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

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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} \begin{algorithmic}[1]...
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How to wrap the 90 degrees rotated text in a table cell

in Microsoft word I have a table which has the following structure. Now, I need to make a similar table in LaTex to submit a publication, I tried with the following code, %%**********************...
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Proof environment - line break after the “Proof.”

I want to make the proof environment in amsthm package to auto add a line break right after the "Proof." I tried the following code, which also removed the QED sign, but it doesn't work: No linebreak ...
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How to break URLs when footnotes are on same line?

Question Footnotes on the same line revealed that it is a good idea to use \usepackage[para]{footmisc}. However, this does not seem to work with URLs: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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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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Macro to capture until end-of-line as argument

Is it possible to capture the contents to the end-of-line as a macro argument? For example, consider the following naive visualization: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{myitemize} {\def\...
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How can I fix a problem where italics prevent line breaking when using microtype? [duplicate]

I wish to use protrusion and expansion from microtype as I like the look you get with them. I use amsthm and typeset theorems in italic as usual (with \theoremstyle{plain}). With microtype enabled, ...
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break lines in minted code

Thanks to this question minted is able to break long source code lines. It is working really fantastic, except in one case: When already indented code gets breaked into two lines, than line two gets ...
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Split up several equations into smaller ones?

I've tried to search for it, but I couldn't seem to find an answer to my question, so here goes. Let's say I'm writing a report of some sort. I'm up 50 pages or so, and at least 100 equations. Then, ...
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How to highlight arabic texts with allowing line breaks?

I would like to highlight some texts. For Latin texts the \hl command of the soul package works well, but not for Arabic texts. (\hl{SOME ARABIC TEXT} has only a small line as output in the pdf file.)...
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Underscore makes text go past end of line into margins

In my LaTeX document, I have a few special terms that contain underscores, such as AAA_BBB_CCC. In one case, such a token is placed at the end of the line, and for some reason it reaches into the ...
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\hspace is not working after \newline command

I am currently working on my thesis report and would like to add affirmation to it. Following is the minimal code for the same : \documentclass[]{article} \begin{document} \section*{Affirmation} \...
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An environment for setting \emergencystretch locally

The following environment, copied from this website about dealing with overfull hboxes, allows one to change the \tolerance parameter for just the paragraph(s) it encloses: \newenvironment{tolerant}[...
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Breaking words at the end of line

LaTeX tends to break words at the end of the line when that causes better typography. Great. I'd like to have some sort of influence on where the words are broken, though. For example, LaTeX ...
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How to use less space for ~

In a paper, I need to use the abbreviated form of Figure as in "see Fig. 2". To avoid line breaks between Fig. and the number itself, I place a ~ in between. However in that case, the inserted space ...
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Force line break inside a \lim argument in align environment

Inside an align environment I have a \lim with two variables which should be displayed in two lines: \begin{align} ... f & = \lim _ {a \rightarrow -\infty \linebreak b \rightarrow \infty} ... \\ ....
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How can I effect line breaks within the title without hardcoding \\'s in \title?

Although I do need line breaks within my title for my document's title page (I'm using the book class), I'd like to avoid hardcoding line breaks in the argument passed to the \title command, for three ...
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Line-break inside a `\verb'

I have set my text editor to wrap text at 76 columns. When including verbatim text in-line, my text editor did an auto-word-wrap and I ended up with something that looked like: \item Just another ...
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Why \linebreak doesn't work when text width is not set? [duplicate]

This is the code I have: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \begin{document} \tikz \node[rectangle split, rectangle split parts=2] {first\nodepart{second}second\...
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New line for footnote without blank space

Writing texts I found it visually more appealing to type footnotes in a new line, because it enhances the readability of the document. The problem is that it leads to a blank character in the output. ...
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Why \allowbreak is not working?

So, here's the code I have: \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{theorem} ...could be now considered as an algebraic structure $DB_E = \left\langle \mathbb{S},\allowbreak \mathbb{E},\allowbreak f,\allowbreak \...
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Environment to allow line breaks at “,” in math mode

I find the question and accepted answer to Allowing line break at , in inline math mode? very useful, BUT I would like to make an environment (e.g. "allowbreaks") out of it. The problem is that I'm ...
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How can I prevent hyphenation in a table column?

I have a table (tabular) with some fixed width columns, and I'd like to prevent a hyphen being inserted (preferring a line break to be inserted prematurely). The sample table's content is below. \...
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Avoiding a line break at the beginning of an enumerate

How can I avoid the line break at the begin of an enumerate environment? I've noticed that theorem-style environments succeed in doing so. I'm using the enumitem package and my concrete example is: \...
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Biblatex's textcite inserts a breaking space between author names and citation number

I have the following document : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric,maxnames=2,maxbibnames=6,firstinits]{biblatex} \bibliography{sample} \begin{document} Here we want to ...
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Handling overflows in biblatex bibliographies

I'm finally making the transition to biblatex. This is a remarkable package, and has allowed me to cut out quite a bit of old code I used to use to handle eprints, DOIs, crossref mapping problems, etc....
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Break line only if it's too long, but breaking won't create a new page

I'm the author of the contracard package/class for typesetting calling cards for traditional dances. Currently, if you typeset a particularly long figure on a calling card it wraps like this (look at ...
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How to get listings that both feature line breaking of long identifiers and keywords highlighting?

I'm currently writing a book chapter in bioinformatics, and I would like to provide my readers some useful command lines to invoke recent software. To that purpose, I'm using the listings package to ...
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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 ...
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Place TikZ coordinate or \zlabel at every (base)line

I'm currently adjusting the code shown in Test if a paragraph has a page break in it? to support underlining and highlighting using TikZ similar as shown in Cool Text Highlighting in LaTeX, but ...
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Why does TeX break the line between — and ,?

I have the following \hbox, and if I unbox it and put it to a paragraph (or when I just type aaa --, bbb or aaa --\nobreak, bbb), TeX is breaking the line between -- and ,. > \box0= \hbox(6.88875+...
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How can one prevent \fbox from running off the page?

I am using the \fbox command to box a large chunk of text: \fbox{Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the ...
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Insert a symbol at the end of line

I want to insert a symbol (\Box) at the end of the line.
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“Bleed” text into the page margins?

Is it possible to have lines (as an exception) that continue into the right margin ? Here's why I hope it's possible: I have a document and one of the headings is the formal name of a particular ...
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Box with adaptive length

When I want to put formulas into boxes, I like the box to adapt to the length of my formula. For example, I don't want to put $1+1=2$ in a very large box. To address this, I use the command \encadrer (...
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How to wrap a word in line without hyphen?

I m writing one article in which i need to write a paragraph full of medical terms. How can i wrap a text in a line without using line break (or hyphen)? Regards
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How can I make a pair of words stick together in line breaks?

How can I make a pair of words stick together in line breaks? For example, "MS Access". I don't want a line break in the middle. But, I'd like to set this up once, not at every occurrence of that ...
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how to enforce correct hyphenation of “(near-)uniform” as “(near-)” + “uniform” instead of “(near-” + “)uniform”?

how to enforce correct hyphenation of (near-)uniform as (near-) uniform instead of (near- )uniform?
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Line overflow with long filenames and urls

Consider the following text. Here /etc/postgresql/8.4/main/pg_hba.confoverflows into the margin, and is hypenated. /var/lib/pgsql/data/pg_hba.conf is also hyphenated, but does not overflow. So, I was ...
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Fixing an overfull box

I have an overfull box in a French text which looks like this: The sequence at the end of the line is: d'Ananias~: \og Vous "Vous" cannot be hyphenated and \og inserts a non-secable space, so ...
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Writing an equation in a new line

I wish to write an inline equation using $%math...$, but the current line is too long, so the equation is broken into two parts, first one in the original line, and the other in a new line. I don't ...
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How can I force long chapter names (including page numbers) to stay in the margins on the table of contents?

I'm somewhat new to LaTeX and have been tasked with satisfying some strict formatting requirements for this LaTeX document using a custom class. Currently, if there is a long chapter name (within a ...
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Automatically line breaking text, or extending arrows in tikz

Is it possible to automatically make the text line break so that it does not overflow into the nodes? An alternative is to have the nodes automatically moved farther away to accommodate the longer ...
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Automatic linebreak on specific character

Based on my old question Push long words in a new line, I search for a possibility to allow linebreak on specific character. For example in my case I want to break on "_" (underscore). \...
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Avoid line break between em-dash and the next word

I'm writing a text in Spanish, and I have a phrase wrote between em-dashes (that work like parentheses). The problem is that if the "opening" em-dash is too near the end of the line, then it may ...
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Adding overfull hbox 'slugs' to final document version

I'm using a documentclass which looks dramatically different in draft mode compared to final. I'm preparing my document for the final formatting, so I don't want to pass the draft option. However I ...
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Disable protrusion from microtype for just one word

I had a really bad overfull hbox in my bibliography caused by an emdash in the first line of a two line entry. The only solution to get rid of the overfull hbox was to line break the emdash to the ...
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stacking text for cryptography

What is the best way to stack long passages of (fixed-wdith) text on top of each other? I am writing exercises and solutions for a cryptography class and would like to be able to have plaintext above ...
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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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Title of beamer presentation runs outside the screen

the title does not continue on a second line but runs outside the screen Different .sty files are used but i'm not sure where the problem is located. The main .tex files is as follows \...