{setspace} is a package providing support for setting the spacing between lines in a document, e.g. allowing double-spacing.

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Double line spacing

I would like to typeset a draft of my document with double linespacing so that my collaborators have space to write in their edits (with a pen). How do I do it?
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What does 'double spacing' mean?

I think I know the meanings of \baselineskip, \lineskip and \lineskiplimit in TeX, I also know \baselineskip, \baselinestretch, \linespread and the second argument of \fontsize in LaTeX. However, I ...
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How do I ask LaTeX to exactly fill up a page?

I understand that I can control interline spacing in LaTeX in a number of ways. The commands like \baselineskip, \baselinestretch, \linespread come in handy in controlling the interline spacing. Each ...
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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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Reduce the space between a quotation and a title

When I use the quotation environment at the start of a section I get too much space between the title and the start of the quotation. How to modify spacing around quotation environment? has ways to ...
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Why does doublespacing using setspace have errors when used in a minimal documentclass?

Just curious why \doublespacing seems broken in a minimal document. It works ok when the documentclass is set to article. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{setspace} \doublespacing \begin{...
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Wrong spacing before theorem environment (amsthm)

I am using the amsthm package to have environment. I also use \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} to have 1.5 line spacing. However, when I use the the theorem environment, the spacing before is ...
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Number of lines in double spacing (compared to Word)

I am a newbie to LaTeX. I noticed that my document is almost a page longer in Word compared to LaTeX. (~7.25 in latex, ~8.25 in Word). This seems to be because my Word document has 23 lines per page, ...
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Using setspace package breaks footnotes link

The following code created a footnote, the problem is that in the produced pdf file clicking footnote reference 1 doesn't jump to footnote definition1 in bottom of the page, instead, it jumps to the ...
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Parentheses size around matrix

I would like to get 1:n matrix with \left, \right size parentheses. Default size looks not so good. Now I have $\begin{pmatrix} f_0 & \ldots & f_L \end{pmatrix}^T$ The view I get I can ...
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Finely control line spacing when already using the setspace package?

I'm using setspace to double-space an article (as it's widely known, this package behaves more intelligently than \linespread, Double line spacing alread covers the details). \usepackage{setspace} \...
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How to doublespace a table using setspace?

I have used setspace with \spacing{1.9} to meet publisher specifications of "3 lines per inch or 12 lines per 10 cm", but it does not affect tables, although the publisher has requested that the ...
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Change line spacing for footnote text only

I have to format a document to this finicky standard: "The entire document cannot exceed 25 double-spaced pages, including all supplementary material, and must be in Times New Roman, 11 point, font. ...
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Line spacing inside quote environment

I use the setspace package to set double spacing throughout the document. It also sets double spacing inside the quote environment. But, I want one half space inside the quote environment. How can ...
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How to (automatically) determine a visually appealing line spread?

I'm writing a "larger" document with a lot of mathematics. Occasionally, I use a notation like p \xrightarrow{\mathcal A^X} q which produces tall lines. LaTeX increases the line spread for those ...
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amsart, setspace, and footnotes

When I use the setspace package in an amsart document, the indentation of footnotes is messed up; the first-line indent is lost, with everything pushed to the left. Sample document: \documentclass{...
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Change line spacing for normal text, but not in tabular or verse

\usepackage{setspace} \doublespacing I used above two lines to change the spacing in my document. This changes the spacing of the entire document. My requirement is to change the line spacing in ...
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Problem changing spacing for equation environment

My document needs a line spacing of 1.5, if I set this line spacing using the setspace's \onehalfspacing command, or using \linespread{1.5}, the equation environment is also affected. The effect of ...
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Hyperlink from footnote mark to footnote body

When I click on a footnote mark in the PDF, it doesn't take me to the body of the footnote, but rather to the first page of the document. I've heeded the advice at Why are all of my footnotes ...
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Double spacing in body but not two-column footnotes with eledmac package

With two-column footnotes using eledmac (based on this question), line spacing via setspace is applied to footnotes as well. How can I preserve single spacing in these two-column footnotes? \...
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Different line spacing in text and footnotes when using \usepackage[para]{footmisc}

Hope this hasn't already been addressed: I would like my linespacing in the footnotes to be small whilst having double or more linespace in the text. I've been using \usepackage[doublespacing]{...
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How to doublespace a sidewaystable using setspace?

As a follow-up to a previous question, How to doublespace a table using setspace?, I found that the solution is not compatible with the sidewaystable environment defined in the rotating package. I ...
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Draft footnote changes position

I use the prelim2e package to mark a document as a draft. This package puts a draft line below the normal footer that contains for example Preliminary version – May 15, 2012. Usually this draft line ...