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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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Leading (vertical space) before and after block quotes

I'm trying to re-define the quote environment (triggered by csquote's \blockquote) to remove the entire (!) additional leading before and after the quote, to make sure the quotes stays in sync with ...
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pdflatex raise error when \paragraph inside quote environment

Why I get a error when there is a \paragraph{} (or \subparagraph{}) inside a quote environment? For the example below \documentclass[]{article} \begin{document} \begin{quote} \paragraph{My header} ...
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Package quoting and \chapter

I use the quoting package to set quoting in my master thesis. In the following MWE a found a strange bug. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}...
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Block quote with big quotations - white on black

There is are some very nice answers to the question of how to put large quotation marks around a block of text at Block quote with big quotation marks. Using the first answer (which uses tikz) but ...
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Numbered, hanging paragraph without list environment

I often quote text (legal sources). Normally I use the quoting-package and csquotes (block quote). Often, the quotation contains some lists, and often with a non-standard numbering (f. ex. § 4-1(a)), ...
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How can I reduce the space between paragraphs and block quotes?

I'm using the mla package from the texlive-humanities ubuntu package to format an MLA-style paper. Unfortunately, something is a little off, and there's a little extra space between paragraphs and the ...
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ConTeXt: How to change the background color and border of a Pandoc-generated blockquote?

Consider the following minimum working example containing a blockquote as defined in a Pandoc-generated document: \setuppapersize [A4][A4] \setuplayout [width=middle, backspace=1.5in, cutspace=1....
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Vertical spacing below block quote should be retained even if footnote follows

In my text, block quotes have noticeable vertical spacing from the text above and below. When there is a footnote, this property is violated; I would like to restore it. (And I think this formatting ...
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Inserting a quote onto the (otherwise blank) left-hand-side page of a book [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a quote to a blank page centered I am writing a thesis in \documentclass{book}. I wish to insert a quote on the blank page that comes after my preface and before my first ...
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How to cite correctly in a document with quotes in several languages using csquotes? [closed]

I'm working on a document written primarily in Spanish, but contains many quotes between quotation marks, multiple nested. It also contains text blocks that I usually compose with the environments ...
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How to force csquotes to show the quotations marks in block quotes?

How can I force the csquotes package to always show quotations marks in my block quotes, regardless of the language etc...? Tried this, but no cigar: \usepackage{csquotes}[english=british] % ...
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Reduce the space between a quotation and a title

When I use the quotation environment at the start of a section I get too much space between the title and the start of the quotation. How to modify spacing around quotation environment? has ways to ...
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How to put a quotation box wrapped in text?

What is the easiest way to put a box for quotation wrapped within text as we do for figure with wrapfig. Like half-sized box of text in magazines. I am trying float, but I am not sure if it is the ...
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Align Quote to right

I want to align \begin{quote} Text Author (\cite{Source}) \end{quote} to the right side of the paper. How can I do this?
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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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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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Right aligning a quote with extra indentation

I want to insert a quote into a document, have it aligned to the right, italic, with some extra indentation from the right margin, this is what i've managed so far: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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Biblatex: Automatic *Vgl.* & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length)

Is it possible to create a command that: Whenever it exceeds a certain number of lines in the output (preferably 3), it will be typeset indented. The citation will automatically be typeset without "...
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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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How to get big quotation marks again

I am trying to use this answer to get large quotation marks, \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames}{xcolor} \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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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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Typesetting novel dialogue where one speaker has multiple paragraphs

I'm typesetting a novel wherein many characters have 2+ paragraphs of uninterrupted dialogue. Example: “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet…tik. “Nullam orci dolor, porttitor a…julo? “Nulla nibh nisl, ...
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Issue with \newenvironment and framed and quotation

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{framed} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{nb} {\begin{framed}\begin{quotation}} {\end{framed}\end{quotation}} \begin{document} \begin{nb} ...
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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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no indentation at hyphenated word in quote environment

I'm typesetting a whole bible and I'm trying to reproduce some special quotes of it using the quote environment and some macros. These quotes have indentation when there is a new line (\\), and the ...
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Inserting a quote as an exhibit in LyX

I would like to insert a quote into the LyX document that stands out from the rest of the text and is displayed as a display formula would be (on a separate line with space around it). For example: ...
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Place the citation flush right csQuotes

I very much like the way the citations are done in this answer here Quote environment with reference at the end right Is there any way to get the same effect using csQuotes? Beneath is a somewhat ...
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Changing the vertical spacing before and after the quoting environment when using parskip

I'm working with the quoting environment but I can't figure out how to adjust the vertical space before and after it. I would like the environment to be indented on either side like it is but not have ...
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mdframed breaks vskip option in quoting

Csonsider the following MWE. Without the call to \surroundwithmdframed, the vskip argument to quoting works. With it, it doesn't. Can anyone suggest a workaround or fix? Thanks. \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Change margins of quotation environment asymmetrically

I need to write an essay in MLA style and have a block quotation consisting of two paragraphs. I found a way to keep the indentation of the first line of each paragraph intact by following this answer....
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Depending on the edition, but in the same language, I want different kind of quotes

When I write ``something'', I want the output to be one of the following inside the whole document, just changing one setup in the preambul: "something" « something » “something” One solution is to ...
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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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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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eledmac and quote without right indentation

I changed the definition of the quote environment to not indent on the right side. But this change doesn't work between \pstart and \pend of eledmac. How would I do that? I tried by redefing the \...
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How to force latex to put a quote in one line?

I am currently writing a CV on LaTeX. I want to have a quote on the head of my modernCV, but latex puts ONE word into a second line. Can I make LaTeX put all the quote into one line? \documentclass[...
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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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Big Decorative Quotes

I want to make some definition in my thesis very clear, by putting it in its own line, with stylish, decorative (or whatever you call it) quotes. How can I do that in Latex?
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french quote for blockquote and italics foreignquote

I try to generate a correct blockquote and foreignblockquote which start with « and end with » What i already have : « Test in french » (citation) « Test in english » (citation) What i want ...
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Quote style like on owni.eu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Block quote with big quotation marks How can I reproduce with TikZ the quoting style from Owni.eu http://owni.fr/2011/09/13/increvable-droit-dauteur/ in a environment? I don'...
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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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Multiple Dictums for a chapter

I would like to have more than one quote at the start of a chapter. I am using the dictum environment with scrreprt. If I do two back to back dictums, it simply ignores the first and proceeds with the ...
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Put quote in new page if it does not fit

I have a \begin{quote} ... \end{quote} which I would not like to be broken in separate pages. So if it's at the end of a page and there's not enough space, it would go into a new page automatically. ...
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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 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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How to quote a list?

I want to quote a list in the following way: We haven't produced an original list. But another group made this list: [1] "1. bla "2. bla bla "3. bla bla bla" Is there a simple way ...
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How to implement book style notes/usage fields?

I would like to implement Note style fields like in here (excerpt from https://developer.android.com/training/graphics/opengl/environment.html#manifest for demonstration) How can I do this in LaTeX ? ...
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Quotes problem in beamer

I'm trying to make nice big quotes work in my presentation, but there is some error, a clashing of packages I assume, and I don't know how to resolve this : So my mwe is here: %&latex \...
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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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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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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 ...