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epigraph plus standalone gives unexpected results

I want to write a long document therefore I will split it in several files and use the package standalone to import them. I also want to add epigraphs before the chapters names, thus I use the package ...
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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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Change font size in epigraph

I would like to reduce the font size of the epigraph on Part pages. When I write: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{book} \usepackage{epigraph} \usepackage{titlesec} \makeatletter \titleformat{\part}[...
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Epigraph Package: flushepinormal option, and the vertical space between the epigraph and the source in general

Below is the epigraph package with and without flushepinormal option. \documentclass[12pt]{article} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage[T1]{...
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Epigraph before \chapter and \section

I have read the epigraph documentation, but sadly I do not understand how to put my quote before the \chapter and \section entry (same page). Could someone give me a hint, please? \documentclass[...
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How to both center and widen both epigraph text & source?

I would like to both center and widen an epigraph, including its source. So I did something like: \documentclass {scrbook} \usepackage {epigraph} \setlength \epigraphwidth {\textwidth} \setlength \...
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Chapter epigraph in the previous odd page

I'd like to insert an epigraph that comes with a chapter in the previous blank page, say in the odd page at the left of the chapter title. A possible (naive) solution would be to put the epigraph in ...
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Epigraph appearing at the previous page at every new Part

I'm struggling a bit with a "book" Latex document where I'm using Chapters, Parts and the Epigraph package. I want to have, for each "Part" page, a single page containing the title of the part and an ...
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Epigraph printing on wrong pages with titlesec

Consider the following code: % Configuration \documentclass[twoside, 10pt]{book} \usepackage[paperwidth = 6in, paperheight = 9in]{geometry} \usepackage{xpatch, xifthen, lmodern, fancyhdr, etoolbox, ...
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Quote, paragraph, epigraph or doi before the chapter title in memoir class

I need to add some text (doi-url link) before the \chapter name. Unfortunately, two approaches listed below have limitations: \epigraph is the inlined memoir command to make epigraphs. However \...
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Positioning Epigraphs in the Same Place on a Page

I am using epigraph to provide pre-chapter heading quotes in my report class document--which is actually causing the problems as this is the first time I am trying to use the report class. The problem ...
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how to fix the position of a text in page when vspace is applied to other parts

I have an issue with using vspace. I have a page, blank with the following lines \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{epigraph} \begin{document} \emph{Alpha Beta} \...
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Position epigraph at the end of the page [duplicate]

I want to create a epigraph. But the package epigraph position it at the beginning of the page. I want to position the epigraph at the end of the page. Can someone help me ?
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Bad line break in an epigraph-like definition with a citation

In a book project, I am using the epigraph epigraph doc package for important quotations that should be nicely set off from the text and also include the source citation. That all works nicely. I ...
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Footnote with special symbol in epigraph command

I have a problem related to a question concerning footnotes and epigraph. That is, in that question the following (superclean!) answer was given by egreg: Just use \footcitetext: \epigraph{Lorem ...
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Always need to manually enter filename when file not found (e.g. “epigraph.sty” not found)

I'm using the "epigraph" package for epigraphs at the beginning of my chapters. Every time I try to compile it always says LaTeX Error: File "epigraph.sty" not found. Then it prompts me to put a ...
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\usepackage{epigraph} with pandoc conversion to docx

I use pandoc very successfully to convert my thesis manuscript to docx, but it seems to choke on the epigraph-package. MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{epigraph} \begin{document} \epigraph{Das ...
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LaTeX scientific standards for thesis epigraph and dedication

I am a bit of noob with LaTeX, but I am enjoying learning it while I am doing my master thesis here. I've been wondering what would be the best scientific standards and LaTeX formats for dedications ...
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Placement of quotation or epigraph

I would like to start a report by juxtaposing two contrasting quotations opposite each other: one left justified on the top-left part of the page, the other right-justified on the top-right part, both ...
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\usepackage{epigraph} changes the size of the whole text

I wanted to write in my thesis a quotation. Therefore I used the epigraph package in the following way: \vspace*{0.2\textheight} \setlength{\epigraphwidth}{1\textwidth} \noindent\epigraph{\LARGE{"\...
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widow paragraph title with orphan epigraph with epigraph package

When I use an \epigraph{} command (from the epigraph package) just after a paragraph containing a title, I can get a widow paragraph title on a page bottom and an orphan epigraph on the next page top… ...
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Text in \dictum in justification

I use a scrreprt, and place an epigraph like this before the chapter beginning: \setkomafont{dictumauthor}{\normalfont} \renewcommand*\dictumwidth{0.5\linewidth} \setchapterpreamble{% \dictum[Lewis ...
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Epigraph and fancyhdr: a patching problem

I would like to add epigraphs on my part pages using epigraph, but since I also use fancyhdr, I cannot get the proper page style on the part page using the solution given in the package documentation. ...
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Put an epigraph at the start of the bibliography

I would like to put a quote before all the bibitems in my bibliography, like that: \begin{thebibliography}{9} \epigraph{Awesome quote}{William Shakespeare} \bibitem{einstein} Albert Einstein. \...
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Epigraph on Part Page

I used the solution given here to get a nice, customizable epigraph on a part page. However, the solution uses the command \usepagestyle{epigraph}, and because of this, the part page has a pagenumber,...
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A different font for epigraph

I would like to use a different font for all the epigraphs (say veroldstyle from kpfonts), whereas the main document uses another font. I refer to the epigraph package. How can I accomplish this? I ...
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How to make \dropchapter work with \chapter* (epigraph package)?

I would like quite a long quote before my chapter title, a need which is perfectly fulfilled by using the \epigraphhead command provided with the epigraph package. However, because the quote is very ...
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How to place an attributed epigraph on a “part” page?

I'm using the memoir class together with the epigraph package to put some awesome/cheesy/YMMV*/YOMV** quotes at the beginning of each chapter. This works great and looks quite neat. I now also want ...
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Some logic for the epigraph length

In the beginning I wanted a way to specify the rule length for each \epigraph call. But after the suggestion given here, I ended up with some code that calculates the length of the rule like this: it ...
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How can I get epigrapf on a page without `1.1 TITLE` left over from the previous section?

Epigraph would appear on a page under the previous section's heading in the MWE below: \documentclass{memoir} %\usepackage{epigraph} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{preface} \...
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Specific \epigraph style

I'm trying to create the \epigraph shown in the picture. I want to place it at the bottom right of an empty page with the style shown in the picture. I'm using the code. How can I modify it to get ...
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How could I add an epigraph to each chapter in classicthesis? [duplicate]

I am using classicthesis for my Master's Degree dissertation and I would like to add epigraphs in each chapter. My idea is to include a simple sentence before the text. Any suggestions to do that? ...
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How to use memoir environment to set a motto for a chapter? [duplicate]

I would like to set a motto after the chapter title. While the title is set left-aligned the motto should be set left-aligned too, but the longest line of the motto should be aligned to the right ...
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Normal footnote in epigraph command

I would like to create a "normal" footnote inside epigraph command. This command cites the reference in a footnote just below the epigraph and not at the end of the page : \epigraph{text}{source\...
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Why am I getting a “perhaps a missing \item” error in my custom epigraph environment?

I have tried to customised a new environment for epigraphs in a book. This page should have no fancy headers or anything alike. It should only have a list of one or more epigraphs. To that end I am ...
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how to add a comic strip as a epigraph

I'm placing a quote as epigraph of every chapter. But for one i would like to place a calvin and hobbes strip. Which is the best way to do so and keep complaining with the epigraph style? \...
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Changing chapter page footer with epigraph

I'm trying to modify the font size of my page numbers in footers, but running into problems with the chapter page when using an epigraph. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \...
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hyphenation and justifying in \epigraph

Is it possible to justify and hyphenate quotes typeset within an \epigraph? An MWE and its output are shown below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \...
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How to prevent a page break between paragraphs

I would like to typeset something like a "quote plus attribution", e.g. at the beginning of a book chapter. It should look like this: CHAPTER TITLE This is an introductory quote. It'...
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Right aligning a quote with extra indentation

I want to insert a quote into a document, have it aligned to the right, italic, with some extra indentation from the right margin, this is what i've managed so far: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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Changing properties of epigraphs using “epigraph” package

Please help me to figure out how to produce with that: I have the following code: \epigraph{«Теперь нам ясно, что вся структура теории чисел держится на одном основании, а именно, на алгоритме для ...
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Width of epigraphs

How can I set the width of an epigraph for automatic fitting of text inside epigraph? I would like that the line between text and source have the same width of the above text. This in every epigraph! ...
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Renewenvironement error

I'm using the epigraphs package, but try to redefine the epigraphs environment (to later on add something to it, e.g. a page break before). So I thought I do it like this: \let\internepigraphs\...
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epigraph using \textit

I have created epigraph in my book using the latex command \epigraph. I would use \textit style but I got an epigraph that not follow the margin. when I use \textit it became squeezer This is what I ...
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Putting a famous quote in LyX

EDIT: By a comment below, I learned that what I'm asking is: How do I add an epigraph in the beginning of a section? EDIT: I managed to use the epigraph package. I'm importing it in the LaTeX preable ...
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Proper way to quote verses before a section

I'm typesetting a book which — sometimes — has quoted verses in the beginning of sections. My first idea was to use something like epigraph to quote them, but then there's some very long quotes (up to ...
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Insert a list into an epigraph environment

I would like to produce the following with a list: \epigraph{There are only four systems that bridge all linguistic barriers:\\ --The complete set of mathematical symbols,\\ --The International ...
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Align Quote to right

I want to align \begin{quote} Text Author (\cite{Source}) \end{quote} to the right side of the paper. How can I do this?
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Numbering problem with footnotes in epigraph

I am having some difficulty with the numbering of a couple of footnotes in an epigraph. Using \footnotemark and \footnotetext, both the footnotes are given the same number although the contents are ...
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Epigraph in the end of the page

How could I position the epigraph in the end of the page, instead of at the beginning? I'm using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \...