{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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Trouble controlling vertical spacing for easylist

I am trying to get more control over the vertical spacing when using an easylist. The MWE code below, gives me the following output. Two questions: I'd like to reduce vertical spacing after each ...
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how to stop “\newpage” in \chapter

I'm using a memoir style. This one to be exact. \documentclass{memoir} \let\STARTCODE\relax \let\STOPCODE\relax \STARTCODE \usepackage{fourier} % or what ever \usepackage[scaled=.92]{helvet}%. ...
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How to redefine “\ ” (that is “<backslash> <space>”)?

In (La)TeX, is there a way to redefine the command \  (that is " ")? I have lots of texts where \  is used as non-breakable space after "." characters like in Dr.\  or Mr.\  and ...
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Balancing out paragraph indentation after one- and two-digit paragraph numbers

I'm using a custom command and environment I found on this site for numbering paragraphs. I have my document set up the way I like it, except for the spacing after the number. I'd like to have the ...
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settowidth in substack

I am aware of Align in Substack, but I am trying another solution and would like to understand why it is not working: \documentclass{article}% \usepackage{amsmath}% \newlength{\mylength}% ...
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Different behavior of setlength and settowidth

In this example, I would expect all "MMM" to be well-aligned to each other. But they aren't: \documentclass{article}% \usepackage{amsmath}% \newcommand{\before}{mmm}% \newcommand{\after}{MMM}% ...
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how to give some text an equation number

I want to be able to write the following in LaTeX: We make the further assumption that \begin{equation} \label{eqn:assumption} There is a bounded linear operator $B:X\to X^*$ such that ...
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New command adding extra space

I'm having a problem with a command with empty output adding an extra space. I have a large document that needed a number of corrections. To highlight the text added and removed for easier review, I ...
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how to typeset empty inner product

I want to typeset the following in TeX (without the arguments). < , > I know that I can accomplish this by doing \langle , \rangle As an example I want to write something like the follwing: ...
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Reducing space & Auto coloring equations in gather environment

Following the solution in Problem with vertical spacing of equations in itemize after the first \item, I have another (side-effect) problem in colouring equations. Please help. The problem is ...
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Fix the footnote separation with bigfoot

I am using the bigfoot package for the footnotes of a critical edition in the verse environment. I have defined two different footnotes (A and B). What I need is to fix the separation between them, ...
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Problem with vertical spacing of equations in itemize after the first \item

I found one similar thread here (Removing strange vertical space after first (customized) \item), but I still could not resolve my problem. Please help. Description of the problem: I used beamer ...
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How may I reduce horizontal space between the two equations of the following?

The spacing is too much; I want some space between the equations, but not as much space as of the following. I would appreciate if someone could provide me with a coherent answer. ...
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Disable indentation within a section

I want the text inside a \section{} tag to be unindented, how do I accomplish this? I have tried \noindent and \parindent0pt{text} and neither one seems to affect the text inside a section.
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vspace gets extremely large

I'm just writing my bachelor thesis and i got into some problems with vspace. To seperate definitions, theorems and so on, from the rest of the text i defined the following environment: ...
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LyX: put space between first and second columns of table

When inserting a table in LyX, there's a space between the first and second rows, which I can get rid of by selecting the first row and turning off "bottom line", or selecting the second row and ...
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Smashed strut in tabu environment causes too much extra vertical space

Problem I have a tabu table where the text in one column is larger than the text in the rest of the table. To avoid the text to come to close to the top rule I insert a strut (where the bottom has ...
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Beamer: TOC in block

For stylistic reasons (I have everything in blocks), I'd like to have my TOC in a block too, but without having to typset it manually for all sections. I was surprised that the standard tikz TOC ...
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Controlling vertical space in embedded tabu environment

When using embedded tabu environments I have difficulties having different vertical space in the outer and inner tables. Consider these simple embedded tabu tables: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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\vfill to make even space in double column tabular

I have a long, thin table with titled sections. It didn't fit on one page so I split it in two parts of roughly equal length and but these in a another tabular environment. I am happy with the design ...
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Blank space between paragraphs

I am trying to learn how to use Texmaker (just for the record, I don't know a single thing about programming or Latex) and I am having some difficulty to create space between paragraphs or between ...
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Custumize TOC only for the appendix part

I am currently writing in article class and I would like to do something really specific in my toc. Currently it looks like this: I got the phrase "Appendices" in there by using ...
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How to get information about remaining free space?

following scenario: I want to automatically generate a newsletter with some small articles, which is working fine. (I am generating LaTeX-code with data from a small database). But now I want to ...
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Print immediately before first word of paragraph, without altering its first line indentation?

Although my case can be generalised, perhaps it would be clearer if I describe a specific example. I need to print a digit as a subscript, immediately to the left of the first line of each paragraph, ...
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Reduce spacing between the top and chapter title

I'm using this template - http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/textprocessing/ThesisStyle1.1/ I'm trying to change the space between the chapter title and the top of the page. I want to reduce it a ...
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Why is the space underneath my theorems not showing up?

I styled my amsthm theorems with mdframed. I tried to add some space before and underneath my theorems with skipabove and skipbelow as stated here on page 6. \documentclass{article} ...
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Spacing in entrylist moves the adjacent block

Small question here. I'm using a template which I'm not to familiar with, and kind of newbie to. So the part of the code I'm having trouble with \begin{entrylist} \entry {RELAP \\ SIMPLER \\ XX ...
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Extra space under and above figures in multicol [closed]

It was a compatibility thing , thankyou .
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Spacing/Kerning of footnotes before and after punctation

I would like to change the space/kerning between footnotes and punctations. Please see my MWE for explanation. MWE: \documentclass [] {scrbook} \begin{document} \setcounter{footnote}{70} A sentence ...
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Controlling the spaces between paragraphs

In the IEEE latex package, I see that the paragraph spacing is set to zero (.cls file) % Controls the spacing between paragraphs in lists. % IEEE does not increase spacing before or after paragraphs ...
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Wrong (too much) vertical space above \vdots in small matrix

If one uses \vdots in a smallmatrix-environment the vertical spacing above the dots is too large. It is the same spacing as in a normally sized matrix-environment. Minimal working example: ...
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Add vertical space between \hline and the row consisting of only \multicolumn (without using \midrule)

I want to add vertical space between \hline's and the rows consisting of only \multicolumn. I do not want to use \midrule. The answers in this question do not work in case of \multicolumn. Here is ...
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Spacing bars in ybar

I have several problems with this diagram: I am trying to create a template plot that I can use several times with different amount of bars. To simplify that I would like to define a fix bar width ...
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LTXtable space to text

I would like to include a long table into my document which crosses several pages. That’s why I use ltxtable. The table looks good to me but unfortunately there is a bigger space to the headline ...
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gb4e center example text

I'm writing an article with several short example sentences. The document as a whole would look better if my example sentences were horizontally centered rather than left-aligned. Of course, I still ...
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Aligning definition of a function that maps into a function space

I'm writing a proof that the dual of l^p is l^q, and in that process, I define a function from l^q to (l^p)*. My current function definition looks like this: \begin{align*} ...
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\hfil in math mode [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper]{report} \begin{document} \[\phantom{\ast}\hfil a\hfil\ast\] As you can see, the \verb"\hfil"s get ignored… or at least the one on the right does. But if I swap \verb"\phantom" ...
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itemize in table without excess space

I am trying to create a list of bullet points in a tabular environment. When I use itemize, the line separating different jobs on my cv is no longer separated. When I manually use cdot however, the ...
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How to set horizontal space for tabular

Below is item in tabular. Using tabular text gets out of the page. In-order to get rid of this. I tried with \\. But doesn't help. It's not aligned. Can anyone help me to get the below Below ...
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Beamer-Warsaw: Reduced No. of subsections in title

I give a lecture with 10 section and maybe 5-10 subsections. Using Warsaw-Theme would make the available space to small. Ist there a way to make it show: only the last section, momentary section ...
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Reducing space between columns manually

I'm working on a table in report documentclass. Here's some of my code below: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \setlength{\arrayrulewidth}{1mm} ...
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How to put something on a page without disturbing the main vertical list?

I'd like to put something on an arbitrary place on a page. I'm using \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] ... \end{tikzpicture} inside \nointerlineskip\vbox to 0pt{\vss ...
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Vertical spaces in htlatex \ScriptEnv

I am using htlatex to generate the HTML version of book and I am having problems with vertical spacing. I have configured an environment like this: \ScriptEnv{tawny} ...
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Visually appealing subscripts with `\intercal`

From this discussion (What is the best symbol for vector/matrix transpose?) I like to use \intercal for matrix/vector tranpose symbol. However, when subscripts get involved it gets ugly: MWE: ...
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document with string having ff and fi converting to null or empty characters

I have a small document with string starting with ff and fi and they are converting to null or empty characters.. Doing HTML looks good but when I convert to latex it shows empty characters. I'm on ...
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Smaller vertical space between repeated environments

I have a new environment that is defined with addvspace at the beginning and end. This works fine if it is surrounded by text. Now, I want this space to be smaller (smallskipamount) between these ...
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Unwanted space before hyphen in longtable

I have a minor typesetting problem inside the longtable environment. I am writing my CV and I need to write a list of skills inside a table cell. Since I'd like to keep the document length down to ...
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How to add a percent symbol in table column along with vertical and horizontal cell padding?

I want to create a similar table as in image. I don't know how to customize table border thickness and color scheme as in picture to achieve the desired output. Code: How many rows should i span 4 or ...
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Massive gap between text when I force my figures to appear where I wanted it to be in a two-column report

I want the text to fill up the massive gap shown in the picture below: This is to code I used: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{float} ...
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Spacing words in a line to be justified on left and right side

I am writing a resume, and at the top header of the document I am displaying my email, phone number, and address. Each field is separated by a bullet, and I am wondering if it is possible to adjust ...