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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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 achieve two levels of indentation inside align environment?

I'm trying to indent an equation further away - basically to achieve two levels of indentation. Let me explain a little bit more... I have the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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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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Noindent in \thanks, left align

I am using the following command in WinEdt to have the corresponding author contact info at the footnote. I used \\ to have a new line since it was long. I have two problems. First I need to left ...
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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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Changing indentation in friggeri CV template

I am pretty new to latex and currently in the need of writing an CV, so after some googling I found the friggeri CV template (https://github.com/afriggeri/cv), which looked very promising. ...
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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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Indentation in footnote

I have a small Problem with indentation in LaTeX footnotes: \documentclass[draft,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[footnote,printonlyused]{acronym} \begin{document} foo\footnote{foo: ...
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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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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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I want to set first paragraph of text environment to no indentation

I am using evironments to typeset some paragraphs of text with different fonts. I want the first paragraph after \begin{environment} to have no indentation. My code is \newenvironment{aut}{\par}{\...
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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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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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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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Indent an entire paragraph / section?

I am writing a document with some odd spacing. I am copying another document, and therefore the layout must be almost exact. I have sections divided by letters below, and some paragraphs in each ...
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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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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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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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Moderncv subentry with indented wrapping text

How can I get a subentry in moderncv? I've implemented the solution in the above post, but I was wondering if there is some easy way to allow the indentation to also work for wrapped text? So that ...
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Supressing indent on the following paragraph

I have made a environment that formats some example text in a box that sets it apart from the main text of the book. It becomes a sort of a figure that the other text refers to. There is plenty of ...
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LaTeX code sniffer and/or beautifier?

I'm looking for a LaTeX code sniffer and/or code beautifier, because I'm creating a CI server for my LaTeX books and I wanted a few things. :D
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Indentation of some paragraphs in RMarkdown / Latex when exporting to PDF

I am writing a report in RMarkdown and I would like to indent a whole paragraph. I used this Latex code before the paragraph: \leftskip30pt\parindent0em\ It works nice, but the problem is that ...
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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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Indentation of a block in beamer

I'm facing problem with indenting a paragraph in beamer. How can I do that? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \indent ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffddddddddddddddddddd ...
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How can I change the margins for only part of the text?

Sometimes the margins need to be changed for a particular page, paragraph, or other section of text. For example, if I'm writing a letter and want the left margin to be almost at the right side of ...
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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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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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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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Indent appears after changing section spacing (scrbook, Xetex)

I have a problem in an scrbook document that I could isolate to this element: \RedeclareSectionCommands[ beforeskip=1.5em, afterskip=3pt ]{section} \RedeclareSectionCommands[ beforeskip=1em, ...
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Indentation level inside proof

I would like to be able to format my proof "like a horizontal tree". And because pictures are better than words, here is what I would like to do : Proof : To prove the big theorem, we first need to ...
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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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