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How to obtain a justyfied paragraph with correct word-spacing in tabular environment?

I'm trying to obtain a tabular with three columns of text vertically aligned on top (using array package and p{'width'}), but I can't figure how to obtain a regular spacing between words, like a ...
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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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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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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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1answer
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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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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 ...
6
votes
1answer
123 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
81 views

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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1answer
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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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Change paragraph spacing without messing up the rest of the document

If I use \setlength{\parskip}{1cm plus4mm minus3mm} Or change the lengh of parskip in anyway, it not only changes the space between paragraphs, but also the space before and after equations, the ...
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Uneven space between bibliography entries using flushend

I'm having problems with uneven spacing between bibliography entries. As seen in the attached screenshot, the space between entry 4 and 5 is much smaller than the rest of the distances. This makes the ...
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spacing between \paragraph{} and next chars

Is it possible to make a new line between the text of \paragraph{} and the next characters ? I've tried this, but nothing have changed. \paragraph{Raffinement du cas d'utilisation \og Rechercher \fg} ...
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139 views

Vertical space between two paragraph (only)

I would like to increase the vertical space between two specific paragraphs. These paragraphs are already in a deep section (\subsubsection{}) so I do not want to put each paragraph inside a ...
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2answers
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Reduce spacing between two (custom) paragraphs in scrreprt

I have defined a custom paragraph named myparagraph to use it as a small, unnumbered headline within my document. The reason is that I like the font of the paragraph heading, which is not as bold as ...
4
votes
1answer
90 views

How to take the following paragraph

I'm new to TeX and I'm a bit lost. Could someone tell me how this should be written (marked 'PROBLEM HERE' in the code) Situation: When argument #2 is space (empty paragraph), I want to use next ...
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votes
2answers
325 views

Justified paragraph followed by right-aligned paragraph with custom spacing

I'd like to have a paragraph of ordinary text with a single right-aligned line underneath, with a custom vertical spacing (0.5 cm) between them, but can't figure out how it is done. My best guess is: ...
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How to have indented text in ntheorem environment without a newline at the beginning?

I would like to have an indented paragraph inside a ntheorem environment where the first line is not indented. Using the quote-environment inside ntheorem lets the paragraph start with an ugly ...
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109 views

Creating paragraphs with automatic width

I've got a bunch of paragraphs that I'm manually "tabbing out" using hspace of varying degree. After the varying amount of hspace, I'm trying to make a paragraph that fills the remaining width ...
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1answer
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How to use two parskips?

I'll go straight to the point. I'm using the parskip package, in particular with this option \setlength{\parskip}{0.3\baselineskip plus2pt minus2pt}. This code: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, ...
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Should I use \\ to end a line or a paragraph? [duplicate]

I am somewhat confused as to how to approach the following issue. In my thesis is have a lot of text and want to group this is using line breaks and paragraphs. Up to now I have been using \\ to ...
6
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1answer
473 views

Tight horizontal lines around a block of text

I wish to create a block of text with tight horizontal lines above and below, e.g. This is a paragraph. The following example seems to produce more space between the paragraph and the horizontal ...
3
votes
1answer
376 views

Setting paragraph indentation AND vertical space in KOMA class

I would like to have both a paragraph indentation and a vertical space between paragraphs in a the KOMA article class. At the moment I use \documentclass[12pt,captions=nooneline,DIV=14, ...
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vote
1answer
160 views

Prevent page break without removing vertical space

I have a single sentence paragraph that introduces a list, and LaTeX is trying to insert a page break between the paragraph and its list, which I find unacceptable. I can prevent that page break with ...
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291 views

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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Remove vertical space between paragraphs for IEEEtran class for conference

I am using IEEEtran latex class 2-column format for conference. It gives me spacing between paragraphs which I want to take off. I got the template from this link. ...
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109 views

lock spacing in math mode [duplicate]

Is it possible to "lock", or protect, the spacing of a math formula displayed in-text, so that latex will not stretch and squeeze the formula? I would not like to do this globally for all formulas, ...
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\phantom causes a spacing issue between paragraghs

Could anybody tell me why does phantom command create paragraph spacing issues as described in this thread: This sort of code Vin.\ i zvat.\ mn.\ imaju akcente kao i im.\ mn.: \emph{zȗbe : zȗbi}, ...
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339 views

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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votes
1answer
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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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votes
1answer
614 views

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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votes
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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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votes
1answer
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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 ...
6
votes
1answer
377 views

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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votes
2answers
380 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

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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votes
1answer
346 views

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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votes
2answers
141 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
755 views

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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votes
1answer
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Add \par only if last paragraph did not end with displayed math

Background: I have named "sections" (sections for rest of this question) which are conditionally displayed or suppressed based on parameters. To simplify the test case below, these are controlled by ...
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vote
1answer
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How do I insert an empty line? [duplicate]

How can I add an empty line between to paragraphs, thus separating them more strongly?
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votes
1answer
532 views

Annoying paragraph spacing issue with memoir

I have a spacing issue while using the memoir class. The main problem is that after the first paragraph there is a line skip and an indentation and afterwards, all the paragraphs are indented properly ...
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428 views

How does \\ suppress spurious spaces while \par\noindent doesn't

I'm trying to build a description-list-with-header-line by using a macro. In the non-MWE, the macro adds additional value like index entries and margin notes, but here I have the simplest case ...
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1answer
800 views

Different vertical spacing (parskip) between concurrent section titles and paragraphs

I'm trying to remove the spacing between section headings, but maintain the paragraph to section heading spacing. Even though I set titlespacing before and after to *0, there is still spacing - quite ...
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votes
1answer
287 views

Flexible vspace

I created a macro to insert diary-like right-aligned paragraphs. \newcommand{\diarydate}[1]{\begin{flushright}\textit{#1}\end{flushright}} Example: \diarydate{New York, August 1992} This looks ...
0
votes
0answers
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Space Above Equations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vertical spacing before and after equation environment: empty line or not? I am using iPython Notebooks and a utility called nbconvert to translate notebooks into LaTeX. ...
2
votes
1answer
101 views

Octavo environment stanza break spacing

In the octavo document-class, there is (as in many others) a verse environment for the setting of poetry; however, breaking stanzas appears to be unimplemented: there's no difference in vertical ...
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votes
0answers
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Empty line between paragraphs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an easy way to have my whole document with a space between paragraphs rather than indentation? Adding an empty line between paragraphs does not work, \newline ...
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votes
2answers
456 views

Making mdframed paragraph behave like normal paragraphs in terms of spacing

I'm using the mdframed package to highlight a paragraph with rules on both sides. However, the mdframed-environment creates a box for the paragraph inside of it and so the spacing around it is ...