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

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How to get headings to be an integral number of lines high (using the memoir class)?

I use the memoir class and the \checkandfixthelayout command to calculate the \textheight so that an integral number of lines will fit. This works very well: But now I want to add a few section ...
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Spacing in list with math environment

Check out the following example. I would like to write the code as in the second list, but get output equivalent to the other two. However, there is a lot of extra vertical space after the third item ...
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Vertical spacing in the algorithm environment

I'm using the algorithm/algorithmic packages and want to condense some of the vertical space between an algorithm's line numbers in order to save space. Ideally, I would like to remove 1 to 2mm of ...
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uneven line spacing

This is something that is already annoying me for quite a while. (I use LuaLaTeX) The line spacing of the Arabic text is uneven (see pic and/or MWE below). In particular, I think, lines 2, 7, and 10. ...
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Reduce spacing between lines and stacked subscripts with mathop

I am using the following code to typeset a minus (or a plus) under a syllable of text to be used for chant: \def\mi#1{$\displaystyle{\mathop{\mbox{\smash {#1}}}_{\scriptscriptstyle -}}$} This ...
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How move each line in text

In steganography is an interesting way of conveying information. Each line is either raised by a few points or not raised at all. How will cause it to subsequent lines of text have been raised about ...
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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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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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how to fix odd spacing of the last item of a list

When using the enumerate list environment, I noticed the spacing of the last item of the list is different from other items. It seems to have double-line spacing. I tried to put ...
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Wrong spacing before theorem environment (amsthm)

I am using the amsthm package to have environment. I also use \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} to have 1.5 line spacing. However, when I use the the theorem environment, the spacing before is ...
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Single-spaced multi-line marginalia

When writing papers, I like to keep track of notes, thoughts and to do's inside the documents. I'd love to have tiny coloured multi-line marginalia. So far I used sth like ...
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How to set fixed (8mm) linespacing?

My university wants me to have in my report line spacing of not less than 8mm. ( Font size must be 11pt or larger. ) How can I specify this other than using \lineskip which is discouraged? I'd like ...
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Doublespacing is moving my page number

I'm using the KOMA-Script report scrreprt to typeset my PhD thesis and the graduate school requires that the main text be double spaced and that the page number be in the top right. When I enable ...
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Print a Notebook with LaTeX

I just came across something I missed a few years ago: I still use notebooks that do not have the correct margins for writing, i.e., the outer and bottom margins are the end of the page and the inner ...
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How to force normal line spacing when inline math in text

I have trouble in writing my latex document : I have a lot of inline short math formulas in my text, and latex keep growing line spacing because of it. I'd like to force latex to keep a normal line ...
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Footnote indentation with amsart and setspace

A follow-up to this question: amsart, setspace, and footnotes As explained there, using the setspace package in an amsart document removes the indentation in the first lines of footnotes. This is ...
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Adjusting the footnote layout for critical edition

I am working on a critical edition of ancient Greek poems and I am using the verse environment of LaTeX. I need two basic footnotes and I am currently using manyfoot. I have defined another line ...
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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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Drawing of matching boxes in LaTeX

I want to draw a split with diffrent blocks inside each one there is the block index. Since I am new to LaTeX, I tried to use \fbox{$b_{0}$}\fbox{$b_{1}$}\fbox{$b_{2}$}% ...
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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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How can I set stretch of verbatim to be different than “global” setting?

In my file I need to use 1.5 line stretch. But, as for verbatim I need it to be 1.0. What should I add to preamble to achieve that? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[nodisplayskipstretch]{setspace} ...
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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 ...
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How much space is a line, vertically?

How much space is a line, vertically ? E.g. something like "1.5em" ?
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Uneven line height in XeTeX

I'm embarking on a journey to create a conference abstract book using XeTeX and got stuck within five minutes: The missing 'g' in 'somethin' influences the line height of the following line. ...
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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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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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Is there something between singlespace and onehalfspace?

Perhaps there is a trivial solution for this, but I wonder if there is anything between singlespace and onehalfspace. The reason is that, when I use singlespace it seems to be very compact while ...
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Set all paragraphs to be double spaced in LyX

Currently I have to manually go to the Edit->Paragraph Settings menu and set double spacing for each individual paragraph in the document. I'm using the article ( hebrew ) doc class as a base for ...
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How to redefine the caption command with optional arguments

I'm writing a thesis that has double spacing on by default throughout the document. However, captions on figures need to be singlepaced. I can do that like this \normalsize \singlespace \caption{ ...
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How to change line spacing in footnotes?

I have a document with line spacing 1.5. But I want the footnotes line spacing 1. How could I do this? I tried the package setspaces but does not allow me this option.
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no effect of \baselinestretch

I'm probably doing something wrong, but i can't see any effect of the command \baselinestretch, which should modify the vspace between lines. I read somewhere, that i should add \selectfont after it, ...
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Use \singlespacing in scrheading and \onehalfspacing in the main document

I'm writing an article using KOMA-script scrartcl class. The main text uses \onehalfspacing option from setspace package. In my article I have headings with couple lines of text set up using scrpage2 ...
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Constant baseline position

Is there a way to set a constant base line position? For example, to the baseline of the first line under any circumstances (even if the lines bump each other) started with 1 cm from the top of the ...
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Second page of list of figures: spacing too large

I have a list of figures which spans multiple pages. The first page is looking just fine but when it continues on to the next page, the space between the lines is more than tripled compared to the ...
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Customize line-spacing and indentation of a list in LyX

I am currently using a list with bullet-points; however, I think the lines are spaces too far apart and they're indented way too much. I don't see any way to correct this in LyX, however.
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Globally changing math line spacing

In multiline formulas, I often find myself inserting extra vertical space (\\[...]) between lines (especially when there are many superscripts and subscripts). I guess a certain amount of manual ...
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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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Interline spacing

What TeX/LaTeX parameter specifies the distance between: the bottom of one line and the top of another line I don't think baseline skip is what I want (since it measures the distance between the ...
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Variability in the line spacing of paragraph breaks?

Don't know how to describe my problem properly, but there seems to be a variablility in the line spacing of paragraph breaks, with my settings or generally or anything. Since I don't know what is ...
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Tocloft and list of figure: Change Line Spacing between listings

This not the same question as here. While creating a list of figures with tocloft the way shown in the example, I would like to control the line spacing between the listings of the figures. With ...
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Is it possible to use an \hdashrule inside a \ctable as a \midrule?

I would like to know if there is a way to use an \hdashrule or \hdashline inside a \ctableas a \midrule? If possible, it will obey to the same rules as the \midrule command, like adjusting ...
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Spacing of sectioning commands for grid typesetting

I know questions about grid typesetting have been asked before, and some packages (grid, gridpos) exist. The scenario I have at the moment is simpler than that, and is mostly a question about elastic ...
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remove double spacing inside {verbatim}

I'm using the uwthesis class which generally typesets with a lot of space between lines. This is generally fine, however, I want to override the spacing in certain examples which appear in the ...
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linespacing without packages

I want to be sure that I understood this command as it was meant: the `\linespread` command offers just two values: 1.6 (two blank lines) and 1.3 (1 1/2 blank lines) set in the preamble, it affects ...
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How to set two or more paragraphs to use the same amount of vertical space?

Given several paragraphs in ConTeXt or plain TeX, how can I ensure that all paragraphs use the same amount of vertical space, by adding white space to the end, as the longest paragraph in the set? ...
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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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Make a LaTeX document look like it was written in Microsoft Word [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Making a LaTeX document appear as though it were typeset in MS Word I know this is a travesty in the world of TeX, and an affront to all decent TeX-believing people out ...
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Double-spaced paragraphs, single-spaced headers

I am using the "setspace" package to format my document with double spacing (requirement for an assignment). One of my section headers takes up two lines, though, and these section headers look better ...
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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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caption package doesn't recognize font=doublespacing?

The journal I'm targetting requires "doublespaced" figure captions, and posts like these http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=4187 made me try out the caption package. I ...