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How can I prevent line breaks between words without exceeding the page margins?

I'm currently writing a legal paper in LaTeX that requires me to cite a lot of law in my text, for example something like Das in § 37 Abs. 2 BetrVG normierte Lohnausfallprinzip wirkt ...
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Question about adapting the Elegant Book template for page layout with crop marks

I am tryin to adapt the Elegant Book template for my book. I have made some changes, but I am having problems adapting the template for the following: The page layout as required by the publisher, ...
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Typesetting intermediate text between subsections

Disclaimer: This is a typesetting question. I'm not asking for (La)TeX code. I have a situation where it seems to be a good idea to separate a group of subsections from another group of subsections in ...
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65-75 characters per line is easier for me to read but side margins are large

I have a document that has 1.8" left and right margins allowing me to adhere to the 65-75 characters per line rule which is considered to be the optimal line length for the human eye to scan. ...
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How many lines do you usually have on a page?

from what I read 75-80 characters per line should be the optimal for the human eye to scan. Leslie Lamport makes a mention about this: https://haroldpboas.gitlab.io/courses/math696/LaTeX-customizing-...
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The layout is not coming out as expected after using subsections [duplicate]

I have inserted tables and images with the \subsection to make different parts in the report and I wrote it in order but the output is not in order when getting compiled, the subsection does not come ...
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auto break evenly with the same length at a maximum length of 50% of the page

I have a more specific request. My text should be no longer than half the page. I was able to realize this with minibox. But that is only the maximum. But in this case I want it to be broken earlier. ...
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To get rid of odd looking space at the beginning of the page

I am working on a book with Kannada and Devanagari scripts. I find something unusual with the opening of a new page (sometimes within the document only, not in every new page). There's an unwarranted ...
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Custom itemization with more nesting depth and varying labels

I would like to use enumitem to define an itemize environment which goes beyond a depth of 4. I was able to come up with the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{...
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How can I reproduce this top / bottom layout? [closed]

Hi! I would like to make a Latex document that looks like this, with the same header on the top and the bottom. How can I replicate this ? EDIT: I tried this : \fancyhead[L]{Trinity Training 2011} \...
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Overlay page layout dimensions at full scale

I think it's useful if I first clarify the context of this question to help understand it. I'm compiling a mathematical LaTeX book that will be printed by the in-house printing service at my ...
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Problem compiling Lyx document - "you are using at least one layout intended for the title after using non-title layouts"

I am trying to compile a Lyx document (written in Hebrew, if it matters), and when I try to compile I get the following message: And after a while of trying to compile it puts out the following error:...
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Recovering discarded items in the output routine

A problem I had with TeX years ago was that discardable items (glue items, kerns, and penalties) are not recoverable in the output routine. This would be quite useful for complex multi-column pages ...
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How can I create a layout like this?

I would like to have a larger left margin like in the picture above. I guess something like this would do it: \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1.25in, left=1.5in, right=1.5in]{geometry} I think I should ...
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layout - How to create a personnalized header's layout?

I'm writing a thesis and I wanted to personalized my headers like on this picture: In a first time (1): On even pages, I'd like to have on left, the page number, and on the right, the chapter name. ...
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KOMA: Keep layout when removing BCOR

I have a printed document where I used the BCOR option to add some space on the left for binding. Now I got asked to provide the same document again in electronic form. For this using BCOR would look ...
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Unexpected behaviour of fancyhdr with pagestyle plain and fancy

I don't understand why the header in the second page in the following MWE is red: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[asymmetric]{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor,fancyhdr,kantlipsum} \renewcommand{\...
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How can I write a text in determinate coordinate? [duplicate]

I'd like to write in this orange rectangle: "any subject" and "my name" in the black rectangle for all slides. So, i need to know how can I create textbox in coordinates of the ...
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Strange results with page ornaments

I am trying to use some ornaments for my pages. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paper=a4paper, verbose, centering]{geometry} \usepackage{pgfornament} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \...
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Best way to deal with many small pictures [closed]

I have a document which looks like this As you probably noticed I have lots of small pictures and because I have a one-column layout (I want to keep using it, at least as default for the whole ...
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Matching a particular enumeration style

My colleagues and I are working on updating our old textbooks (written with some outdated proprietary software) to LaTeX. However we are rather fond of the layout and enumeration style that we had ...
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Automatic Table Arrangment for printing a 2D table in LaTeX

I have a Java program that generates a set of 2D tables (each row and each column has a label) in latex using tabular environement. These tables will then be printed on A4 paper, and i want to arrange ...
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adjust the margin to be 1"

I am working on my dissertation, I am using a custom document class you can find it here I am trying to make the margin 1" from each side. I tried to use geometry but didn't work \usepackage[...
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Force all lines into regular intervals so pages back up each other

Bringhurst writes in The Elements of Typographic Style: How can such an effect be achieved? Even when manually redefining all spaces, skips and heights to be multiples of the same number and have no ...
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Alignment of overflowing rotated \parbox

I am looking to achieve the following within a figure: A main graphics element which occupies the full \linewidth Rotated text labels on the left and on the right, vertically centered with graphics, ...
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How to get texdoc to return a particular document?

I was interested in the layout package but when I did texdoc layout it returned the manual for pst-layout. I have the layout package on my computer in /usr/local/texlive/2021/texmf-dist/tex/latex/...
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Why is Pgfpages with the Pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} Command Not Picking Up the Index? [duplicate]

The following code \documentclass[openany]{book} \usepackage{imakeidx} \makeindex \usepackage{idxlayout} \usepackage{pgfpages} %\pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1} \begin{document} \LARGE Some words.\index{...
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MastersDoctoralThesis template - how to turn off page number on a specific page?

I am using this template (MastersDoctoralThesis) I want to add a page right after the cover with some information on the book - and I don't want to show the page number on that page, but my current ...
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Nodes spaced vertically at exactly 1 \baselineskip apart

I'm following the idea behind this post Itemize list inside a tikzpicture node I would like to place the nodes at exactly 1 \baselineskip of each other such that even when changing font family or ...
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settypeblocksize does not change the textwidth

I'm new on using the memoir documentclass and I've been trying to implement a page layout with a large side margin, so I can have margin notes and margin figures, but I've been trying to create an ...
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Set a different page layout for a single page in Memoir

I've set a page layout for my entire document with a space for margin notes with the following memoir commands: \setstocksize{11in}{8.5in} \settrims{0pt}{0pt} \settypeblocksize{7.5in}{4.3in}{*} \...
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page by page comparison

As for my thesis, I need to do a side by side comparison of two calculations. You can imagine the layout as the following: On the left page (or first page), I want to discuss the first calculation. On ...
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How to achieve a few different page layouts for a photobook?

I'm considering designing a photobook in LaTeX but am concerned that I will run into unanticipated problems, so wanted to give some details and see how these might be achievable. My idea for this book:...
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Book in two languages (left pages in one language and right pages in a second language) [duplicate]

I have a book \documentclass[11pt]{book} and I would like to write it in two languages (english and german). My idea would be to repeat each page of the book in both languages, in such a way that all ...
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Adjustwidth in two-column layout?

Is it possible to change the outer margin of a two-column layout mid-document? You see that in the following, it's always the left margin that's increased. However, I'd like to inrease the left margin ...
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Let float run into outer margin

I think there have been some questions regarding this, but I haven't found a solution so far. The figures in my (twocolumn) document are too small. Therefore, I thought about letting them run into the ...
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Different margins for every odd page

I would like to have every second page of my rather large document have different margins, top and bottom. Left and right are fine, I have to split up an A4 script into two landscape A5 pages each, ...
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Have an Issue with my list of figures appearance

I am working on a big document, therefore I have a lot of figures. The list of figures was perfect until I exceeded 10 figures in one of the chapters. then It started looking like this. Is there a ...
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Aligning annotations using hfill

Please excuse my beginner question, I am pretty inexperienced with LaTeX. My question is quite similar to this. I have lines of maths followed by annotations commenting on the maths on the same line. ...
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trying to align wrap figure with [t]

So I'm trying my best to align my subsections this way: \subsubsection{Cylindrical Robot Arm:} \begin{wrapfigure}{r}{0.3\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[width=3cm]{II.Theoretical Concept and ...
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Book Layout with Fancy Footing Including Display of Text in Front of Offset Graphical Object

I'm currently trying to massage the layout of my Master Thesis and I'm struggling with the arrangement of some specific graphical elements. The desired layout includes a footer with a graphical box (...
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Creating a layout for a Formulary in latex

I'm a beginner in LaTeX and I'm creating a formulary where for each formula or formulas there is a picture with the geometrical interpretation. I have managed to create the graphical element that I ...
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How can I re-create this table in LaTeX?

I would like to re-create the table below in LaTeX. It's an A4 paper in landscape orientation. The way I did it in LibreOffice Writer was using nested tables that have their borders hidden. In the ...
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Two column list inside tcolorbox

I am bit struggle for list with two column layout inside box using tcolorbox. I required output as like image attached. Please suggest how to fix this, my TeX coding is below: MWE: \documentclass{book}...
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How to input different page layouts in same document?

I'm currently trying to adapt a template I found for a ''cook book'' and I wanted to include different page layouts to keep the document a little bit varied. I know Latex isn't the best tool for such ...
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Texmaker printing wrong symbols

I use a Macbook with the latest version of Texmaker on it. Everytime I use the libertine math font the input "-" is interpreted as "*". It only occurs when I use the Libertine font ...
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Table with an extra column (comments) without horizontal line-layout

I would like to comment only some rows of a table. Is there a way to realize a table with an extra column for comments without overshooting of horizontal lines? Working example: \documentclass{article}...
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Landscape - Why does it only effect content without effecting the paper? [duplicate]

I used the following to produce landscape layout. But it didn't produce the expected output. Then I found this in a texblog You can also just change the page content to landscape, but not the actual ...
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Small table covers one whole page

I'm making some final corrections for my Elsevier submission. I have a problem with some tables covering a whole page, although they are small, and I can't manage to fix it. Here is the code. \...
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Display long table

Is there a way to display this wide table on an A4 page without using landscape? \documentclass[12pt,addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[a4paper,left=1.5cm, right=1.5cm, top=3.5cm,bottom=3cm]{geometry} \...
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