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

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Default value of the space between rows in a tabular environment

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \vspace*{\fill} \begin{tabular}{l} \textbf{« Ah ! comme la ...
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Double vertical spacing : how to fix this?

Consider the following : \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} ...
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How much space is a line, vertically?

How much space is a line, vertically ? E.g. something like "1.5em" ?
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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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Too large line spacing with different font size (\tiny) in beamer

When using the \tiny font in slides created with the beamer package I find that the spacing between lines in a wrapped paragraph is too large. (This only happens when mixing fonts within one ...
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Weird line spacing of last paragraph in mini page - why?

I'm playing around with the titlepage package and have run into a formatting issue. Basically, I need to change the font size for some of the back title contents, and while this works for most of the ...
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Circle with legs - node anchors not enough [duplicate]

I need to draw a circle with n legs and one with n+2 legs. Usually I would connect to legs to the circle with the anchors. But north, north east, north west, etc... simple aren't enough. It looks ...
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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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Why exactly is \linespread{1.05} appropriate for Palatino?

Section 1.4 of l2tabu, Changing inter-line space using \baselinestretch, contains a remark about the Palatino font: [I]f you only want to use fonts other than Computer Modern you may use ...
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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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Set a minimum space above and below displayed math

NOTE: This question is specifically about adding vertical space that increases to compensate for tall symbols. Thus, it is not a duplicate of How can I change the whitespace above and below math ...
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How exactly is spacing in and around a multiline math environment determined?

I've tried reading various sources (in particular Tex By Topic; I don't have a copy of the TeXBook) and experimenting on my own, but I'm still unclear as to how exactly the line spacing in and around ...
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How to improve table of contents?

I want to improve my table of contents so that I have larger writing (but with different sizes for section, subsection etc..), better spacing between lines and to add 'page' above the numbers.., maybe ...
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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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Beamer: Line spacing in title

I have a long title for my beamer presentation and ue the \titlepage{} command. The title is automatically split over 4 lines. As I am using a tall font (arev), these lines are squashed together. I ...
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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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Change document-wide interletter, interword and interline spacing

According to the 2012 paper Extra-large letter spacing improves reading in dyslexia, some spacing adjustments could make reading easier for dyslexic people, namely Add 2.5pt to interletter space 3 ...
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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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Remove space in Emails

In a paper I need to remove spaces between two emails of an author with two affiliations. The code is below: \documentclass[10pt,twocolumn,letterpaper]{article} \begin{document} \title{Title} Author ...
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Less whitespace and no indent at the same time using enumerate

I would like to ask the following: I would like to use the theorem environment in my latex code. I also have some definitions and examples and I would like to let these environments look the same. ...
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space between lines \huge

I created a title page for my thesis. I used the code \huge for title. But, my title has words with accents. So, the space between first e second line is different than second and third line.
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tabu, booktabs and line spacing

The following MWE illustrates the problem \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{booktabs,tabu,blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{tabu} spread \linewidth {X} test\\\midrule Nunc quis urna dictum turpis ...
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Control line spacing of section headings

I use macro and titlesec package to create custom \section heading. \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{1em}{0.3em} \def ...
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Chapters with long descriptive titles

I have document which require me that chapter headings consist of two parts: (1) Chapter number (Chapter 1, Chapter One etc.) or any other text with similar function and (2) descriptive title below ...
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How to change spaces between items in Table of Contents

Is it possible to get it without using package titletoc? I'm using special chapter style which doesn't work with this package.
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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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Increase the spacing of rows in equations

I have a formula and I want to increase the space between the rows to make the reading easier. \begin{equation} \begin{flalign*} \epsilon \bm{\Xi}_n & = M_\epsilon(\bm{x}_{\epsilon,n-1} ) - ...
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keep alignment under enumerate

I would like to keep the indentation for my fraction that appears below my first item however i don't know how to align it if itself is not an item. source code: \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I change the default \\ spacing?

So, I have a definition which takes in data like this: ...{apple\\orange\\cat\\imperial green tea\\left-handed president}... In the document I get the following after compilation: apple orange ...
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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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Adjusting line-spacing in headline template

How can the line-spacing inside the headline-template be adjusted? Consider the following code, if it is used inside a normal frame I can control the line-spacing by modifying the baselineskip in ...
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tcolorbox spacing with \center environment and \centering switch

In LaTeX, the way \begin{center}....\end{center} spaces the tcolorbox is different from how \centering does it. The center environment, provides enough space but the vertical spacing done with ...
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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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Best practice of spacing [closed]

What would be the best configuration of spacing of elements (lines, paragraphs, section titles, lists, list items, ...) in document (such as official report, thesis)? The criteria are: Perception ...
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\setstretch command does not work

In the following example when I typeset, \setstretch does not work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{setspace}‎ \begin{document} bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla ...
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Specify vertical space between outlines (enumerate) levels

I'm using the outlines package, and I'm curious to know how to modify the vertical spacing between entries/items in the outline. I'm happy with using \onehalfspacing for the vertical spacing between ...
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How to get Itemize not to skip the first line

I have something like this in my cv template, I have tried to explain what the problem is below. \NewEntry{2000}{blah} \Description{\MarginText{blah} \begin{itemize} \item With itemize \item It ...
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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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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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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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Lines are not equally spaced in XeLaTeX

I've just move from LaTeX to XeLaTeX, and when I first use it, I found this abnormality : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th_TH" \XeTeXlinebreakskip = ...
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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 spacing does not work

I cannot generate double spacing. I tried the following, but without success: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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The \pbox makes the text crowded

The result is as follows: you will see it is too crowded. And the MWE is: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{fontspec,amsmath} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{pbox} % For multiletter ...
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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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Prevent LaTeX from Preventing Hyphenation

So I know that a common technique in typography to avoid hyphens at a line break is to adjust the spacing of words and letters slightly. I was not aware of LaTeX doing this until today, but now it is ...
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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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Broken line between line numbers and code in lstinputlisting with setstretch<1

If I use \setspace{0.8} to tighten up my listings* I get a broken line between the line numbers and the code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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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 ...