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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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 ...
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How to accumulate quotes and post them all at the end of the book?

I want to say something like this in my book: Text... \quote{Life is great} Other text \quote{Sky is blue} I need all that quotes to show up only at the end of the book, in an Appendix. How can I ...
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Quote inline with italics [duplicate]

I am trying to quote a sentence in line and to have it in italics so like " bla bla bla " and the text inside the quotation marks is in italic. How to do that?
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parindent and blockquote

I am trying to typeset a paper in MLA format. Standard paragraph indent for MLA is 0.5in, and standard block quote indent is 1in with no right margin and not additional vertical space. For single ...
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How to style blockquote?

I use this code: \begin{quote} my quote \end{quote} I want to set it to singlespacing although the rest of the text ist formated with oneandahalfspacing. i also want to set the font size. How can I ...
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Quote and Parallel

I'm trying to set 2 texts - one is the original, one is the translation - side by side in a quote. I use the parallelpackage and a redefined quote: \documentclass[ngerman]{article} \usepackage[T1]{...
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formatting quotes with list environment

heyho, I am typesetting a book and the publisher requires special formatting for quotes. I found a solution by using the list environment, although the line spacing is not yet perfect. so this is my ...
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Making the displayquote environment display references in footnotes

I am trying to get the displayquote environment of the csquotes package to put the references to the cited works in a footnote. I am trying the following setup \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{...
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A possible problem between \lettrine and quotation - how to solve it?

The following more or less minimal working example produces a latex problem with my TexLive 2014 when typesetting my free physics text. The lines about Bernard Riemann have the wrong left margin. Can ...
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what's wrong with my (smaller) quote environment?

In baseline seems to change automatically I noticed that the baseline in some pieces of text was changing without an obvious request from me to make it change. Barbara Beeton helped me figure out ...
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Setting chapquote, formatting

How could I align author completely to the right? Or even better, could you show me which commands to play with? I have this in preamble: \makeatletter \...
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How to typeset a quotation in LaTeX that looks like one on TeX.SX?

How do I make this table? In stackexchange, if you type ">" at the first of the sentence, you get the above quotation. I tried to do the same thing on LaTeX, but it did not work. How do I make that?...
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Latex: wrap text arround a box with quotes

The code below represents the canvas of my thesis report. I have a problem with quotation position. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt, oldfontcommands]{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Avoid empty line after quote environment when last element in footnote

Is there any way to redefined the quote environment (or the list environment in general) so that it does not issue an empty new line. I need to have block quotes in footnotes and the extra empty line ...
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Referencing a quote environment

I currently have a quote in my tex file like this: \begin{quote} blabla \end{quote} Now I want to refer to this quote inline. Adding a label works but I cannot get the caption to work, in order to ...
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How do I completely suppress paragraph indentation in quoting environment without \noindent?

\documentclass[oneside,12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{enumitem} \setlist[enumerate,1]...
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Adding a quotation at the beginning of a book

I am using the book document format in my Latex book. I am writing a scientific book. I have a cover page (the one with \maketitle) and the Table of Contents page(s). Right after the cover page, I ...
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change \quote-command to display text in italics

I'm using \usepackage{csquotes} and the commands blockquote and quote. I'm satisfied with the display of the blockquote but want to change the display of the quote so that the output is shown in ...
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How to enable/disable automatic quotations marks and control indents with csquote and \blockquote

When my blockquote is long enough, latex don't put quotation marks when using \blockquote in the csquote package, e.g.: The Statistical Machine Translation (SMT) paradigm is largely attributed to ...
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Better way to remove extra space around the quote

There are extra spaces around the extensive (indented and long) quotations. My current solution to eliminate them is as follows: \begin{quote} \vspace{-\baselineskip} Lorem ipsum... \vspace{-\...
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changing quotation margins temporarily

I wish to change the margins of the quote environment, but just for a one-off occasion. I don't wish to change the quote environment throughout the document. I tried to do the following, but it ...
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Block quote with big quotation marks in margin

I really like Herberts solution to the question Block quote with big quotation markd which looks like this: \documentclass{article} \thispagestyle{empty} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Quoting in moderncv is not working; how can I force a quotation in moderncv?

I am using this moderncv template. The issue is that when I try to put a quote in the letter template of moderncv with \quote{} it just do not work: % recipient data \recipient{Company Recruitment ...
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Can I tighten up the white space with this custom fancy chapter code?

I found this lovely formatting code for thesis chapter epigraphs posted by @Pluton. I REALLY like how this appears, but it is rather `chunky' and takes up a lot of white space. I also don't like the ...
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Csquotes: Order of punct, cite and tpunct in blockquotes does not seem to be working

I am trying to achieve a blockquote where the quote is ended by punctuation ("punct"), followed by the superscript ("cite") and then followed by the trailing punctuation ("tpunct") in the same line. ...
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Continuous quoting overline?

I am trying to use the csquotes package, but have found a problem. If I type \foreignquote{french}{Take for example the work of demonstrating a theorem which remains hypothetical (to which, for ...
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Vertical Spacing Block Quotes

I have some issues with the vertical spacing above and below block quotes. As always, a MWE first: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \...
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Indentation not restored after \quote{}

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} This is the first quote: \quote{\lipsum[1]} This sentence and the following quote should not be inside the first quote: \quote{\...
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How to display in-text citation in the “Author Year: page” format?

I was wondering how to make LaTex display my in-text citations in the following format: "some text some text some text (Name 2015: 23)." I'm using the natbib-package and the bibliography style in my ...
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Initial 'single quote' is backwards - csquotes

Should I be using fontspec per Single quotes in csquotes ? My initial single quote faces the wrong way, latex thinks it's an apostrophe. MWE: filename: mwe-singlequotes.tex \documentclass[a4paper,...