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Remove whitespace above section title with image formatted with leftmargin

I am trying to remove the whitespace above a title that is formatted with leftmargin and that also has an image as part of it. The problem is very similar to this question, but the solution there does ...
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1answer
53 views

Vertical spacing between sections

I would like to know how I can define the vertical space between: a previous section and the new section title; the new section title and the following text. Now it looks like both space measure ...
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1answer
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Moderncv: Extra vertical space after cvitem

Extra vertical space is produced after \cvitem and before the next \section. Is there a better way to fix this than to use \vspace*{-6mm}? The problem is shown below, between the "Skills" and ...
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package quotchap vertical space before \chapter*

I use the package quotchap it is very nice. But for the star chapters, if I use quotation, there is no space between quotation and the title of the chapter. I tried, but witout any success, to add ...
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Section headings overflow gutter

How can I prevent the title from overflowing the gutter? It seems to only overflow by the amount of space introduced by the numbered part of the title. We are using this style: ...
3
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1answer
138 views

How can I customise the table of contents?

I am new to LaTeX, please I need you help. I am writing my thesis and I face problem with table of content, I want to remove the space between the first part of my table of content which is AUTHOR'S ...
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Too much space in the section

My problem is the next, I have too much space to finish a \section and start the other section the code is: ...ropagaci\'on, as\'i solamente la luz que sea paralela al eje de polarizaci\'on ...
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Titlesec problem, defining space before section with \titlespacing

I am using the article document class and have trouble with the \titlespacing command of the titlesec package (explicit). I want to have more space before the \section. MWE: ...
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How to change spacing before subsections?

I can't seem to remove the space that appears before my subsections. I know this is discussed in other posted by it's not working for me for some reason. Any help appreciated. ...
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76 views

Remove space below section in memoir

I'm growing tired of the extra space below \section and \subsection in the memoir class - it's way too big. How can I remove it - like one use \vspace{-20pt}$. This must be done for all \section and ...
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Strange behavior of subsubsection

I create a questionnaire (Question-Answer). For this purpose I use the pdfcolparallel package. When I type \subsubsection in the first column, a strange vertical line appears before subsubsection and ...
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titleformat deviation from specified vertical space

I have specified using titleformat (titlesec) the distances around different headings. This works fine, however sometimes, LaTeX deviates from the specified spaces, presumably to better fill up the ...
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How to have a wrapfigure not always be below section heading

I have noticed that wrapfigs always place themselves under a section heading, with quite a bit of white space. This often leads to my wrapfig captions being below the bottom margin and the white space ...
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1answer
76 views

Questions about chapter section and their formation

Hello, everyone, I want to arrange the chapter and section as the picture shown and The font should be Times New Roman, 12 point, could anyone give me some tips.
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Q: How to globally add space before subsubsection* headings in Lyx?

How do I set the document to add extra space above each subsubsection*? Does one redefine the subsection command in the preamble, like the following? Formatting section titles I am using KOMA ...
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1answer
105 views

Alignment of Part and Chapter headings text

Following this question of mine, I try to make the start of part and chapter title headings "vertically parallel" (right term?). Example of what I get: ("." not visible only to show space ...
3
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1answer
87 views

Margin of Titles

I'm learning LaTeX and there is a problem i encountered: On the top of a new page a huge margin appears, though I declared a top margin of 2 cm. How can I fix this?
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1answer
191 views

Adjusting spacing on chapter heading for all sections of a thesis

My university recently changed the formatting standards for thesis/dissertations, and I'm working with a LaTeX style file that has been hacked on by several others. It more or less works, but every ...
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1answer
136 views

Defining the space between section number and section title

I am trying to define the spacing between the section name and section title in latex to get something like this . How can I do it? Also how can I define the margin and all at the first page to get ...
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Rubber lengths in multicol

I get so much grief from the multicol package regarding rubber lengths. If I set a length such as: \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{3ex}{1ex plus 1ex minus 1ex} multicol goes ahead and stretches it ...
5
votes
1answer
148 views

Decreasing space between subsubsections

I use the LNCS document style for a paper. However, I find the spacing between subsubsections (ca 2 lines) very generous and would like to decrease it. How can I do this? (Note: I am not required to ...
3
votes
1answer
75 views

Make \vspace appear below empty \subparagraph

I was doing some homework in LaTeX, and I wanted to put some blank space below a subparagraph heading so that I could draw a diagram in after printing it out. For the subparagraphs where I had content ...
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votes
1answer
370 views

Using the parskip package, I find the space between subtitles ugly

I recently started using the parskip package. However, I find the space between the ending of text and the next subtitle too small. Similarly, I find the space between the Subtitle and the subsubtitle ...
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1answer
51 views

Change Sectional Skip Conditioned on Text Existing or not Before Sectional Division

I have a simple document layout with a main heading for the title, and the possibility of starting the first sectional unit (with a standard \section command) right after the title -- meaning, with no ...
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1answer
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Too much spacing between subsection and custom itemize

I have a resume I created using resume.cls. I have a custom nitemize environment in order to remove separation between items within the document itself. In the document, under one of my internships, I ...
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1answer
521 views

KOMA-Script scrbook: How to change V-space between chapter prefix and title

My university has style requirements for my dissertation that seem to be tailored to users of MS Word and the like. In particular, the formatting of section headers differs only by use of ...
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ToC page numbering occasionally wrong after using vspace [closed]

I'm writing my dissertation and have a few sections that are small, less than a page, each with a figure. I'm letting the figures float to the next section to keep them from being on a page by ...
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149 views

Spacing after Section

I have some subsubsection-titles that break the line and some that don't. The spacing after the title is different for those two cases. I am currently using so many packages and stuff (titlsec is one ...
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votes
1answer
118 views

What template has the least “wasted” space for headings, sections, etc

Does anyone have suggestions for a document template that doesn't look terrible but is the most economical with regard to space used up for headings, sections, titles, and so forth? The AMS article ...
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1answer
171 views

Different spacing between section number and its caption TOC

I want to use two different spacing between section number and its caption in the Table of Contents (TOC) I already have tried the solutions: TOC Text - numbers alignment Adjusting spaces for the ...
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0answers
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Vertical space between 2 subsequent headers (of chapters, sections, etc) [closed]

I'm writing a LaTeX class for my bachelor's thesis. My university's standard says that there should be a space after headers: 2cm if there's text after the header 1.3cm if there's another header ...
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votes
1answer
151 views

How to change horizontal spacing before section number

How do i change the small horizontal spacing that is present before a section number? I have used the command \titlespacing from package titlesec to set the left spacing to 0, but it is still ...
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How to reduce space between heading (e.g. “List of figures”) and contents in thesis [closed]

I have trouble reducing the space between the the title like LIST OF FIGURES, TABLE OF CONTENTS, etc., and the list body body in my thesis. I had the same problems with chapter headings, which I fixed ...
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1answer
164 views

Same vertical spacing for chapter and chapter*

I use \chapter*{} in the \frontmatter and \chapter{} in the \mainmatter. I use titlesec and the styling of the chapter headings is this: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,openany,oneside]{book} ... ...
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votes
1answer
656 views

Decrease space before and after chapter in fncychap

I would like to decrease the space before and after the chapter name due to space constraints. I am using the fncychap. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} ...
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votes
1answer
399 views

Spacing below section title

The document class acm_proc_article-sp seems to be incompatible with the package titlesec. At least I can not load it. It fails with (/usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/titlesec/titlesec.sty ! ...
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2answers
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Spacing before and after section titles

I know this subject has been mentioned before, but I'm still having a problem in creating a space under a section title. I used the titlesec package and then tried using the command ...
1
vote
1answer
269 views

Question on top margin in chapter page

In my LaTeX template, there is a page contained the chapter part that is too far from top of the page like the following: My LaTeX file uses amsbook: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{amsbook}. This ...
0
votes
1answer
321 views

Strict \titlespacing without glue

Problem Description TeX seems to adjust the vertical space in a 2-column document, even though I have specified that no stretching or shrinking is to occur using \titlespacing. A short visualization ...
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votes
1answer
697 views

\titlespacing* defaults using the compact option

Using the titlesec package with the compact option, what are the \titlespacing* defaults (for \section, \subsection, etc.) for the article document class? (I have the standard defaults from the ...
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vote
1answer
76 views

retain space before \section heading in Memoir class at top of page

I am using xelatex and the Memoir class. By default, the empty vertical space before the section heading does not show after a pagebreak. How do I modify it if I want it to show instead, even if it ...
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vote
1answer
150 views

Use headings in letters / vertical space

I need to use headings in a letter, more precisely in documentclass dinbrief. Knowing that LaTeX does not support section or subsection commands in this document class I use the following workaround: ...
18
votes
1answer
707 views

Different vertical spacing (parskip) between concurrent section titles and paragraphs

I'm trying to remove the spacing between section headings, but maintain the paragraph to section heading spacing. Even though I set titlespacing before and after to *0, there is still spacing - quite ...
5
votes
1answer
205 views

Margin note beside heading

I would like to insert a hyperlink or two for each heading and I would like to have them inserted into the margin such that they are aligned with the header. I was hoping to create a command which ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to reduce the space before & after \section and \subsection [duplicate]

How to reduce the space before and after titles specified by \section and \subsection \subsection \section
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votes
1answer
318 views

nomenclature page formatting

I have a list of symbols generated throught the nomencl package. It works fine. The only problem I have is: How can I redefine the margins for the page? by default it is using the margins for ...
4
votes
1answer
142 views

Is it possible to have a variable chapter header spacing?

I've noticed in my document class that when I have really long chapter titles, the title can end up mixing in with the first line of text on the page. My default spacing is 50pt. If I set it higher, ...
1
vote
1answer
87 views

Spacing problem at chapter end

For most of the chapters in my document, LaTeX lays out the text wonderfully. The text goes right down to the page number. However, for a few of the chapters, I have the problem pictured above. ...
7
votes
3answers
902 views

How can I make \titlespacing not omit the top spacing?

In a multicols*{2} environment for 12pt linehight text, I use \titlespacing*{\subsection}{0pt}{12pt}{12pt} To create exactly 12pt of space before and after subsections. Together with a line height ...
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votes
1answer
441 views

Translating custom \section format to titlesec

I have some custom \section formatting with a horizontal rule, and I'm trying to DRY out my code by using titlesec to define default formatting options. But I can't exactly reproduce what happens when ...