{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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can someone please explain the enumitem horizontal spacing parameters?

I am still struggling with enumitem. I don't understand the horizontal spacing parameters at all. I have indeed read the documentation, and numerous answers to numerous questions, but despite all that ...
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Can't make a list of symbols align correctly

I created a quick manual list of figures using some code from a previous answer but I can't get it to align properly. The second part will jump a few characters backwards and forwards making it look ...
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Correct indenting in a description environment [duplicate]

I would like to create a description enumeration which looks like the following: keyword 1: Short Description of the keyword A characterization of the keyword keyword 2: Short Description ...
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Theorem style - define indentation

I have a real issue with defining my theorem style. I need indentation after the theorem, but cannot achive it. I google for hours and didn't find a solution. Hope you can help me. By the way, I'm ...
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Specific indentation for enumerate item

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} % Custom theme from https://bitbucket.org/marczellm/beamerports/src/30de28e687e2dfad6ebe0765d2eb622ed12fdbfe/beamerthemeKlope.sty?at=master % It overwrites the default ...
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algorithmicx or algpseudocode custom command indentation within a while loop or if statement

I have been trying all day to set-up the commands necessary to represent the Haggis pseudocode format using the algorithmicx package in Latex. I have managed to create the commands I need for the ...
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Getting shaded boxes in lists to indent

I'm trying to make a list which also contains theorems in shaded boxes. I'm currently using the framed package to do this. However, the shaded boxes do not properly "tab" inward to align with the ...
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parskip package, keep the indents

That may be a stupid question but is there a way to keep the indent while using the parskip package? I use parskip to keep spacing between my paragraphs while leaving the table of contents and lists ...
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Indentation in enumerate/list

I'm trying to get rid of indentation in enumerate. The code below shows the indentation with enumerate, and then the only partial fix I could implement. With enumitem package I could avoid indentation ...
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Hanging indents for \section headings

Sometimes, I do have long section headings that take more than one line. I would like to make second and each subsequent line of \section heading indented (so called 'hanging indent'). I know I can ...
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How can I decrease the indent of itemize inside a column in Beamer [duplicate]

I am using a package Beamer to create my presentation file. But I need to have some itemize information along with a table, in two different column. But the final shape is not good. I want to reduce ...
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Allowing cell to overflow without affecting indentation

I wish to allow a specific table cell to overflow horizontally without affecting indentation of the column that the overflowing cell reaches into. How can this be achieved? Google/Stackoverflow isn't ...
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Why is the first section indented

I have been using LaTeX for a week now, How come the section title for a plan of investigation and the subsection title, research question aren't aligned with the rest of the document: ...
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Left indent for figure with program

In my document, I have some pseudocode sections created using the program environment (tried several alternatives, but liked that one most, so I want to stick to that). Now I would simply like to ...
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newlfm how to change closing indent

I would like the signature to be indented past the center of the page, but not so far as the default stdletter. The problem with stdletter is that I don't have enough room to write my signature ...
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Horizontal space before block of text

Hi, I wanted to create column of text after bolded "Lorem Ipsum 1.", which has no specified linebreaks. This space before text (marked on image with red line and question marks) should have exact ...
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Indenting text and still allowing sections, pagebreaks and floats

I have a document where there are some sections with and some without subsections. When there are subsections, I want them (and all their content) to be indented. I have found several approaches to ...
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Indentation of a block in beamer

I'm facing problem with indenting a paragraph in beamer. How can I do that? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \indent ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffddddddddddddddddddd ...
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How to indent subsection in AMS TOC

I used AMS LaTeX template with gsm-l package to write my teacher's book. The table of content that produced has the following form: in which 1, 2, 3.... are sections and 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2,.... ...
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How to mantain verse indendation and numbering when copy from PDF

I am trying to adapt this answer to produce the same result with a verse environment: I want to be able to copy a poem out of a PDF maintaining its indentation (numbering included) as typeset in the ...
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\rule not aligned

The \rules not aligned. I want to be in parallel to be each other and start from the same position horizontally. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \begin{document} \begin{titlepage} ...
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paragraph indentation inside an indented environment

I have used the thmtools-package to create a new proof environment. With the following code I indented the whole environment: \AtBeginEnvironment{prf}{ ...
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Removing a half-blank line and precisely calculating a space

Consider the following MWE: Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text \begin{enumerate} \item This is a line ...
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Problem with indent in enumeration of paralist

I have the following enumeration: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paralist} \begin{document} \begin{compactenum}[i.] \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item ...
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No indentation after theorem environment with amsthm

I use the amsthm package and dont want lines which start right after the theorem environment to be indented. I consulted the manual of the package and it said to define a new theorem style. I expected ...
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Why does \noindent not work properly here?

I defined a new environment, similar (but not equal) to listings: \documentclass{ltxdoc} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{lines} {\par\begingroup\nobreak \vspace{3pt}\parindent0pt\hrule\kern5pt ...
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Indenting inside enumerate in Latex

I am trying to do an enumerate in Latex that ends up in the following way: First Step. Second Step Third Step Fourth Step I am trying to use \indent before an \item, but it doesn't work. Here is ...
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Indentation problem in lists using custom label

I am having a small problem using lists with a custom label for each item. When I use the following code, the list item is not indented correctly, it uses the second number after the \Rightarrow to ...
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How to indent multiline item within enumeration after new paragraph?

I use the enumerate environment with items that contain several paragraphs. How can I achieve standard indentation (all but first line) within one item? All I tried so far failed: ...
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Package geometry parameters and changing left margin

I want to make an indented paragraph, that is to indent the whole paragraph and not just the first line as happens with \par. I use geometry, so I thought that package might have a parameter that ...
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beamer: Text indentation within blocks

I want text indentation within blocks. My MWE is below: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} % For global Justification \usepackage{ragged2e} ...
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Undesired \parindent in front of first label — depending on previous text

Here Manfred Sauter asked for appropriate spacing in front of the first label in a list. However, if there is no text in front of the first label, the first label will not be indented at all. How can ...
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First paragraph indentation with ragged2e and \RaggedRightParindent set

I am using the ragged2e package for my raggedright text and have set \RaggedRightParindent to 2em, as I want my paragraphs indented. But now, the very first paragraph in the document (following ...
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indenting under item

I'm trying to indent paragraphs after doing \item, for instance \item {\bf Research Question} \\ \indent The purpose of this research is However, \indent is not working when I'm using \item. Would ...
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How to move section number and section into margin with scrbook without titlesec

I need to move section number and section heading as shown in figure below. MWE \documentclass[12pt,twoside=semi]{scrbook} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} ...
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Indenting Paragraphs of Text [duplicate]

I am trying to write a paper in LaTeX. I am able to indent most of the paragraphs by using \\ at the end of the previous paragraph and adding a blank line in between the paragraphs like so. This ...
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Remove indentation from abstract environment with etoolbox

I have the abstract for my paper on a separate page, hence there is no need to have the extra indentation on either side of the abstract environment to indicate that it is an abstract. There is an ...
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Remove left and right indentation of abstract

Trying to remove the indentation which is appearing around my abstract for some unknown reason. A MWE is below: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} % formatting ...
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Figure caption within quote environment

In order to provide visual contrast, I have decided that I would like to have a certain section of a document I'm writing indented. To achieve this, I've simply been using the quote environment ...
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How to make section title text align with paragraph indentation?

This is what I'm trying to do:
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1answer
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Indents of section*{} name in TOC

I have some sections (e.g. References) that don't have a section number. However, I'd like to include them in the TOC with \addcontentsline{toc}. But how can this manually added section be aligned to ...
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Indent a package listitem

I'm new to latex and I understand how to indent lists, but what if they are lists items that are derived from a package. In this case, I really like the moderncv package. Here is a working example. ...
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Tufte-handout class and Indentation

I'm using tufte-handout class. I'd like to avoid indentation discrepancies in the side-notes. In particular I would like the beginning of each line in a side note to be (by default) equally indented. ...
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Itemize left margin

I'm using itemize with the option [leftmargin=5.5mm] How can I extend this option to all itemizes in the whole document? I'm on \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,book,twoside] Thanks!
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Latex inserts blank line AND indents new paragraph [duplicate]

I'm very new with LaTeX. My setup is as follows: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{graphicx} %the above just for the case that it is relevant to the problem ...
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Left-Aligning footnotes in Beamer

How can I align the footnote to the left, so that the 'a' from 'aligned' stands directly below the 'T' of 'This'? Using \usepackage[flushmargin]{footmisc} "eats" the footnote completely. ...
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Can listings automatically indent code? [duplicate]

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper] {article} %\usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} %\setmainfont[BoldFont=黑体]{宋体} %\XeTeXlinebreaklocale "zh" %\XeTeXlinebreakskip = 0pt plus 1pt ...
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Code is a mess because I cannot indent inside a for loop in my algorithm

I have a for loop in my algorithm and I can't get latex to properly indent the pseudocode inside it. It's just a mess at the moment, it won't even put the code in the for loop on separate lines. ...
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How to indent long comment continuation in the algorithmicx pseudocode

In the MWE, I try to add line continuation indent to the answer given in Properly indent comments with no line-numbering in algorithmicx E.g. I am trying to write the \LineCommentCont . I am using ...
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Switching first paragraph indentation rules with babel

I am aware that many questions have already appeared here regarding the indentation of the first paragraph, but I did not find any on this precise problem. I am writing a document with some portions ...