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Questions tagged [quoting]

{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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Extra interline spacing in two sided mode with scrlttr2, and tcolorbox environment redefining quoting environment

While experimenting with two sided settings in scrlttr2 while using quoting in combination with tcolorbox, I came across an oddity. The following example shows interline spacing in text outside the ...
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How can I replicate the style of the quotes in Knuth's “The Art of Computer Programming”?

How can I replicate the style of the quotes in Knuth's "The Art of Computer Programming"? I mean the quotes found at the beginning and at the end of each chapter, for example see the following one ...
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How to write the rephrased questions of others research paper?

I am currently writing a research paper in which I need to rephrase the other researcher text. One simple way is given below: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} As farah has written \begin{...
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csquotes — How to customize/change blockquote features — indentation, fontsize, linewidth

Quotation requirements can be very variable and I've not found a way to adapt the csquotes standard for my puropse. For a thesis/paper it is required to fulfill following blockquotation standards: ...
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Quotations in math mode using \enquote command from csquotes package

I'm using the \enquote command from the csquotes package for setting quotes. When I invoke quotations inside math mode, either by hand ``<some math>'' or by enquote \enquote{<some math>...
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Adding a quote in the beginning of a chapter [duplicate]

I would like to add a quote in the beginning of a chapter in the center of the page in LaTeX. Also in a different font as seen in the example. A section will start underneath the quote so the page is ...
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`\usepackage[spanish]{babel}` flags `!LaTeX Error: Command \quoting already defined.`

[spanish]{babel} flags !LaTeX Error: Command \quoting already defined. \documentclass{article} % RN. Mon 26/11/2018 % BRIEF DESCRIPTION: % \usepackage[spanish]{babel} flags !LaTeX Error: Command \...
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Conditionals used in a new environment of detection of how many lines of quotation and with the selection of a language in XeLaTeX

I would like that a new environment of quotation/quote detect how many lines a text has, then will increase or decrease the quotation length/margin. For example: \newenvironment{citacao}[1]% {\...
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Getting fancyvrb and mdframed to work togegher

I would like to format terminal output as follows: white text on black background commands written by the user are emphasized (slanted typewriter) Using a combination of mdframed and fancyvrb I got ...
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Inspiration of how to quote an e-mail correspondence

I am looking for a good way to typeset a e-mail correspondence (maybe including multiple levels of quotations). In an e-mail program this may look like this: this or this one I am not looking of ...
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ConTeXt: How to reduce the width of a \textbackground environment?

Given A \definetextbackground named blockquote is defined as follows: \setupwhitespace[big] \definetextbackground[blockquote][ location=paragraph, style=italicbold, backgroundcolor=lightgray, ...
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Centering a quote inside a list

I have a very simple problem but I couldn't find a solution yet... How can I center the following quote inside a list compared to the margin of the page: \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage{...
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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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CV quote alignment

I just want my quote from casual modern CV to be justify instead of centered. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \moderncvcolor{blue} ...
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Odd (nasty) problem with relsize for quotes and linespread in preceding paragraph

On the last few metres of typesetting a book I encountered a very nasty issue which I luckily managed to isolate in a MWE. The problem is that blockquotes patched with relsize to have a slightly ...
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Why my closing single quote is bold :( [duplicate]

The expression `\bf{\textbackslash [ formulae \textbackslash ]}` the result is The expression ‘[ formulae ]’ (don't mind for not showing the '\' expressions in the result. That's not a problem ;) ...
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Multiple line attribution at end of quote/verse environment

I want to be able to write an attribution at the end of a quote/verse environment that spans multiple lines. I found this answer which suggests this piece of code \def\signed#1{{\unskip\nobreak\hfil\...
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Is there a way to cite author of quotes?

I am trying to implement a quote in my text, but the quote has a different author than the author of the book. Can I simply cite the book, and not the original author? Is it a way to cite the "correct"...
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Avoiding unwanted spaces in a shortquote / inline quote environment

In a book project, I use the following simple definition of a shortquote environment, mainly to make the use of inline quotations a bit more flexible than just using ``quote'' (source) % inline ...
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Converting latex to Html character problems

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and the nano text editor to create my .tex files. When using quotations I use \textquoteblleft and \textquoteblright, otherwise if I use ", all of the quotes in the compiled ...
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Cyrillic font: Cursiva and single Guillemets

I am currently preparing a paper, which makes heavy use of Cyrillic fonts in footnotes. Now I encountered two problems: First, the actual font doesn't make use of Italics, although – as Microsoft ...
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How to quote content from a paper? [duplicate]

In markdown, we use > to quote content. In LaTeX, how can I quote the content of a specific paper?
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Inspirational quote editing

I am trying to use the Inspirational Quote that I found in this trend: "Inspirational" quote at start of chapter Sadly, as I don't have 50 reputation I cannot ask this question in that ...
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using a different Chinese font in quotations with Koma Script

I try to use SimSun in a Chinese document but SimKai for quotations. The first text is supposed to look like this: The second text is supposed to look like this: This is the code I have: \...
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Reledmac: Numbering only a quote

The reledmac documentation (section 17) tells us (after mentioning modifications to the quote and quotation environments that the package makes): You must open any quotation environments inside a \...
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Remove only right indent when using displayquote and csquotes

Problem: Removing right indent when using displayquote in csquotes. Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage{csquotes} \renewcommand*\...
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Multi column block quote

I would like to quote from interview transcripts with multiple speakers. I want these quotes to be displayed in a single-spaced block quote format but I would like both the abbreviations of the ...
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Cannot make double quotes curly [duplicate]

I'm required to use a complex LaTeX template, and for some reason it's making all my double quotes appear straight. Single quotes (both ` and ') appear in the normal, curly way. Here are all the ...
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Remove page break when stretch is used before quotation

I'm trying to create an environment that acts like an acknowledgments or abstract section of a long document: a page with a centered title and slightly narrower text than normal. Also, it should start ...
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Indentation of footnotes

my publisher requires me to indent my footnote text by 6mm (not counting the preceding number). Additionally the footnotenumber must not be superscripted. The partial solution stems from here, but I ...
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How to quote a text including a footnote from the original text, APA-style

On p. 488 of Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (Abelson, Sussman, Sussman; 1996), the authors write ... Establishing new languages is a powerful strategy for controlling ...
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Remove white space before a quote alone in a footnote

In my document I need to put sometimes a quote alone in a footnote. The problem is in this case a white line is inserted before the quote. How to get rid of it? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[...
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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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Multiple levels of indentation in quote?

I'm writing a paper that references a field in email headers called the Received field, and the Received field typically looks like this: Received: from aaaa@example.com (mail.example.com [127.0.0.1])...
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Discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt

How can i use discretionary and historical ligatures with ConTeXt (MK IV) in quotations (or in certain block of text)?
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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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how to left justify text in quote environment with the rest of the text in justified format

I need to left justify text in quote environment. The rest of the text is justified to both margins. I just need to raggedright the text inside the quote environment. I'm using this \usepackage{...
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How to fix URL overfull & underfull on emumeration?

Backed by several questions' answers, I was able to remove several warnings from my enumeration quote box, except this warning: test.tex:41: Underfull \hbox (badness 2913) in paragraph at lines 41--...
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Enclose a custom quote environment in quotes from csquotes

I am using the following aquote environment, to create quotes that also place an author name at the bottom right of the quote (in beamer). This macro is used because the Author name can be 'squished ...
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can't display equation in equation mode [duplicate]

I wrote equations and don't understand why some equations are displayed and others not. For example this equation can't be displayed \begin{quote} \begin{equation} Sim_{Dice}=\frac{2\times a}{c_{1}+...
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What is the best way to ensure correct indentation when a quotation begins with a quotation?

It is sometimes necessary (I have just discovered) to typeset a block quotation which itself begins with a block quotation. When this happens, however, the indentation of the first paragraph of the ...
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Quotes not properly compiles when using `` and '' [duplicate]

I downloaded a latex template for a CV, and in it I tried to apply the usual `` '' syntax for opening and closing quotes. However, they turn out to be one sided ('' is treated as open quote, while it ...
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As quoted by a certain author

Is it possible to add "as quoted by" in the \parencite command? I have a body of text as a quotation by author 1 and in it there is another quotation by author 2. I tried \parencite[as quoted by ...
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Place a quote half over margin

I would like to place quotes in my document like in the template below. Ideally it would be a new environment that could be used multiple times easily. The quote should be halfway over the margin, in ...
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How to change indentation/margins of quote environment in Beamer

I need to put a quote between itemize items in a beamer frame. If I stop and restart itemize around the quote the result's not indented at all: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \...
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KOMA-Script and quote environments in footnotes

I'm trying to properly typeset an inline citation following a quote environment embedded in a footnote in both scrlttr2 and scrartcl. This is necessary to properly accomplish certain aspects of ...
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setting width of parallel column to the length of a blockquote

Can I change the width of the parallel paragraphs created with reledpar package? I want to be equal to the width of a blockquote. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[...
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Parentheses around cite with \blockcquote

I'm using csquotes and the \blockcquote-command \blockcquote[p. 42]{life}{ my quote } Which shows up as the quote indented, and citation as Citation, p. 42. This is fine, but I need parentheses ...
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Vertical space around quotes is swallowed for first quote in TikZPoster

When I use the quote environment blocks of the tikzposter document class, the first quote does not have the appropriate vertical space around it. This happens only for the very first quote; all ...
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Customizing Custom Style, singlespacing in quotes

I am using a custom class (provided here) for my thesis. It is supposed to be based on the report class. It has two options a single and a double spacing option. I have to use doublespacing in the ...