{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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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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“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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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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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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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 ...
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Quotation around text without using brackets

I am using the csquotes package and its \enquote{TEXT IS HERE} very often. Instead of \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top = 1in, bottom = 1in, left = 1in, right = 1in]{geometry} ...
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Numbered, hanging paragraph without list environment

I often quote text (legal sources). Normally I use the quoting-package and csquotes (block quote). Often, the quotation contains some lists, and often with a non-standard numbering (f. ex. § 4-1(a)), ...
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Quoting environment and tex4ht

I'm trying to convert some latex which includes the quoting environment, to html using htlatex. Here's a little example which gets typeset without any problems: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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How to Spell-Check LaTeX in multiple languages / language variants

I am writing a PhD Thesis / Dissertation and would like to be able to spell-check the thing. The problem is that I'm required to write it in UK English, while many of my quotations are written in US ...
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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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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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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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csquotes: Footnotes after Block Quotes with Quotation Marks

Pretty often, I come across a situation where I'd like to add a footnote to a block quote in order to comment on the passage quoted. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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How to add a quotation before a chapter [duplicate]

I would like to add a small quotations as we can find in books before a chapter. Is there a simple command to do this ? I use Xelatex and biblatex, with author-year style
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's the difference between the environments quote and quotation?

On meta, I've found the disscussion {quotation} and {quote}, but it doesn't answer my question. When should I use the environment quote? When quotation?
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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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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: ...