{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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Using needspace for every paragraph with LyX

I am using 2.0.5.1 on a windows XP OS. I have MikTeX 2.9 installed. I am trying to use the needspace package. As such I have opened MikTex installed it , then refreshed FNDB via the 'Settings' in ...
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Manual linebreak with justification but without empty line afterwards

What do I write at the end of a paragraph if my text is a couple letters short of being flush from left to right and I want the last line stretched slightly so that no empty space is left that the ...
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More condensed version of \parshape

\parshape can handle arbitrary paragraph shapes. One extreme is contained within How to layout irregular paragraph shape, where it can handle setting paragraphs like this: However, a simplified ...
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Add a paragraph sign for each paragraph

Because my supervisor don't like review my papers with PDF format, I have to find a solution to convert my .tex files to .doc file. However, the solutions given in many forums beyond my level. So I ...
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How to eliminate excessive vertical spacing [closed]

How would someone go about eliminating excessive spacing (leading) in a document? I don't see any reason why these gaps are there. Below is part of the code that I'm working with, the gaps are after ...
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Awkward line spacing with \LARGE font size

I'm confused about the look of my rendered output. It looks strange. I'm not doing anything special, but it looks like there is not enough vspace between the lines? The letters are almost touching. I ...
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multirow with paragraph

I created a multirow table in LyX. When I tried to convert it to PDF, LyX hang and I had to kill the process. Finally, I narrowed the problem down to a MWE where there is only a single multirow cell, ...
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LuaLatex: How get ascii text from paragraph, change it and render again

Is possible to render paragraph in LuaTeX -> get ascii text with hyphenation -> put back text and render again? I have simple text: "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, conse... laborum." I need get this ...
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How can I center multiple paragraphs that are wider than the text width?

I have a figure that consists of multiple paragraphs of tabulars and images. At least one of these paragraphs is wider than the text width. How can I center the entire figure so that the widest ...
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bigfoot, paragraph-style footnotes, and premature page breaks

When using the bigfoot package and its paragraph-style footnotes, sometimes page breaks are inserted in the main text although there's room for another line. I've nailed down the problem in the ...
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Replace paragraphs with boxes [closed]

I would like to replace the paragraphs of a compiled document with framed boxes. Although I read the /tex/latex/base documentations I have no idea how to tackle this problem. In detail I want to ...
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Latex - width of the colorbox

I'm doing my CV in Latex using this template: http://www.howtotex.com/images/latex-plaincv-screen.png My problem is the duration of the working experience. If I write for example March 2013 - ...
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\intertext doesn't play nice with \paragraph

I have the following test case: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \section{Test} \paragraph{Group A:} \begin{align*} E &= mc^2\\ E ...
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How to remove the indentation from the first line of a paragraph

I am using a template provided by our university. I have read and tried many way to remove the indent from the first line in a paragraph. I have the paragraph below: \paragraph{1. Number of Sides ...
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How to color the font of a single row in a table, while using a paragraph column?

I tried to color the text of the headers of my tables. Sadly it doesn't work properly as soon as you use it with paragraph columns. Below is my MWE presented. The header in the first table is as I ...
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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} ...