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Questions tagged [indentation]

{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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Indent itemize/enumerate lists with the jfm document class

When using the article documentclass, itemize lists over 2 or more lines automatically indent. However, when using the jfm (journal of fluid mechanics) documentclass, they do not. I have the same ...
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How to remove Indent while using book document class

while working on a project I noticed that some pages have a slight indent over the pages above them. you'll notice that all text on page 12, for example, is slightly more indented than page 11. I ...
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Whole bibliography is indented

this may be a simple question, but I can't find the way to configure all this properly. My bibliography is moved to the right, it doesn't start at the beginning of the line: My code is like that: \...
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How to add indentation at the start of new paragraph?

I am a wirting thesis, and I have to add indentation at the start of each new paragraph? my code for paragraph: \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} % set linespacing = 1.5; equivalent to word ...
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Indentation of bullets only for first line

I see some questions regarding the indentation of lines in bullets via itemize. However, still I am seeking for a working method for my problem. The default layout is xxxxxxxxxx: * ...
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Indent at automatically generated line breaks is lost for long single statements in algorithm

MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,notitlepage]{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{algorithm}% http://ctan.org/pkg/algorithms \usepackage{algpseudocode}% ...
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ConTeXt: How to suppress indentation after setup

Let's say I have a setuo foo, and I always want to suppress indentation for the next paragraph? Is there a way to achieve this? \startsetups foo FOO \stopsetups \setupindenting[yes,medium,next] ...
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How to prevent \raggedright from removing left-indent of \parshape?

Output with \raggedright looks good when greater indentation is specified for \parshape, but \raggedright eats up smaller indentation. If a word doesn't fit on a line, is there a way to prevent ...
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glossaries-extra remove indentation of a long text in \glossentrydesc

I would like to remove the indentation of long text in the description of a glossary entry. Actually a really simple task but I can not find the solution. Somehow \glossentrydesc{##1} does the ...
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Paragraph Indentation in LaTeX

I need my paragraph to be indented, but not after the section. The remaining paragraph needs to be indented. Please check the image.
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Use of spaces between elements

I was working on my own document template for the first time and I came up with a question that I couldn't find the answer online. I was writing spaces between elements (see example beneath) but I ...
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Adjust the indentation of the items in the list of figures

I want to adjust the indentation of the items in the list of figures. Right now it looks like this: I want to move the items to the left to match the indentation of the title "List of Figures" The ...
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Paragraph formatting with neg indentation of first line

The follwoing result is easily accieved in Word: How is this possible in Latex? Description: First line without indentation and fixed tabulator at, say, 2 cm Starting from the second line, ...
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LaTeX - Change the overall indentation of algorithms in a book

I am writing on a document that is formatted as a book (two pages with an indentation on the left side for even page numbers and on the right side for odd page numbers). \documentclass[10pt,twoside,...
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Aligned column text with the title of the section

In the following MWE adopted from here and modified how is it possible to have each entry aligned with the name of the section, that is, without indent? Also I want each entry to span the whole text ...
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exam: Creating a solution environment whose width is set by an optional argument corresponding to the question level

Inspired by this answer, I would like to have a customized solution environment which accepts an optional argument. This argument can be either numeric or alphabetic, and its value corresponds to the ...
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Indentation of glossaries and index in TOC not synchronized with other unnumbered chapters

I would like to synchronize the indentation of unnumbered chapters in the TOC to the position of the number of chapters (preferred) or at least synchronize them while using KOMA-Script, glossaries and ...
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Indentation Tex

I need to put the text as follows, but i don't see how. Please help me. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \begin{document} $$\llbracket \Phi_{1}(\vec{a})\wedge\Phi_{2}(\vec{a})\...
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Plain Tex | Setting hanging indent

Returning to TeX after too many years away and so the simplest of tasks is throwing me… I have set up a hanging indent so: \hangindent=12pt \hangafter=1 and an example of my input file is \mark{...
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How to have a uniform indentation

I have the following content on LaTex. First we need to know the equation of the curve. Since it crosses the $x$ axis at $x=1$ and $x=4$, it must be of the form $y=k(x-1)(x-4)$. When compiled (...
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With indentation set to `0em`, when using a line break, there is still an indentation of a size of a space

Problem Description I am quite a newbie at *TeX, but I defined some \newcommands as some kind of paragraph styles (maybe not the proper way to do so, maybe someone could tell me how to accomplish ...
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How to begin with a paragraph in latex [duplicate]

I am writing my B.Sc. report. Here I have write a part of introduction. but the problem is I want begin the sentences with a gap like... **
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Hanging indent in an amsthm theoremstyle [duplicate]

I'm aiming to have a theoremstyle which has hanging indentation, where all lines after the first line are indented by some amount of space. I've searched for previous answers to similar questions, but ...
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Remove indent after optimization problem using optidef

Can any help me remove the indentation of the text after defining an optimization equation using the optidef package? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[...
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Indent 2nd line of multi-line header \paragraph

Writing a text in the article class, there are levels of headers until \subsubsection. However, for the next lower header type, \paragraph needs to be used. If this is a multi-line header, it is not ...
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Formatting - minipage restore indent

I've some minipagein my document and the parindent reset automatically in this environment. After some research, I've found a solution in this topic that I want to improve. My goal : Redefine ...
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Add indent to first paragraph in report section

Consider this script: \documentclass{report} \makeatletter \renewcommand\chapter{\if@openright\cleardoublepage\else\clearpage\fi ...
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Why are some paragraphs indented and others aren't

I've got this little problem. Page one shows my paragraphs the way I want them to look but starting from the second page, they all start to indent for some reason and I don't want that. How can I fix ...
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How can I manually indent a paragraph inside an enumerate environment?

I would like to manually insert an indentation on some lines inside an enumerate environment but not others. I am using the enumerate environment to number examples, but then inserting line breaks ...
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Why does indent disappear in lists?

Consider this small document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \blindtext \blindtext \begin{enumerate} \item% \blindtext \blindtext \end{enumerate} \end{document}...
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Add text inside itemize and enumerate without indent

I have this MWE: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\toleftmargin}[1]{?????} \begin{document} \toleftmargin{This text should be on the left margin and already is} \begin{itemize} \...
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Use \marginnote without affecting spacing?

In a large document, I have been using annotation commands based on \marginnote{}. Now I have noticed, that marginnote has unintended effects on spacing, e.g. by causing the first paragraph of a ...
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Latex does not go to next line

I am working on a document for school, trying to make some equations lines. However, the double dollar command for making equations omits the next line command. $$ S(k+1) &= \sum(a[i]\cdot a[...
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Quote indentation problem

I wanted to make a quote and now there are two problems. I don't want the indent at the beginning LaTeX seems to ignore my ~, but I want this line to have an indentation \documentclass[11pt]{article}...
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Figure captions line breaks

So I'm working on a TeX document and everything's fine until at some point I realize the captions are doing something weird: whenever the caption spans over multiple lines the new lines start after ...
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How to indent a part of quotation?

I have a paragraph, in a quotation, I want to add more indentation than the rest of the quotation. How can I do this? I don't want additional space before and after the more indented paragraph. I ...
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About indentation in LaTeX

Is there any LaTeX command allowing to indent a whole paragraph but its first line ? I tried by compiling the text then, knowing where starts a new line, inserting a \quad. However, for long ...
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Indent with parallel text Hebrew/Yiddish–Latin/German

I'm having trouble with making a parallel version of a bilingual play. Each dramatis personae should have a own indent. Based on the dramatis package I use: \newcommand\einzugjid{\hangindent=5mm\...
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How to include \noindent to a proof environment

I'm using amsthm to get the proof environment and xpatch to modify it a bit: \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{xpatch} % we need to substitute . with a generic command \xpatchcmd{\proof}{.}{\...
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\hangindent and RTL text

while \hangindent works perfectly for left to right text, it does not work for RTL text, with bidi. Cf this example running with xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{...
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Indentation after a title using `alternative=text`

I am using ConTeXt 2018.04.04 from TeXLive 2018. When I use the alternative=text option in \setuphead, the second paragraph after the title is not indented. I cannot find in the manual how to get it ...
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Hanging footnotes with flexible indent

I'm trying to modify the code of Andrew's answer here, which implements a solution to get a hanging footnotes where the indent of the text increases with the footnotemarker. What I am trying to ...
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How do you get rid of the extra space that bold or large face characters make?

\documentclass[letterpaper,10pt]{article} \begin{document} \textbf{ \Large Blahblahblah} \end{document} For some reason \textbf or \Large creates this extra unwanted space from the left margine. How ...
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Add an indent to appendix line in ToC for included appendix

I asked how to add an indent to a toc line for an appendix here. In my real structure I am including the appendices: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \...
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Fullwidth solutionorgrid with exam-class

The exam-class provides a convenient environment for typesetting either a specified kind of space for students to solve the question or the solution to that question, based on given class options. My ...
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How can I set the indent of theorem, definition, notes etc.?

I would like to set the indent of the theorem title. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma}[section] \newtheorem{theorem}[lemma]{...
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How can I set the indent of the second line in TOC, LOT, LOF, and Bibliography?

I use article document class. I would like to set the indent of the second line in TOC, LOF, LOT, and Bibliography. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} { \let\...
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Indented paragraph next to a box

I am trying to indent a whole paragraph to the right of a numbered box. However, the paragraph does not appear vertically aligned with the box. I am using the below code: \documentclass[journal,...
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How to align several lists using the enumerate environment?

I'd like to align the left margin of these lists. This is what I get: This is what I want: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \quad \newline This is a list ...
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Customize itemize environment

Say \documentclass[french,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{kpfonts} \usepackage{blindtext} \setlength{\parskip}{1.2ex} \...