{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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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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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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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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“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?