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Increase parskip after first paragraph in environment

I have an environment and I'd like to increase the \parskip between the first and second paragraphs in the environment, but only the first and second paragraphs. I can achieve the effect manually ...
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Pagebreaks and parskip with lots of small sections

I'm having trouble with page breaks in a LaTeX document. LaTeX seems to occasionally (and inexplicably) move a few lines onto a new page, even when there is clearly enough room for those lines at the ...
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Equalise spacing before and after tcolorbox environment

I don't like tampering with the AMStheorem default theorem styles (theorem, definition and remark), I find they fit my needs well. In this instance, I am using tcolorbox to draw boxes around ...
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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.` \parskip` controls the space between paragraphs but is it the same value all across ...
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Negate the effect of parskip on headings

The tex file to produce the image on the right is given below. The image on the left is produced by uncommenting \usepackage{parskip}. My aim is to set distance between headings and also distance ...
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Why doesn't parskip=half work together with fontenc in bibliographies?

If \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} is used and parskip=half is set: Else (either \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} isn't used or parskip=half isn't set): I consider the second one the correct style. Why is there a ...
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Why vertical spacing discrepancy with parskip for paragraph command?

I have a LaTeX document that contains something similar to the code below. When I compile with pdflatex on Windows and Linux, there is extra vertical space just before the \paragraph command on the ...
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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 is parskip=half messing up the spacing in mdframed?

without parskip: parskip=half: \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrartcl} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{thmtools} \usepackage[framemethod=TikZ]{mdframed} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Suppress parskip BEFORE (sic!) a specific paragraph?

Imagine the following document: \documentclass{article} \setlength{\parskip}{8pt} \begin{document} This is the first paragraph This is the second paragraph This is the third paragraph \end{document}...
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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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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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parskip package, keep the indents

That may be a stupid question but is there a way to keep the indent while using the parskip package? I use parskip to keep spacing between my paragraphs while leaving the table of contents and lists ...
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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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How to use the parskip package? (space in between paragraphs)

Sorry, because I think it's a many times asked topic. But I don't find an example which help me to understand how to create a white space between paragraphs. I think parskip is the package I need to ...
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Un-indent all paragraphs and increase the space between paragraphs

How could I un-indent all paragraphs and increase the space between paragraphs, avoiding - at the same time - unwanted changes? Package parskip works partially fine for me (it causes some unwanted ...
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Rhythm: different values for parskip and baselineskip in scrartcl

I am writing some small demo files, each trying to implement a specific advice from Bringhurst's Elements of Typograhpic Style. He recommends to keep the vertical rhythm of the page, and to return to ...
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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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Odd vertical gap with multicol, scrreprt and parskip=half

I'm having a weird vertical gap in one of my documents, which only is there when I use multicol together with \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrreprt}. Minimal example \documentclass[parskip=half]{...
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How to use two parskips?

I'll go straight to the point. I'm using the parskip package, in particular with this option \setlength{\parskip}{0.3\baselineskip plus2pt minus2pt}. This code: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, ...
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half parskip in koma scrartcl resulting in space at the end of last line before next paragraph

I wrote some things and wanted to have a part of those left aligned and on the same line some words (or formulas) right aligned. I solved that with \hfill. So sad it is not working on the last line ...
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Remove par(fill)skip from KOMA afterskip

My document contains pages where the \parskip has been stretched. A consequence of this is that the text below section titles is too far away from the text which follows it. How can I make the section ...
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Emulate tabular vertical spacing with parskip package

I would like to emulate the vertical spacing of tabular without using tabular. When the \parskip package is used, using \par leaves too much vertical space, so I thought I'd emulate it with use of a \...