Indenting a block of text in LaTeX « timmurphy.org

To indent a block of text, you can use the \addtolength{length_variable}{length} command. For this task, we need to add to the \leftskip value for the block of text.

For example, to indent a block of text by 5mm we would do the following:

{\addtolength{\leftskip}{5mm}

…indented text here…
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LaTeX Setup and Tutorial

Creating a simple document using LaTeX with TeXMaker for WindowsNow we’re finally ready to write a document in LaTeX. The instructions below will take you through the process of creating a very simple document.Open: Texmaker from the Start menu.  You may want to put a shortcut on your desktop.

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About MiKTeX – MiKTeX Project Page

Fast previewerThe TeX output viewer Yap allows for an optimized edit-compile-view cycle if the TeX authoring system in use supports source specials.

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Texmaker free cross-platform latex editor

Additional option: A “favorites symbols” * panel allows you to define your own “symbols panel”.To add a symbol to the “favorites symbols panel”, just right-click on a symbol in the others “symbols panels” and select “Add to favorites” in the pop-up menu.To remove a symbol in the “favorites symbols panel”, just right-click on it and select “Remove from favorites” in the pop-up menu.You can also define the format of your mathematical text via the “Math” menu.For the “array” environments, a wizard like the “Tabular” wizard is available in the “Wizard” menu. With this wizard, you can select the environment : array, matrix, pmatrix…. The cells can be directly completed.

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Gregory Reese Technologyisforkids.com

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Educational Technology: The power of educational diversity to meet the needs of a diverse population.