{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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Indentation for proofs

I'm using amsbook document class and amsthm package. I want the proofs to stand out from the rest of the text by slightly indenting them, i.e. leaving some margins from left and right. How do I do ...
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How to have no indentation after \maketitle?

By default, the paragraph starts after \maketitle will be indented. But, I do not need the indentation after \maketitle. Could anyone suggest us how to control this in the template. I have attached ...
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Nested list and parbox

I am writing a paragraph with the \parbox into nested list. My problem is that I want justified the text to the number of main list, and the other hand I want that the nested list is justified to main ...
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Align items in itemize despite the diffrence

How can I align the two items in this case: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{theorem} here is my theorem. ...
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indentation within the text

While preparing a report, I want to write the text (below the equations) similar to attached figure. I tried using \begin{align},\, commands (even after knowing that the align command is using for ...
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How to stop indenting paragraphs in memoir? [duplicate]

I am using the memoir document class. My first paragraph is not indented, but all others are. No indent in the first paragraph in a section? explains how to indent them all. I want none of them to be ...
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“Sign here” dotted line and names below [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a dotted line with a name below. It should be relatively simple. However, the dots appear indented with respect to the Name. They should be in line. I have tried \hspace{} before ...
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Create structure / outline manually

How do I create such a construct in LaTeX: 1 Point A 1.1 Point A1 1.2 Point A2 2 Point B 2.1 Point B1 2.1.1 Point B1a ... Any suggestions?
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Avoid indenting one-liner paragraphs

Some weeks ago I've found here a thread about how to accomplish not indenting paragraphs when they consists on only one line. I can't find this thread now. What I want is that \parindent only applies ...
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How to prevent paragraph breaks after theorem environments?

By default, the list environments (such as itemize) have the nice property that if you add a blank line after it, it starts a new paragraph, and if you don't, the paragraph continues. So The ...
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Indent for itemize in IEEE papers

I would like itemize with no indent in a IEEE two columns paper. I already used: the solution proposed here: itemize, removing natural indent That is by adding \usepackage{enumitem} and ...
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Komascript - resetting geometry inside the document

In Indenting text after numbered paragraphs I was given excellent advice on how to indent numbered paragraphs in Komascript, \newcommand\secnumindent{1.5cm} .. command for the section itself ...
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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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How can I extend quote's width in moderncv?

How can I extend quote's width in moderncv? I want the quote element to be wider so it would occupy less amount of lines. Here is my minimal working example: ...
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What is the width of the standard paragraph indent in LaTeX's article class?

If no changes has been made to the settings of indentation of an article class LaTeX document, what is the width of the paragraph indent? texdoc article in the terminal opens the Standard Document ...
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Placing a fleuron in a paragraph indent without altering the spacing?

I'm trying to place a fleuron at the beginning of an indented paragraph without pushing the text of the first line forward. I want the fleuron to be flush with the left margin of the paragraph, while ...
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Indenting style of LaTeX files with Sublime Text

Here is a part of my LaTeX code and what I want it to be: ... \begin{table} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|l|l|l|X|X|X|X|} ... However, if I re-indent it in Sublime Text 3, it becomes: ... ...
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Indentation inside align environment in Emacs + AUCTeX

I use Emacs + AUCTeX for writing LaTeX. I want in my code to have 4 spaces of indentation so I used these in my .emacs file: (setq LaTeX-indent-level 4) (setq LaTeX-item-indent 0) Everything works ...
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How can I get proper paragraph handling in itemize environments?

I'm using the itemize environment to answer a list of questions, because the output is compact and neat. However, when I need more than one paragraph in one item, the second one is not indented, as it ...
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Stop indenting the second line in list

I want to be able to stop indenting the second line in the list and still keep the indentation of the first line. Is it possible? \documentclass[multi={minipage}, border=5]{standalone} ...
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Adding blank line (between) and indenting first line of all paragraphs

I would like to have a blank line between all the paragraphs in addition to the indent on the first line of the paragraph (instead of just the indent). As of now I am using the following to add just ...
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Problem with alignment

I currently have \textbf{Theorem 4: } $\mathrm{E}[XY]=\mathrm{E}[X]\mathrm{E}[Y]$ \begin{flalign*} \textbf{Proof: } \mathrm{E}[XY]&=\sum_j\sum_i (x_i y_j)\mathrm{P} ...
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Table of Content, indentation within long title

My question is similar to following one: Table of Contents: Nice Titles for Parts However, the solution didn't help me enough to resolve my problem. My question is: In the Table Of Content, I have a ...
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Change description environment indents

I want to set (now wrong) description environment indents the same as (already correct) enumerate environment indents. Note that I already use \usepackage{enumitem}. How? \documentclass{article} ...
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references section - no indent in first line + formatting

hope you can help me out with this one. here's the issue: I'm trying to create the references section in my paper. I already have a long list with the authors. But the problem is that the first line ...
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`fontspec` changes indention of itemize

When I add the fontspec package, the items in an itemize environment get an additional indention. You find the code in the following example, it is mainly from this question: \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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Can I make an environment which treats the first paragraph differently to the rest?

I am trying to make a new environment which creates a hanging indent on the first paragraph only but leaves the other paragraphs indented: My code for the above image is: \begin{hang} ...
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Suppress indentation in custom environment

I have defined a custom tabularenvironment that has a heading for each table. I have managed to get some vertical space between the heading and the table itself. However, the first column of the table ...
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How to do certain indentations

I tried searching for an answer, but franly I'm so new to LaTeX that I don't even know what I'm searching for, so I'll explain what I'm trying to find below. I would like to have this as one of my ...
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lstlisting package indents code too much [closed]

I cannot figure out why this happens. I have been trying to figure it out for some hour now but I can't seem to find what is causing it. The lstlisting code snippet indents like crazy, which causes ...
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formatting thesis keywords

I need to format multi-line keywords in this way: Keywords: keyword1 keyword2 keyword3 keyword4 I use a given LaTeX class and the corresponding definition of the keywords environment ...
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Change template parameters

I have this overleaf template: Template If i have a long chapter name it seems cut This is the result How can insert a new line? i tried with \\ and \newline command and i get this: Or how i can ...
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Paragraph indentation after lstlisting environments

I tried to indent first paragraph after a customized lstlisting environment \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings,lipsum} \lstnewenvironment{mycode}{}{\par} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] ...
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Indent paragraphs in a beamer block

I want every new paragraph except the first one in a \begin{block} to be indented. This is the standard in other document classes. I already put \setlength\parindent{1cm} in my preamble, but this ...
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Remove indent when using enumerate

When we use the enumerate environment, there's an indent created as you can see in the picture: Is there a way to remove that indent so that everytime I use the enumerate stuff doesn't give me such ...
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Custom environment with horizontal indentation

I am trying to create a simple environment that consists two parts: bold text followed by a rightarrow (multiple) lines of text with indentation, below the bold text What I have so far: ...
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Command : \noindent not working

I'm want a simple paragraph in my document with no indentation. I'm using the command \noindent at the beginning of the paragraph, But its not working. Here's the code I'm using ...
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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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Indentation in caption after the first line

I have long captions for my tables and figures and I want my captions to be indented 3 characters after the first line. For example Table 1.1. bla bla bla ...bla bla bla ...bla bla bla . above ...
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Table numbers overwrite table captions in list of tables with double-digit tables

I am having a problem where the table numbers overrun into the table captions in my list of tables for tables with longer numbers. I am using the attached nuthesis.cls file (based on amsbook.cls). I ...
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Global setting of adjustwidth is ignored by figures

I have a long document which format I don't want to break. My aim is to shift the entire content to the right; so basically if I increase the right margin by 1cm I want the left margin to decrease by ...
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Indenting sub-bullet points

I had seen the following resume in the net and wanted to replicate the same. I tried out the following, but it does not seem to be working. \section{Technical Skills} ...
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How do I redefine the paragraph style midway through the document (and then go back to the default)?

I prefer to build my bibliography manually because I'm finicky about the formatting, and I need each bibliographical entry to have a hanging indent and an empty line after it. I'm doing fine with this ...
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Indentation with “paracol” on multi-line text?

So, I'm using the paracol-package. I would like to ask if it were possible to have an automatic indentation at the breaks of "long" (i.e. multi-line) texts. Consider, e.g. a paracol with 2 columns, ...
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Reduce indent in description in beamer

In beamer, text in description items is over-indented: \documentclass[14pt,handout]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{} \begin{description} \item[FooBarBazZot] - foo bar \\ baz ...
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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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Formal proof formatting in Latex

Here is what I intend to achieve 1.r (Given) 2.(t ∧ r) → s (Given) 3.(p → t) → (q → ¬s) (Given) 4.t ∧ r (Assumption) ...
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Hanging Indents / Text Wrapping

I'm trying to implement a command to be used in place of the itemize/enumerate environments. The idea is that I want to have a command (\detail), which can be used to construct an itemized list ...
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Indent Theorem like \hangindent, but for multiple paragraphs

I would like to create a theorem style which indents the theorem exactly like a \hangindent would do, expect that the indention should continue for all paragraphs of the theorem. For example: ...
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Theorems with hanging indentation, also working with itemize [duplicate]

I've been trying numerous ways to have a hanging indentation in my theorems. I'm using amsthm to define my own theorem styles. What I want is the theorem to indent after line 1 like this: Text ...