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

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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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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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\setstretch and fixme package. How to reset stretch to 1 for fixmes?

I am using \usepackage{setspace} \setstretch{1.5} \usepackage[status=draft,layout=margin]{fixme} in my document preamble. The notes are therefore also set with 1.5 stretch. How can I avoid that?
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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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How to double space the \thanks footnote?

The journal I intend to submit my paper to requires all the text, including footnotes and acknowledgments, be double spaced. I use the setspace package and put \doublespacing and ...
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baselinestretch outside of LaTeX preamble?

What is the difference, in LaTeX's head, between these two documents: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{2.0} \lipsum[2] \end{document} ...
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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}}} ...
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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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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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Control line spacing of section headings

I use macro and titlesec package to create custom \section heading. \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{1em}{0.3em} \def ...
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adaptively sized/positioned arrow symbol pointing to the next line

I would like to use a curved arrow symbol, positioned downwards, to signify "continued on the next line". I'm adjusting the arrow's size using scalefnt and taking the symbol indirectly from mnsymbol ...
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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 ...
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Tight horizontal lines around a block of text

I wish to create a block of text with tight horizontal lines above and below, e.g. This is a paragraph. The following example seems to produce more space between the paragraph and the horizontal ...
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APA6 Class - Single-spaced Tables for Manuscript

I'm trying to produce a manuscript for submission. I have tables that are fairly long and need to be single spaced. The apa6 class is double-spacing the entire document including the tables. I need ...
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Changing the linespacing of headings independently from the rest of the text

I'm currently writing my thesis using TeXworks and MiKTeX. I'm using the report document class. My problem is that I need to increase line spacing but some of my chapter and section headings are very ...
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Restricting linespread to an environment

\linespread doesn't seem to be taken in consideration when set in an environment. How can I reduce the space between lines in a specific environment?
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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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Change line spacing in algorithm2e

I'm using the algorithm2e package. In one algorithm with several math formulae in consecutive lines I would like to increase line spacing. I've already searched algorithm2e's documentation but could ...
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Line spacing inside quote environment in amsart (removing extra white space)

This is a follow-up to Line spacing inside quote environment. I'm using the amsart document class, with a specifically defined line-spacing for the whole document. When I adjust the line-spacing ...
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loading lineno changes spacing in document

I loaded lineno to number the lines on my resume for critique by a professor. Doing so changed the spacing after the headers. I would like to number the lines and retain the original formatting, if ...
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Single spaced footnotes with bigfoot?

Can I make footnotes single spaced with bigfoot? According to this answer, setspace shouldn't affect footnotes -- which is true, as long as I don't use bigfoot. MNWE (modified version of this): ...
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How to produce white space for all text lines of an environment?

How can I produce whitespace before each line of an environment. If I have the following command in the preamble \newenvironment{myenv} ...
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How to doublespace a table using setspace?

I have used setspace with \spacing{1.9} to meet publisher specifications of "3 lines per inch or 12 lines per 10 cm", but it does not affect tables, although the publisher has requested that the ...
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How to set different line spread for table of contents than the rest of document?

I am writing my final paper on university, and we have to use double line spread and Times New Roman. If I set \linespread{1.6} in the preamble everything is fine, except that in the table of contents ...
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How to prevent \baselinestretch from affecting the math mode?

Changing \baselinestretch will affect the distance between two adjacent rows. How to avoid this? \documentclass{book} \usepackage[a6paper,vmargin=15mm,hmargin=5mm]{geometry} ...
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Beamer: Line spread in headline is ignored

I am trying to build my own beamertheme and I want to modify the line spread in the title. I use {\LARGE \linespread{1.6} \selectfont \inserttitle \par} to modify the line spread, but it does only ...
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leading package and vertical space between footnotes

I'm using Will Robertson's leading package to set the leading in my documents. It usually works fine, but it seems to cause trouble with the vertical space between footnotes.* Consider the following ...
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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 ...
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Spacing after first line with titlesec using runin option in titleformat

I'm using the titlesec package to format my (sub)section titles. I'd like to use the runin option in \titleformat to place my subsections titles within the first paragraph of each subsection. However, ...
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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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Macro to calculate \baselineskip for given font

I want to write a macro that returns the \baselineskip multiplied with a fixed value for a given font spec. That seems to be harder than I would imagine... after some fiddling I came up with this: ...
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How to fix diferent position of the line (space between the line and a page number and paragraphs) in the header using \pagestyle{uheadings}

I have noticed that in the document I am working on the line in the header is changing position page to page. Basically there are two slightly (but notably) different vertical spaces between the line ...
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Adjust vertical spacing in tabular containing \href

I seem to be stumped by what seems like a basic tabular spacing issue (when an \href is used). The obvious solution of tweaking arraystretch does not seem to work. What I want is that the output of ...
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Problem about double space in list of figures when using endfloat package

I'm writing a manuscript using endfloat to make all the figures at the end of the article. However, when using the code below to eliminate numbers from lists of figures, the definition ...
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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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Line-spacing in a cell of table

I'd like to change the line space of sentence in a cell of table. It is not line-breaked, but over-flowed since the sentence is quite long in the cell. My code example is below. The line space is ...
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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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Line spacing in TikZ multiline nodes inside tables

I'm trying to typeset some multiline TikZ nodes inside a tabular environment. Somehow, the space between lines gets considerably shortened. Here's my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to set a small linespace even with a very big letter in the text

I use a font (Aquiline), that has only a few characters, most notably the letter "A", which are quite huge in height. I use LuaLaTex with the fontspec package. So if I use this font and a capital A ...
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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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Package glossaries - single spaced \printglossaries?

I'm trying to make a single-spaced glossary using the glossaries package but it seems as though the package has a default level of spacing in between entries even in single-spaced mode for the ...
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how to make all line of subsection in order and with space

\subsection{CLOSED :} If the operator results in the same set that it operates upon , then the algebraic system is called ' CLOSED ' . Example : 1. Set of an integer is closed under + ...
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Prevent extra spacing between lines from \raisebox

I create superscripts for indexes for notes manually with \raisebox. What I don't like is that Latex changes the line spacing to fit a manual superscript into a line. For instance: ...
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One font by default a bit smaller using fontspec

I have to typeset a few Hebrew words in a document, and for this I use xelatex with polyglossia and fontspec (MWE at the bottom). The problem is that this font has a larger x-height than the font I ...
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How to achieve line spacing when using custom font

I would like to be able to determine the line spacing in the following example: The line spacing is clearly not good. My TeX code looks as follows: \HRule \\[0.5cm] { ...