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Blockquotes in LateX [duplicate]

Is there a way to make pretty, colorful blockquotes in LateX like this? This might be a duplicate of How can I make blockquotes in LaTeX, like Markdown, but I don't like the ugly gray blockquote ...
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Quote style like on owni.eu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Block quote with big quotation marks How can I reproduce with TikZ the quoting style from Owni.eu http://owni.fr/2011/09/13/increvable-droit-dauteur/ in a environment? I don'...
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Adding an open-quote mark to the start of each line in a multiline quotation?

I'm going to be re-typesetting some old books (from the late 18th Century) in the coming weeks, and a few of them are old enough that they use an archaic typographic convention for quotation: every ...
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How to create a 'fact box' or pull quote that is tied to the margins of your page?

I'd like to accomplish the following: Ut convallis libero in ------------------- urna ultrices accumsan. | | Donec sed odio eros. | "an important | Donec viverra mi quis |...
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Block quote with big quotation marks and opening quote on bottom

I wanted to adapt Block quote with big quotation marks to languages like my natural language German, but also some other mainly Germanic and Slavic languages (c.f. Wikipedia: Non-English usage of ...
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Quotes problem in beamer

I'm trying to make nice big quotes work in my presentation, but there is some error, a clashing of packages I assume, and I don't know how to resolve this : So my mwe is here: %&latex \...
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Block quote with big quotations - white on black

There is are some very nice answers to the question of how to put large quotation marks around a block of text at Block quote with big quotation marks. Using the first answer (which uses tikz) but ...
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Block quote with big quotation marks in margin

I really like Herberts solution to the question Block quote with big quotation markd which looks like this: \documentclass{article} \thispagestyle{empty} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Block quoting with big quotes on all the width of the page

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 ? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Add big quotation marks inside my colorbox

I have this code (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,lmodern} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \newtcbtheorem{theo}% {Definition}{fonttitle=\bfseries\upshape, arc=0mm, colback=blue!5!...
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quotes at start of every chapter

I want to make quotes like the following image at the start of a chapter, but I can't seem to find how :( This is what i been using for Now but i like this one. Can you help with that. thanks :) have ...
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a stylish footnote: brackets for a whole paragraph of text

I'm looking to make a stylish footnote. I've came with the idea of putting brackets to a whole paragraph that comes at the end of the page. I've got a result but imagine it can be done better. I've ...
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csquotes, makeblockquote and big quotation marks

I am trying to enable big quotation marks, as in a previously answered post her: Block quote with big quotation marks However, I would like to use it with csquotes, and the makeblockquote-command. ...
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How can I trace a problem with hyphenation inside special environments?

For quite some time now I've been having trouble with the hyphenation of Turkish text in mdframed environments. I have been unable to come up with a sane MWE that exhibits the problem. It only seems ...