I am writing my B.Sc. report. Here I have write a part of introduction. but the problem is I want begin the sentences with a gap like... **enter image description here


Don't do that! Anyway, you may need indentfirst package


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As I commented, it is somewhat of a typographical standard that the first paragraph following a sectioning name is not indented.

However, one can overcome that with \hspace*{\parindent}, which I have macro-fied as \indentthis.

\indentthis Blah blah is indented.

This will be auto-indented.

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    better to use indentfirst I think, rather than having to find all these again if you change your mind about the document style. – David Carlisle Apr 23 '19 at 12:38
  • @DavidCarlisle I agree. I therefore have macro-fied it so that the macro can be nullified if desired. – Steven B. Segletes Apr 23 '19 at 12:43
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    but you still miss the opportunity to use indentfirst: a package with impeccable heritage and the highest documentation-to-code ratio of any package on ctan:-) – David Carlisle Apr 23 '19 at 14:01
  • @DavidCarlisle LOL, no doubt. I was very tempted to plagiarize the answer of JouleV just so that I, too, could employ this exquisite package. But, at the last, my conscience got the better of me. – Steven B. Segletes Apr 23 '19 at 14:06
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    @DavidCarlisle Your package is simply the most understandable LaTeX package – user156344 Apr 23 '19 at 16:14

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