{paragraphs} are distinct text divisions that begin on a new, usually indented line. In TeX, a paragraph is ended by the \par command or at least one blank line. If your question is about the \paragraph or \subparagraph sectioning commands, use {sectioning} plus {sections-paragraphs} instead.

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Modify space between paragraphs and nothing else [on hold]

When I modify the usual \parskip it adds space to everything: formulas, titles,.. I want to change spacing only between paragraphs, not any other things. The parskip package does not help. How can I ...
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Hanging Indents / Text Wrapping

I'm trying to implement a command to be used in place of the itemize/enumerate environments. The idea is that I want to have a command (\detail), which can be used to construct an itemized list ...
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72 pt. spacing before Section heading [duplicate]

I'm trying to add a 72 pt. space before the section heading. I do not only want the 72 pt. between paragraphs but basically every section should start at a new page with a 72 pt. spacing before it. ...
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question in latex

\\ command in latex creates a new paragraph. I want a command in which when I finish a line, I want to have next line black and then I want to start from the left of next line. Is there an easy ...
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How to get a *lazy* list to play nice with other environments

I've created a lazy itemize command. Partially I've just done it for the hell of it: to see if I could create a command to do what I want it to. Partially to try to get to understand better how ...
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Safely overriding default paragraph breaking to something unusual

I am, as an experiment, trying to simulate a certain typgraphic style which uses only the pilcrow sign to separate paragraphs -- no line breaking. What I'm after should look like this: This example ...
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Resetting \parskip to 0pt “seems” to be ignored by \par

I was revisiting old code and rewriting things in what I thought was a more elegant manner, but I got unexpected results. I have the following code which seems to do exactly what I want it to do ...
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Document paragraph spacing changes

I'm a bit confused about the paragraph spacing in my large document. To begin with my document has spaces between the paragraphs, which looks nice. However about halfway through it changes to no ...
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Force unskipping paragraphs

I am using OmegaT for translating a huge amount of text, which I thereafter export to a text file format. However, due to the way OmegaT breaks text units up ("segmentation" they call it), I sometimes ...
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Hanging Indent for Every Paragraph in Memoir?

I'd like to set a hanging indent for every paragraph in my document. Yes, I know that's unusual but that's the goal for today. I'm using the memoir document class, and so far I have the formatting ...
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Latex text goes out of bottom margine and get clipped

Following is the code that gives the wired result. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt, oneside]{book} %enable linespacing commands% \usepackage{setspace} %set onehalf line spacing \onehalfspacing ...
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Setting \parindent to 2em or \quad

I would like to set \parindent to 2em (or \quad which is the same if I know correctly). How can I do it? \setlength{\parindent}{...} only accepts values with length units, for example, 15pt, 1cm, ...
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Last word of paragraph appears on new page after figure

I use a figure environment without placement specifiers, and it ends up being put on top of a page, with the very last word of the preceding paragraph put just below it. This means that the page with ...
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Change parskip in eledmac

When I try to adjust parskip in eledmac, it only takes effect when the paragraph starts with a label. For example: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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Align section titles in margins properly

This is a follow-up to First paragraph indented after section title in margin, but I'm unable to vote, comment, or accept answers there because it's made under a guest account and not linked to this ...
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First paragraph indented after section title in margin

How do you keep the first paragraph from being indented, even when indentation is off, when using section titles in the margin? I'm pretty new to LaTeX, but I thought I was getting pretty good at it, ...
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Indenting part of a paragraph

I'm trying to get this result in LateX. I've looked at a few questions about indenting an entire paragraph but can't find how to keep my abstract label at the margin and then indent the rest of the ...
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How to make a framebox around paragraph title

I would like to have a framebox around some paragraph titles. Something like the diagram below. I would like the framebox to have a background color (e.g. cyan), round corners, and shade if possible. ...
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How can i make (force) a paragraph to be justified and have a specified number of lines

How can i make (force) a paragraph to be justified and have a specified number of lines? Intra-line spacing is not important, but the paragraph should be completely rectangular. Below is a minimal ...
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Paragraph numbering (lineno for paragraphs)

How can I add margin numbering for paragraphs? It should be alternating (left and right) for odd and even pages. So basically like lineo with the switch option but for paragraphs instead of lines.
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Equally distribute text among a given amount of lines; automatically adjusting the width

Given some text, I want to centrally align this text on a given amount of lines. For example, \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Nam dui ligula, fringilla a, euismod sodales, sollicitudin vel, ...
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Enumeration for “regular” paragraphs

I would like to have enumerated paragraphs using the document's default paragraph layout. Currently, I achieve this using manual enumerations using the code listed below. How can I get the same ...
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Spacing between paragraph of text and itemize list

My code from TeXworks below outputs a paragraph of text followed by an itemize list followed by another paragraph of text. Each paragraph is double-spaced, and the spacing within the text of each ...
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What is indentation good for? [duplicate]

I am a German native speaker and I have a question that concerns latex, i.e. the command \noindent. As I would do it, a text with several paragraphs would look like this: Duis autem vel eum ...
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Paragraph indentation

I am trying to get TeX to indent every new paragraph, but have not been successful after trying many different preambles. Currently, this is my preamble: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Spacing of text within a table cell

I am inserting the following text inside the cell of a table \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[pdftex, final]{graphicx} \usepackage[francais]{babel} ...
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vertical space between paragraphs and `topsep` in \usepackage{enumitem} cancel each other out

I'm using \setlength{\parskip}{\baselineskip} to insert vertical space between the paragraphs in my document. However this create a conflict with my list environments. To solve that I am using the ...
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The correct way of making vertical spaces between paragraphs

This little piece of advice is all over the web: "Do not break the document flow in LaTeX." So what is the "correct" way of making an "extra large" break between two paragraphs (the same thing you ...
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Typesetting novel dialogue where one speaker has multiple paragraphs

I'm typesetting a novel wherein many characters have 2+ paragraphs of uninterrupted dialogue. Example: “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet…tik. “Nullam orci dolor, porttitor a…julo? “Nulla nibh ...
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Can't get \hangfootparindent to work with \footmisc

I use \footmisc to style my footnotes, with the hang option (in combination with raged2e). I'd like to set the second and subsequent paragraphs in multiparagraph notes with an indentation, but can't ...
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parskip=half option ignored after captionof

Using minted, I'm typesetting listings that are longer than one page. However, using the listing environment that comes with minted does not work, because it does not break at the and of a page. I ...
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Choose the line spread of a particular font size

Suppose that (say) I am writing text of size \large but want the line spread associated to the \huge size. How do I do that? Obviously, I want a solution that works in gerater generality, that is, ...
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Suppress paragraph indentation after tcblisting environment?

I am writing a document containing lost of snippets of code, and I've defined an environment using tcblisting from the tcolorbox package to do this. The environments work fine. What I want to do ...
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set parbox in preamble

is there any way to set a \parbox of a specific size in the preamble and then automatically pass text from the main body into it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Indent paragraphs

I wrote all my text using the command \paragraph{} and now I'm difficulties to indent and set the spacing between paragraphs. I would like to indent the first line of paragraphs with spacing of 1.25 ...
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Have paragraphs with spacing between them inside “flushleft”

In my LaTeX document, I'd like to have two paragraphs which are separated by some smaller vertical spacing. When I use the following code, this works just as intended, automatically: ...
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How to see explicit paragraph markings in compiled document?

Sometimes I find it hard to keep track of where new paragraphs begin in my document. I have a lot of display equations and \noindent commands, as well as line breaks, blank lines, figures, etc. I ...
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Paragraph Indent Together With Hanging Paragraphs :: Combining Commands

I think this is more an issue of my not understand Tex's syntax than anything else. I want to format my paragraphs as shown below. There seems to be a way of combining the three commands I'm using ...
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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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KOMA script and amsthm: Space lost before and after theorems

I am having a problem similar to this and this, but without using parskip, and only after a recent package update. The MWE \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \theoremstyle{plain} ...
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Changing margins in .sty

I'm trying to change the margins in an input .sty. I'm trying to set different margins for the first and second page. I've managed to alter the margins but the first paragraph in the second page has ...
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Creating a mixture of indented/outdented paragraphs

I want to be able to produce text that looks like this (except prettier and with spaces iinstead of underlines) first paragraph first paragraph first paragraph first paragraph first paragraph first ...
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How to create a customized paragraph?

In addition to numbered and unnumbered paragraphs (section, subsection, subsubsection) I would like to have in my thesis some indented and titled paragraphs, but as paragraph command doesn't meet my ...
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Paragraph spacing within minibox

I have tried all kinds of gimmicks, but I am stuck trying to reduce the double-spacing within the minibox to single space. (Obviously, I want to keep the global \onehalfspacing option.) This sounds ...
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Indenting text after numbered paragraphs

I have a 60 page document with numbered Sections, subsections and paragraphs. All the paragraphs are numbered. I want all the text to be indented evenly after the numbered paras, such as the following ...
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Textsize changes with \par

This is somehow a follow-on post of Newline linespacing problems within a table cell. What i want to do is having different font styles in one table cell. I've learnt so far that a local size change ...
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\usepackage[parfill]{parskip} Not working [duplicate]

Below is an example, any help on why it's not working? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, oneside, notitlepage]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} ...
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Suppressing Paragraph Numbers in LawTex

I am using the LawTex package, arbitration class. I am trying to edit the final page but I need to remove the paragraph numbers that are automatically put in place. Essentially, on the last page I ...
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How to number (on the left margin) paragraphs instead of lines?

I am aware of package lineno for row numbers, but my line numbers may change due to English language editing but my paragraphs will likelly not: is it possible to number (on the left margin) ...
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Extra skipped space between the paragraphs in one subsection only

There is only one sub-section in the document, where there is extra space between the paragraphs. The sub-sections before and after do not have any extra space. I did not add anything different for ...