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

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How to print in algorithmic package for some If condition or For loop in one line?

How to print \FOR{$j:=0,\ldots,i-1$} \STATE{$\C_{ij}:=\C_{ii}\cdot\C_{ij}$}; \ENDFOR in one line instead of two line?
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Suppress black box at end of line

Under TeX, when I write a line too long, it prints a fat black box at the end of the line. That is probably a feature, but I dislike it. How to turn that OFF? Is there a command-line option or ...
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Disallowing line break before dash (en dash and em dash)

In Polish typography dash (pol. myślnik) should not be put after a line break. Below you can find badly and correctly typed samples using en dash (pol. półpauza) and em dash (pol. pauza). ...
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Unwanted line breaks in middle of words [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent LaTeX from hyphenating the entire document? I have a two-column article with custom margins. In some points of the text, line breaks occur in the middle ...
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Adding overfull hbox 'slugs' to final document version

I'm using a documentclass which looks dramatically different in draft mode compared to final. I'm preparing my document for the final formatting, so I don't want to pass the draft option. However I ...
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Underlined blank that wraps

I'd like to create an "answer blank" in a document. It should basically look like an underline with nothing above it. I found a question about it ( How does one TeX a blank? ), but that doesn't deal ...
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Change style of printing acronyms with glossaries package

I'm using the glossaries package to define my acronyms and print them out. I'm using this style: \newglossarystyle{super3colleft}{% \renewenvironment{theglossary}% {\tablehead{}\tabletail{}% ...
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Linebreak in equations

I have a very simple LaTeX problem with the following LaTeX fragment: The function computes: \[ e \leftarrow (((x||a) + (y||b)) \oplus y,\\ r \leftarrow x + y \] The result should then be in ...
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Macro for tabbing with complex line breaks (or similar environment)

I have a complicated transcription with mid-line aligned text. I've been using tabbing to do it automatically, but it obviously doesn't do line breaks. I want to write a macro (unless something ...
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Breaking formulas before and after binary operators

Page 195 of the TeXBook reads: Although formulas within a paragraph always break after binary operations and relations, displayed formulas always break before binary operations and relations. ...
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How to visualize the underfull box in final output PDF files

I am finalizing a document. There are a few underfull vbox I just cannot figure out where they are. Sometimes it is easy to figure out which page is underfull vbox from the log file, but sometimes it ...
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How to allow line break in a long hyperlink in a PDF compiled by latex-dvips-ps2pdf?

I am using latex-dvips-ps2pdf steps with -Ppdf option passed to dvips. The following code snippet \documentclass{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{breakurl} ...
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Emergency stretch hook

Is there a way to automatically set parameters when emergency stretch is required? Here is my situation. After I implemented the solution chosen for unbreakable spaces in Bible verse references, I ...
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line break aware custom environment

I have a use-case where I would like to specify some special formatting for the text being input via the \input command. This text is customer's address being printed in some sort of a form. Ideally ...
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Fixing an overfull box

I have an overfull box in a French text which looks like this: The sequence at the end of the line is: d'Ananias~: \og Vous "Vous" cannot be hyphenated and \og inserts a non-secable space, so ...
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How can I make (La)TeX prefer to fill centered lines

My thesis formatting requirements ask for multiline chapter and section titles to be a maximum of 4.5 inches wide with any subsequent lines being wrapped such that they are sucessively shorter, ...
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Change text background within paragraph (with automatic linebreaks)

How do I change the text color as well as the text background color for e.g. a sentence within a paragraph? I know \textcolor for coloring the font and \colorbox for background coloring ...
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How to avoid line breaking after subsection in Memoir?

\documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{bbm} ...
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Knuth's line breaking algorithm

I'm trying to understand the basics of Knuth's line breaking algorithm. At the beginning of Chapter 12: Glue of his TeXbook, there is a figure like the one below. My question is: where did those ...
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What's the difference between \tolerance and \badness ?

I'm having some difficulty understanding this sentence on page 29, Chapter 6 of Knuth's TeXbook: Run TeX again, and begin this time by saying \hsize=2in \tolerance=1600 \input story ...
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“Allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode” breaks citations

In answering another question allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode, Stefan Kottwitz suggested two excellent ways to allow line breaks in inline math mode after ,. One way was to use the ...
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Unwanted line-breaking of hyphenated word in bibliography

In .bib file: @article{Kurahashi_Yokota2004, author = "Kurahashi, M. and Yokota, A.", title = "Agarivorans albus gen. nov., sp. nov., a $\gamma$-proteobacterium isolated from marine animals", journal ...
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How to format an inline source code

I have a document where I quiet often refer to source code element, such as class names, I wanted to format these strings differently, but at the beginning I didn't want to fiddle with various options ...
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revtex reporting underfull hbox at every newline

So I'm working on a seminar, and I was wondering, why revtex, every time I make newline after a paragraph (\), reports underfull hbox warning? I mean, everything looks fine once in pdf (I would expect ...
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Figure with long list of predicates and conjunctions (\wedge)

I have a figure with a long list of predicates connected with \wedge, here is the code: \begin{figure}[h] \small{ $ Defined\_in(subject\_state, concrete\_subject) ...
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How to use \sloppy for just some references?

I’m using XeLaTeX within MiKTeX and also the biblatex package for the literature. I’ve noticed that my bibliography set using \printbibliography is not set with the \sloppy option by default, which ...
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Control breaking of overlong section titles

I have following code: \section{This is some long text and probably it will be broken} I would like to prevent word division like: This is some long text and pro- bably it will be broken And the ...
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Prevent line breaking in inline math, but allow flexible spacing

How can I easily tell Latex to prevent line-breaks inside a part of an inline formula, without affecting inter-word spacing? Writing something like $ab(c+d)$ in Latex is bad: Latex might put a line ...
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How to adjust macro to respect current \linewidth?

I'm having issues with text going past the end of the specified \textwidth. I posted this question about why text was being placed beyond the specified line width. The MWE provided there produced ...
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Discouraging line break in an alignment

In the question Generate table with dynamic number of columns the OP posed a question to which my initial reaction was "No". However, now I've run into something interesting which, if I'm reading it ...
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Why is text being placed beyond the specified line width?

I thought that I knew a few things, but looks like I have some basic misunderstanding on how TeX is supposed to typeset material. I thought that settings by the geometry package would force the text ...
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How to prevent line break in citation with an argument?

If I cite a bibliography item with an additional argument, for example \cite[p.~6]{bib_item}, it can happen that there is a line break before the automatically inserted argument, such as: text ...
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Add a break between theorem head and theorem body if theorem note (the #3 arg) exists

I'm using the amsthm package for theorem style setting. I want the style like: Theorem 1 A triangle ... Theorem 2 (someone) A square ... that is, when the theorem includes a note, the ...
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bibtex large spacing

I couldn't find a solution to my problem searching. Apologies if it has been asked before. My problem is: on a few of my bibliography entries, there are massive spaces in the text to pad out the ...
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How do you get TeXShop to automatically insert line breaks?

As I am using version control (hg) it is convenient to have hard line breaks in my tex files. Is there a way to set up TeXShop so that it automatically inserts line breaks? (For instance, as I ...
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Line break in the table item

I am creating table in LaTeX and I need to get the text to perform line break automaticaly when it's too long. And if possible, I'd like to get the text alignment to the left. Is it possible to handle ...
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Passing text containing linebreaks as command or environment parameter?

I just tried to write some commands which used its argument to check whether they were empty (isempty{...} from package ifthen) or not. The problem was that the text to check contained a linebreak, ...
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ragged2e: “newcommands” option produces “underfull \hbox” warnings

The ragged2e package provides the commands \Centering, \RaggedRight and \RaggedLeft for setting ragged text while allowing hyphenation. The package offers a newcommands option that sets the standard ...
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Biblatex: Removing underlining of journal title and enabling line break of it

I'd like to use authoryear-comp for my bibliography. However, I'd like to suppress underlining the journal title that seems to be set default. Also, I got the problem that a line break is not ...
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Using inferrule with beamer

I am using the mathpartir package for its inferrule macro, which suits my needs very well when it comes to 'normal' document classes (article, book). However, when trying to work with the beamer ...
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Disallow hyphenated words go into the margin in section heading

I had a long section heading that the last word will hyphenate at the end, which goes into the margin. Minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Avoiding a line break at the beginning of an enumerate

How can I avoid the line break at the begin of an enumerate environment? I've noticed that theorem-style environments succeed in doing so. I'm using the enumitem package and my concrete example is: ...
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Macro with \n doesn't work, not sure why.

I created a macro called \code to wrap all the code fragments in my book, \newcommand{\code}[1]{\emph{#1}} But for some reason when I use this \code{\\n}, I never get the \n displayed. For some ...
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Insert \nobreak into subsection title in titletoc's \titlecontents star version

I want the label and title of subsection typsetting as a paragraph but NEVER break down in a subsection title. Say, the code below \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titletoc} \titlecontents* ...
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Put long formulas on new line/pgf tikz?

Sometimes I have to work with long formulas that can (or I want) not be split over two lines. I'm trying to write a macro that sent the formula at the new line if the formula would go over the margin. ...
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LaTeX word wrapping poorly

LaTeX is not word wrapping this anything close to sanely: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \geometry{margin=1in} ...
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\hfill after linebreak

I have a simple text. Right after the end of the text I use \hfill to get some words right aligned. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur ...
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Phantom and line break

I want to make a cloze test using LaTeX. My Idea was to use the \phantom command to produce the space: Some text \underline{\phantom{some text to complete}} some more text. Now the problem is that ...
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How to properly break text with lots of inline formulas?

I have the following document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \textbf{Theorem:} $\forall x_0\cdots\forall x_{n+2}( \forall x_{n+3}(x_{n+3}\in x_{n+1}\leftrightarrow ...
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Line breaking of URLs in bibliographies

I have a problem with the line break of an URL. The URL can´t break correct and extends into the border. I´ve tried some things. Amongst others I loaded the package breakurl, but without any success. ...