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

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Error with table

\begin{table}[ht] \makebox[\textwidth][c]{ \begin{tabular}{ccccc} \hline \hline [] & [] & [] & [] & []\\ [] & [] & [] & [] & []\\ ...
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Linebreak after section number in memoir toc?

I'm trying to finish my thesis and have received a bunch of formatting corrections that I need to do, one of which I'm beating myself senseless trying to figure out. I have to make the chapter ...
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Badbox with Bibtex, how to fix it?

The problem: How to fix bad boxes done by bibtex? Latex copy and paste bibtex formatted entries to the text, but these entries exceed the correct space. Details: I using main.tex with this header: ...
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Include a line break in algorithmic while maintaining indentation

I have this code: \DeclareCaptionFormat{algor}{% \hrulefill\par\offinterlineskip\vskip1pt% \textbf{#1#2}#3\offinterlineskip\hrulefill} ...
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tocloft recipe to simulate the titlecontents* behaviour of titletoc [closed]

I can't use titletoc, since there are incompatibilities between this package and others that I am using. However, tocloft works fine. I would like to simulate the \titlecontents* effect using ...
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Begin document with blank lines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Start off a page by adding vertical space I'm entirely new to LaTex, but I've been googling for a while and haven't found out how to do the following: How can I start a ...
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Automatic line breaking of long lines of text?

Here, it is just a example. I have a line: aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Now, I want to let LaTeX automatically ...
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How to deal with very long lines that do not contain spaces?

I have a problem with a lstlisting environment. I want to use it for displaying several very long lines that can not be reformatted. Independently of the option breakatwhitespace=true or false my ...
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How to linebreak part ToC entries using tocloft/titletoc and the book class

I'm currently writing a LaTeX document in the book documentclass. In my ToC I want the actual titles of certain entries (parts in my case) to come in a newline after a generic name of the section-type ...
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How to create newlines?

I am new to Latex and found out how to use it a bit. Newlines are created by \\ I get the following error: \\ can only appear in a matrix or array How do you create newlines between matrix or ...
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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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Why gap + indent after \\ and [return]

I'm using TeXLive (pdftex) with TexShop on my Mac and usually, I don't format my .tex files. Now that I have to write some bigger ones, the code soon gets too messy to read and I tried to insert some ...
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New line after paragraph? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: paragraph style - how to force line break? \paragraph{} \\ - make paragraph a header? I have the following problem. I have a paragraph and only after this single ...
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Automatic line breaking for two-column text

I am using the following document class: \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} Unfortunately, the two columns of output text just look horrible as they are not properly aligned on the right-hand side ...
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How can I create my own listings style/format?

I'm trying to format some SQL statements using the listings package. It looks OK for small statements but the long ones look bad. select * from Customers where C_nID=10; to select * from customers ...
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Line breaking words with apostrophe gets overflows

I'm using this Latex document class (that's the class used for the CHI/TEI conferences) and I'm facing a strange problem with automatic newlines with words having apostrophes: in Italian we are used ...
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Is it possible to have hyphenations in \underlined{text}?

In a document I was writing, I had some really long captions and I wanted to emphasize the important parts in them. I tried to use \underline{} but no hyphenation was used at both the caption and at ...
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Line breaks in subfig

I'm trying to put some text in a subfloat using the subfig package. (It's supposed to be part of the figure, not the caption.) I can't figure out how to add a line break. When I try this code: ...
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Table of contents (minitoc, parttoc) and line breaks

I have to make a table of contents for each part of a book document. I use minitoc package, and \parttoc command. I have line breaks (\\) in the chapters and sections titles in both [] and {} ...
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New line in math mode and indent this line

How can I have a indented new line in math mode? The line after \newindentedline should be indented and start in a new line. \[ X \subset Y \Rightarrow \forall x \in X: x \in Y \newindentedline ...
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Newline within underbrace in math environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I force a line break within \text{…}? In the MWE below, is it possible to force a line break in the text under the Z so that the overall equation is more ...
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Force line break inside a \lim argument in align environment

Inside an align environment I have a \lim with two variables which should be displayed in two lines: \begin{align} ... f & = \lim _ {a \rightarrow -\infty \linebreak b \rightarrow \infty} ... \\ ...
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Use of marginpar: problems with Underfull \hbox

I'm using the latex commnad \marginpar{}, however for some reason I get the warning: Underfull \hbox <badness 10000> in paragraph ... each time I create a comment on the margin. Is there ...
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How to remove the extra line?

I use this command to show the headword in dictionary. \newcommand{\entry}[2]{\hangpara{2em}{1}\textsf{\textbf{#1}}\ #2 \markboth{#1}{#1}\par}\nopagebreak[4] When the headword is exactly as long as ...
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How to prevent contents of verbatim text from running off the page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Verbatim environment that can break too long lines? How to prevent contents of verbatim text from running off the page? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Section titles, hyphenation, manual line breaks - and how to avoid them

I have several section titles in my document that are getting hyphenated, which is quite ugly. I am now looking for some way to avoid the hyphenation, which is is somewhat related to this question, ...
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How to avoid a linebreak before a comma?

I just had a problem with a linebreak after a word ending with a hyphen which was followed by a comma. This example shows the problem: (The example is constructed, but this just occurred to me in a ...
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Macro to convert 'multi-line' text to 'single-line' (remove line breaks?)

Consider the following example: \documentclass{minimal} \def\myMultiLineText{% Line One Line One \\ % Line Two Line Two \\ % Line Three Line Three \\ % Line Four Line Four % } \begin{document} ...
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Forcing new line after item number in enumerate environment

How can I force the text of an enumerate item to start on a new line below the item number?
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Is it still worthwhile to let TeX try line-breaking without hyphenation?

Here's TeX's line-breaking approach (as I understand it) in a nutshell: If \pretolerance is positive, try to break a paragraph into lines without inserting discretionary hyphens and without ...
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How to prevent LaTeX from line-breaking a phrase?

How can I prevent LaTeX from putting line-breaks into a phrase? I could replace dashes with "~ and spaces with non-breaking spaces, but I'm looking for a more general solution in case I need other ...
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How to define the badness of a river?

I've written an algorithm to try and detect rivers in paragraphs and it actually detects quite a lot when I run it. Some of them are clearly false positives, but there are others that are indeed ...
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How can I prevent inline math formulas from overflowing into the margin?

When I compile my document in LaTeX, some formulas in the document in math mode, between $ $, go into the right margin area beyond all the text. Is there a way to fix this aesthetic problem?
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Get the Length of the Rest of a Line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to measure the remaining space of a line of text? I have some text and want to put a \hrulefill at the end following by a period. However, if the text of ...
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Ensure minimal length of last line

This question led to a new feature in a package: impnattypo One rule in French typography is that the last line of a paragraph should not be shorter than the double of the indentation of the ...
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Can I have the \overfullrule rule colored in pdfLaTeX?

I know that I can use \overfullrule=5pt to get overfull lines marked with a black marker. I am using pdfLaTeX. Is there a way I can get this marker or something similar in magenta instead?
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LaTeX not hyphenating properly, text running off page

I'm having a problem with LaTeX not hyphenating $\beta$-galactosidase, and the word as a result running off the page. I have narrowed down the problem to a particular package, as a bare minumum LaTeX ...
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How to display only certain lines of a paragraph?

From reading Knuth's TeX Book (Chapter 14 How TeX Breaks Paragraphs into Lines), I understand that entire paragraphs are read in and then "massaged" by the "line-breaking algorithm" in an optimal way ...
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Character on hanging list

I'm the maintainer of the ledmac package (for critical editions). I would like to have the possibility to start all the lines with hanging indentation with some chosen character, like this (where ...
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Formatting FAQ lists in LaTeX

I want to format a list of "Question + Answer" pairs in a TeX-document. In HTML I use the <dl> command: http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/lists.html, e.g.: <dl> ...
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Linebreak before URL with biblatex/alphabetic

Using biblatex with alphabetic style, how could I insert a line break (\\ or \linebreak) before the URL output (with the aim to have less linebreaks within URL)? (I use url and hyperref) Slightly ...
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one-letter word at the end of line

This question led to a new feature in a package: impnattypo I come from Poland and I'm writing some text in my native language. One of our typography standards is that we do not leave ...
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Repetition of a word on two lines

This question led to a new feature in a package: impnattypo There have been questions about rivers asked in the past. I'm wondering about words that are repeated in the same place on two ...
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varioref hyperlinks go outside the text boundary

I'm using the varioref package to get descriptive references. When used with the hyperref package, the links will often go outside of the text boundary, as demonstrated in the MWE below. If I set ...
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Automatically breaking formulas [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I split an equation over two lines I am trying to compile my papers into Kindle readable PDF files. I can get pretty good outputs by just changing the height and ...
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Formula out of margin

I got some issues while writing a formula in LaTeX. I have to print this in my document: \textit{P3ACM}: $ \left \langle \left \langle ( 09.00, 18.00 ) , \{ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursady, ...
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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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Newline in table cell possible?

I am trying to add linebreaks in my table cell but found that LyX doesn't allow me to. How can I insert a newline inside a table cell?
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Censor text spanning multiple lines

I'd like to censor or hide some text while replacing it with the appropriate amount of white-space. The replacement text cannot be searchable. The text to be hidden usually exists in the LR mode. The ...
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Automatically breaking a line before an in-line mathematical expression

How do I automatically break the line before mathematical expression without using \\ Minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} text text text ...