{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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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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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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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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Indenting description lists

Is there a way to chenge how the description lists are indented? I have something like: Normal text List item List Item I would like something like: Normal text List item List Item
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How to modify the indentation before sectioning titles in the table of contents?

I'm preparing a document using the book class. In the table of contents, the indentation before the subsection title is too long. How to reduce it?
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How to give any figure a caption based on its horizontal size?

I have figures in both portrait and landscape and of various sizes. I'm trying to find a leeway to give any figure a caption based on its horizontal size. In my thesis.cls file, I've already set a ...
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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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Environment for text to run into margins

After posting this closed question, I found a good solution for memoir on this page. However, my margins settings are different then the ones he uses, and as a result, the widematter environment only ...
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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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How can I indent the second line of a linguistic gloss with gb4e.sty?

In accordance with the documentation, I've been happily plodding along making interlinear glosses. So far so good! But things get ugly when I make a longer gloss. Looking at example (5) on page (6) ...
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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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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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Change hanging indent in description list

I'm trying to get a description's list hanging indent to lie flush with the first line of text. I have a description list such as the following: \begin{description} \item[Label the first] Lorem ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I indent the 2nd line a long chapter name created using the tocloft package so that it lines up correctly?

I am using the tocloft package already. I have a couple of long chapter names that wrap onto a second line, but it lines it up with the section numbers below. I must have this new line line up with ...
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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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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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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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How to prevent LTXexample from ignoring the paragraph indentation?

How to prevent LTXexample from ignoring the paragraph indentation? \documentclass[preview,border=3pt]{standalone} \usepackage{etoolbox} \edef\keptparindent{\the\parindent} \patchcmd{\preview} ...
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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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How can I indent the paragraphs which follow a heading?

I am trying to write a text where the first line of each paragraph has an indent(tab). But for some reason, in a chapter or a section or subsection, except the first paragraph, the rest of the ...
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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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autogobble for lstinputlistings

In the manual for listings it says that gobble has no effect for lstinputlistings. Since the manual is about four years old now and after reading How to automatically skip leading white spaces in ...
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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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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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How can I get rid of indentation after an equation?

I'm a total newbie to LaTeX and I get very annoyed about this. Every time I write an equation, the text following the equation has some indentation but I don't want it to be there! Look at the ...
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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 ...
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ctex package and indentation

It seems that ctex package by default indents the first paragraphs. The issue can be solved with \noindent, but I would like to restore the default settings for which after a heading no indentation ...
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Things written in \thanks are indented. I don't want that [duplicate]

When I insert footnotes in my text, the first line of them is indented, which looks ugly. To prevent indentation I use \usepackage[hang,flushmargin]{footmisc} When I use \thanks{...} (to add ...
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Line break in list in indented theorem

I'm trying to make an indented theorem environment as in A theoremstyle with complete indentation using amsthm. Here's a minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Name of length for equation number indent if [leqno] is set [closed]

I got a weird phenomenon as shown in the picture below. The equation numbering is indented. I tried the same thing in a fresh document and it produces the result I am looking for. For the other ...
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Indent paragraph to horizontally align with enumerate environment

I have an enumerated list with points, intersected with comments to each point. I would like to align my comments vertically with the itemized points in the enumerated list. Below a MWE with its ...
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How to align continued/spilled line to part of the sentence

Is there any way to align the spilled over line to a particular part within the sentence I want to align the second line under MS Office.... \textbf{Software} --- MS Office Powerpoint, Software 1, ...
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Indentation and page colors with standalone

Question I want to create a page whose size is cropped to the size of the content on the page. I also want to be able to have indented paragraphs and to set the color of text and background. Is there ...
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Right aligning a quote with extra indentation

I want to insert a quote into a document, have it aligned to the right, italic, with some extra indentation from the right margin, this is what i've managed so far: \documentclass{book} ...
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Lyx: first chapter line indented

In Lyx, how can I make sure that the first line of each Chapter is indented? I'm writing a "report" document, if that matters.
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Endnotes numbered by regular arabic numbers (instead of superscripts) and without indentation

The Latex document below (from my earlier question Chapter name appearing in the endnotes) produces endnotes which are numbered by arabic numbers in the superscript, and there is indentation for each ...