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ConTeXt: Full text justification using \definefont

Background Looking to make speech bubbles autofit the text using ConTeXt LMTX. Problem The right padding on the framed text changes depending on whether the macro for \definefont is used. In the ...
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How to force words that start with an italic uppercase letter "W" to be better aligned agaist left-hand edge of minipage

Is it my eyes or has anyone else noticed that the left justification of an italic W in a minipage environment does not appear to be as "flush" as other left justified letters? Consider, for ...
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A Minipage Environment Where the Content is Left-Right Justified Except for the Last Line Which is Flushright

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \Large \begin{center} \begin{minipage}{5.75in}\leftskip\fill\rightskip-\leftskip\parfillskip\stretch{2}% \textbf{``The ...
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How to Left Justify the Lettrine Only with the Text After Inserting Opening Quotation Marks

Consider the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lettrine,xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[tracking=true]{microtype} \input GoudyIn.fd \renewcommand{\LettrineFontHook}{\usefont{U}{GoudyIn}{...
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Forcing a wireframing font to justify

The libre font Redacted has a nice look for visualising the wireframing of a text heavy document. However, in LaTeX, I can't seem to get it to justify, and I'm not quite sure why. The code below, ...
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How to achieve such justification?

I want my text to be forcibly justified on the left and right and not just centred on the page. I know this, \begin{center} Elizabeth it is in vain you say "Love not" — thou sayest it in so ...
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how can I justify the entire body of the document

this my code. I want the body text to be justify \documentclass[table,a4paper,man,floatsintext]{apa7} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{amssymb,amsthm,mathtools} %........ \setlength{\parindent}...
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How to Justify the Text in a Minipage Environment within a Tikzpicture

Consider the following code--- \documentclass{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[preaction={fill=black,opacity=1....
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typeset subsection-entries in TOC as justified text in scrbook

Typesetting a TOC is pretty straightforward, and so is customizing it. I would like to know if there is a simple way to turn this three-level TOC into this on the subsection-entry-level: Background: ...
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In Texworks, while the texts were aligned for the first couple of pages, it suddenly is no longer justified in alignment, and indention is not working

Edit: When I try the paragraph in a new texfile without the front page, it is perfectly aligned. So it seems the problem could be in my cover page. I am adding the code and the error messages below- \...
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Applying the distributed alignment to the context on Figs

How to apply the distributed alignment to the context on Figure? I tried to apply \justifying, or caption package and \captionsetup function. However, they break the journal caption template. \begin{...
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Horizontal Tabbing Justification within Res Document Class

Consider the code \documentclass{res} \setlength{\textheight}{9.5in} % increase text height to fit on 1-page \newlength{\imagewidth}\setlength{\imagewidth}{4em} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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tabularray: justified text instead of ragged alignment

\documentclass[paper=a4,fontsize=12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Verdana} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{tabularray} \begin{document} \noindent\begin{...
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Is it able to justify fancychap?

Hi to many LaTeX experts! I am using fncychap (Bjornstrup). I would like to know if it is possible to align (justify) the title name inside of the square (explanatory photo attached. Since I have ...
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How do I justify the text using subcaptions in the attached code?

I am using revtex4-2 formatting, and have 2 columns. I would like to have 2x2 subfigure, each labeled by a different alphabet. And I want the caption to be justified. However, the attached code ...
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too much hyphenations at the edge of columns

I am using a journal template for preparing my paper. The problem is that it creates a lot of hyphenated words at the edge of the columns in the pdf file. The following figure shows an example column: ...
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How to justify the caption of a table?

I want to let the label of the caption on the leftmost while the text in the center, I tried this code but only to see both label and text being justified into the center. \DeclareCaptionFormat{...
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How to Vertically Justify Items Over the Textheight of the Previous Page After Using \newpage

The following code \documentclass{book} \textheight 5.25in \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} \begin{document} \large \begin{description} \item \...
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Is it possible to lock justification spacing for an inline part of the text?

I'm using \emph to denominate diagrams in my text, and, since they are referenced as almost like mathematical variables, I would like to keep them visually tight. However, LaTeX seems to go in the ...
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Adjusting table left and right in Elsevier's journal template

I have been trying to adjust the caption and the table itself in the way the journal requested me but I have been failing for days. Below, you can see my code for table: \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn]{...
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Full justify text in X column of tabularray

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularray} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \begin{tblr}{colspec = {XX[5]}, width=\textwidth, hlines, vlines} Description: & \...
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How to Prevent This Undesirable Aesthetic from Occurring When Using the Hyphenat Package

Sometimes, when using the hyphenat package to prevent hypenation in sentences, the following undesirable aesthetic occurs, as illustrated in the first paragraph of the output of this MWE: \...
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Justify text in a tikzpicture textbox

I was trying to put a text box in a tikzpicture, and used the line \node[text width=15.5cm] at (0,-2) {One fān is awarded for every kè zi or gàng zi of a fān pái present in the hand. If the mén fēng ...
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Does "right justified" mean the same thing as "right flush"?

This picture helps considerably, but does not use the terms "right justified" or "left justified" that I often see on this forum. Do these mean, respectively, the same thing as &...
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How can I limit how much LaTeX can stretch the vertical spacing between definitions, theorems, lemmas, corollaries, proofs, etc.?

I am working on a long document that includes numerous definitions, theorems, lemmas, corollaries, and proofs. These are defined in the preamble using the amsthm package as follows: \usepackage{...
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Fit table in \twocolumn document and center caption horizontally

I am using a \twocolumn document, however, I want to add a table in the middle of the column. I tried using \onecolumn but it places the figure or table in the next page making the whole page \...
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Text alignment in a \sortedlist environment

I'm using the following command : \documentclass[10pt]{report} \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage{enumerate} \newcommand{\sortitem}[2]{% \DTLnewrow{list}% \DTLnewdbentry{list}{label}{#1}% \...
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How to import text from a text file "AS IS" and justify it?

I would like to import text from a .txt file as is, and have it be automatically wrapped and justified. What I have done so far: \documentclass{article}% \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \lstset{...
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\justifying is not working with \usepackage[document]{ragged2e}. How to justify these lines? [closed]

I tried many code but it never works on this. Don't know how to do this. I've used \justifying, \justify...
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Arabic fonts with justification alternatives

This question is a complement to this other: Overview of Arabic fonts available for LaTeX/XeTeX? I'm working on Arabic justification for babel+luatex (see this Tweet) and I'm looking for fonts with ...
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How Do You Right Justify a Block of Left Justified Text?

I have an address block that looks something like the following First_Name Last_Name Affiliation Address Contact Information And I want this block to hug the right side of the page but remain left ...
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Formatting footnotes with footmisc package -- get justification

I would like to change the default format of the footnotes in order to get left-aligned text. Therefore, I am using the following code (which works fine): \usepackage[hang, bottom]{footmisc} \...
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How to fully justify text in elsarticle

How can i justify all the texts in this paper. This is Elsevier article which is probably converted from IEEE format. Thanks in advance.
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Justify items in itemize environment

I am trying to figure out how to justify the text inside the bullet points, pardon me I am a little new on LaTeX. My code is the following \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper,onecolumn]{article} \...
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how to make a long Figure Caption justified?

I can't seem to find the solution to make my caption justified. \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=0.6\columnwidth]{figure} \caption{The transitions for the monopolist firm's ...
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Split long column heading but centre column entries

I have a table in which one column heading is long so it needs to be broken over several lines. When I try to do that the entries in the column, which are all very short (in fact they are single ...
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How to properly left-right justify text

As you can see in the image below some of text falls into the margin for some reason i am using \RequirePackage[none]{hyphenat} this package to prevent hyphenation and i assume this must be causing ...
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Justify customised captions in a figure

I am using a customised caption with subfigures. For example, one of them has two subfigures vertically stacked one on top of the other. What I want to do is to display my caption below figure, ...
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Justify alignment the inside of a cell with tabularx environment

I was making a table with the tabularx environment, and I do not know what package or command I am missing, but I´m not capable of have a justify text inside the cells on the table, hope you could ...
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word not getting broken to new line

In the first paragraph of the following document, the word mathematical is not getting broken across lines and this produces a misalignment with a wrong justification of the text. I know I can force ...
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Wrap line instead of overfull hbox?

Is there any way I can tell LaTeX to try to do the normal full-justification if at all possible, but in worst case (if the h-box would otherwise be overfull), to just line-break early and leave a ...
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Justify cv-entries in awesome-cv

I am using the template awesome-cv for my resume: https://github.com/posquit0/Awesome-CV I am wondering how I can justify the description of the cv-entries. The description is usually itemized. This ...
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How to Left and Right Justify Paragraphs when Using \tttext [duplicate]

Is it possible to both left and right justify paragraphs and the like when using \texttt or \tt ? I have never found an answer. Consider the example: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Justify the list of figures' captions

I am using NYU/Harvard phd thesis template and the list of figure captions is not justified. I need to fix this and any help would be greatly appreciated. Here is the link to the template that I am ...
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End paragraph with upside-down triangular alignment? [duplicate]

In Renaissance typography, one often sees paragraphs end with a triangular "fade out", e.g. Is there a clever way to do this in LaTeX? You can get an approximation with manual line breaks ...
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How to justify the right alignment of tufte-book

For example I have this MWE with tufte-book, \documentclass{tufte-book} %\documentclass{tufte-handout} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \begin{document} \noindent\kant[1] \kant[3] \end{document} The class ...
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What is the "generic rule" for determining how many words to "justify" on a line in a book?

Let's say that we have a raw book script such as: Alice looked on the hobbit, shocked, and said: "You have eaten all our food?! Then what will we eat?" Bilbo replied: "Sorry about that....
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Specifying exact space between two words for fully justified text

Is there a way of specifying the exact space, in some given unit, between two words when the text is fully justified? I normally use \hspace{x cm} when I want to increase/decrease the space relative ...
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need first table to be left justified and second table to be justified right, and below, of where the first table ends

\begin{table} \centering \begin{displaymath} \begin{array}{|c c c c|} \hline 1000\textsuperscript{3} & 100\textsuperscript{2} & 10\textsuperscript{1} & 1\textsuperscript{0}...
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How to turn off automatic text justification in a \parbox?

The following code produces the result in the picture below. How can I avoid text justification at the line that starts with "Create Challenge"? I have tried to apply what is suggested here but it ...
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