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Quite a few years in the past, LaTeX set TeX clients unfastened. LaTeX liberated them from mundane chores resembling formatting and equation numbering, permitting writers to pay attention as an alternative at the rfile content material. Now, to assist those that desire to take an additional step past the constructions imposed by means of LaTeX, writer J. Kenneth Shultis provides a set of confirmed tips, thoughts, and recipes for harnessing the complete power afforded by way of this robust typesetting software.

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When the document is printed, the blanks pages will thus be skipped, and the printed pages will be correctly numbered. 1EX is very clever when composing a page, it occasionally produces "widows" (the last line of a paragraph placed alone at the top of a page) and "orphans" (the first line of a paragraph at the bottom of a page). I have not found the \pagebreak, \nopagebreak and \samepage{ ... } commands to be very effective at preventing a paragraph from losing its first or last line. An inelegant way to avoid a single line at the bottom of the page (an orphan) is to place a \clearpage command just before the orphaned paragraph.

2. 2 Paragraphs with Hanging Indents Hanging Indent: The Method: Sometimes you may want to create a labeled paragraph like this that has a hanging indent of arbitrary length. This cannot be done with the \parbox command since you do not know a priori the width of the paragraph to be set after the hanging indent. Rather you must use a 'lEX solution and define a macro for such a paragraph. To create paragraphs like these, place \let\hangafter\@hangfromin your style file (or between \makeatletter and makeatother in your document's preamble).

35in} }{\end{list}} 'l. The references are then placed between \begin{reflist} ... \end{reflist}, each as a separate paragraph begun by a blank line. This environment produces lists such as J. K. Shultis and T. R. Hill, "The Discrete Eigenvalue Problem for Azimuthally Dependent Transport Theory, Nucl. Sci. , 59, 53-56 (1976). J. P. Odom and J. K. Shultis, "Anisotropic Multigroup Neutron Transport without Legendre Expansions," Trans. Am. Nucl. , 21, 530 (1975). S. Lindahl and J. K. Shultis, "Fast Neutron Transmission Near Cross Section Minima," Trans.

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