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

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How to count the space around lines to align lines vertically on a grid?

I'm trying to create a XeTeX class which aligns text vertically on a grid. What I'm trying to achieve is layout on the left (created in InDesign), and what I'm generating now is on the right (the ...
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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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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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How to get extra vertical space before group in pgfgantt?

Using the pgfgantt package, one can uniformly set vertical spacing using the y unit chart key. However, i would like to add extra vertical space before certain groups, but the package does not seem to ...
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line spacing document class article

I want to have more space between the lines in my document which uses documentclass article. But if I use something like this blog says, it causes following error: ! LaTeX Error: Too many unprocessed ...
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Awkward line spacing with \LARGE font size

I'm confused about the look of my rendered output. It looks strange. I'm not doing anything special, but it looks like there is not enough vspace between the lines? The letters are almost touching. I ...
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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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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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$\quad$ in different lines are not the same effect?

%% AMS-LaTeX Created by Wolfram Mathematica 9.0 : www.wolfram.com \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, graphics, setspace} \newcommand{\mathsym}[1]{{}} \newcommand{\unicode}[1]{{}} ...
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footnote double spacing with memoir package

I haven't found any possible way to double space my footnote while using the memoir package. There is another question which has been closed because not general.. well, I have the same request. ...
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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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Make less space between lines on a table

I have a big table where I need to use multiple lines on each cell. The table is too big though so I need the space between lines on each cell to be smaller. I found on another post that I could use ...
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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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space between lines is not correct

The space between two lines in a paragraph should be 1.5 lines which is according to my university requirements it equivalents to 0.21 inch. In LaTeX, I used the package setspace as follows: ...
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What are the generally accepted guidelines for adjusting \linespread to avoid extra spreading from inline math?

General Background I am just starting to think about typesetting and LaTeX in anything close to a serious manner, and am getting lots of questions that perhaps are appropriate for this site, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Latex randomly skips a line (or not)

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{amsthm} \usepackage{lipsum} \RequirePackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} \mdfdefinestyle{proof}{ skipabove = ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Different line spacing in textmode and mathmode

At first I was using \linespread{2} but my research told me to use the package setspace. I did this and everything is fine however in align* environments, my equations get double spaced also which ...
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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 ...