Questions tagged [sections-paragraphs]

{sections-paragraphs} is about the lower-level sectioning commands from \section to \subparagraph that help to form the logical structure of documents. This tag should only be used *in addition* to the more general {sectioning}.

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Why do I need to use \paragraph{} after a \section{} to get correct indenting whereas a blank line suffices for subsequent paragraphs?

I have noticed that whenever I start a new section, subsection, etc., I need to preface my text block with \paragraph{} to get correct indentation for the first paragraph. In subsequent paragraphs, ...
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How can I format sections/subsections/etc. like nested lists?

I would like to format sections/subsections/etc. so that the entire body text of subsections is indented relative to the body text of the parent section as it is for nested lists, i.e. 1. Section ...
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Margins as Subsections

Is there a way to have subsection titles show in the margin of the page? I'm never happy with subsections, I usually tend to avoid them. What I do like, is letting the readers know what's going on by ...
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Avoiding page breaks shortly after section/subsection headings

By default, LaTeX allows a page break after the first two lines of paragraphs following section/subsection headings. How can I enlarge this minimum to, say, three lines or 10 percent of the value of \...
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Centering \section* and adding them to the ToC

I'm using LaTeX and the book class and have one problem: I want that my starred sections (only starred sections) appear in the center of the pages instead of the left side of the pages and also these ...
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Section headers in margins

I'm working on my resume in LyX and I would like my section headers to look like this. What should I write in the preamble to achieve this?
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How do I ensure that figures appear in the section they're associated with?

Often floats may land quite a bit later in the document than the point they are created, sometimes after a section break. Is there a way to force a new section to start on a new page, after any ...

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