{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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Setting chapquote, formatting

How could I align author completely to the right? Or even better, could you show me which commands to play with? I have this in preamble: \makeatletter ...
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How to typeset a quotation in LaTeX that looks like one on TeX.SX?

How do I make this table? In stackexchange, if you type ">" at the first of the sentence, you get the above quotation. I tried to do the same thing on LaTeX, but it did not work. How do I make ...
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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} ...
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Referencing a quote environment

I currently have a quote in my tex file like this: \begin{quote} blabla \end{quote} Now I want to refer to this quote inline. Adding a label works but I cannot get the caption to work, in order to ...
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Avoid empty line after quote environment when last element in footnote

Is there any way to redefined the quote environment (or the list environment in general) so that it does not issue an empty new line. I need to have block quotes in footnotes and the extra empty line ...
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How do I completely suppress paragraph indentation in quoting environment without \noindent?

\documentclass[oneside,12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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How to indicate elision in a quotation?

How should one typeset an elided passage in a quote? An example: \begin{quotation} some text [...] then some more \end{quotation} Elision in a quote is usually indicated by an ellipsis ...
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Adding a quotation at the beginning of a book

I am using the book document format in my Latex book. I am writing a scientific book. I have a cover page (the one with \maketitle) and the Table of Contents page(s). Right after the cover page, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reduce the space between a quotation and a title

When I use the quotation environment at the start of a section I get too much space between the title and the start of the quotation. How to modify spacing around quotation environment? has ways to ...
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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 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 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 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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“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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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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How to avoid citations being placed on a new line when \blockcquote ends with a list?

When csquotes's \blockquote and displaycquote ends with a list the citation is put on the next line after the list rather than directly after the last list item. Can one force csquotes to place the ...
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Block quote with big quotation marks

How can I create a block quote enviroment with big quotation marks similar to the Cquote Template of Wikipedia? Additionally it would be nice to place both quotation marks and quote in a colored box ...
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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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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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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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“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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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 ...