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

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Writing out calculations in LaTeX

LaTeX's fantastic for writing out papers with mathematics and mathematical results in them, but I've never really learned how to use it to type up calculations, as one would write them on a piece of ...
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Arabic fonts compatible with pdflatex

I need to change the Arabic font for some text in my document, how can I do that? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp 1256]{inputenc} \usepackage[arabic,english]{babel} \usepackage[...
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tabular to look identical to a list with and without parindent

I would like to define a tabular (yellow labels) type environment that looks identical to my list (green labels) environment. I can get them close but have not been able to get them exactly alike. If ...
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How can I single space long titles in my table of contents and list of figures/tables?

I'm currently revising my university's thesis template, and I have almost everything fixed except for particular spacing issues. Our thesis manual states that long section titles must be single spaced,...
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Customize `article` template in LyX

Lyx-2.2.0, article template and newbie in LyX and LaTeX. Planning to use LyX for office needs, like reports, letters, code listings etc. So I need to customize (create new template, based on default) ...
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The error “there is no line to end here” when using \\~\\ or \newline

When I want to have a space between lines I use \\~\\ or \newline For example Hello this is an example \\~\\ Goodbye I get the error there is no line to end here. What am I doing ...
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Automatically prevent extra line spacing because of math

The boxes and glue system seems to be both the strength and weakness of TeX. One of the major problems I often have to deal with is uneven distances between lines as in the example below. Inserting ...
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xelatex — remove line spacing in verbatim environment

I am using a lot the verbatim environments. Today I notice that there is a really disturbing (and too large) space between lines in verbatim environment : How can I remove them ? EDIT (xelatex): ...
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What is the default spacing of {setspace}?

This post (Finely control line spacing when already using the setspace package?) suggested the use of setspace to have flexible line spacing across the doucment. And this post (Double line spacing), ...
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Set negative leading for a block of text (with a specific font) using lualatex

I'm typesetting a block of text within the quote environment which should represent an handwritten letter. I'm using lualatex and I was given a specific font to work with for this special part of the ...
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In an automatic vertical stacking of a certain subsequent number span - how to regulate spacing between those numbers?

On the StackExchange-chat, I received quickly-made MWE's which answered parts of my question; yet remarkably show the experience and knowledge of the person who fabricated them. For example, when I ...
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equal height lines

While refining my thesis, I noticed that the spacing between lines differs sometimes, when there are inline formulae in the text. I guess this happens to provide enough space between the formulae and ...
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How to insert blank line between two texts without creating paragraph?

I want to insert a blank line between two texts, but I don't want to create a paragraph in second texts. First text and Second texts should start in straight line. For example, The Moon is in ...
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Too big a line jump in moderncv class

Here my MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{banking} \moderncvcolor{blue} \usepackage[scale=0.75]{geometry} \name{A}{B} \title{B A} \address{4}{7}{C} \phone[mobile]{06~...
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Unequal linespacing, but why?

I'd like to create a very basic letter template with a "heading" part (address information, location and date) and a text part. The heading part should always have the same height and the same format. ...
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`doublespacing` environment application onto the typographical properties

I'm just working on a tex file to build a personal template. In the case of the title, I'm gonna increase the space between lines of the title. So, just tying to use setspace package and doublespacing ...
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Reducing the width between the section space [duplicate]

I came up with a minimum MWE to explain my predicament. I wish to reduce the space in between the sections as demarcated below: \documentstyle[12pt]{article} \setlength{\oddsidemargin}{0in} \...
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Title page space between lines [duplicate]

I'm in the process of creating a template, and hence the question—this is different from the search results I got from the forum. I have a title running for two lines, and I'm using the titleM style ...
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Uneven vertical space in tablenotes when using `subdepth`

When using subdepthfor nice looking equations, the tablenotes in threeparttable get messed up. Any idea how to get even vertical space between items in tablenotes? Have tried using \usepackage[low-sup]...
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Spacing after displayed maths, before an \item

This question concerns spacing after displayed maths, and how it interacts with spacing inside an enumerate environment. Specifically, here's a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Wrong line-spacing with fbb package within footnotes

The following example results in a file with incorrect line-spacing. The line containing the Ä and Ö has a slightly bigger spacing than all other lines within the footnote. Other fonts don't seem to ...
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what's wrong with my (smaller) quote environment?

In baseline seems to change automatically I noticed that the baseline in some pieces of text was changing without an obvious request from me to make it change. Barbara Beeton helped me figure out ...
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Issue with row spacing in tabular environement

I have the following macro to format all my table together inside of my CV. \documentclass[a4]{article} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,top=2cm,right=1.5cm,bottom=2.5cm,nohead,nofoot]{geometry} \setlength{\...
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vertical spacing of multlined inside align*

\begin{align*} Z &= \begin{multlined}[t] \sum_{k=0}^{N-1} \tr \bigl\{ Q^{-1} \bigl[ (P_{k+1} + x_{k+1}^N x_{k+1}^{N\prime}) - (P_{k+1,k}^N + x_{k+1}^N x_k^{N\prime}) A' \\ -...
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Place a specific part of the text in a certain horizontal coordinate

I am new to Latex and I am using a function in moderncv, \cvitemwithcomment, that requires three inputs and print three texts. In my case, what I insert is: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{...
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Nomenclature double interline… why?

unfortunately I have some issue with the nomenclature. It works fine but I have double interline between each nomenclature. Could you help me please? How to get a normal nomenclature? I attaching the ...
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Title page line spacing

I have a simple problem but I didn't manage to find any answer for it. In my title page, I just used \title{Name of the title} then \hrule height 0,1cm \leavevmode \\[0,5cm] {\Huge{\textbf{\@...
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Short interline spacing after \item in customized description environment

I'm working on a technical guide, and I have a list of descriptions of different commands that can be run. Some of these commands have aliases or alternative invocations, and I want them to have the ...
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Placing words one below the other in Moderncv [closed]

I am trying to place words one below the other in the following sentence: {\textbf{Computing} - Matlab } \hspace{88pt} {\textbf{Office tools} - MS-Office} \hspace{90pt} {\textbf{PLM} - Teamcenter}\\...
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Row spacing in align environment

In the folling example there is not enough space to list all sets begind the "forall" in one row. Moving a part to the next row creates an unnecessary space between the rows (see picture). How to make ...
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Reducing line spacing in sidepar [memoir]

I'd like to reduce the line spacing in sidepar. A slight reduction could result in a better placement of my sidenotes. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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The diagonal line in the matrix

please tell me how you can draw this matrix?
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TeX (not LaTeX) tables, lines, and alignments

Note: I use TeX and not LaTeX. So for many years, I have been using this code to create tables with lines: \def\tablerule{\noalign{\vskip1pt\hrule\vskip1pt}} \vtop to 4truein{ \halign{ \strut\...
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Curious about TikZ [remember picture,overlay] spacing

When I use \tikz[remember picture,overlay] there is vertical space inserted wherever the command is used, as in the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{...
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too big distance between the lines in a table with Arabic letters

I use the package semtrans in order to print Arabic letters in a Table in my document. My problem is that line spacing between two lines of Arabic letters (probably because of the used font) in the ...
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Create vertical line by calculating length of a text

Line 1: "Someeeeeeeee Textttttttttttt" (custom font is used, italics,font size say 24) vspace(10mm) Line 2: "Someeee Textttt" This should be centered below line one wrt to text above. vspace(10mm) ...
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Obtaining only minimal line wrapping in thin columns of a custom tcolorbox

This answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/170767/69378 is (to me) an incredibly useful and versatile tcolorbox. This answer has satisfied my page design for almost a year now, but I am curious to ...
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Uniform line spacing in columns

I have 2 columns of text, with most text in regular size, and few paragraphs in smaller size. I'd like to have the line spacing (roughly) uniform - that every line in the left size will match a line ...
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how can we set some line spce at 2 and other at 1.5

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[left=1.5 in,right=0.5 in,bottom=1 in,top=1 in]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \linespread{1.5} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Starting text at newline after title of subsection

I am typing my document in amsart class. I created a subsection with small title, and then wrote the paragraph of the subsection: \subsection*{Examples} Consider a group of order 8..... In the ...
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Math symbol taking up too much vertical space

I am using the symbol $\partial_p^{(K,L)}$ in inline mode in several place in my master's thesis and it takes up too much vertical space---so much that the spacing between the line containing the ...
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parskip (or line spacing) for conversations

I post the example here to illustrate what i want. \documentclass{article} \setlength\parindent{0pt} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \section*{default} \setlength{\parskip}{10pt} This is the ...
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Line Break in Equation with Text

I would like to include an equation, which mostly consists of text elements, however I am having trouble with aligning the last argument which spreads over two lines in order for the equation to still ...
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Double spacing, not in titles [duplicate]

I aim to write paragraphs with double spaces lines, so I decided to use the setspace package : \usepackage{setspace} \doublespacing But the result is that even in titles, figures, nearly ...
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More space between the lines in cases

I'm using the cases environment in one of my formulas. Each case is a fraction so I'm using \displaystyle to let them appear bigger. However, the result looks quite ugly because there is no space ...
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Line spacing without using setpace - change line spacing for a single page

I have a problem. I want all texts to have 1.5 linespacing, so I use \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5}. The problem is that in one page (don't ask me why) the spacing has to be 1.0. If I use ...
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tufte-latex: MinionPro linespacing

I would like to use MinionPro with the tufte-latex document class. However I do not know much about typography. I seems that MinionPro is smaller than the default Palatino for which tufte-latex was ...
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Custom spacing of figure

I'd like to custom place a figure beside some text. I tried two approaches. First, I placed the text with tabbings in one minipage and the figure in a second minipage...and both minipages into a ...
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Control space between lines

I have need to control line spaces in the certification page that has following format: Line 1.1 Line 1.2 Line 2.1 Line 2.2 ... Line n.1 Line n.2 (These are short lines.) I need to single space ...
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Auto-indent the second line of a paragraph

When working with numbered lists with long content, I get outputs like this: However, I would like to produce an output like where "z" and "planes" are aligned with the word "Giving". Using ...