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Does it make sense to typeset without inter-paragraph spacing?

I'm reading The Elements of Typographic Style, and note that there is no spacing between paragraphs except for the normal line spacing. In my opinion, this gives a professional impression, and I'd ...
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Spacing of new environment in lists

The title is not that descriptive. I try to write a custom remark-style amsthm environment which can take arguments as the header (I don't need referencing functionalities). I wanted to simplify the ...
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vertical space after a list but only before a new paragraph [duplicate]

How to insert a \parskip after lists, but only before a new paragraph? In the example below, the desired output would be no vertical space after the first list and vertical space after the second list:...
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Remove space after math environment

After and before a math environment like $$1+1$$ a space is created to separate text from math. But if the math environment has no text after it, an unnecesary space is created like in: lorem ipsum ...
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Enforce no spacing within parskip package

I would like to apply parskip package for some paragraphs, but not other paragraphs within the document. Is there a way to do so? Currently, if I use \usepackage[indent = 20pt]{parskip}, the setting ...
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How to see where a definition/example ends when using the parskip package?

I like to use the parskip package, making paragraphs separated by vertical space instead of by indentation. However, since (seemingly the same amount of) vertical space is also used in amsthm to ...
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Overfull \hbox with parskip option

I have a following code \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrbook} \usepackage{tikz,lipsum} \input{insbox} \begin{document} \InsertBoxR{0}{% \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0,0) rectangle(3,3); \end{...
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parskip clashes with thmbox of thmtools

I have a problem using the parskip and thmtools packages. I want to use the boxes provided by thmtools to frame my theorems lemmas etc. The one I'm interested in is the thmbox=M box but as soon as the ...
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Unwanted indentation when using tcolorbox [duplicate]

When I create boxes with tcolorbox, I get an unwanted indentation in two places: once directly before the heading and secondly in place of the first paragraph (all the following paragraphs have no ...
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Annoying top margin with recent versions of tcolorbox and amsthm

After installing a fresh TeXLive (2023), I noticed an annoying issue with margins when using amsthm environments inside tcolorboxes. On the left, the (expected) result I got before updating, on the ...
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\tcblisting ignores parskip?

Using tcblisting I found that \parskip seems to be ignored. \documentclass{article} \parskip\baselineskip \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{listings} \begin{document} \begin{tcblisting}...
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Why is there a gap between top titlerule line and the contents of chapter and section? Also why is the thickness of these rules not equal in Chapter?

I am attempting to learn the commands associated with the titlesec package. It appears that the parskip value is added before the chapter/section content. As a result, the content is not vertically ...
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Parskip is shifting my footer down

Why is the footer (containing the bank information) shifted down by parskip? \documentclass[fontsize=12pt, DIN, A4, parskip=full, % removing this prevents the shift ...
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parskip glue doesn't stretch

I was thinking that \setlength\parskip{2ex plus 5ex} was supposed to set the default paragraph spacing to 2ex and to a maximum value of 7ex in cases where it helps fill the vertical space of the page. ...
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Line spacing help, expl3

I have a macro makeentry which I cannot get to behave as I would expect. Its pretty simple, it takes previously input user data and formats it. However I cannot get the macro to respect my wishes for ...
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parskip sometimes pagebreaks last line

I have a two-column spread, one column on even pages and the corresponding other on the facing odd pages, using \begin{paracol}[1]*{2} environments. But the package parskip randomly pagebreaks some of ...
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Parskip spacing of a list in a table

I want to undo the following effect of the parskip package in a list environment in a table: Without parskip the spacing looks nice. With parskip the first line is so uncomfortably close to the line ...
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Spacing when using parskip and thmtools

I have the following really specific issue, which is probably just a bug in the thmtools package, but I'm wondering if I can work around it. Basically, if I include the parskip package and try to use ...
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Increase the spacing between my paragraphs while maintaining the spacing between items in the itemize environment

I tried to increase the spacing between my paragraphs by using the parskip package but it also increased the spacing between my items in my itemize environnment. How do I change the spacing between my ...
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Lorem lines command

I have this command \loremlines{n} which makes n lines of lipsum text. However, it does not work well with \lettrine (as seen below). I also want to be able to use the command in other environments as ...
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Tasks and enumerate not aligning properly because of parskip

According to the Tasks Package documentation, nesting of the tasks environment is not supported, so I typically combine tasks with enumerate for questions with multiple parts. The issue is that ...
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Space between paragraphs - \parskip not working

I realise this has been asked many, many times but I can't seem to find the right answer. I (stupidly) decided to use the "MastersDoctoralThesis" template (I'm working in Overleaf) and now ...
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parskip setting ignored in multicols + flowfram

I'm using static frames from flowfram to design a poster, and I've run into some issues with vertical spacing (notably with titlesec, which seems to ignore squash my pre-section spacing, but that ...
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How to make text height on pages the same and keep text on grid for book's page spread?

My project contains a lot of short subsections. After compiling some pages becomes longer than the others and also lost lines grid for page spread. I've tried grid but not succeeded. Sometimes ...
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Importing geometry package messes up line breaking behavior of \texthl

It looks like uncommenting line 6 of the code below suppresses the line breaking behavior of \texthl \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{...
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Balance multicols with leading instead of paragraph spacing

I have a book that is utilizing the multicols package, but I'm having one issue. Sometimes I end up with radically different paragraph spacing on a page or spread. Here's an example: I'm able to ...
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problem with linespacing

First, I'd like to remove the space above the first line due to \baselineskip. This variable can't be given a value lower than the font size. It crashes saying something like "wrong units". ...
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Prevent parskip after special at beginning of vbox

If I understand correctly, when entering unrestricted horizontal mode, TeX inserts a parskip if the containing vertical list is non-empty. That applies even when the only item on the list is not ...
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tcolorbox overflowing text when using parbox=false

I have the problem that when I add parbox=false to the options of tcolorbox, the text within the box is not breaking properly. Do you have an idea what might be the issue? Here is the code: \...
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Change parskip in beamer without side effects

Background If I understand correctly, beamer does not distinguish between lines and paragraphs, as far a vertical spacing is concerned. As an example, there is no visible difference in this MWE: \...
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Make misaligned twocolumn documents even

For a twocolumn document using memoir I am preparing, I find that when modifying \parskip for greater paragraph separation and making use of \section to divide the text into different parts, this ...
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KOMA script etoc package changes vertical spacing between TOC heading and entries

Based on the question KOMA-script list of listings and LOF have unequal space below heading I have extended the example with a TOC. I use the etoc package in my document and the KOMA option parskip=...
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Offset hrule while parskip=true

So what I'm trying to do is similar to this article, which is to surround the title and subtitle of the document with 2 similarly distanced \hrule. If i follow their description it works wonderful. ...
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Unwanted different parskip length around tabularx

I tried to use the tabularx environment to align my long thesis title at the colon like it is shown in the picture below. Between every entry I wish to have the vertical spacing of one parskip like it ...
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Options "skip" and "indent" not recognised in package parskip

I get the following error whenever I try to use the option "skip" in package parskip: ! LaTeX Error: Unknown option `skip=10ptplus1pt' for package `parskip'.See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX ...
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tabularx package compatibility for question 408900 (Protocol)

In the question How can make a protocol in latex? there is an interesting solution given by Werner. The problem is that if you try to insert it in a document using one (just one) of the following ...
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Full width section titles in scrartcl with parskip option

The subsection title in the following document should fit in a single line. The last word slips into the second line, although there is still enough space in the first. \documentclass[parskip = half+]{...
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How to solve the apparent incompatibility between longtblr from the tabularray package and the parskip package?

In my text I need the spacing between paragraphs to be one \baselineskip, so I am using the parskip package with the skip=\baselineskip option. My text also has several long tables, which I am making ...
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Use enumerate environment without new creating new paragraph

I want to increase the space between paragraphs but not the space between eunumerate environment and it's containing paragraph. Assume I have following document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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When using notoccite vertical spacing in table of contents is increased

I used notoccite to remove the citation problems in the sorting of references. However, this messed up my spacing in the table of contents. Now it's like there is more than doublespacing active. \...
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minipage's \textwidth is actually slightly wider and indented, even with the parskip package. Why?

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{parskip} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \fbox{ \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \lipsum[1] \end{minipage} } ...
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Set different line-spacing between main text and footnote

I want to set line spacing: 1.8 for the main text and 1.1 for the footnote. Package parskip seems a good choice with some effective options. However, I can not make the different setting (of line-...
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Avoid parskip overstretching

What I want to archieve: Layout where \raggedbottom is in effect and parskip stretches the paragraphs as far as it is configured to do. Like so: \raggedbottom \setlength{\parskip}{11pt plus 5pt minus ...
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Can LaTeX stretch line spacing to achieve \flushbottom?

In the MWE below, a \flushbottom is requested. However, because \parskip is unstretchable, LaTeX fails to deliver a flush bottom on the second page. \documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage[...
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Reledmac : Paragraph Spacing Stanza And Center Environment

I'm using reledmac for typesetting critical edition and text with commentaries. I've experienced that customizing paragraph spacing with parskip package has no effect. Using setspace package to ...
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Parskip package causing issues fitting citations within margins

I am using apalike bibliography in an article but for some reason, certain citations end up exceeding the margins of the page. In some paragraphs, the citations are formatted correctly, e.g. ...
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Strange behavior with parskip; changing a letter takes a lot of space

This question is merely out of curiosity. After correcting a typo ("ad" cnanged into "at"), I noticed that changing a single letter changes completely the output (in the first case ...
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Extra space when changing font color in minipage

Changing the font color at the beginning of a minipage seems to cause an extra \parskip of vertical space. This doesn't happen if I instead make the text (for example) italic, nor if anything ...
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\hfill not wide enough

I am refuacturing my cv in latex, but I have a problem with the \hfill command which I use to align text right-flushed on ther same line. This is what it looks like: (notice, the years are not aligned ...
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Uneven space above and below listing with parskip used

The following code creates a bigger space below the listing. I need parskip to keep space between paragraphs. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} \setlength{\parskip}{6pt} %...
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