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The package parcolumns has an option nofirstindent to “suppress the indentation of the first paragraph in the environment,” but apparently it indents other paragraphs, even ignoring \noindent.

Is there a way to avoid this, and suppressing all indentation?

  • The parskip package? If you suppress indentation, You must have a non-zero parskip. – Bernard Apr 5 '15 at 13:29
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You can make it zero with

\setlength{\parindent}{0pt}

I have used this inside a group so that this is effective only inside parcolumns.

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{parcolumns}
\usepackage{kantlipsum}
\usepackage[margin=.5in]{geometry}

\begin{document}
\kant[1-2]
{\setlength{\parindent}{0pt}
        \begin{parcolumns}{2}
            \colchunk{%
                \kant[1-2]
            }
            \colchunk{%
                \kant[3-4]
            }
            \colplacechunks
        \end{parcolumns}
}
\kant[1-2]
\end{document}
  • Great, it works just fine! – DaG Apr 5 '15 at 15:08

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