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

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Break line within a macro while writing to a file

I am trying to use (La)TeX as a macro pre-processor for a programming language. My idea is to use the VerbatimOut environment from the fancyvrb package to output essentially verbatim text, but using @ ...
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Asterism and similar breaking / non-breaking options

What are the options that can be considered an alternative to the old asterism (⁂) symbol ? I would like to denote a small break in the flow of the text, I noticed that this days many people like to ...
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To have underline in two lines?

Command \underline{bla bla ... bla} The content overflows like so at the moment How can you have underline without overflow to the margin?
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Textsuperscript and linebreak problem

I got a problem when doing cites and linebreaks. I configured natbib the following way: \usepackage{babelbib} \usepackage[super,square,numbers,sort&compress]{natbib} Now, citing multiple ...
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Preventing line shrinking with raggedright

Sometimes with \raggedright, if a line is too long, but only slighly so, it will be shrunk instead of broken up. Here is an example: \documentclass{article} \raggedright \begin{document} This is a ...
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jurabib: every field in a new line

I'm trying to make use of some of the features of jurabib-package which are quite essential for me now. But I'm still facing one problem: I use the package with the bibformat=tabular, which nearly ...
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How to make two line apex

I'd like to split the apex in two lines. I'm commenting a part of an equation with \overbrace and I need to split the comment in two line because it is too long. $$ x = \overbrace{y}^{very big ...
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Hyphen going into margin

I have the following issue with a hyphen going into the margin: As you can see, the Spatio-Temporal word has crossed the margin. How can I fix it in LaTeX? I am using the TeX template at ...
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Issues with justification

I was going through this tex files www.biostat.umn.edu/~brad/8400/HQuick_cv.tex‎. However, when I use this tex, the text is not justified properly See the words establishments, Experimental are ...
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Line goes out of paragraph, when I give hyperlink

I'm trying to hyperlink \url{http://brollace.blogspot.de/2012/03/havok-tutorial-content-tools-part-1.html.}, but when I compile it, the line goes out of the boundary of paragraph. Can anybody knows ...
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How can I make lines break automatically in multirow?

I want to obtain a table like the one in my attachment. Then I tried to use \hhline to draw horizontal lines. But I still have a problem about breaking lines automatically. The one that I want to ...
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Push long words in a new line

I have sometimes very long words, which are for example method names and so on. Is there any possibility to force LaTeX to push them to a new line, if they overflow the margins? It is possible to ...
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Is there a (standard) font with a literal end-of-line character in it?

For ... complicated ... reasons (which I'll explain in a moment), I want to be able to put a literal end-of-line character in my document. Simply putting ^^J results in an Ω. Looking at the ...
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Spacing between single line paragraph with lettrine

I'm having the following problem with lettrines and paragraph with a single line : \lettrine[lines=2, loversize=0.15, findent=1em, nindent=0em ]{1}{}% First step. \lettrine[lines=2, loversize=0.15, ...
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Author formatting of multiline quotes in margin

I use my own command to typeset quotes in the margin of my document using pdflatex and memoir, see the MWE below. Each quote consists of the actual quote itself and its author. The problem I have is ...
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Newline in \def

I can not solve my problem. I have definition: \def\mfTitle{askdj asldj asdlk jhasd kjhaslkjd asdas} and I would like add a newline into it: \def\mfTitle{askdj asldj asdlk \newline jhasd kjhaslkjd ...
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Reversing the effect of a \newline with the next command?

I'm using the harvard package and the agsm bibliography style. I'm aware that there are alternatives, e.g., natbib plus har2nat, and I will be looking into those in the not-too-distant future, but at ...
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Wrapping long lines that contain no spaces

I need to format extremely long strings of text. I would like to be able to specify their width, and have them wrap, with or without some special symbol to indicate that the line is wrapped. The ...
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Ugly linebreak in texniccenter

After the update some weeks ago to the new version of the texniccenter editor, the linebreaks have become very ugly. For instance, if ''... is positive.'' does not fit in the line, then before it ...
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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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How to break the make of a new line?

I'm trying to break the make of a new line by \begin{itemize} for a more appropriate view of longtable. I can't find how to achieve this. Any help, please ? \begingroup \setlength{\LTleft}{-20cm plus ...
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g-brief2 resize address window

I want to send a g-brief2 based letter with a very long address that does not fit the address window. The address is automatically hyphenated, which looks strange in this particular case. Does ...
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TikZ: Text alignment and line breaking

I have some troubles with text alignment along path in tikz. I made custom shape and wrote text along path inside it in the following way: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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tabularx - How to linebreak in the tabularx environment?

How can I add a linebreak between two tabularx environments in a single section ? \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt, oneside]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} % Nicer table style than the default ...
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References citation does not go in a new line [duplicate]

An image is more expressive then words... How you can see, the citation of a \bibitem does not go in a new line. This is my code: \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem[Documentazione ffmpeg x x x x ...
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Extra spacing before an equation when line nearly breaks

I am having difficulty with producing an MWE, but let me describe the issue. I have a large document with tons of equations and run into issues with spacing. Most of the time it is fine, everything ...
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Problem with references! Need to line-break urls

I am writing a paper and I have already added the references through bibtex. There is something I don't like about the online references, they get to stretched out, from one side of the page to the ...
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Alternative for `\linebreak` in inline math mode

Looking at this question and the chat that followed it, I was wondering what would be considered best practise to include line breaks in inline math mode (breqn does not quite work; there's some ...
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I want to force a justification to both sides after using \newline

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \begin{document} \noindent In year 1000 somebody wrote something\footnote{\emph{something}} because he wanted to. Some thought he is ...
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how to deal with Long URL in LaTeX

I am a green hand in LaTeX. I sought online and found a lot of posts about the question I asked. However, I cannot follow their instructions. Could anyone give me a hand ? (OS is ubuntu 12.04.) The ...
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How to split a long formula and make it beautiful?

My method: \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{epstopdf} \usepackage{inputenc} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \begin{split} ...
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New line without hyphenation, just break it at the end of the line

I have a question about the automatic line breaking in latex. Right now i wright some text and its formatting it like this: Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. ...
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Insert a new line without \newline command

I'm searching for inser a new line just push the "enter" button on the keyboard. Is there a solution? This is the "boring" way: \section{mySection} My really really really long text.\newline ...
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Expand abbreviation automatically at beginning of line

According to an tradition in Spanish typesetting (Martinez de Sousa, MELE4), the abbreviation etc. should be fully expanded to etcétera when it appears at the beginning of the line (Spanish page in ...
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Automatic line breaks of long numbers in listings

How can I automatically break long numbers in a listing? Redefining \lst@lettertrue doesn't work. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{ breaklines=true } ...
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Qtree Text Positioning

My document looks like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-qtree,tikz-qtree-compat} ...
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Behavior of \\ inside center environment

While trying to compile a title page for my dissertation I realized that I do not understand the behavior of \\. Consider the following MWE \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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How can I use natbib and make my reference list resemble apalike?

My question is related to here and here, but I could not yet find a satisfying answer. I will use the same example from this post. I like the apalike reference style but I have trouble with breaking ...
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ConTeXt: Scale font for text based on maximum width

Background Looking to devise a scaling factor for two fonts such that the text, when added to the final document, fits on one line. Example In the images below, the two fonts are the first ...
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Paragraph with a given aspect ratio?

I using tikz together with package varwidth, I find myself playing out with different values for paragraph width, so as to achieve an "optimal" aspect ratio. Ideally, I would have liked to have an ...
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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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How can I fix the width of the table?

I have a multi-column table but the width of last three column is float. I want it change line automatically when the text exceeds the table of too long to write in one line. Here is the image and ...
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Bleed into margins automatically to prevent orphans?

When I set my papers, it sometimes happens that the last line of a paragraph is very short, in extreme cases just a single word, perhaps a page number. I have set \clubpenalty to 10000, of course, ...
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How to insert a \special at every linebreak

How can I make TeX/LaTeX insert the token \special{lb} into the generated DVI command stream whenever a linebreak occurs? The listings package with its prebreak/postbreak option seems already close ...
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moving the whole word to next line when there is no free space

Is there any option in tabular that can move the whole word to the next line whenever the length of the word is greater than the fixed cell size? Currently I use \begin{tabular}{ | p{2cm} | } And ...
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Quote exceeding quote right margins

I have a quote that displays long chains of words, such as hippopotamus/hippo The quote environment does not break words, so I have text exceeding the right margin of the quote. How can I ...
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Suppress newline after macro

How can I suppress a newline that will be inserted afterwards by a macro? Is there any command that turns off newlines for exactly one time and turns it back on after the skipped one? Like ignoring ...
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Viva preparation document

In one of the doctoral thesis howto books (Rugg and Petrie, I think) the advice given is to prepare a document that summarises one page of your thesis per line of page. I'm interested in working with ...
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Preventing space instead of linebreaks

How to prevent space at a line break? a b c produces: a b c I want abc.
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How to I force a word to move to the end of the line?

How do I force my document to pull selected words to the end of each line (and to hyphenate them as well, if needed)? I have an old document. I know the page size and I think I've found the ...