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{csquotes} is a package for making context-sensitive inline and display quotations.

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What's the advantage of using csquotes over using an editor's auto-replacement for "?

Many editors (TeXnicCenter, Texmaker, TeXworks, ...) offer auto-replacement of " by the desired form of quotation marks, be it `` and '' for English, "` and "' for German, or whatnot. Usually, I know ...
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quotation mark (quotation sign) xelatex + polyglossia + csquotes

the problem I have is the "?" that shows instead of appropriate quotation marks (signs) when citing/quoting text in foregin language. I have searched manuals for the packages such as polyglossia or ...
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Replace "quotes" with „quotes“?

I live in a funny part of the world where we're required to quote text like this: „quotes“ (note the difference between the opening and closing quote). Is there an easy way to set up a LaTeX document ...
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Guillemets in LaTeX («»)

I need the characters «» in my LaTeX document. I'm writing in English though, and I don't want to use Babel. I have the following hack but I'd like a better way: \newcommand{\q}[1]{{% \font\larm = ...
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How to fix kerning of comma/colon after quotes?

How to fix kerning of comma/colon after quotes? Hello, I’m a relative newbie in latex and am trying to reduce the space between closing quotes and colon/comma, but by a general way in the preamble, ...
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Setting up RefTeX with biblatex citation commands

How do I setup RefTeX with biblatex's citation commands? In Workflow for managing references? Seamus describes a workflow with RefTeX and mentions that it wouldn't be too tricky to add \autocite ...
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Question marks instead of quotation marks in references

I am using BibLaTeX and Babel (catalan) and I get a weird error in the bibliography:the quotation marks are replaced by question marks. If a deactivate Babel everything works. Babel: Code: \...
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How can I make AUCTeX spell check in the language specified by babel and csquotes macros?

It is possible to make AUCTeX load the spelling dictionary of the language which babel is loaded with. One further convenience would be for it to appropriately react to changes of language within a ...
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AUCTeX's csquotes integration does not work together with babel

I use the AUCTeX feature to expand " into csquotes macros. To enable it I have put the following in my .emacs: ;; " expands into csquotes macros (setq LaTeX-csquotes-close-quote "}" LaTeX-...
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How to change the fontsize of a csquotes' quotation?

I'm quoting some text thanks to the csquotes package, like this: \documentclass[french]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{csquotes} \...
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How to tell csquotes to italicize quotes?

I have a very stubborn professor who requires italicized quotes. So I have a document full of quotes, labeled with \enquote{}. How can I easily change all of them to be in italic ? I couldn't find ...
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Who's at fault with this error concerning csquotes and LuaLaTeX?

I ran into this with the package lilyglyphs but I'm not sure whose fault this error is. When I compile the following with lualatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \MakeOuterQuote{"} \...
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BibLaTeX langid with autolang=hyphen makes csquotes use localized quotation marks

autolang=hyphen: Enclose the entry in a hyphenrules environment. This will load hyphenation patterns for the language specified in the hyphenation field of the entry, if available. (biblatex manual, ...
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Creating own block environment in csquotes

I'm trying to create my own blockquote environment in csquotes. The \blockquoteQ command should behave like the normal \blockquote command but instead of typesetting the text upright and in quotation ...
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How to quote correctly with csquotes?

I am unsure how to quote correctly using csquotes and \textquote and \blockquote. In the documentation I found this general advise: \blockquote[cite][punct]{text}tpunct but am unsure how to really use ...
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csquotes and nested citations

It looks like the csquotes package does not allow nested citations such as \foreignblockcquote{foreign language}[pre-note] [post-note with citation \textcite{key2}] {key1}[punctuation]{quoted ...
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biblatex: sentence case and nested quotation marks

If a title contains formatting commands, how can we hook in \MakeSentenceCase to ensure correct casing and, say, nesting of quotation marks? The example below doesn't work; the quotes are properly ...
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How can I make blockquotes in LaTeX, like Markdown

In Markdown, use a pair of ``` to block quotes, How can I achieve it in LaTeX? I use the packet csquotes and encounter two questions: how to remove double quotes how to add background color
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Wrong protrusion with csquotes and microtype

I’m experiencing problems using the csquotes package and microtype using protrusion (margin kerning). The problem is that using \enquote I only get margin kerning on the left margin. \documentclass{...
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csquotes: punctuation and quotation marks

csquotes automatically includes or excludes the punctuation marks in or from the quotation depending on the language specified in the preamble. This can be adjusted individually by commands like \...
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Biblatex-Chicago and non-US quotation style?

I'm using biblatex-chicago as my referencing system as its fairly common in history-related fields and it has all the features I need (notes style rather than author-date, shorthands, etc.). However, ...
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Linebreak and \enquote

Using the \enquote{} command from the csquotes package my quotes seem to be wrapped to the next line a lot of times like this: This is an "example " sentence. Without the extra whitespace. Now I ...
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Character choice for csquotes active quotes

We all know csquotes and the multiple facilities it provides for displaying quotations and related content. One feature I'm particularly fond of are the active quotes, using \MakeAutoQuote. That's ...
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Getting rid of round brackets around superscript

I am using the following biblatex/biber configuration: \usepackage[useprefix=true,% uniquename=init,% sorting=nyt,% firstinits=true,% seriesformat=...
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\xspace doesn't add whitespace before quotes if they are active

I'm trying to get \xspace to add a whitespace before “ if it is an auto quote using csquotes. Here is an MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[autostyle,german=guillemets]{csquotes} \usepackage{...
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csquotes error (MakeAutoQuote)

After the last update of TeXLive 2018 (pretest) I get an error with csquotes' macro MakeAutoQuote: \setcounter{errorcontextlines}{100} \listfiles \documentclass[fontsize=11pt,paper=a4,pagesize,...
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How to use csquotes foreignquotes with RTL languages?

I'm having trouble getting csquotes foreign quotes to work neatly with RTL languages (in my case Hebrew). Am I doing something wrong or is there a bug somewhere? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Punctuation and text decoration - 'csquotes' not compatible with 'ulem' or 'soul'

I'm using TeX for a long time now, but I'm currently struggling integrating some features for my daily use. To be more precise: I'm intending to use features like text highlighting (yellow markup), ...
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csquotes \MakeAutoQuote{>}{<} and the graphicx creates problems under LuaTeX

I like using the the features of the csquotes package in the following manner: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[spelling=new, babelshorthands=true]{german} \...
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Three quotation levels for csquotes

The recommended way of solving nested quotations in Norwegian is to use «» for the outer level and then alternating between ‘’ and “”. (Source) Is it a large undertaking to do this with csquotes?
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Single quotes in csquotes

I'm using the csquotes package with the modifications recommended by this answer, to detect quotation marks in my text (pasted from Microsoft Word) and make them look good in the output. Is there any ...
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\emph vs. \mkbibemph and other things

I usually use the commands that come with biblatex (like mkbibemph, mkbibquote etc.) only in my bibliography. What about using them in the text of my document? Should I do that? Are there any ...
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Hanging punctuation with \enquote

Following this advice on tex.sx, I'm using csquotes. And I'd like to have hanging punctuations, for instance that left-quotation marks are displayed in the margins. I focus on this point in this ...
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Is it possible to make automatic multiple citations with csquotes and biblatex?

I'm using csquotes package with biblatex. There is a number of citations that require multiple references, which can be introduced with the \autocites command --- e.g. second hand citations (“cited in“...
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Quotations spanning multiple paragraphs in csquotes

I have a quotation which extends for multiple paragraphs. The literary convention is that there is no end-quote at the end of each paragraph, except for the last one. However, this seems to be ...
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change \quote-command to display text in italics

I'm using \usepackage{csquotes} and the commands blockquote and quote. I'm satisfied with the display of the blockquote but want to change the display of the quote so that the output is shown in ...
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Why csquotes does not seem to be persistent?

Using the \hyphenblockcquote like in What's the advantage of using csquotes over using an editor's auto-replacement for "? seems (for a bloody beginner) not persistent. Inside the same section (...
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Nice citation search in emacs for csquotes quotation (like reftex's C-c [)

When using emacs+reftex-mode I may hit "C-c [" and get a nice citation search menu for \cite command. Is there a way to get the same menu for csquotes' integrated quotations (e.g. \displaycquote)?
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Quotation marks based on langid with biblatex

I use biblatex with the csquotes and the babel package. Sometimes words in titles are set in qoutation marks. Normally I use \enquote for quotation marks. I want the style of the quotation marks in ...
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Leading (vertical space) before and after block quotes

I'm trying to re-define the quote environment (triggered by csquote's \blockquote) to remove the entire (!) additional leading before and after the quote, to make sure the quotes stays in sync with ...
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Using \selectlanguage with csquotes

As per this question, I am using csquotes to convert quotationmarks to typographical-quotes. However, when changing language through \selectlanguage the quotationmarks no longer gets converted. (I ...
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How to avoid citations being placed on a new line when \blockcquote ends with a list?

When csquotes's \blockquote and displaycquote ends with a list the citation is put on the next line after the list rather than directly after the last list item. Can one force csquotes to place the ...
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French guillemets specific look

I want to find the french guillemets in latex. To be honest I found them by many ways: \og text \fg{} with or without OT1 and french babel, but they do not produce the same result as those which ...
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csquotes: Using Auto Quotes to Create Block Quotes if Required

One of the great features of csquotes is that, using \MakeAutoQuote, we can simply type proper hard-coded quotation marks and have csquotes do the rest, i.e. turn them into the correct format (as ...
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How can I conditionally designate an active quote in csquotes.cfg?

How can I conditionally designate an active quote in csquotes.cfg so that no error is produced if the same character is made into an active quote in the .cfg and the document's preamble? I have the ...
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Replace quotation marks (or: use << and >> as csquote like auto-quotes)

I use french quotation marks (<< and >>) in many documents. Is there any way I can define in the style file to replace all french quotation marks by english ones? Furthermore I'd like to ...
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csquotes warning

I just changed my document to polyglossia but now I get: Writing index file tagebuch.idx Package csquotes Info: Checking for multilingual support... Package csquotes Info: ... found 'polyglossia' ...
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Depending on the edition, but in the same language, I want different kind of quotes

When I write ``something'', I want the output to be one of the following inside the whole document, just changing one setup in the preambul: "something" « something » “something” One solution is to ...
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Use \usetikzlibrary{quotes} with \MakeOuterQuote{"} from csquots

Is there a way to use (disable) \MakeOuterQuote{"} in tikz while using \usetikzlibrary{quotes}? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} %\MakeOuterQuote{"} %breaks tikz library \...
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inverted commas inside punctuation outside in biblatex-chicago

I write my PhD thesis using csquotes and opting for the British quotation style with inverted commas and leaving punctuations outside. For example: Kant is nowadays considered the ‘fondateur de ...