{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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How to indent section and subsection differently

I want to set parindent to 2mm in all my sections and parindent 0mm in all my subsections. Is there a way to do this ? Thanks Ráď \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{Section1} Lorem ...
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How to indent subsection in AMS TOC

I used AMS LaTeX template with gsm-l package to write my teacher's book. The table of content that produced has the following form: in which 1, 2, 3.... are sections and 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2,.... ...
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Text Alignement under specific items

I want to align my text under the symbol ":" or another, for example I want something like that : First thing : Blablablabla ... Blablabla Second : blablablabla blabla ...
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How to change the list structure indentation?

In the example below, the item "Long item text" will be wrapped to the next line if it exceeds the width. But this continued second line is further indented to the same extent as "Item description" ...
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How to justify footnotes, with each row right of the number [duplicate]

LaTeX newcomer here. Working on a paper, and I'm trying to make my footnotes look more or less like this: I got rid of the divider and increased the space between main text and footnote, but I have ...
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Indentation inside tcolorbox

I have a environment solution created with xparse and tcolorbox. I do not understand why package \usepackage{indentfirst} does not work inside solution. \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{xparse} ...
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Excluding lines starting with certain objects from indentation

Is there a way to exlude certain lines from indentation ? For example, I'd like to have every line that starts with a certain object, like the \Longrightarrow in the following MWE, to not be indented. ...
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\hphantom in \tabulary produces extra vertical space instead of horizontal

Inserting an \hphantom to indent a table row works in tabular, but in tabulary it produces extra vertical space instead. Since these are left-aligned L columns I would expect the space at the left ...
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Change margins of quotation environment asymmetrically

I need to write an essay in MLA style and have a block quotation consisting of two paragraphs. I found a way to keep the indentation of the first line of each paragraph intact by following this ...
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How to create indentation before the figure index of a caption

I need to include subfigures in my file with documentclass {revtex4-1}. As the caption package is incompatible with the class, I used \usepackage[caption=false]{subfig}, but then the problem is that ...
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Shift horizontal line to the left

I am using a horizontal rule to to separate texts, and I would like the rule to start to the left of the current left margin. I am using the following code, but apparently it is not the correct way to ...
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indentation of enumitem after number to match specific format

I'm required to produce a document containing a list of items in a very specific format. To do this, I need to use the enumitem package, but I need to specify some level of indentation AFTER the item ...
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How can I indent the second line of a linguistic gloss with gb4e.sty?

In accordance with the documentation, I've been happily plodding along making interlinear glosses. So far so good! But things get ugly when I make a longer gloss. Looking at example (5) on page (6) ...
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Indenting a paragraph only [closed]

I am a beginner using Tex Maker and I want to write 1. Linear (then text will be right indented starting from the L in Linear). Then 2. Partial will be in same indentation as before (without right ...
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Writing an algorithm in LaTeX

I am trying to write an algorithm in LaTeX. I used a for loop inside the algorithm (see attached image), but the problem is that the statements that are below the for loop are not tapped. Why? I ...
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Changing left margin in itemize environment of beamer class

I can't figure out how to line up the symbols of an itemize environment in beamer with the left part of the main text. In other words, I would like to supress the left margin in beamer itemize lists. ...
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Separating some paragraphs with a blank line, and other paragraphs without a blank line?

I want to be able to write blocks of paragraphs that share the same idea like this. __1. This a a sentence about something. I continue with another sentence. With this sentence I conclude an idea, ...
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How can I indent paragraphs within an itemize environment?

I'm sorry to ask such a simple question, but I've been searching around without finding a simple way to make each new paragraph indent when I'm in the \itemize environment. Number 6 on this document ...
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Removing indent for second subsection

I'm having an issue where the I have the a section followed by two subsections. The first of the subsections is not indented while the second one is- I would like to remove the second indentation. ...
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Completely hide bullet when using itemize

When using the following command \begin{itemize} \item[] foo \item[] bar \end{itemize} I guess the margins around the bullets are still visible, and thus my items seem to be indented. How can I ...
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Align sentences of paragraph

I have a paragraph called 'a)'. Next to the 'a)' there is a formula. Then in the same paragraph, but on the next line I have another formula, but I want this to begin at the same place as the first ...
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Display references

When displaying bibliography, I want when I get a new line, the new line is offset by three letters of the first line. Fo example here : Lio W, Jaroszewsk L, Godzik A (2001) Clustering of highly ...
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Custom Indentation

I am using the eledmac package to compose a document that will have verse interspersed with prose. Because of the way eledmac functions, I can't use the "verse" environment and have it come out ...
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Indentation problem with the 'para' option of bigfoot

Continuing the questions concerning the layout of footnotes for a critical edition, I am reporting the last issue I am facing. I am using the para option of the bigfoot package to typeset the ...
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Spacing of list of items using enumitem package

I want a list that looks exacly thus: Main text with paragraph indent. Now the list. Notice that the list labels aligns with the left margin, the text and paragraphs thereafter with the ...
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Remove indent from 1st paragraph after chapter, section, subsection in memoir class

i have 2 issues with my document A. First of all i never thought it would be so difficult to have 0 indent in 1st paragraph following chapter, section an subsection headings. I've read that it's 0 by ...
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Specially indent tabular environment to the left

I would like to indent a tabular environment so that it is to the left than usual. This is because my table doesn't quite fit the page. (Don't worry that it is not the "right" thing to do; this is ...
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Indentation in AUCTEX and algorithmic package

When working with EMACS+AUCTEX I encountered the problem of proper indentation when using the algorithmic package. In this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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Starting text a set distance from the margin

I want to break some lines in a document into 3 sections such that the first letter of each section is always directly below the other, slightly like a table, but I don't want to use the table ...
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Highlight indent level

I am writing a reference document that contains a lot of nested lists. In order to highlight the indentation level of each list element, I would like to draw a subtle line in each level of identention ...
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Indentation of numbers in a numbered list

I have a numbered list in a LaTeX document and it automatically indents the numbers. How can I stop this from happening?
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How to not indent the section title

I have a document with article class. And the header for section and subsection is indented. I would like to make it so that the header lines up with paragraph that is not indented. For example ...
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Unexpected horizontal alignment when using enumitem

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[ label = \arabic*), itemindent = * ] \item before ...
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Adjust footnote indentation in memoir

Following up to How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago? I have been fixing my footnotes with a hack adjusting \@makefntext, but I would rather use memoir's ...
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How to set a 5 spaces indentation from the left for all paragraphs in LyX?

In each chapter now the first paragraph is not indented. But, to get all paragraphs to be equally indented I need some steps.
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Block indentation in TeXMaker

Is it possible to indent whole paragraphs of source code in TeXMaker (or alternatively, in any LaTeX editor), so that intentation applies to all rows in paragraphs when the text is wrapped over ...
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Remove indentation on description list

Ok, I looked at some answers, and they suggest to use the package enumitem and the option [leftmargin=*]. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \section{Foo} ...
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Margin adjustment for section text

I've been messing with my margins, section dimensions, geometry package dimensions, and titlesec settings to get this layout (and have, so far, failed): (left margin set at 0.75in) ...
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Changing the format of numbering theorems using thmtools and amsthm

As the the title suggests, I want to have something like Corollary 1.I (first corollary of the first chapter) I want the chapter counter be in Arabic numbers, and the corollary counter be in Roman ...
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Customizing vertical indents relative to the page margins

I use titletoc\titlesec for typesetting a book. \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \pdfoutput=1 %For postig in ArXiv.org \usepackage{textcase} \usepackage[14pt]{extsizes} ...
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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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hangpara first line slightly indented [duplicate]

I'm using the hanging package to create paragraphs with hanging indents. From what I understand, the basic way to do this with this package is to do \hangpara{15pt}{1} Your paragraph. The second ...
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Insert a paragraph into a list that uses the whole text width

I want to insert a paragraph or possibly even a box with a background color into a list that uses the whole \textwidth. Something like this: 1st item a subitem 1 b subitem 2 2nd item a ...
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Multiline items in a custom list?

I have the following custom list for generating dates on a syllabus: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{advdate} \usepackage[dayofweek]{datetime} ...
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How to disable automatic indentation on new paragraphs?

I'm using a template that I can't/shouldn't modify. This template forces that every time a new paragraph begins, there is an indentation added. In some rare cases this is just looking really ugly and ...
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How to remove first line indent only if paragraph has only one line?

How do I remove the first line indent in a paragraph / section / … only if this paragraph / section / … has only one line? example: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed ...
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How to remove the blank in the start of the paragraph that after a figure?

I am writing my thesis, and I want my paragraphs work like: every paragraph has no blank in front, but different paragraph has one blank line. Then I choose to put "\vspace{8pt}\" at the end of the ...
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How to bring my text to the beginning

How does one bring the text in latex to the beginning? For example, how do you bring "1 Problem " to the left most?
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Indentation of Sublists of Wide List

The wide feature of enumitem package effectively makes the item label part of the text, instead of setting the margin of the following text left of the label. I would like to use the wide feature, but ...
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Disable indentation within a section [closed]

I want the text inside a \section{} tag to be unindented, how do I accomplish this? I have tried \noindent and \parindent0pt{text} and neither one seems to affect the text inside a section.