{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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Align lists with long sentences

\begin{enumerate} \item This is a really really really reall.....long sentence \end{enumerate} 1. This is a really really really .... ....long sentence I want it formatted like 1. This is a really ...
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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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Width of \chapter section with titlesec

I use the titlesec package for styling the sectioning commands. But I have a problem with the chapter width or right margin: The width of the text should only reach to the blue line, "Organisation" ...
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Indenting in enumerate (TeX/LaTeX)

I'm making a numbered list with the enumerate environment. Through the enumitem package I've changed the label to [label=Caso \arabic*)]. I have set itemindent to 10.5pt to align the label start with ...
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How to achieve the indentation/spacing in this document?

I have been trying for some hours to achieve the kind of arrangement of this document. http://home.uchicago.edu/klecha/klecha_cv.pdf For instance, it seems like it has two columns, one with dates ...
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Fixed In-line Indentation [duplicate]

I want to align content that starts in the middle of a line and content that starts at the beginning of the next line (for a thesis Authorization to Submit page). E.g.: Major Professor: ...
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How to align text within a caption?

I want to give a survey on several techniques within a figure. It turned out, that there are many techniques, so I employed subcaption with subref to describe the matter. However, as there are too ...
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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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How to disable indentation in subsubsection using IEEEtran?

I am using IEEEtran and my sub subsections are indented. I tried using \parindent0pt but that removes the indentation of the paragraphs too. Any suggestion?
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Hanging punctuation with quotation marks in left margin?

Plain TeX has a method of creating hanging punctuation, where a punctuation mark/character immediately to the left of some text sits effectively in the margin. I want to do this with quotes, so that ...
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Adjust space between acronym and glossary description

I'm using the glossaries package and I would like to get the acronym descriptions to line up with the nomenclature section above it. Tried using the column styles for the glossary, but none of those ...
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Indent description

I'm having problems with indenting the label of a description. Tried to define a new environment, and set leftmargin to whatever, but the label stays put. How can I achieve what I want? This is what ...
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Unwanted Indenting

With the following code, everything from "Scenario containing 3 pirates.." and below has been indented relative to the text above. \documentclass{article} \title{Assignment \#1} \author{Giri} ...
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How to reduce indentation size within loop of an algorithm

For the following algorithm, I get four spaces for each text line inside the loop. How can I get only two or three spaces? Some of my text lines go to next line. I want to save some horizontal spaces. ...
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working with \noindent and \indent

How can I write a text with this style? Between the \section and the text, I want to place some bullets with smaller font sizes. Please note the no-indent bullets and the indentation of the first line ...
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Trouble Indenting Portion of document

This is my first time giving LaTeX a try, and I decided to have my go at it with my week's math homework. Though most of the document could probably be done in a more efficient manner, I've gone about ...
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Unwanted right indent in document

Super noob here, so please forgive any blunders! :) My problem is that in my document (example below), the paragraph starting from the second dingbat is getting indented automatically. I don't want ...
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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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bibliography - hanging+label

I'm using a simple thebibliography environment in my PhD thesis, using the book document style: \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem{Kress10} \noun{Kress},G. \emph{Multimodality: A Social ...
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Indenting long citations inside a document?

This question led to a new feature in a package: quoting Suppose I have a very long sentence of law text that I need to have in my document. And according to the XYZ law: Aaaaaa aoe oa ao ...
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Correcting (removing) adjustwidth's vertical spacing

Consider the following example that uses changepage's adjustwidth to set a single paragraph at 80% of the text width (on the left). Compare this to the use of \parshape (on the right): ...
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Unwanted indentation in custom environment inside tabular

I created two custom environment and a custom command to easily display an overview of modules and classes they contain in tabular format. However, I end up with unwanted indentation for the the first ...
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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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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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Have the chapter title stick out of the type area

I'm trying to place my chapter titles to the edge of the page, with a colored background box surrounding them. The surrounding boxes would need to be set outside of the body of the document. So far I ...
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Fixing indentation (and line breaks)

In our style guidelines we have basically this "rule": Each paragraph that followed another paragraph shall start with an indentation. Except when there is whitespace above - then there shall be no ...
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Create an indent in an algorithm (without using the algorithm environment) [duplicate]

So I'm trying to create an indent in an algorithm, but I'm not familiar with the \begin{algorithm} environment, so I would just like to do it in a math environment. I'm trying to create an indent, but ...
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Indent citations at bibliography [closed]

I'm using bibtex along with natbib package (option with numbers) to generate the bibliography, but I noticed a wrong indentation (blue line in figure) of lines after the first one. Is it possible to ...
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Smaller parskip than half for KOMA-Script?

I am using the documentclass scrbook. To mark paragraphs I need both vertical spacing and indentation. I know that KOMA-Script supports the option parskip or halfparskip, however, this disables the ...
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Formatting a book with scene markers

I'm laying out my wife's book using LaTeX; I'm using KOMA-Script scrbook as my document class, but I don't think that my question here is specific to KOMA. Between certain scenes, we have scene ...
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Enumerate in Abstract (scrartcl-class)

When using the enumerate environment inside the abstract environment of the scrartcl-class, the intend for the first item does not match those of the following items: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Setting paragraph indentation AND vertical space in KOMA class

I would like to have both a paragraph indentation and a vertical space between paragraphs in a the KOMA article class. At the moment I use \documentclass[12pt,captions=nooneline,DIV=14, ...
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Fleurons and indentations

I'm trying to change the indentation settings on my latex documents. ATM, every paragraph is indented by default. I would fill the space of the indentation with a symbol, e.g. a fleuron. Obviously, ...
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LaTeX indentation in vim

Does there exist a good indentation option/plugin for vim? I tried different combinations of autoindent, smartindent and cindent, what I get is: \begin{tabular}{ c } foo \\ bar \end{tabular} ...
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First line of ltxtable/longtable indented

I am using the ltxtable package to be able to set the longtable to \textwidth I have \setlength{\parindent}{0pt}' in the preamble. The first line of each longtable is indented, how do I get rid of ...
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Weird list formatting with xwatermark and refstepcounter

I discovered some weird behaviour with xwatermark and \refstepcounter which I cannot explain. I created a list and the indentation of the first item is correct, but all others are too much indented. ...
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Roman numerals become “too wide” in table of contents

Following minimal document: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \renewcommand*\thechapter{\Roman{chapter}} \tableofcontents \setcounter{chapter}{6} % Problem starts at chapter 7 \chapter{Seven} ...
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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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Indentation APA6 Class for > 2nd paragraphs after title

I'm not able to indent the paragraphs in my apa6 class document. For my masterthesis the supervisor wants all the paragraphs indented but the first one after the title. So far, I've tried the ...
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Why my first text line is indented? [duplicate]

Here is my LaTex code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{color} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \definecolor{blu}{RGB}{31,111,130} \definecolor{gren}{RGB}{39,110,13} ...
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Change indentation depth when using spaces in lstlisting

I have an lstlisting that renders some lines of code. The code is indented by four spaces per indent. Is there any setting to change the indentation to only two spaces? I know that there is tabsize ...
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Indent every \subsubsection element

I need to indent every \subsubsection element in my thesis. I think that the solution is something like this \renewcommand{\subsubsection}{some-magic-here} but i'm new of Latex and I have no idea ...
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I want to force a justification to both sides after using \newline

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \begin{document} \noindent In year 1000 somebody wrote something\footnote{\emph{something}} because he wanted to. Some thought he is ...
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Emacs Indentation Problem

I started using Emacs/AUCTeX for writing my LaTeX documents. I now have an \begin{inparaenum}[(1)] \item An Item \item an other Item \item this is an item, too ! \end{inparaenum} ...
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Can't get rid of indentation (even with \noindent)

I'd like to have the indentation in front of \begin{tabular}{l} \textsc{code}\\ 11-22-33-44 \end{tabular}% removed: If it's a really easy problem, I must admit I'm not seeing it at the moment. MWE ...
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Properly indent comments with no line-numbering in algorithmicx

Writing comments in pseudocode, I wanted to insert comments to the right side of the line which is commented. This thread help me a lot. The algorithm is line-numbered, however I need the comments ...
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Indenting multi-line sentences

For example, in the actual .tex file, I'd like sentences like this: Due to this, some reasonable conclusion. Next sentence. To be formatted like this: Due to this, some reasonable conclusion. ...
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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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footnotemark and footnotetext creates undesired indentation

I have looked for a solution for quite some time now, but I couldn't find anything useful. The problem seems to be minor but still visible. If I use footnotemark within align to create a footnote, ...
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How to indent the item in the theorem environment of ams-gsm package

I use gsm package to write my latex file. Normally, in the theorem environment, the item are indented a small space from the left margin. I want to indent it all to the left margin like the following ...