{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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Text overflows out of paragrapgh layout

I have no idea why it overflows out. What can I do? connect_metu.mobi_2.php is out of the layout.
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Non-Uniform Inter-Row Spacing in tabularx with p Cells

Take a look at the following picture: The Namespace column is typeset using a p cell. The page layout is in landscape mode. I've set the inter-row spacing explicitly to 20pt. However, since the p ...
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Remove indent of paragraph in fullwidth and add line skip with tufte-latex

The partial answer is here - Remove indent of paragraph and add line skip with tufte-latex It does not work on fullwidth text. How to achieve that? ...
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What to do so text won't splitted on the edge of paragraph? [duplicate]

I don't know if my title is descriptive enough, but that is my problem. In justified paragraph some text will be splitted, like 'descriptive' become 'des-criptive' and the 'criptive' part is on the ...
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\multicolumn error in texmaker

The code below gives me the following error: ! Paragraph ended before \multicolumn was complete. I tried several times but I cannot find what I did wrong. The exact same table works perfectly fine ...
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How to make \hspace affect all paragraph lines?

I'm working on my resume, which I wrote in latex a year or two ago, and now I'm updating it and I'm a lot more rusty than I was expecting. I have a small paragraph that I want shifted over with: ...
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How to cancel the indentation of first line in paragraphs? [duplicate]

I just want to cancel the first line indentation in every section paragraph (include the Abstract). Thank you for any kind help. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{titling} ...
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Why does \everypar not work?

I tried to put a \P (¶ sign) after each paragraph. Therefore, I chose the \everypar={\P} command. First of all, I figured out that LaTeX redefines it internally after \begin{document} Hence, I ...
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Indicating the beginning of a paragraph with a ¶ just inside the margin

How does one most easily typeset a paragraph marker inside the margin, at the beginning of every paragraph? There are different practices regarding the indication of paragraph boundaries. ...
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Paragraph indentation incorrect with picinpar package

I am using the picinpar package and don't know why the paragraph indentation is not working. The problem words are highlighted: Notes: I am not stuck to using the picinpar package, but want to ...
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Equating line length in paragraph [duplicate]

Is there a way to let Latex automatically insert a line break not when it runs out of space, but earlier so that the lines in that paragraph have roughly equal length? In my case, I am trying to ...
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How to use an hyperlink as a paragraph title?

I want to use the hyperref package to create hyperlinks in my pdf output. I have a global table and I would like to link each line to a more detailed table further down the document. And for each ...
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Indentation of sections and paragraphs to show hierarchy [duplicate]

I am having troubles with the format of a work that I'm doing. The default output of LaTeX looks like: 1.1. Section A Latex latex latex latex. 1.1.1. Subsection A-1 Latex latex latex ...
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Empty line does not yield a new paragraph [closed]

While most people want to want to remove the default "the-empty-line-generating-a-new-paragraph"-function, I myself do not even have it working on my system to begin with. I recently installed the ...
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End a paragraph and continue normal section

Inside a section, I have plain text and a paragraph. The section starts with normal text, then there is a short paragraph, and finally the normal section text continues. The last part of the text ...
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Paragraph indent, both \indent and \par, not working

Preamble. I use Win 8 Pro x64, MiKTeX 2.9, TeXnicCenter latest version. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xunicode} ...
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Overspaced paragraphs [duplicate]

\documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{book}%, oneside \begin{document} \chapter{Current Approach}\label{chap:background} \pagebreak \section{Approximation} Nunc accumsan iaculis odio, vel pretium neque ...
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Start next paragraph on this line

TL;DR: Can I convince LaTeX to start the next paragraph on the same line as the current one? The format I’ve chosen for my résumé looks something like this: EXPERIENCE Doctor Midos, Inc.   ...
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Space between paragraphs (local)

I would like to increase the space between two paragraphs only, not for the whole document. For example I want to have something like this Paragraph1: One paragraph here Paragraph2: Space between ...
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Getting back the paragraph in cleanThesis?

I want to use http://cleanthesis.der-ric.de/ for my PhD diss because I dont get into classicThesis. But unfortunately if I press return in my latex code this does not produce an paragraph as usual but ...
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Format a verbatim paragraph

How can I format a verbatim paragraph? I.e. break, fill and join input lines to produce globally balanced output with the lengths of each line approaching the target \textwidth as closely as possible. ...
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Parallel text in ConTeXt

I need to type parallel text on facing pages (original text on right page and translation on left one) in ConTeXt. I've used ledpar in Latex but wasn't satisfied with the results (text is aligned on a ...
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Is there an alternative to LaTeX which isn't whitespace sensitive?

I have been using LaTeX for about a year now, and I quite like it. However, I like to space out my source code. In most languages, this doesn't cause an issue, as extra newlines don't affect meaning. ...
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How to set lengths only for a specific environment (parindent for paracol in this case)?

Is it possible to set a length specifically for an environment? I know it is possible to change lengths for parts of the document only, by placing the \setlength command between {}, but when using an ...
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How can I eliminate section headers, while keeping the first paragraph of each section unindented?

I would like to have the sections of my document to just be separated by a vertical space, with no visible section header. Furthermore, I would like the first paragraph of each section start without ...
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Indent ONLY the first paragraph of a section/subsection/subsubsecion

I need to indent only the first paragraph of each section/subsection/subsubsection. Is it possible in a more clever way than using the indentfirst package and \noindent on each non-first paragraph?
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LyX: Paragraphs ignored in PDF output

I have a document with article class. Here's the minimal example: #LyX 2.0 created this file. For more info see http://www.lyx.org/ \lyxformat 413 \begin_document \begin_header \textclass article ...
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First indent is shorter than it should be

I am using \paragraph{} at the beginning of chapter. All my paragraphs are intended automatically but first indent is always little bit shorter than others (I mean that white space). Does anyone ...
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Reliable code for automatic \noindent after specific environments?

This question led to a new package: noindentafter There are a number of environments which I never want to follow up with an indented paragraph. itemize, enumerate, theorem, definition, etc. I ...
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What is a “Overfull \hbox (9.89561pt too wide)”?

I have this warnings around, some of them seems to be solved naturally but I never really understand what do they mean. What this means? Edit: I would like to keep the question in more general ...
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Better vertical space between paragraphs and centered tabular or figure

When I need to place a tabular or figure inside a paragraph (usually in exams or class notes) I use {\par\centering <tabular>/<figure>\par} because center environment uses too much ...
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Inhibit indentation in paragraph after using the “quoting” package

A little while ago I asked this questions concerning how to quote in the style of "quotation" but without the first paragraph being indented. The answer I got was to use the quoting package instead of ...
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Fool-proof paragraph skipping

I'm using XeLaTeX, and I need to have paragraphs that are only separated by vertical space, and with no indentation. However, no matter what I try, I always get indented paragraphs. This is my ...
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New paragraph without \newline?

I am writing on a larger text and sometimes I want to begin a new paragraph. So I don't want to have a new heading, just a space for visiual reasons. Currently I use the solution with \\ \newline For ...
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Paragraph Spacing within a Tikz Environment

I am looking to replicate the look of paragraphs within a tikz environment (actually a minipage). \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Inhibit indentation of first paragraph of quotation

I'm using LyX. Would it be possible to format something as "quotation" in a way in which the first paragraph doesn't get indented but the subsequent paragraphs does, like the way in which text ...
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How to remove the paragraph break after lipsum block?

Usually I use the lipsum package to produce random text. But sometimes I want to test something just after the text (e.g. some \hrulefill command). I noticed that \lipsum[1] ends with a \par or ...
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Variable white space between paragraphs

I am having trouble finding out why the white space between my paragraphs is variable. Sorry, I am not allowed to post images but sometimes there is no white space (like it should be), just an indent ...
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\addtolength{\leftskip}{2em} does not apply to equations in the paragraph

I have a paragraph which should be emphasized using left and right skips. Thereby I recognized that it simply ignores equations in this paragraph. Is this reasonable? \documentclass{article} ...
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How to format a set of paragraphs with captions to the left of the first line

I am trying to write a document with a list of paragraphs that have an introductory caption displayed to the left of the first line of each paragraph, such that the captions appear as a left column ...
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Defining clauses as in the C standard document?

I am trying to write a document with the same presentation as the C standard document. Here is the document: C draft n1570 Look at page 256 and the 7.12.4.1 section for example. My question is how to ...
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How to get the natural width of the last box in a paragraph?

I want to get the natural width of the last line in a paragraph. For example, the last line of the following paragraph Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann (September 17, 1826 – July 20, 1866) was an ...
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Using memoir, how do I number paragraphs?

I am trying to implement paragraph numbering with memoir. I would like the numbers to be in the outside margin, flush against the text block, and vertically aligned with the first line of the ...
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biblatex: no linebreaks in name lists when typesetting ragged-right

When typesetting a bibliography \raggedright, biblatex seems to have trouble breaking a line between an author's first/last/middle names (and, if multiple authors are present, between two authors). ...
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Inserting automatic vertical space between blocks when \obeylines is active

Sometimes as I write a manuscript in LaTeX for speaking, I want to format parts of it as \obeylines and \obeyspaces permit, so that a single coherent thought is expressed compactly on each line, and ...
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Defining \@ifnextchar to detect a newline [closed]

At the end of a list (eg in \enditemize or similar) I need to detect if there is a blank line before whatever comes afterwards. Can this be done by \@ifnextchar or has someone already done this ...
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Are theorems, lemmas etc as new paragraphs or as in a paragraph?

Curious about skips above and below them and the indentation.
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Indent Theorem like \hangindent, but for multiple paragraphs

I would like to create a theorem style which indents the theorem exactly like a \hangindent would do, expect that the indention should continue for all paragraphs of the theorem. For example: ...
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Text starting at the bottom of paper? [closed]

I start writing my thesis in LaTeX. On one of the paper do have a graph and for some reason it split the text and the text are starting at the bottom of the new page. I am using the ...
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how to control font and paragraph formatting in margins

i'm having a hard time to figure out how to control the exact appearance of margin text (such as is output by the \marginpar command). i'm using XeLaTeX with packages such as geometry, fontspec, ...