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LaTeX Beginners Guide by Stefan Kottwitz

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Time for action – quoting a scientist

We will quote thoughts of famous physicists.

  1. Create a new document containing these lines:
    \documentclass{article}
    \begin{document}
    Niels Bohr said: ``An expert is a person who has made
    all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.''
    Albert Einstein said:
    \begin{quote}
    Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
    \end{quote}
    Errors are inevitable. So, let's be brave trying something new.
    \end{document}
  2. Typeset to see the result:
    Time for action – quoting a scientist

What just happened?

Firstly we quoted inline. `produced a left quotation mark; the character is also called a backtick . 'gave a right quotation mark. We ...

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