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

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Splitting root symbol

How can the \sqrt command be modified to split root symbol into two or more lines automatically? Example: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}[t]{0.8\textwidth} ...
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Is it possible to skip the first line in a theorem environment?

I'm currently writing up some solutions, and I like to rewrite the problem before answering it. I've set exercise to be a theorem environment, and the code I'm using is \begin{exercise} ...
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line breaks when using ldots

I have a line in my novel which is not breaking in what I would think to be natural places. It appears to be due to my use of ldots: ``It was fine.'' she said, defensively. ``Just\ldots more and ...
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How make LaTeX interpret each line as a new line within an environment?

I have list of file names in a multicol environment. I can use sort commands on them when needed e.g. (sort -u). I would like to temporarily make LaTeX recognize a single-newline (\n) as a new line. ...
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What are the rules for placing & while using the split environment?

I have the following equation: \begin{equation} \left\{\left(a,b\right) \mid \right.\left. a \in A, b \in B\right\} \end{equation} And I want to force specific line breaking and alignment using the ...
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Break URL in figure caption [duplicate]

I'm trying to break a url that is part of the figure's caption. I used \burl but didn't work. What can I do? This is my main code: \documentclass[11 pt, letterpaper, oneside, openright]{book} ...
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How to left align sub-equations in which some sub-equations are split across multiple lines (with their own alignment)

I have a set of four sub-equations, which I each want numbered and left-aligned. The second and third of these sub-equations are too long for one line so I am using the split environment to manually ...
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Algorithm return statement does not begin on new line

I have the following code for displaying an algorithm: \begin{algorithm} \caption{Compute index of nearest grid point given particle position (1D)} \label{nearestGridPoint} ...
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Preventing line break at the start of a long name in `\lstinline`

This question has developed from How to deal with very long lstinline-phrases like long class names?. That question is about line breaking inside a \lstinline phrase. I have provided an answer which ...
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R-code linebreaks AND themes in knitr

@hpesoj626 provides two great minimal working examples for how to get R-code linebreaks AND code highlighting in knitr. I was wondering if it was possible to use @Yihui's knitr themes within either of ...
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Wrong wrap URL in bibitem - LATEX [duplicate]

I need fix wrong wrapped url. I tried a lot of examples but not helped me. Thanks. \documentclass [ing,male,java,dept460]{diploma} \usepackage [czech]{babel} \begin{document} ...
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How can I effect a line break in a listing's caption defined with \lstname?

I'm using the package listings and defined the caption as \lstname, so it shows the relative path and the filename when I use the input command of the listings package. However, sometimes, the ...
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How do you make a tight box using \begin{framed} and how do you skiplines in it?

I cant fit a tight box using this code: \begin{framed} \begin{flushleft} \# Description of the data \\ summary(training) \end{flushleft} \end{framed} and I dont manage to skip lines. Can anyone ...
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Long word wont go to next line

I'm using polyglossia package in my document and have some parts where I don't want to have hyphynation so I'm using \disablehyphenation command as documented. Now when I'm having very long words in a ...
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How to typeset Tibetan in XeLatex with correct linebreaks?

I am trying to typeset Tibetan language in a document, but the text does not wrap at the margin. I think this could be easily fixed if I tell XeLaTeX to recognise the Tibetan tsheg character ('TIBETAN ...
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Column overflow with \category in ACM proceedings template

I'm stuck using the acm_proc_article-sp class. The \category section is significantly overrunning the column width and infringing on the right column. I have been able to fix this by adding a \sloppy, ...
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How to make a title of two or more lines?

My document has a long title, so I want the title spans two lines. I've use this: \title{my title that must be in two or more lines} but it not works. How can I get it done?
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How to auto linebreak before/after parenthesis in inline math

I read this answer "Allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode" breaks citations I want to change ('s catcode automatically to avoid breaking some packages. ...
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Problem about the sizes of the brackets after linebreaks

I have a problem in the brackets of the following code: \begin{align} S = \int d^Dx \left\{ \mathscr{L}_{m=0} - \frac{1}{2}m^2(h_{\mu \nu}h^{\mu \nu} - h^2) - \frac{1}{2}m^2F_{\mu \nu}F^{\mu ...
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Splitting up an expression (that has braces)

I am trying to split up the longest set (the super long expression) here into multiple lines, I've looked at some other similar questions on this forum and tried a few different things but nothing ...
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How to break long URLs using common hyphenation but adding a line feed indicator?

I saw several questions like this one that request a solution for breaking apart URLs. I wonder if it is possible to hyphenate the words in a URL as it happens in normal text (i.e., breaking apart ...
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Underline long url and linebreak

I have a long url which I want to appear blue and underlined. Furthermore it must linebreak if the url is to long for a single line. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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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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New line size. What can I do?

I'm writing my Ph.D. thesis and I'm using a format that a colleague of mine gave me. I noticed a strange situation: there are all around blocks of text that I separate with \\ only. Anyway, on pdf ...
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Automatic wrapping of displayed long formula (e.g., with the same algorithm used for inlined formulae)

Typographers warn against automatic wrapping of long formulae; however, there are cases in which this makes sense. Here is one: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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BreakURL package using DVIPS only works on URL and not DOI

I've prepared my bibliography using biblatex, and my DOI addresses are not breaking their lines properly. I know that using pdflatex will solve this issue, I have to compile my document using latex -> ...
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Breaking inline math within longtable or tabular

So, I've got the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{p{0.4in}cp{2.75in}p{1.8in}} Symbol & Unit & Describes & Equivalent ...
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Make added hspace disappear if at a line break

Consider the following example \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \pagestyle{showlocs} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} \hspace*{8cm} text text text $\{ x\in X \, \vert \, \allowbreak x ...
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Redefining line break (double backslash) for align environment

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to (locally) redefine \\ (double backslash) within amsmath's align environment. On the one hand, I'd like to be able to dynamically insert extra columns, on ...
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suspended hyphen without linebreak between word and hyphen

I have a word combination like this metallo-porphyrins and -phthalocyanines which eventually gives a linebreak between the hyphen and the word phthalocyanines. I tried to include the ngerman package ...
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Cannot get line break in section heading in jss article. The section headings are centered

I am unable to get line breaks in my section headings - have tried all of the suggestions above. I am compiling in pdflatex and using the jss format. The section headings are centered for jss ...
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Last word of paragraph appears on new page after figure

I use a figure environment without placement specifiers, and it ends up being put on top of a page, with the very last word of the preceding paragraph put just below it. This means that the page with ...
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Insert a line-break in online equation editor [closed]

How do you do a carriage return (line-break) when using the Online LaTeX Equation Editor](http://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php)? I have written: \documentclass{article} {a_n^m} \Return ...
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Manual line break in tabular (tabu) breaks the layout of other columns if not using X column parameter

I know this problem has been discussed many times, and the proposed solutions were to use yet nested parboxes inside table cells, but I would like to avoid that. Up to now, I was using my table with ...
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How to prevent a stranded comma on the next line?

In this document, where I am replicating my original document in order to get the issue I am highlighting here, a comma is stranded on the next line: \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt]{extarticle} ...
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Maintaining indentation in a long Ensure-block with algorithmicx-package

I have a long "Ensure-block" in my algorithm. How can I force the second line to be exactly under the first "Text"? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage[noend]{algpseudocode} ...
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lineno package has different output in pdflatex and lualatex [closed]

Using line label references from the lineno package prevents lines from being broken at explicit hyphens in words adjacent to the label. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Line-breaking unformatted URLs that contain no hyphens

Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} https://path.to.really.long/url/that/contains/no/dashes/but/instead/a/whole/lot/of/forward/slashes/which/makes/it/exceed/the/page/width ...
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why changing page margins using geometry package causes bad math inline break?

I had no idea that changing page margin size can cause problems with line break with in-line math. I have this MWE that shows one problem. I like to make the page margins smaller, so I can fit more ...
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Add optional text that may be invoked by tex to avoid bad boxes

I'm currently writing a very long document and whenever I switch styles (I know, I shouldn't do this as often) I get tons of bad boxes, mainly due to long, unbreakable pieces of math inside a ...
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Get the automatically produced line and page breaks from LaTeX

My aim is to produce an html-file with the same text as the pdf produced by LaTeX- The html shall represent the pagination and line-break structure of the pdf: When there is a linebreak in the pdf I ...
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Include a line break in algorithm-caption while maintaining indentation

I've a question about the alignment of the caption in an algorithm-environment. For instance, the following code-example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} ...
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Extremely long equations giving overfull hbox

I am using wxMaxima for doing homework. I have extremely long mathematical equations. I exported my work to a .tex file. But now I have several overfull bad box warnings. I tried to use geometry ...
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Add line break after every line

When I enter this C = B log(1+SNR) 270.88 = 200 log(1+SNR) The two lines are printed on the same line. I can force a line break by using \\ but this is very annoying. Is there a way to ...
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avoid linebreak in \lstinline if possible

By using \lstinline{mysourcecode} I put some code within my document. I would like to avoid that this code is broken to a new line, if possible. so, if the codeline itself is less long than a full ...
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How can i make (force) a paragraph to be justified and have a specified number of lines

How can i make (force) a paragraph to be justified and have a specified number of lines? Intra-line spacing is not important, but the paragraph should be completely rectangular. Below is a minimal ...
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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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Equally distribute text among a given amount of lines; automatically adjusting the width

Given some text, I want to centrally align this text on a given amount of lines. For example, \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Nam dui ligula, fringilla a, euismod sodales, sollicitudin vel, ...
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Too long math “formula” inside the text [duplicate]

It's possible that someone already asked it, but I'm unable to find something about so I've to ask again. I'm having this problem: I will put a math formula inside the text using the $ $ environment ...
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Adjust line spacing after new line

I would like to adjust the line spacing under a section when I add a new line. \setlength{\parskip}{} does not work because it only changes the spaces between sections, not between newlines (\\). ...