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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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spacing in the table's minipage

In my thesis I have a lot of tables and some of them have a minipage for notes. For all thesis I'm using 1.5 in spacing. For this I'm using \linespread{1.5}. But I don't want the same spacing for ...
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Fix line spacing with the hieroglf package

I'm using the hieroglf package to display hieroglyphic characters. I need to display some of these characters in the same lines as regular text. The problem is that the hieroglf fonts seem to need ...
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how to make a line between two rows in table? (when no space between strings)

I use longtabu package to build table, when I use \\ to separate every line, it is ok, see below \begin{center} \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {|X[1 , p ] |X[1 , p ] | X[2 , p ]| X[2 , p ]|X[1 , p ...
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How to remove default line spacing

I have a weird 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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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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How to reduce spacing between titles of chapters?

I want to reduce spacing between titles of chapters. What changing should I do in the following example? \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[dvipdfm]{graphicx} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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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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Fix the value of the vertical space before/after \Large

Is there any way to fix the value of the vertical space before and after {\Large ...} to be 1.0em? Sometimes I use {\Large ...} just after or before a theorem and the theorem spacing requirements seem ...
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How to make the line spacing of different sections in one chapter?

I have a chapter in my report that has many sections. For some reason, I would like to make the line spacing for some section equal 1 and 1.5 for some others. So for example I have a chapter called ...
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List of listing (using tcblistof) vertical spacing, group by chapter

I'm currently trying to set the vertical spacing within \tcblistof command. The template which causes my problems can be found here: https://github.com/ManuelRauber/LaTeX-Template At first here are ...
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How can I space the lines in the whole document? [duplicate]

How can I space the lines in the whole document ?
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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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Spacing after first line with titlesec using runin option in titleformat

I'm using the titlesec package to format my (sub)section titles. I'd like to use the runin option in \titleformat to place my subsections titles within the first paragraph of each subsection. However, ...
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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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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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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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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 ...