{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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Negative space equal the length of a string?

I'm trying to create symbols, like the Interrobang (basically the ? and ! combined into one punctuation mark), that are the result of two overlapping symbols. Something like this can be produced with ...
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adjust vertical space between horizontal line of the radix in denominator and the horizontal line of the fraction [closed]

Even in display math I guess that there is too little space between the top horizontal line of the radix symbol and the horizontal line of a \frac. How can I control that vertical space? I have a ...
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Remove blank space in text - Latex table rows

I want to typeset a table and I used following code. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h] \centering \begin{tabular}{|p{9.0cm}|p{1.5cm}|} \hline User-agent string & dummy\\ ...
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indentation of enumitem after number to match specific format

I'm required to produce a document containing a list of items in a very specific format. To do this, I need to use the enumitem package, but I need to specify some level of indentation AFTER the item ...
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change the fontsize of text and space between columns in a table

I try to make a table to a two columns document but the space between columns and the fontsize in the table is big and extend more than the space I would like to fill. How could I reduce the space ...
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Reduce space between header and headrule in standard fancyhdr, no dotfill required

I want to reduce the space between the headrule and the header itself in the standard fancyhdr package. All topics with similar title did not gave the solution for me. Please help me with this simple ...
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Pandoc, Section Spacing

By default the vertical spacing on sections is quite large with the pandoc default.latex template. Is there a way to pass an argument to reduce the size of the spacing? I see that there is a titlesec ...
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Inconsistent Vertical Spacing Using Multicol

I've been getting random vertical spaces between paragraphs using multicol. Oddly enough, if I change the margins to 1cm I get perfect spacing. The problem gets worse if I attempt to add an asterisk ...
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Setting the spaces in a beamer mini frame

I am writing a custom beamer template and I'd like to use mini frames for the navigation in it, however I'd like to avoid having the spacing that they have by default: the problem here is that ...
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My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation

My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation. This is the code \documentclass[aspectratio=169,draft]{beamer} ...
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How to change spacing in a template?

I am trying to write a two column biological review using a downloaded template. I had to add few pictures(one column) in between. So to adjust the spacing the template generates spacing in some ...
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lingmacros.sty: Add chapter numbers and decrease the space between examples

I am using the lingmacros package for numbered examples. By default it works like this: \enumsentence{This is the first example.} \enumsentence{This is the second example.} (1) This is the first ...
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Additional horizontal space when the last line of an environment is full

I have created an environment env which just adds a \medskip and some text (say "Blablabla") after the text inside \begin{env} ... \end{env}. The problem is that if the last line is full, then I get ...
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large space between section header and content

I'm using an external file to add appendices to my thesis. The external file called (supplement.tex) contains a huge list of figures similar to this. \subsection{Testing} \begin{figure}[H] ...
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How can I narrow down these gaps?

I am writing my curriculum vitae, but I have one question. In the first image, there are spaces between different sections. (Between contact and phone, between education and Seoul~~,....) Thus, I ...
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Space after comma in empheq package

My MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{empheq} \begin{document} 0,5 \begin{empheq}{align} 0,5 \end{empheq} \end{document} Good (normal) is comma in first 0,5 . But not good in ...
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How to implement a macro for normal ordering of operators?

I am looking to typeset the normal ordering symbols :O: commonly used in quantum field theory in a way that makes them easily discernible from regular colons, especially the 'defined as' symbol :=. ...
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Prevent exsheets from creating newline at beginning of question

I want to use the exsheets package for some homework sheets in combination with enumitem. When I encapsulate an enumerate environment inside a question environment, the first item of the enumeration ...
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Adjust space between chapter number and caption in TOC

I have document like this: \documentclass{book} \renewcommand\thechapter{\Roman{chapter}} \begin{document} \chapter{Some title} \chapter{Some other title} \chapter{One more title} \tableofcontents ...
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Correct superscript spacing for new mathbin

I redefined the \div command so that it's U+2215 aka ∕, but for some reason when I use it as a superscript the spacing between this symbol and its numbers is really tight (works fine in displaymode or ...
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Redefine obeyspaces to newline

I want to typeset code snippets from different programming languages. I couldn't get listings to do what I want (one complete height of an empty line takes up too much space for my liking) and neither ...
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Latex Bussproofs Package Prooftrees on Same Line

I'd like to know how to put two prooftrees on the same line rather than under/ontop of one another. Is that possible? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bussproofs} \begin{document} ...
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Reducing spacing between section headings and text in resume

I want to reduce vertical spacing between end of text in education section and the title of the following section , i.e. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT. Also, the space between PUBLICATION and Economics ...
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algorithm2e, caption space

I am using the package algorithm2e within the IEEEtran class. I need to provide a space between the caption and the Algoritm. Currently, the caption is very close to the algorithm. Is there any ...
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New/blank line in itemize

I have an itemize area with several point inside it. I want to have the following result: - one - two - three Is there is an appropitate way to do so? As a workaround I used the following code to ...
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Too Many Blank Lines between sections

I'm writing in a TexMaker, between the sections and the subsections, there are two much unwanted blank lines, how can I limit the amount of blank lines inserted by TexMaker between subsections and ...
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how to set a fixed interatomic distance in chemfig package?

Using - with the \chemfig command of the chemfig package, interatomic distance is automatically calculated and the link between atoms is drawn. But interatomic distance is set as the distance between ...
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Does spaces in $xy=1$ have differences between $x y = 1$?

Which way is more correct? I don't see any differences, but maybe I something missed?
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Spacing between consecutive displayed equations

I'm trying to adjust the spacing between several display equations, without having to put them in AMS align environment. I inserted several display equations in a row, each creating its own new line, ...
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Completely hide bullet when using itemize

When using the following command \begin{itemize} \item[] foo \item[] bar \end{itemize} I guess the margins around the bullets are still visible, and thus my items seem to be indented. How can I ...
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\vspace next page

I'd just like to add some vertical padding between two bits of text and \vspace{Xcm} works fine for this; however, if the text is at the end of the page, \vspace{Xcm} does not carry onto the next ...
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Acro: Adjusting the spacing after \acl if the long form has italic shape

I am using the acro package to manage my acronyms. Some of the terms are set in italic. When using \acl, the spacing after the term does not get adjusted. Minimal example: ...
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How to add more space underneath and above a horizontal line in tabu?

I'm having the following table in my document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tabu} \begin{document} \[ \begin{tabu} {c | c c c c c c} \firsthline f & a_{11} & ...
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Christmas List / Catalog

I'm fairly new to LaTeX, and I thought a fun project would be to create a Christmas list that looks like a shopping catalog. Something like this: How would I go about this? Any good templates or ...
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Why does not `\spaceskip` work inside a TikZ node?

In my document, I need to increase \spaceskip in order to inject more space between words to make them more readable. However, the setting does not seem to apply to text that's inside a TikZ node: ...
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Inconsistent “vertical” spacing occurring throughout whole document with disappearing QED symbol

I am typesetting class notes in TeXstudio for myself. Although I have typeset formulas before using LaTeX code, it's my first time putting a whole LaTeX document together, so I suppose some of the ...
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Remove space after figures

I used the below command in the latex. The problem is I have very annoying large spaces after and before figures. Any help? \begin{figure}[H] \belowcaptionskip = -20pt \begin{center} ...
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\pstSetAbsoluteOrigin Adds Space Before Section

As soon as I execute \pstSetAbsoluteOrigin a space is been added before the section. Is this normal, am I doing something wrong? I would expect the position of the first section no to be influenced ...
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How can I customise the amount of horizontal space that follows line numbers?

I'd like to increase the amount of horizontal space that after comes each line number in my algorithm (typeset with algpseudocode). Because algorithmicx in general, and algpseudocode in particular, ...
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Purpose of “control space”

I could not find enough information on Google about control space (\). What is the purpose of it? Where should it be used?
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Starting text a set distance from the margin

I want to break some lines in a document into 3 sections such that the first letter of each section is always directly below the other, slightly like a table, but I don't want to use the table ...
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How to edit `\makeletterclosing` to insert graphic of signature

I am using this popular formal letter template from Latextemplates.com. However, at the end it uses the command \makeletterclosing to print the closing message (something along the lines of "thank you ...
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A problem with small caps extending only a few words in a footnote

Since \sc command seems to make the whole line after it appear in small caps, I use the following tufte inspired command newthoguht to get around the problem: \providecommand\newthought[1]{% ...
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Fill space created by \phantom with other text

I am looking for a command I am pretty certain to have used before but which I cannot recall (and I did search for it): I want to create (horizontal) space of some length, e.g. created using ...
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Can't get two equations to align using eqnarray

I'm trying to align two equations using eqnarray. Sample: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \subsubsection*{\begin{center}Variance equations\end{center}} \begin{eqnarray} \mu = ...
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Troublesome extra space in matrix with ConTeXt

I need to display a column vector in a table and, by doing it, an extra space occurs like an empty extra number. How can I fix this please ? \starttable[|r|l|] \NC $u=\startmatrix 1 \NR ...
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Change spacing above and below chapter [duplicate]

I have following document: \documentclass[final]{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing{\chapter}{0pt}{0pt}{0pt} \begin{document} \chapter*{Chapter One} \lipsum{1-5} ...
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Overline over a symbol with an index

For example, if I want to write a closure of a set, which is denoted A_1, should I use $\overline{A_1}$ or $\overline A_1$ (or something completely different)? For me, the more logical choice seems ...
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Is there a way to reduce the gap between double hlines (\hline\hline) in the tabular environment?

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c | c} cell 1,1 & cell 1,2\\ \hline\hline cell 2,1 & cell 2,2\\ \end{tabular} \end{document} I would like to reduce ...
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How to obtain “tight” lists with nonzero parskip in memoir

This: \documentclass{memoir} \nonzeroparskip \tightlists % \usepackage{enumitem} % \setlist{nosep} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, ...