{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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Expand top margin of single page - ToC

I have a ToC with only a few lines too many to be in one page. I wish to get everything into one page and still looking good. With \addtocontents{toc}{\protect\enlargethispage{\baselineskip}} that ...
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How to remove extra blank line after one entry of bibliography (I am using apacite)

I am using apacite and BibTeX to create my bibliography / reference section. However, after one of the entries, there is an extra blank line. If I remove one character that is on the last line of ...
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How to modify this distances in moderncv?

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % replace by the encoding you are using \usepackage{geometry} \...
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While using \tab, long line of text jumps to the next line inside an itemize environment

In order to write a description of a list of items inside an itemize environment I use the \tab command. However it produces pretty large spaces, making long lines of text jump to the next line, as ...
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White space under float, again [closed]

I know this is a recurring theme, but any help is most welcome... I can't get rid of the white spacing. I think it getting generating by the "!" command in [!ht]. However is just not possible not ...
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How to get rid of the extra spacing before figures?

I'm using a custom class which bases on the a4paper documentclass. When I add a table or a figure which doesn't have enough place on the current page, it is moved to the next one. This is fine for me. ...
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How to ignore spaces before footnotes

Footnote citations in biblatex ignore spacing before the citation command; how can I have the same behavior for all footnotes in a document? Here's a MWE demonstrating the issue: \documentclass{...
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Spacing between items in quote environment

I am wondering how to change the spacing between block quotes within one single quote environment. I would like to change this globally, and without having to use an environment other than quote. ...
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gb4e: phantom, spacing

In order to provide my interlinear examples with a preamble line providing context, I use \pream and \pglt from gb4e: remove extra space below preamble/header lines. This works perfectly fine, unless ...
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Paragraph delimiters that disappear at the tops and bottoms of pages (like \vspace)

Books of poetry, or collections of short prose expressions, are often delimited by ornaments. I would like a command that inserts an ornament between paragraphs, but that disappears at the top or ...
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Fix spacing of a chemfig in tabular environnement

I have a tabularcontaining several chemical formulas and unfortunately, even though the text is spaced correctly the molecules touch the border like this: Code : \subsubsection{Groupes} \begin{...
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Package parskip to add more (or remove) vertical space

If you want vertical space between your paragraphs and no indentation, then as I have seen, the best solution is to use the parskip package. But in the documentation that package has no options, so ...
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Space below the box in mdframed package doesn't appear

I am using the mdframed package along with the options skipabove and skipbelow and although the vertical space above the box is appearing, as it should, the space below does't appear! What am I doing ...
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Extra Space in beginning of Reference

I am facing an issue in my PhD thesis. Reference 1 & 4 are fine, in 2 and 3 there is a extra white space in beginning (i.e) after the reference number. Source Code \begin{thebibliography}{99} ...
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How do I remove extraneous whitespace after a section heading?

No matter what I do, I can't make the extra whitespace in the right column go away. I want the paragraph to be just below the heading, but Latex keeps trying to align the bottom of the columns. How do ...
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Align equal signs too much spacing in cases

I am trying to write two equations that will be aligned at the equal signs and also connected together at the left with a curly bracket (like a piecewise definition), but when I use the \begin{cases} ...
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Irregular spacing around a user-defined environment

I have defined an environment for consistently typesetting a pair of alternative assumptions being made. The idea is that wherever I make an assumption, the assumptions are indented and on the left ...
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Using frame within textblock in beamerposter

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait, size=custom, width=60, height=90, scale=1.4]{beamerposter} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{...
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breaking line in gb4e [duplicate]

I use gb4e for my linguistic examples. When the example is long, gb4e breaks it into two lines (of the first and second, glossing, lines). However, I sometimes want to break it at a certain point. How ...
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Missing spacing above theorem name

The following MWE \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{amsbook} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \newtheoremstyle{pcap} % name {\topsep} ...
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uneven space between words

when I use itemise or enumerate the spacing between the words reduces when compared to the remaining content outside the itemise or enumerate loop .i want same spacing as outside content .
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Vertical box spacing [duplicate]

I'm having some issues with the vertical spacing around \parboxes. It seems to depend on whether or not the \parbox in question contains one line or more. Here is some example code: \documentclass{...
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Abstract title space

How to diminish the space between text and abstract title? I'm using \usepackage{abstract} \usepackage{titlesec} packages and have such styles for header spacing and abstract font size: \renewcommand{...
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Uneven spacing around blockquote

For my dissertation, which I am in the final stages of formatting, I am required to use double-spacing for the main text and single-spacing for blockquotes. But this has somehow produced the annoying ...
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How to delete the contents of the current paragraph and “re-start” from the beginning?

I want to use an environment defined in a 3rd-party package which I cannot modify. Stripped down, the definition looks like this: \newenvironment{myenv}[1]{ % some stuff here \textbf{#1} }{% some ...
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How can I use the unit mu in an hspace?

I tried combining hspace with the "math unit" mu inside a math environment, like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\delta \hspace{1mu} f$ \end{document} But this leads to the ...
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Why does the limit of my sum sometimes go underneath and others to the right?

I have the same summation but sometimes the bottom limit appears underneath as I want, and others it jumps to the right? Is there any way to ensure the limit sit underneath? These sit to the right. ...
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Is there a way to control vertical spacing between minipage elements?

I have a large (7-chapter) document on linear algebra. In a part of the document where I do row/column operations, I have put the matrices in a figure within a minipage. I am getting a lot of vertical ...
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“$a, b$” vs. “$a$, $b$”

I have two questions. Would you use Let $x, y$ and $z$ be real numbers. or Let $x$, $y$ and $z$ be real numbers. ? Which one is better? Would you use For $x, y\in\mathbb R$ we have ... or For $x$, $...
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How can I remove the extra vertical space above the first equation in a cases environment?

This problem seems to be related to the AIAA class that I have to use to submit the paper that I am writing, as I cannot reproduce it with other classes. The latest Aiaa.cls class file can be ...
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how to reduce the space in a equation in latex?

general, the equation in latex looks like: But in some paper, the equation looks more compact, like There is less space among the equation. How to make such a configuration?
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Two chapters on same page in memoir, with twocolumn

This is a follow-up to the question two chapters on same page in memoir \documentclass[oneside,landscape,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter*{Test 1} This is a test \...
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Suppressing whitespace at end of environment

This must have been answered before, but I'm afraid I can't find it. I'm defining an environment and I want the end block to be formatted immediately after the end of the contents, without ...
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Template - Arbitrary Spacing in Lyx Formal Lab Report

I've been using Lyx and an MIT Template that is available from the link below (also including a minimal example) to write my Formal Lab reports for my undergraduate Physics labs. I (and my tutors) ...
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\vfill does't work after upgrading texmaker

I recently upgrade MikTex and TexMaker to the latest version (2.9.5840 and 4.5 respectively) for another reason. the problem is that the command \null \vfill before and after column content won't ...
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\ref is adding blank spaces to the label name depending on position in the paragraph

Ok, this is a pretty strange problem based on a workaround suggested here: Reference name of description list item in LaTeX I am trying to hyperlink/refer back to descriptions by their name in this ...
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\multirow cell is not vertically centered when \cellspacetoplimit and \cellspacebottomlimit are used

Common cell is not centered vertically. Without \setlength\cellspacetoplimit{5pt} and \setlength\cellspacebottomlimit{5pt}, it is centered. But I do want additional spacing between rows. I can ...
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Typesetting an integer interval

I am trying to typeset a integer interval like this: [0..m-1] However, the space between 0,., and m - 1 are too small. Is there a package to improve this?
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spaces in references in pdf view

I am using book document when I view my work on pdf, some of references looks like this with spaces. how to avoid them? Can I change "bibliography" to "references"?
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Remove vertical spacing above References Label

I am using biblatex to format my bibliography. I would like to remove the vertical space that is inserted above the "References" in the references section. I wish to have the label as the top of ...
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Remove top space from lstlisting inside tabular

I have the following problem. lstlisting seems to add an extra space before and after the code. Is there a way to remove it ? I would like to remove the blank spaces before and after the code : "...
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Turn off the effect that the space between words are expanded to fit the columns

Currently I have the my draft of poster as below: \documentclass[a2]{sciposter} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Header / Footer space on indexes

I really tried to find the answer by using google. The problem is that I don't know how to properly express my question. On the first Page of my Index I have way more space in the header and way to ...
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Have new lines after paragraphs but not after headings in LaTex?

I wish to follow the convention of marking paragraph breaks with a line break as opposed to the LaTex default of an indent. However I do not wish to have a new line after section headings. Previous ...
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Distance between header and text

I'm having a big problem with my Latex document. I've never used Latex before but till now it's going fine. So here is my problem: the distance between the text and the headline is too large, but ...
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Remove spaces between various elements

I am trying to remove the space between the elements that I show in the following image. The space I talk about is denoted by the gray line (that line is not produced by LaTeX, it is merely a way to ...
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Vertical space between chapter number and chapter title using sectsty

I am using sectsty to format my chapter titles, but I want the vertical space between Chapter # and Chapter Title gone, and I can't find a way to do it without losing the styles applied by sectsty. ...
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Vertical space before new section on new page begins

How can you create vertical space before a new section on a new page begins? Using vspace or bigskip does not work. Example: \vspace{5mm} \section{Section 1} Some text \subsection{Section 1.1}
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Spacing around CJK text with ucharclasses package

I'm modifying a .sty file that's used with documents that includes Latin, Arabic and Japanese text intermingled without specific markup. I am using xeCJK to identify the Japanese text and ...
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Creating a right aligned signature block

I would like to create a signature block for the title page of my dissertation. A requirement is that the block must be aligned with the right side of the page. Within the block itself, everything ...