{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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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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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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Paragraph Numbering in LaTeX and Space Increase of Indentation

Is there any easy way to do the same thing that this code does: % arara: pdflatex \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[inner=0.75in,outer=0.65in,top=0.75in,bottom=0.75in]{geometry} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting back the paragraph in cleanThesis?

I want to use the cleanthesis template for my PhD dissertation because I'm not into classicThesis. Unfortunately if I press return in my latex code this does not produce an paragraph as usual but an ...
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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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Indent an entire paragraph / section?

I am writing a document with some odd spacing. I am copying another document, and therefore the layout must be almost exact. I have sections divided by letters below, and some paragraphs in each ...
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Numbering paragraphs in latex

I would like to number paragraphs for a covering report I am writing. Paragraphs should increment and not reset with new sections. The text should not be bold. Here is what I have tried \makeatletter ...
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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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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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How to use the parskip package? (space in between paragraphs)

Sorry, because I think it's a many times asked topic. But I don't find an example which help me to understand how to create a white space between paragraphs. I think parskip is the package I need to ...
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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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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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Penalty between paragraphs

How do I modify the penalty given to a pagebreak between paragraphs? I looked everywhere and could not figure out. If I really need to I can redefine \par but I'm unsatisfied with such a hack.
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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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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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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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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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“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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Number and reference paragraphs

For "law-documents" you often want to enumerate every paragraph and cite them somewhere else in your document. This enumeration shall increase through the whole document and have the possibility to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to eat / gobble only whitespace or (implicit) \par?

I created a command that prints material in an aux file and that's all. I can reasonably expect it to (also) be used in the following ways: \precis{Some text} The section goes on. \precis{Some text} ...
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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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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 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 ...