{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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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 ...
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Automatically set description list `labelwidth` based on widest label?

How do I create a description list where the item text is automatically indented to the width of the widest label? This is the same question as Description list with aligned descriptions but I would ...
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Biblatex, Use of prefixnumber changes indentation of all subbibliographies

I have a problem with my three subbibliographies. I am using two styles numeric and alphabetic. In one of the subbibliographies I would like to use a prefixnumber. Unfortunately this affects also the ...
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Last displayed glossary entry's hanging indentation gets lost with index style

I'm using the glossaries package in a document and use the index style with it (because I need optional symbols to be displayed in the glossary). The weird thing is that the last displayed item's ...
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Controlling indentation document-wide

Being new to LateX (I have been playing around for less than a week), Im looking for an end-all method to format the indentation for an entire document. This would include: subsection indentation, ...
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break lines in minted code

Thanks to this question minted is able to break long source code lines. It is working really fantastic, except in one case: When already indented code gets breaked into two lines, than line two gets ...
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listings: Set tabsize while using spaces for indentation in the loaded file does not work

I am writing a report where I want to include some source code. To do so I use the listings package to load the content of the source files directly. Because of coding standards I am using 4 spaces ...
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Spacing and indentation

I have this code example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{exmpl}{Example} \begin{document} \begin{exmpl} \textbf{My first grammar}\\ $G = (\{a, b\}, ...
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Hyperlinks to enumeration numberings

I have a list \begin{enumerate} \item This is the first post \item This is the second post \end{enumerated} And I want to add hyperlinks to the numberings within a box. The simplest approach can ...
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Little indentation despite \noindent after tabu custom-environment

this question is about a (to me) mysterious little indent (looks like an ordinary blank...) after a custom-environment using the tabu-environment. Please compile this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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List of Equations in standard list style

I'm using this solution to generate a list of equations. Running my minimal example below, there are two points I want to change: [A] Using the standard "list of" style, means: using the same spaces ...
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Re-formatting natbib entries?

I have a bibtex entry like this: @inproceedings{key, title={ Title }, author={ Authors }, booktitle={To Appear in the Proceedings of the ACM Long Conference Name}, conference={{Short ...
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Unwanted horizontal space right after \begin{document}

I have a package of my own loaded when a certain option is passed to a class of my own (based in turn on the memoir class). The package is devised for typesetting letters. Except for the body of the ...
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More condensed version of \parshape

\parshape can handle arbitrary paragraph shapes. One extreme is contained within How to layout irregular paragraph shape, where it can handle setting paragraphs like this: However, a simplified ...
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Wrap figure in theorem-environment

I'd like to wrap a figure around a theorem-environment but when I use the wrapfig or \parpic environment the text overlaps the figure. Plain text automatically wraps around a \parpic figure but the ...
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How can I align a multiple-line footnote text right to the footnote mark?

How can I have the following "footnote layout"? Some Text Some Text Some Text Some Text² Some Text 2 FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT FOOTNOTETEXT ...
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Block indentation in TeXMaker

Is it possible to indent whole paragraphs of source code in TeXMaker (or alternatively, in any LaTeX editor), so that intentation applies to all rows in paragraphs when the text is wrapped over ...
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Indented longtable [duplicate]

My ltxtable is indentated on both sides and I don't want the indents. My MWE is: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{ltxtable, filecontents} ...
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Irregular position of page number in ToC

I have a problem with position of a page number in ToC, they are on the left instead of being on the right: The MWE for such behaviour (don't mind the last word, I had to play with the length of ...
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Indentation missing for algorithm package in documentclass{minimal}

I am trying to get write an algorithm in LaTeX for minimal document class. Unfortunately, the indentation is completely missing. Following is my sample code: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Indenting and removing numbers of bibliography

I followed the instructions here on how to indent the second line of a bibliography, Indent second line of a bibliography but now I also want to remove the numbers as well. Can someone tell me how ...
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Indentation with beamer fontspec and alltt

The following document mangles the indentation of the second line of the alltt (the pipe/bar character does not occur under the equals of the previous line). \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} ...
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How can I indent part of a line of text and have subsequent lines with the same indent?

I'm trying to produce a set of questions and answers. I want the question's label and text to start on the same line, but have the text slightly indented. I then want subsequent lines of the text to ...
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align list of symbols with dash

I'm trying to make a list of symbols and I have something like this P --- pressure eta --- viscosity lambda(P,T) --- thermal conductivity ... I need to align this list with dash symbol. I tried ...
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Setpartpreamble and indent

how can I enforce an indent in a \setpartpreamble enviroment? Seems like \indent ain't working and a solution with \hspace seems to me like guessing the correct length of an indent. Any idea on how ...
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Nonstandard quotation margins

I would like to create a document with nonstandard quotation environment. The goal is that on odd pages quotations have to be indent on the left, and on even pages in opposite way (indent on the ...
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How to remove the indentation from the first line of a paragraph

I am using a template provided by our university. I have read and tried many way to remove the indent from the first line in a paragraph. I have the paragraph below: \paragraph{1. Number of Sides ...
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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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What's a quick way to align text?

I am often writing quick statements in which I would like the following lines to continue underneath the end of the first. Is there a quick way to do this (requires arrays?) this is the first ...
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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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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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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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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