested quotes have smaller and smaller paragraph skips

I'm using Memoir and \abnormalparskip{<length>}. Every time I start a new \begin{quote}, the space between paragraphs gets smaller and smaller until it's basically gone. Here is a minimal test ...
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How to change the spacing before and after a quote environment?

I'm using the book class and I would like to change the default spacing before and after a quote environment.
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How to reference a quote like an equation?

For my project, I've interviewed some people and used parts of those interviews as quotes in my project. Some quotes I would like to reference later on, just like how equations are referenced, with a ...
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How to make all quotes italicised

I want to italicise all the quotes in my paper. By that I mean that everything in the quote environment is italicised to help differentiate it from the main text. I've seen a few threads talking ...
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no indentation at hyphenated word in quote environment

I'm typesetting a whole bible and I'm trying to reproduce some special quotes of it using the quote environment and some macros. These quotes have indentation when there is a new line (\\), and the ...
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csquote: custom quote styles

I am typesetting a novel that features “Dialogue” by cats and other animals. « Cats speak like this » “People speak like this.” I've had something like this: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to quote a list?

I want to quote a list in the following way: We haven't produced an original list. But another group made this list: [1] "1. bla "2. bla bla "3. bla bla bla" Is there a simple way ...
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Typesetting novel dialogue where one speaker has multiple paragraphs

I'm typesetting a novel wherein many characters have 2+ paragraphs of uninterrupted dialogue. Example: “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet…tik. “Nullam orci dolor, porttitor a…julo? “Nulla nibh ...
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Inserting a quote as an exhibit in LyX

I would like to insert a quote into the LyX document that stands out from the rest of the text and is displayed as a display formula would be (on a separate line with space around it). For example: ...
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mdframed breaks vskip option in quoting

Csonsider the following MWE. Without the call to \surroundwithmdframed, the vskip argument to quoting works. With it, it doesn't. Can anyone suggest a workaround or fix? Thanks. ...
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Customizing style of formal block quote in csquotes?

The MWE below: % pdflatex test.tex; biber test; pdflatex test.tex; pdflatex test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[autostyle=tryonce,autopunct=true]{csquotes} \usepackage[% style=ieee, ...
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Number quote environment like an equation

I want to put an equation number to the right of a quote (the environment) as if it was an equation. I have looked at Equations with only text in them, How can I make LaTeX number my quotes and How ...
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Change margins of quotation environment asymmetrically

I need to write an essay in MLA style and have a block quotation consisting of two paragraphs. I found a way to keep the indentation of the first line of each paragraph intact by following this ...
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How can I right-align a quotation attribution, on the same line as the quotation if possible?

Often quotations are set with the attribution aligned right: The attribution is on a new line after the quotation. Suppose however, that there were enough empty space on the last line of the ...
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Insert a character at beginning of each line after the current one?

I'm looking for a way to obtain automatically the following layout of French "continuous guillemets", used in old typography when a citation includes another citation that spreads over several lines ...
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How to cite correctly in a document with quotes in several languages using csquotes? [closed]

I'm working on a document written primarily in Spanish, but contains many quotes between quotation marks, multiple nested. It also contains text blocks that I usually compose with the environments ...
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Indent fancy quotation box in latex

I want to write latex to implement below fancy quotation box as per solution Fancy Quotation Boxes in Latex. However, I don't know how to indent the quotation box such as: You may observe the ...
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Multiple Dictums for a chapter

I would like to have more than one quote at the start of a chapter. I am using the dictum environment with scrreprt. If I do two back to back dictums, it simply ignores the first and proceeds with the ...
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How to get big quotation marks again

I am trying to use this answer to get large quotation marks, \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames}{xcolor} \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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csquotes: Using Auto Quotes to Create Block Quotes if Required

One of the great features of csquotes is that, using \MakeAutoQuote, we can simply type proper hard-coded quotation marks and have csquotes do the rest, i.e. turn them into the correct format (as ...
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using section types inside of blockquote

I'm still new to latex, but can someone explain to me why this one works: \begin{document} \begin{quote} \subsubsection{Just some Text} \end{quote} \end{document} but this one does not: ...
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Add a black border to block quotations?

I have a Markdown file that I'm converting to PDF with Pandoc. And I'd like that the block quotation of the Markdown file get a 1px black border around them in the PDF. I already managed to edit the ...
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Depending on the edition, but in the same language, I want different kind of quotes

When I write ``something'', I want the output to be one of the following inside the whole document, just changing one setup in the preambul: "something" « something » “something” One solution is ...
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Eliminating extra vertical space around quotes in letters

Eliminating vertical space around a quote, as described here, succeeds when the documentclass is article \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{quoting} \quotingsetup{vskip=0pt} \begin{document} ...
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Beamer automatic overlay and quote play oddly together

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+-|alert@+>] \item Foo \item Bar \begin{quote} God doesn't play dice with the ...
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Text in quote style with caption

I need to put a output of a program in a quote stile but i need to put a \caption tag like an image or a table. I need to do something like: text other text ... Output X: something What i can do ...
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Suggestions for the format of text quoted

I am looking for the best form to quote external text from other authors, but with my version I am unhappy, cause --in my point of view-- it is poor and less visual than I liked to. This is my ...
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pdflatex raise error when \paragraph inside quote environment

Why I get a error when there is a \paragraph{} (or \subparagraph{}) inside a quote environment? For the example below \documentclass[]{article} \begin{document} \begin{quote} \paragraph{My header} ...
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Too much space around quote environment

Sometimes, LaTeXput extra white lines around my \begin{quote}. I use just the basic memoir class without any customization. Any hint?
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Hanging punctuation with quotation marks in left margin?

Plain TeX has a method of creating hanging punctuation, where a punctuation mark/character immediately to the left of some text sits effectively in the margin. I want to do this with quotes, so that ...
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Biblatex: Improving Dynamic Quotation Command

In Biblatex: Automatic Vgl. & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length) lockstep creates a quotation command based on previous contribitions by lockstep and Martin Scharrer that ...