{line-breaking} is about how (La)TeX breaks paragraphs into lines and how those breaks can be influenced.

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Tables with fixed column widths and language switching

I'm trying to typeset a German-Slovak vocabulary list and some grammar. Since table entries might get long, I'm using tables with p-columns. For correct hyphenation, I want to switch to Slovak in the ...
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Syntax of Using Math Mode: Empty Lines (Beginner Question)

I'm just starting to learn LaTeX. I tried typing \begin{equation*} (sample of different operators and symbols separated with \,) \end{equation*} and I got a whole bunch of errors. It seems LaTeX ...
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problem with newcommand with line break \\ and tabular inside

I define a new command \nonBranchingRule that takes 3 arguments. Intuitively, it defines a rule where the last argument is a comment (optional argument) for the rule. I want to place the comment under ...
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How can I cancel line break between items in bibliography biblatex?

I use biblatex. I have problem with linebreak between bibliography items. I have for short url: The space between the organization and url is not optimal. I want nolinebreak between organisation ...
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Is it possible to allow linebreaks in the ISBN number of (auto-generated) bibliography files?

I hope it's not a duplicate but I was not able to find a solution. I generate my *.bib file using Citavi. The problem is, that if the ISBN number is near the end of the line it generates overfull ...
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LaTeX produces lines containing only a point in the bibliography

If citations have a distinct length, the automatically set point at the end of the citation appears in the next line: I am using natbib with bibiographystyle agsm for my references. Here's my ...
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Line Breaking Question with Polyglossia

I am working with multiple languages (with polyglossia), and I am having issues with extra line breaks where I don't expect them. See the minimal example below. The line surprisingly breaks after ...
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Breaking lines of code using using mcode [duplicate]

I am using the following code in the main tex file: \usepackage[numbered,autolinebreaks,useliterate]{mcode} and this code in the appendix file: \lstinputlisting{C:/path/function.M} Considering ...
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Line breaks in source code [duplicate]

When composing an article in LaTeX, where is it appropriate to break lines in the code? An easy (and adequate) answer is, 'Wherever you like,' but is there a commonly accepted standard (e.g., after x ...
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Linebreak in biblatex citation

I am using biblatex and really liking the flexibility, though I have to say there are too many options for a single person to understand in a lifetime :-/ So far I do two things with cited ...
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Bold, horizontally and vertically aligned, multiline table headers

I'm trying to print a table where the first row, containing the header, should be bold and both horizontally and vertically centered. Additionally, I'm using longtable environment from this package, ...
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Vertical align content of table - with using automatic linebreak (tabularx)

I'm searching for (simple) method to get rid of the unbeatiful white spacing that is creating by using for example this minimal example. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Does not break word into parts for a new paragraph [duplicate]

When I use \texttt{}, it does not break it into parts for new paragraph. Do you have any idea?
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seqsplit does not work unless the string is given as an argument directly

Consider the following example. If I do \seqsplit{ReferencedIDs} the string does not get split. If on the other hand, I insert the string as an argument directly it does. As usual, I don't know why ...
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How to add an empty line between two formulars

I have the following code \listfiles \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} %\usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[fixamsmath,disallowspaces]{mathtools} \begin{document} ...
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Problems with tilde (~) and line breaking

I'm trying to avoid a line break between the word "Table" and the number reference for that table. Following the advice of another Q&A, I went through my whole document and replaced all spaces ...
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The correct way of making vertical spaces between paragraphs

This little piece of advice is all over the web: "Do not break the document flow in LaTeX." So what is the "correct" way of making an "extra large" break between two paragraphs (the same thing you ...
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biblatex prevent page numbers from linebreaks within the bibliography

I'm using biblatex with the alphabetic style. I've noticed that line breaks after the dash between the page numbers (e.g. for journal entries) could occur. Is it possible to prevent this and make the ...
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aside in XeLaTeX can't break line automatically

I downloaded a resume template and try to modify it. However, when I modify the email address on the left aside. Since my email address is much longer than the previous mail address within the file. ...
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How to prevent linebreak in the word “.NET”? [duplicate]

Sometimes, LaTeX breaks the word ".NET", leaving the dot on the previous line and putting "NET" on the next line. Can I force it to put all four characters either at the first line or at the second ...
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How to deal with many overfull \hboxes in large document?

I am in the process of proofreading a major XeTeX document of more than 600 pages. It is hardly surprising that there are quite a few cases of overfull \hboxes; I usually get about 150 of them. I am ...
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LaTeX package “titling”, titles with hard line breaks, and \MakeUpperCase

I have a document with a title that is spread over several lines using hard line breaks. To configure the title formatting, I use the titling package with code adapted from its documentation: ...
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Correct linebreaking on comment text for sidecaption using memoir class

I use some tricks to have a good \sidecaption command for the memoir class. But how can i have a correct separation between title name and some possible comments on the figure ? Figure 1.1 : My ...
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New line inside color area

I'm trying to enter new line inside colour area like this $\color[rgb]{0,0,1}{P(A) = a +\newline b +\newline c +\newline d}$ But it does not work, why? And how do I solve it? Thanks!
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long word exceeds page width

I have this word in my document: --standard\_min\_confidence\_threshold\_for\_calling It currently exceeds the page width. How can I make it start on the next line, so it doesn't exceed the page ...
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Line break of long author name

I have implemented the Harvard citation style using Biblatex and Biber as described here. This seems to work fine. However, I have now a problem with the line break of long author names, as shown in ...
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How to remove line break between index subentries

I am using the imakeidx package to generate and format my indices. What I want is to remove the linebreak between two subentries of the index. This way, the entries belonging to the same index ...
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Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht

Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht? If it can't, is there an alternative that will let me wrap text (manually or automatically) in htlatex. In my reading there was an option ...
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Block wise author and affiliation

I am using IEEEtran class and I am quite new to LaTeX how can I achieve this output in proper format using IEEEtran class.
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Breaking problem in tcolorbox — break at — breakable

My MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openany,12pt]{book} \usepackage[left=1cm,right=1cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2.5cm,marginparwidth=0cm,marginparsep=0cm,outer=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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change vertical space in matrix after linebreak

I want to change the vertical space between two lines in a matrix. Normally I could do this with row sep, but this doesn't affect the vertical space if the line is breaked, see picture. I tried ...
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Qcircuit: how to insert a new line in a gate?

here is my question: How can I make this figure? I find quite difficult to create two lines in the same gate. For example, all these gates (or mboxes?) are on two lines, but I don't know how to ...
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how do I make latex allow breaking a line whenever reaching line boundary

I started writing my HW in latex, I use an online latex editor+compiler. Sometimes, when I write long math expressions, the expressions exceed the right boundaries of the page. I've seen that it has ...
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Class 'standalone' and linebreaks for a 'Je suis Charlie'

I have produced a Je suis Charlie image, and I wanted initially to use the standalone class, but I did not obtain the intended result. Here is the intended result: Here is the produced result: ...
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Pleasing line breaks with extremely long words that must fit on the page

I'm typesetting some technical documentation that includes identifiers with very long names. It is unacceptable to break or hyphenate these names because that would look confusingly like juxtaposed ...
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\nolinebreak in \caption [duplicate]

I have long caption of figure element and dont want to break the line in particular place. I use \nolinebreak but get error: ! Argument of \caption@ydblarg has an extra }. <inserted text> ...
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LaTeX elsarticle \cline for array mode

I am making a matrix like this one: \documentclass[preprint,11pt,3p]{elsarticle} \usepackage{amsmath,epsfig,amsfonts,amssymb,subfig} \usepackage{amsfonts,mathdots} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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New line and paragraph in TeX [duplicate]

I have been a writing a simple program using TeX programming like Hello, World! How are you. \bye I want the two sentences to in different lines but they come in same line. Using \\ it gives an ...
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Line break in modern beamer theme impossible?

I use the new LaTeX beamer theme mtheme by Matthias Vogelgesang (see http://bloerg.net/2014/09/20/a-modern-beamer-theme.html). As some section titles are a little longer I tried to break the titles ...
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Two columns template [duplicate]

I have a question regarding to two columns format. I want to use the following document in paper. While I want to write a multiline formula it goes to the next column and change everything to a messy ...
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Test if paragraph has an overfull line

I'd like to test if the last paragraph has any overfull line. The naive approach of looking at the \badness once the paragraph is finished does not work, as it will only give the badness of the last ...
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Caption with a line break in Memoir Class

The following code works with the report class. However, the same code does not work with the memoir class. The problem is with the line break in the caption. (FYI: I have TeX Live 2014.) ...
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How to break lines of text in equation?

I have a problem with breaking lines in equation environment, can't really omit the text. I tried using \mbox and \parbox but they don't really give the effect I'm looking for. example: ...
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How to break a product of three polynomials

I have $$(1+x+x^2+x^3+x^4+x^5+x^6)(1+x^2+x^4+x^6+x^8+x^{10})(1+x^5+x^{10}+x^{15}+x^{20})$$ but is too long to fit the page. How to break this?
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\unskip and \hskip in \linebreak

I found the definition of \linebreak macro as follows: \def\linebreak{\@testopt{\@no@lnbk-}4} \def\@no@lnbk #1[#2]{% \ifvmode \@nolnerr \else \@tempskipa\lastskip \unskip ...
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Build a box that starts after next line break

I have reason to insert notes in-text in boxes. I defined the following command for doing so: \newcommand{\Lnote}[1]{% \textsuperscript{\footnotesize{\thelnote}} \begin{center} ...
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Multiple subsequent connected equations exceeding line length

How to break a number of equations like in the following example? \begin{align} \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda\\ \beta \cdot \beta \cdot \beta ...
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Line break in texttt

I would like latex to break long text inside \texttt{} that does not contain any whitespaces. Currently the text just runs off the page. The latex document is generated from a reStructureText ...
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Dividing long sentence to several lines in table

I have a sentence in a table that is too long and makes my table go out of the page. How can I make the sentence divide into several lines so it doesn't ruin the layout of the table? ...
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Stretch line to \textwidth without starting a new line

I have a figure, containing three subfigures with captions and a caption for the whole figure, that all together takes more than a whole page. I can change the geometry for the particular page where ...