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

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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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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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\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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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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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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Acronyms list size

\appendix \chapter{Acronyms} \singlespace \begin{acronym} \acro{BLAS}{Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms} \acro{CLR}{Common Language Runtime} \acro{DBMS}{Data Base Management System} ...
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Cannot temporarily increase line spacing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Temporarily increase line spacing I tried to follow these examples here Temporarily increase line spacing but in my case it didn't change anything. I have to use a ...
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How to make a box with a height based on multiples of the current line height

How can I create (in XeLaTeX) a box that has a defined height in multiples of lines that keeps this size 100% without any additional spacings? Please see the following MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to improve row vector appearance inside paragraph? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Parentheses size around matrix When using a row vector inside paragraph with double line spacing the output looks ugly (imo) because the brackets are too tall and much ...
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Change lineskip to fill the available space

Is there a way to change lineskip such that the text fills up a certain space? MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}[c][\textheight]{\linewidth} ...
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Vertical spacing of text changes in a macro depending on input

I defined a keynote macro to insert key ideas in my document using varwidth. The document is in \doublespacing and I have defined \singlespacing inside my macro. However, the correct spacing is ...
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Controlling space after heading when doublespaced

I'm writing a document with both doublespaced and singlespaced sections. I'm using the setspace package to do the doublespacing and the koma-script report class for the document. In the double spaced ...
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Recreating a letterhead

I am using a .cls template to generate a letterhead for my resume, by the following snippet: \def\namefont{\huge\bf} \def\@linename{\begingroup \def\\{, } {\namefont\@name} \vskip 2pt ...
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vertical spacing in array with double-spacing

Double-spacing seems to mess up the vertical spacing inside of arrays. For example, the braces below extend too high. Is there a way to have the array contents centered vertically within the braces? ...
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How does one stop automatic line spacing increases when typesetting tall math symbols?

Often when typesetting mathematics, one wants to use math symbols in line. When these are certain symbols, or more often, decorated symbols, whose height is sufficiently large, the line spacing (that ...
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remove double spacing inside {verbatim}

I'm using the uwthesis class which generally typesets with a lot of space between lines. This is generally fine, however, I want to override the spacing in certain examples which appear in the ...
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Anchors/coordinates inside a node's text

The plot Using tikz, I have a main node containing several (three) lines of text, and three "legend" nodes that point to them. If I use a rectangle node, then I can't access the positions of the ...
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Why the \doublespacing command in LaTeX actually produce 1.6 times spacing? (Compared to Pages '09 4.2, 12pt, Times New Roman) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does ‘double spacing’ mean? Why the \doublespacing command in LaTeX actually produce 1.6 times spacing? (Compared to Pages '09 4.2, 12pt, Times New Roman) I am ...
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How to modify line spacing in algorithm / algpseudocode?

I want to increase line spacing between statements in algorithm environment. I used the setspace package as here, but it also affects the space between line breaks that is not wanted. The following is ...
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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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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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Number of lines in double spacing (compared to Word)

I am a newbie to LaTeX. I noticed that my document is almost a page longer in Word compared to LaTeX. (~7.25 in latex, ~8.25 in Word). This seems to be because my Word document has 23 lines per page, ...
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Expanding line height when equations have displaystyle fractions

In my document, I have got a lot of equations in inline mode, like: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Eu sit tincidunt incorrupte definitionem, vis mutat affert percipit cu, eirmod ...
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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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ConTeXt (mkiv) bibliography not respecting \setupinterlinespace[big]

Early in my document I have \setupinterlinespace[big] for double-spacing per course requirements. However, when I do \placepublications[criterium=all], it doesn't seem to respect this. In other words, ...
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I need help with an assignment [closed]

Why are they still different? THe positioning is messed up in some areas. The assignment was to make an identical document. http://pdfcast.org/pdf/latex-3 http://pdfcast.org/pdf/latex-2
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Koma article class linespacing problems

Now I have badbox warning with this table : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,twocolumn]{scrartcl} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[francais]{babel} ...
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How to add vertical space between two lines of tables

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tabu} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \section{abc} \begin{enumerate} \item \begin{enumerate*} \item ...
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acmsmall: accented upper-case characters and line spacing

I am currently using the acmsmall document class. I have noticed that upper-case accented characters such as "Å" and "Ä" will result in uneven line spacing. MWE: \documentclass[prodmode]{acmsmall} ...
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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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baselinestretch vs. setspace

In my preamble I use \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} to get "onehalf" line spacing. This works fine. Then I started to use tnote in a threeparttable. I changed font size to \scriptsize as I ...
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Office Word and LaTeX spacing

I set the single space in Word and LaTeX. But apparently LaTeX is more dense than Word. (Using 11 font in Word, using /singlespacing in LaTeX). It seems like three lines of LaTeX is only equal to 2 ...
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Space between lines

I try to typeset title pages and use LARGE and bold for this. The problem is that the lines seem to be too close to each other. I think it looks bad. Is this the way it is supposed to be? Is there a ...
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Line spacing in Arabic in ConTeXt - how to deactivate gridsetting in an environment

I realize Arabic in ConTeXt with the following environment (to be able to switch between German and Arabic). \startenvironment arab-besser-sty \definefont[Sheh][name:Scheherazade*arabic at 15pt] % or ...
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setspace and quoting environment result in superfluous empty line

I was trying to set up the quoting environment by the package of the same name, which included single line spacing for block quotes as opposed to one and a half line spacing for normal text. The ...
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What is the difference between \fontsize{…}{some length} and \linespread{some length}?

I notice that the second argument to \fontsize and the first argument to \linespread both seem to change the spacing between lines of text. What is the difference between these? Is there one I should ...
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Doublespacing is moving my page number

I'm using the KOMA-Script report scrreprt to typeset my PhD thesis and the graduate school requires that the main text be double spaced and that the page number be in the top right. When I enable ...
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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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AquilineTwo Font [closed]

This is how I would want AquilineTwo to look like when I type. But that is not the case when I downloaded AquilineTwo from anywhere. (specifically from UrbanFonts.com) Where can I download the ones ...
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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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Small text in table does not recalculate line spacing

I'm using tabu to create a table that has a couple multi-line cells (the m style). However, when I set the line spacing outside the table, it seems that the space between lines is not recalculated in ...
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how to fix odd spacing of the last item of a list

When using the enumerate list environment, I noticed the spacing of the last item of the list is different from other items. It seems to have double-line spacing. I tried to put ...
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Line spacing in wrapped table text

I have a document where the text is set to double spacing. I have some text inside tables, which I use the paragraphy specifier for. It wraps properly, but spacing is set to single. Is it possible to ...
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Problems with overriding the values in a cls file

I'm writing a thesis and I'm trying to make the Table of Contents single spaced. This question was asked before and I tried the following solution in my .tex file: \begin{singlespace} ...
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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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Change the spacing between lines of section title [closed]

I changed the fontsize of my section title using the following code: \renewcommand\section{\@startsection{section}{1}{\z@}% {-2ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -2ex}% ...
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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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Set pagemargins and linedistance

I'm using a template for this document and I want to set the margins to 2.5cm on each side. The top of my .tex file looks like this: % $Id: $ \pdfpxdimen=1in \divide\pdfpxdimen by 150 ...
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Mimic memoir ToC layout in titletoc output

I with the help of a previous answer on here Different tocdepth for main toc and in-section toc, I have made it so my titletoc is able to contain subsections while my main toc does not have them. ...