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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Figure in Beamer

I want to make slide using beamer. Is it possible figure is in the top left side and quote is in the top right side of the figure? Is there any special environment for quote? \begin{frame}[t]{...
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Place quotation (dictum) in a box

Background Looking to change the appearance of quotations at the start of each Chapter (or Part). The book is using KOMA Script v2. (Most searches for the quote command come back with results for ...
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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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setspace and quoting environment result in superfluous empty line

I was trying to set up the quoting environment by the package of the same name, which included single line spacing for block quotes as opposed to one and a half line spacing for normal text. The ...
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\newtoks token seems to have local scope

I want to collect the first line of a quotation to use later. I have used \newtoks for a similar purpose so tried it here, this way: \documentclass[12pt] {article} \newtoks{\qfirstlineinternal} \...
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Define quotation environment without indentation of the first paragraph

I want to have a quotation environment that does not indent the first paragraph. \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} \makeatletter \renewenvironment{quotation} {\list{}{\...
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How can I extend quote's width in moderncv?

How can I extend quote's width in moderncv? I want the quote element to be wider so it would occupy less amount of lines. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans,english]{...
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How to use the quote environment inside a \framebox?

Now I run into a problem with frameboxes. Why is the following not valid LaTeX code? \framebox{ The following text was taken from: \begin{quote} Erik Pickles: How it will end \end{quote} } I get the ...
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Block quote in figure caption

I need to put a multi-line quote in a figure caption. I've put code together that does this correctly if I override several errors, but I'd like the document to compile without errors. The code: \...
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How to avoid citations being placed on a new line when \blockcquote ends with a list?

When csquotes's \blockquote and displaycquote ends with a list the citation is put on the next line after the list rather than directly after the last list item. Can one force csquotes to place the ...
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Nonstandard quotation margins

I would like to create a document with nonstandard quotation environment. The goal is that on odd pages quotations have to be indent on the left, and on even pages in opposite way (indent on the ...
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Redefining quote environment with tiny font and double quote signs?

I want to redefine the quote environment in such a way to get the output of the following code. \begin{quote}{\tiny\textquotedblleft Text \textquotedblright}\end{quote} I also want to fix the line ...
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How to make all quotes italicised

I want to italicise all the quotes in my paper. By that I mean that everything in the quote environment is italicised to help differentiate it from the main text. I've seen a few threads talking ...
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Quoting styles, technical an appreciation questions

I know there has been some questions about the quote style, I loved the one with the big quote marks. What I'm trying to achieve it's a little simpler. Right now I have something like this: \...
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Insert a character at beginning of each line after the current one?

I'm looking for a way to obtain automatically the following layout of French "continuous guillemets", used in old typography when a citation includes another citation that spreads over several lines (...
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csquotes: Footnotes after Block Quotes with Quotation Marks

Pretty often, I come across a situation where I'd like to add a footnote to a block quote in order to comment on the passage quoted. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Number quote environment like an equation

I want to put an equation number to the right of a quote (the environment) as if it was an equation. I have looked at Equations with only text in them, How can I make LaTeX number my quotes and How ...
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How can I right-align a quotation attribution, on the same line as the quotation if possible?

Often quotations are set with the attribution aligned right: The attribution is on a new line after the quotation. Suppose however, that there were enough empty space on the last line of the ...
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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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Ignore space in defining environment

Let assume that I want to redefine the quotation environment putting the text in italic and inserting it between quotation marks. I have some problems in adjusting the space after the opening of ...
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Define a command for italic, bold and centered title inside a quote

Inside my quote, I have a bold, italic and centered header. How can I define a command so that I can typeset this text all in one go? I tried: \newcommand{\QuoteTitle}[1]{\centerline{\textit{\textbf{#...
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Right alignment of a single line

I have some pieces of metrical text, set in quoting environments, in which some verse halves are longer than a line. The standard verse environment would just break automatically and indent the second ...
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Why does Context line-break my quotation and leave the quotation sign on it's own row?

Using Context to set a book I have the following problem: Context linebreaks some quotations in a way that makes the quotation sign (in my case a guillemet [sic!]) appear on its own row. How can i ...
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wrapfigures and quote environment not working together

I want to have a figure floating next to a block quote. So I used the wrapfig package and the quote environment. If you typeset the following example, you will see that the figure is printed on the ...
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csquotes: Using Auto Quotes to Create Block Quotes if Required

One of the great features of csquotes is that, using \MakeAutoQuote, we can simply type proper hard-coded quotation marks and have csquotes do the rest, i.e. turn them into the correct format (as ...
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Nice citation search in emacs for csquotes quotation (like reftex's C-c [)

When using emacs+reftex-mode I may hit "C-c [" and get a nice citation search menu for \cite command. Is there a way to get the same menu for csquotes' integrated quotations (e.g. \displaycquote)?
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Eliminating extra vertical space around quotes in letters

Eliminating vertical space around a quote, as described here, succeeds when the documentclass is article \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{quoting} \quotingsetup{vskip=0pt} \begin{document} \...
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How to Spell-Check LaTeX in multiple languages / language variants

I am writing a PhD Thesis / Dissertation and would like to be able to spell-check the thing. The problem is that I'm required to write it in UK English, while many of my quotations are written in US ...
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Indenting long citations inside a document?

This question led to a new feature in a package: quoting Suppose I have a very long sentence of law text that I need to have in my document. And according to the XYZ law: Aaaaaa aoe oa ao oa oa ...
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Formatting new environment with borders

I have defined myself a new environment as below: \newenvironment{myquote}{\list{}{\leftmargin=0.3in\rightmargin=0.3in}\item[]}{\endlist} What I would like to do here is to be able to format this by ...
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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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How to configure/redefine the quotation environment to cite?

I want to redefine the quotation or quote environment so that I have a different presentation style, such as big quotes or all italics, right aligned, etc. I also want to cite the source (a real cite,...
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Redefining the quote environment

Can somebody tell me what is wrong with this: %%Tweaked quote environment \let\origquote\quote \renewenvironment{\quote}{% \vspace{-0.5\parskip} \origquote }% {\endorigquote} My goal is to ...
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What kind of dash is used before a quote attribution?

In this quote example: “Planning your video is the first step.” -Christine Cloud, Producer Should the name be preceded by an em dash, or a swung dash?
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How to prevent pagebreak in quote environment?

\begin{quote} ``No matter how far apart the particles are when we try to collect one of them the relative probabilities of finding it in different places are strongly affected by the `interference ...
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The quote environment and the typographically correct notation of reference

This is a typography and latex related question. I have seen various examples of how the quote environment and the belonging reference to the quote are used. What is correct in the following minimum ...
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Can I create one command for quoting?

I would like to get this result: I currently use this piece to get the result: \glqq{\textit{Analysis II}}\grqq{} Can I create a single command like the following to get the desired result? \...
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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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Line spacing inside quote environment in amsart (removing extra white space)

This is a follow-up to Line spacing inside quote environment. I'm using the amsart document class, with a specifically defined line-spacing for the whole document. When I adjust the line-spacing ...
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csquote: custom quote styles

I am typesetting a novel that features “Dialogue” by cats and other animals. « Cats speak like this » “People speak like this.” I've had something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Problems with quoting package and renewing quotation environment

Following this How to modify spacing around quotation environment? ...I have tried to use both given solutions (using quoting package and renewing quotation environment). I cannot use quoting package (...
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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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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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Macro for handling placement of last quotation mark when setting quotes in text?

When including quotes in a text, there are some styles that need to be adhered to. One style is to always place the last quote where the actual quote ends, no matter the next character (e.g. ... and ...
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Quote environment with long reference at the end right – without widows

I need a quote-environment to end with source-references in a new line, flush right. Simply using \begin{quote} QUOTED TEXT \begin{flushright} SOURCE \end{flushright} \end{quote} ...
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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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Add a black border to block quotations?

I have a Markdown file that I'm converting to PDF with Pandoc. And I'd like that the block quotation of the Markdown file get a 1px black border around them in the PDF. I already managed to edit the ...
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Non-italic quote in the quote environment

Any idea how to produce a quote in the quote environment that's not italicized (using LyX)? I'm trying to create a presentation in beamer and can't seem to figure it out.
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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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Applying custom size and spacing to quote environment

Am using "article" document class in LyX and trying to get the quote paragraph-environment to run with "small" text size and single-spacing (globally), while keeping the rest of the document (standard ...