{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}.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
0answers
3 views

Two large gaps between equations or paragraphs

I am using a specific preamble for my thesis, a preamble which I cannot say I completely understand. Sometimes large gaps appear between paragraphs or between text and math equations although there is ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Why <space> is ignored after a block and esc-<space> is not?

My setup: web2cTeX (TeX Live). Consider these two files, which are supposed to produce the same output. --- file1.tex --- \centerline{ab}\ % cd \bye --- file2.tex --- \centerline{ab} % cd \bye ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

Image covers whole of a column and not at desired location

I am new to Latex and want to insert a figure into my document. I used following commands: \begin{figure}[hbtp] \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.5]{PTS.eps} \caption{Figure PTS} \end{figure} ...
6
votes
2answers
98 views

@{} removing the vertical line for the header row of table

I'd like to remove the horizontal spacing between the text and table lines. I am using @{}, but it removes the vertical line of the table for the first row. Does anyone know why? ...
6
votes
3answers
184 views

I want a really small underbrace

This question is related to, but distinct from Oversized \underbrace's label causes unwanted spacing. My issue isn't with the spacing of the label, but with the size of the underbrace itself. ...
5
votes
1answer
57 views

Why does hanging indent with \everypar mess up table spacing?

I'm trying to add a hanging indent to every paragraph of a particular column of a table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} ...
3
votes
1answer
17 views

unwanted vertical spacing in supertabular with babel

I have a question regarding supertabular and babel. Whenever I'm using different language specifications inside a cell, there is a slight vertical space, which is not there when there is no language ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Alignment of CV Reference in ModernCV

I'm using the latex template for CV from here CV Template. For reference, I added these lines \newcommand{\cvdoublecolumn}[2]{% \cvline{}{% ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Problem Using \hfill to Justify Text [duplicate]

I am writing a resume using the scrartcl,currvita, and classicthesis packages. Everything else is fine but I have run into a problem correctly justifying some dates along the right side of the page. ...
4
votes
1answer
58 views

Why is the spacing different after a multiline array environment?

My goal is to get equal line spacing between text and array environments. This mostly works without any modification, except for one case: If the array environment consists of more than one line, the ...
5
votes
2answers
102 views

Left-justified text forced to the right

I am creating a letterhead or other heading to be used at the top of invoices and the like and am having an issue with the spacing of one element: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How to set a spacing parameter in customized list?

I am using the following code to generate my own list: \newlist{mylist}{itemize}{1} \setlist[mylist]{label=\textbullet} and am not sure how to introduce a spacing parameter there, like something ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

How to set the spacing before and after of section headings to a fixed value of 1.5cm?

In this code, i want the spacing before and after of my section, subsection, and subsubsection headings to be exactly 1.5cm regardless of the font size or my line spacing. How can i do this? I know ...
3
votes
1answer
37 views

Spacing issue in subfigure/tikzpicture when labelling arcs

I have two simple graphs side by side that align perfectly when the arcs are not labeled, but as soon as I add the labels I get a spacing issue where there is a space between the second figure and its ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Remove white space from empty nodel label in tikz-qtree?

With empty nodes in tikz-qtree how do I remove the white space where the node label usually appears? In the following example I want to remove the white space for the node under Foot 3. ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Zero space between bars of the same interval in pgfplots ybar interval plots

I need a bar plot (containing multiple \addplot) with following requirements: ticks between x labels (and, in this respect, my question differs from Adjusting width of ybar interval separator to ...
2
votes
2answers
46 views

Spacing between equation and text

How do I create a space for this statement: I want to have some space between less than 0 and the for $x^{*} \neq$. This the code that I'm using: Lastly, the comparative static of $x^*$ w.r.t ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

fixing a diagram in Homework Problem Sheet

could someone make this homework problem looks good-looking here is my code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[pass]{geometry}% just to show the page margins \usepackage{tikz} ...
3
votes
2answers
42 views

LaTeX: Text/Parbox at bottom of page

I have a problem similar to this question, but slightly more involved. I need for the parbox in my example to always appear at the bottom of the page, regardless of whether TeX places it on a page by ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Undesired space before the section title when a figure is inserted after the section title

After I used a template, Latex gives me a lot of white space before the section title because a figure is inserted after the first paragraph of the section. I used [H] as the floating parameter for ...
12
votes
3answers
227 views

Underbrace changing spacing of operators

I have found that using an \underbrace on a term in an equation causes the spacing of the following terms to be changed, in particular, the + is moved closer to the \dot{m}. This seems to be distinct ...
4
votes
1answer
58 views

xspace leaves space in front of comment

I am confused by the behaviour of \xspace in combination with the \todo command. I didn't expect \xspace to leave a space when I cut off all spaces by a comment sign %. Usually this works as expected, ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Arrows to text above and below line

I have been searching for an answer for some time but have not come across a solution. I am taking some notes from a programming course and need to take a line of code and identify each individual ...
4
votes
1answer
37 views

Why the redundant adding and subtracting inside space commands? [duplicate]

Why do some commands like \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{5.5mm plus 1mm minus .2mm}{4.3mm plus .2mm} have this strange adding and subtracting for length. I.e. why not write 6.3mm instead of ...
3
votes
0answers
71 views

Changing top margin for second page only? \vspace inserts extra whitespace

I am trying to format a LaTex template for pandoc output from .md to pdf. The document is for lengthy university papers requiring very specific layout. The majority of the paper has 1 in margins all ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Adjusting spacing around section/subsection titles with koma-script

With the KOMA-script scrreprt class the vertical spacing before and after chapter titles can be adjusted the following way: \renewcommand*{\chapterheadstartvskip}{\vspace*{0cm}} ...
2
votes
0answers
38 views

Beamer: Extra vertical space with \visible

This is related to How to get rid of height differences in two beamer blocks? I'm curious why overlay commands \visible (and \invisible, \uncover, \onslide) would add an extra vertical space ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

How to add some extra spacing between two paragraphs in ConTeXt?

I've set up inter-paragraph spacing for a ConTeXt document but in-between two specific paragraphs, I'd like to have some extra spacing. About 1 inch. In LaTeX I'd use \vspace{1in}. What is the command ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Can tex4ht support square justified text with different line spacings?

Can tex4ht support square justified text and can I specify different line spacings (1, 1.15, 1.5, 2 etc.)? Sloppypar allows me to square justify my paragraphs in a pdf but the html file in a web ...
3
votes
1answer
37 views

Center 3 text elements on one line in latex

I am new to LaTeX and trying to write my first resume. I want to list my contact info and right now I am doing this by using \hfill. The problem is that \hfill equalizes the spacing but I want the ...
2
votes
2answers
45 views

Spacing our vertical addition

I am trying to type up some linear algebra notes and I am trying to show the vertical addition of 2 equations. Right now I have \begin{flalign*} && \cancel{6u} + v &= 5 && \\ ...
5
votes
2answers
61 views

Brackets spanning multiple lines in a single column inside table

I would like to typeset round brackets so that they span multiple lines inside a tabular environment, but only for a specific column. In the example below, I would like the brackets to appear around ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

biblography and spacing

i m adding references in notepad++ and sending a call to the notepad++ by referencing it at bottom of my latex doc. my question is i want that references should be displayed in MLA/APA style. kindly ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

how to reset spacing, using the package of bu_ece_thesis.sty

I am a new user of SWP 5.5 (Scientific Workplace). I am writing thesis. For simplicity, I directly used the template of "Boston University ECE" (File-new-thesis-Boston University ECE). Now I want to ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

sig-alternate.cls generates too much space at page bottom

I am using the ACM tex template sig-alternate.cls downloaded from this page, Option 2: LaTeX2e - Tighter Alternate style. This page provides the minimum working environment, including files in the ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Caption/Space problem in tikz/pgf/subcaptionbox

I plot 4 Graphs with Tikz and use subcaptionbox. Following badnesses occur: (1) There is no space between the caption of the upper figure to the figure below. (2) The second figures (b) caption ...
4
votes
2answers
77 views

Spacing between several superscripts mboxes

I'm getting a small extra space between two superscripts in separate math objects. MVE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} zz$\mbox{zz}^{\mbox{a,a,}}$$^{\mbox{a,a}}$ \end{document} ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

Have paragraphs with spacing between them inside “flushleft”

In my LaTeX document, I'd like to have two paragraphs which are separated by some smaller vertical spacing. When I use the following code, this works just as intended, automatically: ...
2
votes
2answers
54 views

How can I format this in lyx?

I'm trying to format a confusion matrix in lyx. I want the data to look like this. a b c d e f g <-- classified as 1 5 10 8 4 2 0 | a = 3 3 ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

Getting even space around the centered dots in $1,\cdots,n$

In \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $1,\cdots,n$ \end{document} There's more space to the right of the centered dots than to the left of them. What's the best way ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Manually constructing a dot under accent

In my thesis I would like to have an n with the combining dot under diacritic, but unfortunately my font doesn't have that particular accent, I figured I could try to construct it ad hoc (since I just ...
-1
votes
0answers
50 views

Remove white space between paragraphs

I am looking for a solution to remove white space between paragraphs using spconf.sty. I am using these packages \documentclass{article} \usepackage{spconf,amsmath,graphicx} ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Modifying the res class to have less whitespace

I am currently in the process of creating my CV. The res template I found online seems to do the trick. But I am having some troubles. The picture below kind of highlights what I want to do. So ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

Grouping lines starting at the same position in ModernCV

I would like to list skills in my CV, but using \cvitem looks bad because the second line does not start at the same position as the first... \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
5
votes
1answer
65 views

Defined a new class verbatim from my preamble, but resulting document does not have identical layout

I've designed a poster layout that will most likely be used again, so I decided to define a new document class using all the settings from my preamble. However, when I compile a document using my ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Stop elements from being pulled apart one page [duplicate]

I have a very long LaTeX document with many tables, figures, etc. When I have a long table on the following site (which means it doesn't fit on the current site) the elements (paragraphs, tables, ...
7
votes
1answer
171 views

Stretching vertical space to evenly fit a part of the document within minimal number of pages

I typeset a book containing musical pieces using LaTeX and LilyPond (using lilypond-book). Each piece starts in a new page, and can be from less than a single page up to several pages long. I want ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Preventing tables from slicing into a paragraph

I have a series of tables that take up over a page of space. In total there are 5 separate tables. It seems that because they go off onto the next page they actually cut into the next paragraph. ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Problem with moving thingsbit left in Beamer

I am trying to make two figures closer in the columns environment. I tried using horizontal spacing, and while the first (see mwe below) \hspace* seems working, the second fails. I could not figure ...
2
votes
0answers
55 views

LOF and LOT customization in memoir

I am attempting to add LOF and LOT to my current document using the memoir class. When I try to remove the spacing above the LOF and LOT titles, I get the "Undefined control sequence. ...