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

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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 ...
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Smaller row spacing for multirow

I have a table as in the figure and code below. The problem is that it really hard to see that the cells 22-34 belongs to the multirow R-23. I would like to reduce the row spacing for these to rows to ...
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How to single space bibliography ENTRIES (not the space between entries) using package natbib?

I'm filing out a template that uses natbib. Need to make the entries themselves single space. I know about the bibsep command to adjust between entry space (e.g. \setlength{\bibsep}{0.0pt}) just ...
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Line spacing for all enumerate / itemize blocks (beamer)

I just wonder, how it is possible to increase the spacing between between each bullet-item (item line) using beamer? Is it possible to adjust the line spacing with defbeamertemplate or ...
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Change line spacing of \\

I have a block of text: Blah: \\ line1 \\ line2 \\ line3 \\ Blah. I want to change the line spacing between lines 1-3 only. But somehow I cannot do that with \linespread{} or \setstretch{} -- the ...
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How to control \parskip space through the document? [duplicate]

I just discovered the I shoudn't be using \\ as paragraphe separator, so I replaced it with \par. I wanted also a slight space between paragraphes so I set \setlength{\parskip}{1em} and it's lovely ...
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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 in Customized Titles

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 [closed]

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 ...