About

csquotes is a package for making context-sensitive inline and display quotations. To understand the benefits csquotes a comparison with how quotations are made without csquotes is telling.

With LaTeX inline quotations are written such as

``quote''

for double quotation marks or as

`quote'

for single quotation marks. If a document with such quotes is going to modified to use another quotation style every single quote mark will have to be replaced.

With csquotes inline quotations are written using

\enquote{quote}

or

\enquote*{quote}

to force single quotation marks. \enquote inserts appropriate quotations marks according to the language of the document (it knows and ). Also if \enquote is nested, such as \enquote{quote {quote quote}}, csquotes inserts appropriate quotation marks.

Often quotations are used to write citations. To ease this csquotes integrates with citations packages such as .

For further arguments of the benefits of csquotes see What's the advantage of using csquotes over using an editor's auto-replacement for "?

Resources

See also .

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