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

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Adjusting the line spacing of chapter headings in the book/report class

In my report, some chapter headings are long and they come in more than one line. The spacing between them is not aesthetically appealing. I need to reduce that line spacing. Kindly suggest a solution....
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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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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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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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Change line spacing inside the document

This is my code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \begin{document} \include{Chapter1} \end{document} I have please a question: I would change the line ...
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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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I need help with an assignment [closed]

Why are they still different? THe positioning is messed up in some areas. The assignment was to make an identical document. http://pdfcast.org/pdf/latex-3 http://pdfcast.org/pdf/latex-2
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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} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}...
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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 \begin{tabu}[t]{c|c}...
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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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How to produce white space for all text lines of an environment?

How can I produce whitespace before each line of an environment. If I have the following command in the preamble \newenvironment{myenv} {\vspace{3mm}\hspace{0.5cm}\noindent\ignorespaces\small\texttt}...
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baselinestretch vs. setspace

In my preamble I use \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} to get "onehalf" line spacing. This works fine. Then I started to use tnote in a threeparttable. I changed font size to \scriptsize as I ...
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Office Word and LaTeX spacing

I set the single space in Word and LaTeX. But apparently LaTeX is more dense than Word. (Using 11 font in Word, using /singlespacing in LaTeX). It seems like three lines of LaTeX is only equal to 2 ...
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Space between lines

I try to typeset title pages and use LARGE and bold for this. The problem is that the lines seem to be too close to each other. I think it looks bad. Is this the way it is supposed to be? Is there a ...
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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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setspace and quoting environment result in superfluous empty line

I was trying to set up the quoting environment by the package of the same name, which included single line spacing for block quotes as opposed to one and a half line spacing for normal text. The ...
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What is the difference between \fontsize{…}{some length} and \linespread{some length}?

I notice that the second argument to \fontsize and the first argument to \linespread both seem to change the spacing between lines of text. What is the difference between these? Is there one I should ...
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Doublespacing is moving my page number

I'm using the KOMA-Script report scrreprt to typeset my PhD thesis and the graduate school requires that the main text be double spaced and that the page number be in the top right. When I enable ...
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Adjust vertical spacing in tabular containing \href

I seem to be stumped by what seems like a basic tabular spacing issue (when an \href is used). The obvious solution of tweaking arraystretch does not seem to work. What I want is that the output of ...
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AquilineTwo Font [closed]

This is how I would want AquilineTwo to look like when I type. But that is not the case when I downloaded AquilineTwo from anywhere. (specifically from UrbanFonts.com) Where can I download the ones ...
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adaptively sized/positioned arrow symbol pointing to the next line

I would like to use a curved arrow symbol, positioned downwards, to signify "continued on the next line". I'm adjusting the arrow's size using scalefnt and taking the symbol indirectly from mnsymbol ...
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Small text in table does not recalculate line spacing

I'm using tabu to create a table that has a couple multi-line cells (the m style). However, when I set the line spacing outside the table, it seems that the space between lines is not recalculated in ...
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how to fix odd spacing of the last item of a list

When using the enumerate list environment, I noticed the spacing of the last item of the list is different from other items. It seems to have double-line spacing. I tried to put \singlespacingafter\...
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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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Problems with overriding the values in a cls file

I'm writing a thesis and I'm trying to make the Table of Contents single spaced. This question was asked before and I tried the following solution in my .tex file: \begin{singlespace} \...
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Interline spacing

What TeX/LaTeX parameter specifies the distance between: the bottom of one line and the top of another line I don't think baseline skip is what I want (since it measures the distance between the ...
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Change the spacing between lines of section title [closed]

I changed the fontsize of my section title using the following code: \renewcommand\section{\@startsection{section}{1}{\z@}% {-2ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -2ex}% ...
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beamer note spacing issue

I’m having a problem with beamer, where the first paragraph in a note has different spacing from subsequent ones. MWE: \AtBeginDocument{\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left}} \...
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Set pagemargins and linedistance

I'm using a template for this document and I want to set the margins to 2.5cm on each side. The top of my .tex file looks like this: % $Id: $ \pdfpxdimen=1in \divide\pdfpxdimen by 150 \...
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Mimic memoir ToC layout in titletoc output

I with the help of a previous answer on here Different tocdepth for main toc and in-section toc, I have made it so my titletoc is able to contain subsections while my main toc does not have them. ...
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Reduce the spacing of the Table of Contents

How do I reduce the line spacing in my Table of Contents? I tried with \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} but it doesn't...
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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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Vertical alignment in table: m-column, row size - problem in last column

Unfortunatly, I have a problem with m-columns (array package) in tables with adjusted row height. Somehow in the last column (only there) the text is not centered vertically. Check it out: \...
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Make the contents of a sentence fit to a line?

I have been working on a resume. However, some of the text is going beyond a line. For instance, the "Thesis topic" here exceeds the single line as seen: Here is the code: \documentclass[10pt]{...
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Setting the right linespread for kpfonts

Is this the right linespread for kpfonts? \PassOptionsToPackage{nomath,oldstylenums,oldstyle,noamsmath,notextcomp}{kpfonts} \RequirePackage{kpfonts} \linespread{1}
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Wrong linespace with tabu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vertical alignment in multicol I have the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \tabulinesep=6pt \begin{tabu} to \textwidth{|X[.5]|...
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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} \RequirePackage[babel=true,...
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Beamer: Line spread in headline is ignored

I am trying to build my own beamertheme and I want to modify the line spread in the title. I use {\LARGE \linespread{1.6} \selectfont \inserttitle \par} to modify the line spread, but it does only ...
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How to doublespace a sidewaystable using setspace?

As a follow-up to a previous question, How to doublespace a table using setspace?, I found that the solution is not compatible with the sidewaystable environment defined in the rotating package. I ...
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Confusion: \onehalfspacing vs. \spacing vs. Word vs. the world?

I have to write a paper with the requirement to use "1.5 line spacing" 12pt Times New Roman. Naturally I used \usepackage{setspace} \begin{document} \onehalfspacing Lorem ipsum… So far so good. But ...
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How to doublespace a table using setspace?

I have used setspace with \spacing{1.9} to meet publisher specifications of "3 lines per inch or 12 lines per 10 cm", but it does not affect tables, although the publisher has requested that the ...
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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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Single spacing long entries in List of Figures and moving page number [closed]

I'm assembling my master's thesis in latex and I'm currently having trouble with spacing in my List of Figures. Currently, if there is an entry that extends more than one line, it is double spaced and ...
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New line instead of word-breaking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent hyphenation and use line break in block of text When some word at the end of sentence does not fit in the line - I would like it to be moved to the new line, and ...
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Poor leading in titles

Here's an example of terrible (and non-constant) leading in titles that is causing me trouble: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text,Numbers=...
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The gap between two double-spaced footnotes is too large. How can I fix

I have to have footnotes double-spaced, but if I use \begin{doublespace} and \end{doublespace} within footnotes, then the gap between two footnotes becomes too wide. Could anybody fix it? \...
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leading package and vertical space between footnotes

I'm using Will Robertson's leading package to set the leading in my documents. It usually works fine, but it seems to cause trouble with the vertical space between footnotes.* Consider the following ...
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How to set a small linespace even with a very big letter in the text

I use a font (Aquiline), that has only a few characters, most notably the letter "A", which are quite huge in height. I use LuaLaTex with the fontspec package. So if I use this font and a capital A ...
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How to double space the \thanks footnote?

The journal I intend to submit my paper to requires all the text, including footnotes and acknowledgments, be double spaced. I use the setspace package and put \doublespacing and \renewcommand{\...
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linespacing without packages

I want to be sure that I understood this command as it was meant: the `\linespread` command offers just two values: 1.6 (two blank lines) and 1.3 (1 1/2 blank lines) set in the preamble, it affects ...