[OS X TeX] Quote environmnet versus lists

Manfred Braun manfred.braun at uni-due.de
Mon Jan 24 21:57:11 CET 2011

Hi Chris, Ross and others,

On Jan 24, 2011, at 10:03 PM, Ross Moore wrote:

> No. It has been explained that the {quote} environment is really
> an instance of a {list} environment, so it alters the nesting-level
> of any sublists. 

This is correct. 
> I think what is really needed here is TeX's \narrower command.
> All it does is adjust the left & right margins, via:
>> \narrower=macro:
> ->\advance \leftskip \parindent \advance \rightskip \parindent .
> l.21 \show\narrower
The \narrower command doesn't work if list environments are included.

The simplest solution is to use the quotation (not quote!) environment:


I think that this provides what Chris wants.

Good luck,


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