{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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“Inspirational” quote at start of chapter

I recall seeing a package to make quotes like that of the following image at the start of a chapter, but I can't seem to find it again. (This image is from the book Combinatorics and Graph Theory ...
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Define quotation environment without indentation of the first paragraph

I want to have a quotation environment that does not indent the first paragraph. \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} \makeatletter \renewenvironment{quotation} ...
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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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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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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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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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Quote environment with reference at the end right

I want to define a quote environment such that after the quote on the right occurs the author with page number. My solution is yet the redefinition of the quote environment \usepackage{amsthm} % ...
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How can I change the indentation in quote and quotation environments and commands?

I need to change the indentation that the quote and quotation environments and commands employ. I assume that there is some length I need to set, but I've googled around, and cannot find what I am ...
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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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How can I make LaTeX number my quotes

I would like to number the quotations that appear in my document. I like what LaTeX does with the equation environment, and would like something similar, so that if I had typed \begin{quote} Quote ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Formatting new environment with borders

I have defined myself a new environment as below: \newenvironment{myquote}{\list{}{\leftmargin=0.3in\rightmargin=0.3in}\item[]}{\endlist} What I would like to do here is to be able to format this ...
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How do I indent ALL lines of a paragraph so that it looks like a blockquote?

I understand that there is a \quote (correct me if I'm wrong) macro to do this; but I'm using this for something else (not prose). I also want it to obey the right margin. My minimal working example ...
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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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How can I indent a block of text for a specified amount? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indenting a whole paragraph Write text with some fixed amount of space from the margin I would like to indent a paragraph or two for a specific amount. The quote ...
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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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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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Only-Quote page after abstract page?

I want a quote-page after my abstract in my document. No numbering, no header, just the plain quote plus source. Howto? My main file (the file is named 'slogan' in here): \documentclass[ 12pt, ...
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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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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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How to prevent pagebreak in quote environment?

\begin{quote} ``No matter how far apart the particles are when we try to collect one of them the relative probabilities of finding it in different places are strongly affected by the `interference ...
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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 ...
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Biblatex: Combining Dynamic Compare Command with a '\citetitle' Command

In How to create a \citejournal, \citebooktitle, \cite… command in biblatex? Gonzalo Medina and Audrey provided code that works like \citeauthor{}e.g. when you put in your document it creates just the ...
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Automatically add quotes

I would like to create a new environment which will behave similar to quote, but with quotes added. I tried something like this: ...
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Indenting long citations inside a document?

This question led to a new feature in a package: quoting Suppose I have a very long sentence of law text that I need to have in my document. And according to the XYZ law: Aaaaaa aoe oa ao ...
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How can I extend quote's width in moderncv?

How can I extend quote's width in moderncv? I want the quote element to be wider so it would occupy less amount of lines. Here is my minimal working example: ...
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How to configure/redefine the quotation environment to cite?

I want to redefine the quotation or quote environment so that I have a different presentation style, such as big quotes or all italics, right aligned, etc. I also want to cite the source (a real ...
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How to resize a line with the text height with TikZ?

I made a new style of quoting. But I have to put the line height and width of the quote manually. Someone have a solution for make a environment with just 2 or 3 parameters? The quote, the author ...
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Language sensitive italicized quotation with csquotes

In what follows: \documentclass[fontsize=11pt]{book} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \frenchbsetup{IndentFirst=false} \begin{document} text ...
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How to implement book style notes/usage fields?

I would like to implement Note style fields like in here (excerpt from https://developer.android.com/training/graphics/opengl/environment.html#manifest for demonstration) How can I do this in LaTeX ...
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Package quoting and \chapter

I use the quoting package to set quoting in my master thesis. In the following MWE a found a strange bug. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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Nice citation search in emacs for csquotes quotation (like reftex's C-c [)

When using emacs+reftex-mode I may hit "C-c [" and get a nice citation search menu for \cite command. Is there a way to get the same menu for csquotes' integrated quotations (e.g. \displaycquote)?
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Place the citation flush right csQuotes

I very much like the way the citations are done in this answer here Quote environment with reference at the end right Is there any way to get the same effect using csQuotes? Beneath is a somewhat ...
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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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Biblatex: Automatic *Vgl.* & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length)

Is it possible to create a command that: Whenever it exceeds a certain number of lines in the output (preferably 3), it will be typeset indented. The citation will automatically be typeset without ...