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

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Left-aligning URL with line breaks in bibliography

URLs break fine in my bibliography. My problem is that they are justified which creates a gap between "URL:" and the URL itself (see below). Is there a way to left align only the URL? I am using ...
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How to manage long lines of inputs in function declaration, or inside the code, in clrscode3e

This is a part of my code: \begin{codebox} \Procname{$\proc{\textbf{Connect_two_SamplePoints}}(Graph,S1, S2,connectionCostMat,cost)$} \li \Comment S1 and S2 are sample points \li cost[S1][S2] $=$ ...
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biblatex and new line for Title, and all entries in general

I want to create a Bibliography that is a little more readable, meaning, for a single bibliography entry everything should start on a new line. Since the document will not be printed, nor submitted to ...
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How to apply \looseness=-1 to ALL the paragraphs?

I'm writing a short document of (3-4 pages), and try to condense it into the allowed space. Putting \looseness=-1 at the end a paragraph helps quite a lot. Is there a way to tell LaTeX to treat ...
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Error with line-breaking in cvlistdoubleitem in moderncv

I'm experiencing a strange asymmetry in how moderncv's \cvlistdoubleitem command handles line-breaking. This code compiles perfectly. \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} ...
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Exam Class: how to avoid question going beyond margin

I'm able to create question paper using LaTeX code mentioned below: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage[margin=0.7in,headheight=3.5\baselineskip,headsep=1\baselineskip,includehead]{geometry} ...
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Adding more than two address lines to a document of class res

I'm using the res9b template and I'm trying to figure out how to add one more address line. I tried using "\\" but the output is a comma separated list instead of a line break.
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How can I break a long URL in bibliography

I have a problen with a long url on LaTeX, I want to break it but I don't know how. The line in LaTeX is: \bibitem{} Information Intel 8085: \\ ...
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Line-breaking long cell contents when using longtable through datatool

I'm trying to display a table loaded from a CSV file and displaying it like this: \DTLloadrawdb[]{myDB}{myDB.csv} \DTLdisplaylongdb[% caption={myDB caption},% label={tab:myDB},% ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph for table

I got a "bad box" warning said `!h' Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph Underfull \hbox (badness ...
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Hbox overfull: automatic linebreaks on spaces

I have a problem Overfull \hbox (13.62198pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 49--50. I read similar questions and all the solutions introduced a manual intervention directly into the text - e.g. using ...
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Line break in author list for elsarticle document class

I'm using the Elsavier document class elsarticle where the authors are added with individual \author{Bob} commands. I have a long list of authors (generated randomly for this example): ...
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Creating table with multirow option fixed width and wrapped text

I am trying to create a table using multirow option. I am using the following code: \documentclass[10pt]{article} %\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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Does \\ suppress hyphenation for the following word?

I am not sure, if this is a bug of the package showhyphens or some LaTeX-behaviour I don't understand. Please have a look on the following example: % arara: lualatex \documentclass[ngerman]{article} ...
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break on @ symbol in table cell

I have a table that often overruns the width of the page. I figured out that if I format the cells as paragraphs with a set width then LaTeX will wrap the contents of the cell. However, the column ...
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Chapter headings too wide for page, but won't break

I'm preparing a document (scrreprt) which has pretty long chapter titles. Apparently, those are too long: they exceed the right margin by quite a bit, and of course I'm getting Overfull \hbox ...
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Line break at hyphen in source inserts space in output

I prefer to wrap lines in my LaTeX source, and my editor will often choose a hyphen as a good place to split the line. Unfortunately, if a hyphenated word doesn't appear in the output file at a line ...
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Wrap lines in verbatim

I just started to learn LaTeX, and I have to do some documentation with it. However, the guy editing the TeX manuscript of the documentation before me didn't pay attention to word wrapping, so long ...
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I'm using the standalone package. How can I get regular paragraph breaks?

I'm using the standalone class to render images for individual math problems that will be displayed in an app, so the cropping functionality is essential. However, the package seems to destroy ...
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Avoid line break in section

I do have a section name with a pretty long name but which could "nicely" fit on one line. I was wondering, therefore, how I could avoid the line to break, perhaps using some space compression and/or ...
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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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Using savebox around the BODY of environ

I tried to use a \savebox around the \BODY macro of \NewEnviron. Can I keep the linebreaks somehow (they are gone, in the MWE)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{environ} \newsavebox{\mybox} ...
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Is it necessary to give a \\ before \intertext?

I am not sure which one is correct when using \intertext or \shortintertext. Adding \\ before them or not. \documentclass[preview,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Line breaking and alignment in list

Consider the following code: \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt ]{article} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{enumerate} % better to use ...
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Allow line breaks in highlighted text [duplicate]

When I highlight a bit of text using \colorbox, it prevents line breaking. How does one give tex permission to break lines? Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} ...
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Is there any means by which to severely discourage breaking a line in a would-be box?

I have a small section of text—no more than 15 or 30 characters—that is split up into a few words. I'd like to add a penalty to breaking in this section, but I don't want to completely bar it and risk ...
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Breaking very long equations

This is a frequent question, so let me specify a bit more what the problem is. I have equations with very long fractions that are within integrals, \begin{equation} \int A \int \frac{A B C D E ...
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suspended hyphen without linebreak between word and hyphen

I have a word combination like this metallo-porphyrins and -phthalocyanines which eventually gives a linebreak between the hyphen and the word phthalocyanines. I tried to include the ngerman package ...
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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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LaTeX allows line break between concluding em-dash and comma before a new sub clause begins

I am surprised by LaTeX putting a comma which follows an em-dash on a new line when the previous line is flushed. My intuition and sense of style tells me that they should never be separated. For ...
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How to break long equations while keeping alignment?

I have the following long equations: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{displaymath} \begin{aligned} (\chi_1|\chi_1) ...
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How to add a line-break inside a problem title?

I would like to state a problem in LaTeX with a somehow big title and I cannot find a way to separate the title in 2 lines. LaTeX keeps all this in one line. (Below is a sample code). ...
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Figure caption alignment screwed when using line break

I am having trouble with figure captions when I need a manual line break. \documentclass[A4]{book} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage[top=35mm, bottom=38mm, inner=40mm, outer=24mm]{geometry} ...
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Manual line break in beamer \title adds spurious comma in \inserttitle

Currently I'm preparing a presentation with the beamer class. I want to add a manual line break (with \\) to the title to make it look nicer. However, in the \inserttitle command (which I use in the ...
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Russian (Czech, Polish, etc.) tradition of equations breaking [duplicate]

According to the Russian (Czech, Polish, etc.) typesetting tradition, we have the following rules of equation breaking: If an equation cannot be fit into one line, a typesetter should put part of ...
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Removing Line Breaks in Bibliography compiled with Biblatex

I have a strict page limit on a paper I'm writing, and the page limit includes citations, so to save space I would like to remove the line breaks between entries in my bibliography: [1] Dr. Seuss. ...
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Listings - break on whitespace+

I'm using listings for the first time, and have some rather long lines of code. I get that I can break lines automatically with breaklines=true, and I can break only on whitespace with ...
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Custom line breaking

I have a long line, which could be a url but is not always a url so I cant use url/burl package. I want to specify where to break (at '&'), and how to do it. Long line: ...
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why changing page margins using geometry package causes bad math inline break?

I had no idea that changing page margin size can cause problems with line break with in-line math. I have this MWE that shows one problem. I like to make the page margins smaller, so I can fit more ...
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How to justify a very long ciphertext and corresponding plaintext in Latex? [duplicate]

I have a very long ciphertext and corresponding plaintext both are of 680 alphabets without space to print in a latex document. I have not found any way to make justify it in internet. Any Ideas ...
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Why does titlesec cause bizarre line breaks within \paragraph?

Consider the following example: \documentclass[12pt,a6paper]{article} %\usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[textwidth=79mm]{geometry} \begin{document} \paragraph{I guess we'll have to make a few ...
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Linebreaks after bib items for Bibstyle (using BibLaTeX)

I am currently suffering of a strange bibstyle problem with line breaks. There is a missing space between bib items in the bibliography, which is generated using BibLaTeX. Even though I am using ...
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continuing equation under the equal sign [duplicate]

how to continued the equation under the equal sign? I want to do it like this
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Preventing hyphenation of specific short, repeated, hyphenated words

I'm writing a document where I frequently refer to some experimental cases which are called things like "M-1" and "P-2". It's always a single number, a hyphen, and a single number. In several places, ...
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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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Automatic forced line breaks in latex table

Im making a table where the last column contains a URL which may be quite large, so I want to make automatic line breaks in this column. If I use p{3in} in the table, some of the URL are seen as one ...
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Lines overrun margins

I use custom 1 inch margins for most of my homework but for some reason LyX likes to ignore the margins sometimes, for example: I don't know why it keeps doing this it happens in a lot of my ...
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Automatic line-breaks in tables?

I'm writing a short tabular CV that I have to add to my thesis. I thought a quick way would be to use a table for that purpose: \begin{tabular}{ll} 2009-present & very long text 1, very ...
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Is it true that it is impossible to insert manual line breaks in URLs that are part of a biblatex reference?

After having looked through quite a number of questions about inserting line breaks within URLs, I'm still wondering about a specific case: manual insertion of line breaks in a URL in biblatex. So the ...
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How to rigidly chop long lines in plain TeX

I am using plain TeX and want to typeset an appendix that contains several hundred URLs. When a URL goes past the right margin, I would like TeX to stop printing (i.e. not carry into the margin, not ...