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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How to resize a line with the text height with TikZ?

I made a new style of quoting. But I have to put the line height and width of the quote manually. Someone have a solution for make a environment with just 2 or 3 parameters? The quote, the author ...
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How could I use ImageMagick to wrap text about figure?

I downloaded ImageMagick, then I convert the convert.exe file name to imgconvert.exe. but the code still don't work. what should I do? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[latin]{babel}...
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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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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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\begin{citacao} abntex top and bottom margin [closed]

How can I remove the top and bottom margin of the citacao item in abntex? It currently looks like this image: I need it to have just a single space between lines. The abntex implementation is \...
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Make all \begin{quote} … \end{quote} blocks single spaced with setspace? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reduce the space between a quotation and a title I am writing a double-spaced paper using the setspace package. I need quotations to be formatted with single spacing, however. ...
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Text in quote style with caption

I need to put a output of a program in a quote stile but i need to put a \caption tag like an image or a table. I need to do something like: text other text ... Output X: something What i can do ...
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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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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 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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Use " quote in a German document

I have a German document with snippets of code where I need the " symbol as it is. Normally, if I insert an empty space after it, I get it printed, but this does not always work: \documentclass{...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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new quote-based environment end spacing [closed]

In order to insert quotations, the document uses a quote-based \newenvironmentx \newenvironmentx{QUOTE}[1][1=.]{% \begin{quote}% \tiny\noindent% \gdef\parQ{#1}``% }{\parQ''% \normalsize% \...
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referring to initial quote in footnotes in brackets in LyX

In my field, there are some special requirements for quoting which I'd like to implement in my LyX template. I'm working with biblatex. Does anyone know how I could refer (automatically) to a long ...
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Blockquote mark indentation

I would like to set the opening quotes just outside the quote margin. MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[...
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LyX: Inhibit indentation after quote

Is it possible with LyX and without having to use ERT everytime to inhibit indentation in standard text after (short) block quotes? (similar question) When the quote environment is using a spacing ...
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pdflatex: how to distinguish between apostrophe and single right quotation mark?

Continuing the comment "If a word processor/typesetter is used that distinguishes single quotes from apostrophes..." in https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/286321/distinguishing-apostrophes-...
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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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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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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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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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Biblatex: Improving Dynamic Quotation Command

In Biblatex: Automatic Vgl. & automatic quote indenting (depending on quote length) lockstep creates a quotation command based on previous contribitions by lockstep and Martin Scharrer that ...
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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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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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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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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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Customizing style of formal block quote in csquotes?

The MWE below: % pdflatex test.tex; biber test; pdflatex test.tex; pdflatex test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[autostyle=tryonce,autopunct=true]{csquotes} \usepackage[% style=ieee, ...
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Is \textquotedblleft and \textquotedblright required for quotation marks?

Can I just use "sometext" or do I have to use the commands for a quotation mark? If I don't, why would I ever use them? The interpreter I am using (Scientific Word) and it interprets it as regular ...
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Why does T1 encoding has two comma characters? [duplicate]

When I was checking the T1 font encoding table, I realized there are two distinct comma characters: One at 0x0D and another one at 0x2C. They look similar but their kerning differ as far as I see. ...
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Is there an easy way to use two different sets of options for an environment?

I need to use the two quotation styles shown below (the first paragraph is the normal text): To this end, I am currently using the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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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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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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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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using section types inside of blockquote

I'm still new to latex, but can someone explain to me why this one works: \begin{document} \begin{quote} \subsubsection{Just some Text} \end{quote} \end{document} but this one does not: \begin{...
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Custom quote formatting [closed]

I have a .cls in which I have quite a bit of formatting... I'm trying to make a way of making my own "quote" formatting. I need to format my quotes centered, with a limited width for each line, and ...
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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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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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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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How to use \openautoquote that must not be in a env in a env?

I was trying to improve this answer to make it fully compatible with csquotes. Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csquotes} % hanging indentation for quotes, https://tex....
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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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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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No paragraph indent (\noindent) after a block quote created with displayquote?

Is there a way to never intend a paragraph after a long intended blockquote created with displayquote? IMHO it looks ugly and serves no purpose as the vertical spacing after such a blockquote/...
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Quotation with source at right and a line break

Using memoir, I would like to add a source at right in the quotation below. When I use no \ then it works, but the source is as wide as the quotation, which looks odd (at least to me). I tried adding ...
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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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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 ...