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{indentation} is about the first-line indentation of normal {paragraphs} as well as about the indentation of, e.g., {lists}, {quoting} environments, {captions}, and the various elements (sectioning numbers, titles, ...) in a {table-of-contents}.

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Memoir class - I would like to have footnotes without indentation on the first line, but no formatting options seem to work

I am using the memoir class and I am trying to get rid of the space before footnote marks. I would like to have the whole paragraph as a block, without indentation on the first line. I tried changing ...
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How do i get a new poetry line to be hanging indented .25 inches yet in a custom blockquote format ,5 inches away from margins?

Im trying to get this doc environment which has everything in a blockquote form without hanging indentation and that will be used in a double spaced doc to get the functionality of a picture: \...
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How do I get auto indentation of text that is after MLA sections?

I'm trying to make an MLA template that can automatically have text that goes after sections be indented .5 inches, but even when I manually indent, nothing works. \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{...
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How to get rid of indentation with trivlist continuing in a new page [duplicate]

Newbie to LaTeX. I've used \trivlist to list out my items, but as the list expands to a new page, there is some indentation which throws off the entire format of the list. Can someone please help me ...
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Extra indentation added in enumitem after item 10

I am creating a legal document with numbered clauses. To get this I am using an enumitem. I have the desired format and indentation I want, but when the number of items reaches 10 or higher, extra ...
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Numbered paragraphs with same text indetation on differrent levels (for legal clauses)

I'm trying to create a legal document with clauses and sub-clauses essentially I want it to look like this: I have tried to get this effect using enumitem like so: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{...
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numbering indents

I want to do some variant of the exam on an A4 sheet. So, in another question I asked how to make numbering in a frame. But I found out one problem that when I use “\\” to move the text, the ...
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Indentation problem inside the description environment

I have the following simple code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb,amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Text in captions not indented after a line break when using ragged2e (caption, tabularx)

I have a problem with the packages ragged2e, caption and tabularx. Maybe someone can help me? tabularx is used to create tables that should be horizontally centred, display centred table cells and ...
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Automatically aligning Roman numerals with other text within the document

I began typing my pdf file using overleaf. The material I have consists of Math MCQs. I faced many problem and decided not to continue typing before I fix these things first. However, as commented in ...
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How to make the separation between bibliography label and entry auto-adjust (BibLaTeX)

I am working in an {article}-class document with BibLaTeX used. EDIT 240526: I am working in Overleaf. I am failing to apply an automatic recalculation of my \biblabelsep. A screenshot of what I have ...
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Latex paragraph indentation missing

I am using \setlength{\parindent}{1cm} and \setlength{\parskip}{0cm} in preamble for consistent paragraph indentation, however when rendering file in pdflatex I have no indentations visible in my ...
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Why does the enumerate margin change when specifying item format?

In a nested enumerate environment, I want to specify the format of the items using the [a)] syntax. I noted that the indentation of the left margin changes when explicitly specifying the item format. \...
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Automated parskip after formulas

I understand that English people generally want to delete paragraph indentation everywhere... This is not the french custom, and I there is very few tips on how to add indentation in LaTeX. Hence my ...
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Remove the indentation for one line or paragraph within enumeration environment

See the blue box in the screenshot. I have a paragraph INSIDE an enumeration. I want to remove the indentation for that so that the paragraph will be aligned to the left WITHOUT indentation. Below is ...
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tikzpicture environment makes \noindent have no effect

See this MWE please: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \usepackage{ulem} \setlength\fboxsep{0pt} \begin{document} % \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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Problems with text alignment in paragraphs when creating a LaTeX template in RMarkdown

Although I have a lot of experience with R, I'm fairly new to LaTeX, and it's proving to be quite a challenge. I work as a biologist and my current project is to automate the creation of labels for ...
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Indentation of verbatim environment result in additional empty line before the following content, why?

At first, I added an indent to the verbatim environment, code is shown below: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Some text before the verbatim environment. \begin{verbatim*} % <--...
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Indent ExPex examples that are not numbered

ExPex offers \exdisplay to create linguistic examples without numbers (usually in combination with \noexno to prevent the counter being incremented). However, according to the manual (pg. 71), ...
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How to use hang indent to write this paragraph?

I want to write a paragraph like the one in the picture and indent all the lines but the first one. How can do this?
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Starting a new line in an item inside enumerate environment without the undesired vertical spacing produced

I have the following code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,openany]{book} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{mathtools} \DeclareMathOperator{\im}{Im} \DeclareMathOperator{\id}{Id\,} \newcommand{\...
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Use negative indent for my references in a scientific paper [closed]

I'm trying to use negative indent in my reference, to make them more clear. Like in this image: When I use \setlength{\parindent}{-1em} in a paragraph, the results don't respect the original format ...
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Sections being indented for no reason

I'm trying to draft a resume and I used this template. However, as you notice, there is indentation of each section heading for no reason: I have no idea why this is happening. I tried disabling ...
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How can I remove the left indent in a longtblr?

How can I remove the left indent in a longtblr? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularray} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=2mm]{geometry} \begin{document} \DefTblrTemplate{firsthead, middlehead,...
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Quote with left indent only [duplicate]

I would like to use quotes with left indents only. The standard \quote command creates both right and left indents. I have been using instead the following: \begin{enumerate}\item[] "place ...
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LaTeX Workshop - latexindent.pl not finding indentconfig.yaml on Windows (VS Code)

I'm using LaTeX Workshop on Visual Studio Code on Windows and encountering an issue with the latexindent.pl script. I'm getting the following message: latexindent.pl didn't find indentconfig.yaml or ....
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remove space after newpage

In this article: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} a \newpage b \\c \end{document} b is spaced weirdly. \raggedbottom didn't help How can i fix it and slap it on the left?
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Changing indent level within one enumerate

Within a single enumerate environment from enumitem, I would like to vary the indent level. I've seen examples where leftmargin is configured at the start of the environment, but I would like to ...
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How to add alternating (book) indentation into an existing pdf?

I have my own latex script and I need to add an already existing .pdf file, but I need it in the printing form (my latex document class has the twoside parameter). I am using the pdfpages package, so ...
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Indentation in question in examclass

How can I remove the indentation in question' text? \documentclass{exam} %Set the font (output) encoding %-------------------------------------- \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} %...
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Tcolorbox automatically indents the text after the equation

I have a problem I do not know how to solve. I am using tcolorbox to create equations which are colorful with a frame. However, after the equation the text that follows is always indented, even though ...
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Footnotes and figures exceed margin [duplicate]

I must have messed something up with the packages that I load. Figures and footnotes exceed the margin of the text. Anybody knows why? See the MWE below which includes my full preamble. Some of that ...
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How to stop LyX from indenting the start of every paragraph?

I can select the paragraph > Right-click > Paragraph settings > Uncheck "Indent Paragraph" > "OK". But now new paragraphs still have the same indentation. How do I stop ...
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Can you make certain lines wrap around early and have a hanging indent beyond the regular indent?

I want to modify this LaTeX code to create a hanging indent effect when the line wraps to the next line. I want this to break at around 75% of the textarea and start wrapping around to the new line ...
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Remove indentation and hang in itemize environment in beamer [duplicate]

I am using \setlength{\itemindent}{-1em} or \itemindent=-13pt to reduce horizontal space before items in beamer, but the problem is the hang for the second line. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document}...
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The indent setting is not consistent [closed]

The paragraphs in Chpaters and Sections have indent. But the first paragraph of the subsection does not have indent. In the .cls file, it is set as \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} And what should I do if ...
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Random Indentation In my code

Here is my COde: \documentclass[12pt,fleqn]{article} \usepackage[margin = 0.25in, letterpaper]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{framed} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Inconsistency in table of content, table with one digit has different space comparing to two digits

I used the following main code : \documentclass{report} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % PACKAGES %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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itemindent and nested lists

LaTeX lists are good and bad. They make life much simpler when it comes to left and right margins and vertical spacing. But they do have quirks. In the following MWE, I have two simple list ...
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\AddToHook{begindocument/end}{⟨code⟩}\begin{document} not equivalent to \begin{document}⟨code⟩?

(This a follow up of this question about indentation of paragraphs with the standalone class.) The following MCE gives the expected result (indented paragraphs): \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \...
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How to tune the multiline equation with the self-defined indentation?

I followed this QA link to left-align the equation and this to prefer using \hspace instead of \hskip: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,mathtools} \usepackage[algosection, ...
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Change first-line indent of \thanks note

I would like to change the first-line indent of the \thanks note to 1em, but searching through article.cls and latex.ltx I cannot seem to figure out where the indent is specified. \documentclass{...
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How do I to indent headings and all their contents? [duplicate]

I am somewhat new to LaTeX and I wish to have each level of heading indented more than the previous and have this effect the contents of that heading. Is this possible? If it is possible how would I ...
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How to indent first paragraph once in KOMA-Script

I would like to indent first paragraph "manually" with \indent command in my KOMA-Script article (scrartcl) in some specific place within document, while keeping other first paragraphs no-...
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hanging indent with familiar footnotes in reledmac

I'm setting something with the reledmac package and am having trouble getting the second series of familiar footnotes to have hanging indents. I'm probably putting the command \hangindentX in the ...
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Prevent indentation in command or environment after section header

I am creating a custom command with \newcommand that creates a new block of text on a new line. I want the command to behave as regular text with respect to indentation, i.e.: be indented after a ...
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Automatically Indent the Last Line of a Statement a Prescribed Amount

Consider the code, \documentclass[12pt]{book} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \large \noindent\textbf{How to Automatically Indent the Second Line of This Statement a Prescribed Amount---Say ...
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Indent all but first line of text in Bibliography section

I am writing a review in Latex and I'm writing the references directly into the Bibliography section in the main.tex file without using BibTex or bibitems or anything like that. I want to indent all ...
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How to disable only the question indentation and keep the parts and subparts indentation

I've been using the Exam package for my answering my problem sets, that's going good. The exam package indents all the questions for some reason, because my document is only questions, it makes the ...
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Do the \parindent and \noindent cancel each other out?

I was reading through the \maketitle command provided by the default article.cls class and it has the following code: \newcommand\maketitle{\par \begingroup \renewcommand\thefootnote{\@...
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