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how can I fix this interaction of the dialogue package and the textgreek package?

I'm trying to use the dialogue package and the textgreek package together, and something is going wrong. I'll confess I'm not super-familiar with either package, so it may be something obvious that I'...
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Multi-paragraph list indentation

I suspect that there is a better way I could be doing some of these things, so I am looking to you all for some guidance on how I can make this better. Based on the example given here, I created a ...
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Changing the text format when using the dialogue package

I would like to format the dialogue text while using the dialogue package. I have already made the speaker bold, but was not able to format the text of speakers. I would like to have the text to be ...
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Declared itemize list of enumitem package prints labels in the left margin. How to fix it?

I have borrowed a way for creating dialogues from the answer of this question: Create a dialogue. The code in this page works fine but when I added it in my document which uses geometry package the ...
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Right alignment in a custom dialogue environment

I took this newenvironment code from a different question here at tex.stackexchange. It works well but I would like to distinguish the dialogue partners by either left or right aligning the \item. \...
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How can I typeset dialogue in the style of Shakespeares plays (Cambridge school)?

I want to create a centered environment as shown in the image below, with the speaker's name in caps lock, followed by the quote. The only thing I can think of is using amsmath (the \begin{align} ...
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Indentation of dialogue should differ from regular paragraph indentation

I found an old book with a quite interesting feature: the paragraph indentation varied, when it started with a quotation mark. I wonder how this could be achieved in LaTeX. This is just a sentence to ...
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Provided Definition and Example with an Outdent/Aligned text

I am not sure what to even search or how to describe what I'm trying to do here. I'm trying to do a definition-example type of thing. Here's an example: For the Term definition part, I am using \...
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Newcommand with dialogue not working

I m trying to create a new short command for the dialogue package. While the regular use of \speak{} inside the environment works, the \newcommand that I have created using it doesn't. \newcommand*...
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Create a dialogue

I am a beginner in Latex. This is my problem. I would like to type set a dialogue between three characters. I found the dialogue environment but it does not exactly cope with what I expect. The ...
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How should I indicate redactions in a dialogue?

I am transcribing an interview, where the speaker's identitifying information must be redacted. How should I present the redactions to make it clear what I did? I am using the dialogue package. I ...
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Ignore parskip if using dialogue package

I am using the dialogue package in my document and I'm using scrartcl with option parskip. How can I switch off parskip inside the dialogues? I don’t want to have that space between the lines. \...
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dialog environment advise

I use longtable environment to make a dialog, like this below. I prefer it than the dialogue environment because of: the || lines at the left the style of the speaker's name (separate from the text) ...
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dialog problem with Greek characters [closed]

Good morning! I 'm trying to make a dialog environment using the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{dialogue} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \...
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Changing the main font in the dialogue package

I am using the dialogue package for typesetting some conversations in between main text. The main text is set in serif, I want the dialogues to appear in sans and in a smaller size than the main text. ...
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How to easily quote a theatre dialogue?

I'm looking for a typesetting to easily quote theatre dialogues. I'm not writing a play, I'm writing a paper on theatre so I need to easily quote dialogues with proper typesetting (characters' names ...
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Paquage or other way for IRC or other chat system rendering

I know that dramatist exist but it is made to get theater rendering. However I need to get chat representations with all chat specificities and usage like events managing (someone left, someone enter,...
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List inside the customized quotation

I would like to make customized list environment which work both in main text as well as in my own quotation (in my case environment that I call dialogue (list) is inside environment that I call ...
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Formatting Mailing List archive

I have archived a mailing list, with multiple writers/speakers, asking and answering questions on a variety of subjects. I've been looking around for solutions, but none come close to what I'm ...
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simple formatting issue, 2 interfering environments

I am using the Frankensteins dialogue environment as well as the mdframed environment in order to highlight interesting parts of the dialogue. I would like that these two environments don't interfere ...
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Write a command, easy to use for dialogues

I would like to have a command to write dialogues. Something like \newcommand\fdia{---~ } \newcommand\dia{\\ \indent ---~ } with usage: \fdia Hi how are you? \dia Fine and you? \dia My god, this ...
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Change the Speak template of Dialogue package

I'm new to LaTeX, I've found all I needed on the internet, but I've stumbled upon a very specific problem that will require better understanding of templating. I've got a dialogue : \begin{dialogue} ...
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csquote: custom quote styles

I am typesetting a novel that features “Dialogue” by cats and other animals. « Cats speak like this » “People speak like this.” I've had something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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outdent for dialogue poemscol

I'm trying to format a dialogue which is included in a prosaic translation. I am using Poemscol at the moment because it was the only format I could find which would conveniently let me number stanzas ...
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Novel's dialogue with a dash in front of every line but the first

I'd like to have a dialogue environment looking like this: « Oh. — What do you think ? — It's not correct English typography style. — I know, but we speak English only because we're on StackExchange. ...
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tufte-handout - dialogue line spacing broken by footnote

I'm using the dialogue package and tufte-handout class - MWE follows. The issue I'm experiencing is shown in this image. After inserting a footnote -- which is actually a citation -- the spacing of ...
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Set SC font for Dialogue Package?

Is there a way to set the small caps font for use in the Dialogue package? If I use the tgtermes font everything works fine; unfortunately I'm working in another language so I need an Open Type font ...
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Incompatibility of Verse and Dialogue Packages?

I am trying to typeset a selection from a poem near the beginning of a document as well as typeset a portion of a dialogue later in the document. The verse package spins off an error (which various ...
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