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

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Weird line spacing of last paragraph in mini page - why?

I'm playing around with the titlepage package and have run into a formatting issue. Basically, I need to change the font size for some of the back title contents, and while this works for most of the ...
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Circle with legs - node anchors not enough [duplicate]

I need to draw a circle with n legs and one with n+2 legs. Usually I would connect to legs to the circle with the anchors. But north, north east, north west, etc... simple aren't enough. It looks ...
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What does \normallineskiplimit do?

In this excellent answer, one of the tools used is to redefine \normallineskiplimit. I cannot find this macro in any reference, although it does show up in this answer. Where is this length originally ...
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How exactly is spacing in and around a multiline math environment determined?

I've tried reading various sources (in particular Tex By Topic; I don't have a copy of the TeXBook) and experimenting on my own, but I'm still unclear as to how exactly the line spacing in and around ...
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Set a minimum space above and below displayed math

NOTE: This question is specifically about adding vertical space that increases to compensate for tall symbols. Thus, it is not a duplicate of How can I change the whitespace above and below math ...
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How to improve table of contents?

I want to improve my table of contents so that I have larger writing (but with different sizes for section, subsection etc..), better spacing between lines and to add 'page' above the numbers.., maybe ...
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line spacing among paragraphs and displaymath issue

Currently, I am writing an academic paper in latex and facing some issues. It might be due my lack of expertise in Latex or ignorance of some tricks or tweaks. Currently there are two issues i am ...
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leading and paragraph-style footnotes

This is a follow-up to leading package and vertical space between footnotes. Werner’s answer works beautifully, but not with the para option of footmisc. Is there a way to make the line-spacing of ...
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Change document-wide interletter, interword and interline spacing

According to the 2012 paper Extra-large letter spacing improves reading in dyslexia, some spacing adjustments could make reading easier for dyslexic people, namely Add 2.5pt to interletter space 3 ...
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Setspace fine-tuning or an alternative for scrbook

I'm looking for either an option of setspace that is between onehalfspacing and doublespacing or an alternative to setspace. Unfortunately, I need to be closer to the Word's 1.5 paragraph spacing to ...
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Remove space in Emails

In a paper I need to remove spaces between two emails of an author with two affiliations. The code is below: \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn,letterpaper]{article} \begin{document} \title{Title} Author ...
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Less whitespace and no indent at the same time using enumerate

I would like to ask the following: I would like to use the theorem environment in my latex code. I also have some definitions and examples and I would like to let these environments look the same. ...
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space between lines \huge

I created a title page for my thesis. I used the code \huge for title. But, my title has words with accents. So, the space between first e second line is different than second and third line.
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tabu, booktabs and line spacing

The following MWE illustrates the problem \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{booktabs,tabu,blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{tabu} spread \linewidth {X} test\\\midrule Nunc quis urna dictum turpis ...
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Control line spacing of section headings

I use macro and titlesec package to create custom \section heading. \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{1em}{0.3em} \def ...
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Chapters with long descriptive titles

I have document which require me that chapter headings consist of two parts: (1) Chapter number (Chapter 1, Chapter One etc.) or any other text with similar function and (2) descriptive title below ...
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IEEEtran: IEEEParstart overlapping letters

I'm creating a IEEEtran document, I noted that if I use: \documentclass[twoside]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \IEEEPARstart{?`}{Qu\'e} es lo que es tan inusual en la microelectr\'onica?. La respuesta ...
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Increase the spacing of rows in equations

I have a formula and I want to increase the space between the rows to make the reading easier. \begin{equation} \begin{flalign*} \epsilon \bm{\Xi}_n & = M_\epsilon(\bm{x}_{\epsilon,n-1} ) - ...
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keep alignment under enumerate

I would like to keep the indentation for my fraction that appears below my first item however i don't know how to align it if itself is not an item. source code: \documentclass{article} ...
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XeLaTeX changing linespacing after macro

I have document for theses, and I noticed that line spacing changed after macro, creating part headline. I cant figure out what could cause this. If anyone has some idea let me know. this is the ...
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Adjusting line-spacing in headline template

How can the line-spacing inside the headline-template be adjusted? Consider the following code, if it is used inside a normal frame I can control the line-spacing by modifying the baselineskip in ...
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tcolorbox spacing with \center environment and \centering switch

In LaTeX, the way \begin{center}....\end{center} spaces the tcolorbox is different from how \centering does it. The center environment, provides enough space but the vertical spacing done with ...
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Question on spacing in the book document class

I have 2 questions regrading the spacing is concerned. 1. How to reduce the space between the heading of the paragraph in the paragraph command and the content? Usually, the space provided is far ...
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Best practice of spacing [closed]

What would be the best configuration of spacing of elements (lines, paragraphs, section titles, lists, list items, ...) in document (such as official report, thesis)? The criteria are: Perception ...
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\setstretch command does not work

In the following example when I typeset, \setstretch does not work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{setspace}‎ \begin{document} bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla ...
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Specify vertical space between outlines (enumerate) levels

I'm using the outlines package, and I'm curious to know how to modify the vertical spacing between entries/items in the outline. I'm happy with using \onehalfspacing for the vertical spacing between ...
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How to get Itemize not to skip the first line

I have something like this in my cv template, I have tried to explain what the problem is below. \NewEntry{2000}{blah} \Description{\MarginText{blah} \begin{itemize} \item With itemize \item It ...
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Box height intruding into previous line. Why?

I decided I wanted to try my hand at providing a bit curvier answer to A better notation to denote arcs for an American high school textbook than what Werner provided. I also thought it would a good ...
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Lines are not equally spaced in XeLaTeX

I've just move from LaTeX to XeLaTeX, and when I first use it, I found this abnormality : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th_TH" \XeTeXlinebreakskip = ...
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\hline does only go half the way I want it to go

If I compile the following code, I get a table that is placed very oddly since LaTeX centers it around the double vertical line between the first and second column. My \hline also goes only to right ...
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Reducing the line spacing of multi-line section headings in memoir

[This is essentially a memoir-specific version of this question.] How can I reduce the line spacing within section (or other) headings in memoir without affecting the spacing to the body text above? ...
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How can I change the default \\ spacing?

So, I have a definition which takes in data like this: ...{apple\\orange\\cat\\imperial green tea\\left-handed president}... In the document I get the following after compilation: apple orange ...
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Image vs Text Arrangement [duplicate]

When I write a multi-page paper with imported images, I usually try to group the picture with the text referencing it. Sometimes, there is not enough room at the end of the page for the picture, and ...
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Double spacing does not work

I cannot generate double spacing. I tried the following, but without success: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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The \pbox makes the text crowded

The result is as follows: you will see it is too crowded. And the MWE is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{fontspec,amsmath} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{pbox} % For multiletter ...
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KOMA - Set documentclass font to 9.5pt

I am using scrbook as documentclass and would like to setup the default font of the whole document to 9.5pt. Just like you do with 9pt, 10pt, ... : \documentclass[fontsize=9.5pt, DIV=calc]{scrbook} ...
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Prevent LaTeX from Preventing Hyphenation

So I know that a common technique in typography to avoid hyphens at a line break is to adjust the spacing of words and letters slightly. I was not aware of LaTeX doing this until today, but now it is ...
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Broken line between line numbers and code in lstinputlisting with setstretch<1

If I use \setspace{0.8} to tighten up my listings* I get a broken line between the line numbers and the code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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Adjusting spacing before and after subparagraph with sectsty

I am helping a friend that is using sectsty to format the titles in his document. How can I adjust the spacing before and after the titles, in particular the subparagraph one? (I know that titlesec ...
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TOC line spacing using Revtex

I am trying to change the linespacing in my table of contents (using revtex4-1) but with no luck. My Preamble: \documentclass[aps,prd,amsmath,amssymb,a4paper,nofootinbib,12pt]{revtex4-1} ...
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Adjusting spacing in beamer while changing font size

If I decrease the font size in beamer, as in the code below, the spacing stays the same. I do want single spacing throughout, but adjusted according to the specific font size being employed. That ...
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\setstretch is reset in \begin{figure}

I use \setstretch{1.3} to increase line spacing. It does increase line spacing in tabular environments as well, which is what I want. But if the tabular is in a figure environment, line spacing is ...
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more fun with inside-table spacing — setspace

vertical spacing is witchcraft, as far as I can tell. I have put in everything that I could think of that could possibly force the explain environment contents to be tightly vertically spaced. It ...
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how to only increase line-space for 'cventry' command in moderncv

I use modercv template to compile my resume,but i have two troubles. First I want increase line space between texts in 'cventry' command Second i need change part text font,only effect part ...
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Distance between multiple lines in header of beamer template

this is my first question ;). I have defined a custom header in my beamer template and I want to show multiple lines. Since \\ isn't available in beamercolorbox I had to use \newline instead. The ...
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BibLaTeX (chicago) - Single-spacing bibliography items

I'm using biblatex-chicago to format my dissertation, and everything works very well, except for one particular issue. My bibliography items are each double-spaced, rather than single-spaced, which is ...
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How to set vertical spacing in labeling environment

I want to use the labeling environment as provided by the class scrartcl to layout my CV. I would like to condense the whole document a little bit, particularly the lists in the labeling environment. ...
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Spacing between the lines [duplicate]

How to set the spacing (vertical) between two lines of the document? What is the standard spacing?
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Tikz itemize line spacing

I have a diagram in tikz where each node contains an itemized list. \documentclass[11pt, authoryear, 3p]{elsarticle} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,positioning,arrows} \begin{document} ...
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Set 1,5 line spacing in footnotes

The document I have to write needs to have a 1,5 line spacing both in normal text and in footnotes. Now, if I use this code: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, oneside]{book} \usepackage{setspace} ...