{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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Spurious Vertical Space Introduced by multicols (Additional Case)

This seems to be a duplicate of Spurious [?] vertical space introduced by multicols, but the solution from there does not seen to work for me. Basically I want the case of using multicols to not ...
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Adding tabs or creating my own command

I have a problem adding tabs and I can't use a tabular environments (like tabular or tabbing) because I can't mix it with enumerate environments. Is there a way to add a simgle tab like in any text ...
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Multiline equations within parentheses [duplicate]

I have two equations which need to be broken into multiple lines. One of the equations has a coeficiente factored out, so that it is of the form X = A(...very long...). The other does not. The ...
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How to reduce spacing between figure and text

I want to reduce spacing between figure and text (not caption) and between paragraphs. I'm using revtex4 package (two column style).
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Equal spacing between \begin environments, any text based environment and inline maths

I'm creating a document with a lot of \begin...\end environments, single lines of text with or without inline maths and long paragraphs with or without inline maths. The problem I'm having is that ...
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Spacing between poem title and poem text

I'm writing a book of poems using the book class. Most of the poems are pretty short and I'm only putting 1 or 2 poems on each page. The problem I'm having is that latex is putting a large space ...
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Vertical space in TOC (references entry)

The references entry has a vertical space in the TOC page, something like that How could I remove this space and make the references section just like a chapter in the TOC?? I'm using the memoir ...
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Space after comma in units package

I have a problem with using the units package. In my thesis I used it sometimes in math environment, sometimes not. Now I realized that there is an addition space after the comma in math mode. I think ...
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Vertical space between matrices

I am writing some lecture notes in Econometrics and I want your advice on how to insert some vertical space between two matrices so the result will be easier to follow. Here is the minimal example: ...
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boxing the entire page

sorry if you dont understand me, english is not my native language. It is posible to put a frame at Xcm from the right and left edges of the page, and at Ycm from the up and botton edges of the ...
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Strange spacing of inline math formular within center [on hold]

I am creating my own document class and recognized a strange behavior: When I put an inline formular into a center environment, there is some additional space around operators/relations. There are no ...
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Use non-breaking space after name initials with biblatex macros

I want to enforce biber/biblatex to place non-breaking spaces between initials and last names of authors. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib=true]{biblatex} ...
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Adjust spacing between linebreaks

I would like to adjust the spacing between two lines within a gather environment. My MWE is this: \documentclass[]{scrreprt} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \chapter{Chapter 1} Lorem ipsum ...
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LaTeX table of contents header spacing

Here is my issue. The code below, which I found on a pdf devoted to memoir class title pages, compiles to form this: Unfortunately, the Table of Contents is a bit too low for my liking. I'm hoping ...
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Rendering spaces between numbers and units in MathJax [closed]

I tried some workarounds using \hspace, but there should be a way to render units with a space from the numbers. It seems that in LaTeX you can import and use \siunitx. is there a way in MathJax to do ...
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biblatex: Putting thin spaces between initials

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style, rule 2.1.5 states "Add little or no space within strings of initials." If ...
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Need Help in formatting my Book - Chapter headings - Headers

I am a Chemical Engineering graduate and I am helping my mentor in typesetting his book. He has given me the text and equations in MS Word and I have to convert the same in LaTeX. I used Adobe ...
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Precisely placing a letter on another with tikz

I'm trying to design a logo using tikz although I'm a total beginner. I pretty much would like to show 2 capital letters each with a lowercase letter placed on it's vertical leg. I tried ...
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Extra space not wanted at the end of a title page

I did a title page using the titlepage environment and used \vfill between the entries (for instance name, title, date, etc.) so that they would be equally spaced and the whole title page would fill ...
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\setlength not working

I am having trouble with setting space before and after a table. Here is my code for a ten-column table: \begin{tabular}{cccccccccc} \toprule .. .. \bottomrule \end{tabular} As you can see, it ...
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Too much empty space after “verse” environment due to long footnote

I have a paper in which a section starts with a series of 4 verses (in the verse environment), and the first line following the verse environment has an extremely long footnote. The problem is that ...
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First column of multicol lower than the rest

Using the multicol package, I get a layout like this: I would like all columns to be aligned properly. I have tried using tables and arrays, but they won't allow my equations to be numbered. (I need ...
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Spacing of fractions in TeX Gyre Pagella Math

Using TeX Gyre Pagella Math with xelatex, some objects like \frac12 just seem way too large compared to the rest of the equations. Have a look: In the first line, the numerator looks like it's ...
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LyX is leaving a big gap between paragraphs in the place where float (figure) should be

I just want to ask about why is LyX leaving a big gap between paragraphs surrounding a figure?. Not all paragraphs, but only between those paragraphs where I inserted a float (figure). The figure is ...
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Having the same amount of space with and without multicol when using with titlesec and itemize

I am trying to use multicol and itemize to spread a list over several columns. I am also using titlesec to style my headings. One part of my document uses multicol and the other does not and both have ...
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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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Remove padding in table with images

I have a table with 2 small images in each cell. I reduced the horisontal padding with \setlength{\tabcolsep}{0pt} But I still have a white vertical space between a table separation line and images ...
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Itemize and alignment of text

I would like to look my text like this: \item Parameter and the text should continue at the same "tab space" \item Variable so it looks like this Can seem to find an easy way to do this. ...
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remove space between paper title and abstract in AAAI

I want to remove the space between the title and abstract (marked as red box in the following pic) to save some space for my paper, I've seen some similar questions and people suggest using /vspace, I ...
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Blank lines in align environment

Is there a way to insert a blank line between two equations in align environment? From what I understand a blank line is interpreted as \par and \par is not allowed in align. Can I disable this ...
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Set indentation of choice in exam documentclass

I want to create an multiple choices question with this indenting format 1. ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### 2. ######## ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### The choices have same ...
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Phantom spaces in listings (pdf)

I have a problem with SQL code in a PDF document. For code representation I'm using the listings package. Everything works perfect until I copy-paste that code from the created PDF document. I get ...
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vspace mysteriously being inserted after nested custom environment

I have created my own environment that creates a table using tabu and then puts some vertical space after it, unless my environment is being nested, in which case I want it to skip the vertical space. ...
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Reduce vertical space between large table and text located above to fit in the same page

I need to fit one portion of text and threeparttable (fixed position in the manuscript) underneath, on a single page but I am not being able to. The table is large and would only fit in one page. One ...
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Space and Position in Cover Letter Title

I attached my code for my cover letter of one job, and the picture of compiled pdf below. Can anyone help me accomplish the following things: How to make my Name show on the left with certain nice ...
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Removing the spaces between words

Is there any way to remove spaces from in between the words in a text? Something like \RemoveSpaces{This is my sentence.} which will be converted to Thisismysentence.
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Keywords with spaces in Listings

I want spaced keywords in listings (that is, keyword, with spaces in between). Now, there are some questions in this site already answered, like this one, where the official answer is that “it is not ...
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How can I split this equation?

Does anyone know how to split this equation in two lines? \begin{equation*} \iint_S \eta = \iint_S \left[F(x(u,v), y(u,v), z(u,v)) \ \frac{\partial(x,y)}{\partial(u,v)} + G(x(u,v), y(u,v), z(u,v)) \ ...
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Define pretty sets in LaTeX; esp., how to do the condition-separator?

E.g., I have this set: \{ \alpha \in \Sigma^\omega | \exists^\omega n : \alpha [0,n] \notin \Sigma^* a_1 \Sigma^* a_2 \dotsb a_n \Sigma^* \} Here, I use | as the separator for the condition part. ...
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Missing space after “ø” \o [duplicate]

I am writing a German text with some Scandinavian names which include characters like ø. In one case the ø is at the end of the word and the following whitespace is ignored. MWE: ...
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How to increase space between bibliography without using biblatex

Is there a way to increase space between bibliography without using biblatex?
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Can't generate vertical space between tables

I realize this is probably a really simple issue but I'm a complete beginner. I am auto-generating code very similar to the LaTeX code below. However no matter what I do I can't get space between the ...
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Change vertical space in overset

How can I decrease the space in overset? I found this solution online, but it doesn't look quite like the original overset (note I know it is difficult to come up with a solution to handle all cases ...
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Something like \hfill with pstricks and XeTeX

I have a line of text in a pspicture environment and I need to distribute the words in a way like \hfill could do. Here is an image of what I want: I currently have this minimal example ...
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Unwanted vertical separation between tcolorboxes

I am trying to make printer labels for the spine of ring binders. The text is designed to be printed on label paper sheets with A4 format, having top and bottom margins of 26.5mm and left/right ...
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Extra space in command created

Consider the following answer given by @egreg which can be found at http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/111043/10898 Why is an extra 6.799999pt space created when you issue a command like ...
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Wrong vertical alignment using mdframed with tight margins

When using the mdframed environment with absolutely tight margins (all set 0pt), there is too much negative vertical space of split md-frames that are placed at the top of a page. To illustrate this, ...
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Spacing & sizing with libertine and newtxmath

I'm using the following setup for the Libertine font: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[lining]{libertine} \usepackage[libertine, cmintegrals]{newtxmath} \begin{document} ...
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Viewer-independent copyable spaces at the beginning of a line?

I need to include a couple of Python code listings, where the indentation of the lines (using some number of spaces) is significant. I would like for the code listings to be copyable, so the spaces at ...
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Upright text in math mode for chemical elements [duplicate]

I have a line as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} {$d_{(O_{1}-Zn/Mg)}(\SI{}{\angstrom})$ \end{document} showing: I don't want the letters to be ...