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LaTeX Beginners Guide by Stefan Kottwitz

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Time for action – spacing between paragraphs instead of indentation

We like to avoid the paragraph indentation. Instead, we shall separate the paragraphs by some vertical space.

  1. Create copy of the previous example and reuse most of it this way:
    \documentclass{article}
    \usepackage{parskip}
    \usepackage{url}
    \begin{document}
    The authors of the CTAN team listed ten good reasons
    for using \TeX. Among them are:
    
    \TeX\ has the best output. What you end with,
    the symbols on the page, is as useable, and beautiful,
    as a non-professional can produce\ldots
    
    The original text can be found on
    \url{ http://www.ctan.org/what_is_tex.html}.
    \end{document}
  2. See the effect:

What just happened?

The highlighted line shows that we've loaded the parskip package. Its only purpose ...

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