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

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Missing line below caption in algorithm environment

Using two different computers at work and at home, I sometimes compile my thesis with one computer and sometimes with the other. Most of the time the two versions are consistent, but for algorithms I ...
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Smashing diacritics on all uppercase characters

I need all uppercase letters with diacritics to have the same height (depth) of the corresponding naked uppercase letter. Motivation: obtaining a regular baseline grid when stretching the baseline is ...
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xymatrix spacing in lyx

I'm trying to use lyx to make an xymatrix with narrowed spacing between the rows. I found in Peter Gumm's notes http://www.mathematik.uni-marburg.de/~gumm/LyX/xypic/xypic.pdf that I could add to the ...
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Custom line-spacing inside a footnote

I know I can use the following command to set the spacing in footnotes throughout the document to double space: \renewcommand{\footnotelayout}{\doublespacing} But is there a way to allow for custom ...
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Will it stretch? Plumbing the depths of Interline glue

I've gone back to basics to gain a better understanding of how TeX works. One of the things I've been puzzled about is the workings of interline spacing and why ocassionaly (depending on font sizes ...
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Horizontal line for two column

I have \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \begin{document} \rule{\textwidth}{1pt} \end{document} However, this line crosses the two columns. I just want the line cross the first column.
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Enforce strict margin boundaries

I submitted my dissertation (> 200 pages), and was told by an editor that there are several pages where a long word (eg. an organic molecule name) or a citation actually extends beyond the right ...
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Decrease spacing between lines of paragraph in longtable.

I used the suggestion from Adding row spacing to a longtable? to decrease the row spacing in my longtable. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable} \begin{document} ...
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How to give double line spacing between paragraphs?

I am preparing my thesis with single line spaced, but it needs double line spacing between paragraphs. I am using \\ at the end of paragraph to achieve this. How to do this by using \parskip package ...
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para option in footmisc/ednotes affecting line spacing

There was an earlier discussion here about line spacing when using the para option of package footmisc. I am facing a related, but slightly different problem, when using footmisc or, to be more ...
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Consistent Line Spacing

I find when I produce titles I get line spacing that depends on whether I have a hanging character ie qypg which dip below the usual base line vs wertuioasdfhklzxcvbnm which don't. This is ...
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Spreading letters evenly across a line from margin to margin

I wish to achieve something that can be easily accomplished by simply pressing this button in Microsoft Word: So that I could make something like this: What I've seen so far on this forum either ...
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Baselineskip not changed for footnotes

\documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{lipsum,mathptmx} %\baselineskip16pt \begin{document} \baselineskip16pt \lipsum[1]\footnote{\lipsum[3]} \par\noindent\lipsum[2] \end{document} This code ...
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How to get equal vertical spacing when one line has math

I would like to make all vertical spaces between lines in a minipage the same. I would like to make each as much as the maximum. I have found ways to stop the one creating extra space by using \smash ...
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How to set single spacing for all quotation environments? (Bug in etoolbox?)

I found an answer to the question here: Reduce the space between a quotation and a title. But for some reason the result is highly dependent on the code formatting and hence error prone as shown by ...
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Change line spacing in nested nodes

I tried to change the line spacing in a node nested to another. I have tried to use \linepsread and \baselineskip but both doesn't work. MWE: \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Text is too closely spaced preceding empheq environment [duplicate]

This is a follow-up question regarding a previous question: Previous Question In the dukedissertation document class the solution given in the link provided above leads to improper line spacing ...
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How to add glue to \baselineskip in preamble?

I can alter the leading with \linespread in preamble, but it won't add glue. Any straightforward specification like \baselinekip=<length> plus <glue> works only inside ...
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Template Trouble

Following code %Nam scripta a cursus ad philosophíæ scientiae \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[left=2cm,right=5cm,top=3cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} ...
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Vertical spacing is even inside and outside theorems

The following is part of the preamble: \documentclass[twoside,12pt]{Latex/Classes/PhDthesisPSnPDF} \usepackage{graphics} % for pdf, bitmapped graphics files \usepackage{epsfig} % for postscript ...
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\setstretch doesn't work using abntex template

I'm trying to change the line space of my document. I used \linespread but it changes also the toc line space, and I don't want this. So I tried \setstretch but it doesn't work. I believe that I ...
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Equivalent of one and half line spacing in terms pt

I have the following decleration: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside,noindent,nocenter,bold]{thesis} The required format for captions of figures is that there should be a skip equal to 1.5 line. ...
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Disable shorter line spacing on lines without ascenders/descenders (setmainfont)

I'm using a system font with fontspec, and I'm using the Scale option when I declare it with \setmainfont. I've found that whenever I use the Scale option, the line spacing is no longer consistent. ...
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Paragraph skip preserving titlesec, titletoc, table of contents, list of figures and indentation

I have hard time dealing with paragraph skip while keeping titlesec/titletoc, table of contents, list of figures and indentation the same (this is a french book). I have the following class: ...
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Spacing between section, subsection, subsub… etc

I'm in the process of writing my bachelor thesis. The problem is: standards. Question: How to make the spacing between text and titles (chapters, sections, subsections etc.) but still hold the ...
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How to adjust line spacing in wrapped chapter lines with KOMA-script?

I'm using scrbook. Some chapter titles are long and wrap, some of those even twice. When it goes on the third line, the spacing is different than that between the first and second lines. Looks ...
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Line spacing for only certain pages

I want line spacing only for certain pages and keep the default for other pages. For example, I want no line spacing for certificate pages and line spacing of 1.5 (MS Word equivalent) for chapter ...
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How to keep a constant baselineskip when using minipages in tables?

Following up this question: How to keep a constant baselineskip when using minipages (or \parboxes)? The answers to the question suggest that \strut is not perfect to space minipages well with ...
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Spacing problem when adding DOI to Permission block in ACM template

I've added the copyright permission block to the ACM alternative style template as described here. The total permission block spans 10 lines at the bottom left hand corner and the spacing looks fine. ...
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Why extra space and how to remove it?

I'm using: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} % \begin{enumerate} \item something \item something \end{enumerate} % I have an empty line space just before this line. ...
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Vertical space insertion in different contexts

This is my first post, I hope it's not too redundant with existing stuff. Having used Latex for a while, but always with a very utilitarian approach, I always get confused with the \vspace command, ...
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How can I set smaller line space in a caption in tikzposter?

I am using tikzposter and I have a tikzfigure with a caption, in a subcol. I find the line spacing for the caption ridiculously big. Is there any chance I can make it smaller ?
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Handling spacing between multiple lines of a title text

For my thesis I have a very long title and it spans three lines. The spacing between the lines are coming out to be very less. I tried adding `\smallskip'. This has improved the spacing between first ...
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How to affect line spacing in only one group on the title page?

I am trying to set up a title page for my summaries of the classes I take. The problem lies with the line spacing for the title being too small and me not being able to change just that. My .sty-file ...
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How to adjust inparaenum-list (in particular line spacing)?

I really like the idea of working with inparaenum. It creates nice lists of numerated and tabbed math exercises. But how do I add line pitch option to this special paralist? I want to create more ...
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how to reduce line spacing in memoir caption

For caption in memoir document class i use the following settings: \captiondelim{\null\newline} \captionnamefont{\small\sffamily\bfseries} \captiontitlefont{\small\sffamily} ...
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Interrupted list formatting options [duplicate]

I have an odd list, interrupted by normal text introducing its last item: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{enumerate}[itemsep=-4pt] ...
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How to set line-spacing inside environments defined by the mdframed package?

In the code below, how can I apply a \baselineskip=.8cm to the theorem environment? I want to do this somehow in the \mdfdefinestyle or \mdtheorem commands, not in the body every times by hand. Also I ...
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Custom linespacing in a parbox

Is there a way to set the line spacing into a \parbox? What I am trying to do is create a new command from a \rotatebox and \parbox and assign locally, i. e. only inside of the \parbox, custom line ...
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titletoc: getting rid of empty line at TOC start

Consider the following simplified TOC style (yes, the real-life version does look better than this MWE). Thing looks okay except for the fact that the first TOC line lies one line below where it ...
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Table of Contents: add vertical space above chapters

I am using Lyx and a custom document class for my thesis. I initially had a problem with a long chapter title being hyphenated; I needed to have the TOC be ragged right for the title of chapter one ...
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Remove spacing from \part?

Currently, trying to reduce the line spacing when I use the \part command. Ideally, I am currently trying to achieve the following result below: Part I: Project Scope With the surrounding padding ...
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How to set the space between two index entries with the same character

When I make an index, I get only between the different characters (b,s,t) an optimal vertical spacing. \usepackage{makeidx}\makeindex \index{book} \index{summer!sun} \index{summer!heat} \index{sound} ...
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How can I keep the baseline for fonts with different sizes on the same line? [XeTeX]

I'd like to create a list of default font sizes. The list should not just include the point values, but the actual LaTeX commands used in achieving those sizes. Problem The baselines are not equal ...
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Vertically align text in the table cell with modified arraystretch

I have created simple table which purposefully has all cells, except first row and first column, blank. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{rotating} \linespread{1.2} \begin{document} ...
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multicol line spacing

I started to work on semi-automated newspaper design. There is some achievement but there is one main bug that I struggle with. In multicol environment the lines of the columns are not aligned across ...
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Controlling distance between lines broken manually

It's fairly easy to control the length between lines separated by an empty line using \setlength{\parskip}. I'm wondering if there's a similar command that dictates the default/global length of the ...
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Spacing between paragraph of text and itemize list

My code from TeXworks below outputs a paragraph of text followed by an itemize list followed by another paragraph of text. Each paragraph is double-spaced, and the spacing within the text of each ...
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Spacing betwen centered text and prose

I have some left-aligned text followed by some centered text followed by a section of left-aligned prose. How do I make the space between the line of left-aligned text and the centered text (and then ...
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Decrease vertical space before horizontal line

I am writing my CV. I wrote: {\bf MEMBERSHIP}\\ \rule{\textwidth}{1pt} \begin{itemize} \item item1 \item item2 \end{itemize} I ...