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

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Error message: There's no line here to end

In a letter-class document that had no previous errors I am suddenly getting the error message: "There's no line here to end" \opening{text} I've used this file many times and today it starts ...
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Automatic wrapping of displayed long formula (e.g., with the same algorithm used for inlined formulae)

Typographers warn against automatic wrapping of long formulae; however, there are cases in which this makes sense. Here is one: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} ...
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No line break after special character for entire document

I want "GAD65(+/--)" never to be broken in my entire document. When I put \mbox{GAD65(+/--)} it works, but I don´t want to edit each single "GAD65(+/--)". Can I set this for the entire document? I ...
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Automatic line-break in tabular

I'm making a tabular and I'd like to automatically do a like break rather than going beyond the page. This is my tabular code: \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} Use Case Navn: ...
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Automatic line breaking for English

I have c. 80 pages of English text that naturally contains (in)definite articles. The text is block-aligned. The problem is that the article sometimes remains in the end of line and the noun starts on ...
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Bibliography not aligned properly

Using the lines \begingroup \let\clearpage\relax \printbibliography \endgroup within my .tex document in combination with a .bib file created by Mendeley as well as the command biber ...
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Long title in table of content doesn't break properly

My table of contents doesn't seem to be handling well titles which are just a little bit too long. Here is a screenshot: As you can see some lines are breaking, but some (like the title of section ...
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Is there away to force linebreaking at all costs?

I try to force linebreaks at all costs. I am not looking for an answer that tells me it is a good things that Latex lets you manually fix this. I have a script that produces pdf files via latex that ...
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Preventing line break at the start of a long name in `\lstinline`

This question has developed from How to deal with very long lstinline-phrases like long class names?. That question is about line breaking inside a \lstinline phrase. I have provided an answer which ...
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formating lines in the paragraphs

I'm writing report in latex .But my document appear with not good style all lines in paragraphs not in same length >How to get that ? edit: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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No hyphen for a word

I want to put pdflatex to not put a hyphen in a word went it comes to the end of the line. I tried to put a \- in the beginning or the end of that word but it doesn't work. For example if I put:This ...
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issue with newline

i would like to return to a new line but it shows me this error : ! LaTeX Error: There's no line here to end. \begin{center} {\huge {\fontfamily{pzc}\selectfont } Introduction générale } ...
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Vertically centered text in tabularx (again)?

I have seen Table with 100 % width and vertical / horizontal alignment, Vertically center text in tabularx table, Vertical alignment in tabularx X column type - and I'm trying what they suggest, but ...
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linebreak in bibliography with url and date

I have an issue with urls and urldate. The line is a little bit too long for one line, but I have no idea how to fix a manual linebreak in urldate. I've had a look into the bbl-file, but the ...
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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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URLs in bibliography: LaTeX not breaking line as expected

I am trying to include long URLs in a bibliography, but those often overflow into the margin of the document. I have seen a number of questions about breaking URLs in bibliography, but after trying ...
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LaTeX equivalent of <br><br><br> in HTML?

In HTML, all I would have to do is: This is line one <br>.<br>.<br> This is line two to get the following output: This is line one . . This is line two I've been playing around ...
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linebreaking of name-year citation style in arxiv version

I was trying to submit a manuscript to the arXiv using the imsart package: see here. I am using the name-year citation style, and it works well in my own tex compiler. However the version that the ...
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Large Brackets Make Line Breaks too Small

\documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{parskip} ...
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Aligning multiple lines in long equations and arranging the line breaks in `\align` environment

I have the following code sample: \begin{align} \pi^{(1)}_{i j} \enspace & = \enspace -\frac{1}{4}\eta^{\lambda \sigma} \left( \eta^{\mu \alpha}\eta^{\nu \beta} + \eta^{\mu \beta}\eta^{\nu ...
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In Longtable, In multirow greater than \textwidth

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,right=1cm,top=3cm,bottom=1.5cm,marginparwidth=5.5cm,marginparsep=1cm,outer=8cm]{geometry} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{longtable} ...
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Underline long url and linebreak

I have a long url which I want to appear blue and underlined. Furthermore it must linebreak if the url is to long for a single line. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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Integral domain on two lines [duplicate]

Consider the following integral: $$\int_{\text{One line \\ Second line}} \text{Loss}\left(\text{Foo, Bar} \vert \alpha\right)$$ which renders: How can I have One line and Second line on two ...
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What is the meaning of \fussy, \sloppy, \emergencystretch, \tolerance, \hbadness?

There are many way to influence line breaking, and avoiding overfulls on long unbreakable pieces of text. I'm puzzled. We are told that using \sloppy document-wide is not good , that an alternative ...
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Automatic fallback from \fussy to \sloppy

If I activate \sloppy document-wide, will the paragraphs that render well with \fussy be affected? If answer to the above is yes, is it possible to have \fussy by default, but automatically enforce ...
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New line avoiding errors and following WYSIWYM philosophy

I understand that using \\ is not a good idea. It's better to use just the "enter" key or the \par command. Anyway, I don't like what I get. I would like to have a blank line between two pieces of ...
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How to break a long equation?

I have a long equation but long enough to occupy two lines. I want to break it to improve readability. How can I break it? \begin{equation} F = \{F_{x} \in F_{c} : (|S| > |C|) \cap (minPixels ...
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New line, line breaking, `\\`: a definitive answer [duplicate]

In most basic courses of latex, they say that to separate two block of texts, you need to use \\ at the end of the first one. Anyway, this seems to be a bad practice according to lot of people (see ...
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What is the difference between \\, \par, and blank line [duplicate]

Checking today this topic, they talk about the difference between \\, \par, and even a new line. And that people does not know the difference. And indeed, I don't know it. Can you enlight me? And ...
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How to make listings package break TeX code only after control sequences?

Package listings always likes to break TeX code after backslashes. How to make it always break before backslashes? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} ...
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How to force a newline

I want to have a new line after a bold written text. Sadly the following LaTeX code does not work (this is my original section): \section{Analyse des Firefox-Source-Code} Der Source Code von Firefox ...
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unbold title and no line break for a subsection

How can we unbold the title of a subsection and suppress the line break, like it was done in the following image? The answers in the duplicate deal with how to do that for all the subsection. I want ...
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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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Breaking inline math within longtable or tabular

So, I've got the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{p{0.4in}cp{2.75in}p{1.8in}} Symbol & Unit & Describes & Equivalent ...
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List of values does not fit line

Have a look at the code below. The list of values for \alpha and \beta are too long to fit one line and the last values of each list disapears. Therefore I want them to break as soon as the edge of ...
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New line size. What can I do?

I'm writing my Ph.D. thesis and I'm using a format that a colleague of mine gave me. I noticed a strange situation: there are all around blocks of text that I separate with \\ only. Anyway, on pdf ...
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R-code linebreaks AND themes in knitr

hpesoj626 provides two great minimal working examples for how to get R-code linebreaks AND code highlighting in knitr. I was wondering if it was possible to use Yihui's knitr themes within either of ...
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Colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package

I want to get colorful prebreak and postbreak tokens with listings package, but the following code doesn't work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor,listings} \begin{document} ...
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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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Is it possible to skip the first line in a theorem environment?

I'm currently writing up some solutions, and I like to rewrite the problem before answering it. I've set exercise to be a theorem environment, and the code I'm using is \begin{exercise} ...
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line breaks when using ldots

I have a line in my novel which is not breaking in what I would think to be natural places. It appears to be due to my use of ldots: ``It was fine.'' she said, defensively. ``Just\ldots more and ...
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How make LaTeX interpret each line as a new line within an environment?

I have list of file names in a multicol environment. I can use sort commands on them when needed e.g. (sort -u). I would like to temporarily make LaTeX recognize a single-newline (\n) as a new line. ...
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What are the rules for placing & while using the split environment?

I have the following equation: \begin{equation} \left\{\left(a,b\right) \mid \right.\left. a \in A, b \in B\right\} \end{equation} And I want to force specific line breaking and alignment using the ...
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Break URL in figure caption [duplicate]

I'm trying to break a url that is part of the figure's caption. I used \burl but didn't work. What can I do? This is my main code: \documentclass[11 pt, letterpaper, oneside, openright]{book} ...
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How to left align sub-equations in which some sub-equations are split across multiple lines (with their own alignment)

I have a set of four sub-equations, which I each want numbered and left-aligned. The second and third of these sub-equations are too long for one line so I am using the split environment to manually ...
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Algorithm return statement does not begin on new line

I have the following code for displaying an algorithm: \begin{algorithm} \caption{Compute index of nearest grid point given particle position (1D)} \label{nearestGridPoint} ...
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Wrong wrap URL in bibitem - LATEX [duplicate]

I need fix wrong wrapped url. I tried a lot of examples but not helped me. Thanks. \documentclass [ing,male,java,dept460]{diploma} \usepackage [czech]{babel} \begin{document} ...
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How can I effect a line break in a listing's caption defined with \lstname?

I'm using the package listings and defined the caption as \lstname, so it shows the relative path and the filename when I use the input command of the listings package. However, sometimes, the ...
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How do you make a tight box using \begin{framed} and how do you skiplines in it?

I cant fit a tight box using this code: \begin{framed} \begin{flushleft} \# Description of the data \\ summary(training) \end{flushleft} \end{framed} and I dont manage to skip lines. Can anyone ...
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Long word wont go to next line

I'm using polyglossia package in my document and have some parts where I don't want to have hyphynation so I'm using \disablehyphenation command as documented. Now when I'm having very long words in a ...