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### How can I create block of text that ignores the surrounding glue? [duplicate]

After developing a custom environment that has both table-like data and paragraph data, I noticed some interesting effects. The glue (I think) is messing with the alignment of the text around each ...
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### Contest: Show Off Your Skillz in TeX & Friends [TeX.sx birthday]

Submission Deadline and Voting are over, thank you for participating! Results Academic Gonzalo Medina – 31 Andy – 19 cmhughes – 11 mbork – 6 Other Yiannis Lazarides – 38 szantaii – 20 Ant – 15 ...
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### Indenting a whole paragraph

How do I indent a whole paragraph at the same distance from my left margin, with the simplest command or environment?
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### Why is \baselineskip not inserted before an \unvbox?

It seems that \setbox0=\vbox{\hbox{abc}}\unvbox0 is not equivalent to \hbox{abc}: the former does not insert a \baselineskip in the following situation. \vbox{% \hbox{XY}% \hbox{abc}% \hbox{...
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### Two column table, enumerate first column but not second

I need to have a two column table, where the first column contains enumerations and the second take plain text. For example, Column 1 Column 2 1. Step 1 Reason 1 2. Step 2 ...
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### Vertical space after minipage (EDIT : in an environment)

How to get proper vertical white space on linebreak after a minipage? I.e.: How to fix my \alphabet command below so that the green and red marked spaces (in the figure below) are equal? (Is that \...
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### Increase spacing after minipage

Hello i am using a line of code to draw 2 equations next to eachother using \minipage{}: \begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth} \small \label{e3} \begin{split} \frac{\mathrm d x'}{\mathrm d ...
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### Why is \strut working in these scenarios?

\strut seems to be a powerful command to get the interlinear spacing correct; particularly, when working with text in \parboxs or minipages. But it's also nice in contexts in which LaTeX is setting ...
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### Can't I put a list inside an \lrbox?

I want to have a list in my saved box. Why doesn't the following work? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{setspace} \newsavebox{\mybox} \newenvironment{myenv}{% \begin{lrbox}{\mybox}% \begin{...
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### \vfill and vertical space

In a two-column document, I would like some text to be positioned at the bottom right of the right column. The text is inside tabular and flushright. An MWE is: \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \...
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### Force a block of text to be impervious to page breaks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unbreakable block I have a block of text (possibly comprising many paragraphs) near the end of a page. The page break is being inserted in the middle of this block--how do I ...
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### How to get headings to be an integral number of lines high (using the memoir class)?

I use the memoir class and the \checkandfixthelayout command to calculate the \textheight so that an integral number of lines will fit. This works very well: But now I want to add a few section ...
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### How do I break a line without breaking a column?

I would like to have a forced line break without having a break in a column, similar to how the //* gives a line break while preventing the page from breaking. Specifically, I would like to be able to ...