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

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How to prevent linebreak in the word “.NET”? [duplicate]

Sometimes, LaTeX breaks the word ".NET", leaving the dot on the previous line and putting "NET" on the next line. Can I force it to put all four characters either at the first line or at the second ...
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How to deal with many overfull \hboxes in large document?

I am in the process of proofreading a major XeTeX document of more than 600 pages. It is hardly surprising that there are quite a few cases of overfull \hboxes; I usually get about 150 of them. I am ...
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LaTeX package “titling”, titles with hard line breaks, and \MakeUpperCase

I have a document with a title that is spread over several lines using hard line breaks. To configure the title formatting, I use the titling package with code adapted from its documentation: ...
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Correct linebreaking on comment text for sidecaption using memoir class

I use some tricks to have a good \sidecaption command for the memoir class. But how can i have a correct separation between title name and some possible comments on the figure ? Figure 1.1 : My ...
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New line inside color area

I'm trying to enter new line inside colour area like this $\color[rgb]{0,0,1}{P(A) = a +\newline b +\newline c +\newline d}$ But it does not work, why? And how do I solve it? Thanks!
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long word exceeds page width

I have this word in my document: --standard\_min\_confidence\_threshold\_for\_calling It currently exceeds the page width. How can I make it start on the next line, so it doesn't exceed the page ...
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Line break of long author name

I have implemented the Harvard citation style using Biblatex and Biber as described here. This seems to work fine. However, I have now a problem with the line break of long author names, as shown in ...
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How to remove line break between index subentries

I am using the imakeidx package to generate and format my indices. What I want is to remove the linebreak between two subentries of the index. This way, the entries belonging to the same index ...
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Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht

Can \pbox{max width}{text} be used in tex4ht? If it can't, is there an alternative that will let me wrap text (manually or automatically) in htlatex. In my reading there was an option ...
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Block wise author and affiliation

I am using IEEEtran class and I am quite new to LaTeX how can I achieve this output in proper format using IEEEtran class.
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Breaking problem in tcolorbox — break at — breakable

My MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openany,12pt]{book} \usepackage[left=1cm,right=1cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2.5cm,marginparwidth=0cm,marginparsep=0cm,outer=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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change vertical space in matrix after linebreak

I want to change the vertical space between two lines in a matrix. Normally I could do this with row sep, but this doesn't affect the vertical space if the line is breaked, see picture. I tried ...
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Qcircuit: how to insert a new line in a gate?

here is my question: How can I make this figure? I find quite difficult to create two lines in the same gate. For example, all these gates (or mboxes?) are on two lines, but I don't know how to ...
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how do I make latex allow breaking a line whenever reaching line boundary [closed]

I started writing my HW in latex, I use an online latex editor+compiler. Sometimes, when I write long math expressions, the expressions exceed the right boundaries of the page. I've seen that it has ...
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Class 'standalone' and linebreaks for a 'Je suis Charlie'

I have produced a Je suis Charlie image, and I wanted initially to use the standalone class, but I did not obtain the intended result. Here is the intended result: Here is the produced result: ...
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Pleasing line breaks with extremely long words that must fit on the page

I'm typesetting some technical documentation that includes identifiers with very long names. It is unacceptable to break or hyphenate these names because that would look confusingly like juxtaposed ...
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\nolinebreak in \caption [duplicate]

I have long caption of figure element and dont want to break the line in particular place. I use \nolinebreak but get error: ! Argument of \caption@ydblarg has an extra }. <inserted text> ...
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LaTeX elsarticle \cline for array mode

I am making a matrix like this one: \documentclass[preprint,11pt,3p]{elsarticle} \usepackage{amsmath,epsfig,amsfonts,amssymb,subfig} \usepackage{amsfonts,mathdots} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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New line and paragraph in TeX [duplicate]

I have been a writing a simple program using TeX programming like Hello, World! How are you. \bye I want the two sentences to in different lines but they come in same line. Using \\ it gives an ...
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Line break in modern beamer theme impossible?

I use the new LaTeX beamer theme mtheme by Matthias Vogelgesang (see http://bloerg.net/2014/09/20/a-modern-beamer-theme.html). As some section titles are a little longer I tried to break the titles ...
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Two columns template [duplicate]

I have a question regarding to two columns format. I want to use the following document in paper. While I want to write a multiline formula it goes to the next column and change everything to a messy ...
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Test if paragraph has an overfull line

I'd like to test if the last paragraph has any overfull line. The naive approach of looking at the \badness once the paragraph is finished does not work, as it will only give the badness of the last ...
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Caption with a line break in Memoir Class

The following code works with the report class. However, the same code does not work with the memoir class. The problem is with the line break in the caption. (FYI: I have TeX Live 2014.) ...
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How to break lines of text in equation?

I have a problem with breaking lines in equation environment, can't really omit the text. I tried using \mbox and \parbox but they don't really give the effect I'm looking for. example: ...
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How to break a product of three polynomials

I have $$(1+x+x^2+x^3+x^4+x^5+x^6)(1+x^2+x^4+x^6+x^8+x^{10})(1+x^5+x^{10}+x^{15}+x^{20})$$ but is too long to fit the page. How to break this?
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\unskip and \hskip in \linebreak

I found the definition of \linebreak macro as follows: \def\linebreak{\@testopt{\@no@lnbk-}4} \def\@no@lnbk #1[#2]{% \ifvmode \@nolnerr \else \@tempskipa\lastskip \unskip ...
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Build a box that starts after next line break

I have reason to insert notes in-text in boxes. I defined the following command for doing so: \newcommand{\Lnote}[1]{% \textsuperscript{\footnotesize{\thelnote}} \begin{center} ...
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Multiple subsequent connected equations exceeding line length

How to break a number of equations like in the following example? \begin{align} \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda \cdot \lambda\\ \beta \cdot \beta \cdot \beta ...
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Line break in texttt

I would like latex to break long text inside \texttt{} that does not contain any whitespaces. Currently the text just runs off the page. The latex document is generated from a reStructureText ...
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Dividing long sentence to several lines in table

I have a sentence in a table that is too long and makes my table go out of the page. How can I make the sentence divide into several lines so it doesn't ruin the layout of the table? ...
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Stretch line to \textwidth without starting a new line

I have a figure, containing three subfigures with captions and a caption for the whole figure, that all together takes more than a whole page. I can change the geometry for the particular page where ...
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line-breaking across all document/objects automatically?

I find myself manually fixing long variable names between $$ and \texttt{} and other objects (there are plenty of those in my document since . Those fixes don't hold well after text changes, and ...
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Change some basic details about document type resume

I am writing my resume and using template "9b" from this website. However, there are a couple of items that I would like to modify. Here is the .tex file and corresponding screen-shot after ...
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“! LaTeX Error: There's no line here to end.” with the \boxput* function

I am trying to put some boxes on the second with the paquage \usepackage{fancybox} My code looks like that \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancybox,color} \begin{document} ...
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Newline linespacing problems within a table cell

I have problems with the linespace inside a longtable environment when forcing a linebreak. Following code should illustrate the problem. ...
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Not sure why footnotes are going off the page

I can't find out why my footnotes are running off the page on the right margin. My beginning code is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{changepage} \usepackage{indent ...
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How to elegantly break long doi field

This is a code snippet from my paper. \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{bib.bib} @article{baumert62, author = {Baumert, Leonard and Golomb, Solomon W. and Hall, Jr, Marshall}, ...
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Line break in columns in booktabs table

Hi I want to fit the following table on to one landscape page: Therefore I want columns 2,3,4,5,6 to have a line break in the header row only. Also I want to be able to use footnotes and I need to ...
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Breakline inside tabular whilst keeping the automatic line wrapping

I declared a macro like this: \newcommand{\itemcell}[1]{% \begin{tabular}[t]{@{}l@{}}#1\end{tabular} } Which is basically the macro that's always recommended on this website when people ask on ...
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Long URL extends into margin - it breaks at underscore, but too late

In my dissertation I have a long URL containing many underscore characters as word separators (Wiki software did this). These URLs break at an underscore (good!), but too late, causing the line of ...
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Long url is not wrapped [duplicate]

In my report I have a long url in my bibliography section. it is not formatted as the other references. I followed this and this articles for that. But I cannot solve my issue. I am using LyX This is ...
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linebreaking when using raisebox in section

How to break the line when using raisebox command in \section. My MWE is : \documentclass{book} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How do I ensure that linebreaks in URLs occur at the right position? [closed]

I am writing my survey report using LyX. In my bibliography section, there is unusual behavior in my pdf. One reference breaks the margin. This is the issue You can see that one line is out of ...
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Multiple Institutes per Line in Title Slide

I'm making a talk in beamer where I have to acknowledge about 10 authors, all from different institutions. By default beamer puts multiple authors per line, but only one institute per line. Here's a ...
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Preventing line break in figure caption

I have the following figure with the corresponding caption: As you can see the caption inappropriately breaks the line, which I want to avoid. Optimally without simply reducing the font size of the ...
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Two-lined brace in tikz node

I want to produce a timeline in the tikzpicture environment that looks like this: But my code, gives me the following: So I need the brace around both lines of my node! My code now looks as ...
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How to insert soft return in LaTex?

I have one problem with my project. I want to insert soft return. If I insert \\ the text is not fully justified. Can I insert soft return like in MS Word? I have no idea how to fully justify first ...
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Best way on “how to prevent overfull boxes with parameters”

I need to prevent overfull boxes, so that there is never a line larger than \hsize. Is there a way to do this with parameters alone without setting \emergencystretch to a large value? The problem is: ...
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Force newline in sequence diagram comment

I am using msc package to generate message sequence charts, here is documentation. I want to make a comment in 2 lines, because it does not fit in one line on my page. I tried \newline but it didn't ...
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line breaking mystery in `\@dottedtocline`

I'm trying to understand why some entries in a table of contents are overfull even if a sensible break points exist. I pulled down the problem (and the definition of \@dottedtocline) to this example: ...