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

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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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Change line spacing for footnote text only

I have to format a document to this finicky standard: "The entire document cannot exceed 25 double-spaced pages, including all supplementary material, and must be in Times New Roman, 11 point, font. ...
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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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Package glossaries - single spaced \printglossaries?

I'm trying to make a single-spaced glossary using the glossaries package but it seems as though the package has a default level of spacing in between entries even in single-spaced mode for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Changing footnote spacing for biblatex-chicago citations

I'm trying to get the spacing for footnotes generated by biblatex-chicago to become double-spaced. I've set up double spacing the main part of the text using the following in the preamble: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Koma article class linespacing problems

Now I have badbox warning with this table : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside,twocolumn]{scrartcl} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[francais]{babel} ...
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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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Explicit line spacing in revtex 4

I am required to use 13pt line spacing for a report and want to use revtex 4 as document class. However, I am not able to set the line spacing explicitly.
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How to remove default line spacing

I have a wierd problem with my latex system. I compiled my latex code with the following document definition \documentclass[a4paper , 10pt]{article} But the result is too much white space between ...
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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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How can I change the line distances without affecting the footnote distances?

I know that by \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{number} it is possible to change the line distances, but it would also change the footnote distances. How can I only change the line distances in the ...
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line spacing among paragraphs and displaymath issue

Currently, I am writing an academic paper in latex and facing some issues. It might be due my lack of expertise in Latex or ignorance of some tricks or tweaks. Currently there are two issues i am ...
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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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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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Different line spacing in text and footnotes when using \usepackage[para]{footmisc}

Hope this hasn't already been addressed: I would like my linespacing in the footnotes to be small whilst having double or more linespace in the text. I've been using ...
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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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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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Line spacing in wrapped table text

I have a document where the text is set to double spacing. I have some text inside tables, which I use the paragraphy specifier for. It wraps properly, but spacing is set to single. Is it possible to ...
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Fontspec setmonofont line spacing

I am currently using using fontspec to set the mono-space font for my document using \setmonofont[Scale=MatchLowercase]{Monaco} The scaling is used to get the font size to match the rest of the ...
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leading and paragraph-style footnotes

This is a follow-up to leading package and vertical space between footnotes. Werner’s answer works beautifully, but not with the para option of footmisc. Is there a way to make the line-spacing of ...
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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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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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Tikz itemize line spacing

I have a diagram in tikz where each node contains an itemized list. \documentclass[11pt, authoryear, 3p]{elsarticle} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,positioning,arrows} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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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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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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XeLaTeX changing linespacing after macro

I have document for theses, and I noticed that line spacing changed after macro, creating part headline. I cant figure out what could cause this. If anyone has some idea let me know. this is the ...
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How to combine paragraphs of text with equations using \shortintertext and 'align'

I commented that I'm solving problems to make a book of basic math (or precalculus). In the environment or region of solving an exercise I want to combine paragraphs of text (using \shortintertext) ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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. ...