the following code (source) is very pretty but I would like the text quoted to occupy all the width of the page.

How can I achieve this ?


    \newcommand*\closequote{ %



        Some quoted words

        Some quoted words

        A common mistake that people make when trying to design something
        completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

        \par \emph{Douglas Adams}

  • Indeed, it is very easy to fix : I delete the quote environment. – projetmbc Apr 30 '11 at 12:28

Add to those definitions


and change \begin{quote} into \begin{xquote} and similarly \end{quote} into \begin{xquote}.

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  • @projectmbc: rather than comment, it's better for future readers to vote up an answer, marking it as accepted when you're sure it does what you were looking for. – egreg Apr 30 '11 at 13:08
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