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

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keep alignment under enumerate

I would like to keep the indentation for my fraction that appears below my first item however i don't know how to align it if itself is not an item. source code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Extreme vertical spacing between lines

How can I fine tune and reduce the vertical spacing of lines so characters from lines above and below are almost pixel-touching each other? Example:
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Line spacing with scandinavian letters

Example tex \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Ylim\"{a}\"{a}r\"{a}isi\"{a} suodatuksia ja ikkunointeja ei tarvita, jos menetelm\"{a} pystyy itsess\"{a}\"{a}n erottelemaan ilmi\"{o}n ...
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Space from line

How can i obtain the correct spacing of the two writings from the line? if you note the upper write is more far from the line... \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} ...
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How to make existing \strut-based code work with accented letters?

\strut-based solutions assume that heights cannot exceed 8.5 pt and depth - 3.5 pt. But with accented letters this assumption is not true. In the second example the last line is lower than in the ...
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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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Chapters with long descriptive titles

I have document which require me that chapter headings consist of two parts: (1) Chapter number (Chapter 1, Chapter One etc.) or any other text with similar function and (2) descriptive title below ...
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Lines are not equally spaced in XeLaTeX

I've just move from LaTeX to XeLaTeX, and when I first use it, I found this abnormality : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th_TH" \XeTeXlinebreakskip = ...
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How to set line-spacing inside environments defined by the mdframed package?

In the code below, how can I apply a \baselineskip=.8cm to the theorem environment? I want to do this somehow in the \mdfdefinestyle or \mdtheorem commands, not in the body every times by hand. Also I ...
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Spacing between paragraph of text and itemize list

My code from TeXworks below outputs a paragraph of text followed by an itemize list followed by another paragraph of text. Each paragraph is double-spaced, and the spacing within the text of each ...
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Change linespacing within marginnote

I am trying to change the linespacing within a marginnote such that it is different from the main document. I have tried all approaches described in Temporarily increase line spacing and Aligning ...
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Less whitespace and no indent at the same time using enumerate

I would like to ask the following: I would like to use the theorem environment in my latex code. I also have some definitions and examples and I would like to let these environments look the same. ...
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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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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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Incorrect line spacing when using \Large in a center environment

When I enclose text with line breaks within a center environment, there is extra space after the first line, but only if the font size has been changed. The following working example prints the same ...
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How to set default line spacing in a .cls file?

I am writing a document class where I want to set the default line spacing to be 1.5. How can I use the setspace package to achieve this? More particularly, where in my .cls file should I mention ...
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Overfull vbox with scrbook and setspacing

The following MWE gives me a lot of badbox warnings Overfull \vbox (1.39674pt too high) has occurred while \output is active [] with always the same value of 1.39674pt. It seems to be related to the ...
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tikz node in text is slightly raised

I have defined the following command: \pgfkeys{tikz/protein/.style={fill=#1,shape=rectangle,rounded corners}} \newcommand{\protein}[2]{ \protect\tikz \protect\node [protein=#1] {\small{#2}};} It ...
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Why depth of \vadjust does not influence interline glue?

Consider the following examples: example1.tex %\input vadjust_hook \def\marginalstar{\strut\vadjust{\kern-\dp\strutbox\specialstar}} \def\specialstar{\vtop to \dp\strutbox{ ...
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How can I keep the baseline for fonts with different sizes on the same line? [XeTeX]

I'd like to create a list of default font sizes. The list should not just include the point values, but the actual LaTeX commands used in achieving those sizes. Problem The baselines are not equal ...
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The \pbox makes the text crowded

The result is as follows: you will see it is too crowded. And the MWE is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{fontspec,amsmath} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{pbox} % For multiletter ...
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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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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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TeX (not LaTeX) tables, lines, and alignments

Note: I use TeX and not LaTeX. So for many years, I have been using this code to create tables with lines: \def\tablerule{\noalign{\vskip1pt\hrule\vskip1pt}} \vtop to 4truein{ \halign{ ...
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Proper leading around displaystyle fractions

I would like to typeset a fairly complicated fraction in display style surrounded by paragraph text. Here's an MWE. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath} ...
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Horizontal line for two column

I have \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} \begin{document} \rule{\textwidth}{1pt} \end{document} However, this line crosses the two columns. I just want the line cross the first column.
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Consistent Line Spacing in Customized Titles

I find when I produce titles I get line spacing that depends on whether I have a hanging character ie qypg which dip below the usual base line vs wertuioasdfhklzxcvbnm which don't. This is ...
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Handling spacing between multiple lines of a title text

For my thesis I have a very long title and it spans three lines. The spacing between the lines are coming out to be very less. I tried adding `\smallskip'. This has improved the spacing between first ...
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Sentences alignment error with the lettrine package

I want to align the two starting words in two sentences with each other ('ROM' in the first line with 'may' in the second line) How could I do that? Here is the working code: \usepackage{lettrine} ...
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Flexible leading (space between lines) throughout document

One technique for achieving an even text height, besides LaTeX's default method of allowing extra space between paragraphs, is to adjust the leading by a small amount (on the order of 0.5pt). I've ...
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Question on spacing in the book document class

I have 2 questions regrading the spacing is concerned. 1. How to reduce the space between the heading of the paragraph in the paragraph command and the content? Usually, the space provided is far ...
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Box height intruding into previous line. Why?

I decided I wanted to try my hand at providing a bit curvier answer to A better notation to denote arcs for an American high school textbook than what Werner provided. I also thought it would a good ...
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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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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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Line spacing in supertabular multi lined table cells

I have created a table using the supertabular package with table cells containing from one to four lines of text. In my document I have defined a linespread of 1.5. I also have defined following table ...
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Unwanted double spacing

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames,table]{xcolor} \newcommand{\ADDRESS}{ ...
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Reduce line spacing in minitoc package

I am using the minitoc package to add chapter TOC's in a thesis. The entire document (including the main table of contents) is doublespaced, but I want the chapter toc's to be single spaced. I specify ...
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Curious about TikZ [remember picture,overlay] spacing

When I use \tikz[remember picture,overlay] there is vertical space inserted wherever the command is used, as in the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Uniform line spacing in columns

I have 2 columns of text, with most text in regular size, and few paragraphs in smaller size. I'd like to have the line spacing (roughly) uniform - that every line in the left size will match a line ...
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Math symbol taking up too much vertical space

I am using the symbol $\partial_p^{(K,L)}$ in inline mode in several place in my master's thesis and it takes up too much vertical space---so much that the spacing between the line containing the ...
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Why does it appear in english?

I have used the following commands: \begin{proof} \begin{enumerate}[i.] \item \begin{description} \item[Βάση επαγωγής] : Για $m=2$ έχουμε $X_2(a)+\alpha (a)Y_2(a)=(\alpha (a))^2=a\alpha (a)+1$. ...
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Spreading letters evenly across a line from margin to margin

I wish to achieve something that can be easily accomplished by simply pressing this button in Microsoft Word: So that I could make something like this: What I've seen so far on this forum either ...
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Changing titles of chapters and parts from onehalfspaced to single spaced

Is there a simple solution for making the titlename of parts and chapters singlespaced but the text onehalfspaced without having to add \SingleSpace to every titlename. I have found a solution that ...
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\hline does only go half the way I want it to go

If I compile the following code, I get a table that is placed very oddly since LaTeX centers it around the double vertical line between the first and second column. My \hline also goes only to right ...
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Image vs Text Arrangement [duplicate]

When I write a multi-page paper with imported images, I usually try to group the picture with the text referencing it. Sometimes, there is not enough room at the end of the page for the picture, and ...
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How to set vertical spacing in labeling environment

I want to use the labeling environment as provided by the class scrartcl to layout my CV. I would like to condense the whole document a little bit, particularly the lists in the labeling environment. ...
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Double line spacing, except in tables

Extending the question Double line spacing (as I'm new round here I don't seem to be able to comment), I'd like to use double spacing too. Except in tables, where I'd like to be able to leave that at ...
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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 ...