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

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How do I ask LaTeX to exactly fill up a page?

I understand that I can control interline spacing in LaTeX in a number of ways. The commands like \baselineskip, \baselinestretch, \linespread come in handy in controlling the interline spacing. Each ...
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Disable doublespacing in multi-line header

In my latex file, I am including a multi-line header through: \AddToShipoutPicture{% \AtPageUpperLeft{% \makebox(480,-70)[r]{\resizebox{380pt}{!}{%% \textsf{\textbf{\color{lightgray} ...
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Control of spacing between equation lines when using split

I am using this LaTex template (see gmuthesis.sty and GMU_thesis_template.tex in the linked zip file) to generate a thesis. It has some long equations in it. When I render the below equation in the ...
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Abstract - doublespace

I have got a problem with an abstract. I created a PHD Thesis in Latex. I use thesis document style. I want abstract to be doublespaced. I put that code to obtained it: {\doublespacing ...
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paragraph line spacing not consistent [duplicate]

I'd like to have the first line of a new paragraph right justified but keeping the same text linespacing. I simply use: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \newcommand{\linespacing}{1.5} ...
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Too large line spacing with different font size (\tiny) in beamer

When using the \tiny font in slides created with the beamer package I find that the spacing between lines in a wrapped paragraph is too large. (This only happens when mixing fonts within one ...
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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 can I fix the unequal space between my references if I combine apacite and \flushleft

I have a problem with my references done by apacite. My references have to be formatted as flush left entries: \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=14pt,DIV=10,twoside, numbers=noenddot, ...
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how to make all line of subsection in order and with space

\subsection{CLOSED :} If the operator results in the same set that it operates upon , then the algebraic system is called ' CLOSED ' . Example : 1. Set of an integer is closed under + ...
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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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Use \singlespacing in scrheading and \onehalfspacing in the main document

I'm writing an article using KOMA-script scrartcl class. The main text uses \onehalfspacing option from setspace package. In my article I have headings with couple lines of text set up using scrpage2 ...
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\setfontsize doesn't seem to set the baseline skip [duplicate]

For a custom title page I need to set the font size to a specific value not covered by any of the standard \Large etc. font sizes. Therefore, I use the \fontsize command. Reducing to a minimal example ...
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Change line spacing in algorithm2e

I'm using the algorithm2e package. In one algorithm with several math formulae in consecutive lines I would like to increase line spacing. I've already searched algorithm2e's documentation but could ...
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extra line in table of figures [duplicate]

After the last figure of each chapter adds an extra line for me is bad. How I can fix? Attached my configuration. Thank you. \documentclass[letterpaper,11pt,twoside,openright]{book} ...
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Tight horizontal lines around a block of text

I wish to create a block of text with tight horizontal lines above and below, e.g. This is a paragraph. The following example seems to produce more space between the paragraph and the horizontal ...
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Print a Notebook with LaTeX

I just came across something I missed a few years ago: I still use notebooks that do not have the correct margins for writing, i.e., the outer and bottom margins are the end of the page and the inner ...
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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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Change line color and thickness and line spacing

I am new to LaTeX and I am creating a resume. I have added a black line. 1)However, I would like to know how to specify a color and line thickness for this line? 2) I would like to know how to ...
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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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\floatstyle{boxed} paragraph style

I'm using \floatstyle{boxed} for the first time. I want numbered, boxed floats with the same paragraph style as my main document. The boxing and numbering works fine, but the line-spacing inside ...
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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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bug? unwanted gap in 2nd columnset

(Disclosure: I posted this question on the NTG ConTeXt mailing list before the weekend. I have not received any replies yet, so now I'm asking here.) We have a document where a gap occurs in a ...
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Line spacing inside quote environment in amsart (removing extra white space)

This is a follow-up to Line spacing inside quote environment. I'm using the amsart document class, with a specifically defined line-spacing for the whole document. When I adjust the line-spacing ...
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line spacing in tikzposter

The line spacing in blocks of the tikzposter seem to depend on the number of paragraphs or the presence of images included by the use \includegraphics. For example in the poster example distributed ...
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Make footnotesep same as line spacing using custom thesis class

I'm starting to write my thesis using a custom (and incredibly old) thesis style that has been doing the rounds in my university (UCL). It seems as if it was originally written by a professor of the ...
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ConTeXt: How to increase line-spacing in title?

Pandoc generates ConTeXT document titles using a standard simple scheme that sets the title in \tfd. I already changed the default font and size of \tfd. However, when a title is so long that it ...
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Dictionary-style paragraphs

Is there a way to write a dictionary using LaTeX: that is, how do you construct the shape of the paragraphs so that they look like so-called hanging paragraphs and that there is a certain spacing ...
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loading lineno changes spacing in document

I loaded lineno to number the lines on my resume for critique by a professor. Doing so changed the spacing after the headers. I would like to number the lines and retain the original formatting, if ...
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Drawing of matching boxes in LaTeX

I want to draw a split with diffrent blocks inside each one there is the block index. Since I am new to LaTeX, I tried to use \fbox{$b_{0}$}\fbox{$b_{1}$}\fbox{$b_{2}$}% ...
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How to prevent hyperref package from changing layout (line spacing)?

I have a boolean in my LaTeX paper that I use to create a custom author version (including a copyright box and clickable links and references). For the author version, I include the \hyperref package ...
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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?