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lipsum is a LaTeX package to insert paragraphs of dummy (latin) text in a document, usually for demonstration purposes. It is often used in examples on this site.

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How to hide text content with line break \\ by \blackout

I'd like to hide some text which contain line breaks by \\(or \newline) with the macro \blackout frome the package censor, and failed--the hidden part has no line breaks at all, please see the ...
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How to generate a example/lorem ipsum bibliography in LaTeX?

I know the lorem ipsum, lipsum, blindtext and other packages for generating nonsense text in a LaTeX document. I also know there are a lot of alternatives. And I know you can use \nocite{*} to just ...
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is there some lipsum package for formulae?

As I'm testing differents fonts (with LuaLaTeX) for my personal sty file, I use a doc with no sense texts and... formulae. I use lipsum package to generate text but I can't find an analog package to ...
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Remove Lipsum from this

USING OverLeaf 2 I want to use this format to create a letter head. And I can't remove the lipsum text. If I remove the \usepackage{lipsum} line and the \lipsum[1] I get compile errors. \...
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Wrapfig environment is overlapping text

I am trying to write some text around an image, however the text gets drawn on top of the image rather than around it: This is the relevant code section: \section*{De Boor's algorithm} \begin{...
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exam/wrapfigure: Text doesn't wrap around the figure [duplicate]

For the following MWE, why is the first image overlayed with the text when using \lipsum instead of pasting dummy text? And how to fix the other two images to be placed properly next to their ...
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lipsum as caption

The following fails to compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \caption{\lipsum[1]} \end{figure} \end{document} giving the following error: ! Argument ...
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Strange interaction between `wrapfigure` and text from the `lipsum` package

Answering this question, I observe, that wraptable work correctly if for some dummy text I use two successive paragraphs, for example \lipsum[11-12], from the lipsum package. If I use just one, than ...
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Use real text instead of lipsum in moderncv quote alignment

I'm trying to justify the initial quote in moderncv package. And the following answer seems to provide a proper solution: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/440444/192035 However, when I try to replace ...
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lipsum and example-image for equations (and aligns and eqnarrays)

I occasionally need to insert a placeholder equation (or set of equations) in a large technical document, to be filled in later. This is useful when making references to the equation or aligns in the ...
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How can I make dummy text (like \lipsum) grey?

I would like to make my dummy text more distinguishable from the normal text, so I can better determine the progress by making it for example grey? Can I adjust the \lipsum command, so it applies ...
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lipsum as a caption for subfloat [duplicate]

Consider this script: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htp] \subfloat[\lipsum[1]]{ \includegraphics{example-...
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Package lipsum, babel (french) and active characters [duplicate]

In the following document, the two paragraphs should be composed in the same way. But the spacing before 'high punctuation' characters (;) is not correct in the paragraph created by the \lipsum macro. ...
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Is it possible to generate a set amount of words using lipsum?

Is it possible to generate a set amount of words using lipsum? I looked through the documentation and either I have not understood it correctly or you can only create paragraphs and sentences not ...
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Is there a bug with the `lipsum` package in the last update of MikTeX?

I have the full version of MikTeX updated today. When testing the code on page 396 of the following tcolorbox manual 4.14, it is requested to install the lipsum package which is normally included in ...
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\lipsum redefinition doesn't expand well with lcg random integer

I'd like to redefine the \lipsum command provided by the lipsum package such that \lipsum{} outputs not a predefined amount of lorem ipsum paragraphs, but a single, random, lorem ipsum paragraph (that ...
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lipsum bibliography in draft stage — dummy references

Can someone suggest ways to add random references during the draft stage. The idea is to not get distracted to add references during the initial draft of the manuscript. I am looking for solutions ...
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Using TexMaker, why is `lipsum.sty' not found?

I am using TexMaker 4.5. I've seen similar questions that did not help. I've had my resume working before and after a years worth of updates on my Linux box, I now try to run my *.tex file and get the ...
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How can I properly cite Cicero's Lorem Ipsum text? [closed]

I want to properly cite the "lorem ipsum" text I use (e.g. with package lipsum) in my bibliography. But - where exactly was it "published" (as opposed to spoken out)? Or - should I cite the actual ...
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Sum symbol length

I would like to put a big sum in the following equation. \begin{align} R_t\,B_t=\displaystyle{\sum_{s=0}^{\infty} \frac{ T^{\star}_{t+s}}{\displaystyle\prod_{\tau=1}^{s}}}-\displaystyle{\sum_{s=0}^{\...
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“Write about \Lipsum 300 sentences”? Such `\Lipsum` macro would be neat

Disclaimer: This question is not intended to serve a general need. It is not even a question that serves my own need, or anyone else's "need". In Just a suggestion for a neat use and throw macro. ...
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\lipsum to yield, by default, a different paragraph in each application

I write a template latex file for students. In this file, I use \lipsum commands as place holders for section. Below you will see a not-absolutely-minimal example, but a quite trimmed version of the ...
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Badboxes when using lipsum

I have the following preamble \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,right=1.5cm,top=1.5cm,bottom=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[none]{hyphenat} \begin{...
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Transform existing text into blind text or gibberish keeping format (wireframing)

Suppose I have a document that took me a while to design and write. Now I want to show someone the overall format and length of the document but I don't want this person to read or even be distracted ...
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One sentence of dummy text

I need to create just a specified number of sentences of dummy text (rather than a long paragraph). Can I use lipsum to do this? If not, then what can I use? The idea is to be able to create a MWE ...
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usage of \lipsum[] leads to fake examples

This is more a comment than a question. I've tried several hours to wrap text around a picture using the wrapfig package. Among others, I have relied on Adjusting left/right margins of a wrapfig ...
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How to replace lipsum text with online text in LaTeX?

The packages lipsum and blindtext work well enough to flesh-out and format LaTeX documents, but are these packages all that's available? The question to answer in this thread: how can I use newly ...
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How to use lipsum with greek as main language

I'm trying to create a random text using lipsum having greek as the main language. The problem is that when I try to compile my file, an error keeps occuring about endcsname. My code is \...
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text in latex latin

I am getting this text in the PDF after compiling in text studio. I did not write it in the source and cannot find its words in the original text. Any ideas? I have the following packages in the ...
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Alternative to “Lorem Ipsum”

Are there any alternative filler text packages besides lorem ipsum and blindtext? There seem to be a lot for the web, but I can't find any LaTeX packages and searching “alternatives to lorem ipsum” ...
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How to remove the paragraph break after lipsum block?

Usually I use the lipsum package to produce random text. But sometimes I want to test something just after the text (e.g. some \hrulefill command). I noticed that \lipsum[1] ends with a \par or \...
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Generating single random sentences

lipsum, blindtext and kantlipsum all seem to default to producing paragraphs, whereas I want them to generate individual sentences. From the documentation, it looks as if it should be possible to ...