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

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break an long line in an algorithm

I have a long line in an algorithm and want to break it into two lines. For similar case in equations, split can be used. How do I do this within an algorithm? \documentclass{article} ...
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How to make a line break in a TikZ matrix cell?

Can I use TikZ's own tools to make a line break in the matrix cells or do I have to use a tabular-environment or a \parbox? MWE (doesn't work, I included the faulty code) \documentclass[ 11pt ...
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Listing, zebra effect and broken lines

In Creating a zebra effect using listings, I've found one solution to produce a zebra effect for listing. Unfortunately, this only works if the lines are not broken. Is there a way to fix this? Here ...
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Why \\ does not go to new line in equation?

\begin{equation*}\label{eq:pareto mle2} A_0 = \frac{1}{(\alpha+t_x)^{r+s+x}}{}_2F_1\left(r+s+x,x+1;r+s+x+1;\frac{\alpha-\beta}{\alpha + t_x} \right ) "\\\" <br> - ...
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How to right-justify URLs inside a table?

I have a table containing a URL, and I want the URL to break so that the URL is right-justified along with the other text. In my example below you can see that the last few lines are not ...
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Prevent longtable to split cells while using \hline

although the question seems to be trivial and to be answered several times, I have not found a solution yet :-( I'm using a longtable to describe a set of computer benchmarks. Each benchmark entry ...
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Line breaks in part of the equation in math mode - how to?

Does anybody know how to do this: Thank you!
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Line breaks in custom command that uses tabular environment

I am using a resume template I found here - http://www.davidgrant.ca/latex_resume_template There is a custom command, based around the tabular environment, which is in the MWE below. I would like to ...
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Problem with dash using XeLaTeX

I am writting with LaTeX my bachelor thesis. I am using XeLaTeX because you can easily highlight text with the xesearch package. My problem is that words with a dash like HTML-Request are not broken ...
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“and” in citation in the end of row

I write my article in Czech language where "and" = "a" and this little word can't be in the end of the row... how can I force bibtex not to write "and" (or anything else) in the end of the row in ...
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Avoiding “rivers” in successive lines of type

This question led to a new feature in a package: impnattypo The following quote is from James Felici, The Complete Manual of Typography (2003), p. 161: Rivers occur when word spaces stack ...
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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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two columns column breaks

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper,BCOR10mm,DIV11,toc=listof,parskip=full]{scrbook} class and two columns there via "\twocolumn". It works fine mostly but in some instances of the texts involved I have the ...
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Putting an equal sign both at the end and at the beginning of the line (dmath)

I'm using dmath for my equations, because it breaks lines automatically. I've been taught that if I have two formulae separated by an equal sign and they are on different lines then the equal sign ...
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Any way to check with a macro if an equation is too long to fit into a single line?

I have some very long equations which span a few lines. I'd like to Break lines automatically. Pagebreak. Have an equals sign both at the end of the first line and at the beginning of the second ...
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Align split equation to the margins

How to align a two-lined equation such that the first line left aligns with the surrounding text and the second line right aligns with the surrounding text? Example (where the pipes denote the left ...
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Custom line breaks in biblatex bibliography entries

I'm using biblatex with bibstyle=authoryear option. I'd like to customize the style to insert a line break after the year in each bibliography entry. Currently, an entry looks like this I'd like ...
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Obtain \badness or glue adjustment for each line

This might be interesting for perfectionists and/or fastidious typesetters who would like to improve the document even further (beyond the beyond the magnificence of a book with zero bad boxes). We ...
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Right-align the prebreak symbol in a listings environment

I’m using the breaklines and prebreak option with listings, but I find it visually not very pleasing that the prebreak-symbols are not vertically aligned. I’d prefer if they were all on the very right ...
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How can I force to print exactly at the end of the line? [duplicate]

I would like to force a linebreak, but at the same time I would like to force LaTeX to print at the and of the line, so I would like no space at the and of the line!
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How does (or, what happens when) Tex typeset(s) a line and linebreak?

I could not find references to this with a cursory search, so I thought I'd post a question; I'm aware this is probably discussed at length in the Tex book or similar, but unfortunately I don't have ...
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Linebreak followed by bracket

I tried to find a topic here on this (possible problem) but I didn't. I reported it at TeXstudio SF but Tim Hoffmann pointed me that it is not a problem of editor. After tested with nano and ...
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Line break and text arent working

I am new to LaTeX and I am having trouble with \text and line breaks. My code is as such $$\text{if} y^{(t)} \neq h(x; \theta, \theta_{0}) \text{then} \\ \theta^{(k+1)} = \theta^{k}+ ...
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Line break “no line to end”

I would like to know how to force a gap say in this instance: \subsection{$K\nsubseteq L$}<br> [Line break here]<br> In the next three results that follow, ... Naively using \newline or ...
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Skipping line after “Proof” in proof environment

Like the OP in Is it possible to skip the first line in a theorem environment?, I would like to be able to skip a line after the word "Proof" so that the first line of the proof is actually part of ...
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Bibliography URLs missing part when using lmodern [duplicate]

I'm creating a document that contains urls in the bibliography. That works just fine and the urls are broken to new lines at appropriate points. The only issue I have is that the two pdf viewers I've ...
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multiple aligns and line breaking

I am trying to have multiple alignment in my equation in addition to line breaking. Here is a mwe illustrating my problem: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Allow line break, but without inserting a dash

I have a sentence that contains a number of long dataset names. I would like to allow LaTeX to break these names at certain positions that I would like to specify somehow just like I can use \- to ...
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Section break that displays content iff it occurs in middle of a page

I'm trying to create a section break that will display a separator when it occurs in the middle of a page, but display nothing if it lies at the top or bottom of a page, where there's nothing to be ...
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How to respect 80-character limit per line of text in source code

Suppose I have a long line of italicized text in a report or other document. If it is more than 80 characters long, I may want to move everything after the 79th column position to the next line in ...
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Manually break biblatex entry like date or number

I am running Biblatex with Biber and TexnicCenter with Miktex. How do I manually break the date or put it on the next line if it is at the end of an entry (ISO 8601, has to be broken or on a new ...
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How come the tilde ~ sometimes does not behave like non-breaking space?

This is again one of the behaviors that are quite difficult to catch in a reconstructible (and simple) example, so one has to resort to animations. Basically, the issue is this: the tilde (~) is ...
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Text is not fitting the column

I want my texts to continue in the next line instead of continuing in the other column. How can I manage this? My code is : ![enter image description here][1] ...
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Does \\* within footnotes have any effect?

One is taught that \\* is an alternative to the line-breaking \\ that tries (often unsuccessfully) to inhibit a page break. Normally \\* would be used in ordinary ("body") text. (And I hereby ...
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Remove space in Emails

In a paper I need to remove spaces between two emails of an author with two affiliations. The code is below: \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn,letterpaper]{article} \begin{document} \title{Title} Author ...
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LaTeX doesn't break lines with capitalized words to the end properly

I have a text like: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur BRANDNAME sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero ...
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How do I separate items within a line so that the separator automatically does not appear at either end, and items are not line-broken?

In my CV, I have lists that look like this: wizardry \tdot fluid dynamics \tdot applied bear wrangling \tdot calculus \tdot [...] where \tdot is a \textperiodcentered character along with some ...
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bigdelim and text with multiple lines

I have a table with a common label for multiple lines. Using bigdelim I place brackets to give explanations. My explanation has too much text for one line, so I would like it to break over multiple ...
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Listing package showing newline after the last line of code

I haven't been able to suppress this newline only with configuration. In the listings documentation it is said that the showlines option if set to false won't let the newline appears, but that is not ...
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How to automatically keep the indentation level when a line has to be broken

I'm using the algpseudocode package with two custom commands, \Let and \LongState to handle automatic indentation of (broken) long lines in the spirit of Werner's answer, which uses \parbox to wrap ...
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Text moving outside of justification margins [duplicate]

Apologies if the title is incorrect, but I'm not entirely sure how to describe the issue I am having. Please see the image below for clarification. The text should be justified, but in random spots of ...
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Hyperref + \url: long URL with dashes won't break

I've discovered a rather weird behaviour of PdfLaTeX. In this example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[breaklinks]{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Breakable fill-in blanks

What is a good way to create blank space (preferably, underlined -- it is to be filled in by hand when document is printed) that takes up all the remaining space on a line. The blank space may appear ...
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Why graphics do not respect the end of line?

I see this all the time, inline graphics (in this case tikz picture) do not obey line breaks and flow like a word. In this example document, there are no forces new lines and the picture sticks out ...
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Word stacking in math mode

I have this wordy equation and don't have much room in my two-column article style. I want to stack small expressions with a "partial line break", so as to save room. I figured it out, but it isn't ...
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very bad underfull hbox

I would like to include a progress bar in my presentation and, when in draft mode, a page number below the progress bar. I have the code to do this, and it looks great, but I get one instance of this ...
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Why no vertical-mode Knuth-Plass?

I have only basic knowledge of the TeX internals, so I hope what I am saying here is not complete nonsense. If I understand correctly, in TeX, horizontal positioning / line breaking is done using a ...
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How to break line of subscript under min?

$$ \min_{c^{(1)}, c^{(2)}, \cdots, c^{(m)}; \\ \mu_1, \mu_2, \cdots, \mu_K} \frac{1}{m} \sum_{i=1}^m \left\lVert \vec{x}^{(i)} - \mu_{c^{(i)}} \right\rVert $$ The \\ does not seem to do the trick? ...
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How can I prevent TeX hyphenating one occurrence of a word (locally)?

I'm currently typesetting a test using the exam class and the test consists of some True or False statements. Some statements span a couple of lines, but some could fit in a single line, except for ...
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How to keep a short word together with the rest of the sentence?

I'm writing an article. In a certain paragraph, the last sentence is spread over two lines. The second line is just a short word ('in') and that's a bit ugly. Is there an easy way to keep it together ...