{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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Paragraph indent, both \indent and \par, not working

Preamble. I use Win 8 Pro x64, MiKTeX 2.9, TeXnicCenter latest version. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xunicode} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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List of figures indentation [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis and I am experiencing a problem with the space between numbering and the image name. You can see the problem in the picture I include in this question. It starts from 3.10. How ...
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How to replace fixed indentation of ToC entry names with fixed space between number and name?

How to make indents as in the second image? This is what it looks like now: This is what it should look like: MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt, english]{extreport} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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Getting back the paragraph in cleanThesis?

I want to use http://cleanthesis.der-ric.de/ for my PhD diss because I dont get into classicThesis. But unfortunately if I press return in my latex code this does not produce an paragraph as usual but ...
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Testing and modifying white space around an environment

I'm trying to create something similar to marginpar but without the hassle of floats (particularly because I'm going to have a lot of these). First issue These notes always appear at the beginning of ...
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How can I remove an undesired indentation?

I've got the following frame: \begin{frame} \frametitle{TP-Basis} Ausgangspunkt: \begin{align*} s(x) = \begin{cases} a+bx & x \leq k \\ c+dx & x > k \end{cases} \end{align*} ...
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How to set lengths only for a specific environment (parindent for paracol in this case)?

Is it possible to set a length specifically for an environment? I know it is possible to change lengths for parts of the document only, by placing the \setlength command between {}, but when using an ...
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How can I eliminate section headers, while keeping the first paragraph of each section unindented?

I would like to have the sections of my document to just be separated by a vertical space, with no visible section header. Furthermore, I would like the first paragraph of each section start without ...
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No indentation after \paragraph command not working

I'm trying to create a new command called \domanda{}, that makes use of the \paragraph{} to create a series of questions with Q: in-built, together with their answers on a new line, WITHOUT ...
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LyX: Removing indentation from a table

I want to make a table that has terms on the left side with .25\textwidth and descriptions on the right side with .75\textwidth Like Name: asdjoia Position: ...
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Avoid stanza indentation in eledpar

I'm typesetting epic verse in parallel text format, i.e. with the original langugage on one page and the translation on the facing page. Having played around with a number of parallel packages, it ...
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Indent ONLY the first paragraph of a section/subsection/subsubsecion

I need to indent only the first paragraph of each section/subsection/subsubsection. Is it possible in a more clever way than using the indentfirst package and \noindent on each non-first paragraph?
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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 ...
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Setting text indentation inside itemize

Inside my LaTeX file I code something like this: \begin{itemize} \item Item NO 1 \\paragraph no1 paragraph no1 paragraph no1 paragraph no1 paragraph no1 paragraph no1 paragraph no1 paragraph no1 ...
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LyX: Paragraphs ignored in PDF output

I have a document with article class. Here's the minimal example: #LyX 2.0 created this file. For more info see http://www.lyx.org/ \lyxformat 413 \begin_document \begin_header \textclass article ...
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Indentation in the algorithm package after \Ensure, \Require

I have this piece of code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \usepackage{varwidth} \begin{document} \begin{algorithmic} \Require ...
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Indentation of shorthands list

A subdivision of my of my references is a shorthands list. In order to get it to look like the other subdivision, a regular authoryear-ibid bibliography, I've added this to the preamble: ...
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First indent is shorter than it should be

I am using \paragraph{} at the beginning of chapter. All my paragraphs are intended automatically but first indent is always little bit shorter than others (I mean that white space). Does anyone ...
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Reliable code for automatic \noindent after specific environments?

This question led to a new package: noindentafter There are a number of environments which I never want to follow up with an indented paragraph. itemize, enumerate, theorem, definition, etc. I ...
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Inhibit indentation in paragraph after using the “quoting” package

A little while ago I asked this questions concerning how to quote in the style of "quotation" but without the first paragraph being indented. The answer I got was to use the quoting package instead of ...
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Change font size and indentation in reference section

I am writing a paper for a conference. They provided the a LaTeX style file however the compiled reference section is different from their own requirement. They require font size 8, no indentation, ...
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How to add more indentation for section in table of contents

I would like to move sections in my TOC more to the right =) The picture will explain all: Here is my code so far (This code will give me the upper part in the picture): ...
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Fool-proof paragraph skipping

I'm using XeLaTeX, and I need to have paragraphs that are only separated by vertical space, and with no indentation. However, no matter what I try, I always get indented paragraphs. This is my ...
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How to add horizontal whitespace in my text?

I have the following problem: Is there an easy and quick way to change the upper part to the lower? I tried using \hspace, but it had no effect. I'm new to TeX so bear with me ;D
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Apply ToC part indenting to chapter

I have a problem with my ToC chapter titles similar to one posted a long while back about part titles. I'm looking for guidance on how to apply these changes to chapter titles. I'm working with the ...
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TOC formatting edited chapters indentation issue [closed]

I am using a style file for an edited book that I didn't create and can't figure out a TOC command. Here's the problem: The list of authors in the TOC spans two lines, but the second line is not ...
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New enumeration

\begin{enumerate} \item \item \item \item \end{enumerate} How to define new numeration: I would like to have bigger spaces between every two points and equal indents for all points. ...
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Starting a line where the previous line finishes

I have been using LaTeX for standard things like letters and scientific reports. I recently came to visit my grandmother who writes some poetry and told her I could make a nice pdf from her ...
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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Implementing indent in algorithm environment

I am using the algorithm environment in the algorithm2e package. What I want is to able to indent various portions. I tried \indent but that is doing me no good. Here is the MWE: ...
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Aligning equation numbers within enumitem

Take a look at the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, leqno]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, enumitem} \title{} \author{Who knows?} \date{} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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How can I get legal style indentation on section, subsection, subsubsec.. using titlesec?

So far, I've been trying code from various examples, and landed with: \usepackage(titlesec) \titleformat{\section}[block]{\bfseries}{\thesection.}{1em}{} ...
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No indent in modified \maketitle in article

I am looking to have the title left justified along with the name of the author and teacher and the date. I have managed to get it left justified but the name is being indented, this is not what I ...
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Set indentation of choice in exam documentclass

I want to create an multiple choices question with this indenting format 1. ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### 2. ######## ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### The choices have same ...
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BibLaTeX: Wrong indentation when changing font size?

BibLaTeX seems to calculate wrong indentation when I change the fontsize. The lines following the first one are a little to the left than the first line (see the red line). MWE: ...
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\addtolength{\leftskip}{2em} does not apply to equations in the paragraph

I have a paragraph which should be emphasized using left and right skips. Thereby I recognized that it simply ignores equations in this paragraph. Is this reasonable? \documentclass{article} ...
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Issues aligning equations

I thought I was doing everything correctly, but clearly not. I want my equations (all whether I use \begin{flalign} or \begin{equation}) to be aligned each other (have the same indent), and then when ...
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Indented box that split in multiple pages

I am doing a document with exercises and corrections. I would like the corrections to be easily remarkable so that no student read it by accident and get its exercise spoiled. I have written an ...
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Appendix package ToC control

I want to change the alignment of the appendices. I'm using \documentclass[12pt]{report} ... \usepackage{titletoc} \usepackage[toc,titletoc]{appendix} \usepackage{tocloft} ...
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lst include has first line indented [duplicate]

When I'm including a source file, by way of \lstinputlistings{file/path/to/file} However, This results in the following below: Why is the first line not being formatted correctly? And how do i fix ...
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Indenting equations

I'm using amsmath[fleqn] but I'd like to also indent equations outside equation/align/gather environments. A natural choice would be to indent using the same length amsmath uses, but I don't know how ...
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Global typewriter tab stops every 1/2 inch

What is the best method, please, for setting up the equivalent of global (document-wide) typewriter tab stops every 1/2 inch? I'm reluctant to set up a tabular definition \begin{tabbing} at the ...