{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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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 ...
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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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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 ...