{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}.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
29 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
81 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
113 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

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} ...
5
votes
2answers
175 views

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} ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
198 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
128 views

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( ...
2
votes
2answers
96 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
163 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
62 views

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" ...
3
votes
1answer
98 views

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} ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
134 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
381 views

\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 ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

How to create indentation before the figure index of a caption [closed]

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
87 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
8k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
112 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
56 views

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, ...
1
vote
2answers
209 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
196 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
181 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
88 views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
152 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
32 views

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?
5
votes
2answers
88 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
60 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
63 views

How to not indent the section title [closed]

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

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. ...
4
votes
1answer
101 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
112 views

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.
2
votes
2answers
271 views

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} ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

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} ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
70 views

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} ...
1
vote
1answer
79 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
323 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
237 views

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) ...
1
vote
2answers
67 views

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.