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

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Why can't I break this formula into two lines? [duplicate]

\begin{align} V_{\alpha \beta} = \left\langle (K_{il} E_{i j}^{\alpha} K_{j m} \delta_l \delta_m + 2 \epsilon_i \delta_m E_{i j}^\alpha K_{j m} + \epsilon_i \epsilon_j E_{i j}^{\alpha} - N_{i j} E_{i ...
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How to prevent line break within a (multiple) citation

I sometimes cite two or three references. When the citation is at the end of the line, latex inserts a line break. How can I prevent this from happening? I already tried what was suggested here ...
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Horizontal space before TikZ picture

The horizontal bar from the following MWE does not start at the left edge of the paper as expected, but rather a bit more to the right. The line is 17cm long and the page width is also 17cm, which ...
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Adding line break without hyphen

I'm writing a lab report about gene sequencing, and I have to put a large sequence of nucleotides. I don't really intend to put it on a special box, just add it as if it were another paragraph only ...
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Line breaks introduced in database export as extra lines in table

I am automating the producing of tex files using an access database with many different types of fields. One, a memo field that will contain an itemized list i.e. visible tex including \begin{itemize} ...
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Have a macro evaluate to different stuff depending on whether it will be hyphenated

Given a command like this \newcommand{\AB}{$\textsf{A} \subseteq \textsf{B/string}$} is it possible to have the string evaluate to something like \newcommand{\ABhyp}{\textsf{A} is contained in ...
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Can I mark when there is a line break in inline math?

Sometimes a line break inside inline math is acceptable and sometimes it detracts from the message. I'd like to be able to see exactly where such breaks (meaning any line break during inline math ...
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Lines in bibliography too long [closed]

I have some lines in my bibliography that are printed too long while this is not the case for other long items. See the image for at the word International (item 77) How to solve this? Latex code ...
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Avoiding line breaks for file extensions

I have made a system to list a lot of LaTeX files, and I wanted to include the path to all the files, in order to be able to quickly copy-paste it. These paths can get quite long, and fiddling around ...
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Overfull hbox in lstinline

I have defined new command like this: def\inline#1{\lstinline[breaklines=true, basicstyle=\ttfamily]{#1}} Now I can say something like this in my document: \inline{my_file.cpp} But here is the ...
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how to get a newline in \fbox?

I am trying to have two lines in inside \fbox but is not working. Below is my code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{vietnam} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Exhaustive Search} ...
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URL rendering incorrectly in PDF [duplicate]

So this text, in my LaTeX file In a report for the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice earlier this year ...
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How to get Line breaking in Math Tuple in a definition [duplicate]

See the MWE below. The tuple falls outside the margin. If I make the sentence a bit shorter or longer then it works fine. So this is unreliable. Now I can off course force line break before the ...
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Merge consecutive linebreaks

I have something like this : %\newcommand{\maybehide}[1]{#1} \newcommand{\maybehide}[1]{} \newcommand{\thing}[1]{#1} \newcommand{\bigthing}[1]{#1} \bigthing{ \thing{1}\\ \maybehide{\thing{2}}\\ ...
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Allowing line break at C++ operators ('::', '->', …) in \lstinline

The following picture shows my problem: How can I tell \lstinline to break lines at specific C++ operators? For example: FooFactory::instance()->createFoo() should be broken as follows: ... ...
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Inserting \\ with a command doesn't do the same thing as inserting it directly

I'm using the mathpartir package and I have some code generated (by LyX) that puts an environment (that I'll call lines) in the \inferrule* and it seems to bother pdflatex whenever there are more than ...
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Define amount of space after \newline, \\, or \linebreak

How do I define the amount of vertical space there are after all new lines? I am looking for something that works like this: \define{x = 4} blah blah blah blah \\[x pt] blah blah \\[x pt] Where I ...
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Automatically avoid linebreaks before symbols and numbers

I want to have latex avoid starting a line with a number or symbol. Or at least print some sort of warning (similar to an overfull hbox warning). I know I can manually wrap each situation where this ...
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Line break with supertabular won't work

So, I have a really long list of symbols that I decided to create with supertabular. I'd like the table to split as it goes over to the second column, so I used {multicols}{2} but I found out that it ...
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2-line leaf in tikz qtree [duplicate]

How can I get two lines of leaf text in tikz-qtree? Specifically what I want is to have a word with a gloss under it. So for example, the leaf would be "Tisch" with the gloss "'table'" directly ...
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Breaking line inside a set

How can I write \[A=\Bigg\{\alpha\in \mathbb{Z}G : \alpha\ \text{is a unit in}\ \mathbb{Z}G\ \text{with}\ \varepsilon(\alpha)=1\ \text{and}\ \alpha+\Delta(G,G')\ \text{has finite multiplicative ...
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How to prevent line breaks in code listings?

I am adding a big Linux terminal output as a listing and would like to prevent these line breaks from happening: e.g. user@pc ~ $ top PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM ...
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What is the command to add newline linebreak in \sum \prod? [duplicate]

I am sure this question or similar has been asked but I cannot find it by searching so adding it to make it more accessible: what is the command/environment to add newline linebreak in \sum \prod so ...
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Preformatted text using ConTeXt's \startlines

This is a follow-up question to ConTeXt equivalent to LaTeX's \linebreak with full justification Include original page images for side-by-side comparison + SyncTex I am using the ...
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Spacing between quote marks, letters and footnote number (xeCJK)

At the end of a line, a break sometimes happens between a quotation mark and the number of a footnote, while using xeCJK with xelatex. MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{xeCJK} ...
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Text is spilling over the margin with standard margin settings

I have default margin settings, but certain text is spilling over the margin boundary. It happens when the final word on the line includes a hyphen. For example, if eye-movement happens to be at the ...
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French bis/ter/quater/quinquies section numbering with manual line breaks

As a follow-up to my previous Question French section numbering using bis, ter, etc, I'm attempting to manually add line breaks in my section titles that show up in the body of the text as intended ...
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Can't get teletype \texttt to move to next line

I'm having a problem that, whenever I have a lengthy region of \texttt{} at the end of a line where it continues to trail off rather than wrapping to the next line. Here is a MWE: ...
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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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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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\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 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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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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How can I make the appendix one column to fit my very long equations? And also keep equations from running off the page?

The rest of the document is two columns, just the appendix needs to be one column to fit the equations. Here is the code, any help greatly appreciated! ...
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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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Balancing lines in two-column document containing figures

How to balance lines in two-column document that contains figures? In other words - how to set the vertical margins of figure with caption so that the line after the figure corresponds to the line in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Figure caption has line break problems when using subfig

I'm using the subfig package and I'm getting words that are broken in captions. Can anyone explain why, or how to stop it? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper, draft]{report} \usepackage{gensymb} ...