I would like to typeset a draft of my document with double linespacing so that my collaborators have space to write in their edits (with a pen). How do I do it?
But if you don't want to use
A package may be preferred over such a command though.
into your preamble. (TeX-FAQ advises for
The simplest possible way is probably by using the plain TeX macro
E.g. if you want double line spacing, add a single line-height to the line spacing (1em) using:
(don't use any braces around the argument, the macro takes its argument as if you had written \openup=1em, i.e. an assignment of a dimension).j
Following that macro's invocation all lines will have a single line's height extra to separate them, later on you can revert this effect by giving the negative argument:
This macro works by increasing (