{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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Can't get \hangfootparindent to work with \footmisc

I use \footmisc to style my footnotes, with the hang option (in combination with raged2e). I'd like to set the second and subsequent paragraphs in multiparagraph notes with an indentation, but can't ...
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Indenting Texts to the left and right on the same line

I need help on this. I am making a template for our assignment. On the top page, the first line contains Name placed on the left and Subject on the right. Second line contains Date placed on the left ...
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Remove indent of first paragraph when using titlesec package

I use the titlesec to format section in book class. The section pos to leftmargin, but when I compiled, the firs paragraph have indent. How to remove indent automatically. \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Fixing wrong indentation in nested lists

I need to write an enumerate list nested inside a description list, like in the following example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \title{} \date{} \begin{document} ...
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Why does hanging indent with \everypar mess up table spacing?

I'm trying to add a hanging indent to every paragraph of a particular column of a table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} ...
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Make the lines of a description item line up

I am trying to line up the lines of a single description item. When I introduce a line-break or when the line becomes to long, the new line isn't lined up with the first one. I'm aware of the fact ...
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How to change indentation of while loop in embedded pseudo algorithm?

I am writing an algorithm, which has some sub-algorithms, and I want to have all in one pesudocode. How can I do this (manage the indention)? As long as I am using \State, I can use ...
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How would you typeset this type of programming documentation?

Consider, for example, this pdf document which defines the standard for the C programming language. The description of the library functions follows a fixed structure composed of three sections, as ...
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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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Indenting text after numbered paragraphs

I have a 60 page document with numbered Sections, subsections and paragraphs. All the paragraphs are numbered. I want all the text to be indented evenly after the numbered paras, such as the following ...
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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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ConTeXt: How do I get multi-level descriptions? The contextgarden example does not work

The following contextgarden example from http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Description to produce a two-level description using ConTeXt doesn't work for me. The resulting pdf is as if all four items form ...
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Removing indentation *after* certain objects have been used

Is there any way to automatically remove any indentation of text right after \includegraphics or a \begin{center} environment is used ? Consider the following MWE pertaining to the use of ...
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Indent paragraphs

I wrote all my text using the command \paragraph{} and now I'm difficulties to indent and set the spacing between paragraphs. I would like to indent the first line of paragraphs with spacing of 1.25 ...
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How to limit the figure caption width?

Figure captions seem to wrap at the page width. How could I make them wrap at the figure width instead? Currently, they can easily be mistaken for normal text. \begin{figure}[!htb] \begin{center ...
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Using a custom enumeration is aligned differently than a default enumerate environment

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item First Item \item Second Item \end{enumerate} \begin{enumerate}[a.] \item First Item \item Second Item ...
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Wrong indentation with hanging captions

I use simple hanging captions for my tableheadings and figures. However, they are not aligned correctly. I know I can manipulate the indent manually, but I want to understand why they are placed ...
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What are the style parameters for nested lists?

I am working in memoir class and would like to customize some nested lists. But I do not know all the style parameters, in particular, the lengths. How can I list them? This is a generic question, but ...
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Indenting the rows of a table at various level(length) using LYX

I have to create a long-table having more than 200 rows and rows are indent at various lengths(levels), there is a button in Lyx for indentation but that don't work. Example is here `%% LyX 2.0.4 ...
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Beamer: Indenting code inside a frame

I use TexMaker. With the preamble that I have been using, I am able to get the indentation right for programs when used in a article, report, etc. But when I use the same structure within a frame in ...
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Define quotation environment without indentation of the first paragraph

I want to have a quotation environment that does not indent the first paragraph. \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} \makeatletter \renewenvironment{quotation} ...
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Why is the source code between listings indented and numbered wrong?

Here is my code and output. We can see that the number and indent of the inner loop is wrong. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usecolortheme{dolphin} ...
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How to achieve two levels of indentation inside align environment?

I'm trying to indent an equation further away - basically to achieve two levels of indentation. Let me explain a little bit more... I have the following: \documentclass{article} ...
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Creating a mixture of indented/outdented paragraphs

I want to be able to produce text that looks like this (except prettier and with spaces iinstead of underlines) first paragraph first paragraph first paragraph first paragraph first paragraph first ...
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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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width of \parbox issue

I am using a template for a CV in LaTeX and I am facing certian difficulties in getting things aligned properly. The code I am referring to is \newcommand{\NewEntry}[3]{% Define a command for each ...
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Nested parenthesis automatic indentation in equation

Here is some code that produces a display equation with nested parentheses indented to different depths. \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} \begin{align*} (\exists d) &\biggl( ...
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Indenting in enumerate (TeX/LaTeX)

I'm making a numbered list with the enumerate environment. Through the enumitem package I've changed the label to [label=Caso \arabic*)]. I have set itemindent to 10.5pt to align the label start with ...
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Non rectangular page geometry

I am interested in using non-rectangular page geometries for my flipbook idea (in fancyhdr with image and flowing text). The page geometry that I'm after is that the text has a little rectangle ...
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How to create a customized paragraph?

In addition to numbered and unnumbered paragraphs (section, subsection, subsubsection) I would like to have in my thesis some indented and titled paragraphs, but as paragraph command doesn't meet my ...
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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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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. ...