{indentation} is about the first-line indentation of normal {paragraphs} as well as about the indentation of, e.g., {lists}, {quoting} environments, {captions}, and the various elements (sectioning numbers, titles, ...) in a {table-of-contents}.

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Verse or quote environment inside list

I want to explain a poem line by line for a poetry class, and the effect I want to get is But I encountered some difficulty to format the three lines after point 2. Google does not provide much ...
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Noindentafter package not working after first paragraph

I'm new with LaTeX. I'm having problem with indentation after {enumerate}. I search and got this which led to noindentafter package. Somewhat it's not working on the second paragraph after the ...
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How can I adjust the indentation of a verse environment?

I am interested in using the verse environment for a song book. There are many double columns ({multicols}{2}) and it is A5 paper, so in order to maximise the use of horizontal space on the page, I do ...
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itemize, removing natural indent

When you itemize items you usually have the entire list indented. This is expected when you have a title or description of what you are listing. I want to itemize but not have the natural indent. I ...
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How to make a section heading indented using value of parindent?

While trying to use the titlesec package to format subsection headings, I have run into some trouble. I need subsection headings formatted so that they are indented using the value that is set with ...
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Indentations in Algorithm floats in LYX [closed]

I am using LYX and I'm trying to enter algorithms in an algorithm float. Is there a way to have indentation?
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Horizontal spacing of second line in a custom list

I am trying to construct my own custom list environment, and it would be a great help to solve the problem below. I would like a list environment that took a mandatory argument which gave the text to ...
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Remove indentation for items of not the same level in a list

I need to make a list look like this: a) First level item b) First level item 1° Second level item 2° Second level item Instead of what is obtained by this: \documentclass{article} \renewcommand{...
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Indenting and removing numbers of bibliography

I followed the instructions here on how to indent the second line of a bibliography, Indent second line of a bibliography but now I also want to remove the numbers as well. Can someone tell me how ...
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How to make nice indents at the beginning of each chapter? [duplicate]

I'm using this template to write my thesis. My chapters look like that: How can I make latex add the indent in the first paragraph of each section? I could manually add a hspace, but I'd like to ...
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Interspersing text with enumerated items

I would like to intersperse my text with some shaded assignments for the reader to try to do. I'd also like to enumerate these with numbers to keep track of them. My current code is as follows, but I ...
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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} \usepackage{...
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How can I indent an example environment?

I am making some presentation material using beamer. Because I am not used to using Latex, and this is the first time to use beamer, I am very not good at grammar of Latex and beamer. :( Please let ...
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Description-like environment with fixed labels width

Which is the right way to do something like 'description' list but with customizable and fixed-width labels? I.e. something like this: Label: Text text text text text text text ...
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In LyX, how do I indent the paragraph right after an lists (itemize/enumerate) environment

See the example above, I want to indent the second paragraph. The generated .tex file is %% LyX 2.0.4 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really ...
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Footnote indentation 1.25cm of multiple lines footnotes

I am trying to indent multiline footnotes 1.25cm after and including the second line. This is the code fragment that my template uses to set-up footnotes, which needs to be adapted: \...
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Indenting in a description environment margin problem

I have a problem with the solution in this post if I don't want bold text for the items. I changed the code as described below. But the text of the item (e.g. Animal1:) is now in the left margin of ...
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Using blank line as indentation: some sections it works, others it inserts a white line

I have a problem. It used to work perfectly, but right now it changed and I can't figure out why. So, the first section (for example 1.1) I used blank lines. These blank lines were converted to ...
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Indentation comments algorithm2e

I am trying to use algorithm2e for my pseudocode. I am having a weird behavior with the comments. I want them to appear right after the code, on the right, while there seems to be a random (quite ...
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Can I remove the word “algorithm” from the header and keep only the caption,also I “want for loop” to be indented after step 3

\begin{algorithm}[h] \begin{algorithmic} \caption{Math algorithm} \STATE \textbf {Step 1} $\rightarrow $ gather the data \STATE \textbf {Step 2} $\rightarrow $ estimate matrix \STATE \textbf {Step ...
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Horizontal space for subsection header

I want horizontal space between section and subsection as shown in the picture. Please help!!
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How to indent a long sentence in an algorithm

In this algorithm format I want the the "Considering the jth...." to be having the same indentation throughout even in newline. The Code is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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How can I get proper paragraph handling in itemize environments?

I'm using the itemize environment to answer a list of questions, because the output is compact and neat. However, when I need more than one paragraph in one item, the second one is not indented, as it ...
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Roman numerals become “too wide” in table of contents

Following minimal document: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \renewcommand*\thechapter{\Roman{chapter}} \tableofcontents \setcounter{chapter}{6} % Problem starts at chapter 7 \chapter{Seven} \...
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Minipage reset indent. How can i set again to standard?

I have the following code. \documentclass[a4paper, titlepage, 11pt]{article} \begin{document} \section{Introduzione all'astrofisica} \begin{minipage}{12cm} In astrofisica, differentemente ...
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Indent itemized list with custom item names

How would I reproduce the typesetting in the screenshot below? In particular, I'm interested in the nicely indented list of hypotheses with the following features: The item names (H1, H2, H3) don't ...
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Using paragraph hanging inside itemsize [closed]

I am making a CV on overleaf and I want to do paragraph hanging inside an item. \item \parindent=0pt \parskip=\medskipamount \hangindent=7em \hangafter=1 paragraph start: First Line ...
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How can I get rid of indentation before my code? [duplicate]

My Javascript code has a large amount of whitespace in its block in the output pdf file. How do I get rid of this without un-indenting my latex code? Thanks in advance. \documentclass{article} \...
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Left indent in tcblisting code

In this MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \newtcblisting{myexample}{ width=1.01\linewidth, sharp corners,% beforeafter skip=0.5\baselineskip,% sidebyside gap=2mm,% ...
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Unwanted outdent in the first paragraph of a section

for the first paragraph of some of my sections I have an unwanted outdent as the following picture: I used noindent after the section, but has no effect. There is also no extra hidden character ...
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Using enumerate with no indent

I have a enumerated list that start on the left of the text margin. How can I remove this so the word "Step 1" start on the same left margin like the rest of the document? \documentclass[paper=a4, ...
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how to start a new line after inserting a figure without indentation at the beginning of this new line?

\section{last paragraph} Here are some words in the last paragraph. Now a figure is inserted below. \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[width=5cm]{...jpg} \caption[Example .]{.,,} \label{...}...
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How can I change the indentation in quote and quotation environments and commands?

I need to change the indentation that the quote and quotation environments and commands employ. I assume that there is some length I need to set, but I've googled around, and cannot find what I am ...
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First line exceeding margin

I am writing my thesis, and I have a problem with indentation. The first line of the following paragraph exceeds the margin, and I don't understand why. This is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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How do I get a space or line break between paragraphs rather than an indent? Parskip is not working [closed]

So when I first started out with my file I had gaps between paragraphs and no indent, as I was using the parskip package as listed below in my pre amble. At some point for a reason unbeknown to me ...
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Add an indentation in a fbox

I'm trying to create an abstract for my report and I would like use \indent to indent the first line in a \fbox, but it doesn't work and I don't find any solutions... My code is : \fbox {\parbox [t]{...
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\indent doesn't work as expected in custom nested environments

I have a custom environment that I use as follows: \documentclass[12pt,draft]{memoir} \usepackage[dvipsnames,usenames]{color} \definecolor{shadecolor}{gray}{0.85} \newenvironment{Myenv} {\begin{...
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Indentation superfunction LaTeX

There are a lot of questions on here that are about indentation and I feel like what most people are looking for is something similar to the following. It would be nice to have some sort of function ...
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Suppress paragraph indentation after tcblisting environment?

I am writing a document containing lost of snippets of code, and I've defined an environment using tcblisting from the tcolorbox package to do this. The environments work fine. What I want to do ...
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Align numbered and unnumbered entries in ToC (Koma-Script)

In Koma-Script I use \addsec{.} to add section without numbers. However, with respect to my ToC this gives undesirable results, as the unnumbered section-title is aligned with the beginning of the ...
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Indentation of tabular-like environments in AUCTeX 11.88

AUCTeX 11.88 introduced a new style of indentation for tabular-like environments. I understand this is implemented in LaTeX-indent-tabular. Is there an easy way to revert to the old style?
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Alignment of long item labels [duplicate]

I tried looking for this but I honestly could not find anything for my particular issue. I am designing a poster in LaTeX and I sometimes use custom list items. The thing is, as these get wider, they ...
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Remove indentation from abstract environment with etoolbox

I have the abstract for my paper on a separate page, hence there is no need to have the extra indentation on either side of the abstract environment to indicate that it is an abstract. There is an ...
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Insert indent in algorithm at line break of the same \State

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm*}[t!] \caption{...
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How to Change tabsize in tabbing-environment?

I did a lot of Google searches, but I did not found any ideas how to change the tabsize (~~ the indent) for a tab in the tabbing-environment. I think the indent is set to around 4 characters. But how ...
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Leftmargin problem at the bibliography

I have some trouble with the bibliography alignment. It's similar to References to align with the rest of the text, but that solution doesn't work for me. Here is MWE: \documentclass{article} \let\...
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Indent the footnotetext of author affiliation

I use authblk package to manage the title block and authors. In the corresponding author address in the footnote I want to write: Corresponding author at: Institute address ... The address is so long ...
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\llap (or \rlap) at the beginning of an indented paragraph

If I use a \llap{text} command at the beginning of an indented paragraph, the text is not indented and is put on the line above the paragraph. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \parindent=2cm ...
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amsmath equation identation wrong with text

I have a problem creating an equation, where I first want to write it as text and then resolve it to numbers. This is a minimal example: \documentclass[headings=small,12pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \...
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Adjust space between acronym and glossary-mcol description

To save page space I additionaly use \usepackage{glossary-mcols} to get the acronyms printed in two columns. The same space trick from here (Nicola answers) unfortunately doesn't work after calling \...