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Questions tagged [parskip]

controls the amount of vertical space inserted between paragraphs

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Ignore parskip if using dialogue package

I am using the dialogue package in my document and I'm using scrartcl with option parskip. How can I switch off parskip inside the dialogues? I don’t want to have that space between the lines. \...
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How do I adjust vertical spacing above \rule line to match that below the line?

I want to know how to adjust vertical spacing above \rule line to match that below the line. I have attempted to solve this problem using the solutions presented for similar questions hrulefill ...
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Why do enumerated lists become more compact when using `columns` with `parskip` loaded (beamer)? [duplicate]

When I use columns environment to include enumerate items, the presence of parskip will force enumerated items to become more compact. The output above will not be the same if parskip is disabled. ...
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Avoiding parskip at end of column

In a two column text (with multicol), the first column is composed of a long paragraph, ending a line before the column end. Then a parskip is added, which makes the last line of the column empty. The ...
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How to layout left margin and bullets using parskip

There is a fairly typical layout style in technical manual in which headings are numbered and left justified. The text then is indented about 1cm so that it appears as if there is a larger left ...
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tcolorbox: parbox=false AND hyphenationfix=true

I want the text in a {tcolorbox} to exhibit the same paragraph style as the main body. As far as I know (as per the first reference) this requires using \RestoreParskip: \newcommand*{\RestoreParskip}{...
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Using wrapfigure with custom paragraph breaks

In my document, I've modified \parskip to give a nice break between paragraphs. But this means that \wrapfigure calculates the number of lines wrong, and gives itself a significantly larger margin ...
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Theorems and parskip

This is my code: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{book} \usepackage{parskip} % paragraph spacing: without this command there is spacing between the paragraph and the proposition \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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How to make parskip in minipage match that of parskip outside minipage?

Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam scelerisque purus eget arcu eleifend ...
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parskip package causing some problems in parbox itemize content

Here is some simplified content to describe my problem \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin = 0.7 in]{geometry} \usepackage{parskip} \begin{document} Some notational items: \begin{...
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Why `parskip` package makes margin notes misaligned?

I have to merge two lengthy files, one of which is using the marginnote package and the other needs the parskip package. If I use them at the same time the command I use to label years in the margin, ...
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Lower baselineskip in leadsheets

How can I lower the space between lines in the leadsheets package to make the songs more compact? \documentclass[a4paper]{book} \usepackage{leadsheets} \usepackage{lmodern} \renewcommand\...
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parskip=half garbles sometimes pages

I am making documents with the option parskip=half. I have observed, that I sometimes get garbled pages, where I have no explanation for. I would expect a problem inside of Tex or Latex. With some ...
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mdframed and parskip

This seems pretty easy: how can I get a paragraph skip in an mdframed, same as outside the box? Is it somehow `disabled', and if so, is there a reason for that? Here is how it's set up, in a ...
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Reduce vertical spacing of paragraph-section

How can I reduce the vertical spacing from a paragraph-section into a half parskip on global level? I desire the same vertical spacing as parkskip=half. MWE: \documentclass[numbers=noenddot,parskip=...
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parskip Causing amsbook Table of Contents Header to Appear Below Table of Contents [closed]

I'm using the amsbook document class along with the \parskip package, but when \parskip is added, it causes the default header "Contents" above my table of contents to move below the table of contents ...
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Minimum paragraph lineskip when flushing bottom

For my thesis, I have \documentclass[twoside]{book} along with \flushbottom to fill the page all the way to the bottom. However, on a number of pages the spacing between paragraphs is too small to my ...
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Page looks sparse, space between paragraph is too big (KOMA-Script) [duplicate]

This page looks very sparse, LaTeX inserts way too much space between the paragraphs. I use \documentclass[paper=a4,twoside,parskip=half,12pt]{scrartcl} for a short manual. I would not mind if the ...
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Change the Space Between Paragraphs Without Messing up Other Parts of the Document

For quite some time I was trying to adjust the space between paragraphs by tweaking parskip but after asking two question in here I saw that messing around with it is not a good idea. That is because ...
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Parskip and Space Above Enumerate List

I have changed the value for parskip but this also affects the space between the last paragraph and the first item of the enumerate environment. My questions are: Why would parskip affect something ...
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Equal Spacing in Title Headings - Parskip

I have formatted the titles of chapters, sections etc but I can't get the spacing between their elements equal to each other because as I have seen the command \setlength{\parskip}{10pt} adds to those ...
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scrreprt: parskip = full in text but not in footnotes [closed]

I write a document with the scrreprt class in which I use the option parskip = full. This automatically applies to footnotes, too. How can I set several footnotes on one page without a parskip ...
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With an underfull vbox, how to push everything to the top of the page?

I'm preparing some text where pictures shall be placed really "H"ere. Due to the mix of text and images, that actually works pretty well. But I keep one page with not enough content (larger image ...
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Using tocloft and parskip generates a warning about redefining \@starttoc

If you use both tocloft and parskip packages, a warning is generated about the redefinition of \@starttoc. The MWE is straightforward. This code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parskip} \...
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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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Calculate parskip based on number of lines in an address

Very new to LaTeX. Using the letter class, I need to line up the start of some text at a particular vertical position on the page - the first fold line on a letterpaper so the text is all inside the a ...
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Controlling vertical spacing in \chapterformat when using parskip=half* options

Trying to customise chapter heading, i have trouble controlling the vertical spacing between the rule and the chapter name. I would like to use paragraph spacing instead of indentation, so i'm using ...
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How to get paragraph breaks in a standalone document?

I have a bunch (1000+) of standalone tex-snippets that I use to build documents. I also want to be able to compile them separately. Problem with these standalone documents is that I can't get ...
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Add space between text and quotation in parskip

I started writing my papre in the thesis class, with the parskip package. I've found a problem in spacing paragraphs: I want a very small space (still not 0 points) between main text paragraphs, but I ...
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Some definitions: parskip, baselineskip, topskip

I am a bit confused about what characteristics of the page are controlled by: \parskip, \baselineskip, \topskip. About \parskip I know it controls the space between paragraphs. But is it the same ...
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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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captionof destroys parskip

I am using caption of with block paragraphs. Once a caption has been displayed there is no gap between paragraphs. Can anyone help? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{parskip} \...
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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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Latexmk Not Rendering After First Page

We're using LaTeX to turn reddit into an eBook. It isn't rendering anything beyond the first page. A sample of my LaTeX source is below -- as it's dynamically-generated, the failures are intermittent: ...
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parskip and title spacing conflict

Issue I am trying to set spacing between paragraphs using \parskip but it also affects section titles and "breaks" formatting. Question How can I set up a skip between paragraphs without having it ...
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Inline todonotes and parfillskip lead to overfull \hbox

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[ % parskip=half, % 1em; overfull \hbox \hbox (10.45003pt) % parskip=half*, % .25\linewidth; Overfull \hbox (104.06389pt too wide) parskip=half+, % 0.33333\...
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LaTeX custom class section padding and paragraph padding

I am writing a cls-file for a conference template. I like to control the padding before and after the section, subsection, subsubsection etc and I do this by the following definition: \renewcommand{\...
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Set paragraph skip for each section

I am using the parskip package to remove indentation before each paragraph in my document. However, for certain sections of the document, I want to use the default paragraph indentation style (i.e. I ...
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Decrease lineskip in tabular paragraph

I made a table with one cell as p{5.5cm} paragraph. Now to not take that much space I decreased the font size to scriptsize, but the table does not shrink vertically as expected I think because of ...
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How to keep parskip inside environments created with \DeclareNewTOC

I am using KOMA-Script and \DeclareNewTOC to create custom float and inline environments. For my document, I would like to have spacing between paragraphs. I use the parskip option of the KOMA-Script ...
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Suppressing parskip in proofs

I would like to use parskip to avoid indent and also to have some space between paragraphs. However, I would like this feature only in the text inbetween proofs (like introduction etc). Inside the ...
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Fix thmtool spacing when using the parskip package

While on polished documents the usual paragraph spacing is nice, in personal notes I prefer to have non-indented paragraphs separated by blank lines. This can be easily accomplished by using the ...
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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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Strange vertical spacing with floats and parskip [duplicate]

When I compile the following MWE with lualatex or xelatex I get strange vertical spaces between paragraphs on page 2 (see picture of output below). \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,parskip=full,twoside]{...
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Add space *after* paragraph? [duplicate]

I have a document and I am happy with the spacing everywhere except where there are two sequential paragraphs. In this case I would like a line between them, but I do not know how to make this happen ...
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Remove initial spacing on a paragraph

How do I decrease the vertical space at the beginning when a new paragraph is started? For example, you can see the second paragraph, started with \paragraph{} has extra spacing that I need to change....
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Balancing multicols with non-stretchable parskip

I want to use multicols with \parskip fixed to \baselineskip (i.e. without stretchable glue) in order to get a two column document with grid typesetting. The problem is that when I want to insert ...
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Unwanted vertical spacing within sentence

I encountered some weird spacing within my document and could reproduce it with the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,BCOR0pt,DIV12]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \...
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Space between paragraphs, no space between paragraph and list

I would like to set 0.5\baselineskip space between paragraphs, but no space between paragraph and list. Setting \setlength{\parskip}{0.5\baselineskip} adds unnecessary space between paragraph and list:...