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

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Table of Contents: add vertical space above chapters

I am using Lyx and a custom document class for my thesis. I initially had a problem with a long chapter title being hyphenated; I needed to have the TOC be ragged right for the title of chapter one ...
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How to affect line spacing in only one group on the title page?

I am trying to set up a title page for my summaries of the classes I take. The problem lies with the line spacing for the title being too small and me not being able to change just that. My .sty-file ...
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Interrupted list formatting options [duplicate]

I have an odd list, interrupted by normal text introducing its last item: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{enumerate}[itemsep=-4pt] ...
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how to reduce line spacing in memoir caption

For caption in memoir document class i use the following settings: \captiondelim{\null\newline} \captionnamefont{\small\sffamily\bfseries} \captiontitlefont{\small\sffamily} ...
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How to set line-spacing inside environments defined by the mdframed package?

In the code below, how can I apply a \baselineskip=.8cm to the theorem environment? I want to do this somehow in the \mdfdefinestyle or \mdtheorem commands, not in the body every times by hand. Also I ...
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titletoc: getting rid of empty line at TOC start

Consider the following simplified TOC style (yes, the real-life version does look better than this MWE). Thing looks okay except for the fact that the first TOC line lies one line below where it ...
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Remove spacing from \part?

Currently, trying to reduce the line spacing when I use the \part command. Ideally, I am currently trying to achieve the following result below: Part I: Project Scope With the surrounding padding ...
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How can I keep the baseline for fonts with different sizes on the same line? [XeTeX]

I'd like to create a list of default font sizes. The list should not just include the point values, but the actual LaTeX commands used in achieving those sizes. Problem The baselines are not equal ...
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How to set the baseline skip of the document main font

I am using the below mentioned command to change the document main font. But I am unable to control the \baselineskip value zero. \renewcommand\normalsize{% \@setfontsize\normalsize{9.5pt}{11.5pt}% ...
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Vertically align text in the table cell with modified arraystretch

I have created simple table which purposefully has all cells, except first row and first column, blank. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{rotating} \linespread{1.2} \begin{document} ...
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How to reduce Program-Listing line spacing in LyX

Using LyX 2.06. I have a standard document with 1.5 line spacing, but I want my program listings to use 1.0 line spacing. Is there a simple way to do this?
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How to obtain absolutely fixed line spacing

I use Xetex with eledmac and eledpar to produce a bilingual document with facing pages. I add some endnotes only inside the even pages. I have a problem with corresponding paragraphs (one on the left ...
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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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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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multicol line spacing

I started to work on semi-automated newspaper design. There is some achievement but there is one main bug that I struggle with. In multicol environment the lines of the columns are not aligned across ...
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Controlling distance between lines broken manually

It's fairly easy to control the length between lines separated by an empty line using \setlength{\parskip}. I'm wondering if there's a similar command that dictates the default/global length of the ...
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How to reduce line spacing of the footnote

I want to reduce the line spacing of the footnotes to be less than single spacing. I am using the following to start the document: \documentclass[12pt,openbib]{article} ...
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Spacing between paragraph of text and itemize list

My code from TeXworks below outputs a paragraph of text followed by an itemize list followed by another paragraph of text. Each paragraph is double-spaced, and the spacing within the text of each ...
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Spacing betwen centered text and prose

I have some left-aligned text followed by some centered text followed by a section of left-aligned prose. How do I make the space between the line of left-aligned text and the centered text (and then ...
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Restricting linespread outside some environments

I need to fix a precise linespread in a document I'm writing, but only in the plain sections of the document. In other words, I'm writing math and in the text there are a lot of environments (theorem, ...
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Decrease vertical space before horizontal line

I am writing my CV. I wrote: {\bf MEMBERSHIP}\\ \rule{\textwidth}{1pt} \begin{itemize} \item item1 \item item2 \end{itemize} I ...
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Change line spacing inside the document

This is my code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \begin{document} \include{Chapter1} \end{document} I have please a question: I would change the line ...
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How to set a spacing parameter in customized list?

I am using the following code to generate my own list: \newlist{mylist}{itemize}{1} \setlist[mylist]{label=\textbullet} and am not sure how to introduce a spacing parameter there, like something ...
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How to turn double spacing off in longtable?

I have used the setspace package so it automatically turned off double spacing in tables, however the longtable are still double spaced. What should I do?
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Change linespacing within marginnote

I am trying to change the linespacing within a marginnote such that it is different from the main document. I have tried all approaches described in Temporarily increase line spacing and Aligning ...
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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 ...