{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 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. ...
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paralist package: \setdefaultleftmargin{0em}… doesn't properly align wrapped lines

I am using the paralist package to create very compact lists (for a poster). I'd like to use \setdefaultleftmargin{0em}{2em}{}{}{}{} to set the indentation of itemized lists to zero. This works ...
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Slight indentation of customised BibLaTeX bibliography entries

I've customised the formatting of some bibliography entry types using biblatex. For reasons unknown, the first line of each customised entry type within the bibliography is slightly indented relative ...
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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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How do I make a hanging indent for numbered paragraphs?

The code I have is: 1. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna aliquam erat volutpat \\ But as you can see in ...
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Insert section title within index in ConTeXt

Background Each recipe in a recipe book has ingredients, and those ingredients can be common for different recipes throughout the book. For example: Code I've added the comma and colours as ...
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threeparttable: changing indentation of table footnotes

OK ladies and gentlemen, this is a follow-up question. Although most of my concerns have been answered in the previous question, I still have some issues. I want to know if there is a way to have ...
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Why does indenting a paragraph compound on subsequent paragraphs?

I'm attempting to indent cases and subcases of a proof by 1.3cm. However, when I apply adjustwidth to a subcase, it seems to affect the subcase following it. Here is how it looks with my current ...
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Footnote hang, & adding vertical space around footrule

How do I make the footnote hang on a new line? ie have "2012 )." align with the beginning of "Susan" instead of "1". How can I increase the vertical space above and below the footnote line? Can I ...
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Leftmargin problem at the bibliography

I have some trouble with the bibliography alignment. It's similar to References to align with the rest of the text, but that solution doesn't work for me. Here is MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to make running lines in a list begin where just after the label?

I have problems with my custom list and the space from the leftmargin: in order to illustrate, I do not understand why [*] does not begin at the labelwidth which must be 1<><><><> ...
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Increasing margin of left side tag/number in amsmath align enviroment

I asked this on the lyx user list but haven't got an answer (http://marc.info/?l=lyx-users&m=137891444218650&w=2). I would like to include text lines in align environment using 'leqno' option ...
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Indentation for quotes in LaTeX

Sometimes when we use a long quote, we want the paragraph for the quote to indent from both the left side and the right side. What is the "correct" way to do this?
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Indent first paragraph of letters

In this thread it is explained that package indentfirst interacts with section headings, which a letter does not have. So, how can I get L(u)aTeX to do that, i.e. indent the first paragraph of a ...
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Dictionary-style paragraphs

Is there a way to write a dictionary using LaTeX: that is, how do you construct the shape of the paragraphs so that they look like so-called hanging paragraphs and that there is a certain spacing ...
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How to suppress indentation of first paragraph after heading?

I am writing a document in a class (elsarticle) that indents the first lines of all paragraphs, including the ones following headings. However, I would like to revert back to the default Latex ...
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Creating an enumerated list manually with appropriate indentation

I would like to have in my LaTeX document an enumerated list, but with the numbers inserted manually rather than automatically and in a chosen order. For example, if I do the following: ...
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description begins on a new line without indent

I am using this method to write description in a new line in beamer, But how can I remove the indent at the new line so it aligns with the \item[]? This is what I have right now. ...
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in Beamer, how to remove left margin/indent of a description list

I have a two column frame with a plot one the left, and a description list on the right \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.4\textwidth} \begin{center} ...
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No indentation for non-item within itemize

When using itemize list, I would like to include text which is not part of the bullet points. Is it possible not to indent it the way items are indented? \begin{itemize} \item One Subsequently, we ...
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Align text under a colon

In plain text, this is what I want to do: Explanation: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Phasellus volutpat eu orci vitae eleifend. Praesent sed orci commodo, ...
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How to make \parshape take indentation of first line into account?

In the minimal example below, I want to create an empty space to the right of the paragraph using \parshape. However, the first line is indented and spills over into the empty space. I don't want ...
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Paragraph Numbering in LaTeX and Space Increase of Indentation

Is there any easy way to do the same thing that this code does: % arara: pdflatex \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[inner=0.75in,outer=0.65in,top=0.75in,bottom=0.75in]{geometry} ...
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Indented paragraph after word on same line

I want to do this: Term This is the definition of the word. No matter how much is typed here it should always line up like this. How do I do this? I am not sure since ...
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How to automatically keep the indentation level when a line has to be broken

I'm using the algpseudocode package with two custom commands, \Let and \LongState to handle automatic indentation of (broken) long lines in the spirit of Werner's answer, which uses \parbox to wrap ...