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I want to make a long quote for my thesis on latex, using biblatex with apa, but I can't find the way to do that. My preamble is:


usepackage[spanish]{babel} % pone el idioma en español

usepackage{geometry} % margenes del documento
geometry{letterpaper, top = {2,5cm}, bottom = {2,5cm}, inner = {2,5cm},
outer = {2,5cm}, head = {1,1cm}, foot = {1,1cm}, bindingoffset = {1,0cm}}
% Si se va a usar dos paginas por hoja, agregar la opción twoside

usepackage{helvet} % Arial
renewcommand{familydefault}{sfdefault} % Arial

titleformat{chapter}[display] % cambiar modo de ver capitulos y secciones
{largebfseriescenter}{MakeUppercasechaptertitlename thechapter}{1em}{MakeUppercase}{} % Cambios en Capitulo

titleformat{subsection}{normalsizebfseries}{thesubsection}{1em}{MakeUppercase} % Cambios en Sección
titlespacing*{chapter}{0pt}{-2.5em}{3em} % Cambia el espaciamiento del capitulo de 50pt a lo pedido
titlespacing*{section}{0pt}{3em}{2em} % Cambia el espaciamiento de la sección a 3 espacios en blanco antes y 2 despues.

renewcommand*{theenumi}{thechapter.arabic{enumi}} % numero de capitulo en listas
renewcommand*{theenumii}{theenumi.arabic{enumi}} % añade lo anterior a sublistas


renewcommand{baselinestretch}{1.5} % interlineado de 1.5

usepackage[skip=6pt, indent=1cm, tocskip]{parskip} % configurar espacio entre parrafos y sangría izquierda. tocskip genera el salto entre parrafos en el indice

% paquetes necesarios para citar
usepackage[style=apa, backend=biber, sortcites, url=true]{biblatex}

patchcmd{chapter}{thispagestyle{plain}}{thispagestyle{fancy}}{}{} % necesario para poner encabezado en paginas de capítulos

% paquete para encabezado y pie de pagina 

% - - - - - COMANDOS - - - - -

% ------- PORTADA ------- 







% ------- RESUMEN EJECUTIVO ------- 


% ------- CAP 1 INTRODUCCIÓN ------- 


% ------- CAP 2 XXXX ------- 



According to APA style, long quotes should:

— Add +1.27 cm indent for the entire text.

— First word without indent.

— Double-spacing.

— No additional space above or below.

— If quote have 2 or more paragraphs, the first line (for each paragraph) should have an exta 1.27 cm indent.

I want to make something like this (sorry for Spanish example):
40 word longer APA quote


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