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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Inconsistent behavior of setspace package in ctable doinside

This is odd: \ctable[ doinside=\singlespacing, %doinside=\setstretch{1} ] {lp{5cm}} {} {\FL Blubb & Blobb simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the ...
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Change line spacing inside a node in TikZ

Inside a TikZ node, one can force line breaks using \\ providing the align option of the node is set. I would like to increase the line spacing inside a node. This can be done in the usual way with ...
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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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titletoc: getting rid of empty line at TOC start

Consider the following simplified TOC style (yes, the real-life version does look better than this MWE). Thing looks okay except for the fact that the first TOC line lies one line below where it ...
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Remove spacing from \part?

Currently, trying to reduce the line spacing when I use the \part command. Ideally, I am currently trying to achieve the following result below: Part I: Project Scope With the surrounding padding ...
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Setspace fine-tuning or an alternative for scrbook

I'm looking for either an option of setspace that is between onehalfspacing and doublespacing or an alternative to setspace. Unfortunately, I need to be closer to the Word's 1.5 paragraph spacing to ...
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IEEEtran: IEEEParstart overlapping letters

I'm creating a IEEEtran document, I noted that if I use: \documentclass[twoside]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \IEEEPARstart{?`}{Qu\'e} es lo que es tan inusual en la microelectr\'onica?. La respuesta ...
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Adjusting spacing before and after subparagraph with sectsty

I am helping a friend that is using sectsty to format the titles in his document. How can I adjust the spacing before and after the titles, in particular the subparagraph one? (I know that titlesec ...
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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 ...
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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 can I get interline spacing to ignore a vbox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make an invisible vbox I want to insert a \vbox between paragraphs, but I do not want it to affect interline spacing. I'm using Plain TeX. Here is my MWE: \input plain ...
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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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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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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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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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eledpar doesn't respect changes of line spacing

I try to typeset a bilingual text on facing pages. For this I use the eledmac/eledpar packages. The latin text on the even pages should get displayed larger than the translation on the odd pages. ...
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Extreme vertical spacing between list items & nested lists

How can I fine tune and reduce the vertical spacing of list items and nested lists so characters from lines above and below are almost pixel-touching each other? Example: UPDATE 1: @egreg: When ...
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Parentheses size around matrix

I would like to get 1:n matrix with \left, \right size parentheses. Default size looks not so good. Now I have $\begin{pmatrix} f_0 & \ldots & f_L \end{pmatrix}^T$ The view I get I can ...
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Line spacing in parcolumns environment

Is it possible to change the line spacing within a colchunk in a parcolumns environment? I tried the following without success: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} ...
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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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Multiplying a length by a factor

I am trying to create a package that will use grid typesetting (in the humanities, so not much of a problem) but that should allow the user to freely set the \baselinestretch. I am using the memoir ...
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Break the line in array mode

I have used the array mode to write cases. But sometimes the lines are too closed to each others, I want to add a break line between them, sometimes it works, but sometimes no. Here is my MWE: ...
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Set line spacing in tcolorbox

My entire document is double spaced. But I want the content in my \tcolorbox to be single spaced. Is this possible? I am not seeing anything in the documentation regarding line spacing.
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What does \normallineskiplimit do?

In this excellent answer, one of the tools used is to redefine \normallineskiplimit. I cannot find this macro in any reference, although it does show up in this answer. Where is this length originally ...
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Underline with arrowhead using tikz

I would like to underline a math object with an arrowhead (from tikz) without adding extra space to the line skip, like so The object C has an underline with an arrowhead → from tikz. The ...
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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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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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How to get single-spaced list environments in a double-spaced document

I am writing a double-spaced document based on the book class. I set the spacing using \linespread{1.6}. Is there a way to get all enumerate, itemize, and description environments to be single-spaced ...
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how to make a line between two rows in table? (when no space between strings)

I use longtabu package to build table, when I use \\ to separate every line, it is ok, see below \begin{center} \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {|X[1 , p ] |X[1 , p ] | X[2 , p ]| X[2 , p ]|X[1 , p ...
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List of listing (using tcblistof) vertical spacing, group by chapter

I'm currently trying to set the vertical spacing within \tcblistof command. The template which causes my problems can be found here: https://github.com/ManuelRauber/LaTeX-Template At first here are ...
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To align line of 3 units equispaced

My tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} x(\alpha) = \lim_{x \to a^{+}} x(t) & \text{ and } & x(\beta) = \lim_{x \to \beta^{-}} x(t) &. ...
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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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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 ...