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What are exactly those \widowpenalties and what are they doing precisely? [duplicate]

In this answer, the author is using the command \widowpenalties=3 10000 10000 150. While I can understand what \widowpenalty is doing, I found no documentation for \widowpenalties3 nor for \...
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Suppressing pagebreaks within paragraphs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid page-breaks inside paragraphs? The style spec for a document requires that pagebreaks come between paragraphs or list items, so paragraphs are never split across ...
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Typesetting limitations of LaTeX

What are the typesetting limitations of LaTeX? In other words what are the things that desktop publishing and word processing programs do better than LaTeX? I am not really interested in things that ...
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Avoiding page breaks shortly after section/subsection headings

By default, LaTeX allows a page break after the first two lines of paragraphs following section/subsection headings. How can I enlarge this minimum to, say, three lines or 10 percent of the value of \...
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Typesetting poems

I have ~250 poems to typeset, consisting of ~40 verses each. 99% are in this form: line 1 line 2 line 3 line 4 line 5 line 6 line 7 line 8 ... The "source" of each poem is a PDF file which I use ...
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How do I forbid pagebreaks inside urls without forbidding linebreaks?

Consider the document \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \edef\l{Lorem,ipsum,dolor,sit,amet,, consectetur,adipiscing,elit,,sed,do, eiusmod,tempor,...
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Line Overflow and Page Breaks in References (Bibliography in RMarkdown PDF Pandoc)

Update I rewrote the post providing a MWE according to the suggestions by the comments below. Problem When generating the list of references at the end of my paper, the PDF output has two issues ...
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Using needspace for every paragraph with LyX

I am using 2.0.5.1 on a windows XP OS. I have MikTeX 2.9 installed. I am trying to use the needspace package. As such I have opened MikTex installed it , then refreshed FNDB via the 'Settings' in ...
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How to prevent page break in the last three lines of an environment?

I want to create an environment, thats content should not allowed a page break in the last three lines of the last paragraph. If the last three lines of the text inside the environment reach the ...
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prevent page break inside a sentence

I am asked to not break sentences so that they are on two pages. Is there a way to globally and automatically prevent sentences to be split into two pages? It should look like it would be a new ...
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How to prevent a page break in a bib item?

I'm making an annotated bibliography like the following MWE, thanks to moewe's answer. I would like to prevent a page break in a bib item, though the page break between the items is tolerable. A ...
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How to keep an environment with the last line of the previous environment?

I quite often include attributed quotes in my documents, using something like: \begin{quote} Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds. Also, I like bananas! I like bananas so much ...
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How to avoid pagebreak, and properly group <surname> <name1><name2><name3> with imakeidx?

I am using imakeidx. How do I group entries in the (person) index in a way that they do not get split across page boundaries? My goal here is to have groups of surnames "Smith" and a group ...
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How can I control the minimum number of lines in last page?

How can I control the minimum number of lines(5 lines) in last page? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello, here is some text without a meaning. This text should show what a printed text ...
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Avoid pagebreaks inside paragraph using while obeylines

Is there a way to stop pagebreaks inside paragraphs in a document with \obeylines? I have found this question: How to avoid page-breaks inside paragraphs?, but none of the solutions suggested there ...
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