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

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Bad linebreak with tabulars in loop

I have built arrays (with csnames) containing contact information, and I would like to print out all the contacts in tabular format, using a loop. But when the tabulars overflow the \textwidth, ...
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How to break long url in an item

I have an enumerate. In an item I have a long url. I use the package breakurl and it works fine outside the enumerate but not in the item. \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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line break in enumeration and \underline command

How can I break a line that is inside of an enumeration, and \underline{} command, without using \usepackage{soul} and it's \ul{} command? \item{\textbf{\underline{Long string of text that needs to ...
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How to force a subfigure's caption to be on one line?

I want the caption for each subfigure to be on one line because it isn't so long that it should line-wrap. Is there any way I can force it to be on one line? Here is a minimum working example: ...
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Bizarre line-skipping in tex file

A tex source file that I have received from a coauthor is double-spaced (i.e. every even-numbered line is blank) when I open it in TexShop in Mac OS X, or in TexStudio. Naturally, the file won't ...
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How can I break lines automatically in tabular in IEEEtran?

I use tabularx to break lines automatically in tabular. Here is my code. \begin{table}[h] \caption{A table} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|l|X|} \hline \multicolumn{1}{|c|}{\textbf{Term}} & ...
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\newline not working with longtable?

This table comes from SAS output. The \newline is not working correctly. E.g. "Percent trimmed in tail" ought to be Percent Trimmed In tail but it is showing up as Percent Trimmed In Tail Here ...
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How can I break lines automatically in tabular to fit to page width? [closed]

I expect to break a long text automatically in tabular. After searching this site, there are several ways: (i). Use p{dimension} in tabular, answered here \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|} ...
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moderncv - newline within a cventry

The information that I want to provide isn't fitting into one line. I am working with \cventry{}{}{}{}... I want to put information into a new line, still positioned to what is in the line above. I ...
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sagetex with breqn ? break line sagetex equations

When using sagetex, it often produces very long equations that are not visible anymore because they go over the page width. How to fix that? I could work around it by loading the .sagetex.sage into ...
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How can I split an equation over two lines

I am having the following equation: \begin{equation} Q(\lambda,\hat{\lambda}) = -\frac{1}{2} P(O \mid \lambda ) \sum_s \sum_m \sum_t \gamma_m^{(s)} (t) \left( n \log(2 \pi ) + \log \left| C_m^{(s)} ...
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How to break a long equation?

I have a long equation but long enough to occupy two lines. I want to break it to improve readability. How can I break it? \begin{equation} F = \{F_{x} \in F_{c} : (|S| > |C|) \cap (minPixels ...
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Centering two line caption in memoir

I'm struggling to center my two line captions. I'm using memoir and I want the second line to be the reference to where I got the figure from. I'm using the following code for the figure: ...
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seqsplit error: \SQSPL@scani has an extra }

I created some commands to allow me to easily handle Japanese text in Latex. Recently I added seqsplit to automatically break lines, as Japanese text is handled as a single word due to the lack of ...
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How can I reduce the width of a table?

I'd like to put this table in a page: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{ccccccccc} \hline \textbf{No.} & \textbf{Author (year)} & ...
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Center in a table if the result has at maximum two lines, otherwise try harder to squeze it on two lines (and then maybe center)

This has the second cell span over three lines: \documentclass[12pt,landscape,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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No newline before scientific units without using “~”

Is it possible to define a list of units (like ml, °C, nmol, eq., etc.) and forbid latex to insert a newline before those? I know it is possible to use a ~ between number an unit, but the above ...
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amsthm: \newtheoremstyle, headspace, \mbox{}, and lists

Q: How do I define a newtheoremstyle which will start the theorem text on a newline after the header even when the theorem text starts with a list, e.g., enumerate? If there's no way of doing this, ...
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Redefining \section command

I'm writing a draft of my notes with Latex. They are basically definitions related to a particular concept from different sources. Therefore I have used the command \section to highlight the concept ...
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New line after reaching margins

I wonder if there is a way to tell to WinEdt (or TexStudio) to start a new line when a word reaches the margins of a document. The reason is that I don't like to have long expressions and I don't ...
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Automatic line-breaks in tables?

I'm writing a short tabular CV that I have to add to my thesis. I thought a quick way would be to use a table for that purpose: \begin{tabular}{ll} 2009-present & very long text 1, very ...
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How to force long lines to automatically split into several to fit on the page? [duplicate]

Intro I have a list of elements in a tabular, where some elements of the last (3rd) column sometimes are long enough to overpass the width of the page. It is quite boring to have to go line by line ...
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Listings - break on whitespace+

I'm using listings for the first time, and have some rather long lines of code. I get that I can break lines automatically with breaklines=true, and I can break only on whitespace with ...
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unbold title and no line break for a subsection

How can we unbold the title of a subsection and suppress the line break, like it was done in the following image? The answers in the duplicate deal with how to do that for all the subsection. I want ...
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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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Avoid putting statements on the same line with algorithmicx

I'm writing a simple pseudocode, but I have a problem with a repeat..until block. Basically what happens is that the return statement that follows the end of this loop gets rendered on the same line ...
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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} \usepackage{lipsum,framed,amsmath} ...
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Newline in a table cell which is centered

This question may look like a duplicate but, none of the answers given to the possible duplicates contain the answer to this specific case. I have a tabular, say \begin{tabular}{ccc}. While adding a ...
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Proper way of line breaking [duplicate]

I know 2 options to break the line. Option 1: Abcdef\\ Ghijkl Result: Abcdef Ghijkl Option 2: Abcdef Ghijkl Result: Abcdef Ghijkl Are there any rules when to use which? PS: I'm using ...
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changing fontsize in pstricks

I'd like to create a contour diagram based off the following template \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add,pst-eucl} \psset { PointName=none, ...
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Title of beamer presentation runs outside the screen

the title does not continue on a second line but runs outside the screen Different .sty files are used but i'm not sure where the problem is located. The main .tex files is as follows ...
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Making url package customized break settings apply only to specific urls

I have an huge url consisting mostly of letters. I found Marco's answer to a url breaking question, and using \g@addto@macro{\UrlBreaks}{\UrlOrds} and \g@addto@macro{\UrlBreaks}{% ...
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Affiliations with multiple lines of information

I want to format affiliations for a paper in a certain way - so that is looks like the following I have tried the following code \title{TITLE} \author[1]{Author1} \affil[1]{School \\ University ...
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How can I add line feed after itemize?

How can I add line feed after itemize? Some vertical spacing would be even better, I think. My document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \usepackage{enumitem} \setlist[itemize]{label=--} ...
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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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Was the Knuth-Plass line breaking output ever subjected to a blind experiment?

Have any blind trials been organized to test to which extent "the average reader" prefers paragraphs typeset by the Knuth-Plass algorithm (or more advanced variants) over those typeset using the ...
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Writing additional \section commands

My company has a Word document with lots of styles based on the basic headings. I need to create LaTeX equivalents and am struggling with how to do so because I need to do more than just redefine ...
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How can I force a new line after a subsection?

I have this code: \subsection{Definitions} \subsection{Two important results} \textbf{Proposition}. Let $(\mathbb R^{n},d)$ be a metric space and suppose $X,Y\subset \mathbb R^{n}$ are compact ...
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The LaTeX \obeylines command not working for the entire document if document contains a table

I'm using MikTeX 9.6.0.5 on windows 8.1. The following displays all the four lines in a new line, as expected: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{obeylines} This is first line. And the ...
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Paragraph break only if insufficient space to end of line

I want to write source like Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet. \smallnote{Smaller.} and have it render so that if there is enough room for a \parindent plus the start of the \smallnote (the first word, ...
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Creating a newline breaks entire page?

I'm using LuaLaTeX and I tried using a template found at: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/deedy-resume-cv However, when I try running it using Texmaker, the page splits into 2. Any idea how I ...
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How to prevent \cite at the end of the sentence start a new line with a dot

When I end a sentence like this: Here is something you should read \cite{name}. Sometimes the end of the sentence coincies with the end of a row. In this case the next line begins with the dot at ...
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Selective breaking of biblatex urls?

Based on Avoiding inelegant splits on URLs, I have this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{trace} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Is it true that when using \newline to stay in horizontal mode, the information will be on the same page?

I read here that using \newline keeps horizontal mode engaged. Is it true, then, that when I opt for \newline in for example \noindent\rule{\textwidth}{\heavyrulewidth}\newline Here is some text. ...
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Why doesn't \newline work inside lstlisting?

I am new to LaTeX and am using a template provided by a friend: \subsection{P2P library} The library is implemented in C-Sharp and provides two basic facilities - maintaining a member list at every ...
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How to get long \texttt sections to break

I often format path names with \texttt which can be very long. Usually Tex will not break this text. The line will just create a hbox overflow. It looks like this: ................ ...C:\documents ...
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Hyphenating hyphens: how to change the default \discretionary

My language, Portuguese, have undergone another orthography reform (those committees simply can't avoid themselves from doing this mess from time to time.) Now we have to adapt, which brings us to my ...
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Long set description

I want to define the following set whose description is too long. How do I break it into two? $L_4 =\lbrace{ w \mid w \text{ every } 1 \text{ in } w \text{ is either preceeded or followed (not ...
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Which algorithms does (La)TeX use? [closed]

People often talk about the many "typesetting wonders" (La)TeX can do because of the countless algorithms it uses. But exactly what are these typesetting algorithms? Concrete examples I have gathered ...
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Paragraph skip preserving titlesec, titletoc, table of contents, list of figures and indentation

I have hard time dealing with paragraph skip while keeping titlesec/titletoc, table of contents, list of figures and indentation the same (this is a french book). I have the following class: ...