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

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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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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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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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How to change the line spacing in my list of figures?

I am using the book documentclass and have a list of figures. After much trouble I noticed that there is a blank line to separate figures that are in different chapters, but not if they are within the ...
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Bit of the document separated by horizontal lines

Here's an example of what I want to do: I was wondering how does one separate a bit of text with horisontal lines neatly like that (keeping the numeration would be nice too)? Article environment is ...
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Preventing line break in figure caption

I have the following figure with the corresponding caption: As you can see the caption inappropriately breaks the line, which I want to avoid. Optimally without simply reducing the font size of the ...
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line spacing broken by \begin{english}

I am trying to produce an A4 page for our doors. I have used LuaLaTeX. In the spirit of exploration, I tried to use \begin{czech} and \begin{english} from polyglossia package. The MWE is this: ...
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Using footnotesize in text

I am writing a paper in which I am using footnotesize for remarks in the main text (not in footnotes). The problem is that the baselineskip starts out small, but becomes larger if the remark has a ...
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How to change formatting of table of contents?

I am using isuthesis package for writing my thesis. http://www.github.com/srvanderplas/Dissertation/blob/master/isuthesis.cls I want my table of contents to have font size 14 and one and half line ...
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spacing - Fixed vertical spacing for page titles?

I'm using LaTeX to typeset my homework solutions for one of my math classes, and I always have a title at the top of my assignments that has my name, the date, the course/homework/ info, page number, ...
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different line space for thesis

I am writing my thesis using KOMA-script in LyX. I have followed the guide from this link http://fkurth.de/uwest/LyX/ThesisTemplate/Diss-Template.zip However, I have a issue related to the line ...
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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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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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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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Latex commands for a specific page format [closed]

I am writing a report for which my University has given the following guidelines (Clearly, it was intended for use with Microsoft Windows). Project reports should be typed only on one side of the ...
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Baselineskip ignored in Beamer footline [duplicate]

I am using the following to define the footline element of my Beamer presentation: \setbeamerfont{footline}{size=\large} \defbeamertemplate*{footline}{Institute} %the fontsize changes the size of ...
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How to obtain “tight” lists with nonzero parskip in memoir

This: \documentclass{memoir} \nonzeroparskip \tightlists % \usepackage{enumitem} % \setlist{nosep} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, ...
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Increase spacing between equations

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} \text{Concentration of unknown sample solution} &= \frac{303 - 0.00227}{0.215} \\ &= ...
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Single spaced footnotes with bigfoot?

Can I make footnotes single spaced with bigfoot? According to this answer, setspace shouldn't affect footnotes -- which is true, as long as I don't use bigfoot. MNWE (modified version of this): ...
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How to reduce line spacing within footnotes?

As you can see in the picture (red lines), spaces within footnotes is present. I've tried to use those two commands: \setlength{\footnotesep}{1pt} % space between footnotes ...
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How can I decrease distance between equations?

I have this code and I want to decrease the vertical distance between equations? Can anyone help me? \begin{equation}\label{20} P_{\ell}^k\geq -P_\ell^{\max}\cdot Z_\ell^k~~\forall ...
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fnlineno footnote line spacing

Does anybody know how to keep footnote line spacing while using fnlineno package?
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spacing between the items of a tasks list

I thought I managed to solve this by tweaking the 'after-item-skip', 'after-skip' &Co settings of the tasks package but I ran into some unexpected issues with page breaks when the number of tasks ...
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Blank space between paragraphs

I am trying to learn how to use Texmaker (just for the record, I don't know a single thing about programming or Latex) and I am having some difficulty to create space between paragraphs or between ...
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Line spacing within an item in a list created with tasks package

This is about using the tasks package. I was looking for an option (like in the commented line in the MWE below) to tweak the spacing between the lines inside an item (a task item). I couldn't find ...
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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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Line spacing for blockquotes in csquotes

I would like to have a single line spacing for my blockquotes set with csquotes. After the blockquote I would like to switch back to the normal spacing I set with the setspace package. I tried the ...
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Double Spacing for text but single spacing for everything else

I was typesetting my report when I encounter the problem about spacing between texts. The requirement for my report is double spacing. However, when I use \setstretch{2.0}, the whole document became ...
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Enumerate margin and linespread

How do I go about defining an enumerate environment (using the enumitem package) (or possibly another environment?) such that the distance from the left side of the text to the LABEL is, say, 5 cm. ...
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Set list of content and other lists single spaced

Like recommend in the KOMA-Script documentation on p 40, I want to set the spacing for all lists and my title page single spaced although I have onehalf spaced text. Now the second page of every list ...
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Double spacing when using classicthesis.sty

The answer provided in this question does not work with classicthesis: Double line spacing Specifically, using setspace and \doublespacing does not work. Using \linespread does but this introduces ...
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How to increase the space between text and a table?

Here is my code: Volume of the hall V = 1500 $m^3$ \\ \noindent \begin{tabular}{| c | c | c |} \hline \textit{Surface} & \textit{Area ($m^2)$} & \textit{Coefficient of absorption}\\ \hline ...
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Adjusting the footnote layout for critical edition

I am working on a critical edition of ancient Greek poems and I am using the verse environment of LaTeX. I need two basic footnotes and I am currently using manyfoot. I have defined another line ...
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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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set row separation (vertical spacing) of enumerated list in multicol environment

I'd like to be able to control the spacing between rows of an enumerated list within a multicol environment, ideally only requiring a single argument at the beginning of the multicol environment. ...
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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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Drawing a background grid based on \linespread value

I’m trying to help a friend set an Arabic book in LaTeX and I’m facing this very same uneven line spacing issue (except that the book is completely in Arabic). Now I’m trying to find the \linespread ...
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Double-spacing in text but not footnotes in memoir class while using arabxetex

The memoir class's \DoubleSpacing command without an asterisk (*) is supposed to double-space the text but not the footnotes or float text. However, when the arabxetex package has been loaded, this ...
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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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How can I reduce the line spacing in a listing?

I have some listings in my beamer presentation. Sometimes, the last line of the code I want to explain doesn't fit on the slide. I've already configured the font size to scale .7: ...
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Spurious Vertical Space Introduced by multicols (Additional Case)

This seems to be a duplicate of Spurious [?] vertical space introduced by multicols, but the solution from there does not seen to work for me. Basically I want the case of using multicols to not ...
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KOMA - Set documentclass font to 9.5pt

I am using scrbook as documentclass and would like to setup the default font of the whole document to 9.5pt. Just like you do with 9pt, 10pt, ... : \documentclass[fontsize=9.5pt, DIV=calc]{scrbook} ...
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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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Name and Title on separate lines in Modern CV

Basically I want to have the Name and Title sections in Modern CV on separate lines and not have the "|" separator. I figured out that to get rid of the separator I can just remove it in the ...
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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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Different line spacing in textmode and mathmode

At first I was using \linespread{2} but my research told me to use the package setspace. I did this and everything is fine however in align* environments, my equations get double spaced also which ...
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\vbox and vertical spacing between lines

When I put a text in a \vbox and \unvbox it, I have extra space between line. Why? See the MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \newbox\titi ...
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Double or one-half spacing

How do I double space just a portion of a document, and not the entire thing? How do I double space an entire document? What package should I use?
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Reduce line-spacing in ToC for certain sections in amsbook

Is it possible in LaTeX to reduce the line-spacing in the table of contents just for certain sections? Left is how it currently looks like, right is how I want it to look like: Thanks a lot! :-)
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Equal spacing between \begin environments, any text based environment and inline maths

I'm creating a document with a lot of \begin...\end environments, single lines of text with or without inline maths and long paragraphs with or without inline maths. The problem I'm having is that ...