# [OS X TeX] Wrapping around block inside quote environment

John B. Thoo jthoo at yccd.edu
Mon Apr 21 15:59:44 CEST 2014

On Apr 19, 2014, at 12:00 PM, macosx-tex-request at email.esm.psu.edu wrote:

> Message: 3
> Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:49:43 +1000
> From: Ross Moore <ross.moore at mq.edu.au>
>
> Hello John,
>
> On 19/04/2014, at 2:30 AM, John B. Thoo wrote:
>
>> Hi, everyone.
>>
>> I'm sorry to bother y'all with a non-Mac-specific question, but googling didn't help me.
>>
>> I am quoting a block of text [1] using \begin{quote} ... \end{quote}. The quoted text includes a simple graphic that I've drawn using tikz, but I cannot seem to wrap the text around it inside the quote environment as it appears in [1].
>
> Not all that surprising really, as both the {quote}
> the normal paragraph layout, as do {wrapfig} and {picinpar}.
> So combining these would be most awkward.
>
> My advice would be to stick to just one of the latter,
> and include extra markup to try to emulate what the
> quote environments do.
>
> Or try using {minipage} to narrow the width,
> with {wrapfig} or {picinpar} inside, for the wrapping.

Hi, Ross.  Thanks for the suggestion.  I tried {minipage}, but it messed up the spacing on the page for some reason.  So, I've settled for now on putting the figure in {figure} outside {quote}, and referencing.

---John.

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