{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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Brackets spanning multiple lines in a single column inside table

I would like to typeset round brackets so that they span multiple lines inside a tabular environment, but only for a specific column. In the example below, I would like the brackets to appear around ...
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biblography and spacing

i m adding references in notepad++ and sending a call to the notepad++ by referencing it at bottom of my latex doc. my question is i want that references should be displayed in MLA/APA style. kindly ...
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how to reset spacing, using the package of bu_ece_thesis.sty

I am a new user of SWP 5.5 (Scientific Workplace). I am writing thesis. For simplicity, I directly used the template of "Boston University ECE" (File-new-thesis-Boston University ECE). Now I want to ...
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sig-alternate.cls generates too much space at page bottom

I am using the ACM tex template sig-alternate.cls downloaded from this page, Option 2: LaTeX2e - Tighter Alternate style. This page provides the minimum working environment, including files in the ...
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Caption/Space problem in tikz/pgf/subcaptionbox

I plot 4 Graphs with Tikz and use subcaptionbox. Following badnesses occur: (1) There is no space between the caption of the upper figure to the figure below. (2) The second figures (b) caption ...
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Spacing between several superscripts mboxes

I'm getting a small extra space between two superscripts in separate math objects. MVE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} zz$\mbox{zz}^{\mbox{a,a,}}$$^{\mbox{a,a}}$ \end{document} ...
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Have paragraphs with spacing between them inside “flushleft”

In my LaTeX document, I'd like to have two paragraphs which are separated by some smaller vertical spacing. When I use the following code, this works just as intended, automatically: ...
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How can I format this in lyx?

I'm trying to format a confusion matrix in lyx. I want the data to look like this. a b c d e f g <-- classified as 1 5 10 8 4 2 0 | a = 3 3 ...
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Getting even space around the centered dots in $1,\cdots,n$

In \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $1,\cdots,n$ \end{document} There's more space to the right of the centered dots than to the left of them. What's the best way ...
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49 views

Manually constructing a dot under accent

In my thesis I would like to have an n with the combining dot under diacritic, but unfortunately my font doesn't have that particular accent, I figured I could try to construct it ad hoc (since I just ...
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Modifying the res class to have less whitespace

I am currently in the process of creating my CV. The res template I found online seems to do the trick. But I am having some troubles. The picture below kind of highlights what I want to do. So ...
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Grouping lines starting at the same position in ModernCV

I would like to list skills in my CV, but using \cvitem looks bad because the second line does not start at the same position as the first... \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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Defined a new class verbatim from my preamble, but resulting document does not have identical layout

I've designed a poster layout that will most likely be used again, so I decided to define a new document class using all the settings from my preamble. However, when I compile a document using my ...
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Stop elements from being pulled apart one page [duplicate]

I have a very long LaTeX document with many tables, figures, etc. When I have a long table on the following site (which means it doesn't fit on the current site) the elements (paragraphs, tables, ...
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247 views

Stretching vertical space to evenly fit a part of the document within minimal number of pages

I typeset a book containing musical pieces using LaTeX and LilyPond (using lilypond-book). Each piece starts in a new page, and can be from less than a single page up to several pages long. I want ...
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Problem with moving thingsbit left in Beamer

I am trying to make two figures closer in the columns environment. I tried using horizontal spacing, and while the first (see mwe below) \hspace* seems working, the second fails. I could not figure ...
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LOF and LOT customization in memoir

I am attempting to add LOF and LOT to my current document using the memoir class. When I try to remove the spacing above the LOF and LOT titles, I get the "Undefined control sequence. ...
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Line spacing not working with \fontsize [duplicate]

Problem: Getting line-spacing to work with \fontsize. Regardless of what value I use in the second parameter, the line-spacing won't change. Package: \usepackage{mathptmx} Code: ...
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KOMA script and amsthm: Space lost before and after theorems

I am having a problem similar to this and this, but without using parskip, and only after a recent package update. The MWE \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \theoremstyle{plain} ...
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uniform spacing between words and sentences

I would like to specify a particular global setting in my thesis, so that every time I use the space tab in my keyboard, I get the exact same appearance in my latex document. As of now, that is not ...
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Add vertical space before a line

I have the following code: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper] {article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \vspace*{1cm} \begin{center} \textbf{Text of ...
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LaTeX - Extra Spacing with Text in Wrapped Cells [duplicate]

I am currently making a table with information regarding all of the courses that I am taking. However, in the two columns in which I wrap the text, I notice that a lot of the words are unevenly ...
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\unskip and \hskip in \linebreak

I found the definition of \linebreak macro as follows: \def\linebreak{\@testopt{\@no@lnbk-}4} \def\@no@lnbk #1[#2]{% \ifvmode \@nolnerr \else \@tempskipa\lastskip \unskip ...
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Mysterious horizontal space in newenvironment

The following code defines an environment that offsets text vertically (5pt above and below) and horizontally (2em from the left). When compared to a simple \hspace{2em}, however, you can see that the ...
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tcolorbox and enumerate inside wrapfigure generating unexpected spaces below

I have had a problem of unexpected spacing below the object with tcolorbox inside the wrapfigure environment. You can see the attached snapshot. Below is my MWE. ...
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width of \parbox issue

I am using a template for a CV in LaTeX and I am facing certian difficulties in getting things aligned properly. The code I am referring to is \newcommand{\NewEntry}[3]{% Define a command for each ...
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How to change spacing before and after \paragraph command?

I tried to control the spacing before \paragraph{} using a command such as \setlength{\parskip}{3pt plus 1pt minus 1pt} but that doesn't influence it. (It influences spacing between regular ...
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A lot of unexpected spaces between paragraph after inserting colorbox

I have a problem as shown in the attached picture. I guest that it comes from colorbox inside minipage. My document is a thesis of more than 150 pages. When I test this piece of latex code ...
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How to decrease the vertical spacing between formula and text in beamer?

Too much spacing between formula and text in beamer. When I insert the command \vspace{-0.5cm} before the formula, the spacing decreases. But the command \vspace{-0.5cm} after the formula has no ...
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How to put two (or multiple) QED symbols on one line

Suppose the proof of a theorem contains a claim and its proof, and the proof of the claim completes the proof of the theorem. That is, no further text is required in the proof of the theorem after ...
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Vertical placing of wide accents in superscript

The following code $\widetilde{aaa} \quad L^{\widetilde{aaa}}$ $\tilde{aaa} \quad L^{\tilde{aaa}}$ $\widehat{aaa} \quad L^{\widehat{aaa}}$ $\hat{aaa} \quad L^{\hat{aaa}}$ $\overline{aaa} \quad ...
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Spacing around math operator in sub-/superscript

Consider the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} What I have: \[x^{1+1}\] What I would like: \[x^{1\,+\,1}\] That is, I will like to have spacing around the operator as in ...
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Space between variables in a large equation and reduce size of powers?

\begin{equation} \resizebox{.8\hsize}{!}{$<\mathscr{F}>=\frac{\int_\Gamma d^{3\!\!N}\!\!\!q\, d^{3\!\!N}\!p\, \rho(q, p) \mathscr{F}(q, p)} {\underbrace{\int_\Gamma d^{3\!N}\! \!\!q\, ...
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Why are there no spaces in Hangul-Words (XeLaTeX - xeCJK)

This is my minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{Batang} \begin{document} 나는 남자를 이다 \end{document} As you see, there are spaces between the ...
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1answer
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Using default values in arguments in marginsize command

I am using the resume document class to write my resume. Since I want to make my resume fit in one page, I would like to decrease the spacing at the top of the document but keep the bottom, right ...
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Change some basic details about document type resume

I am writing my resume and using template "9b" from this website. However, there are a couple of items that I would like to modify. Here is the .tex file and corresponding screen-shot after ...
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How do I make 3 columns on a single line in a document?

I'm writing up a report in Latex and on one of the lines I'd like to have 3 headings 'Case 1', 'Case 2' and 'Case 3'. How do I do this just for one of the lines in the document?
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Avoid insertion of space below section title with aboveskip, belowskip in listings environment

I was using the listings package to place source code in my document and I noticed that the space between the text and the lstlisting environment was to little. So I changed the \aboveskip and ...
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Remove leading and trailing whitespace on Chapters in memoir

I am pretty new to Latex so apologies if this is a simple question. I would like to reduce the amount of whitespace that surrounds a chapter title. Here is the chapter section (please note it is a ...
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IEEE template: figure creating space in second column?

I am having this problem: I'm not sure what the issue is. The TeX I'm using for that figure: \begin{figure}[b] \centering \includegraphics[width=1.0\columnwidth]{figures/lowflowstitled.png} ...
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How to insert a dashed line over a bigwedge symbol so that the dashed line behaves like overline would?

I want to insert a dashed line over symbols \bigwedge and \bigvee in such a way that it looks exactly like a solid line over the same symbols. I know how to insert a solid line over those symbols (for ...
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French spacing with xelatex and Minion Pro

I've just installed the full version of MacTex 2014 on my MacBookpro running OSX 10.8.5, and I'm surprised by the output of this minimal document compiled with xelatex, \documentclass[]{article} ...
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Vertical space in table columns

I am creating following form. The table is meant to be filled manually using pen or pencil. But the space that becomes available in each line is limited (vertical). How can I increase vertical space ...
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Too much white space around column!

\documentclass[a4paper, 11pts]{exam} \usepackage{multicol, setspace} \usepackage{textcomp, booktabs,colortbl} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \setlength\columnsep{40pt} \onehalfspacing \begin{document} ...
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How to prevent new sections from going to next page or paragraphs in LaTeX [closed]

I am working on my two-column article. I notice that often when I use the \section{} command in LATEX, the new section appears in the next column (or even next page), even if the first column or page ...
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I don't know why I'm getting these white spaces in my PDF [duplicate]

I was just doing a project in sharelatex and from one time to another the white spaces shown in the figure appeared, the white spaces are the ones between subsections. I've spent 20 minutes trying ...
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Space between Figures [duplicate]

I am trying to find a way how to reduce the space between two figures which are not on the same page. Basically the screenshots explains it: On the upper page the space between the Header and the ...
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after figure before section spaces

While I am writing my thesis, I have a problem with spaces. I have a figure(or table) at the end of a page. The following page starts with a section(or chapter). The problem is if a figure(or table) ...
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Vertical space in longtable

I have the following table in which I have placed an extra vertical space between the lines. That space "works" in every line but in some cases it show no effect (space between the derivative and the ...
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Vertical spacing options in tables built under the tabularx package

Goals: Add a space above and below the text line containing the Table 1's column headers. Add a space below the second hline. Add a space above the third hline. The code below contains the ...