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

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How to set default footnote linespacing? [duplicate]

How to set default footnote linespacing? Now for each footnote I have to write \footnote{\onehalfspacing ...} But I would like to set the line spacing once. I guess its possible to use ...
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threeparttable notes with 1.5 spacing. Want single spacing

My main text uses one-one-half line spacing, and now the notes below the table are also one-one-half line spaced. I'd prefer them to feature single spacing (all of my other tables don't share this ...
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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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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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Double spacing within the caption of a figure

I am using the memoir class on my thesis and I have the \DoubleSpacing command in my document to set up double spacing through the document. This works great. However, I have a figure with subfigures ...
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Choose the line spread of a particular font size

Suppose that (say) I am writing text of size \large but want the line spread associated to the \huge size. How do I do that? Obviously, I want a solution that works in gerater generality, that is, ...
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Move up a text in equations

I don't know if the title explains much what I want to say, but here it is: $$ \frac{\text{XXXXX }}{\text{YYYYYYYY}} \text{(ZZZZZZZZZZZZ)} $$ I want to move up the ZZZZ sentence so that it is ...
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Line spacing in book document class

how would I go about manipulating the line spacing in the preamble? I am using the 'book' document class. Thanks a lot.
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How to use a symbol above a word without a larger linespacing?

Because of the "1" symbol above "test", the space between the first two lines is bigger than between the last two lines. I don't want a bigger interline spacing! How do I solve this? ...
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How to increase line spacing in TikZ node? [duplicate]

In the code below, how can I increase line spacing in the node? \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[overlay,remember picture] \node ...
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Making bibliography single spaced without setspace package

I am writing my thesis and I would like the Bibliography to be single spaced. I've read about using the \singlespace command, but I think this requires using the setspace package which I don't want ...
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Using mathpazo so I can set arbitrary font sizes, but the <line space> attribute is inherited solely from \normalsize [duplicate]

I'm using the mathpazo package so I can set arbitrarily large font sizes for a poster. I set my font sizes in the preamble as such: \renewcommand{\normalsize}{\fontsize{36pt}{48pt}\selectfont} ...
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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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Line spacing not working with \fontsize [duplicate]

Problem: Getting line-spacing to work with \fontsize. Regardless of what value I use in the second parameter, the line-spacing won't change. Package: \usepackage{mathptmx} Code: ...
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LyX and classicthesis: Linespacing of notes within floating table like footnotes

I use LyX and the classicthesis template. Now I want to add some lines of notes below a floating table (within the floating environment). In principle, this works without any problems, but the ...
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Sentences alignment error with the lettrine package

I want to align the two starting words in two sentences with each other ('ROM' in the first line with 'may' in the second line) How could I do that? Here is the working code: \usepackage{lettrine} ...
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Textsize changes with \par

This is somehow a follow-on post of Newline linespacing problems within a table cell. What i want to do is having different font styles in one table cell. I've learnt so far that a local size change ...
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Detect incorrect interline spacing

We all know the log messages about over- and underfull boxes and the draft option to easily spot horizontal box problems. Now say I am proofing a manuscript and want to spot interline, ie. ...
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How can I change the line distances without affecting the footnote distances?

I know that by \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{number} it is possible to change the line distances, but it would also change the footnote distances. How can I only change the line distances in the ...
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Underline with arrowhead using tikz

I would like to underline a math object with an arrowhead (from tikz) without adding extra space to the line skip, like so The object C has an underline with an arrowhead → from tikz. The ...
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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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Bit of the document separated by horizontal lines

Here's an example of what I want to do: I was wondering how does one separate a bit of text with horisontal lines neatly like that (keeping the numeration would be nice too)? Article environment is ...
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Preventing line break in figure caption

I have the following figure with the corresponding caption: As you can see the caption inappropriately breaks the line, which I want to avoid. Optimally without simply reducing the font size of the ...
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line spacing broken by \begin{english}

I am trying to produce an A4 page for our doors. I have used LuaLaTeX. In the spirit of exploration, I tried to use \begin{czech} and \begin{english} from polyglossia package. The MWE is this: ...
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Using footnotesize in text

I am writing a paper in which I am using footnotesize for remarks in the main text (not in footnotes). The problem is that the baselineskip starts out small, but becomes larger if the remark has a ...
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How to change formatting of table of contents?

I am using isuthesis package for writing my thesis. http://www.github.com/srvanderplas/Dissertation/blob/master/isuthesis.cls I want my table of contents to have font size 14 and one and half line ...
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different line space for thesis

I am writing my thesis using KOMA-script in LyX. I have followed the guide from this link http://fkurth.de/uwest/LyX/ThesisTemplate/Diss-Template.zip However, I have a issue related to the line ...
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Break the line in array mode

I have used the array mode to write cases. But sometimes the lines are too closed to each others, I want to add a break line between them, sometimes it works, but sometimes no. Here is my MWE: ...
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Line spacing in parcolumns environment

Is it possible to change the line spacing within a colchunk in a parcolumns environment? I tried the following without success: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} ...
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Set line spacing in tcolorbox

My entire document is double spaced. But I want the content in my \tcolorbox to be single spaced. Is this possible? I am not seeing anything in the documentation regarding line spacing.
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Latex commands for a specific page format [closed]

I am writing a report for which my University has given the following guidelines (Clearly, it was intended for use with Microsoft Windows). Project reports should be typed only on one side of the ...
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Baselineskip ignored in Beamer footline [duplicate]

I am using the following to define the footline element of my Beamer presentation: \setbeamerfont{footline}{size=\large} \defbeamertemplate*{footline}{Institute} %the fontsize changes the size of ...
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Increase spacing between equations

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \text{Concentration of unknown sample solution} &= \frac{303 - 0.00227}{0.215} \\ &= ...
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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 reduce line spacing within footnotes?

As you can see in the picture (red lines), spaces within footnotes is present. I've tried to use those two commands: \setlength{\footnotesep}{1pt} % space between footnotes ...
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How can I decrease distance between equations?

I have this code and I want to decrease the vertical distance between equations? Can anyone help me? \begin{equation}\label{20} P_{\ell}^k\geq -P_\ell^{\max}\cdot Z_\ell^k~~\forall ...
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spacing between the items of a tasks list

I thought I managed to solve this by tweaking the 'after-item-skip', 'after-skip' &Co settings of the tasks package but I ran into some unexpected issues with page breaks when the number of tasks ...
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Blank space between paragraphs

I am trying to learn how to use Texmaker (just for the record, I don't know a single thing about programming or Latex) and I am having some difficulty to create space between paragraphs or between ...
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Line spacing within an item in a list created with tasks package

This is about using the tasks package. I was looking for an option (like in the commented line in the MWE below) to tweak the spacing between the lines inside an item (a task item). I couldn't find ...
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Line spacing for blockquotes in csquotes

I would like to have a single line spacing for my blockquotes set with csquotes. After the blockquote I would like to switch back to the normal spacing I set with the setspace package. I tried the ...
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Double Spacing for text but single spacing for everything else

I was typesetting my report when I encounter the problem about spacing between texts. The requirement for my report is double spacing. However, when I use \setstretch{2.0}, the whole document became ...
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Enumerate margin and linespread

How do I go about defining an enumerate environment (using the enumitem package) (or possibly another environment?) such that the distance from the left side of the text to the LABEL is, say, 5 cm. ...
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Set list of content and other lists single spaced

Like recommend in the KOMA-Script documentation on p 40, I want to set the spacing for all lists and my title page single spaced although I have onehalf spaced text. Now the second page of every list ...
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How to increase the space between text and a table?

Here is my code: Volume of the hall V = 1500 $m^3$ \\ \noindent \begin{tabular}{| c | c | c |} \hline \textit{Surface} & \textit{Area ($m^2)$} & \textit{Coefficient of absorption}\\ \hline ...
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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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change Linespread in longtable and table

In my document i am using a \linespread{1.5} for the whole document, but I would like to have a \linespread{1} for tables and long tables. How can I change it?
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set row separation (vertical spacing) of enumerated list in multicol environment

I'd like to be able to control the spacing between rows of an enumerated list within a multicol environment, ideally only requiring a single argument at the beginning of the multicol environment. ...
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Flexible leading (space between lines) throughout document

One technique for achieving an even text height, besides LaTeX's default method of allowing extra space between paragraphs, is to adjust the leading by a small amount (on the order of 0.5pt). I've ...
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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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Double-spacing in text but not footnotes in memoir class while using arabxetex

The memoir class's \DoubleSpacing command without an asterisk (*) is supposed to double-space the text but not the footnotes or float text. However, when the arabxetex package has been loaded, this ...