{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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indentation of a whole paragraph

My problem is that I would like to write something like in LaTeX: But I can't seem to do it wihtout reading like: Which is pretty anoying to do all the time, in the middle of writting. Is there a ...
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Marking the end of a definition

I'm using the amsthm package to define a definition environment as follows: \theoremstyle{definition} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition} To my surprise, this provides barely any typographic ...
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hangout first line of paragraph in new environment

This question follows the question 282721 (\command without {} ending at the end of the line?). My new environment does three things: Creates a paragraph of its kind \quote Hangout the first ...
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Bibliography style paragraphs wrong behavior

My code is: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage[letterpaper,left=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2.5cm]{geometry} ...
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Footnotes within \paragraph

I am writing my first university paper in Latex and I am getting compile errors when trying to use \footnote{} within the \paragraph{} command. My document looks roughly like: \begin{document} ...
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How can I create block of text that ignores the surrounding glue? [duplicate]

After developing a custom environment that has both table-like data and paragraph data, I noticed some interesting effects. The glue (I think) is messing with the alignment of the text around each ...
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Blank rule after end of paragraph while using the \input{}

At this moment I am writing my first .tex file using the \input{} command. My 'master' file will look like this. %preamble \begin{document} \input{introduction.tex} %et cetera \end{document} ...
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Enumerate paragraphs and subparagraphs like sections but with letters

I'm using pandoc and in my template.tex exists this code to make the paragraphs and subparagraphs to behave like sections. % Redefines (sub)paragraphs to behave more like sections ...
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Lyx Paragraph Settings not working

I keep unchecking the indentation box in the lyx paragraph settings, but after I apply the change, and go back to my work, it never seems to work. I will then write a new line, and press enter and it ...
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Is there a way to switch columns in paracol without introducing a paragraph break in the pre-switch column?

(M)WE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{paracol} \begin{document} \newcommand{\switchtoleft}{\switchcolumn[0]} ...
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How to wrap a `\newcommand*` into a multi-paragraph environment?

As stated elsewhere, it is usually quite recommended to use the starred \newcommand* instead of \newcommand since this helps finding missing }s by disallowing paragraphs in its argument. Every now and ...
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How to fix paragraph's run-in heading on a single page before \afterpage and the text being on the first page after \afterpage?

TeX Live 2014 on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS, compiling with xelatex. Minimal working example: \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{book} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{a4paper, left=3.5cm, right=2.5cm, top=3.5cm, ...
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Correct counting of paragraph number is header/footer

I want to \usepackage{fancyhdr} to list paragraph numbers in the header/footer of a document. Most of the time this works fine but when a new page starts with a paragraph, the number is also listed on ...
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New hanging format for all paragraph in a newly defined environment

I'm trying to define a new environment where all paragraph should adopt a new indention. I tried to use \hangafter and \hangindent to do this. However, these commands only apply to the first para ...
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How to stop indentation of new paragraph in tufte-handout? [duplicate]

I'm using the tufte-handoutclass, but I want to deviate slightly from the template. I would like to separate paragraphs through a small space, not through indentation. I usually do this in my Latex ...
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Structure like itemize but with no indent

I am writing an IEEE conference paper, and I am looking for a structure like itemize to list a bunch of properties but I would like to remove the indent from each item. As you might know I can not ...
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Classicthesis: spacing after paragraph end [closed]

I am using classicthesis with the package ArsClassica for my master thesis. I saw that in the example document for ArsClassica there is some horizontal space before the beginning of a new paragraph, ...
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Change \rigthhyphenmin at end of paragraph only

Into paragraph I use: \lefthyphenmin=2 \righthyphenmin=2 and it's correctly for me. But some paragraphs ends with too short right part (two ot three letters) of hypenated word (looks like ...
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Unused global option(s) [english]

Whenever I compile my TeX file, I get the following warning Unused global option(s) [english] and Underfull \hbox(badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 27-28
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\figure creating vertical space

I have the following problem: say I have three paragraphs of text, and there is an \figure command between the second and third paragraph. If the graphics float is put somewhere else (say, at the top ...
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Blank line after defined paragraph

As you can see in the following code, I have a chapter definition which is always followed by one or several scenes. The heading of the scenes does not show any title, but instead two blank lines (the ...
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Disallowing paragraph breaks inside environment

An environment, singlepar, is supposed to contain a single paragraph. This means that there must be no paragraph breaks inside the code it wraps: \begin{singlepar} Right. \end{singlepar} ...
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“arrow down” shaped paragraph in LateX? [duplicate]

I would like to shape some paragraph (using KOMA-script scrbook class with two-column option) to make it look like a down triangle (cul de lampe in French, do not know how this is called in English ...
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paragraph over 2 columns in an article document

I have a two column format for an article and a small paragraph which i want to split in those 2 columns(hard break). I dont want to use \vfill, as I am intending to display a table after the ...
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How do I add a block element after the current line, without interrupting the paragraph?

The multicols package does not support single-column floats, only the *-form floats. I use multicols, and I have block elements (tables, figures, etc.) I'd like to float to the top (usually) of single ...
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How can I define a unique vertical spacing value for all parts of my document which has lists and paragraphs?

I am trying to write my CV in LaTeX and I am not using a specific package for CV. I am coding it myself. My problem is: The space after normal paragraphs and the space after the lists are not the ...
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How to put characters between every paragraph

I'd like plain TeX (pdftex) to put a specific sequence of characters between every paragraph of its output. For example: Original text might be: This is paragraph 1. This is paragraph 2. This ...
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Make all single line paragraphs \noindent

I want to make all multi-line paragraphs with indentation and all single line paragraphs without. Similar to what is described in Turn off paragraph indention for a single line. But! I need to ...
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Temporarily increase spacing between paragraphs in a quotation, and then put it back

I would like to add an extra blank line between paragraphs inside a quotation, but only inside of that quotation. I know you can do this using \parskip, but how do I restore the old value? I tried ...
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Text left spacing (local “margin”) [duplicate]

How can I add left space to a block of text? (see the attempts and pictures below) I can think of two ways: minipage \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] ...
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Move command to the beginning or end of the paragraph

I have a macro that replaces a word in the middle of the paragraph and figure (inside a wrapfigure environment). But the text justification looks awful and it seems to be because wrapfigure cannot be ...
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Equation at page break forces widow line from previous paragraph

I have a two-column document, and I'm having some weird behavior at an automatic page break. I have some text followed by some equations like this: So that abutting triangles do not double-paint ...
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Paragraph numbering not showing when paragraph begins a page

I've made this code to number paragraphs for easy reference, but if a paragraph "normally starts" in a new page that paragraph number goes out of the scope of the page. The numbering works fine if a ...
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Reduce vertical space before \paragraph and fit as many lines in the page as possible

ORIGINAL QUESTION: Is there a way to discourage latex from putting too much vertical space before the start of a new \paragraph, before theorem and proof environments, and other paragraph-like things? ...
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Typesetting descriptions and computer commands

I write some introductory system administration notes for my students. Some text and some lines of verbatim Unix commands, repeatedly. I disabled indentation of text paragraphs following How to ...
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How to continue \startParagraphNumbers in ConteXt

I just started using ConteXt to typeset some legal documents. The paragraphs in these docs need to be numbered sequentially. And though I did find a code for this in here ConteXt Ref ...
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Hspace* at each linebreak

Here a minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \parindent0pt \begin{document} \end{document} I don't want to use hspace* all the time. Is there any possibility to ...
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Indention: Disable (Globally)

Problem Given the beamer class. Can I remove indention globally? \setlength{\parindent}{0em} didn't work out. Example Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Resolving troubles with line breaking in paragraph

I am working on a larger project with text I cannot alter at all, so I obviously run into various troubles with overfull and underfull hboxes &c. Therefore I've created the following macro (using ...
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\everypar in section (or chapter) command not working

This is a follow up question of Automatic Paragraph Numbers (\everypar only for paragraphs and not for \section and so on). I want to change \everypar in every section (or chapter). As soon as ...
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Automatic Paragraph Numbers (\everypar only for paragraphs and not for \section and so on)

I want to write a specification and each paragraph should automatically be numbered. I found something similar in a book about fitness training: I prepared a small MWE (two-sided layout): ...
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Original on odd, translation on even pages

I have a text and its translation. I want to print the original text on even pages and the translation on odd pages. Paragraphs of the two versions should be aligned to each other. Do you know an easy ...
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Newline in caption in amsart

This answer (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/48313/38588) explains how to eliminate the error from a newline inside a caption for a figure. However, this does not work when using the amsart document ...
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Double hard carriage return does not generate indented paragraph after pasting text from Word. Any tips or workarounds?

I'm using ShareLaTeX and I have pasted some text from Word into the tool. In some of these sections I am noticing an issue when I compile to PDF. Even though a blank line exists in the LaTeX coding, ...
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\marginpar for all the document

I'm trying to do the following: put the input line number (of the code) on each paragraph in the whole pdf output. For example, for the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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Inserting predefined paragraph number in page header - follow up

I am following up further on the questions in: Inserting predefined paragraph numbers in page header I was not allowed to comment on this issue so had to create a new question. @Andrew. @Sujato has ...
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Footnote numbering per-paragraph

How can I produce this footnote numbering? Paragraph 1: This is a text [footnote 1]. This is another [footnote 2]. Paragraph 2: I have seen in many books this usage of footnotes [footnote 1 for ...
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How to skip a page when a new paragraph has only one line available [duplicate]

Is there any way to automatically (i.e., without \newpage) make latex begin a new page when there's only one line left on a page? So, for instance, the 5th paragraph in the example below would start ...
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Why is there no indent to the first line in my quoted paragraph?

I wanted to indent some quoted content (both 1cm from left and 1cm from right), so I defined a new environment (MWE) as follows \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \usepackage{latexsym} ...
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Why hbox does not start a new paragraph?

These two produce the same result: abc %\null def \bye abc \null def \bye These two are different: abc %\null def \bye abc \null def \bye Does anybody know where this behavior is ...