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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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Font and Style considerations for business reporting

I read through this question on general considerations about using LaTeX for business reporting. I am interested in any advice on how to style LaTeX appropriately for business type reports. For ...
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Extended draft mode which includes source information for manual print-out to source synchronisation

I'm looking for a kind of extended draft mode which places the source code position of paragraphs, sectioning commands and figures etc. as marginpars or similar in the PDF, so that they appear on a ...
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Changing the hyperref target for back references in biblatex bibliography

In my bibliography style, I have added a trigger to change the biblatex bibliography back reference mechanism to refer to the paragraph numbers in the margins ("runners") instead of pages. \def\blx@...
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Adding something automatically to every paragraph in an environment

I'd like to know if it's possible to have something added automatically to any paragraph in a given environment. I use LaTeX mostly for doing fill-in-the-blank worksheets at the school where I work. ...
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Avoiding increase of number of fonts (families) with fontspec/xelatex?

(I actually came to a solution with this, which I've posted separately, but I thought it'd be good to document anyways - and of course, any comments to this are welcome) This is the problem - I need ...
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Automatic Paragraph Numbers (\everypar only for paragraphs and not for \section and so on)

I want to write a specification and each paragraph should automatically be numbered. I found something similar in a book about fitness training: I prepared a small MWE (two-sided layout): \...
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Numbered paragraphs without using \paragraph

I would like to get numbered paragraphs. However, I'm in the process of "retro-fitting" quite a long document and inserting \paragraph (or any other command) every time would be very painstaking. The ...
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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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Paragraph numbering

I've got a question following from a previous post answers on numbering paragraphs (Automatically assign a number to every paragraph). I used the code that Alan provided, however it seems that I can'...
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How can I synchronize page-breaking text across columns?

tl;dr: Like footnotes, but on the side (easy part). These notes must be on the same page as their reference points, so the "main text" needs to break whenever the notes break. I'm trying to produce ...
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Changing paragraph begin/end commands

Is it possible to modify TeX/LaTeX commands so that certain commands are executed before/after a paragraph? For instance, we know that when the LaTeX compiler sees the \par command or a whitespace ...
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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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Paragraph numbering extension, automated with option to opt-out and outside margin

I'm trying to get a numbering of the paragraph on my book in a similar fashion as this example. The manual approach works fine, but now I'm considering two extension cases. 1) Automated numbering ...