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Insert a new line without \newline command

I'm searching for inser a new line just push the "enter" button on the keyboard. Is there a solution? This is the "boring" way: \section{mySection} My really really really long text.\newline ...
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What does \\* do?

I have some code, and when I use \\*, it causes some things to become unaligned, but when I use \\, the alignment is correct. What's the difference?
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Difference between \\ and \tabularnewline

What is the difference between \\ and \tabularnewline? Is it same as the difference between \\ and newline? Is \tabularnewline preferred over \\ when creating tables?
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What is “\\” called?

I’ve seen it take arguments, and apparently there’s a starred version, but I can’t find any documentation because it is ungooglable!
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Looking for an (old?) problem with \\

(No, I'm not looking for a solution. I'm really looking for a problem.) I remember that, a long time ago, I encountered a situation where the \\ (newline) command would insert a blank line if the ...
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What is \arraybackslash doing on my table column?

The \arraybackslash was used on answer table at How to auto adjust my last table column width, and why is there Underfull \vbox badness on this table? \documentclass[10pt,a5paper,twoside]{memoir} \...
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How to center chapter, section and subsection using memoir?

I am trying to centre chapter, section and subsection using memoir, with the following code: \renewcommand{\chapnamefont}{\centering\normalfont} \renewcommand{\chapnumfont}{\centering\normalfont} \...
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tcolorbox & text vertically center align

tcolorbox and text does not vertically align to the center with one another. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tcolorbox}% for framed rounded boxes \tcbset{colframe=black,colback=white,colupper=black,...
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What is the difference between \\, \par, and blank line [duplicate]

Checking today this topic, they talk about the difference between \\, \par, and even a new line. And that people does not know the difference. And indeed, I don't know it. Can you enlight me? And ...
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newline command causes a small space in column

I want to present 4 figures inside one float, so I'm using the following format: Although, when I present this float I get: As you can see, there is a small vertical space between the first "line" ...
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Proper way of line breaking [duplicate]

I know 2 options to break the line. Option 1: Abcdef\\ Ghijkl Result: Abcdef Ghijkl Option 2: Abcdef Ghijkl Result: Abcdef Ghijkl Are there any rules when to use which? PS: I'm using ...