There are extra spaces around the extensive (indented and long) quotations. My current solution to eliminate them is as follows:

Lorem ipsum...

Is there any better handling for this issue?

My setup:


3 Answers 3


Without packages, you can redefine quote to issue zero \topsep.






Maybe you want to set the topsep to another value.

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The good solution is to use the quoting-package.


Change all your

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[citation text]

I suggest you read the manual to learn the other useful options.

  • Thanks, but I found another workaround. Jan 7, 2016 at 17:46

Below lines worked for all quotes.

\AtBeginEnvironment{quote}{\vspace{-\baselineskip}} % before block quote
\AtEndEnvironment{quote}{\vspace{-\baselineskip}} % after block qoute
  • 3
    Not really the best idea.
    – egreg
    Jan 7, 2016 at 18:05
  • 1
    @egreg But mustilica deserves honour for trying to find a solution.
    – Sveinung
    Jan 7, 2016 at 22:28

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