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

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How to achieve line spacing when using custom font

I would like to be able to determine the line spacing in the following example: The line spacing is clearly not good. My TeX code looks as follows: \HRule \\[0.5cm] { \fontsize{30pt}{10cm}\...
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How can I single-space text within entries of my table of contents?

I am writing my dissertation. My university requires that the document be double-spaced; I am using the setspace package to do this. However, I must single-space entries of the table of contents ...
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Change line spacing for normal text, but not in tabular or verse

\usepackage{setspace} \doublespacing I used above two lines to change the spacing in my document. This changes the spacing of the entire document. My requirement is to change the line spacing in ...
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Spacing after \vtop

There is insufficient spacing between the lines in the MWE, made using an \hbox filled with two \vtop boxes. \parindent=0pt \newdimen\linewidth \linewidth=4in \newdimen\colsep \colsep=1em \...
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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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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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How to adjust inparaenum-list (in particular line spacing)?

I really like the idea of working with inparaenum. It creates nice lists of numerated and tabbed math exercises. But how do I add line pitch option to this special paralist? I want to create more ...
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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 \vspace{-\baselineskip}...
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Default value of the space between rows in a tabular environment

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \vspace*{\fill} \begin{tabular}{l} \textbf{« Ah ! comme la ...
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Increase the spacing of rows in equations

I have a formula and I want to increase the space between the rows to make the reading easier. \begin{equation} \begin{flalign*} \epsilon \bm{\Xi}_n & = M_\epsilon(\bm{x}_{\epsilon,n-1} ) - M(\...
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\setstretch is reset in \begin{figure}

I use \setstretch{1.3} to increase line spacing. It does increase line spacing in tabular environments as well, which is what I want. But if the tabular is in a figure environment, line spacing is ...
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Change the baselinestretch (line spacing) only for figure captions

I use \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} in my preamble to change line spacing of my main text. For my Figure cpations I'd like to have a value of 1.0 or 1.2. Is there an easy way to change the ...
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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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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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Remove space in Emails

In a paper I need to remove spaces between two emails of an author with two affiliations. The code is below: \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn,letterpaper]{article} \begin{document} \title{Title} Author ...
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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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6 lines in one inch

I am writing a proposal to the National Science Foundation, and they require no more than 6 lines in one-inch vertical spaces, with 11 pt sized Computer Modern fonts. I am using the article document ...
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Last bibitem in beamerpost bibliography has strange spacing

I'm making an academic poster using the beamerposter package in LaTeX. The poster has a bibliography. The final entry in the bibliography block puts large vertical spaces between each line of the ...
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ledmac vs. setspace: Don’t change spacing of critical notes

Normaly setspace tries to set only the stretch of main text an footnotes are unchanged. In combination with ledmac the critical notes are stretched too. Is there a way to unstretch the notes like ...
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\vbox and vertical spacing between lines

When I put a text in a \vbox and \unvbox it, I have extra space between line. Why? See the MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \newbox\titi \newcommand{\toto}[1]{\setbox\titi=\vbox{#1}\...
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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in parcolumns

Here's my test case... \documentclass[english,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[pangram]{blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{parcolumns}{2} \colchunk[1]{ \...
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How can I increase baselineskip in a document using memoir class?

I am trying to increase the baselineskip for every chapter except the titlepage. I am using setlength to change its value but it has no effect. Any help would be great. Following is my main file. \...
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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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Line spacing with mixed font sizes in itemize environment

I'd like to mix in footnote-sized text with normal-sized text in beamer. The problem is that when I use \footnotesize the line spacing still corresponds to \normalsize spacing. Here's a minimal sample ...
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Can I set an adjustable line spacing to avoid orphans and widows?

I have a relatively simple question. I'm compiling a large document and finding that I have a lot of pages that start with the last two lines of a paragraph. Is there a way to allow the line-spacing ...
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Can anyone explain why setting \lineskiplimit breaks align?

OK, so this is a follow-up to one of my previous questions: If you uncomment the \lineskiplimit line, LaTeX goes crazy. Why? Does anyone have an idea how to fix it (without manually changing \...
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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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Set a minimum space above and below displayed math

NOTE: This question is specifically about adding vertical space that increases to compensate for tall symbols. Thus, it is not a duplicate of How can I change the whitespace above and below math ...
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Set line spacing everywhere but in verbatim blocks

Is it possible to change the linespacing of a document except for inside verbatim blocks? \usepackage{setspace} \onehalfspacing The above results in more readable paragraphs, but the code snippets ...
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Different line space in LaTeX for body text and for footnotes

Hello I have a LaTeX document and I want to set the space betwen the lines. Normally I would use \linespread, but this command will change also the space between lines of footnotes and I do not want ...
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Specify vertical space between outlines (enumerate) levels

I'm using the outlines package, and I'm curious to know how to modify the vertical spacing between entries/items in the outline. I'm happy with using \onehalfspacing for the vertical spacing between ...
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Adjusting spacing in beamer while changing font size

If I decrease the font size in beamer, as in the code below, the spacing stays the same. I do want single spacing throughout, but adjusted according to the specific font size being employed. That is,...
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Wrong line spacing when changing font size for caption of algorithm

I am using the algorithm2e package and want to change the font size for captions of figures as well as for captions of algorithms. The problem is that I get different line spacings for the two ...
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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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Decrease linespacing in margin notes of the fixme package?

Is it possible to get single-spaced marginnotes in a double-spaced document? \documentclass[english,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[draft]{fixme} \linespread{...
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How to prevent additional vertical space around tall inline equations

I've got a Figure caption with a couple of short inline equations in it, one of which being $\psi_\text{pseudo}$, and because of the subscript + descender, LaTeX inserts additional space between this ...
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Horizontal alignment issues and differences using \\ and \newline in the text

This minimal example shows the behaviour I am wondering about: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \begin{document} \frontmatter \pagestyle{plain} ...
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Change document-wide interletter, interword and interline spacing

According to the 2012 paper Extra-large letter spacing improves reading in dyslexia, some spacing adjustments could make reading easier for dyslexic people, namely Add 2.5pt to interletter space 3 ...
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Reducing the line spacing of multi-line section headings in memoir

[This is essentially a memoir-specific version of this question.] How can I reduce the line spacing within section (or other) headings in memoir without affecting the spacing to the body text above? ...
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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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make soul highlight span lines

The \hl command from the soul package highlights spans of text with a backround color when color is loaded. When used on longer spans of text, some inter-line spacing remains uncolored, which is ...
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How to keep a constant baselineskip when using minipages in tables?

Following up this question: How to keep a constant baselineskip when using minipages (or \parboxes)? The answers to the question suggest that \strut is not perfect to space minipages well with ...
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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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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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Font sizes and line height: how/when/why do \Huge, \LARGE, etc. affect one or the other? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inconsistent line spacing In the following MWE, the first paragraph has a quite tight line-spacing. The second paragraph has a larger line-spacing, which I accidentally ...
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Can lineskip depend on how close the boxes are horizontally?

TeX adds lineskip when two lines would get too close together. However, this ought to depend on whether the conflicting boxes in question are near each other horizontally, not just vertically. Is ...
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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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Prevent LaTeX from Preventing Hyphenation

So I know that a common technique in typography to avoid hyphens at a line break is to adjust the spacing of words and letters slightly. I was not aware of LaTeX doing this until today, but now it is ...
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Reduce the space between a quotation and a title

When I use the quotation environment at the start of a section I get too much space between the title and the start of the quotation. How to modify spacing around quotation environment? has ways to ...
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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] \...