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eledpar doesn't respect changes of line spacing

I try to typeset a bilingual text on facing pages. For this I use the eledmac/eledpar packages. The latin text on the even pages should get displayed larger than the translation on the odd pages. ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in parcolumns

Here's my test case... \documentclass[english,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[pangram]{blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{parcolumns}{2} \colchunk[1]{ ...
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Is there a way to set distance between bottom of one line and up of other?

This is my minimal working code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,french,russian,swedish]{babel} \begin{document} \selectlanguage{french} ...
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2answers
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Arithmetic operation in user-defined command

I want to define a command to ease the font configuration as below: \newcommand{\setfont}[2]{\fontsize{#1}{#2}\selectfont} The new command \setfont takes two parameters: one is the size of the ...
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1answer
417 views

Too large line spacing with different font size (\tiny) in beamer

When using the \tiny font in slides created with the beamer package I find that the spacing between lines in a wrapped paragraph is too large. (This only happens when mixing fonts within one ...
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\setfontsize doesn't seem to set the baseline skip [duplicate]

For a custom title page I need to set the font size to a specific value not covered by any of the standard \Large etc. font sizes. Therefore, I use the \fontsize command. Reducing to a minimal example ...
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votes
1answer
73 views

Awkward line spacing with \LARGE font size

I'm confused about the look of my rendered output. It looks strange. I'm not doing anything special, but it looks like there is not enough vspace between the lines? The letters are almost touching. I ...
3
votes
1answer
560 views

Reproducing Foreign Affairs Magazine's Style

I wanted to reproduce (or get something close to) the style the Foreign Affairs magazine uses (link to a sample article below) using fontspec and XeLaTeX. Right off the bat I don't know what their ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Help with adjusting line-spacing on custom title page

I'm making a custom title page for my PhD proposal, following the Title Creation article of LaTeX in Wikibooks. However, after many tries I just can't get the title to have a bigger line-spacing. I ...
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votes
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Space between lines

I try to typeset title pages and use LARGE and bold for this. The problem is that the lines seem to be too close to each other. I think it looks bad. Is this the way it is supposed to be? Is there a ...
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1answer
383 views

What is the difference between \fontsize{…}{some length} and \linespread{some length}?

I notice that the second argument to \fontsize and the first argument to \linespread both seem to change the spacing between lines of text. What is the difference between these? Is there one I should ...
7
votes
1answer
409 views

Small text in table does not recalculate line spacing

I'm using tabu to create a table that has a couple multi-line cells (the m style). However, when I set the line spacing outside the table, it seems that the space between lines is not recalculated in ...
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votes
1answer
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What leading size should I set for 18pt font size?

I use \fontsize{18pt}{20pt}\selectfont comand because I want 18pt fontsize. Does rule fontsize+2 always apply? Say for 20pt font leading will be 22, 32 for 30 and so on.
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votes
1answer
255 views

Incorrect line spacing when using \Large in a center environment

When I enclose text with line breaks within a center environment, there is extra space after the first line, but only if the font size has been changed. The following working example prints the same ...
7
votes
2answers
196 views

typesetting the document which fits into marked fixed lines

I have a to typeset the article such that, the output should be printed on the fixed marks that are 1.36 cms apart. In other words, printing sheet has marked lines which are 1.36 cms apart. I have ...
6
votes
1answer
201 views

How to get the right \baselinskip in the annotation with authortitle-dw and smaller font

If I change the font size of the annotations in my bibliography the size changes but the baseline skip doesn’t. I know that TeX uses the last font in a paragraph to calculate the baseline skip, but I ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

Redefining quote environment with tiny font and double quote signs?

I want to redefine the quote environment in such a way to get the output of the following code. \begin{quote}{\tiny\textquotedblleft Text \textquotedblright}\end{quote} I also want to fix the line ...
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1answer
376 views

Defining variants of \small and \large that use \normalsize's line spacing

As a partial workaround for grid typesetting, I'd like to define variants of \small and \large that behave like their standard counterparts except that they use the line spacing of \normalsize. I know ...
5
votes
1answer
690 views

Font sizes and line height: how/when/why do \Huge, \LARGE, etc. affect one or the other? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inconsistent line spacing In the following MWE, the first paragraph has a quite tight line-spacing. The second paragraph has a larger line-spacing, which I accidentally ...
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1answer
1k views

Inconsistent line spacing

If I type something like this: {\itshape\LARGE Dunt venim dolorerosto do odit ametum vulla conum dolore conulput in vero od el Dunt venim dolorerosto do odit ametum vulla conum dolore ...
2
votes
1answer
478 views

Lineheight of \huge text too small

I have the following two titles in my custom title page: (originally two different languages) \begin{center} {\Large My Thesis\\ \vspace*{0.5cm} \textbf{\huge ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Minted, setstretch and font size

I'm using minted package. My problem is \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} \setstretch{1.5} line. I do need this line stretch, but I don't want it to affect code sources generated by minted. ...
3
votes
3answers
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Change line spacing for footnote text only

I have to format a document to this finicky standard: "The entire document cannot exceed 25 double-spaced pages, including all supplementary material, and must be in Times New Roman, 11 point, font. ...
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votes
2answers
3k views

Latex commands for a specific page format [closed]

I am writing a report for which my University has given the following guidelines (Clearly, it was intended for use with Microsoft Windows). Project reports should be typed only on one side of the ...
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votes
1answer
2k views

Changing the baselineskip in marginpar

I’m adding explanations for definitions in the margin paragraph. I have a macro which looks as follows (simplified): \newcommand*\define[2]{% \marginpar{{\sffamily\footnotesize\textbf{#1}: #2}}} ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Line spacing with mixed font sizes in itemize environment

I'd like to mix in footnote-sized text with normal-sized text in beamer. The problem is that when I use \footnotesize the line spacing still corresponds to \normalsize spacing. Here's a minimal sample ...