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

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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} ...
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show baseline in two columns

This is a follow-up to Drawing a background grid based on linespread value. In a two-column document, the background lines are drawn in the first column only. Is there a way to show them in both ...
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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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Different line spacing in text and footnotes when using \usepackage[para]{footmisc}

Hope this hasn't already been addressed: I would like my linespacing in the footnotes to be small whilst having double or more linespace in the text. I've been using ...
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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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Double line spacing, except in tables

Extending the question Double line spacing (as I'm new round here I don't seem to be able to comment), I'd like to use double spacing too. Except in tables, where I'd like to be able to leave that at ...
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Stretch line spacing to fill page

I'm writing a thesis which has to be double spaced with a 12 point font size and with set margins. However, due to each page having different subsections, pictures etc., the text doesn't line up ...
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consistently increased line spacing when subscripts occur in paragraph

The question is about consistent vertical spacing in a paragraph of text that includes some math using subscripts. Concretely, in the example I feel that there is not enough vertical space between ...
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How to combine paragraphs of text with equations using \shortintertext and 'align'

I commented that I'm solving problems to make a book of basic math (or precalculus). In the environment or region of solving an exercise I want to combine paragraphs of text (using \shortintertext) ...
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Change the baselinestretch (line spacing) only for figure captions

I use \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} in my preamble to change line spacing of my main text. For my Figure cpations I'd like to have a value of 1.0 or 1.2. Is there an easy way to change the ...
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Interline spacing with different fonts

What Latex command can I use so that the space between interlines remains the same when I use two different fonts simultaneously? For example, (1) \huge{\textbf{Dunt venim dolorerosto do odit}} (2) ...
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How can I remove extra space after `itemize` in moderncv?

In a moderncv document, using an itemize in a cvitem produces extra spacing after the itemized list. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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Drawing a background grid based on \linespread value

I’m trying to help a friend set an Arabic book in LaTeX and I’m facing this very same uneven line spacing issue (except that the book is completely in Arabic). Now I’m trying to find the \linespread ...
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To align line of 3 units equispaced

My tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} x(\alpha) = \lim_{x \to a^{+}} x(t) & \text{ and } & x(\beta) = \lim_{x \to \beta^{-}} x(t) &. ...
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Line spacing with scandinavian letters

Example tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Ylim\"{a}\"{a}r\"{a}isi\"{a} suodatuksia ja ikkunointeja ei tarvita, jos menetelm\"{a} pystyy itsess\"{a}\"{a}n erottelemaan ilmi\"{o}n ...
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change height of text

I am writing some text that spans over two lines. At the end of the first line there is $\lim\limits_{n\to+\infty} u_n=0$. I am using the \limits command for better effect, but it increases the space ...
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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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Remove space below section in memoir

I'm growing tired of the extra space below \section and \subsection in the memoir class - it's way too big. How can I remove it - like one use \vspace{-20pt}$. This must be done for all \section and ...
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A version of \smash that interpolates between the true height/depth and the text-height/depth of the current line

I have a paragraph of text that includes a "deep" math symbol, one that dips below the ordinary bottom of the text a little. Originally I had nothing below that symbol; it was near the end of the ...
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How do I ask LaTeX to exactly fill up a page?

I understand that I can control interline spacing in LaTeX in a number of ways. The commands like \baselineskip, \baselinestretch, \linespread come in handy in controlling the interline spacing. Each ...
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Disable doublespacing in multi-line header

In my latex file, I am including a multi-line header through: \AddToShipoutPicture{% \AtPageUpperLeft{% \makebox(480,-70)[r]{\resizebox{380pt}{!}{%% \textsf{\textbf{\color{lightgray} ...
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Control of spacing between equation lines when using split

I am using this LaTex template (see gmuthesis.sty and GMU_thesis_template.tex in the linked zip file) to generate a thesis. It has some long equations in it. When I render the below equation in the ...
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Abstract - doublespace

I have got a problem with an abstract. I created a PHD Thesis in Latex. I use thesis document style. I want abstract to be doublespaced. I put that code to obtained it: {\doublespacing ...
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paragraph line spacing not consistent [duplicate]

I'd like to have the first line of a new paragraph right justified but keeping the same text linespacing. I simply use: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \newcommand{\linespacing}{1.5} ...