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Have new line between paragraphs, no indentation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an easy way to have my whole document with a space between paragraphs rather than indentation? I am sure that this must be a dup, but I can't find the right keywords ...
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How to insert vertical space between paragraphs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an easy way to have my whole document with a space between paragraphs rather than indentation? Googling didn't give required results. (Many, but not applicable or ...
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How to use the parskip package? (space in between paragraphs)

Sorry, because I think it's a many times asked topic. But I don't find an example which help me to understand how to create a white space between paragraphs. I think parskip is the package I need to ...
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Add space between paragraphs in Beamer

Customizing spacing between paragraphs in Beamer plagues me constantly. To split two paragraphs by one empty line I usually put \medskip tag between paragraphs, but this is very ugly solution. Now I ...
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vspace equivalent of newline

I am writing one report using LaTeX and R. I just found \vspace can be used for \newline. May I know how much \vspace == \newline? \vspace{x cm} = \newline x = ?
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Is it good style to use \newline instead of just leaving a blank line in order to get a new paragraph?

The two alternatives in my question of course lead to very different results. If you use \newline, then your paragraph will not begin indented. Also the spacing between the paragraphs differs. I am ...
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When to indent a paragraph?

I use indentation of the first line for paragraphs. When a new paragraph starts after a code listing (or some other figure), this looks a bit unpleasant to me. What is the typographical convention for ...
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Paragraph spacing affecting table of contents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an easy way to have my whole document with a space between paragraphs rather than indentation? I am trying to increase the spacing between paragraphs, using \...
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Paragraph spacer: blank line and no indent, instead of indent [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an easy way to have my whole document with a space between paragraphs rather than indentation? I would like to have my paragraphs separated by a blank line, with no ...
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No paragraph indentation everywhere, except for specific paragraphs

By default, I prefer to have no paragraph indentation (which I have implemented by putting \setlength\parindent{0pt} in the preamble of my document), but for my current document I would like to be ...
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Shorthand for empty line or \\ \indent

This page says that \\ starts a new paragraph. However, it does not end up looking the same as inserting an empty line in my source code (which I have always used to define paragraphs), which also ...
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Indent all the normal text

I decided to write my first own latex class that has to reproduce template used for some intenal type of documents made in word. I cannot find how to do one thing. In the template, all standard text (...
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Occasional gap between paragraphs, no indent on first para

In LaTeX I'm using memoir class. I want to break long passages into logical units with some white inter-paragraph space. \medskip etc. indents the first subsequent paragraph - I want it unindented, as ...
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Fool-proof paragraph skipping

I'm using XeLaTeX, and I need to have paragraphs that are only separated by vertical space, and with no indentation. However, no matter what I try, I always get indented paragraphs. This is my ...
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How should I do manual line breaks?

How do I break lines manually? Methods I use: \linebreak \\ \n Which is the recommended one? Example: If I just put like this in my tex file, This is for people who love VIM and for people who ...

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