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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Ellipsis without brackets — fine tuning

Very much related to this question and its answer, I would like to ask the following: If I want to indicate omissions in a quotation not by using Text [...] more text. but instead by using Text ... ...
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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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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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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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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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Nested quotes have smaller and smaller paragraph skips

I'm using Memoir and \abnormalparskip{<length>}. Every time I start a new \begin{quote}, the space between paragraphs gets smaller and smaller until it's basically gone. Here is a minimal test ...
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Beamer automatic overlay and quote play oddly together

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+-|alert@+>] \item Foo \item Bar \begin{quote} God doesn't play dice with the ...
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Only-Quote page after abstract page?

I want a quote-page after my abstract in my document. No numbering, no header, just the plain quote plus source. Howto? My main file (the file is named 'slogan' in here): \documentclass[ 12pt, ...
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Quotation around text without using brackets

I am using the csquotes package and its \enquote{TEXT IS HERE} very often. Instead of \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top = 1in, bottom = 1in, left = 1in, right = 1in]{geometry} \...
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How to quote a sentence from other place in beamer?

i want to quote following sentence in my beamer in very standard way : we discuss the ambiguities of existing security definitions and then provide a general framework for defining AKE security ...
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Strange chapter influence on quotation environment

The code below give a strange result when I comment out the \begingroup end \endgroup: the quotation environment has different vertical space to the text before ("Some text"). What is it that chapter ...
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microtype protrusion incompatible quote, changemargin and adjustwidth environments

Here is my problem. I need some text to have a reduced margin. Unfortunately, none of the suggested methods of doing this appear to be compatible with microtype protrusion. Is this a bug? Is there a ...
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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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Quoted code changes color when imported from source

I wrote a simple code to highlight syntax when I quote some C++ in latex. However, when the code is directly imported from a source file, the headers are in blue instead of green, this being the only ...
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Quoting environment and tex4ht

I'm trying to convert some latex which includes the quoting environment, to html using htlatex. Here's a little example which gets typeset without any problems: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{...
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Inhibit indentation in paragraph after using the “quoting” package

A little while ago I asked this questions concerning how to quote in the style of "quotation" but without the first paragraph being indented. The answer I got was to use the quoting package instead of ...
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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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How to change the spacing before and after a quote environment?

I'm using the book class and I would like to change the default spacing before and after a quote environment.
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Biblatex: Combining Dynamic Compare Command with a '\citetitle' Command

In How to create a \citejournal, \citebooktitle, \cite… command in biblatex? Gonzalo Medina and Audrey provided code that works like \citeauthor{}e.g. when you put in your document it creates just the ...
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Letter in quotation

I want to put entire letter as a quotation in text (which is a book), something similar to what you get with quotation enviroinment, but preserving positions of adress etc. How to do this?
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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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How to use the pullquote package on a two-column layout? [closed]

I've been reading about pull quotes. In this question, a great answer is posted with a link to a custom package called pullquote. I've installed this package and have been trying to make it work, as ...
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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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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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Block quoting with big quotes on all the width of the page

the following code (source) is very pretty but I would like the text quoted to occupy all the width of the page. How can I achieve this ? \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{...
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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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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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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,...
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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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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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Why is there no indent to the first line in my quoted paragraph?

I wanted to indent some quoted content (both 1cm from left and 1cm from right), so I defined a new environment (MWE) as follows \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \usepackage{latexsym} \...
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Suggestions for the format of text quoted

I am looking for the best form to quote external text from other authors, but with my version I am unhappy, cause --in my point of view-- it is poor and less visual than I liked to. This is my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Too much space around quote environment

Sometimes, LaTeXput extra white lines around my \begin{quote}. I use just the basic memoir class without any customization. Any hint?
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How to add a quotation before a chapter [duplicate]

I would like to add a small quotations as we can find in books before a chapter. Is there a simple command to do this ? I use Xelatex and biblatex, with author-year style
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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Problem with space in chapter and quotes

I'm having problems with a ezthesis. 1- This is my fourth chapter and only in this one, my header (Example, Nº4) starts near to the middle of the page, when the other starts near the top. 2- I use ...
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fixed distance and no page break between lines

I'm trying to make a quotation environment which puts the quote on a gray background, with a colored rule right on top of it: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[papersize={100mm,...
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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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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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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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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 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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Indent fancy quotation box in latex

I want to write latex to implement below fancy quotation box as per solution Fancy Quotation Boxes in Latex. However, I don't know how to indent the quotation box such as: You may observe the quotes ...