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

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Can't set line spacing (New to LaTeX)

I'm trying LaTex for the very first time. I love the system, but have run into a problem (please pardon any newbie mistakes): \emph{Modus ponens}: The form of this argument is: \hsp if $p$, then ...
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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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Tighter-spaced bulleted list should have ordinary line spacing to paragraphs/lines above and below

To get tighter line spacing (my document's main spacing is 1.5-spacing, and I'm using memoir), I normally use a self-defined "tight list" (tightlist in the code below). This works well. However I ...
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Linespacing LaTeX for just a few lines

How can I increase the linespacing for just a few lines of code in LaTex?
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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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Double Spacing and Margins conflicting

I've got \usepackage{setspace}, and I'm having issues with my margins. When I use \doublespacing it adds a blank line before the first line of text on each page. Is there any way to have double ...
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An equation skip problem — amsmath package and \above/belowdisplayskip

I have been puzzled by a problem about math equation skip for days. I set the \lineskiplimit, \lineskip, \abovedisplayskip and others length macros before and after equations all to zero, but there ...
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Help with adjusting line-spacing on custom title page

I'm making a custom title page for my PhD proposal, following the Title Creation article of LaTeX in Wikibooks. However, after many tries I just can't get the title to have a bigger line-spacing. I ...
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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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How to enforce the text filled in flowchart follow single line space?

My document is in a doublespace environment using elsarticle template, that is the whole document is two double line space . I searched the solutions, like setspace package. I used it as follows: ...
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Reduce line-spacing in acronyms with hyperref

I'm using: \documentclass[12pt,titlepage]{article} \usepackage[colorlinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{datatool} \usepackage[style=altlist,nonumberlist,numberedsection,acronym,toc,xindy]{glossaries} ...
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Spacing after itemize (without parskip package)

This piece of code seemed to be working fine for a long time, until I try to remove the parskip package. Without this package, it seems that I need to include two hacks: Add a ...
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Applying custom size and spacing to quote environment

Am using "article" document class in LyX and trying to get the quote paragraph-environment to run with "small" text size and single-spacing (globally), while keeping the rest of the document (standard ...
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Changes in spacing (“Spacing” environment) for a block should not affect the line spacing of the block to the material above and below

When I use memoir with \OnehalfSpacing and I temporarily set things within \begin{Spacing}{1}[...]\end{Spacing} (\SingleSpacing for some reason leads to looser spacing elsewhere in my document), I get ...
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Different line spacings for main text and footnotes in beamer

In my beamer presentation, I want the main text to have a line spacing of 1.5, footnotes to have a line spacing of 1, both within them and between two consecutive footnotes. Inserting ...
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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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Inconsistent line spacing in beamer frametitle due to capital German umlauts

I have the following problem: Suppose I have a frametitle which takes two lines. Depending on whether the second line contains a character which uses the very upper part of the line like an 'Ü' ...
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Chapter title leading [closed]

I have a strange problem in my Chapter title as in figure: How can I set the correct leading between the two last lines in the title?
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How to fix interline skip in LaTeX? [closed]

As far as I see \baselineskip and \lineskip are fixed lengths and don't have any plus/minus-es, but the distance between lines yet depends on the page. Even after the \raggedbottom command TeX still ...
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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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Custom name & justification, single line spread and “within chapter” numbering of figure captions [closed]

I now know how to add images with captions but still need help how to tweak the captions. \begin{figure}[h] \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=100mm]{01.jpg} \caption*{\textbf{Bild 2.1:} Curtiss ...
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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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Adjusting the line spacing of chapter headings in the book/report class

In my report, some chapter headings are long and they come in more than one line. The spacing between them is not aesthetically appealing. I need to reduce that line spacing. Kindly suggest a ...
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Line spacing in report [closed]

I need your help. I'm using this command: \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \normalsize to create a spacing between the lines. But I'm still not sure where to insert it, wether before the ...
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Changing line spacing within a new command

I have a command written as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{setspace} \newcommand{\statshyp}[2]{\noindent \hangindent=1cm \hangafter=0 \begin{singlespace*} \textbf{#1}: \emph{#2} ...
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Intertext vertical spacing

How do I reduce the vertical spacing of \intertext?
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beamer note spacing issue

I’m having a problem with beamer, where the first paragraph in a note has different spacing from subsequent ones. MWE: \AtBeginDocument{\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left}} ...
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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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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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Linespread in titlepage with \huge [duplicate]

What is the right way to increase the line height or spacing between lines in the titlepage environment when you have \huge titles? I tried to increase it using the \linespread command but whatever ...
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Creating a custom songbook with the songs package

Friends, I usually create songbooks with the help of songs package (I guess the CTAN version is a little old, the newest one can be downloaded from here). Consider the follow example (taken from the ...
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Centering consecutive two lines of text without extra space between them

I have two lines of text written in Lyx. I'm trying to center it without placing extra vertical space between lines. I selected the text, then went to Menu > Edit > Paragraph Settings. There, I can ...
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How can I set single line spacing for \enumerate amd \section?

I want to set \enumerate and \section to use single line spacing and small font like the table of content in this document. How can I do that? Thank you.
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Line spacing with inline formula including fraction

I have a fraction in an inline formula as can be seen in the picture. \dfrac from the amsmath package was used. (This is article class with 14pts and linespread 0.9.) Though the space between the ...
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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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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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Set the line separation in a tabu table equal to the line separation in the document [duplicate]

As is known, the tabu environment does not automatically adjust the vertical distance between a cell with multiple lines and another cell, cf. Text too close to cell border when having a nested tabu ...
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Reproducing Foreign Affairs Magazine's Style

I wanted to reproduce (or get something close to) the style the Foreign Affairs magazine uses (link to a sample article below) using fontspec and XeLaTeX. Right off the bat I don't know what their ...
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Make lstlisting honour baselinestretch

I have to use lstlisting instead of Verbatim in a particular case, because math escape doesn't work properly with the latter. I managed to have both look the same, but lstlisting ignores my ...
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Change textwidth for 1 line only

I am writing a resume. I have a line with my email, ph etc below my name. I want this line to start at same margin as the Objective below and similarly stop where the text below stops. I figured i ...
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Determine height of the line you are in

Is there a way in PDFLaTeX to determine the height of the line you are in? Maybe something similar to PDFsavepos. In a normal line (i.e. no heading etc.), you might approximate the height by a fixed ...
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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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Prevent large line spacing on lines containing “high” symbols

I am using the notation $\widetilde{\mathcal{F}_K}$ quite extensively in my paper. In each line where it appears, because the tilde makes the symbol a little higher than the other symbols, the line ...
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How to control line spacing and subscript location in captions?

I just started using mhchem and am having problems with captions. Subscripts from mchem overlap with superscripts. I can think of two possible solutions (and trivially not using mchem in captions): ...
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How to change the line spacing in my list of figures?

I am using the book documentclass and have a list of figures. After much trouble I noticed that there is a blank line to separate figures that are in different chapters, but not if they are within the ...
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Why do I get this undesired vertical space between “chapter #” and Chapter Heading?

In my document, one of my chapter title lasts more than one line, so I want to increase the space between its lines. To do this, I used \linespread{1.8}\selectfont in the code below, but by using ...
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How to (automatically) determine a visually appealing line spread?

I'm writing a "larger" document with a lot of mathematics. Occasionally, I use a notation like p \xrightarrow{\mathcal A^X} q which produces tall lines. LaTeX increases the line spread for those ...
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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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\vbox with some extra space below

I don't understand why when using \vbox of a certain height, there is some extra space added below it. I'm trying - towards grid typesetting - to put for example graphics in the vbox of a certain ...
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How to format an inline source code

I have a document where I quiet often refer to source code element, such as class names, I wanted to format these strings differently, but at the beginning I didn't want to fiddle with various options ...