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

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Create vertical line by calculating length of a text

Line 1: "Someeeeeeeee Textttttttttttt" (custom font is used, italics,font size say 24) vspace(10mm) Line 2: "Someeee Textttt" This should be centered below line one wrt to text above. vspace(10mm) ...
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how can we set some line spce at 2 and other at 1.5

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[left=1.5 in,right=0.5 in,bottom=1 in,top=1 in]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \linespread{1.5} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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The diagonal line in the matrix

please tell me how you can draw this matrix?
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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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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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too big distance between the lines in a table with Arabic letters

I use the package semtrans in order to print Arabic letters in a Table in my document. My problem is that line spacing between two lines of Arabic letters (probably because of the used font) in the ...
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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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tufte-latex: MinionPro linespacing

I would like to use MinionPro with the tufte-latex document class. However I do not know much about typography. I seems that MinionPro is smaller than the default Palatino for which tufte-latex was ...
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Custom spacing of figure

I'd like to custom place a figure beside some text. I tried two approaches. First, I placed the text with tabbings in one minipage and the figure in a second minipage...and both minipages into a ...
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Obtaining only minimal line wrapping in thin columns of a custom tcolorbox

This answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/170767/69378 is (to me) an incredibly useful and versatile tcolorbox. This answer has satisfied my page design for almost a year now, but I am curious to ...
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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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Starting text at newline after title of subsection

I am typing my document in amsart class. I created a subsection with small title, and then wrote the paragraph of the subsection: \subsection*{Examples} Consider a group of order 8..... In the ...
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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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Line Break in Equation with Text

I would like to include an equation, which mostly consists of text elements, however I am having trouble with aligning the last argument which spreads over two lines in order for the equation to still ...
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parskip (or line spacing) for conversations

I post the example here to illustrate what i want. \documentclass{article} \setlength\parindent{0pt} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \section*{default} \setlength{\parskip}{10pt} This is the ...
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Double spacing, not in titles [duplicate]

I aim to write paragraphs with double spaces lines, so I decided to use the setspace package : \usepackage{setspace} \doublespacing But the result is that even in titles, figures, nearly ...
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Line spacing without using setpace - change line spacing for a single page

I have a problem. I want all texts to have 1.5 linespacing, so I use \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5}. The problem is that in one page (don't ask me why) the spacing has to be 1.0. If I use ...
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More space between the lines in cases

I'm using the cases environment in one of my formulas. Each case is a fraction so I'm using \displaystyle to let them appear bigger. However, the result looks quite ugly because there is no space ...
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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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Changing spacing for \thanks generates empty line

In a double-spaced article, I'm trying to keep the \thanks note single-spaced. I use this topic to change the spacing of \thanks back to single-spacing. This works, but it also generates an empty line ...
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Different line space for the same document

In my thesis I use \linespread{1.3} to set 1.5 line space for the entire document. However, as the following screenshot shows, the two paragraphs have different line space. Is this because of the ...
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Is there something between singlespace and onehalfspace?

Is there anything between singlespace and onehalfspace. The reason is that, when I use singlespace it seems to be very compact while onehalfspace puts more space between lines than I would like it to. ...
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Control space between lines

I have need to control line spaces in the certification page that has following format: Line 1.1 Line 1.2 Line 2.1 Line 2.2 ... Line n.1 Line n.2 (These are short lines.) I need to single space ...
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Auto-indent the second line of a paragraph

When working with numbered lists with long content, I get outputs like this: However, I would like to produce an output like where "z" and "planes" are aligned with the word "Giving". Using ...
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Changing linespacing in Chinese

I am going to write a document containing Chinese and English words. However, the linespaces for the two different language are not the same. Now, I take "Temporarily increase line spacing" as the ...
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Unwanted different line spacing

I'm using Awesome-CV template, and I keep having different spacing for exactly the same thing. One line says Educaction and the other says Experience. Everything else is the same, but the first one ...
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Spacing after \vtop

There is insufficient spacing between the lines in the MWE, made using an \hbox filled with two \vtop boxes. \parindent=0pt \newdimen\linewidth \linewidth=4in \newdimen\colsep \colsep=1em ...
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Change fontsize of an array within an align environment

I am trying to label several lines at once in a very long equation. From this question I have come up with the following minimal example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} ...
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Need help to change vertical spacing and margin in my messy document

Over time I have added a number of commands at the beginning of my document and I am getting lost and I now fail to simply modify vertical spacing and margin. Current Document Here are my packages ...
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Use single or compact spacing in side notes

I have a document that by default uses double spacing. This is fine for the main text, but side notes use lots of space. How can I disable double spacing for margin side notes? ...
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Single-space chapter titles with double-spaced document

I am typesetting a thesis using the book class and need the chapter titles to be single-spaced while the main text must be double-spaced. Inserting \singlespacing before the text in the definition ...
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Double-spaced paragraphs, single-spaced headers

I am using the "setspace" package to format my document with double spacing (requirement for an assignment). One of my section headers takes up two lines, though, and these section headers look better ...
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How to set font, line spacing and header/footer margins?

I need to write some text for my university and I figured I should use LaTeX to get familiar with the system. I've read some basic tutorials etc, but they didn't help me with the following: There are ...
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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 to draw a vertical line for separating specific section and content?

While editing my resume, I wanted to place vertical line to separate the section part with the content for the section. Photo attached for clarification. Like this, edited in a sketch app. ...
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Color-box behind inline text / inline math without vertical space

I'd like to provide a ‘background-colour’ for spans of code or math inline with text, in the same way that CSS allows. I've tried to do this with \colorbox, but unfortunately, that seems to add ...
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hline length under title in section

In my Latex document, I decided to draw a line under each section as follows: \titleformat{\section}{\large\scshape\raggedright}{}{0em}{}[{\color{coolblack}\titlerule[0.8pt]}] Moreover, at the ...
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How to have different line spacing for user-created and automatic line breaks

I use sharelatex Academic CV template and have spent hours but failed to find how to do this. I have a block of text without any user-created line breaks but that span multiple lines and so has ...
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Moderncv line spacing variation in different sections

I'm updating my résumé using moderncv casual, and I'm encountering a weird phenomenon: The line spacing, and font size of the description in "Master Thesis" are different than in "Experience". ...
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change font and font sizes for section and paragraph

I am migrating my organisation's documentation system to LaTeX. Parameters defined: Heading Font: Futura Bold Heading Colour: RGB{x,y,z} Font Size: 18pt, 15pt Body Font: Futura Book Font Size: 12pt ...
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One font by default a bit smaller using fontspec

I have to typeset a few Hebrew words in a document, and for this I use xelatex with polyglossia and fontspec (MWE at the bottom). The problem is that this font has a larger x-height than the font I ...
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Uneven line spacing in two columns under a table [closed]

There are quite a few questions already answered on similar topics but I couldn't find an exact scenario such as mine. I have a table on a two-column page. The table is large so when it is placed on ...
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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in table

I would like to change the font size of a parragraph in a table cell. If I do not put \par at the end of the parragraph it does not do the correct line spacing. However, if I put it, I get an anoying ...
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Is using \\[.5 \baselineskip] bad practice?

I've developed the habit of using \\[.5\baselineskip] to indicate that a part of a bigger argument ended in that line. I found this quite helpful to structure bigger arguments. By now, I start ...
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the Space of fraction and equation looks strange

the LaTeX code is: $Z_c$ : $$ \begin{equation} \tag{3} Z_c=\sqrt{\frac{R_0+jωL_0}{G_0+jωC_0}} \end{equation} $$$$ \begin{equation} \tag{4} I^+=\dfrac{U^+}{Z_c} \quad I^-=\dfrac{U^-}{Z_c} ...
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latex \fontsize{12}{18} equals to MS Word 12pt and its linespace 1.5?

I use \fontsize{12}{18} in latex for 12pt and its linespace 1.5 in MS Word. But I think not equals. Why? And what is correct option in \fontsize{?}{?} ?
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Change text height and pragraph indent in text block

I am trying to create a title page for my thesis. I did this code with the help of friends on this site. Now I have a new problem. In my code I want to change the text height and line spacing in only ...
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change line spacing/spanning in table within multirow

I usually use \begin{spacing}{x} to change the line spacing in the text, however, it does not work in the header of longtable, is there any solution? Another question is that, I use |m{16pt} @array ...
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Tabu table with different row-spacing between one-line and multi-line rows [duplicate]

during my work with Latex I encountered a problem with my tables. As you can see in the following MWE, theses tables sometimes have rows witch contain cells with multiple lines. Those rows have less ...
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Uneven Line Spacing for Arabic Text using xelatex + memoir + plyglossia

This is my first LaTeX Project. I am using XelaTeX to compile the tex file. I am having an issue with Even Line Spacing in my arabic document. The baseline grid is fine on the first page but the text ...