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How to disable automatic indentation on new paragraphs?

I'm using a template that I can't/shouldn't modify. This template forces that every time a new paragraph begins, there is an indentation added. In some rare cases this is just looking really ugly and ...
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8 answers
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Why do people use unnecessary braces?

I often see people creating new macros where the macro token is surrounded by braces. For example, \newcommand{\foo}{foo} This is unnecessary and I find the extra braces make it harder to read. Why ...
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Turn off indentation for some paragraphs

I am trying to turn of the indentation for a group of paragraphs in my document. So I would like something like: \begin{noindent} Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 Paragraph 3 \end{noindent} How can I ...
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\noindent for whole document without \parindent=0

I'm writing a Cheatsheet with a lot of formulas and having paragraphs indent is just wasting space and doesn't look good at all, so I want to disable autoindentation. But sometimes I still want ...
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Removing an indent (when \noindent won't work) [duplicate]

I am using a CV template that indents all text within a section (the template can be found here). I want to remove the indents, and my 'solution' has been to repeatedly type \hspace{-0.8em}. Surely ...
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text before and after itemized are not align under subsection

I tries to add some text before and after using itemize. However, they are not aligned. How to align after text with before text? \documentclass[UTF8]{ctexart} \begin{document} \section{A} \...
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Removing an indent (when \noindent doesn't work)

I am using a CV template that indents all text within a section (the template can be found here). I want to remove the indents, and my 'solution' has been to repeatedly type \hspace{-0.8em}. Surely ...
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Text keeps compressing or expanding when splitting text with ```\\\\```

I highly doubt that this question hasn't been asked before, but I haven't managed to use the right search words to find it. In case it matters I'm writing in Overleaf and use \documentclass{article}. ...
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Cause for the indentation

I have the following code and maybe someone can tell me which line of code is delivering the indentation of the first line on every paragraph? \documentclass{IEEEtran} \makeatletter \newcommand*\...
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remove space for text after figures or tables [duplicate]

The code is as follows \begin{figure}[h] \centering \includegraphics[width=0.5\linewidth]{figure} \caption{Comparison elements in a row of $A_1$ and $B_1$} \label{fig} \end{figure} The above ...
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Paragraph numbering in the margin + line numbering (using reledmac)

I would like to have the paragraph number in the right margin (preferably without a full stop after it; and without indentation of the text) At the same time, I would like to have line numbering that ...
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