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How to keep a constant baselineskip when using minipages (or \parboxes)?

When a minipage is used to box a text paragraph, the first line of the minipaged text and the last line of the previous text paragraph are closer than two consecutive lines in a standard text ...
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How can I indent a block of text for a specified amount? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indenting a whole paragraph Write text with some fixed amount of space from the margin I would like to indent a paragraph or two for a specific amount. The quote ...
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\addtolength{\leftskip}{2em} does not apply to equations in the paragraph

I have a paragraph which should be emphasized using left and right skips. Thereby I recognized that it simply ignores equations in this paragraph. Is this reasonable? \documentclass{article} \...
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How to configure/redefine the quotation environment to cite?

I want to redefine the quotation or quote environment so that I have a different presentation style, such as big quotes or all italics, right aligned, etc. I also want to cite the source (a real cite,...
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How can I indent the whole paragraph instead of only one line?

To comply with the braindead thesis style guide for my university, I need to be able to indent a whole paragraph using the same indentation level that is used to indent the first line in regular ...
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Own environment with own label

I want to have an environment for strategies. So far I used the package ntheorem to define such an environment. I use it like this: \begin{strategy}[bla] bla bla \end{strategy} And get: <...
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indentation of a whole paragraph

My problem is that I would like to write something like in LaTeX: But I can't seem to do it wihtout reading like: Which is pretty anoying to do all the time, in the middle of writting. Is there a ...
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Package geometry parameters and changing left margin

I want to make an indented paragraph, that is to indent the whole paragraph and not just the first line as happens with \par. I use geometry, so I thought that package might have a parameter that ...
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Why does indenting a paragraph compound on subsequent paragraphs?

I'm attempting to indent cases and subcases of a proof by 1.3cm. However, when I apply adjustwidth to a subcase, it seems to affect the subcase following it. Here is how it looks with my current code:...
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How to correctly insert and justify abstract paragraph on my bibliography?

I am trying to add abstracts to my bibliography, I found these questions for help: Bibliography Style with abstract and numbered references What is wrong with the "abstract" field? But ...
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aligning question numbers, paragraphs

I am typing up a sheet of course problems, and wanted to offset the question numbers from the text of my solutions slightly. Based upon an answer to this question, I tried adjusting leftskip. The ...
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Changing margin for a part of page only

I would like to change the margin for an image only, I've used \newgeometry{left=0.5cm,bottom=0.1cm,right=0.5cm} \includegraphics{tada.png} \restoregeometry But it affects an entire page
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Change environment's width

I'm writing my homework and I would like to change the environment's dimensions of \documentclass[10pt,spanish]{article} % INICIO PAQUETES \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[...
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Compile Error: KOMA-script (scrextend) 'Command \setfootnoterule already defined'; Package clash?

I followed the instruction to indent a block of text in my document. So I added new package scrextend and simple code: \begin{addmargin}[1em] indented text text text \end{addmargin} but when I ...
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Hanging Indents & troubles with \newenvironment

I'm new to latex, and I've done a lot of searching but can't seem to find a fix for this: I want a pretty straightforward proof environment, proof followed by a hanging indent. Like this: \...

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