{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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Setting the left margin of a trivlist in an environment?

I'm working on defining an environment that's further indented than the rest of the page. This is my document so far: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} ...
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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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poem indentation different when text is longer than a page

I'm trying to compose a volume of poetry in the memoir class and the verse environment. To set the indent on a per-poem basis, I use \settowidth{\versewidth}{longest line of text here} as ...
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Indentation of left-aligned equations (flalign) without fleqn

I would like to have some math not centered but left aligned. So I found on this site various answers that pointed me to this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How can I get all paragraphs in a block to have a hanging indent?

I have a manual bibliography (i.e. not bibtex) that I'd like to indent with hanging indent (only second, third, etc, lines). Ideally, I'd like not to have to do this with a command on each line, but ...
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\hrule with indents in Plain TeX

I am trying to learn the 'metal' of TeX after 20 years of using higher level packages, such as LaTeX. In my test document I have an indented block representing simple recipes. I've created this with ...
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How to remove the indent after enumerate

I have made a list using enumerate. Here's the code. \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} % *** GRAPHICS RELATED PACKAGES *** %Custom Styles Defined Here % % \ifCLASSINFOpdf \else \fi ...
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Short blockquotes don't get indented?

I am using the csquotes package for my blockquotes. I want them to be indented regardless of length, but its not working for short ones (~3 lines), only for longer ones. MWE: ...
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Best way to add hanging indent to (almost) every paragraph

I want to have a hanging indent on every paragraph, but not on the section headers. I can achieve this with titlesec and \leftskip, but this solution feels dirty/hackish, and I'm sure there must be a ...
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Restore noindentafter functionality with polyglossia

When polyglossia is loaded noindentafter stops working: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Latin Modern Roman} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Sublist without bullets

I know that I can suppress indentation bullets using \item[], but nonetheless, the vertical space taken up by the bullet still stays empty. I thought of using a custom list environment, but this did ...
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Can I use patchcmd to modify definitions in book.cls?

Below are the commands for \paragraph and \subparagraph in book.cls. \newcommand\paragraph{\@startsection{paragraph}{4}{\z@}% {3.25ex \@plus1ex ...
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\llap (or \rlap) at the begining of an indented paragraph

If I use a \llap{text} command at the begining of an indented paragraph, the text is not indented and is put on the line above the paragraph. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \parindent=2cm ...
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\textwidth does change its value inside list

If I understood it right, \textwidth should not change its value inside lists. But if I do the following, the indentation is not the same inside and outside of the list: \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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How to use dotted line to make indentation clearer in algorithmicx? [duplicate]

I wish to indicate clearly when a block starts and ends with "enclosing lines" in addition to the indentation. I understand that I can do it with algorithm2e like so \begin{algorithm}[H] \SetLine % ...
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First character indent

My document begins like this: first line\newline second line\newline third line First characters of the first and second lines are indented? Could somebody explain me why? Actuallt there was some ...
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Indenting both label and content in description-environment

I'm trying to customize enumitem so that labels and item-contents will be broken into paragraphs with negative (hanging) indent when they get too long for the designated space: label one ...
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Set indent and width to beamer block for nice itemize

I want to have blocks within itemize environments. The code: \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Bad Frame} \begin{itemize} \item Some item here ...
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Appropriate indentation for first item starting in the same line as previous text [closed]

I use the following code \newlist{longmainenum}{enumerate}{1} \setlist[longmainenum]{label={(\alph*)},font=\bfseries, align=left, leftmargin=0pt,labelsep=0pt, labelwidth=1.9em, ...
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Hanging indentation with linguex (Why does this work?)

I wanted to create linguex examples where the free translation line has a hanging indent of 21.3 big points. I found that use of the hanging package, which is simple enough, does not work (second ...
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How to remove indentation when using the aligned environment? [duplicate]

I want to align equations inside an enumeration, so I use the aligned environment and its [t] option to make the first equation appear on the same baseline as the item label: \documentclass{article} ...
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Text with two columns (different from multicols)

How to write the following text (see the below image) where every line contains two parts. I want the right part of each line to be in the same (horizontal) level. How can I achieve this?
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Subitem in enumerate written as <item#>.<subitem#> instead of indentation

I want to define different requirements in my thesis, some of which can be divided into smaller requirements. Building on the answer to my previous question Referencing enumeration items by number and ...
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How to have indented text in ntheorem environment without a newline at the beginning?

I would like to have an indented paragraph inside a ntheorem environment where the first line is not indented. Using the quote-environment inside ntheorem lets the paragraph start with an ugly ...
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indentation of enumerate items inside quotation

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \begin{document} This is some text. This is still more text. Here is a few more words. ...
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Creating paragraphs with automatic width

I've got a bunch of paragraphs that I'm manually "tabbing out" using hspace of varying degree. After the varying amount of hspace, I'm trying to make a paragraph that fills the remaining width ...
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Section indentation

I'd like to have each of my sections, subsections, etc indented similar to how code is normally nested: int func() {      if (x) { ...
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Adjusting the gb4e {exe} environment locally

In my thesis I make extensive use of the exe environment of the gb4epackage and I love it. However, three of my approximately 100 examples need to have an alternative layout. Instead of the usual ...
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How to define enumerate to use letters without indenting?

Thus far I used the enumerate-environment with arabic numbers and wrote in my preamble \setlist[enumerate,1]{leftmargin=*} to avoid indenting. And it works well. Now I'm trying to tell enumerate ...
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Negative indent?

Is a negative indent of a particular paragraph possible or does another command need to be used? I.e., the first line should begin inside the margin. Can a command similar to \noindent be constructed ...
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Enumeration in margins and hang indentation

A solution was given to Enumeration across many sections. However, (A) it seems enumeration prevents hang indent from activating. (B) Can I get the numbers to go into the left margin and leave hang ...
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addmargin, enumerate and align* miss an overfull hbox

The following document compiles as expected, and looks as expected: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{scrextend} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] ...
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Need help with JasaTeX Author-Year style not indenting references [closed]

I am really new to LaTeX and I am trying to use the JasaTeX template to format my paper. Everything looks okay, except my reference section. The references should indent the next lines after the first ...
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Why won't \hspace work?

I'm trying to get a block of text to be aligned 2.55cm from the left of the page. I'm sure there's a better way of doing this, but it would be nice to get an answer anyway. When I type: ...
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Issue With Spacing/Tabbing

I would like to indent in the "of Embryonic Stem Cells" section, but so far everything I have tried has failed. I first tried to see if there was a tab character, which there does not appear to be, ...
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Opposite of \parindent

I want to do the opposite of normal paragraph indentation, meaning: Have no indent on the first line of each paragraph, but Indent each subsequent line in the paragraph. Currently I'm using the ...
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Noindent in \thanks, left align

I am using the following command in WinEdt to have the corresponding author contact info at the footnote. I used \\ to have a new line since it was long. I have two problems. First I need to left ...
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Handling margins and indent in itemize

I have looked around the site for a while and haven't found a specific answer about this particular problem: I am typing up a paper and was asked to separate different sections with headings. I would ...
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why are only part indents nicely but the rest don't

First, I know that the \\ command is bad. My question is why does number 43 indent nicely, but the following 44 - 46 do not. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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hangparas and href: hyperlinks running onto new lines, but not indenting

How can I get the text in the hyperlinked text in the second paragraph to follow the same hanging paragraph indent as the first? I've tried putting a new hangparas environment inside the href block, ...
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How to remove indent from list in table?

I've table with list as mentioned below: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|p{2cm}|p{3cm}|p{3cm}|p{3cm}|p{3cm}|} \hline \textbf{Attribute} & \textbf{P1} & \textbf{P2} & \textbf{P3} & ...
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Indent further paragraphs in the caption of a table

I have a little problem how to create a caption to my table. It looks ok as of now, but I would like to indent the heading of a new paragraph. Also right now, I cannot even create a new paragraph ...
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No indent in the first paragraph in amsart?

I would like to remove all the first indentations in amsart, so I am seeking for an "indentfirst=false" command. Note that amsart do indents the first paragraphs by default (so the suggested solutions ...
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How do I indent the text after the first line in a block of text?

I would like the content of the second and following lines of the entries below to indent enough spaces so that they appear after the date. The idea is to make a list of publications easier to read. ...
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Indenting pseudocode

I am very new to TeA, and am having trouble indenting a block of pseudocode within an enumeration. Or perhaps more specifically, the algorithm's pseudocode seems to ignore the enumerations ...
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Space just before minipage

This is my .tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{framed} \setlength{\FrameSep}{3pt} \begin{document} \noindent{}The king\\ \begin{minipage}{0.9\textwidth} is dead, ...
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Issue with algorithm2e “input” alignment

If you look at the image below you will see that on the 4th line of the input, the alignment resets for some reason and I'm not sure why. Could someone show me how to fix this? ...
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Indenting wrapped words in tabular environment

How do I indent wrapped words in a tabular environment? I would like my table to look like this: +-----------+-----------+ | heading 1 | heading 2 | +-----------+-----------+ | cell 1 | cell 2 ...
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How do I stop indenting first paragraphs when using amsbook style? [duplicate]

I'm using amsbook style and I'd like first paragraphs to be not indented - what can I add to the header to do this? I don't want to use /noindent as then I'd have to use it all the way through my 200 ...
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Indenting the items in description environment

I have Q & A command that indents the start of the sentence, however using description environment breaks the indentation. How can I indent the description environment? This is the source code. ...