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Is it possible to manually indent a line while having \setlength\parindent{0pt} in the preamble in latex? If so, how?

I'm aware of using \noindent instead and using linebreaks to make indents. However, I'd prefer to manually make my own indentations if possible.
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Paragraph indentation after using `\ensuremath`

I have created a macro that writes the progressive number of the exercises in an exam sheet. The macros works in normal mode and in math mode, so that I am able to write something like this: \...
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Remove indent of first item without producing empty line

I would like to add keywords to my article. I used \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Keywords} to create the environment in style of the abstract. If I now add keywords using \itemize, the first item will ...
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Indentation & Glossary

I am working on a book and I want to include a glossary at the end of it. I face a couple of issues: It seems that the glossary has a left margin (see the distance compared to the "Glossary" title). ...
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parindent changes mysteriously (plain TeX)

The parindent appears to increase slightly starting with the second line of output. Why? \def\arc#1#2{\raise3.5pt\hbox{$\frown\atop\textstyle#1#2$}} $\vec A$\par $\arc AB$\par $\triangle ABC\cong\...
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Insert word, character, or symbol at beginning of all hanging indents in paragraph

In the same vein as this question (and somewhat similar to this question), I am trying to insert anything (e.g. a word, character, or symbol) at the beginning of each wrapped line in a paragraph. ...
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Default \parindent value in report class

I am using the Report document class for my thesis. There is a section of the document where I set the paragraph indentation to zero using \setlength{\parindent}{0cm}. However, I want to return to the ...
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paragraph indent and line spacing

In my text, I let make the paragraph indent automatically by latex. That means everywhere I want to have a paragraph indentation in my text, I just press the enter key twice. However, when I look at ...
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Most elegant way to invoke \parindent but not \parskip when going to next line

As can be seen from the MWE below, we define: \setlength{\parindent}{3em} \setlength{\parskip}{3em} wherein parindent will set a horizontal space of 3em before the start of a new paragraph, and ...
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Have an indentation for a line after \\ (no, I can't change it into a blank line)

Imagine that I want to use \\ to end a line and start a new one (can't just insert a blank line due to a macro argument and also can't change it into \par). That is not purely imaginative, it is ...
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Why latex is letting my text goes out of the screen? [duplicate]

I am fixing my thesis template, and on the middle of it I found some texts are going out of the screen, randomly. After hours of work, I could narrow it down to a simple MWE, so I could post a ...
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How to indent all lines underneath a newly created environment

In the following, and every time I use the command prayerheading, every line immediately following that heading is not indented and the following line is indented. I would rather have it all indented....
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How to restore the parskip skips between list items?

On the question How to stop the package \usepackage{parskip} disabling the paragraph indentation?, I learned how to restore the \parindent value zeroed by parskip: \edef\restoreparindent{\parindent=\...
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How to stop the package \usepackage{parskip} disabling the paragraph indentation? [duplicate]

I would like to automatically insert vertical space between my paragraphs. Currently I am using \medskip before all my paragraphs. Example: % proposal.tex % Based on http://www.latextemplates.com/...
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Paragraph indentation with tikzposter

I try to create a tikzposter containing some longer pieces of text. I would like those to have indented paragraphs. I tried setting \setlength{\parindent}{1em}, but that didn't solve the problem (it ...
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parskip messes with the vertical space between a theorem and its proof

Not sure why, but I usually prefer no parindent, so I have to make up with parskip. Perhaps its a bad decision, but I usually find it easier to read that way, especially online. However, I recently ...
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Remove indent/space left of tcolorbox box

I am using tcolorbox package for creating attractive definition and theorem blocks. But I am facing a problem right now. If tcolorbox is placed immediately after chapter, section, subsection ...
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parindent and blockquote

I am trying to typeset a paper in MLA format. Standard paragraph indent for MLA is 0.5in, and standard block quote indent is 1in with no right margin and not additional vertical space. For single ...
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How to eliminate the indent in column definitions?

A really Latex beginner but adventurer is writing, then the question might look strange. I tried this though. I have defined the new column style but I do not know how to remove the indentation in ...
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Have document's \parskip in minipage [duplicate]

I embed an illustration of variables next to the paragraph describing them: \noindent\begin{minipage}{.48\textwidth} \indent Lorem ipsum \end{minipage} \hfill \begin{tikzpicture} … \end{...