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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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