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

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Double backslash \\ does not work in equation environment

My problem is that inside equation environment double backslash \\ does not seem to work as expected to force a line break: \begin{equation*} \fontsize{12}{15} \text{1. (a) State the ...
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How to prevent line break in a long line on the title page?

I am trying to design a very simple title page for my thesis. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Line break after lstlisting not working

I just started working with Latex so this may sound like a very nooby question. I put some code in a lstlisting and after that I want to add some blank line and then the "Define the bla bla" line. ...
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Manual line break in Glossaries name

I found somewhere here a way to define my own glossary-style: \newglossarystyle{superglossarystyle} { \setglossarystyle{super} \renewenvironment{theglossary} { \tablehead{} ...
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Newline is not working with parbox and usebox

I would like to save data to a savebox (or any other storage element) in iterations. At the end I would like to put each datapoint in a framebox and then in a frambox container with a given width. ...
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How can I right-align a quotation attribution, on the same line as the quotation if possible?

Often quotations are set with the attribution aligned right: The attribution is on a new line after the quotation. Suppose however, that there were enough empty space on the last line of the ...
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LaTeX error with moderncv

I can't seem to figure where the problem is, and why the file wont compile. I'd be grateful if someone could help me. Here is the LaTeX code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % Font sizes: ...
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Newline in a table cell which is centered

This question may look like a duplicate but, none of the answers given to the possible duplicates contain the answer to this specific case. I have a tabular, say \begin{tabular}{ccc}. While adding a ...
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badness for lines without glue?

I want to typeset a special paragraph which have some penalty items inside it but no glue. TeX always produces an overfull box for this paragraph. I have two questions: What is the line badness if ...
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how to avoid breaking a line in dmath mode?

I tried all 3 options above that I have seen recommended in other threads/answers, but none seem to work \begin{dmath} P (A>B \cap A>B+C)=P(A>B+C)=P(A=\nolinebreak 3 \cap B=\nolinebreak 1 ...
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Insert a character at beginning of each line after the current one?

I'm looking for a way to obtain automatically the following layout of French "continuous guillemets", used in old typography when a citation includes another citation that spreads over several lines ...
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How to get a new line in rtf2latex2e?

I am using rt2latex2e to convert .rtf files to LaTeX in Windows 8.1. It is working fine. But I am not able to find the line break. E.g.: converted as: 21 women's 1 day work = ...
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Underlined titles in bibliography with biblatex and ulem packages

I want to underline all titles in a bibliography using the biblatex package with Biber backend and the ulem package. biblatex seems to break ulem's line breaking capabilities. Please consider the ...
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no new lines in lyx output from the latex code insertion

\begin{widetext} \begin{displaymath} a+b=c;\\ d+e = f;\\ e+m = n;\\ \end{displaymath} \end{widetext} I am using the above code as an inserted Tex Code in Lyx ...
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Paragraph break adjustment [duplicate]

I've been encountering an issue regarding the spacing between paragraphs: In this particular page, as there is a new section starting right on the next page, the paragraphs are stretched in order ...
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ArabXeTeX ignoring \allowbreak

I've got an issue with XeLaTeX ignoring \allowbreak on lines that overflow by a small amount. I've tried to recreate the issue with English text but it does not occur. We have a large amount of data ...
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How to prevent linebreak in a command

I am using the package biocon, which allows to define species names at the beginning of the document, which can be used by writing e.g. \plant{At} which would be translated into "A. thaliana". ...
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Line break that doesn't work cumulative?

I'm looking for a way to write a macro that will add a line break after the text from the argument, but prevent that line break to add to another line break, if there is one following. If I use ...
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how should LaTeX know, where to break the 'equation' … somewhere in the exponential function?

I have failed to command latex to automatically enter new line as shown in the picture below. Here is my command: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{braket} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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inline listing (lstinline) behaves bad at line end

I have defined some small macro to markup function names: \lstdefinestyle{inline-funcname}{ columns=fullflexible, breaklines=false, %Note: \usefont{OML}{cmm}{m}{it} is exactly like ...
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pgfplots: symbolic coordinates with line skipping

I am trying to skip lines inside the symbolic X coordinates of the following pgfplots Bar Chart : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Relationship of \\, \newline, \raggedright, \RaggedRight, and parindent

I'm trying to understand if there is anyway to get \\, when in \raggedright or \RaggedRight, to produce a new line that is not indented, while \parindent or \RaggedRightParindent are set in order to ...
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moderncv - newline within a cventry

The information that I want to provide isn't fitting into one line. I am working with \cventry{}{}{}{}... I want to put information into a new line, still positioned to what is in the line above. I ...
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In table cell, how to break long words after “::” or “_”?

I have a software program can generate tables which may be very long and may contains words with many letters,so i use longtabu package. Some words may look like this: AAA_BBB_CCCC_DDDDD_CC ...
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Line break after \hfill [duplicate]

I hope this question is not a trivial one, but I was not able to find any answer to that. I found out that sometimes when I put an \hfill command in order to align some text to the right, there is a ...
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Is there any possibility of decreasing extra space before the equation when line nearly breaks in the following?

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} Preliminary Theorem 1.1.2. If $(\lambda_1,...,\lambda_n)$, $(\mu_1,...,\mu_n)$, and $(k_1,...,k_n)$ ...
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Error message: There's no line here to end

In a letter-class document that had no previous errors I am suddenly getting the error message: "There's no line here to end" \opening{text} I've used this file many times and today it starts ...
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\url{} links with percent (%) signs and overfull hbox error

I have looked at the first comment to this question on % in urls and found that I didn't need to type \ ahead of each %. However, in WinEdt 7.1, everything from the first % in the first URL is now ...
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Line breaking in equation

This is the equation I want to write in LaTex: I have read these advices, but for split and multilined commands it says that they are undefined (and also for multiline, but nevertheless this is not ...
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Use non-breaking space after name initials with biblatex macros

I want to enforce biber/biblatex to place non-breaking spaces between initials and last names of authors. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib=true]{biblatex} ...
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Understanding the linebreak at the beginning of itemize

I have a fundamental problem in understand how latex is typesetting documents. Consider my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin = 0.75in]{geometry} \begin{document} \section*{ABC} abc ...
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How to automatically break “a long word with underscore” in a cell of table, using longtabu package?

I use longtabu package for creating tables, because the table can be very long (several pages) and i need automatic linebreak(or wordbreak) if the sentence(or a single word) in certain cell is too ...
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References spilling out of margin in bibliography

I have a search for this problem but all I could find was the case of reference citations in document spilling over, not the bibliography. Quite simple problem I hope... In my bibliography some of ...
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Line breaks in bibliography with biblatex/biber

I'm having trouble getting biblatex to break lines in a sensible way in the bibliography. Specifically, it seems that the line cannot be broken within the specification of chapter and/or page numbers. ...
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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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How to specify custom behavior on line breaking [closed]

Is it possible to detect when LaTeX breaks a long line of text and add some custom behavior to it? Specifically, If a long sentence breaks, I want to prepend some code to all but the first line, ...
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Listing linebreaking not working

got a listing where the code include a very long sequence of characters (letters, numbers & other). With linebreak=true, the sequence gets broken at non-letter characters. However I still got a ...
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White spaces between color tabs and two other questions

!Partially solved! How to remove small white spaces between color blocks? (when you compile this tex there are small white spaces between the & \cellcolor{EM}\& & \cellcolor{EM}\\) I ...
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What can I do if a listing is too wide to fit in my two-column document?

I am writing a IEEE document with a LaTeX template I downloaded from the IEEE webpage. I inserted some MATLAB code into the document through the mcode package. It looks something like this: ...
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how to make a line between two rows in table? (when no space between strings)

I use longtabu package to build table, when I use \\ to separate every line, it is ok, see below \begin{center} \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {|X[1 , p ] |X[1 , p ] | X[2 , p ]| X[2 , p ]|X[1 , p ...
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How to make ~ work for en-dashes?

I have a German LaTeX-document that tries to implement German en-dash line-breaking rules with ~ like this: \documentclass[twocolumn,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{german} ...
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Pandoc: Markdown to PDF, without cutting off code block lines that are too long

I'm trying to convert a Markdown file into a PDF file using Pandoc. I have a lot of code blocks in my Markdown. And if I have a line of code that is too long, it will just be cut off in the PDF. How ...
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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 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 ...