{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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Large space between text and tables

I'm seemingly seeing a lot of white space between the main body text and tables, perhaps because I am using a three part table. I've included a picture of what I am seeing. You can see the sheer ...
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What is the correct way to handle multiple different adjacent quotes?

There are nested single and double quoted words in a sentence I am trying to render: ``Mary had a little `lamb''' In order to render it correctly I wrapped lamb as follows: ``Mary had a little {`...
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Document Layout

I have used TeX for almost 2 years now, so I am fairly confident with it. I have, however, never given any concern to the layout of the document, but now I face the problem. I want a file with less ...
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Spacing in math mode

In Math mode, if I write ":", it will automatically insert spaces before and after the colon. For example, $s:type$ will be shown as "s : type". How can I remove these spaces?
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Why does my two-column book have column breaks that leave huge empty spaces?

I have the following XeTeX document. You can view and play with it on ShareLaTeX. I have a two-column layout, and sometimes there is a column break that leaves a very huge empty space. \documentclass[...
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Unable to move element to right

I have the following file testCV.tex: %testCV.tex %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % Medium Length Professional CV - RESUME CLASS FILE % % This template has been downloaded from: % http://...
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Panel with many figures!

I would like to count on your help to assemble one panel according to the example:
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No space before footnote

I sperateley indent my footnotes in my code so it is easier for me to find them afterwards. But by doing so there is always an unwanted space between the text and the number in superscript. At the ...
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Would it be possible to reduce vertical space between the highlighted assertions by preserving the 'flalign environment'?

NOTE:--- I can reduce the vertical space by using \phantom in the eqnarray environment, but, if I use it, an unnecessary horizontal space occurs between the symbol of equality and the mathematical ...
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Footnote line separation

I have an article which have several footnotes. I would like to increase the space between the end of the article's text and the footnote rule. How can I do this? I've already tried to change the \...
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Very big spaces before year in bibliography

I have received a great customized code for my bibliography and it's great but now (suddenly?) there are big spaces in front of the year in the bibliography (biblatex). How can I get rid of those? \...
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How could I reduce the 'vertical space' between the two highlighted statements?

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{IEEEtrantools} \begin{document} \vspace{-1em} \begin{flalign*} \times a^{m}\times ...
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How to change the (horizontal) distance between “Proof” and the first enumeration symbol?

The following code \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{theo}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{theo} Rhabarber Rhabarber Rhabarber Rhabarber \begin{enumerate} \...
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Spacing problem on last column using longtable

I am developing some tables on LaTeX environment and I am having some troubles with the spacing. Originally, I was able to generate the tables using the standard \begin{table}, but then I tried to add ...
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How to make dedication page and move words to the middle?

I am newbie to Latex. I am writing thesis for graduation, and have met problems for making dedication page. words move to the middle. With files in zip file in below URL, wish list to solve are ...
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Can I reset the horizontal position to the current line's absolute left?

I want to set the current text / box insertion point to the point where the current line originally started, no matter where I am on that line. Ordinarily, this would mean I would start overlaying ...
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Space between full stop and start of a new sentence

i have forgot to insert space between the full stop and the first letter of a new sentence in my document like He is a good guy.He is good guy Can anyone provide a command that automatically solves ...
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multicols* environment breaks page margin

I'm trying to typeset a menu for a restaurant. I used the multicol-package to split the page in 2 columns. I have some categories (Starters, Main Dishes, Cheese, etc.) and each one of these contains ...
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Disable Hyphenation by adjusting word spacing [duplicate]

I drafted a thesis in MS Word, using block sentence formatting. It looks very nice. Of course, for the final version, I'm going to use Latex, however when transitioning from MS Word to tex, pdftex (...
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qrcode in bibliography margin/bibliography entry with height of marginpar-content

Printed URLs are inconvenient and i just noticed, that there is a LaTeX package to generate QRCodes. I think using QRcodes to aid with URLs could turn out quite nice, so i used the code below to ...
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Hyphenation when using non breaking space for names like in `F.\,Fugmann`

I place a small non-breaking space between abbreviated forenames and the surnames, e.g. I write F.\,Fugmann. (A German name.) I noticed that F.\,Fugmann now doesn't get hyphenated, even when using ...
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What is the default spacing of {setspace}?

This post (Finely control line spacing when already using the setspace package?) suggested the use of setspace to have flexible line spacing across the doucment. And this post (Double line spacing), ...
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Table at the beginning of itemize environment

Inserting a table at the beginning of an itemize environment creates an unwanted spacing. How do i prevent this? \begin{frame} \footnotesize \textbf{Aufgabe:\hspace{3mm}Zweidimensionale diskrete ...
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Controlling spacing in environments

I'm trying to make my template for resume that requires packing much content into a page or two. I found some environments for shaded color box and ruled section. \newlist{experience}{description}{...
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Document left space is on wrong side

I just wrote my bachelor thesis and I want to print it. Because I want to print it two sided, the text should have some more space on the left side on the uneven numbered pages and some more space on ...
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Vertical space from the edge of the page

How make vertical space from the edge of the page or the top margin, eg. second paragraph lipsum \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \vspace{100pt} %<-...
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How to make a section heading indented using value of parindent?

While trying to use the titlesec package to format subsection headings, I have run into some trouble. I need subsection headings formatted so that they are indented using the value that is set with ...
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Remove space between “Theorem” and theorem number

I'm trying to create a dynamic numbering system for a survey, with questions that I can also reference. I would like to see Q1. What is your age? but playing around with \newtheorem all I can get ...
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Fbox increase the spacing between the box and it content (inner margin)

Is there a way to control the top and bottom spacing between the box and it content (text)? and secondary about left and right spacing? in other words i am looking for the analogous of \arraystretch ...
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How to make italic and indentation

I use WinShell in Windows. I want to make italic text and indent it. I tried the following: \textit {\quad {text here}} But i get italic effect only. Can you please help me.
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How to remove caption and reduce space between figure and text

I try to reduce the space between a figure and text (bottom). my figure has no caption, if I make a caption for it the space is reasonable but when I empty that caption, \caption*{} to avoid ...
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\noindent doesn't work in macro with parameter

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{lipsum} \newcommand*{\mynoindent}{\noindent} \newcommand*{\yournoindent}[1]{\noindent} \begin{document} \noindent \lipsum[1] \...
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How to add vertical space before a line in LaTeX?

I'm trying to define a new command similar to \newcommand {\mainv} {\par\noindent\hspace*{0pt}\ignorespaces} However, I want to have some negative preceding vertical space. I know that \vspace adds ...
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Manual removal of trailing spaces from macros [duplicate]

Suppose I'm defining a macro of some word I'm using a lot: \providecommand{\pv}{\emph{p-valor }} I already put the trailing space because most of the time it'll save from adding it manually (yes, I ...
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Vertical space before vbox

Note: I'm using plain TeX I'm trying to create a layout for theatrical plays that shows stage directions aligned to the right. I had to enclose the directions in a \vbox to prevent them from being ...
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Add space between bibliography entries

can someone help me, I need my Bibliography looks like this: But actually it look like Need space between bibliography entries I am using apacite and bitext My .tex file is this \...
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\quad not working after using \newline

I am just starting to use LaTeX and I like it a lot. When I am in a \subsection or \section I can use \quad as much as I wish and it works properly until I use a \newline (or any line breaking ...
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Deleting space between date and letterhead logo

I'm writing a cover letter and trying to keep it at two pages, but I can't get rid of the huge white space between the logo and date. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks. \documentclass[10....
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Compromise between too large whitespaces and `\raggedbottom`?

Due to some restrictions by my editor I had to remove all orphan and widow lines from my scrbook (via \clubpenalty10000 and \widowpenalty10000). On top of that, they do not want to see "too large" ...
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Remove “belowskip” only for tables

In a twosided scrbook, I am aligning all my figures and tables on top of the page (via [!t]). As a result, the upper edge of the figures is higher than the upper edge of the table caption. This can be ...
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KOMA-Script have parskip=full- but no spacing between section title and content

When using KOMA-Script, one has \RedeclareSectionCommand available to adjust the spacing before/after section titles, as described in this question. I want the content of the section to appear on the ...
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How to insert blank line between two texts without creating paragraph?

I want to insert a blank line between two texts, but I don't want to create a paragraph in second texts. First text and Second texts should start in straight line. For example, The Moon is in ...
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Why does a line break before align environment create extra space, while itemize does not?

As you can see in the example below, the itemize environment is the same whether or not there is a line break before the \begin{itemize}. However, the align environment has significantly more space if ...
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Text copied from pdf is missing spaces, or has extra ones

When I create a pdf with pdflatexand copy text from that pdf (using Adobe Reader DC on Windows 10), some of the spaces are missing. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newtxtext} \...
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Supress indexname and new page in printindex

I have: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{report}. I am using amsidx to produce an index, but have same issue with makeidx, so I will explain with that: I use the following commands in preamble: ...
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How to control the offset of hrules and spacing of the text following a hrule?

I have used Tex at a very low level but I now need to try to format something a little more complex than I know how to handle. I have a large set of text files that I need to add a hrule in above and ...
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Using braces with equations - how to make fractional terms 'bigger'

I have some equations which display perfectly until I put them inside a brace and they become 'squashed'. Example: \begin{alignat}{2} u = \frac{\partial\tilde{X}}{\partial x}, v = \frac{\...
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How does \input adds a space?

Consider the following : A\input{foo1}C A\input{foo2}C A\input{foo3}C A\input{foo3} C with foo1.tex containing "B", foo2.tex containing "B%" and foo3.tex containing "B\n%". In the first case, ...
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How to remove spaces between paragraph and lines?

In given below text, I want to remove space between "diverse areas" to "2.1.1 Brief...".
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custom spacing for chapter page, and page number for normal page

I am trying to get the following geometry. I have geometry set like this: \usepackage[a4paper, top=4cm,bottom=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,left=4cm, headheight=15pt]{geometry} and I am using the book document ...