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Start text on second page (without \chapter) at same position as on first page (with \chapter)

This MWE shows what I am trying: % arara: pdflatex \documentclass[oneside]{book} \usepackage{color} \begin{document}% \chapter*{A}% Some text% \clearpage% \vspace*{-1pt}% ...
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Too much vertical space after long section title using titlesec

I'm using titlesec to change the style of my section titles. Sometimes, when the title is long, but just short enough to fit on one line, some extra vertical spaces is add. The following MWE ...
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1answer
26 views

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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1answer
85 views

Reducing chapter and section spacing for scrbook

I'm using scrbook document class and using chapters and sections. The spacing between chapters and sections is quite large, too large for my taste (before and after the chapter and section). So my ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

Unwanted vertical space/glue between consecutive custom \section macro calls

I am using XeTeX. I need to redefine the \section and \subsection commands in order to use some macros which don't behave well with the titlesec and/or sectsty packages. I found some code to do ...
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49 views

Section spacing suddenly dynamic

I'm using LaTex in combination with MikTex and just recently introduced the fancyhdr package to my thesis. For some reason, when using the \subsection or \subsubsection commands I sometimes get the ...
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1answer
48 views

Big space between subsection, text and graphics

I have a problem with space between subsection, text and image. I have code: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} \subsection{Some ...
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102 views

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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159 views

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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2answers
49 views

Removing space after section heading after using baselineskip

Basically after setting a large \baselineskip there is now a huge space under my section heading: source: \documentclass[14pt,extrafontsizes]{memoir} \usepackage[margin=10pt,paperwidth=496pt, ...
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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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Remove whitespace above section title with image formatted with leftmargin

I am trying to remove the whitespace above a title that is formatted with leftmargin and that also has an image as part of it. The problem is very similar to this question, but the solution there does ...
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1answer
73 views

Vertical spacing between sections

I would like to know how I can define the vertical space between: a previous section and the new section title; the new section title and the following text. Now it looks like both space measure ...
4
votes
1answer
326 views

Moderncv: Extra vertical space after cvitem

Extra vertical space is produced after \cvitem and before the next \section. Is there a better way to fix this than to use \vspace*{-6mm}? The problem is shown below, between the "Skills" and ...
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package quotchap vertical space before \chapter*

I use the package quotchap it is very nice. But for the star chapters, if I use quotation, there is no space between quotation and the title of the chapter. I tried, but witout any success, to add ...
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2answers
63 views

Section headings overflow gutter

How can I prevent the title from overflowing the gutter? It seems to only overflow by the amount of space introduced by the numbered part of the title. We are using this style: ...
3
votes
1answer
213 views

How can I customise the table of contents?

I am new to LaTeX, please I need you help. I am writing my thesis and I face problem with table of content, I want to remove the space between the first part of my table of content which is AUTHOR'S ...
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67 views

Too much space in the section

My problem is the next, I have too much space to finish a \section and start the other section the code is: ...ropagaci\'on, as\'i solamente la luz que sea paralela al eje de polarizaci\'on ...
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1answer
285 views

Titlesec problem, defining space before section with \titlespacing

I am using the article document class and have trouble with the \titlespacing command of the titlesec package (explicit). I want to have more space before the \section. MWE: ...
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1answer
115 views

How to change spacing before subsections?

I can't seem to remove the space that appears before my subsections. I know this is discussed in other posted by it's not working for me for some reason. Any help appreciated. ...
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0answers
120 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
77 views

Strange behavior of subsubsection

I create a questionnaire (Question-Answer). For this purpose I use the pdfcolparallel package. When I type \subsubsection in the first column, a strange vertical line appears before subsubsection and ...
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48 views

titleformat deviation from specified vertical space

I have specified using titleformat (titlesec) the distances around different headings. This works fine, however sometimes, LaTeX deviates from the specified spaces, presumably to better fill up the ...
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54 views

How to have a wrapfigure not always be below section heading

I have noticed that wrapfigs always place themselves under a section heading, with quite a bit of white space. This often leads to my wrapfig captions being below the bottom margin and the white space ...
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1answer
85 views

Questions about chapter section and their formation

Hello, everyone, I want to arrange the chapter and section as the picture shown and The font should be Times New Roman, 12 point, could anyone give me some tips.
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Q: How to globally add space before subsubsection* headings in Lyx?

How do I set the document to add extra space above each subsubsection*? Does one redefine the subsection command in the preamble, like the following? Formatting section titles I am using KOMA ...
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votes
1answer
120 views

Alignment of Part and Chapter headings text

Following this question of mine, I try to make the start of part and chapter title headings "vertically parallel" (right term?). Example of what I get: ("." not visible only to show space ...
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votes
1answer
93 views

Margin of Titles

I'm learning LaTeX and there is a problem i encountered: On the top of a new page a huge margin appears, though I declared a top margin of 2 cm. How can I fix this?
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votes
1answer
244 views

Adjusting spacing on chapter heading for all sections of a thesis

My university recently changed the formatting standards for thesis/dissertations, and I'm working with a LaTeX style file that has been hacked on by several others. It more or less works, but every ...
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1answer
216 views

Defining the space between section number and section title

I am trying to define the spacing between the section name and section title in latex to get something like this . How can I do it? Also how can I define the margin and all at the first page to get ...
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0answers
45 views

Rubber lengths in multicol

I get so much grief from the multicol package regarding rubber lengths. If I set a length such as: \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{3ex}{1ex plus 1ex minus 1ex} multicol goes ahead and stretches it ...
5
votes
1answer
241 views

Decreasing space between subsubsections

I use the LNCS document style for a paper. However, I find the spacing between subsubsections (ca 2 lines) very generous and would like to decrease it. How can I do this? (Note: I am not required to ...
3
votes
1answer
91 views

Make \vspace appear below empty \subparagraph

I was doing some homework in LaTeX, and I wanted to put some blank space below a subparagraph heading so that I could draw a diagram in after printing it out. For the subparagraphs where I had content ...
0
votes
1answer
504 views

Using the parskip package, I find the space between subtitles ugly

I recently started using the parskip package. However, I find the space between the ending of text and the next subtitle too small. Similarly, I find the space between the Subtitle and the subsubtitle ...
5
votes
1answer
57 views

Change Sectional Skip Conditioned on Text Existing or not Before Sectional Division

I have a simple document layout with a main heading for the title, and the possibility of starting the first sectional unit (with a standard \section command) right after the title -- meaning, with no ...
7
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1answer
291 views

Too much spacing between subsection and custom itemize

I have a resume I created using resume.cls. I have a custom nitemize environment in order to remove separation between items within the document itself. In the document, under one of my internships, I ...
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votes
1answer
680 views

KOMA-Script scrbook: How to change V-space between chapter prefix and title

My university has style requirements for my dissertation that seem to be tailored to users of MS Word and the like. In particular, the formatting of section headers differs only by use of ...
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0answers
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ToC page numbering occasionally wrong after using vspace [closed]

I'm writing my dissertation and have a few sections that are small, less than a page, each with a figure. I'm letting the figures float to the next section to keep them from being on a page by ...
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votes
2answers
173 views

Spacing after Section

I have some subsubsection-titles that break the line and some that don't. The spacing after the title is different for those two cases. I am currently using so many packages and stuff (titlsec is one ...
2
votes
1answer
122 views

What template has the least “wasted” space for headings, sections, etc

Does anyone have suggestions for a document template that doesn't look terrible but is the most economical with regard to space used up for headings, sections, titles, and so forth? The AMS article ...
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1answer
245 views

Different spacing between section number and its caption TOC

I want to use two different spacing between section number and its caption in the Table of Contents (TOC) I already have tried the solutions: TOC Text - numbers alignment Adjusting spaces for the ...
6
votes
0answers
151 views

Vertical space between 2 subsequent headers (of chapters, sections, etc) [closed]

I'm writing a LaTeX class for my bachelor's thesis. My university's standard says that there should be a space after headers: 2cm if there's text after the header 1.3cm if there's another header ...
3
votes
1answer
222 views

How to change horizontal spacing before section number

How do i change the small horizontal spacing that is present before a section number? I have used the command \titlespacing from package titlesec to set the left spacing to 0, but it is still ...
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0answers
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How to reduce space between heading (e.g. “List of figures”) and contents in thesis [closed]

I have trouble reducing the space between the the title like LIST OF FIGURES, TABLE OF CONTENTS, etc., and the list body body in my thesis. I had the same problems with chapter headings, which I fixed ...
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votes
1answer
193 views

Same vertical spacing for chapter and chapter*

I use \chapter*{} in the \frontmatter and \chapter{} in the \mainmatter. I use titlesec and the styling of the chapter headings is this: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,openany,oneside]{book} ... ...
5
votes
1answer
868 views

Decrease space before and after chapter in fncychap

I would like to decrease the space before and after the chapter name due to space constraints. I am using the fncychap. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[Glenn]{fncychap} ...
4
votes
1answer
541 views

Spacing below section title

The document class acm_proc_article-sp seems to be incompatible with the package titlesec. At least I can not load it. It fails with (/usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/latex/titlesec/titlesec.sty ! ...
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votes
2answers
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Spacing before and after section titles

I know this subject has been mentioned before, but I'm still having a problem in creating a space under a section title. I used the titlesec package and then tried using the command ...
2
votes
1answer
307 views

Question on top margin in chapter page

In my LaTeX template, there is a page contained the chapter part that is too far from top of the page like the following: My LaTeX file uses amsbook: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{amsbook}. This ...
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votes
1answer
363 views

Strict \titlespacing without glue

Problem Description TeX seems to adjust the vertical space in a 2-column document, even though I have specified that no stretching or shrinking is to occur using \titlespacing. A short visualization ...