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Enumerate: only indent numbers

I want to make the enumerate environment look like this: 1. First item [...] [first item continued] 2. Second item [...] That is, the text should look like normal body text except with ...
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1answer
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Removing a half-blank line and precisely calculating a space

Consider the following MWE: Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text \begin{enumerate} \item This is a line ...
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1answer
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Problem with spacing after \[…\] environment when using the \textcolor{} command

I'm getting odd spacing/indentation behavior when the \textcolor command is combined with the \[ ... \] environment. I did find a fix by putting % in a couple places, as outlined below, but I'd like ...
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vote
1answer
118 views

How to make a new line without indenting?

How can I make a new line without it being indented? Here is what I have so far: \documentclass[11pt, oneside, reqno]{article} \usepackage{amssymb, amsthm, amsmath, amsfonts} \usepackage{bardmacros} ...
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1answer
58 views

How to achieve the indentation/spacing in this document?

I have been trying for some hours to achieve the kind of arrangement of this document. http://home.uchicago.edu/klecha/klecha_cv.pdf For instance, it seems like it has two columns, one with dates ...
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votes
1answer
91 views

Correcting (removing) adjustwidth's vertical spacing

Consider the following example that uses changepage's adjustwidth to set a single paragraph at 80% of the text width (on the left). Compare this to the use of \parshape (on the right): ...
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1answer
46 views

Why my first text line is indented? [duplicate]

Here is my LaTex code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{color} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \definecolor{blu}{RGB}{31,111,130} \definecolor{gren}{RGB}{39,110,13} ...
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2answers
572 views

Sublist without bullets

I know that I can suppress indentation bullets using \item[], but nonetheless, the vertical space taken up by the bullet still stays empty. I thought of using a custom list environment, but this did ...
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0answers
105 views

Appropriate indentation for first item starting in the same line as previous text [closed]

I use the following code \newlist{longmainenum}{enumerate}{1} \setlist[longmainenum]{label={(\alph*)},font=\bfseries, align=left, leftmargin=0pt,labelsep=0pt, labelwidth=1.9em, ...
3
votes
2answers
78 views

How to have indented text in ntheorem environment without a newline at the beginning?

I would like to have an indented paragraph inside a ntheorem environment where the first line is not indented. Using the quote-environment inside ntheorem lets the paragraph start with an ugly ...
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vote
2answers
107 views

Creating paragraphs with automatic width

I've got a bunch of paragraphs that I'm manually "tabbing out" using hspace of varying degree. After the varying amount of hspace, I'm trying to make a paragraph that fills the remaining width ...
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votes
1answer
135 views

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: ...
5
votes
3answers
103 views

Issue With Spacing/Tabbing

I would like to indent in the "of Embryonic Stem Cells" section, but so far everything I have tried has failed. I first tried to see if there was a tab character, which there does not appear to be, ...
5
votes
1answer
225 views

Handling margins and indent in itemize

I have looked around the site for a while and haven't found a specific answer about this particular problem: I am typing up a paper and was asked to separate different sections with headings. I would ...
2
votes
1answer
800 views

Space just before minipage

This is my .tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{framed} \setlength{\FrameSep}{3pt} \begin{document} \noindent{}The king\\ \begin{minipage}{0.9\textwidth} is dead, ...
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votes
2answers
241 views

paralist package: \setdefaultleftmargin{0em}… doesn't properly align wrapped lines

I am using the paralist package to create very compact lists (for a poster). I'd like to use \setdefaultleftmargin{0em}{2em}{}{}{}{} to set the indentation of itemized lists to zero. This works ...
3
votes
1answer
371 views

Setting paragraph indentation AND vertical space in KOMA class

I would like to have both a paragraph indentation and a vertical space between paragraphs in a the KOMA article class. At the moment I use \documentclass[12pt,captions=nooneline,DIV=14, ...
2
votes
1answer
530 views

Footnote hang, & adding vertical space around footrule

How do I make the footnote hang on a new line? ie have "2012 )." align with the beginning of "Susan" instead of "1". How can I increase the vertical space above and below the footnote line? Can I ...
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vote
1answer
50 views

How to make running lines in a list begin where just after the label?

I have problems with my custom list and the space from the leftmargin: in order to illustrate, I do not understand why [*] does not begin at the labelwidth which must be 1<><><><> ...
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votes
2answers
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in Beamer, how to remove left margin/indent of a description list

I have a two column frame with a plot one the left, and a description list on the right \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.4\textwidth} \begin{center} ...
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votes
0answers
291 views

Paragraph Numbering in LaTeX and Space Increase of Indentation

Is there any easy way to do the same thing that this code does: % arara: pdflatex \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[inner=0.75in,outer=0.65in,top=0.75in,bottom=0.75in]{geometry} ...
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votes
1answer
223 views

Spacing and indentation

I have this code example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{exmpl}{Example} \begin{document} \begin{exmpl} \textbf{My first grammar}\\ $G = (\{a, b\}, ...
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votes
2answers
266 views

Little indentation despite \noindent after tabu custom-environment

this question is about a (to me) mysterious little indent (looks like an ordinary blank...) after a custom-environment using the tabu-environment. Please compile this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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votes
1answer
147 views

Unwanted horizontal space right after \begin{document}

I have a package of my own loaded when a certain option is passed to a class of my own (based in turn on the memoir class). The package is devised for typesetting letters. Except for the body of the ...
4
votes
2answers
168 views

Insufficient width for chapter numbers in ToC

I'm trying to format my thesis, and I copied the formatting stuff from a friend who finished her thesis last year. Unfortunately, she only had two chapters and then subsections. I have more chapters, ...
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votes
1answer
606 views

Indentation of sections and paragraphs to show hierarchy [duplicate]

I am having troubles with the format of a work that I'm doing. The default output of LaTeX looks like: 1.1. Section A Latex latex latex latex. 1.1.1. Subsection A-1 Latex latex latex ...
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votes
1answer
184 views

Numbers too close to figure captions in List of Figures, can this be fixed without changing the class?

On my List of Figures page, my figures go up to 4 digits, such as Figure 13.14. This causes the figure list to be right up against the text, such as: 13.9 My figure 13.10My next figure I need to ...
3
votes
1answer
98 views

Testing and modifying white space around an environment

I'm trying to create something similar to marginpar but without the hassle of floats (particularly because I'm going to have a lot of these). First issue These notes always appear at the beginning of ...
5
votes
2answers
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New enumeration

\begin{enumerate} \item \item \item \item \end{enumerate} How to define new numeration: I would like to have bigger spaces between every two points and equal indents for all points. ...
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votes
1answer
273 views

Set indentation of choice in exam documentclass

I want to create an multiple choices question with this indenting format 1. ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### 2. ######## ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### The choices have same ...
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vote
1answer
208 views

Global typewriter tab stops every 1/2 inch

What is the best method, please, for setting up the equivalent of global (document-wide) typewriter tab stops every 1/2 inch? I'm reluctant to set up a tabular definition \begin{tabbing} at the ...
6
votes
2answers
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Indent Theorem like \hangindent, but for multiple paragraphs

I would like to create a theorem style which indents the theorem exactly like a \hangindent would do, expect that the indention should continue for all paragraphs of the theorem. For example: ...
2
votes
1answer
772 views

Controlling the indentation of the second line in a list

I'm using enumitem to label text, and I'd like the text to all be aligned to the same indent as the first line in the list. The second line begins underneath the label. I'm sure there's a simple ...
6
votes
1answer
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Annoying paragraph spacing issue with memoir

I have a spacing issue while using the memoir class. The main problem is that after the first paragraph there is a line skip and an indentation and afterwards, all the paragraphs are indented properly ...
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votes
2answers
427 views

How does \\ suppress spurious spaces while \par\noindent doesn't

I'm trying to build a description-list-with-header-line by using a macro. In the non-MWE, the macro adds additional value like index entries and margin notes, but here I have the simplest case ...
3
votes
1answer
987 views

Changing properties of epigraphs using “epigraph” package

Please help me to figure out how to produce with that: I have the following code: \epigraph{«Теперь нам ясно, что вся структура теории чисел держится на одном основании, а именно, на алгоритме для ...
2
votes
2answers
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add white space to manually indent line

I'm trying to add space to a line so that it lines up with the text above it which is bulletpointed. If I add \indent to the second line it indents the above line too so that it is all shifted over. ...
5
votes
3answers
80 views

Help with generalized list

I want to create an environment which contains a list to typeset auto-numbered thesis (just like one does with math formulae). I would like the spacing to be something like this: This is the code ...
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votes
1answer
316 views

Custom environment with fancy text indentation

I am trying to typeset text by breaking it into smaller cameos, numbering each cameo, and putting a heading. See below for an example of how I want the typeset text to look. The code with which I ...
7
votes
1answer
478 views

Translating custom \section format to titlesec

I have some custom \section formatting with a horizontal rule, and I'm trying to DRY out my code by using titlesec to define default formatting options. But I can't exactly reproduce what happens when ...
11
votes
1answer
301 views

A zero \parskip and an unusual \paragraph result in overlapping paragraphs

I'm trying to debug a class provided by some journal. From times to times, the text appears completely garbled, or does not appear at all (I believe it is printed somewhere but probably out of the ...
3
votes
0answers
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first line of section/subsection has no indentation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I indent the paragraphs which follow a heading? \tableofcontents \pagestyle{empty} \newpage \section{intro} ...
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votes
1answer
341 views

Newline, indentation, parskip - when to use what in what stylistic manner?

I intend to use scrbook. In real-life literature, English and German language, the text often looks like this: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod ...
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votes
3answers
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Extra space between footnote numbers and content for high count

I’m using the following commands to customize footnotes: \usepackage[bottom,norule,hang]{footmisc} \setlength{\footnotemargin}{2mm} \setlength{\footnotesep}{4mm} \addtolength{\footskip}{2mm} The ...
7
votes
1answer
275 views

hangindent + wrapfig = bad spacing?

I am using the wrapfig package in order to place some text on the right side of my paragraph: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{wrapfig} \begin{document} \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0pt} ...
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votes
2answers
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adding space before each item in itemize

I would like to add some space before each \item in begin{itemize} When i try doing something like this \begin{itemize} \item \hspace {5cm} Sweden \item \hspace {5cm} Germany \end{itemize} The ...
8
votes
1answer
151 views

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 ...
11
votes
3answers
858 views

No indentation after empty line

Indentation can be selectively suppressed using \noindent or completely with the option parindent=full to the KOMA document classes. Books (fiction) are usually structured using paragraphs, indented ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Hanging indents in bibliography

I can't imagine this isn't covered elsewhere, but for the life of my I can't find it. (Forgive me, I'm very new to LaTeX.) I'm running pandoc to generate PDFs based on a markdown document, but right ...
4
votes
1answer
153 views

How can I get spacing between paragraphs while also keeping the default indentations?

I'm using the report documentclass, and the paragraph formatting looks something like this with two paragraphs: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam ac odio est. Morbi vel ...