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Reference towards a displayquote - Csquotes

I have multiple displayquotes in a page, and I want to reference a specific one later in the text : e.g. Given the previous phrase (specific ref here) ... I have already tried : \label{itm:phrase_book}...
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Do you need to write `` for quotation marks?

My understanding was always that, to write quotation marks in Latex, one should write ` and ' (instead of ‘ and ’). Recently, however, I pasted ‘ and ’ into Overleaf (from Microsoft Word) and could ...
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How to make the opening and closing quotation-marks look bigger in quotes?

I am currently writing a paper that includes quotes. But I am not satisfied with the obtained result; I want to make the quotes look more attractive. To do so, the idea is to make them appear bigger ...
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Quotation marks jump in next line

I'm writing a text and I'm using quotation marks as follows: We will do as in the work $\glqq$ some text$\grqq$. Now "$\grqq$" is jumping to the next line. Can I avoid this somehow? Thanks!
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How can I have straight quote inside math-mode?

I have following piece of code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{textcomp} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \Upsilon\textquotesingle^{hr} \end{equation} \end{document} its output, where both ...
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How to right align the last line of a block of text?

I’m using pandoc to convert a Markdown file to a LaTeX document and then to PDF. The document I have contains some quotations. Coming from standard Markdown, they are rendered as quotation or quote in ...
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How to break words at the end of line in text and quotes

I would like LaTex to break words (where needed) at the end of a line - both in the main text and in quotes. Having gone through similar questions, it sounds like LaTex normally does this ...
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Numbering quotations

I want to create a new environment nquote based on displayquote (form csquotes package) that I can number, and display that number on the side so I can cite quotations in my document, like you can do ...
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Excessive vertical space after quote using report class

I want to get rid of excessive vertical spacing after a block quote using the report class. I am using this suggestion to customize the font size and spacing of the blockquote. It appears as if the ...
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New environment error

Edit As David rightly pointed out in the comment, I did not post what I intended. The desired output is a pull quote, that is a quote positioned on the right-hand or left-hand side of the page, ...
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Pullquote with background color and different font

I have been able thanks to this answer to create a pull quote on the left side of the page. However, it’s missing a couple of parameters to make it more readable, such as the font family and the ...
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How to return to the initial definition of quote on markdown, after having redefined it? That definition is unknown or can vary depending on flavors

After having redefined quote in markdown to create nice blockquote with background color and borders, how can I return to the previous quote definition, that is unknown, because it's markdown who ...
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How to Left Justify the Lettrine Only with the Text After Inserting Opening Quotation Marks

Consider the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lettrine,xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[tracking=true]{microtype} \input GoudyIn.fd \renewcommand{\LettrineFontHook}{\usefont{U}{GoudyIn}{...
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Trouble inserting a quotation in the titlepage of an article

I am working on a simple paper, and I would like to inser a quote on the title page. Currently, I have the following code (for the titlepage): \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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How to do a left double quote that looks right both as monospaced and non-monospaced fonts?

As best I can tell, if I want a correct left double quote mark: in all non-monospaced fonts I must do ``X in all monospaced fonts I must do "X In my case this is an issue because I have a macro ...
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Csquotes Seems Not to be Able to Handle Three Nested Quotations

This csquotes question sort of relates to the one posed in How to Properly Typeset a Set of Nonclosed Quotations I have not been able to get csquotes to properly handle a third level of nested ...
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How to Properly Typeset a Set of Nonclosed Quotations

I would like to properly typeset (with csquotes, if possible) the nonclosed red quotations produced by the following code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{...
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Quoting and contrasting text (in situ) from two separate .tex files

I have written a paper in latex (overleaf) that we submitted and now has come back with reviewers comments. It seems to me that the most efficient way of dealing with these comments would be: A .tex ...
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Customized Opening Single and Double Quotes for a yinit Lettrine

This post directly relates to egreg's answer given in size and alignment of quotation mark with lettrine The following code \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lettrine} \...
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On the symbols for quotation marks

I want that each time that I write "[text]" on Latex, the compiler understand that the result should be “[text]”, not ”[text]”. In the same spirit, only when I write '[text]', I would like ...
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Microtype quotation marks in itemize not aligned properly at begin of an item

A fellow LaTeX user ran into a problem using quotations inside an itemize/enumerate environment. When using automatic quotation marks from csquotes at the beginning of an item, the quotation mark is ...
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Transform \textquotedbl quotes to curly quotes

Background I use pdfLaTeX and I have applied \textquotedbl throughout a long text and I am wondering if there is an efficient way to transform all straight quotes to curly ones by modifying \...
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How to make a quotation mark "....." in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I want to know how to typeset quotation marks in LaTeX. When I use quotation marks (""), a problem occurs: the spacing between the quoted- and unquoted-word disappears. E.g., my text looks ...
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How to Shift Comma Inside Closing Quotes in Index

Consider the MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{xcolor} % Make all page numbers in index bold \let\oldindex\index \renewcommand{\index}[1]{% ...
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left quotation mark ` is not printing as expected

I am typesetting a multi language document with XeLaTeX. but when i use ` this symbol (it is the key below escape and under ~) to produce left quote it come as a slopped instead of curved. here is the ...
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Issue with tapuscrit style and bibtex

I'm writing my PhD thesis in markdown and using Bibtex with Zotero. I'm having some issues with the quotation style I'm using, which is a slightly modified version of the tapuscrit, when converting my ...
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How to fit a quote into a beamer's frame?

I have a long quote that I want to fit into a beamer's frame. Of course, I could just change the font size, but I would prefer a solution that works automatically and rescales different font sizes in ...
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Quotation at the beginning of a chapter

Hi would like to put a quotation at the beginning of each chapter. I am using "jurabook" and I just don't how to do it since I cannot use \dictum. I would much appreciate any help! \...
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German quotation marks in scrartcl with ``text''

Apologies, but I could not find a solution in all the similar questions asked here, so opening new question with my specific problem. Very simple but long document. Premable more or less just this (+...
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Use latexdiff efficiency to build point-by-point response to reviewers

I'm trying to gain in efficiency in building a point-by-point response to reviewers of my scientific papers. I feel latexdiffvery efficient to track changes. Similarly, I find the way to quote what ...
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Why can I not get quotation marks converted to guillemets?

I used some of the great advice on this site to try to change my quotation marks (source file: markdown) into guillemets. Unfortunately it does not work, they end up as plain " in the pdf output. ...
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How can one change the default font size and the text color in the quote environment?

How can one change the font size and color of the text in the "quote" environment?
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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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Adding quote character in minting removes colorbox highlighting

To highlight a single word in a block of code, I use \begin{minted}[escapeinside=@@]{scheme} '(@\colorbox{yellow}{cat}@ dog bat))) \end{minted} to get but when I put a ' before cat, \begin{minted}[...
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Configuring custom command for quotes in book class

I am trying to configure and optimize my custom quote commands. I like to set it in a way that it will take the quoted text as the mandatory argument and the quote-author and source/description as two ...
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Put a block quote in a figure caption with centered subfloat captions

I'm trying to put a block quote in a caption like so, My MCVE creates the correct formatting, but raises an error on line 23 LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. Here's my MCVE \...
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Configuring quote environment for bilingual writing

I am trying to configure a bilingual (Bangla+English) quote environment in book class. For the following MWE, I am using these fonts: Kalpurush (download source) My Type Of Font (download source) (...
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I need a quotation environment which is italic by default, but my attempts to define an new evironment give errors

This does not compile, but I do not understand why: \newenvironment{italicquote}{% \begin{quotation}\textit{% }{% }\end{quotation} }
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Configuring and auto-correcting the quotation marks in bilingual writing

I am writing a bilingual (English + Bangla) document with the package latexbangla. (For the following MWE, kindly download the font Kalpurush from here: https://www.omicronlab.com/bangla-fonts.html) % ...
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Setting the width of quoted paragraph narrower than the main texts

I use the dirtytalk package, with UK glyphs. The current settings produce the following outputs, in which the width of the main body and the quotes are the same. What I want to do is to set the width ...
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ConTeXt: Format blockquotes according to punctuation rules

Background Format multi-paragraph quotation with typical English punctuation: quotation marks at the beginning of each paragraph and a single closing quotation mark at the end of the last paragraph. ...
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CSQuotes not working properly

I am editing a text that has a few articles in Devanagari and the rest in English. The opening and closing quotation marks are not displayed correctly. I have gone through most of the discussion on ...
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Quotes and commas in \bibitem

I have followed Converting to bibitem in LaTeX to convert into the \bibitem format. However, the results are not as good as when I would have used the regular references.bib file. For example, one of ...
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How do I get MLA block quotes in LaTeX?

Using the following code produces block quotes with incorrect margins, as I have to follow MLA format. \begin{quote} <text> \end{quote} Result: What I need is a .5 inch increase on the left ...
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Quotation for hypothesis

I would like to do somethink like the following I tried diefferent approches with colorbox and parbox, but nothing really works. Especially the padding. What I have so far is text with qoutation ...
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Slide disappearing in Beamer with \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->}

I have the following slide. \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} is used in the document. \begin{frame}\frametitle{The problem} \begin{itemize} \item First item \item Second item \...
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Aligned text with dots and quotes as in the example

I need to write aligned text with dots and quotes(or what is it) as in examples. It looks like some kind of environment, but I don't know which(
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Hyphenation of quote environment in Beamer

Beamer turns hyphenation off. There are good reasons for that (e.g., "if you need automatic hyphenation, you have too much text on your slides"). But I still get hyphenation inside a quote ...
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I changed "proof" to "solution" in environment but it's not updating? I think it has to do with babel?

\usepackage [english]{babel} \usepackage [autostyle, english = american]{csquotes} \MakeOuterQuote{"} \addto\english{\renewcommand*{\proofname}{Solution}} I successfully change my double quotes ...
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How can I insert blank spaces into displayquote text?

I'm using displayquote and texttt to write a piece of software code in a LaTeX document: \begin{displayquote} \texttt{install.packages("ggplot2",} \texttt{repos="http://cran.us.r-...
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