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{line-breaking} is about how (La)TeX breaks paragraphs into lines and how those breaks can be influenced.

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Line break in a NiceTabular environment in merged cells

I'm trying to create a table with NiceTabular, because I had some coloring problems with multicolumn/multirow. The table looks already good except, that no linebreaks are done in \Block cells. In ...
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Is it possible to define atomic chunks of math which automatically do line breaks when necessary?

I'm writing a paper for a journal, which publishes in double column style, but the submitted manuscript has to be single-column. This means, I have to make sure that the formulas are properly ...
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lstlisting url broken by line wrapping

I have a URL which get's broken by the line break. Ideally I'd like it to be possible to copy the whole wget command and paste it into a terminal. Unfortunately I am ending with an overflowing box and ...
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How to add variable arguments to \newcommand inside \SetBreakableRel from the package rmathbr? (inline math-break with repetition)

rmathbr is a package enabling another convention of breaking inline equations if they run too long. Specifically, symbols are repeated on the new line (and kept on previous line). So, for instance, a =...
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Allow arbitrary linebreaks in \texttt formatted text

My document is a mixture of regular text and code, where I format the code with \texttt{}. To make this a little easier, I added a new command: \newcommand {\ttt} {\texttt} so now I just write, \ttt{...
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Strikethrough and line breaks

I need to use \sout{} from the ulem package for longer passages of text and in combination with other macros. However, this removes all linebreaks and the text is kept on a single line. Is there any ...
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Create a command which allows us to return to the beginning of the line

With the following codes \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsfonts,amsmath,amssymb,graphicx,amsthm,mathtools,systeme} \usepackage[tikz]{bclogo} \usepackage{...
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Why tolerance = 9999 doesn't work?

I expect if I set \tolerance = 9999 there will be no overfull boxes. However, I have a case where changing the tolerance value has no effect at all. Moreover, you can visually see where would be a ...
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Linebreak in multirow using tabularx

I try to place the three first description in a multirow enviroment and include a linebreak. But I did not succed in doing this without creating an error. Do you have an idea how I could do this? % ...
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Consecutive colorbox items does not line break in a table

I want to create a table with the long text content. Each word in the text is color boxed. But when this is done, the text does not wrap and there is no line break. Below is sample code: \begin{table}[...
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Table, new line and centering problem [duplicate]

I want to create a table where in each column I need to write something in two (or more than) lines. I also want that in each cell all the entries will be aligned at the centre. I tried one code as ...
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Automatic indentation in tabularx after line break [duplicate]

Similary to this How do I get indentation after automatic line break? after breaking (automatically, or manually with \newline) lines in a tabularx environment I would like to obtain an automatic ...
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Table cell (or other paragraph) first line left aligned, subsequent lines right aligned

I’d like table cells to have automatic line breaking, but the first line should be on the left side of the cell and subsequent lines aligned to the right side of the cell, as if the first line were \...
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Align table heading at the top of the table

I have a problem with the alignment of the heading in my table. Here I want to force a line break with the function \shortstack for the table headers. This works also so far. However, I would like to ...
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How i use \nolinebreak

How do I use \nolinebreak. I want no line breaks in my book. I want to use \nolinebreak. Please help me
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Line break in right hand side of alignat

I am trying to build an equation like the one in the image, where one of the lines at the right-hand-side has a line-break. I tried to do this by putting it in its own extra equation, but as can be ...
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line break in tabularx environment

I have a complicated table with multicolumns that overflow. I believe I can't use \seqsplit because it's a tabular environment (inside a tabularx). I tried \newline and \hline but it didn't work ...
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Avoid pagebreaks after group titles in glossary

I am using my own glossary style which is simply an updated version of the existing stlye altlistgroup. The problem is, that I can run into a pagebreak right between a group heading and the first ...
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How to delete line breaks?

So my text is following: Input Latex: texttext ugly linebreak Output: texttext ugly linebreak Desired Output: texttext ugly linebreak how do I delete this space (at the points ...)? I know that ...
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Easy way to break lines in tabular

is there a quick and painless way to auto-breaklines in Latex? \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{rllll} \multicolumn{1}{l}{id} & nome dashboard & creator~ & tipo & URL ...
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Why does plain TeX set \tolerance larger than \pretolerance?

When TeX breaks a paragraph into lines, it makes three passes. In the first pass, TeX tries to break the paragraph without hyphenation, during which it makes sure that no line has a badness (from glue ...
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Changing the $$ environment to use automatic line breaking

Is there is a way to modify the behaviour of the $$ .... $$ display math in order to make automatic line breaking? I am aware of the breqn package, but to use it I would need to retype all the ...
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Latex table inserts new line at the end

I am creating two tables, But somehow, there is an empty line between these two tables. \begin{table}[!htb] \begin{center} \captionof{table}{Properties of the magnetic Resolver}\label{tab:resvprop} \...
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How to start a new line in an equation using $$

So I have got a pretty complex equation (with different types of brackets) and it's too long, so I want to break the equation up to start a new line. The equation is: \begin{document} $$ Cl_f(\vec x):=...
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Stretchable space that allows line-break but doesn't allow page-break

I would like to create a stretchable space that allows line-break but does not allow page-break. In this case (but I think I will use such a space in other contexts), I would like to create a \ref-...
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Show return symbol on listings line breaks

I was wondering if it was possible to make the listings package show a return symbol like "⮑" when a line break occurs. With default line numbering settings this is not needed, as the line ...
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Can we have a blank line while inside math mode using $$

I am trying to debug a warning message in my LaTex document. The error message that I am getting is Missing $ inserted. I wanted to check whether can we have a blank line while inside math mode using $...
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How to create a paragraph that show the number of line it contains?

Trying being brief... How can I create a paragraph that shows meta information, e.g., mentioning the number of lines or words it contains, using TeX primitives only? It's very important that such ...
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How to recreate this equation in LaTeX?

I am taking notes in LaTeX for sometime now. But I'm stuck with this one now. I want to create the equation below in LaTeX. I tried using \underbrace \Centerstack command but I don't know how to ...
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Changing line spacing within table cell

Currently I am trying to make my tables look prettier (or rather say, easier to read), so I was wondering how to set a column in a way that it can perform line-breaks automatically within one cell ...
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Word wrap in supertabular two column table entry

From a Freeman CV Template: With a two column table defined as following: \begin{supertabular}{rl} % Start a table with two columns, the table will ensure everything is aligned %----------------------...
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Centering an underlined title

The goal is to center the main title in the cover page, however, this has been proven quite the challenge. What the problem is Most of the approaches I've tried end up in the same way: the title ...
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Line break inside (long) name in glossary entry

The solution to "manual break in glossaries name" does not print any glossaries in my case (after adding \gls{pab} and \gls{pc} just after \begin{document}). If I define the name as a ...
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How to make a new line associated to the same equation inside subnumcases?

I would like to write a new line associated to the same equation inside a subnumcases environment, as the whole equation is too big to fit into a single line. For that purpose, I tried to use the \\ ...
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'\\' and '\newline' not working

Those two symbols in the tite aren't working and I have no idea what's going on. This is my first time using latex so I'm lost. Also, can someone teach me how to make a bullet like the one in ...
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Break line after item label in list but NOT if it fills line?

I've seen the question (and this one) explaining how to break the line after the list label but sometimes I have labels for my items that fill the whole line in which case I don't want to create an ...
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Automatic line breaks in tables [closed]

I have tried a few different solutions for automatic line breaks within tables in LaTeX. Below is an example of a tabular list using my most elaborate method so far. It looks alright in PDF, but it ...
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Chart Label in two lines

I created the chart below and would like to change the ylabel "Fusionierte Theater" two have each word in one line. Is that possible? I would also like to get "Anstalt" "...
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Biblatex creates big linebreaks if Reference Entry fills whole line

I use biblatex to cite my references. Printing my bibliography works almost as expected. If the entry's last character (in my case a dot) is at the end of a line, a big line break occurs. So a big gap ...
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lstlisting: Unexpected newline/missing background color after trailing space in escape section

I'll start with a minimum failing example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} \lstdefinelanguage{x}{ escapechar={!} } \lstset{language=x, breaklines=true, ...
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Problems with \\ in XeLaTeX when using Mac

I currently faced a problem with a XeTeX file I wrote using Windows 10 when I tried compiling it with MacOS Sierra 10.12.6. I had a .cls file containing following code snippet: ... \newcommand{\cover}[...
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New line (not new paragraph) [closed]

I could not find a (no verbose) solution to differentiate new line from new paragraph. As far as I know, \\ and \newline both insert a new line. But the first one is often not recommended. A space ...
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Fixed-width space in math mode that is gobbled at the end of a line

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\myspace}{\hspace{3em}} \newcommand{\mycmd}{left\myspace right} \begin{document} 1: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur ...
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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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How to use \lIf and \lFor in one line for algorithm2e?

I'm using algorithm2e and am familiar with \lIf and \lFor to have no extra lines. But when I use both of them together, an extra blank line gets inserted. Is there a way to avoid that line? MWE ...
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luaoftload v3.17 with HarfBuzz does awful line breaking with Garamond

I have this long document which I've been maintaining for years now, which I use Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro font for typesetting, and the whole document is fine-tuned to avoid overfull boxes and ...
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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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Need an alternative for \usepackage[none]hyphenat

I have a problem. When i want to use hyphenat package, the breaklines=true on mmacells package will not working. But it will work if i delete the hyphenat package. And i don't want to delete my ...
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split argument of newcommand that goes into a multicolumn element across multiple lines

I have modified the following function coming from a CV template: \newcommand{\ressubheading}[4]{ \begin{tabularx}{6in}{l@{\cftdotfill{\cftsecdotsep}\extracolsep{\fill}}r} \textbf{#1} & #2 ...
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How to align displayed, multi-line computations

I work in a field of mathematics where long, multi-line computations are bread and butter, and I mostly use align* (and its siblings) from the amsmath package to display them. However, I have not ...
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