{line-spacing} is about adjusting the space between the lines of a document. A popular package is {setspace}.

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Single-space chapter titles with double-spaced document

I am typesetting a thesis using the book class and need the chapter titles to be single-spaced while the main text must be double-spaced. Inserting \singlespacing before the text in the definition ...
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How to set font, line spacing and header/footer margins?

I need to write some text for my university and I figured I should use LaTeX to get familiar with the system. I've read some basic tutorials etc, but they didn't help me with the following: There are ...
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How to draw a vertical line for separating specific section and content?

While editing my resume, I wanted to place vertical line to separate the section part with the content for the section. Photo attached for clarification. Like this, edited in a sketch app. ...
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Table of tables line spacing large [closed]

I've noticed an odd line spacing in my table of tables compared to my list of figures. The table of tables didn't used to look like this:
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Color-box behind inline text / inline math without vertical space

I'd like to provide a ‘background-colour’ for spans of code or math inline with text, in the same way that CSS allows. I've tried to do this with \colorbox, but unfortunately, that seems to add ...
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hline length under title in section

In my Latex document, I decided to draw a line under each section as follows: \titleformat{\section}{\large\scshape\raggedright}{}{0em}{}[{\color{coolblack}\titlerule[0.8pt]}] Moreover, at the ...
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How to have different line spacing for user-created and automatic line breaks

I use sharelatex Academic CV template and have spent hours but failed to find how to do this. I have a block of text without any user-created line breaks but that span multiple lines and so has ...
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Moderncv line spacing variation in different sections

I'm updating my résumé using moderncv casual, and I'm encountering a weird phenomenon: The line spacing, and font size of the description in "Master Thesis" are different than in "Experience". ...
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One font by default a bit smaller using fontspec

I have to typeset a few Hebrew words in a document, and for this I use xelatex with polyglossia and fontspec (MWE at the bottom). The problem is that this font has a larger x-height than the font I ...
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Uneven line spacing in two columns under a table [closed]

There are quite a few questions already answered on similar topics but I couldn't find an exact scenario such as mine. I have a table on a two-column page. The table is large so when it is placed on ...
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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in table

I would like to change the font size of a parragraph in a table cell. If I do not put \par at the end of the parragraph it does not do the correct line spacing. However, if I put it, I get an anoying ...
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Is using \\[.5 \baselineskip] bad practice?

I've developed the habit of using \\[.5\baselineskip] to indicate that a part of a bigger argument ended in that line. I found this quite helpful to structure bigger arguments. By now, I start ...
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the Space of fraction and equation looks strange

the LaTeX code is: $Z_c$ : $$ \begin{equation} \tag{3} Z_c=\sqrt{\frac{R_0+jωL_0}{G_0+jωC_0}} \end{equation} $$$$ \begin{equation} \tag{4} I^+=\dfrac{U^+}{Z_c} \quad I^-=\dfrac{U^-}{Z_c} ...
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latex \fontsize{12}{18} equals to MS Word 12pt and its linespace 1.5?

I use \fontsize{12}{18} in latex for 12pt and its linespace 1.5 in MS Word. But I think not equals. Why? And what is correct option in \fontsize{?}{?} ?
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Change text height and pragraph indent in text block

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis. I did this code with the help of friends on this site. Now I have a new problem. In my code I want to change the text height and line spacing in only ...
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change font and font sizes for section and paragraph

I am migrating my organisation's documentation system to LaTeX. Parameters defined: Heading Font: Futura Bold Heading Colour: RGB{x,y,z} Font Size: 18pt, 15pt Body Font: Futura Book Font Size: 12pt ...
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Tabu table with different row-spacing between one-line and multi-line rows [duplicate]

during my work with Latex I encountered a problem with my tables. As you can see in the following MWE, theses tables sometimes have rows witch contain cells with multiple lines. Those rows have less ...
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change line spacing/spanning in table within multirow

I usually use \begin{spacing}{x} to change the line spacing in the text, however, it does not work in the header of longtable, is there any solution? Another question is that, I use |m{16pt} @array ...
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Line spacing in TeX

I am using \font\preloaded=cmr9 \magnification=1200 in a TeX document. How can I change the line spacing (from, say, 1 to 1.5) throughout the document?
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Uneven Line Spacing for Arabic Text using xelatex + memoir + plyglossia

This is my first LaTeX Project. I am using XelaTeX to compile the tex file. I am having an issue with Even Line Spacing in my arabic document. The baseline grid is fine on the first page but the text ...
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How to align first \item on baseline in tabular, using nested itemize environments

In a beamer presentation (no setspace, no enumitem) I want to use an itemize environment inside the column of a tabular. I want the first \item to be displayed on the same baseline, as the first lines ...
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How to align first \item on baseline in tabular, using modified \baselinestretch

In a beamer presentation (no setspace, no enumitem) I want to use an itemize environment inside the column of a tabular. I want the first \item to be displayed on the same baseline, as the first lines ...
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Reduce line spacing in nomenclature

I am creating a nomenclature and would like to reduce line spacing. If I use the approach found online inserting the \setlength{\nomitemstep}{-parsep} command, all line skips are removed including the ...
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make soul highlight span lines

The \hl command from the soul package highlights spans of text with a backround color when color is loaded. When used on longer spans of text, some inter-line spacing remains uncolored, which is ...
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Why does Latex add arbitrary spacing between equations when using multicolumn?

After using multicolumn to divide up the page into three columns, some of my equations massive space in between the texts For example: The left most column, we see that there are spaces between the ...
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Changing spacing for \thanks generates empty line

In a double-spaced article, I'm trying to keep the \thanks note single-spaced. I use this topic to change the spacing of \thanks back to single-spacing. This works, but it also generates an empty line ...
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Is this document single spaced and how can I detect the spacing of any document and what determines the line spacing if I do not specify it?

I want to produce similar appearance as this document http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0602230.pdf. However, I do not know what the line spacing is. Is this an article and is article default to be single ...
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reledmac: in double-spaced document, single-spaced two-col footnotes not aligned

In a double-spaced document with two-column single-spaced footnotes in the reledmac environment (using this solution), the lines across the footnote columns don't line up vertically. This issue ...
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Why does a minipage in Beamer affect list spacing, and how do I fix it?

I'm experimenting with a parallel form of nested itemize items in Beamer, using minipages to separate parent and child list items. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} ...
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One half spacing in tables

What is the easiest way to get one and a half line spacing in all my tables? I have the setspace package loaded, if that helps. The relevant bits of my preamble currently read: \usepackage{setspace} ...
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Editing Distance between Abstract and Intro in LyX

Here's an example of how I'd like my abstract to appear. Note that the amount of vertical space between the abstract and intro is minor. In my document the vertical space between the abstract and ...
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Double spacing in body but not two-column footnotes with eledmac package

With two-column footnotes using eledmac (based on this question), line spacing via setspace is applied to footnotes as well. How can I preserve single spacing in these two-column footnotes? ...
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How to put line spacing with a certain length (kind of manually)

I need to write a entire document with line spacing equals 1.5 cm. I've searched about it and found that there is three kinds of spacing: single, double and 1.5, but I need my document to be EXACTLY ...
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linespacing local font environment [duplicate]

I have a multi-paragraph section of tiny-font within a larger document of normal-size text. The last paragraph within this section seems to get double spacing: I can fix the problem by putting a ...
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Double-spaced paragraphs with single-spaced headers in classicthesis?

I've been writing my PhD thesis using the classicthesis template with the arsclassica style package. My university requires that I double-space the body of the thesis, so I'm using \doublespacing for ...
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How much spacing is left after \end{enumerate}

How much vertical space is left after the enumerate environment and how much space is the default between the items?
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Can a command typeset its argument without letting latex take it into account for bounding box?

Quite often, especially when preparing slides, vertical space is precious. However, there is no automatic equivalent of "vertical kerning of lines", by which you would reduce or even have a negative ...
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How to get single line spacing in ALL examples (anything within \ex. or \exg.) in a document using Linguex (to the exclusion of the main text)?

Is there a way of defining single spacing for the examples written using Linguex (I do not use other packages for examples) throughout the whole document, without having to use \singlespace over 100 ...
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Changing the font spacing in figure/table captions

I am writing a thesis. Both the body of the text and my figure/table captions are double-spaced. However, I need my captions to be single-spaced. I tried resetting the spacing on the captions using ...
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Can lineskip depend on how close the boxes are horizontally?

TeX adds lineskip when two lines would get too close together. However, this ought to depend on whether the conflicting boxes in question are near each other horizontally, not just vertically. Is ...
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Different line space for the same document

In my thesis I use \linespread{1.3} to set 1.5 line space for the entire document. However, as the following screenshot shows, the two paragraphs have different line space. Is this because of the ...
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Vertical space between a word and a line

I want to reduce the vertical distance between "Education" and the line. How to do that? I am using the following code: \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*{\Line}[3][]{\tikz \draw[#1] #2 -- #3;}% ...
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Why \\[2\baselineskip] has no effect inside tabular [duplicate]

Consider this MWE \documentclass{article} \def\sample{text text text text text} \def\Sample{\sample\sample} \parindent=0pt \begin{document} \Sample\\ \Sample\\[2\baselineskip] \Sample \bigskip ...
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Extra interline glue between \vbox'es?

In the following example I use \strut's in both lines, but nevertheless there is gap between the rules. Why there is this gap between two rules? Example 1: \vbox{X\strut\hrule} \vbox{\hrule ...
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How to make existing \strut-based code work with accented letters?

\strut-based solutions assume that heights cannot exceed 8.5 pt and depth - 3.5 pt. But with accented letters this assumption is not true. In the second example the last line is lower than in the ...
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setspace and parskip induced symmetry problems in custom chapter title

The MWE below demonstrates that I have a distinct lack of symmetry in the space between the horizontal lines and chapter title text despite employing the solution in Consistent Line Spacing in ...
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paracol and scaled fonts misaligned

I am using pararcol with english and arabic. The arabic font is scaled up in size and this causes a misalignment of lines, not just within paragraphs, cumulatively, but also of the first paragraph ...
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Undefined Control Sequence on \onehalfspacing

I am new to latex. So new that I never heard of this a month before. I am using wissdoc.cls, macros.tex, titelseite.tex and diplarb.tex from the following template. I have an error as follows: ...
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set table spacing to be different from whole document

I am writing up my thesis and set \linespread{1.5} at the preamble. But I want my table to be of single spacing, because apparently when the table is of single spacing it fits nicely in 1 page, but ...
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Horizontal alignment issues and differences using \\ and \newline in the text

This minimal example shows the behaviour I am wondering about: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \begin{document} \frontmatter \pagestyle{plain} ...