{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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Layout of multiple lines footnotes

I have a question about footnotes with LaTeX: I would like the multi-lines footnotes to look like: 1 This is the first line of the very, very long footnote and this is the second line of the ...
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After “Theorem”, “Definition” the actual content should start at the same indent

Since "Thm 1.2", "Def 1.33", etc. all have about the same width, I'd like to try a layout with a fixed indentation. The actual content after the label and number should begin at the same indendation ...
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Adjust the indentation whithin the algorithmicx-package when a line is broken

I have this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Minimal Working Example for my Problem} ...
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Fixing first paragraph indentation in custom class

I've downloaded a LaTeX dissertation template from my university that comes with its own custom .cls file. One of the first things I noticed is the paragraph indentation. Every single paragraph is ...
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Remove Indentation of Theorems

I am working with amstheorem and amsbook, and I'm trying to remove the indentation before the numbers of theorems so that they are aligned exactly to the left. Is there any way to do this? In ...
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\thanks{} footnote indented when using amsart and doc

When using the amsart document class in combination with the doc package, I get an extra indent in the thanks footnote of the first author: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{doc} \begin{document} ...
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Right minipage goes outside of margin [duplicate]

I have two minipages side-by-side. However, the right one goes outside of the right margin even though I specify the correct widths. As a consequence, the text is no longer aligned on the right. Here ...
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Paragraph indentation

I am trying to get TeX to indent every new paragraph, but have not been successful after trying many different preambles. Currently, this is my preamble: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Why isn't LaTeX indenting my paragraphs?

I am trying to get latex to indent the first line of each paragraph, but whatever I try I can't seem to get it to work as I would expect reading the documentation. I expect that since I am using the ...
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Indentation in Latex for Resume

I just started to learn to build my resume using Latex. The problem I got is that I wish to align "Thesis" and "Advisor" with the degree "M.S in Engineering". I also wish to wrap the long line of the ...
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Centering graphics without indenting lines afterwards [duplicate]

Is there a way to nicely place a graphic on a separate new line and centering it there, without using a \begin{center} environment, which wraps around the graphic ? I don't want to use that ...
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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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Format Section Headers within Verse Environment

I'm working with potentially long poems that may have (sub)section headers. Here's a famous example. The trouble is: I seem to be unable to control the indentation of section headers within the ...
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Unwanted horizontal space right after \begin{document} [closed]

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 ...
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Do not indent second paragraph after macro was used

I defined a macro that I occasionally use at the beginning of sections. After this macro has been used, I do not want the first `real' paragraph (which technically is the second paragraph) to be ...
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How can I align a multiple-line footnote text right to the footnote mark?

How can I have the following "footnote layout"? Some Text Some Text Some Text Some Text² Some Text 2 FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT ...
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Classicthesis + multiple paragraphs in footnotes

Some of my footnotes consist of multiple paragraphs. Normally, a new paragraph will be indented just as new paragraphs are indented when they're not in footnotes. In classicthesis, however, something ...
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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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TeXShop Command Completion Indent

In TeXShop, I am editing the CommandCompletion.txt file. I simply need to add an indent (which I would normally use tab for) directly before item. Here is the line of code I am trying to modify: ...
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Make sublist look like first level list

I'm using a wide list of the enumitem package. Except for having a label at the beginning of each item, the items of the wide list look like ordinary text. I would like a list inside the wide list to ...
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Break the line in Latex [on hold]

I want to write a sentence in Latex but since it is too long at a point t the lines breaks and it continues at the line below. It is like that: Which command can we use so that when the sentence ...
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How to get headings indented as the first lines of paragraphs?

I would like the chapter and (sub)section headings to be indented as much as the first lines of paragraphs (\parindent value). By default using koma-script I get them aligned with left boundary of ...
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Specify left-hand margins for different bibliography segments - Biblatex

In my document, I am printing varies subbibliographies using biblatex. Since I cite some norms and would like to use their full number for a shorthand, I get really wide margins on the left side. Is ...
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Change horizontal alignment of equation tags [duplicate]

By default, equation numbering seems to left align. However, I would like instead to indent the equation number just slightly. The motivation for this is to align the equation number with the body ...
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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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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( ...