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How to set the indent of the first line to 2 times width of current font (character)?

I need to input Chinese characters in a document and I need to set the indent of the first line to 2 times width of current font to satisfy the Chinese habits, and the width of a Chinese character is ...
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\AddToHook{begindocument/end}{⟨code⟩}\begin{document} not equivalent to \begin{document}⟨code⟩?

(This a follow up of this question about indentation of paragraphs with the standalone class.) The following MCE gives the expected result (indented paragraphs): \documentclass[varwidth]{standalone} \...
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Footnote markers within footnote paragraph

I would like the footnote mark to appear within the actual footnote. Specifically, I would like footnotes to start at the left margin with a first-line indent of \parindent, followed by the footnote ...
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Force indenting at beginning of theorem environment

When I do my math homework, I use a theorem environment with custom theorem style via the amsthm package to enumerate my problems. I would like the first paragraph inside the theorem environment to be ...
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Accessing paragraph indent in ConTeXt: \parindent?

In ConTeXt, how do I access the value of the paragraph indent? With LaTeX, I can use \parindent and it seems to work also with ConTeXt, but from the ConTeXt Garden's entry on indentation I get the ...
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Setting paragraph indentation to zero in LyX

In Tufte-Book class in LyX, putting \setlength\parindent{0pt} in the preamble does not work. How to properly set the paragraph indentation and paragraph break?
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How to have zero parindent after visual separators like blank lines or dinkus (but normal parindent for second and subsequent paragraphs)?

Here's a minimal LaTeX document that shows (describes) what I'll like to achieve: zero-width parindent after a chapter or section title (which happens), a little parindent for a subsequent paragraph ...
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Indentation problem

For a lexicon I am working on, I created the following command: \newcommand{\deriv}[2]{\newline \setlength{\parindent}{10pt}\indent{\footnotesize{• #1} \textit{#2}}}. It works perfectly, but if the ...
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How to indent paragraphs within a block quote?

I have to do a block quotation that spans across one paragraph into the next. The 17th edition of the Chicago manual of style seems to advise (in 13.22) that indents should be used for new paragraphs ...
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Latex indentation

I'm writing an article in LaTeX and in most cases, I do not want to have space at the beginning of the paragraph. Thus, I used the \setlength\parindent{0pt} command in the preamble. However, there are ...
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Indenting the `table` and `figure` environments

This is a follow-up question to Create enumerate like indented nesting environment. The accepted solution to that question works well but it can not handle float environment like \begin{table}-\end{...
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Overfull hbox with parindent, tcolorbox and witharrows

As per the title, I get an overfull hbox whenever I utilize a combination of a tcolorbox with a non-zero parindent and a DispWithArrows environment. I've not tried particularly much as I don't see ...
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Why an \hskip Command Following the Standard Linebreak Command \\ Does Not Work

Could someone explain why something like \\ \hskip 15pt would result in a linebreak with no indentation? I know that one could use \par (seeting the indentation at 15pt), or even \vskip 0pt \hskip ...
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Edit the distance to the edge of a paragraph, for one paragraph

What would be the proper way to move the entire paragraph a distance. Not just the indentation. In the code i show the 2 first lines are good, but when is a paragraph one can see just the indentation ...
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How to remove indent in first Paragraph

I am trying to make a CV and can't get rid of the first indentation in the first paragraph. Both \noindent and \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} don't work. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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How can you remove the parindent in IEEEtran?

I am currently writing a paper using the IEEEtran package. I already read the IEEEtran How to? and studied the demo files but I just could not find a way to remove the parindent. I know this is ...
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Indentation in etaremune

I am using etaremune package for my CV. Below is sample code as described in: enumitem newlist with etaremune \documentclass[11pt]{article} % This is a helpful package that puts math inside length ...
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Label indentation of enumerate and itemize don't line up

When using itemize and enumerate and setting the same labelindent, there are different results. The number doesn't line up with the paragraph indentation. This issue is exaggerated when reaching ten ...
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Adaptive justification for the last line of a paragraph

is it possible to condition the justification parameters of the last line of a paragraph according to the length of the paragraph? If yes, how? Actually, there are three problems in one. Let me ...
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Problems with \parskip

I have some problems with the usage of the \parskip package. For me it seems to have no effect on my document. I am using \usepackage{parskip} but there is no space between two paragraphs. If I do ...
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Indenting multiple lines of a paragraph

I am looking to indent the first 3-4 lines of a paragraph, and have the rest start normally at margin length (see attached photograph for example). The lettrine package does this, but adding the big ...
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Underfull \hbox in paragraph without indent

I try to make a letter in the colombian's format but when I want to add the recipient information without indent I got a Underfull \hbox (look the line Ingeniero). This is my code: \documentclass{...
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How to insert spacing for start of paragraph in tcolorbox? [duplicate]

I use the code below for some texts, but the starting spacing is missing from every paragraph. I would like to have the starting spacing at the red arrows like as it be at the blue. \documentclass{...
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\indent and \noindent: details from Knuth's The TeXbook

On page 286 in Knuth's book he writes: \noindent has no effect in horizontal mode. On the contrary on the page 283 he writes : This is exactly like \indent except that TeX starts out in ...
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Alternative indents for fullwidth in tufte-latex

I’m trying to add a larger indent to accomodate for the increased line width when using fullwidth in tufte-latex. It’s not working, the same new indent is applied to all paragraphs. Result with ...
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parindent with KOMAscript [duplicate]

I have decided to use KOMA for my new project. I'm writing in Spanish so I have to indent every first paragraph line, but I also want to include a paragraph separation of 1/2 line. If I set ...
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Improper first paragraph indentation after grouped sections

I have a KOMA-based document where section footnotes and text footnotes are formatted differently: \documentclass{scrartcl} \setlength\parindent{24pt} \usepackage[symbol]{footmisc} \usepackage{...
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Paragraphs not indenting

My paragraphs don't indent anymore and I don't know why. My start settings are: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \linespread{1.25} \setlength{\parindent}{15pt} \usepackage{ifxetex,ifluatex} \newif\...
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Option clash between elsarticle and titlesec?

Is there a way to avoid that the first line of a paragraph in an article using both elsarticle and titlesec be indented? I want to change in some minor way the section format but without losing the \...
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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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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{...
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