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

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Hyphenation does not work with acro and luatex, but with pdftex

I'm using luatex 0.70.1 together with acro 1.2 and I have the following MWE. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{DNA}{ short=DNA, ...
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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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Fixing a code to highlight formulas and text on several lines

In this post I've found the following amazing code to highlight text on several lines. The problem is that code dosen't work well with formulas : for example, fraction using the mode display are ...
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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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Line breaking (or hyphenation?) of references in apalike

This is a problem I encountered some time ago and I never could solve it: how can you achieve correct line-breaking or hyphenation when citing references with the apalike style? Here is an example: ...
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How to automatically keep the indentation level when a line has to be broken

I'm using the algpseudocode package with two custom commands, \Let and \LongState to handle automatic indentation of (broken) long lines in the spirit of Werner's answer, which uses \parbox to wrap ...
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bibtex: URL and DOI line breaks on different characters

In my references, I want to allow DOI's to break on a slash '/' character (or as a last resort on any character) to avoid underfull lines like the third reference below. Note that URL's are already ...
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How to typeset long numbers in LaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to typeset large numbers I saw the posts on how to typeset long formulas into LaTeX, but I just want to output a really long number into LaTeX. 2011^2011 is long, ...
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Splitting root symbol

How can the \sqrt command be modified to split root symbol into two or more lines automatically? Example: \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}[t]{0.8\textwidth} ...
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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: ...
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“Fill in the missing words” needs line breaking before a \phantom{word}, and a list of removed words

Apologies for the very long title. I'm writing a "fill in the missing words" document. I have made a makro \fjern{} ("remove" in Norwegian) which underlines the argument and places it in a phantom ...
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How to wrap text in a table when there are no spaces at which to break the line?

I have a lot of text in table. I want to wrap it with in 2cm. In the last column, I have [1][2][3].....[89][100] but the column width is only 2 cm. It is supposed be wrapped by itself. How can I ...
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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 to punctuate multiline equations?

This might be off topic, yet I wouldn't know where else to ask. I want to keep up with the good habit of punctuating displayed equations. For example I know the comma (,) is compulsory in Here, we ...
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How come the tilde ~ sometimes does not behave like non-breaking space?

This is again one of the behaviors that are quite difficult to catch in a reconstructible (and simple) example, so one has to resort to animations. Basically, the issue is this: the tilde (~) is ...
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Useful macro definitions

This question is related to Question: linebreak in macros, however it is not asking for the same information and I separated it out: In my documents, I make use of commands like the following: ...
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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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linebreak in description title

In my document I have a description environment. One of the titles in the description is too long to fit in one line and I want to break it. I know this is a bad styling but I can't think of any way ...
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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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How do I keep a string of text together without it doing a line break?

I'm writing up a long paper, in which in prose I have various equations. However, I do not want a line break to occur within the equation - I want the equation to stick together. I want to do this ...
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How to prevent LaTeX from line-breaking a phrase?

How can I prevent LaTeX from putting line-breaks into a phrase? I could replace dashes with "~ and spaces with non-breaking spaces, but I'm looking for a more general solution in case I need other ...
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How to achieve line break in simple $formula$-mode

I want to have inline math text like Figure \ref{figure:example graph} shows an example of a graph $G = (\{v_{1}, \dots, v_{5}\}, \{(v_{1}, v_{2}), (v_{2}, v_{3}), (v_{1}, v_{3}), (v_{2}, v_{5}), ...
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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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URL linebreak in footnote

I use a footnote with a too long url, so that I'd like to see a linebreak. The url package does linebreaks automatically as far as i know, but in the footnote it won't do it. Anyone have a solution to ...
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ragged2e: “newcommands” option produces “underfull \hbox” warnings

The ragged2e package provides the commands \Centering, \RaggedRight and \RaggedLeft for setting ragged text while allowing hyphenation. The package offers a newcommands option that sets the standard ...
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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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How to adjust font size or kerning to fit line width?

I have some text that nearly fits the given line width. I can see that a minimal adjustment of font size or kerning would make the text fit, but how do I tell LaTeX to squeeze the text? Yes, this ...
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How to put a non-breaking space in \cite

How do I put a non-breaking space inside a \cite macro with several citations? \cite{ref1,~ref2} causes an error. If I leave the space out, one is inserted and this is causing the citation to span two ...
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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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“Allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode” breaks citations

In answering another question allowing line break at ',' in inline math mode, Stefan Kottwitz suggested two excellent ways to allow line breaks in inline math mode after ,. One way was to use the ...
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How do I separate items within a line so that the separator automatically does not appear at either end, and items are not line-broken?

In my CV, I have lists that look like this: wizardry \tdot fluid dynamics \tdot applied bear wrangling \tdot calculus \tdot [...] where \tdot is a \textperiodcentered character along with some ...
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Underfull/overfull preference

When long words at the end of a line cannot be hyphenated (for example when hyphenation is suppressed with \mbox{}), LaTeX could either have the tendency to make lines overfull or the tendency to make ...
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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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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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Is there any solution for highlighting text in CJK?

Is there any solution for highlighting texts or sentences in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean? I know none, at the moment. But this will be changed, if someone would like to help me with CJK in LaTeX. ...
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Passing text containing linebreaks as command or environment parameter?

I just tried to write some commands which used its argument to check whether they were empty (isempty{...} from package ifthen) or not. The problem was that the text to check contained a linebreak, ...
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Title running off the page!

I haven't had this problem before so I'm not quite sure what's happening, but my title is running off to the right side of the page. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{assymb} ...
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Non-breaking space in \citet using natbib?

When adding citations in the body of a document I'm used to write ... in some interesting paper~\cite{interesting}. So that (if I'm using numbered references) the word “paper” and the citation ...
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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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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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Wrapping text inside framebox

I would like to wrap the text inside a \framebox, such that it continues on the next line instead of running out of the margins. A minimum working example: \documentclass[]{report} \begin{document} ...
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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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Line breaks in subfig

I'm trying to put some text in a subfloat using the subfig package. (It's supposed to be part of the figure, not the caption.) I can't figure out how to add a line break. When I try this code: ...
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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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How to get XeLaTeX do proper hyphenation and full justification?

I want to use XeLaTeX to design a paperback (11x19cm) using Adobe's Garamond and Myriad as custom fonts. It is entirely written in German. However, both hyphenation and full justification are a mess: ...
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Beamer: effect of newline and hphantom

Why is it that the file \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} a\\ \hphantom{ }b \end{frame} \end{document} produces an a and a b vertically aligned with a line skip in ...
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Linebreak before URL with biblatex/alphabetic

Using biblatex with alphabetic style, how could I insert a line break (\\ or \linebreak) before the URL output (with the aim to have less linebreaks within URL)? (I use url and hyperref) Slightly ...
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Overfull hbox in biblatex

I just ran into a problem using biblatex with a long author and title: The output extends past the right margin of my text, because biblatex does not insert a linebreak before the date. Please see the ...
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Applications of various strength of \linebreak command

This is a curiosity-driven question. The LaTeX \linebreak command comes with five options, from 0 to 4, determining its strength. \linebreak[0] allows TeX to break a line where he normally does not ...
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Identical vertical spacing between paragraphs of different textsize

Something that happens to me very often is that I change the size of certain formula-like material (something close to but not identical to pseudocode in my case) but get inconsistent vertical ...