{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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csquotes: always enclose blockquote in “ ”

I'm trying to force csquotes to always set a \blockquote in display mode but still enclose the quote in quotation marks, German ones in particular. How can I achieve that? \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Line spacing inside quote environment in amsart (removing extra white space)

This is a follow-up to Line spacing inside quote environment. I'm using the amsart document class, with a specifically defined line-spacing for the whole document. When I adjust the line-spacing ...
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Indentation for quotes in LaTeX

Sometimes when we use a long quote, we want the paragraph for the quote to indent from both the left side and the right side. What is the "correct" way to do this?
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How to quote a sentence from other place in beamer?

i want to quote following sentence in my beamer in very standard way : we discuss the ambiguities of existing security definitions and then provide a general framework for defining AKE security ...
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ConTeXt: How to change the background color and border of a Pandoc-generated blockquote?

Consider the following minimum working example containing a blockquote as defined in a Pandoc-generated document: \setuppapersize [A4][A4] \setuplayout [width=middle, backspace=1.5in, ...
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Figure in Beamer

I want to make slide using beamer. Is it possible figure is in the top left side and quote is in the top right side of the figure? Is there any special environment for quote? ...
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The quote environment and the typographically correct notation of reference

This is a typography and latex related question. I have seen various examples of how the quote environment and the belonging reference to the quote are used. What is correct in the following minimum ...
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Nonstandard quotation margins

I would like to create a document with nonstandard quotation environment. The goal is that on odd pages quotations have to be indent on the left, and on even pages in opposite way (indent on the ...
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Ignore space in defining environment

Let assume that I want to redefine the quotation environment putting the text in italic and inserting it between quotation marks. I have some problems in adjusting the space after the opening of ...
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Applying custom size and spacing to quote environment

Am using "article" document class in LyX and trying to get the quote paragraph-environment to run with "small" text size and single-spacing (globally), while keeping the rest of the document (standard ...
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Inhibit indentation in paragraph after using the “quoting” package

A little while ago I asked this questions concerning how to quote in the style of "quotation" but without the first paragraph being indented. The answer I got was to use the quoting package instead of ...
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Quoting styles, technical an appreciation questions

I know there has been some questions about the quote style, I loved the one with the big quote marks. What I'm trying to achieve it's a little simpler. Right now I have something like this: ...
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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Changing the vertical spacing before and after the quoting environment when using parskip

I'm working with the quoting environment but I can't figure out how to adjust the vertical space before and after it. I would like the environment to be indented on either side like it is but not have ...
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How to use the pullquote package on a two-column layout? [closed]

I've been reading about pull quotes. In this question, a great answer is posted with a link to a custom package called pullquote. I've installed this package and have been trying to make it work, as ...
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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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Vertical spacing below block quote should be retained even if footnote follows

In my text, block quotes have noticeable vertical spacing from the text above and below. When there is a footnote, this property is violated; I would like to restore it. (And I think this formatting ...
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Ellipsis without brackets — fine tuning

Very much related to this question and its answer, I would like to ask the following: If I want to indicate omissions in a quotation not by using Text [...] more text. but instead by using Text ... ...
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Dedicated symbol for […] in quotations?

I would like to use [...] in quotations to indicate a part which was not included. Just entering [...] does not render it perfectly in my opinion. Is there a special way of inputing said symbol? ...
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new quote-based environment end spacing [closed]

In order to insert quotations, the document uses a quote-based \newenvironmentx \newenvironmentx{QUOTE}[1][1=.]{% \begin{quote}% \tiny\noindent% \gdef\parQ{#1}``% }{\parQ''% \normalsize% ...
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How to force csquotes to show the quotations marks in block quotes?

How can I force the csquotes package to always show quotations marks in my block quotes, regardless of the language etc...? Tried this, but no cigar: \usepackage{csquotes}[english=british] % ...
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Define a command for italic, bold and centered title inside a quote

Inside my quote, I have a bold, italic and centered header. How can I define a command so that I can typeset this text all in one go? I tried: ...
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Why does Context line-break my quotation and leave the quotation sign on it's own row?

Using Context to set a book I have the following problem: Context linebreaks some quotations in a way that makes the quotation sign (in my case a guillemet [sic!]) appear on its own row. How can i ...
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Block quote in figure caption

I need to put a multi-line quote in a figure caption. I've put code together that does this correctly if I override several errors, but I'd like the document to compile without errors. The code: ...
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Right aligning a quote with extra indentation

I want to insert a quote into a document, have it aligned to the right, italic, with some extra indentation from the right margin, this is what i've managed so far: \documentclass{book} ...
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Block quote with big quotation marks and opening quote on bottom

I wanted to adapt Block quote with big quotation marks to languages like my natural language German, but also some other mainly Germanic and Slavic languages (c.f. Wikipedia: Non-English usage of ...
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Put quote in new page if it does not fit

I have a \begin{quote} ... \end{quote} which I would not like to be broken in separate pages. So if it's at the end of a page and there's not enough space, it would go into a new page automatically. ...
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Smaller font size in quote environment relative to context

I want to have all quotes in the quote-environment in a smaller font. This is possible with the etoolbox-package and the command: \AtBeginEnvironment{quote}{\small} But if I use a quote-environment ...
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Quotes problem in beamer

I'm trying to make nice big quotes work in my presentation, but there is some error, a clashing of packages I assume, and I don't know how to resolve this :\ So my mwe is here: %&latex ...
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Custom quote formatting [closed]

I have a .cls in which I have quite a bit of formatting... I'm trying to make a way of making my own "quote" formatting. I need to format my quotes centered, with a limited width for each line, and ...
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protrusion issue - pdftex bug, microtype bug or LaTeX bug?

While finishing an article for TUGboat I came across a strange behavior of the protrusion mechanism of pdfTeX (as implemented by the microtype package). The character \ in typewriter has a negative ...
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Letter in quotation

I want to put entire letter as a quotation in text (which is a book), something similar to what you get with quotation enviroinment, but preserving positions of adress etc. How to do this?
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wrapfigures and quote environment not working together

I want to have a figure floating next to a block quote. So I used the wrapfig package and the quote environment. If you typeset the following example, you will see that the figure is printed on the ...
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\begin{citacao} abntex top and bottom margin [closed]

How can I remove the top and bottom margin of the citacao item in abntex? It currently looks like this image: I need it to have just a single space between lines. The abntex implementation is ...
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Non-italic quote in the quote environment

Any idea how to produce a quote in the quote environment that's not italicized (using LyX)? I'm trying to create a presentation in beamer and can't seem to figure it out.
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setspace and quoting environment result in superfluous empty line

I was trying to set up the quoting environment by the package of the same name, which included single line spacing for block quotes as opposed to one and a half line spacing for normal text. The ...
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«» resemble too much \ll \gg

I am typesetting a translation of some ancient poetry book from another language (namely Finnish). In the text there are several quotes which uses the Guillemets (« and »). Since I am using a UTF-8 ...
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How to display the same text in various parts of the document?

In a long, long, long writing. I have a piece of text that repeats in several places/sections/chapters. When I'm editing, I change 2 or 3 words in that piece of text. The changes have to be applied to ...
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Problem with space in chapter and quotes

I'm having problems with a ezthesis. 1- This is my fourth chapter and only in this one, my header (Example, Nº4) starts near to the middle of the page, when the other starts near the top. 2- I use ...
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Strange chapter influence on quotation environment

The code below give a strange result when I comment out the \begingroup end \endgroup: the quotation environment has different vertical space to the text before ("Some text"). What is it that chapter ...
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fixed distance and no page break between lines

I'm trying to make a quotation environment which puts the quote on a gray background, with a colored rule right on top of it: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{color} ...
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Block quote with big quotations - white on black

There is are some very nice answers to the question of how to put large quotation marks around a block of text at Block quote with big quotation marks. Using the first answer (which uses tikz) but ...
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Beautiful quotes in documentclass article [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Inspirational” quote at start of chapter I'm using \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}. How to do this beautiful quote by using \renewenvironment{quote} ...
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How to force latex to put a quote in one line?

I am currently writing a CV on LaTeX. I want to have a quote on the head of my modernCV, but latex puts ONE word into a second line. Can I make LaTeX put all the quote into one line? ...
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Handling quotes inside quotes in a bibliographic field

I have an entry in my bib file of the form @conference{abc, author = "Some name", title = ""This is inside quote" and outside quote content", . . . } when I check this entry through jabref, I get ...
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Can I create one command for quoting?

I would like to get this result: I currently use this piece to get the result: \glqq{\textit{Analysis II}}\grqq{} Can I create a single command like the following to get the desired result? ...
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“direct” quotations and “entire paragraph” quotations

I need two types of citations which I have not figured out how to define: (see highlighted in grey) 1) As Owens stated (2008, p.97), ‘the value of...’ 2) Simone de Beauvoir (1972, p.365) ...
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Three quotation levels for csquotes

The recommended way of solving nested quotations in Norwegian is to use «» for the outer level and then alternating between ‘’ and “”. (Source) Is it a large undertaking to do this with csquotes?
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\quote{} in IEEETrans misaligns following text

I'm writing my LaTeX document using the IEEE LaTeX template. I sometimes use the \quote{some text here} command to block quote a single paragraph. It tabs the text one to the right. Unfortunately ...
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Quotes with speech balloons

I looking for a way to do that with TikZ : But I have no idea how to do this quote style. \begin{sballoonquote}{\linewidth}{r}{color}{Donald Knuth} An algorithm must be seen to be believed. ...