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

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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 (\\). ...
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Setting color text to improve eye movement from the of one line to the start of the next? [duplicate]

The web site http://www.beelinereader.com/ provides a chrome browser extension which colorizes paragraphs so that moving your eyes from one line to the next is much quicker than with just black ...
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Adjust the indentation whithin the algorithmicx-package when a line is broken

I have this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Minimal Working Example for my Problem} ...
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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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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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How do I make LaTeX push long citations to a new line?

When I use the \cite command for my citations, often LaTeX will overflow the margins for my lines, and the text looks pretty bad. How can I make LaTeX push long citations to the next line ...
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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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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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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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Adding a blank line in algorithm2e

Is there any way to add a blank line in algorithm2e? I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[linesnumbered]{algorithm2e}% http://ctan.org/pkg/algorithm2e \begin{document} ...
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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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What is the difference between \newline and \\?

As far as I know, \\ and \newline both insert a new line. But they do not have an identical expansion and tracing shows they do not execute the same commands, so what is their difference?
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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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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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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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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 avoid citations being placed on a new line when \blockcquote ends with a list?

When csquotes's \blockquote and displaycquote ends with a list the citation is put on the next line after the list rather than directly after the last list item. Can one force csquotes to place the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Avoid line break between em-dash and the next word

I'm writing a text in Spanish, and I have a phrase wrote between em-dashes (that work like parentheses). The problem is that if the "opening" em-dash is too near the end of the line, then it may ...
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\medskip doesn't seem to work

I've just begun using TeXShop but seem to have come across a problem - I have a centered section that uses a \medskip right after a newline. Like so: \begin{center} Some text \\ Some subheading \#1\\ ...
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In-line \verb — overfull hbox problem

I'm having a problem that I've had before and I'm tired of hacking my way through it and hope that there is some supported solution. I'll go ahead and create a document for example: \documentclass ...
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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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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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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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Make the lines of a description item line up

I am trying to line up the lines of a single description item. When I introduce a line-break or when the line becomes to long, the new line isn't lined up with the first one. I'm aware of the fact ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Break Lines in minted environment

Usually when adding code in a LaTeX document, I use the listings package. When trying to modify and personalise styles in listings, @1010011010 suggested to use the minted package. To be quite frank, ...
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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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When to use \par and when \\

What is the difference between \par and \\ and when should I use \par instead of \\?