{spacing} is about both horizontal and vertical white space, e.g. space between letters or words, or space between paragraphs. For adjusting the space between the lines of a document, use {line-spacing} or -- if your question is specifically about the package of the same name -- {setspace}.

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Ragged2e preventing proper hyphenation of long chemical names

In my thesis I use chemical names containing dashes and numbers in section titles. Additionally, each compound is numbered by using the \cmpd{} command from chemnum-package. To prevent the label from ...
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Excessive spacing between lines in definition

I have a definition in which there is some mathematical text being used. The spacing between the lines is proving to be too much for my liking and my editor also lists this as a badbox. The LaTeX code ...
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Odd (?) spacing for mapping notation

I recently wrote up an answer on MSE that involved the mapping f\colon\mathbb{R^+}\to\mathbb{R^+}; the output looked a little different to me, and thus I thought it could have something to do with ...
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\hbox overflow, Friggeri fancy CV

I'm VERY new to latex so the searches I have done have lead to zero progress in solving my problem. I've been playing around with the entrylist parameters on the .cls file to no avail. My essential ...
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Abbreviation list align left with space between

Hi, Here is a sample code of my problem: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[labelfont=bf]{caption} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{loT}{ short = IoT , long = ...
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Is there a way to decrease the row separation in arrays?

I would like all the arrays I generate in a document, using the normal array environment, to have slightly smaller distance between rows, but the same column separation. Is there a simple way to do ...
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Spacing issue with defined character [duplicate]

I needed a character that looks like a d with a bar through it, so I found this snippet of code. \newcommand{\dbar}{{\mathchar'26\mkern-12mu d}} This creates the right character, but it doesn't ...
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Longtable spacing

I am using longtable and I cannot find a way to adjust its column spacing. I want a table like this: But I am getting this: This is what I am doing for defining table size: ...
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How to give vertical space for a multiline title? [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,numbers=noenddot]{scrartcl} \usepackage{titling} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \title{Validation of Numerical Simulation of Fender Tests\par} \begin{document} \begin{titlepage} ...
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Default font letter spacing

I have a slight issue while writing my thesis. The examination office of my university allows no more than 20 pages of text (and they are very strict about that). They normally also require you to ...
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Tweaking theorem style last parameter traps?

When I modified the \newtheoremstyle last parameter to get a list for a listoftheorems new command I want to define later, I got some unpleasant side effects I want to get rid of. First unwanted side ...
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How to fix the space between “Figure” and “5” in “Figure 5:” in figure caption?

I use this solution to get captions for my figures at the side, which works really fine. But sometimes, if the word behind "Figure xyz:" is too long for the line, I get something like this: How can ...
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Spacing in complicated equations

I have some longer term where some of the factors have a functional dependence in parentheses. When I just write this out, the parentheses are closer to the next symbol than to the symbol that they ...
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Very much gap between two sections in some chapters

I am writing my thesis of \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report} In some of the sections of the chapters I find too much of space between the end of one section and the beginning of another . ...
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spacing between list and equation

my code is \item Discuss to what extent the cable length affects the peak voltage at node C. \end{enumerate} \begin{center} \begin{align*} H(t) = 0 \ for\ t < 0 \\ H(t) = 1 \ for\ t \geq 0 ...
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Forcing minimum height for tabularx row

I have a tabularx table using multirow and with all columns vertically centered. Here's the table: \usepackage{multirow,tabularx} \newcolumntype{C}[1]{>{\centering\arraybackslash}m{#1}} ...
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How to set the 1.5 spacing on puthesis documentclass?

can someone tell me please how to set the 1.5 spacing on puthesis documentclass?
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How can I use \noexpand and \unexpanded without appending a space to the unexpanded tokens?

One of my current tasks involves composing an auxiliary file with extra commands to be loaded at a separate compilation. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \newwrite\testaux ...
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How can I produce better spacing between header and content when using fancyhdr package?

I am currently using the fancyhdr package with the following setup: %BOOK FORMATTING \usepackage{fancyhdr} % nice header format \fancyhead[RO, LE]{\textbsf{\thepage}} % ...
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Consistent formatting for \glft in expex

In the ExPeX documentation, all of the examples with \glft wrap the glos with single quotes; the examples in my document look the same: \pex \begingl \gla bu nɛmə // \glb this what // \glft `What's ...
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Asymmetrical Composition of images

I am desperately trying to arrange my images as in this sample figure for my paper and I am stuck. Has anyone been able to do this successfully and could give me some pointers? It should be noted ...
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Extend space for many authors in conference paper

Prologue For a conference paper, I am asked to use an existing style file. The typesetting code apparently has a history of re-use and adaptations of more than 20 years, and it looks pretty crumbled ...
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Turn * into thin space for clearer math spacing

In a formula, the space between variables often corresponds implicitly to a multiplication operator. I find LaTeX's default spacing not so readable: symbols are too close to each other, and I would ...
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Is there a way to get rid of my \vspace{} hack?

I am creating my CV in TeX from scratch and I have come across multiple invisible lines that make my formatting inconsistent. I have this command to make a bulleted list from delimited elements: ...
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Unwanted space around punctuation in copied & pasted listing

When I compile the .tex file below into .pdf using rubber -d mwe.tex and try to copy & paste the contents of the listing, I get spaces around . characters that were not present in the original ...
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Why is there so much space under and over my itemize? [closed]

I am using a template from somebody else for my master thesis. I have changed the template to fit my needs and everything works, except for the itemize-area. Most of the time there is way too much ...
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Table row & column spacing (not padding!)?

I need space between rows and remove white lines between the columns. All the answers I found only referenced array stretch and \tabcolsep, which I use and like, however, these only change the ...
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Bind vertical spacing change in ToC to \*matter commands

This is a spin-off question to Change vertical space of chapters temporarly in Table of Contents. Like in the question's answer, I managed to achieve custom vertical spacing of chapters before, during ...
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How to reduce the vertical distance before a \begin{addmargin}

I have the following texts. My problem is that between my text and myothertext a distance is inserted that is about the equal of a full line. As I want to avoid this but not sure as to how I can do ...
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Reduce space between two tabu environments

I have a document with two longtabu tables. The problem is that there's too much vertical space between them (as marked by the red line): I'd like to reduce this space whilst otherwise preserving ...
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how remove space before algorithm (caused by layout)

i'm not an expert of latex and i can't solve the following problem. I have a long algorithm and this occupies an entire column, the problem is that compiler add a blank space before it, and i need ...
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Spacing issue in equation reference [duplicate]

When I type (Eq.\ref{eq.15}) The output is Obviously the spacing between "Eq." and "1.15" is too closed. But when I type (adding a space) (Eq. \ref{eq.15}) The output is: Obviously the spacing ...
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Adjust space between two columns

I am trying to create columns in beamer presentation. I am using the following code: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Deep Learning and Autoencoders} The visualization derives from the weight normalization ...
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Uneven space between lines at original column break when balancing pages using revtex4-1

This is (nearly!) a duplicate to Uneven space between bibliography entries using flushend. In this (clearly exaggerated, but you get the point) MWE, the spacing in the last three lines in the right ...
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I can't figure out how to ccreate a complex latex figure with lots of formulas

For practice, I am trying to emulate a figure from a paper I found. It looks like this: Right now, what I have looks like this: I think I managed to get the two blocks on the top right, using ...
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Vertical space between “Proof” and start of proof

How can you add vertical space between the word "Proof" and the actual start of the proof? This question shows how to start the proof on a new line, but I can't add space properly.
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Nested quotes have smaller and smaller paragraph skips

I'm using Memoir and \abnormalparskip{<length>}. Every time I start a new \begin{quote}, the space between paragraphs gets smaller and smaller until it's basically gone. Here is a minimal test ...
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Remove space between left bracket and square root [duplicate]

Sorry for my bad English. I have a problem with removing the space between left bracket and multiple root square. I use code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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ruby furigana + increased ruby size + verse environment = unwanted whitespace

I'm trying to typeset song lyrics in Japanese, using a larger furigana size than the default from the ruby package: \renewcommand{\rubysize}{0.5} % default: 0.4 % [⋮] \begin{verse} 世界に\\ ...
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Is it possible to redefine the white space command?

I would like to replace the white space (full space entered by pressing "space" any number of times on the keyboard or by hitting enter) by something else. Let's say, a rule of the same width. Is ...
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Moving figures above each other

How is it possible to move figures above/below each other without being hidden? It seems not to be possile to make two consecutive figure environments and place a \vspace{} inbetween to get them ...
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change space between tabs, align environment [duplicate]

I have a problem formatting a few equations the right way. I have equations with 5 variables which should be displayed among themselves. I tried it with the align environment and ended up using a lot ...
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Conditional branch with \ifinner and Spacing in higher derivative (2 independent questions) [duplicate]

I made some macros shown below, which outputs ordinary/partial derivative. I was checking whether they work as I expected, and found that \dif{y}{x} expands to \tfrac{\difd y}{\difd x} in align ...
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How do I write up a new command to implement '\quad \text{} \quad'?

I would like to abbreviate \quad \text{} \quad. I tried \newcommand{\wtext}{\quad \text{} \quad} but the output proved me wrong. So I wonder how to properly achieve this?
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Bad vertical spacing in simple fraction

How can I even out the spacing in these fractions? I have tried \frac vs \dfrac along with \strut and I get similar results: \[ \bar{x} = \frac{0+1+2+5}{4} = \frac{8}{4} = 2 \] \[ \bar{x} = ...
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Align first letters of chapter titles in Table of Contents

I am trying to create table of contents for starred version of chapter. My goal is to align all first letters of the titles to the same position. I was able to achieve that separately for single digit ...
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Vertical spacing in enumitem list

Consider the following example. Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} % New line after \item (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/29518/15874) \makeatletter \def\myitem{% \@ifnextchar[ ...
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indentation within the text

While preparing a report, I want to write the text (below the equations) similar to attached figure. I tried using \begin{align},\, commands (even after knowing that the align command is using for ...
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“Sign here” dotted line and names below [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a dotted line with a name below. It should be relatively simple. However, the dots appear indented with respect to the Name. They should be in line. I have tried \hspace{} before ...
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Reduce white space above chapter title, and reduce space between title and text, for unnumbered chapters

How can I reduce the white space above the chapter heading? How can I reduce the space between the heading and the text? I want to be able to do this for selected chapters only, or after a given ...