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

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How to add a forced line break inside a table cell

I have some text in a table and I want to add a forced line break. I want to insert a forced line break without having to specify the column width, i.e. something like the following: ...
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How to get a carriage return (newline) in directlua (tex.sprint) inside a QRCode?

How can one get a carriage return at the end of each line (Lualatex) ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nolinks,forget]{qrcode}% \begin{document} \newcommand{\Space}[0]{\ }% ...
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Avoid pagebreak between equation and label

I have a very long equation which barely fits into one line, but the label does not and is positioned one line below. The problem is that if the equation is at the end of a page, the labels is moved ...
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Nomenclature with glossaries line break in name field

I'm using the glossaries package to generate a nomenclature for my document. The problem is that some of my entries have very long functions within the name field. How can I add a manual line break at ...
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What does \newline do to the line justification?

I can't understand what \newline does to justify the line that it breaks. It's clear that \linebreak uses the justification of the paragraph and has the same effect as simply ending the paragraph ...
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How do I fit authors into a single line?

How do I fit authors into a single line? \title{An example} \author{Multiple authors with long name will be splited into two lines} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage \end{frame} I use ...
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Listing creation fails with “dimension too large” given a large block of characters

When creating a code listing, we recently ran into a strange error from the listings package. Specifically, listings bails out on a large block of text. Here's a minimal working example: ...
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Why doesn't \nolinebreak work in this case?

When I have something like: (Some-)Thing at the end of the line, LaTeX always breaks after the '-', even when I use: (Some-\nolinebreak)Thing I do know about solutions like using \mbox{}, but I ...
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Inconsistent line breaks instead of hyphenation

Working off of this question, I see that XeLaTeX is inconsistently applying hyphenation to my text. As you can see in the MWE, in the paragraph before the \entry, hyphenation is not applied, yet in ...
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One line header for two line section [duplicate]

In my code I have two line sections. But I want it in 1 line in header . What can I do? \documentclass{biditufte-handout} \usepackage{ptext} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} ...
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Proper way to linebreak

When not doing tables, it's \\ or to leave a blank line. I heard a few times that \\ should be avoided whenever possible. Thus, any doc with a bunch of different-line formulas would have lots of empty ...
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Latex hyphenation exception

I have some problems with my document. I have one sentence with indentation. It is too long and it takes minimum two lines. And I have something like this: Macierz rozproszenia idealnego, ...
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Putting a full stop in the end of an equation makes equation number appear one line below

I'm having a problem. I am writing my thesis in physics, so I use a lot of equations. Since equations are to be treated as part of a sentence they include punctuation in the end. I have all the ...
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\cite spills over into the margin

As you can see at the picture, a citation spills over into the margin of my paper. How can I resolve the issue?
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Problem with line breaking citation with bibtex

I'm having troubles with the the appropriate line breaking of my references with BibTeX with the author-date format. The problem is that each reference is cited in the format "(Author, Year)". When ...
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Need linebreak when \fbox exceeds the text area

Need to align a "fbox", when exceeds the text area. MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Blah \fbox{Text within box in horizontal line} Blah ... Blah \fbox{Text within box in horizontal ...
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BreakURL package using DVIPS only works on URL and not DOI

I've prepared my bibliography using biblatex, and my DOI addresses are not breaking their lines properly. I know that using pdflatex will solve this issue, I have to compile my document using latex -> ...
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Avoid linebreaks when going from Emacs/Vim to Texshop?

I'm editing .tex files in Texshop, that others are editing in Vim or Emacs. However, when I open their files, I only get 10-12 words per line, so that there are very frequent line breaks. I believe ...
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Line break after \section number

I need to have a line break after \section number (I use Roman numbers), like: I Section ... some text ... II Section I've tried \renewcommand{\thesection}{\Roman{section}\\}, but it only creates ...
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Tabbing alignment and over-length sentence auto line break

【Question】When using "tabbing" under math mode with cases, how can I achieved the following at the same time: (1) alignment in cases by "tabbing" (2) over length element such as a long sentence in ...
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Linebreak in Package algorithm2e

I'm using the algorithm2e package for pseudocode. I got some very long lines that needed to be wrapped. Is there a way to indent the following (breaked) lines and/or put a mark at the first line to ...
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Bibliography with each entry not on a new line? [duplicate]

Is it possible to get Biblatex (or bibtex, I can change) to put out a citation with each entry not on a new line? Right now I have something that looks like: 1. Katz, M. J.; Ramnial, T.; Yu, H.-Z.; ...
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Adjust the indentation whithin the algorithmicx-package when a line is broken

I have this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm} \usepackage{algpseudocode} \begin{document} \begin{algorithm} \caption{Minimal Working Example for my Problem} ...
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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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Linebreaking in a correct manner

So this might be a really basic question, but I couldn't find anything about it. In my amateur style of LaTeX typesetting, I sometimes want linebreaks in random places for various reasons. I usually ...
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how to maintain text justification after forcing a new line

How to break a line of text (\newline or \\) and still maintain justification for its texts?
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Forcing linebreaks in \url

I wish to typeset some relatively long URLs in a piece of text, and when I use \url{..}, the resulting text does not respect the margin boundaries that govern the main text body, instead going all the ...
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fancyref's \fref produces a line which is to long

I have the problem, that the line, where I have a \fref, is longer than the lines in the rest of the document. I am using KOMA Script with latexmk and xelatex, to generate the document. I have ...
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Auto line break in tabbing

When inserting contents into table cells, is there any simple, direct solution to make the content-line break automatically just like the paragraph showing above? i.e., I what the "cccc cc cc...." ...
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Enforce automatic breaking of long lines and and indent broken lines

I have many tex documents like that below which I want to translate with pdflatex. The files are the output of a vim-plugin which generates formatted output from vim's internal syntax highlighting. ...
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Widow numbers and \cite seprated from the previous words

I did search for this (even asked for help in meta), but found nothing. Sometimes I need to use tilde ~ to keep things looking good in situations I fell latex should do it automatically. Examples: ...
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Bash script between report lines - Line Breaking

I'm using the following commands to introduce bash script text in the middle of a report: \newcommand{\shellcmd}[1]{\\\indent\indent\texttt{\footnotesize\# #1}\\} \begin{document} \noindent ...
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I am having some trouble making a newline in itemize section, unfortunately \newline \parbox \par or \\ is not working

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{banking} \moderncvcolor{blue} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Prevent a new line before a theorem

Is there any way not to start a new line for a theorem? For example, in the following example, I would like the word Theorem to be on the same line as the number 1. ...
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There is no line here to end. What's the error? [duplicate]

Ans7)As we can see from the automata itself that it is $\epsilon$- NFA so we need to convert it into a NFA and then to a DFA.\\ The Transition table is:\\ \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} ...
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Eliminate \hbox badness in multiple verse-like environment [duplicate]

This is a question dealing with underfull \hbox badness when newlines are entered using \\. \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{polyglossia} % the multilingual support ...
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How do I stop \write and \message from inserting a newline at 80 characters? [duplicate]

I have the following file: \immediate\write16{abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKL 80 char split is right here -><- this is on the next line} ...
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Line break in qtree edge labels

I am using tikz-qtree to create a (horizontal) game tree. While I have managed to create line breaks in the node labels, this does not seem to work for the edge labels, see MWE below. My questions ...
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Small Line Inserted into Sharelatex

I'm trying to figure out how to insert a small straight and horizontal line segment into a Sharelatex text file. Any ideas?
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Prevent line break of dash inital words — hyphenation problems

As my question hasn't been answered yet, I decided to rephrase it. I will try to simply the working example and specify my question. I'm writing a dictionary that contains grammatical forms which are ...
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Horizontal alignment issues and differences using \\ and \newline in the text

This minimal example shows the behaviour I am wondering about: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \begin{document} \frontmatter \pagestyle{plain} ...
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phantom does linebreak instead of invisible math mode character [duplicate]

I have the following two lines: $\Rightarrow$ Generate $\mathbb{G}^n$ and check the existence of a homomorphism\\ from $\mathbb{G}^n$ to $\mathbb{G}$! I want the second line to start exactly under ...
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itemize, mbox and unwanted line break

I have a slide in the beamer package with an itemize environment where some items slightly are too wide to fit in one line (according to LaTeX' automatic line break system). This is the code: ...
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Editing bst file to underline title

I could not find an option in makebst that would make the titles of articles be underlined, however, using emphasize in an otherwise correct bst I was able to underline it. Unfortunately this makes ...
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Problem with long URL

I have the problem with long URLs. They are not broken in an appropiate way for my thesis because they fill in the whole line and by doing so violating the rim constraint. For example I have the ...
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\texttt overfull hbox problem

I asked a question earlier about \verb and overfull hbox : In-line \verb -- overfull hbox problem And regarding the solution there, changed many of my \verbs to \texttt{}s. I have come up with a new ...
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How to align lines and automaticaly break the lines if they are too long?

I'm trying to align in LaTeX all equal signs, but I'm encountering a problem. If the line is too long it won't automatically break. My code at the moment: \begin{align*} n &= \text{number of ...
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Indexing of equation

I have this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{gather*} \max\nolimits_X \min\nolimits_{\vec{Y}} F(X, \vec{Y})) = \sup\nolimits_{X} (\inf\nolimits_{\vec{Y}} ...
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How to make the align environment break at the right place?

I need to break an align environment. Is it possible to give hints to LaTeX about where to break or, better, where not to break? Here is a example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Why Latex does not start a new line automatically?

Here is the preamble of my latex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} My problem is the text in the document ...