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Can a regular patent application have line numbers?

I have not seen it as a requirement but as a recommendation. See the rules of the Patent Cooperation Treaty and the European Patent Convention below. Rule 11.8 PCT: 11.8 Numbering of Lines (a) ...
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Can a regular patent application have line numbers?

This is pretty much of a duplicate of the answer to the linked question. There is no difference between provisional and non-provisional applications is this regard. But I woud take a "may" ...
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Is it best to provide as many examples in detailed description section?

Is it true that the more embodiments/examples of how the disclosure looks, is used, etc the better it is for the patent to uphold itself? Technically, there must be sufficient disclosure to enable ...
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What's wrong with using "claim language" in the description?

The first principle is to not use language that might have some legal connotation that you do not fully understand. Regarding your specific examples I would say that there is a danger of a court ...
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Detailed Description: Okay to give implementation suggestions and tips?

The specific hints you mention are not necessary but probably won’t hurt. The boilerplate wording is fine and might help.
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Numerical references in the detailed description of a provisional patent application?

While the "formalities" requirements of a provisional application are low, if you ever need to actually make use of the rights a provisional provides, the content of the provisional will be subject to ...
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