{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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Unwanted horizontal space right after \begin{document}

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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More condensed version of \parshape

\parshape can handle arbitrary paragraph shapes. One extreme is contained within How to layout irregular paragraph shape, where it can handle setting paragraphs like this: However, a simplified ...
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Wrap figure in theorem-environment

I'd like to wrap a figure around a theorem-environment but when I use the wrapfig or \parpic environment the text overlaps the figure. Plain text automatically wraps around a \parpic figure but the ...
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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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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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Indented longtable [duplicate]

My ltxtable is indentated on both sides and I don't want the indents. My MWE is: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{ltxtable, filecontents} ...
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Irregular position of page number in ToC

I have a problem with position of a page number in ToC, they are on the left instead of being on the right: The MWE for such behaviour (don't mind the last word, I had to play with the length of ...
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Indentation missing for algorithm package in documentclass{minimal}

I am trying to get write an algorithm in LaTeX for minimal document class. Unfortunately, the indentation is completely missing. Following is my sample code: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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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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Indentation with beamer fontspec and alltt

The following document mangles the indentation of the second line of the alltt (the pipe/bar character does not occur under the equals of the previous line). \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} ...
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How can I indent part of a line of text and have subsequent lines with the same indent?

I'm trying to produce a set of questions and answers. I want the question's label and text to start on the same line, but have the text slightly indented. I then want subsequent lines of the text to ...
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align list of symbols with dash

I'm trying to make a list of symbols and I have something like this P --- pressure eta --- viscosity lambda(P,T) --- thermal conductivity ... I need to align this list with dash symbol. I tried ...
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Setpartpreamble and indent

how can I enforce an indent in a \setpartpreamble enviroment? Seems like \indent ain't working and a solution with \hspace seems to me like guessing the correct length of an indent. Any idea on how ...
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Nonstandard quotation margins

I would like to create a document with nonstandard quotation environment. The goal is that on odd pages quotations have to be indent on the left, and on even pages in opposite way (indent on the ...
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How to remove the indentation from the first line of a paragraph

I am using a template provided by our university. I have read and tried many way to remove the indent from the first line in a paragraph. I have the paragraph below: \paragraph{1. Number of Sides ...
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Is there a LaTeX formatter/beautifier (indenter, wrapper, context aware) similar to HTMLTidy? [duplicate]

Alternating work on a laptop, netbook and tablet the word wrap of a document is sometimes too long (for small screens) and too short (for large screens). This also got me thinking. Is there a tool ...
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What's a quick way to align text?

I am often writing quick statements in which I would like the following lines to continue underneath the end of the first. Is there a quick way to do this (requires arrays?) this is the first ...
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Indent in a customized enviornment

Hullo. I have a doc, and am using a customized environment. I have tried putting the title for the next section simply as a subsection, but like the customized environment I have created. However, I ...
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Indentation after '\tabular' environments

I was filling some tables for my progress report and noticed something were odd. The following text/tables are indented. MWE: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How to indent chapter headings in a TOC (memoir class)

The current formatting of my TOC is: TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES....................................................... Page No LIST OF ...
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List of tables and List of figures right margin

In the list of tables and figures, how to set the same right margin for all lines of all the items? As an example, the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \newlength{\largNum} ...
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Indentation of Lists in Environments

Based on the answer of Markus Scharrer, I am using the custom lstnewenvironment to get code and Section with my environment. Since I use an environment in an environment (I know it may not be the best ...
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How to produce such centred effect?

I want to put my problem description the way it is done in the image i.e. centred, justified and with a little margin on both sides. I am able to do the rest of math correctly
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Enumeration indentation [duplicate]

I don't know, how this enumeration should be indented. It gives me the enumeration closely next to the word "Practice" and it should be on the separate line (under "Practice"). ...
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Remove indent of paragraph in fullwidth and add line skip with tufte-latex

The partial answer is here - Remove indent of paragraph and add line skip with tufte-latex It does not work on fullwidth text. How to achieve that? ...
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The indentfirst package does not work with ragged2e package

I am using the ragged2e package in the article class and want the first paragraph within the justify environment to be indented. As such, I used the indentfirst package. However, this does not change ...
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How to auto indent latex code with Kile?

Is there a way for Kile to automatically correct the indentation of the latex code of an entire document? If yes, what is combination of keys (shortcut) or the menus that I should use? I made a ...
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How to make \hspace affect all paragraph lines?

I'm working on my resume, which I wrote in latex a year or two ago, and now I'm updating it and I'm a lot more rusty than I was expecting. I have a small paragraph that I want shifted over with: ...
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Problem with aligning using compactlist in tabularx

I've created a table with the tabularx package. Within the cells I use compactitem to create a list. First I had a problem with the leftmargin. To solve this I've used \setlength{\leftmargini}{0pt}. ...
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How to cancel the indentation of first line in paragraphs? [duplicate]

I just want to cancel the first line indentation in every section paragraph (include the Abstract). Thank you for any kind help. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{titling} ...
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How to sanely format conditionals in clrscode package?

clrscode can produce some really nice-looking algorithm texts, but if you have nested conditionals, things start to look ugly. clrscode has the peculiar preference that the \Then keyword at the end ...
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same space between number and text in chapters/sections

I have been googleing for several hours now, my goal is to have the same indent for each chapter/section. Meaning there is the number but every chapter starts for example at 3cm from the left margin. ...
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Some algorithm2e questions (line wrap, indentation, lists)

I already had a question about algorithm2e here: algorithm2e indentation / line break I have continued using algorithm2e, but I have multiple problems now: First, I need a finer control over the ...
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Indicating the beginning of a paragraph with a ¶ just inside the margin

How does one most easily typeset a paragraph marker inside the margin, at the beginning of every paragraph? There are different practices regarding the indication of paragraph boundaries. ...
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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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No indent in description list

I have the following text in LaTeX: I want that the second sentence of item A starts below the first word of the first sentence (So 'It is raw...' is outlined with 'Data are facts...'). I have ...
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Table of Contents section numbers overlap titles, Sphinx Documentation Generator [duplicate]

I'm attempting to use the Sphinx Documentation Generator to generate a large PDF document with a lot of deeply nested sections with long title(API documentation). I'm not very knowledgeable on LaTeX. ...
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algorithm2e indentation / line break

I have the following problem: I am writing a couple of algorithms using algorithm2e. I have a bunch of longer if statements and longer if conditions. The lines are broken, but the new lines are not ...
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how to tag an equation within an itemize - using amsart

I'm doing the following thing \documentclass[leqno]{amsart} \begin{document} Example. \begin{itemize} \item Such and so \item the following holds \begin{align} x - 2 \end{align} ...
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Paragraph indentation incorrect with picinpar package

I am using the picinpar package and don't know why the paragraph indentation is not working. The problem words are highlighted: Notes: I am not stuck to using the picinpar package, but want to ...
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Insufficient width for chapter numbers in ToC

I'm trying to format my thesis, and I copied the formatting stuff from a friend who finished her thesis last year. Unfortunately, she only had two chapters and then subsections. I have more chapters, ...
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Title indentation after linebreak

I have a document with a few long-named sections, which break at two lines, like this: To meet some standards I need to change indentation of these titles (after \linebreak) at the level of normal ...
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Align text with heading

Is there an easy way to align the text block with a section title? It should look like this: 1 Introduction This is an example text. 1.1 Section This text should also be ...
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Indentation of continued lines in algorithmicx

Trying to get the indentation right within the algorithmic environment I run into trouble, and all the solutions posted so far have not been able to solve my problem as I'd like to see it solved. I ...
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Why does indentation immediately after a section heading not work? [duplicate]

When I start a section and attempt to indent the first paragraph with \indent, the command has no effect: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} % Section 0 \indent Paragraph 1. % ...
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Indent problem after section, subsection, subsubsection heading [duplicate]

After the section heading or subsection, the \indent command doesn't work. I need to give double \indent to make it indent one tab. Is this a known issue or some feature that I'm not aware of?
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Indentation of sections and paragraphs to show hierarchy [duplicate]

I am having troubles with the format of a work that I'm doing. The default output of LaTeX looks like: 1.1. Section A Latex latex latex latex. 1.1.1. Subsection A-1 Latex latex latex ...
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Exam Lines (not with the exam package)

I'm a newbie to LaTeX as of a couple days ago, and was delighted to hear of an exam package that would ease my pain. However, I've worked out that the exam paper I am trying to emulate definitely did ...
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Numbers too close to figure captions in List of Figures, can this be fixed without changing the class?

On my List of Figures page, my figures go up to 4 digits, such as Figure 13.14. This causes the figure list to be right up against the text, such as: 13.9 My figure 13.10My next figure I need to ...
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Multiple text layouts in one LyX document

In general I want to use a 3mm spacing as my text layout for space between paragraphs. However, this produces an extremely spaced out Table of Contents. Hence, I would like to use an indent paragraph ...