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{quoting} is about environments like quote and quotation which set text blocks off by indenting them. Popular packages are {quoting} and {csquotes}. For questions about quotation marks, choose {punctuation} instead.

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Single quotes types in Latex

Following this question. There are two single quotes I found ` and '. The first goes diagonally and the second perpendicular. Which one is the right one to use in general and in Latex?
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Quote with left indent only [duplicate]

I would like to use quotes with left indents only. The standard \quote command creates both right and left indents. I have been using instead the following: \begin{enumerate}\item[] "place ...
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Adding a dot after display quote with csquotes

I have the following code using csquotes: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{displayquote}[Author] Quotation text \end{...
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Quotation in hanging footnote

I am re-typesetting an old book that has long footnotes, many of which include block quotations. It's our policy to keep the broad layout as faithful as possible to the original, so converting ...
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French quote in quotation environnement for sociological verbatims

I want to do exactly the same you can find here : The Quotation Environment : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{quoting,xparse} \NewDocumentCommand{\bywhom}{m}{% the Bourbaki trick {\nobreak\...
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How tag a quote with equations?

I would like to tag a citation with equations; more precisely I would like tag citations using the following code and I would like tag them as I tag proposition, theorem etc... I tried to use the ...
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German quotation marks " followed by vowel are not treated as such

I want to spell "Operational Technology" in LaTeX. However whenever I write " followed bt O, it forms Ö. E.g., Öperational Technology. Escaping the o or the " does not bring about ...
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Descriptions within Quote Environment with Only Certain Items Indented

Consider the code \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[showframe,margin=.3in,paperwidth=4in,paperheight=6in]{geometry} \textheight=5.25in \usepackage[frame,noinfo,center]{crop} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Indent fancy quotation box in latex without list

I would like to create a box with the format of a Fancy Box, but the indentation of a quote environment. I have found this question, which concerns a similar problem, however the solution given in ...
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Texworks messes up quotation marks

When I try to input double quotes " in Texworks, it always changes it to two single quotes ''. Also when I input single quotes or doubles quotes 'ab', it always changes them to backticks if it is ...
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How to get `\enquote` command to work when nested inside `\uline` command?

When writing \uline{\enquote{test}}, the result is typeset but a square is added and LaTeX throws an error Package csquotes Error: Unbalanced groups or invalid nesting. \uline{\enquote{test}} \...
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How can I prevent quotation marks from being turned into umlauts?

So I am writing my assignment, and use "" for quotation. However when the quote begins with an A, I, O or U it turns them into Ï, Ä, Ö, Ü. Is there away to avoid this?
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Indentation/protrusion of first line in redefined quote with microtype

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{microtype} \renewenvironment{quote} {\list{}{\leftmargin0.5cm \rightmargin0cm} \item\relax\fontsize{9.8pt}{11.4pt}\selectfont} {\endlist} \begin{document} \...
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Dirtytalk's \say for quoting doesn't work in captions

The quotation command \say from the dirtytalk package doesn't seem to work in figure captions. Does anyone know why this is the case and how to fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dirtytalk} \...
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Create a page with a quotation mark at the bottom-right corner

I am trying to create a page, with a quotation in the bottom left corner of the page. This is my trial \newpage\hbox{\epigraph{I recall seeing a package to make quotes}{Snowball}}\thispagestyle{empty}\...
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How to achieve the whole paragraph on the same page in quote environment?

How can I make the paragraphs in the quote environment appear on the same page? In this example I would like the paragraph Nula malesuada... to start on the next page: EMV: % !TeX program = lualatex \...
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How can I change » to a blank space in multi-line \textquote?

When using \textquote in multi-line text, subsequent lines start with ». I would like to change » to one or more blanks spaces. Is it possible to do this? EMV: % !TeX program = lualatex \documentclass[...
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Change font of csquotes' block quotation

I'm trying to change the fontsize of csquotes' blockquotes, but seem to be facing some unexpected hard-time. I know csquotes uses an environment for that, which is by default quote, and can be set ...
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How can you specify an order for quote marks in LaTeX?

I have a segment where the original text uses two different quote marks next to each other like "''" to show speech within a quote. I need to recreate this in LaTeX. \subsection{35} This ...
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Single quotes are not working properly in XeLaTeX for Bengali language

Please see MWE below: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} % For a bilingual document \RequirePackage{fontspec} \RequirePackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=...
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Box around the code?

I have a piece of code written as: \begin{lstlisting} code \end{lstlisting} I want to put a box, around the code. I have already read this question Source code listing with frame around code? But I ...
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Cross-References to Listings

I am writing on texstudio, and there is a part where I want to insert a code written by me. In another part of the text I want to quote that piece of code but I don't know how. The code is written in ...
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Odd spacing in combination of reledmac and quoting

In the following example the last line of the quoting environment has an odd vertical spacing. I intend to use the quoting package mainly for the possibility of setting rightmargin=0cm. \documentclass{...
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Correct approach to 10pt quote size?

Some specification for thesis require 10pt quote on a separate line. Assuming that the thesis is written with 12pt is this correct approach to obtain 10pt for quote? Is any other simple solution? \...
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Use " quote in a German document

I have a German document with snippets of code where I need the " symbol as it is. Normally, if I insert an empty space after it, I get it printed, but this does not always work: \documentclass{...
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adjust vertical space in quoting environment to exactly one line

I am sure this must have been asked before: I want to adjust the vertical space before and after the quoted text to exactly one line. The default seems to be a little less. I am working in a double ...
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Good-looking German-style quotes around math

I want to use this type of quotation marks inside math mode: „quote“. (This type of quotation marks is used in Germany, as well as Poland and Czechia.) However, I want the opening quotation mark to be ...
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How to change the indentation of a quote environment?

I am using a \begin{quote} ... \end{quote} environment. Is it possible to change the indentation of the quote? Or do I need another package? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{book} \...
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Delay presenting a section

For some reason [1] I'd like to put some sections as the first section, but hope to present it at last. Namely, I hope commands \show \noshow as follow exist.. \begin{document} \section{Appendix}\...
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setspace and quote: why is the pre-quote content spacing messed up?

I'm trying to set my main document to one-and-a-half spacing, and have single spacing for indented quotations. I noticed a good way of doing it was suggested in How to style blockquote?, however when ...
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Do I need to download Pullquotes.sty?

If I have texlive, do I need to download Pullquotes.sty? If yes, from where? And what should I do after download? I want to run this code: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/70169/221341
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No paragraph indent (\noindent) after a block quote created with displayquote?

Is there a way to never intend a paragraph after a long intended blockquote created with displayquote? IMHO it looks ugly and serves no purpose as the vertical spacing after such a blockquote/...
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How to use \openautoquote that must not be in a env in a env?

I was trying to improve this answer to make it fully compatible with csquotes. Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} % hanging indentation for quotes, https://tex....
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How to fix spanish quotation symbols?

I am using the Babel package to write a document in spanish. Everything seems to work fine except for the quotation marks: " and " (actually they are the same symbol, but come in pairs). The ...
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How could I use ImageMagick to wrap text about figure?

I downloaded ImageMagick, then I convert the convert.exe file name to imgconvert.exe. but the code still don't work. what should I do? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[latin]{babel}...
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referring to initial quote in footnotes in brackets in LyX

In my field, there are some special requirements for quoting which I'd like to implement in my LyX template. I'm working with biblatex. Does anyone know how I could refer (automatically) to a long ...
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Attempt to draw a line is resulting in mysterious mismatched commands

I need to draw a number of lines in a document. Since I may want to change the format of all the lines, I wrote a newcommand (this is only my second attempt at writing my own command). When I ...
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Blockquote mark indentation

I would like to set the opening quotes just outside the quote margin. MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[...
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Is \textquotedblleft and \textquotedblright required for quotation marks?

Can I just use "sometext" or do I have to use the commands for a quotation mark? If I don't, why would I ever use them? The interpreter I am using (Scientific Word) and it interprets it as regular ...
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Quotation with source at right and a line break

Using memoir, I would like to add a source at right in the quotation below. When I use no \ then it works, but the source is as wide as the quotation, which looks odd (at least to me). I tried adding ...
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Why does T1 encoding has two comma characters? [duplicate]

When I was checking the T1 font encoding table, I realized there are two distinct comma characters: One at 0x0D and another one at 0x2C. They look similar but their kerning differ as far as I see. ...
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Proper copy-pasteable single quotes in listing

Yes, I know this is VERY similar to previous questions but my specific problem seems to be unaddressed. No matter what I do I always end up with code that copy-pastes as such: Notice the unwanted ...
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LyX: Inhibit indentation after quote

Is it possible with LyX and without having to use ERT everytime to inhibit indentation in standard text after (short) block quotes? (similar question) When the quote environment is using a spacing ...
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Quote Text Size Doesn't Change using the Quoting package

I have a large book template. The book contains quotes, for which I use the quoting package. In the book, the font size of the quote's text has the same size as the book's normal text, which is a ...
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Place footnotes under quoted text with \quoting

I'm using the quoting package environment to ... quote some text! And I'm trying to have some footnotes, related to the content of the quote, appear right under it. I've tried to use the minipage ...
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How to cite only quoted page number to put after a quotion using biblatex

According to APA-style rules, a quoting page number should always appear after the quote itself. using in text citations, this would look like: Palladino and Wade’s (2010) results indicate that “...
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Is there an easy way to use two different sets of options for an environment?

I need to use the two quotation styles shown below (the first paragraph is the normal text): To this end, I am currently using the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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Custom quote environment: Opening curly quote at the start of every line

What would be the recommended method to customize the quote environment such that every line starts with, say, opening curly quotes on the left margin. Something like \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{...
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Direct-speech alternative quotation in Italian

I am currently using quotmark with guillemots (standard Italian), but I would like to switch to "alternate" way to represent direct speech, which is (IMHO) much nicer. direct speech starts with em-...
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pdflatex: how to distinguish between apostrophe and single right quotation mark?

Continuing the comment "If a word processor/typesetter is used that distinguishes single quotes from apostrophes..." in https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/286321/distinguishing-apostrophes-...
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