{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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How to reduce space before \paragraph

I am using \documentclass[11pt]{article} and I would like to reduce the space very slightly that is put in before each \paragraph{Some text}. A MWE. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} ...
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\raggedright removes paragraph indentation

This code \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \raggedright \lipsum[1-3] \end{document} produces three paragraphs with a ragged right edge and no paragraph ...
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Paragraph indents with optional line break

I am writing a document in which I would like to be able to use different kinds of paragraph breaks. I want to use indented first lines without a parskip for most of the new paragraphs, but for ...
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Proclaim command with multiple paragraphs

In page 131 of "TeX for the Impatient", it says the followings for proclaim command: \proclaim ⟨argument⟩.␣⟨general text⟩\par This command ``proclaims'' a theorem, lemma, hypothesis, etc. It sets ...
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Keeping equations as part of a paragraph on the same page

I want to have equations with item lists as part of a paragraph such that there is no page break between the equation and the item list, but there can be a page break in the middle of the paragraph. ...
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Implicit \hfil at the end of each paragraph?

Why do Alpha \hfil\ Omega\par and Alpha \hfil\ Omega not flush "Omega" to the right?
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Why fixfoot's fixed footnotes don't accept neither paragraphs nor lists?

Ordinary footnotes accept both paragraphs and lists: \documentclass{article} % \newcommand{\alist}{% \begin{itemize} \item Foo. \end{itemize} } \newcommand{\twopar}{% Foo\par Foo.% } % ...
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parskip package, keep the indents

That may be a stupid question but is there a way to keep the indent while using the parskip package? I use parskip to keep spacing between my paragraphs while leaving the table of contents and lists ...
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IEEEtran: IEEEParstart overlapping letters

I'm creating a IEEEtran document, I noted that if I use: \documentclass[twoside]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \IEEEPARstart{?`}{Qu\'e} es lo que es tan inusual en la microelectr\'onica?. La respuesta ...
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justify text and preserve paragraph indentation

I want to justify my text to left without losing the paragraph indentation. I tried ragged and flushleft, although both justify the text and the next paragraph. So I am losing intendation. I do not ...
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How to make tabbed newlines

I need to make my text look like this for a homework assignment, how can I achieve that? (Sorry if the title or tags don't fit, I don't even know how this is called)
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How would I take imported file and format it to account for spacing?

Basically what I'm trying to do is use something like \input{details.txt} which contains: ____Here are some random details with stuff everywhere. This is to see if latex will use this ...
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Multiple consecutive \par's equivalent to just one?

I think the answer to this question should be positive but I just couldn't find it answered elsewhere: Are multiple consecutive \par's the same as a single \par? For example, is \par\par the same as ...
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Numbered paragraphs with optional titles

I am trying to define numbered paragraphs \mypar which can admit an optional <title>. I did the following: \newcounter{paranum}[section] \renewcommand{\theparanum}{\thesection.\arabic{paranum}} ...
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Ignore spaces and \par's after an environment

In defining an environment, I could use \ignorespacesafterend to ignore all spaces after the environment. But how could I also ignore all \pars and empty lines after the environment? In other word, ...
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Best practice of spacing [closed]

What would be the best configuration of spacing of elements (lines, paragraphs, section titles, lists, list items, ...) in document (such as official report, thesis)? The criteria are: Perception ...
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Footnote marker is rendered outside paragraph's bounding box

A word with a footnote marker is sticking out of my paragraph's bounding box: Is there a clean way to fix my layout so that nothing sticks out of the paragraph?
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Plain TeX Paragraphs in Tables

I want a small amount of information to be placed in columns. The problem is that the information contains paragraphs. Basically this is what I want: Column 1 Line 1 Column 2 Line 1 Column 3 Line ...
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paragraph indentation inside an indented environment

I have used the thmtools-package to create a new proof environment. With the following code I indented the whole environment: \AtBeginEnvironment{prf}{ ...
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safe places to skip lines in the source

Ideally, I would like to be able to skip lines before and after \section, before and after many environments (theorem, itemize, enumerate, etc.), between \items in a list, before and after ...
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Move short keywords to the left of the text in box, not marginpar/marginnote

I am trying to create a command that moves (short) keywords to the left side of the text. They should be "right" aligned" with a fixed separation between the keyword and the text. The command below ...
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Increase paragraph in \moderncvstyle{classic}

I want to slightly increase the space between paragraphs in this cover letter: %% start of file `template.tex'. %% Copyright 2006-2013 Xavier Danaux (xdanaux@gmail.com). % % This work may be ...
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Undefined control sequence \maketitle prints

I got the code, listed below as a template from my university. But when i try to delete '\price', i get the following error; ! Undefined control sequence. \maketitle ...prints } \par {Price: \euro ...
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How to enumerate the items in line within the paragraph not each item in a separate line?

I want to have the following: A graph can be cut in several ways including \begin {enumerate*} [label=\itshape\alph*\upshape)] \item minimum cut, \item normalised cut and \item average cut. \end ...
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Reduce the number of lines of a paragraph [duplicate]

How can I tell Latex that I want my paragraph with n less lines? I saw a question some days ago, but after twenty minutes of heavy searching (I think), I found nothing. There is a “penalty” or ...
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Indenting Paragraphs of Text [duplicate]

I am trying to write a paper in LaTeX. I am able to indent most of the paragraphs by using \\ at the end of the previous paragraph and adding a blank line in between the paragraphs like so. This ...
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Paragraph space

I'm currently writing a math document containing equations, theorems, remarks, etc. I find it difficult to understand how LaTeX manages the vertical space between two paragraphs. E.g. when you don't ...
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How can I read in files paragraph by paragraph?

I have an interesting project here and, while I could do it manually, it seems to me to be an interesting puzzle to automate it. I have the following structure: ./ +- main.tex | +- originals/ | | | ...
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How to concatenate a whole paper into one big line of text + footnotes

I've helped my girlfriend typeset her Bachelor's degree paper with LaTeX. I'd like to create a single-page poster version of the whole text. Cf. "All the World's a Page" posters, e.g. ...
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Vertical skip between p{…} rows of tabular

I want to increase a bit the vertical spacing in my tabular table. I did something like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{p{4cm}p{4cm}} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet ...
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Shaped paragraph with centred picture (shapepar & cutwin)

I spent much time on this, but could not manage it or find a similar problem. I would like to insert a picture in the center of this heart shaped paragraph, the text should be wrapped around it. ...
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Minimum number of characters in the last line of a paragraph [duplicate]

Last line of paragraph should end with a minimum of five characters of the word. Is it possible to obtain this with LaTeX ?
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Latex inserts blank line AND indents new paragraph [duplicate]

I'm very new with LaTeX. My setup is as follows: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{makeidx} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{graphicx} %the above just for the case that it is relevant to the problem ...
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Problem with boxes and paragraphs

I am trying to create a form for my company. I am new to Latex and based on some tutorials i was able to get to a certain point. But as you can see The fbox is starting from a different margin I am ...
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Controlling Spacing after paragraph

I'm sure this is trivial, but I'm new to LaTeX and having trouble getting some formatting correct. I want two columns with bold headings and non bold text after. One of the headings, "experiments" has ...
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Line break after description label

How can I ger a line break after the label of a description environment item? I'd like to keep the indentation and the bold face for the item label, but I'd like to have the body of the item in a ...
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Latex tables, text follows tables to the next page

I really appreciate your help and cooperation, I'm happy to find replies to all my questions in your platform :) I'm very new to LaTex and have a question: I'm using the tabularx environment and don't ...
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How to put paragraph after a figure in latex? [duplicate]

I want to put a paragraph after an image but latex always put the paragraph before the image. how can I do it? Thank you.
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Insert paragraphs and subparagraphs into letter document

A few weeks ago I aksed for Insert chapters into letter document but now I need to add paragraphs and subparagraphs into letter document. The previous answer says that I need to copy those commands ...
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Basic question on spaces

I'm trying to learn LaTeX in my spare time using "Learning LaTeX" by Griffiths and Hingham. I copied down the example code on page 6 and when I compile it there's no paragraphs. Could someone point ...
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Paragraph separation with “article” document class

I'm writing a text but it seems the document class "article" doesn't allow for paragraph separation. Is there any way to force the paragraphs to have an space between (even in the abstract)? ...
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Difference between commenting out empty lines and \noindent?

My question is similar to this one but I understand the behavior described there and am interested in best practices in cases like the following. Typically, when ending an environment like quote in ...
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Changing paragraph begin/end commands

Is it possible to modify TeX/LaTeX commands so that certain commands are executed before/after a paragraph? For instance, we know that when the LaTeX compiler sees the \par command or a whitespace ...
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Subparagraph between two pages is not aligned correctly

I have a tex book document, containing chapters, sections, paragraphs and subparagraphs. The subparagraph that you see in the code is inside a section. The problem is that if the subparagraph is ...
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How to start a new line in \boxed{}?

I have: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \newcounter{conto} \setcounter{conto}{\time} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{dsfont} ...
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Formatting my basic tex report with specific spacing and font settings

Ok so I am configuring the settings of my tex file before starting my (mathematical) report and am going through my basic template and removing all packages I don't need and believe I have the very ...
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Equation causes overfull hbox

I have the following code, which causes an overfull line. I don't know how to fix this. Any ideas? \documentclass{elsarticle} \usepackage[math-style=TeX]{unicode-math} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Why does \ExecuteMetaData break my paragraphs?

I have a lot of content to assemble in several different ways and would like to use excerpts from one file in another. I have specified: \usepackage{catchfilebetweentags} I then have an external ...
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Formatting: Numbering paragraphs of sections

I have some problems in writing an article with inequalities. What I want to say: Now, it appears as Cauchy's Inequality 1. Introduction 2. Theorem Bernoulli's Inequality 3. Introduction 4. ...
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How to break a paragraph between double {}

Document class I use the following document class: sig-alternate.cls The document class can be found at: http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates Problem: I have the following ...