# Line spacing in report [closed]

I need your help. I'm using this command:

\renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5}
\normalsize


to create a spacing between the lines. But I'm still not sure where to insert it, wether before the begin{document} or after or before each text? Because there is one paragraph in the four pages I wrote till now, where there is no line spacing and I don't know why. Or do you know another command which would apply for the whole text? A package probably?

My code:

\documentclass[10pt]{report}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{titlesec}
\usepackage[left=35mm,right=35mm,top=35mm,bottom=35mm]{geometry}
\titleformat{\section}{\Huge\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{}
\titleformat{\chapter}{\huge\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{}
\titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{3.5ex plus 1ex minus .2ex}{8.3ex plus .2ex}
\titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{3.5cm}{2cm}
\begin{document}

\chapter*{Kapitel1}

\section*{Einleitung}

\subsection*{1.1 Motivation}

\begin{large}

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## closed as too localized by David Carlisle, Thorsten, Stefan Kottwitz♦May 12 '13 at 15:01

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See the package setspace. –  Marco Daniel May 12 '13 at 12:49
@MarcoDaniel thank you Marco, I think you have to insert this: \usepackage{setspace} \onehalfspacing But it is still not working. –  abdu May 12 '13 at 12:56
Please show us an mwe. I am sure that it works. –  Marco Daniel May 12 '13 at 13:02
@abdu A tip: If you indent lines by 4 spaces or enclose words in backticks , they'll be marked as code, as can be seen in my edit. You can also highlight the code and click the "code" button (with {} on it). — Only inline markup () works in comments. –  Qrrbrbirlbel May 12 '13 at 13:26
@Qrrbrbirlbel ok thanks! –  abdu May 12 '13 at 13:36

Have you tried

\linespread{1.5cm}


before the

\begin{document}


line ? I think it should help.

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hey, yes this one works too, however without the 'cm' so just \linespread{1.5}. But still having a problem with the last 3 lines I wrote. They don't have anyspacing, I don't know why. –  abdu May 12 '13 at 12:58
Could you put some code in your post or a try to give an example ? –  Alain May 12 '13 at 13:01
Yes sure, \documentclass[10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[left=35mm,right=35mm,top=35mm,bottom=35mm]{geometry} \titleformat{\section}{\Huge\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{} \titleformat{\chapter}{\huge\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{} \titlespacing*{\section} {0pt}{3.5ex plus 1ex minus .2ex}{8.3ex plus .2ex} \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{3.5cm}{2cm} \linespread{1.5} \begin{document} \chapter*{Kapitel 1} \section*{Einleitung} \subsection*{1.1 Motivation} \begin{large} ... \subsection*{1.2 Ziel dieser Arbeit} ... till now everything is Ok –  abdu May 12 '13 at 13:11
Maybe add the code in your initial post so that users can easily copy it ? –  Alain May 12 '13 at 13:14
How do I write the my code clearly in these grey shades? I think the linespacing disappears after I begin with a new subsection. –  abdu May 12 '13 at 13:19