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Is there a way to never intend a paragraph after a long intended blockquote created with displayquote?

IMHO it looks ugly and serves no purpose as the vertical spacing after such a blockquote/displayquote already denotes a new paragraph. And it is obvious a new paragraph comes after a quote. After all, after a headline there is also no \parindent.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{csquotes}
\usepackage{blindtext}

\title{csquotes}
\date{August 2020}

\begin{document}

\maketitle

\section{Introduction}


\blindtext
For example Someone said:
\begin{displayquote}
    bla bla
\end{displayquote}

% here I want no intend
\blindtext

\end{document}

example

I know I can place \noindent there – or remove the empty lines, but this is a manual and annoying task for each quotation. Even though people recommend it.

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  • The empty line is an explicit instruction to start a new paragraph, it not only introduces an indent it (in general) changes the vertical spacing. Removing the blank line is not a manual task! You manually added it. (You should never need \noindent ) – David Carlisle Aug 29 '20 at 13:29
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You are forcing a new paragraph, it is not the displayquote that is making an indent.

If you do not start a new paragraph then there is no indent.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{csquotes}
\usepackage{blindtext}

\title{csquotes}
\date{August 2020}

\begin{document}

\maketitle

\section{Introduction}


\blindtext
For example Someone said:
\begin{displayquote}
    bla bla
\end{displayquote}
% here I want no indent
\blindtext

\end{document}

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  • Well… I do… yeah, hmm. Yeah makes sense. But semantically it is a new paragraph (after such a long block quote, you never continue your old paragraph). As such, IMHO, the empty line makes sense. – rugk Aug 29 '20 at 13:29
  • @rugk it is quite normal to have long quotations, or lists or displayed equations that are semantically part of a paragraph. – David Carlisle Aug 29 '20 at 13:31
  • In this example since you didn't end the sentence before the quotation the following text is arguably part of the same sentence not only the same paragraph and should start with a lowercase letter as well as no indent. This is often seen after displayed equations. @rugk – David Carlisle Aug 29 '20 at 13:37

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