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

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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} ...
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Why does it appear in english?

I have used the following commands: \begin{proof} \begin{enumerate}[i.] \item \begin{description} \item[Βάση επαγωγής] : Για $m=2$ έχουμε $X_2(a)+\alpha (a)Y_2(a)=(\alpha (a))^2=a\alpha (a)+1$. ...
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eledmac problem: “linespread” and space between familiar footnotes

With eledmac, how can I increase the space between familiar footnotes in two columns and reduce the "linespread" inside the footnotes? In the image, the footnotes 6, 23 and 33 look odd (more distance ...
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Linespacing after a figure

I have a problem with linespacing after I put a figure in my document. The figure code is put just after some equation code. Although the figure is drawn in the top of the page it seems that it adds ...
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Reduce the space between two lines in a latex table

I am writing a table in latex in which one entry (an algorithm name) is too large. I divided its content in three lines as it is shown in the following table: \begin{tabular}{lccc} \toprule ...
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Line height with \sqrt and TeX Gyre Pagella Math

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math as a math font with unicode-math, I've noticed that inserting an inline square root such as $\sqrt{S}$ in a paragraph results in a line that is too high, creating a very ...
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Split row distance between two colored table rows

I would like to add some space between the lines the improve the readability of my booktabs table. I already colored every second line therefore but I cannot achieve equal rows and the centered text ...
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Proper leading around displaystyle fractions

I would like to typeset a fairly complicated fraction in display style surrounded by paragraph text. Here's an MWE. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} ...
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How to avoid orphan line between two figures?

I have a annoying line between two fingers, I would like to avoid this: I have tried to change the paragraph location before the second figure, but even though I still have an orphan line at the ...
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Why depth of \vadjust does not influence interline glue?

Consider the following examples: example1.tex %\input vadjust_hook \def\marginalstar{\strut\vadjust{\kern-\dp\strutbox\specialstar}} \def\specialstar{\vtop to \dp\strutbox{ ...
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Defining default vertical space for newline command

Is there a way to alter the default vertical spacing for the \\ line break command? I am aware of the optional vertical spacing parameter for it, as well as the \smallskip,\medskip and \bigskip but ...
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How do I get rid of vertical space above an unordered list?

\newcommand{\stuff}[2]{% \begin{itemize} \item #1 \item #2 \end{itemize} } When I use this command: \stuff {Hello} {World} The list has a large vertical space above it. I cannot ...
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Modifying \maketitle with the titling package

Modyfying the \maketitle command with the titling package is challenging, as the documentation has very little explanation and examples to let users like me understand what to do. This gets even ...
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Set line spacing to point size

These are the recommendations of the setspace package: If a different spacing is required [than \singlespacing, \onehalfspacing, or \doublespacing] then the \setstretch{baselinestretch} ...
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Setting lineskip affects the caption in listings

If I specify a lineskip in lstlisting, it affects the caption too. How can I prevent it? Example: \documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{lstlisting}[float, ...
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How to make Abstract in double-spacing [closed]

I am using the Easy Thesis template to write my thesis. I want my abstract to be in double spacing. By default this template has an environment for "abstract" in the class file. ...
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How can i deal with the justification of my text in tabularx?

How can I center the two last columns of my text in the next table? \documentclass[headsepline=true,paper=letter,headings=big,bibliography=totoc,x11names,DIV=10]{scrbook} \usepackage{typearea} ...
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Setting line spacing in Eledmac sidenotes

In Eledmac (or Reledmac), is it possible to set the line spacing of sidenotes by inserting a command in the preamble? My project is doublespaced in the main text, but I would like the sidenotes to be ...
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Spacing of one page changed when adding text [closed]

I have encountered a very strange problem. I was working on some text with mathematics in them which had normal line spacing. After adding some text to the third block of text (the line that starts ...