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Fix the value of the vertical space before/after \Large

Is there any way to fix the value of the vertical space before and after {\Large ...} to be 1.0em? Sometimes I use {\Large ...} just after or before a theorem and the theorem spacing requirements seem ...
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Spacing after first line with titlesec using runin option in titleformat

I'm using the titlesec package to format my (sub)section titles. I'd like to use the runin option in \titleformat to place my subsections titles within the first paragraph of each subsection. However, ...
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Default value of the space between rows in a tabular environment

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \vspace*{\fill} \begin{tabular}{l} \textbf{« Ah ! comme la ...
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Double vertical spacing : how to fix this?

Consider the following : \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} ...
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How much space is a line, vertically?

How much space is a line, vertically ? E.g. something like "1.5em" ?
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line spacing among paragraphs and displaymath issue

Currently, I am writing an academic paper in latex and facing some issues. It might be due my lack of expertise in Latex or ignorance of some tricks or tweaks. Currently there are two issues i am ...
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Change document-wide interletter, interword and interline spacing

According to the 2012 paper Extra-large letter spacing improves reading in dyslexia, some spacing adjustments could make reading easier for dyslexic people, namely Add 2.5pt to interletter space 3 ...
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Less whitespace and no indent at the same time using enumerate

I would like to ask the following: I would like to use the theorem environment in my latex code. I also have some definitions and examples and I would like to let these environments look the same. ...
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Control line spacing of section headings

I use macro and titlesec package to create custom \section heading. \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{1em}{0.3em} \def ...
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Chapters with long descriptive titles

I have document which require me that chapter headings consist of two parts: (1) Chapter number (Chapter 1, Chapter One etc.) or any other text with similar function and (2) descriptive title below ...
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IEEEtran: IEEEParstart overlapping letters

I'm creating a IEEEtran document, I noted that if I use: \documentclass[twoside]{IEEEtran} \begin{document} \IEEEPARstart{?`}{Qu\'e} es lo que es tan inusual en la microelectr\'onica?. La respuesta ...
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keep alignment under enumerate

I would like to keep the indentation for my fraction that appears below my first item however i don't know how to align it if itself is not an item. source code: \documentclass{article} ...
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tcolorbox spacing with \center environment and \centering switch

In LaTeX, the way \begin{center}....\end{center} spaces the tcolorbox is different from how \centering does it. The center environment, provides enough space but the vertical spacing done with ...
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Question on spacing in the book document class

I have 2 questions regrading the spacing is concerned. 1. How to reduce the space between the heading of the paragraph in the paragraph command and the content? Usually, the space provided is far ...
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Best practice of spacing [closed]

What would be the best configuration of spacing of elements (lines, paragraphs, section titles, lists, list items, ...) in document (such as official report, thesis)? The criteria are: Perception ...
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How can I change the default \\ spacing?

So, I have a definition which takes in data like this: ...{apple\\orange\\cat\\imperial green tea\\left-handed president}... In the document I get the following after compilation: apple orange ...
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Image vs Text Arrangement [duplicate]

When I write a multi-page paper with imported images, I usually try to group the picture with the text referencing it. Sometimes, there is not enough room at the end of the page for the picture, and ...
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Adjusting spacing before and after subparagraph with sectsty

I am helping a friend that is using sectsty to format the titles in his document. How can I adjust the spacing before and after the titles, in particular the subparagraph one? (I know that titlesec ...
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How can I remove extra space after `itemize` in moderncv?

In a moderncv document, using an itemize in a cvitem produces extra spacing after the itemized list. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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Remove space below section in memoir

I'm growing tired of the extra space below \section and \subsection in the memoir class - it's way too big. How can I remove it - like one use \vspace{-20pt}$. This must be done for all \section and ...
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A version of \smash that interpolates between the true height/depth and the text-height/depth of the current line

I have a paragraph of text that includes a "deep" math symbol, one that dips below the ordinary bottom of the text a little. Originally I had nothing below that symbol; it was near the end of the ...
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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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Control of spacing between equation lines when using split

I am using this LaTex template (see gmuthesis.sty and GMU_thesis_template.tex in the linked zip file) to generate a thesis. It has some long equations in it. When I render the below equation in the ...
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How to reduce Program-Listing line spacing in LyX

Using LyX 2.06. I have a standard document with 1.5 line spacing, but I want my program listings to use 1.0 line spacing. Is there a simple way to do this?
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Tight horizontal lines around a block of text

I wish to create a block of text with tight horizontal lines above and below, e.g. This is a paragraph. The following example seems to produce more space between the paragraph and the horizontal ...
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Make footnotesep same as line spacing using custom thesis class

I'm starting to write my thesis using a custom (and incredibly old) thesis style that has been doing the rounds in my university (UCL). It seems as if it was originally written by a professor of the ...
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How to get extra vertical space before group in pgfgantt?

Using the pgfgantt package, one can uniformly set vertical spacing using the y unit chart key. However, i would like to add extra vertical space before certain groups, but the package does not seem to ...
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Spacing in list with math environment

Check out the following example. I would like to write the code as in the second list, but get output equivalent to the other two. However, there is a lot of extra vertical space after the third item ...
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Globally changing math line spacing

In multiline formulas, I often find myself inserting extra vertical space (\\[...]) between lines (especially when there are many superscripts and subscripts). I guess a certain amount of manual ...
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Linespacing LaTeX for just a few lines

How can I increase the linespacing for just a few lines of code in LaTex?
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Double Spacing and Margins conflicting

I've got \usepackage{setspace}, and I'm having issues with my margins. When I use \doublespacing it adds a blank line before the first line of text on each page. Is there any way to have double ...
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Spacing after itemize (without parskip package)

This piece of code seemed to be working fine for a long time, until I try to remove the parskip package. Without this package, it seems that I need to include two hacks: Add a ...
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Latex randomly skips a line (or not)

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{amsthm} \usepackage{lipsum} \RequirePackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} \mdfdefinestyle{proof}{ skipabove = ...
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Is there something between singlespace and onehalfspace?

Perhaps there is a trivial solution for this, but I wonder if there is anything between singlespace and onehalfspace. The reason is that, when I use singlespace it seems to be very compact while ...
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How to make a box with a height based on multiples of the current line height

How can I create (in XeLaTeX) a box that has a defined height in multiples of lines that keeps this size 100% without any additional spacings? Please see the following MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Controlling space after heading when doublespaced

I'm writing a document with both doublespaced and singlespaced sections. I'm using the setspace package to do the doublespacing and the koma-script report class for the document. In the double spaced ...
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vertical spacing in array with double-spacing

Double-spacing seems to mess up the vertical spacing inside of arrays. For example, the braces below extend too high. Is there a way to have the array contents centered vertically within the braces? ...
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Mimic memoir ToC layout in titletoc output

I with the help of a previous answer on here Different tocdepth for main toc and in-section toc, I have made it so my titletoc is able to contain subsections while my main toc does not have them. ...
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Confusion: \onehalfspacing vs. \spacing vs. Word vs. the world?

I have to write a paper with the requirement to use "1.5 line spacing" 12pt Times New Roman. Naturally I used \usepackage{setspace} \begin{document} \onehalfspacing Lorem ipsum… So far so good. But ...
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The gap between two double-spaced footnotes is too large. How can I fix

I have to have footnotes double-spaced, but if I use \begin{doublespace} and \end{doublespace} within footnotes, then the gap between two footnotes becomes too wide. Could anybody fix it? ...
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How to prevent additional vertical space around tall inline equations

I've got a Figure caption with a couple of short inline equations in it, one of which being $\psi_\text{pseudo}$, and because of the subscript + descender, LaTeX inserts additional space between this ...
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Reducing spacing after headings

I've searched many sites but I couldn't get any answer. Here is this mystical question: How can i reduce the spacing after headings? Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Changing ALL spacing in a TeX document

I'm taking an exam and I'm allowed a two side page with information on it. Naturally I want to put as much as possible on it so: What are all the spaces that I can change to fit as much information ...
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Where does whitespace between two consecutive lines come from?

I'm trying to get a "contact sheet" where identically sized boxes are laid out next to each other without any whitespace. As my goal is to use this in a generated document, and as the number of items ...
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Make all \begin{quote} … \end{quote} blocks single spaced with setspace? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reduce the space between a quotation and a title I am writing a double-spaced paper using the setspace package. I need quotations to be formatted with single spacing, ...
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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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Preventing whitespaces between sections after using \linespread{2}

I'm working on my thesis and there is something rather strange going on in terms of whitespacing. All is well if I do not use the linespread command. However, as soon as I do use it, sections seem ...
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An equation skip problem — amsmath package and \above/belowdisplayskip

I have been puzzled by a problem about math equation skip for days. I set the \lineskiplimit, \lineskip, \abovedisplayskip and others length macros before and after equations all to zero, but there ...
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Second page of list of figures: spacing too large

I have a list of figures which spans multiple pages. The first page is looking just fine but when it continues on to the next page, the space between the lines is more than tripled compared to the ...
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How can I increase the line spacing in a matrix?

I'm trying to create a pmatrix whose components are rather complicated fractions (Christoffel symbols), and the line spacing is too small making the whole thing a bit cramped and hard to read. Is ...