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Fixed In-line Indentation [duplicate]

I want to align content that starts in the middle of a line and content that starts at the beginning of the next line (for a thesis Authorization to Submit page). E.g.: Major Professor: ...
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Trouble Indenting Portion of document

This is my first time giving LaTeX a try, and I decided to have my go at it with my week's math homework. Though most of the document could probably be done in a more efficient manner, I've gone about ...
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Unwanted right indent in document

Super noob here, so please forgive any blunders! :) My problem is that in my document (example below), the paragraph starting from the second dingbat is getting indented automatically. I don't want ...
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Problem with indentation and alignment [closed]

I am writing my thesis in book document class. The command \indent is not working. Also, the lines are not aligned on the right side. What could be the problem?
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I want to force a justification to both sides after using \newline

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \begin{document} \noindent In year 1000 somebody wrote something\footnote{\emph{something}} because he wanted to. Some thought he is ...
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footnotemark and footnotetext creates undesired indentation

I have looked for a solution for quite some time now, but I couldn't find anything useful. The problem seems to be minor but still visible. If I use footnotemark within align to create a footnote, ...
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1answer
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Move list of acronyms to the right

I'm using the acronym package and I want to move the list of acronyms a bit to the right. I have the list in an independent .tex file and the code I use is: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to remove indentation when using the aligned environment? [duplicate]

I want to align equations inside an enumeration, so I use the aligned environment and its [t] option to make the first equation appear on the same baseline as the item label: \documentclass{article} ...
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Adjusting the gb4e {exe} environment locally

In my thesis I make extensive use of the exe environment of the gb4epackage and I love it. However, three of my approximately 100 examples need to have an alternative layout. Instead of the usual ...
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Negative indent?

Is a negative indent of a particular paragraph possible or does another command need to be used? I.e., the first line should begin inside the margin. Can a command similar to \noindent be constructed ...
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Enumeration in margins and hang indentation

A solution was given to Enumeration across many sections. However, (A) it seems enumeration prevents hang indent from activating. (B) Can I get the numbers to go into the left margin and leave hang ...
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1answer
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Why won't \hspace work?

I'm trying to get a block of text to be aligned 2.55cm from the left of the page. I'm sure there's a better way of doing this, but it would be nice to get an answer anyway. When I type: ...
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Noindent in \thanks, left align

I am using the following command in WinEdt to have the corresponding author contact info at the footnote. I used \\ to have a new line since it was long. I have two problems. First I need to left ...
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description begins on a new line without indent

I am using this method to write description in a new line in beamer, But how can I remove the indent at the new line so it aligns with the \item[]? This is what I have right now. ...
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What's a quick way to align text?

I am often writing quick statements in which I would like the following lines to continue underneath the end of the first. Is there a quick way to do this (requires arrays?) this is the first ...
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Indentation after '\tabular' environments

I was filling some tables for my progress report and noticed something were odd. The following text/tables are indented. MWE: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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The indentfirst package does not work with ragged2e package

I am using the ragged2e package in the article class and want the first paragraph within the justify environment to be indented. As such, I used the indentfirst package. However, this does not change ...
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1answer
94 views

Align text with heading

Is there an easy way to align the text block with a section title? It should look like this: 1 Introduction This is an example text. 1.1 Section This text should also be ...
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2answers
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Indent paragraph to horizontally align with enumerate environment

I have an enumerated list with points, intersected with comments to each point. I would like to align my comments vertically with the itemized points in the enumerated list. Below a MWE with its ...
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votes
2answers
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How to align continued/spilled line to part of the sentence

Is there any way to align the spilled over line to a particular part within the sentence I want to align the second line under MS Office.... \textbf{Software} --- MS Office Powerpoint, Software 1, ...
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1answer
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How to add more indentation for section in table of contents

I would like to move sections in my TOC more to the right =) The picture will explain all: Here is my code so far (This code will give me the upper part in the picture): ...
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1answer
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How to add horizontal whitespace in my text?

I have the following problem: Is there an easy and quick way to change the upper part to the lower? I tried using \hspace, but it had no effect. I'm new to TeX so bear with me ;D
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Starting a line where the previous line finishes

I have been using LaTeX for standard things like letters and scientific reports. I recently came to visit my grandmother who writes some poetry and told her I could make a nice pdf from her ...
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3answers
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\phantom inside tabularx

I tried to improve the alignment in the following table using a \hphantom: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{p{2.8cm} X} 1/00\,--\,2/00 ...
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Right aligning a quote with extra indentation

I want to insert a quote into a document, have it aligned to the right, italic, with some extra indentation from the right margin, this is what i've managed so far: \documentclass{book} ...
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Disable indentation in enumerate temporarily

I would like to place an unindented \fbox inside an enumerate environment. \begin{enumerate} \item Some text. \par\fbox{a} \item Some more text. \end{enumerate} The above code produces: ...
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votes
1answer
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Combining leftskip, rightskip and raggedright

For some text (\blindtext below), I would like to add 20pt to the left and right page margin, and I would like the text to be raggedright (no hyphenation). The first try below does not add 20pt to ...
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2answers
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Properly align text in description

I need to illustrate cases, that is why I am using the description environment: \begin{description} \item[Caso 1] Esiste una computazione $s_1, s_2, \ldots, s_k$ di $\mathcal P$ che comincia con ...
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Writing CV, need some advice on achieving structure similar to this

I'm a LaTeX beginner and under a heading (e.g. Interests) I want to have the text laid out as above. Specifically, my problem is getting the part on the right to stay aligned to the line above when ...
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1answer
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algorithmicx package comments on a single line

Is it possible in algorithmicx package to have comments not aligned to the right side? For example I have code like this - \begin{algorithm}[!ht] \caption{My Algo.} \label{myalgo} ...
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votes
1answer
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Latex, left indent numcases

I have this simple equation (representation a dynamic programming recursion): \begin{numcases} {Opt\left(P, i, \ell \right)=min } \nonumber (1)\hspace{0.5 mm} Opt(P,i+1,\ell) + ...
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1answer
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Indent and spacing in tables (or: How to do it better?)

I'm using the tabular environment in order to properly display my address in the text. But as the following example shows, the first column of the table doesn't align with the main body text. Also ...
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votes
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Enforcing new paragraph indents in book style

I'm having trouble getting the paragraphs in my document to indent. I'm not sure what could be wrong, as I thought this was default behaviour. Here is a cut down version of my tex file: ...
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1answer
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Hang alignment in bibliography

My problem is rather simple but I wasn't able to find a satisfactory answer after some searching on the web and here. I'm trying to build a bibliography manually and would like to modify the ...
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2answers
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Displaystyle and left-alignment

\newcommand{\mbi}[1]{\textbf{\emph{#1}}} \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{large} \displaystyle ...
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votes
1answer
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Difference in behaviour between tabular and flushleft environments

In response to my earlier question the following working code has been provided: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{showframe} \begin{document} \hfill \begin{tabular}{l@{}} some text\\ some other ...
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Push a block of lines to the right margin

The following code does what I need: \hbox to \textwidth{\hfill \vbox{ \hbox{some text} \hbox{some other text} } %vbox } %hbox The important things here are: Lines are not ...
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1answer
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Multiline item indent

I am currently writing a set of steps for my lecture notes on circles but when the description of the step is too long, becomes multiline, the enumerated environment does not left indents properly as ...
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votes
1answer
385 views

Align text and use indent

I want to align my text and also use indent at each paragraph.But it seems i can use only one of them (either alignment or indent). \usepackage{indentfirst} \begin{flushleft} \section {Heading} ...
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votes
3answers
832 views

Leftalign labels with enumitem

I'm using the enumitem package to define a legal list: \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{legal}{enumerate}{10} \setlist[legal]{label*=\arabic*.} The output for a list looks like this: 1. foo 1.1 ...
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votes
1answer
572 views

How to indent a \halign?

I have a weird problem. I want to indent a \halign, but it seems no matter what I try, it just does not like to be indented! Things I've tried: text \indent\halign{&#\hfil\cr foo& bar\cr ...
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votes
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How can I make indentations and then align at different levels, in a table?

How do I create this table? It is the subtle indentations that are throwing me. I know I'm missing something simple.
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Why do I have to put the center environment in a group for \@afterindentfalse\@afterheading to suppress indentation?

Consider the following two macros, the only difference being that one has the environment inside a group: \documentclass{article} \makeatletter \newcommand\thisworks{% {\begin{center} $\ast$ ...
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votes
1answer
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New command for inline text

As I did not get an answer I was fully satisfied with in my last thread, although there were many great suggestions. I will therefore try to rephrase my question here. I also have some new inputs, ...
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Indent an entire paragraph / section?

I am writing a document with some odd spacing. I am copying another document, and therefrore the layout must be almost exact. I have sections divided by letters below, and some paragraphs in each ...
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votes
1answer
642 views

How to align the captions in the list of figures?

How to align the captions in the list of figures ? I have the following code: \usepackage[subfigure]{tocloft} \renewcommand*\cftfigpresnum{Figure~} \settowidth{\cftfignumwidth}{\cftfigpresnum} ...
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vote
2answers
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Table caption should be left aligned

How to make table caption left-aligned. I tried \usepackage[singlelinecheck=off]{caption} but it did not work out. In other words it gives an error: \DeclareFloatFont ...
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votes
4answers
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Centered but left-aligned paragraph

I want to have a paragraph, that is centered but in itself left-aligned. Does somebody of you know how to achieve this? (I have text in a paragraph, on each line the text is shorter than the width, ...
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votes
3answers
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Tabs in a Beamer Presentation

I am putting together a beamer presentation with some programming code. However, the verbatim package by default places the code on the left most fringe of the slide. I want the slide to be a little ...
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vote
1answer
1k views

Figure caption indent problem

The last lines of my figure captions are indented too much or centered. I use floatrow package which usually doesn't conflict with LaTeX. Is it possible to fix this? My preambles are as follows: ...