{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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Table Environment with Surrounding Spaces like Normal Paragraph

Around a tabular environment, LaTeX produces different vertical spaces than a normal paragraph. There are some answers here in LaTeX Stack Exchange that advise setting \intextsep, but I see no ...
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Why does beamer change the item spacing when there are sub-items?

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How to make a command completely empty / invisible / non-existent?

I have a command like \newcommand{\todo}[1]{#1} which I sometimes replace by: \newcommand{\todo}[1]{} In terms of spacing/whitespace, the behavior of the "empty" command is as follows: Test. ...
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set row separation (vertical spacing) of enumerated list in multicol environment

I'd like to be able to control the spacing between rows of an enumerated list within a multicol environment, ideally only requiring a single argument at the beginning of the multicol environment. ...
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How to minimize occurring text gaps when wrapping around Images?

So I've got this problem. I am using XeTex compiler (but I think the rest give the same result too) I am using a \parshape style-method in order to form a space for a large image, in the middle, of a ...
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How to change the space between the itemize “items” in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vertical space in lists How to change the space between the itemize "items" in LaTeX so that I can continue to use the "itemize" and "item" tag without needing to ...
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ToC content spacing and related formatting

I'm working in memoir class and creating ToC with both short and (sometimes very) long chapter title. I need to: Adjust horizontal spacing between part\chapter number and the title so they won't be ...
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How to control horizontal placement of shortintertext

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\hbox spread in plain TeX

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How to make a multi-line equation fit in a single column of a two-column document

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How could I modify vertical space between inst on titlepage?

I think everything is in the question. My problem is that my graphic is half visible because of the 4 \inst I have on the title page... So my approach to get my graphic 100% visible is to decrease the ...
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Allow space before heading at top of page in book class

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Vertical space in TOC (references entry)

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I'm looking for a compact style for the whole document

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consistent spacing using tabular/ minipage/ parbox

Even though I've read numerous threads on how to achieve consistent spacing, I still cannot figure out, why it doesn't work when using any of the macros \testD to \testG in the following example. ...
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Vertical space within chapter label using titlesec

I am required to have a chapter heading formatted in the following way to obey thesis formatting rules at our institution: CHAPTER Chapter Title The vertical space between "CHAPTER" ...
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What is the difference between \hspace*{\fill} and \hfill?

In the memoir manual on page 183 ,this example is given: \begin{figure} \centering \hspace*{\fill} {ILLUSTRATION 1} \hfill {ILLUSTRATION 2} \hspace*{\fill} \caption{Example float with two ...
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More space between main text and footnote [duplicate]

I want to add some space between text on the page and footnotes. I need to have "one missing line" above the black line of footnotes. Thank you for any help!
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text alignment problem in beamer

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Solid heading for onecolumn and twocolumn document

I need advice on creating a consistent solid heading style for a document that has both one column and two column pages. In one column mode, the heading should fill the entire page, but in two column ...
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Aligning tabular inside list environment

Referring to my other unanswered because edited question here (see edit at the end), I have to open this new post. What can be done, to adjust the top of the tabular with the exercise-number at the ...
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Natbib with numbering: citeauthor, citeyear, horizontal white space [duplicate]

I am quite a new user of Natlib package with some basic knowledge of Latex. I have defined a custom new function \Mycite to obtain an hybrid citation with Authors (Year) [Number]. The rest of my ...
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Aligning minipages inside list environment

I use an own environment to typeset exercises with exercise-numbering at the left and exercise-body at the right. When I want to put two minipages in the exercise-body, they aren't aligned anymore ...
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Frameboxes in multicol environment don't align

This code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{calc} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \begin{document} \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{center} ...
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Mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class

I am writing a book using memoir class and I want to mimic fonts and spacing of tufte-book class.
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Beautify whitespace in math environment with aligned with hline

I'm kind of surprised I can't find this issue already addressed somewhere, it seems so basic: I want to typeset basic algebra solutions where you write an equation and then under it you write what ...
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Is there such thing as “visual-only whitespace”?

I want to write IBANs and noticed that if I write DE12\,1234\,5678\,9123\,4567\,89 I am getting the half space I would expect but when copy-pasting it, the white space vanishes (as mentioned in ...
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Zero space between characters, decibel sign

My MWE, \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} dB \end{document} output, But I want zero (maybe negative) space between d and B. That is I didn't find ...
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Bibliography in LaTeX: Spaces between words

I'm writing the bibliography. LaTeX don't write it well. I don't know why. I have tried the two methods: \begin{the bibliography} and using BiBTeX. The result is the same. The result is longer spaces ...
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Add space between two images

Hello I want add space between two images like this: \begin{figure} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{test1.png} \vspace{2cm} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{test2.png} ...
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Spacing of bibliography items affects title space

My main tex file is set for double space, but my bibliography must be different. Each item is single space (line spacing, intra item), separated by a double space (paragraph spacing, inter item). All ...
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Table: white spacing with rowcolor, multicolumn and multirow

I have the following table : It uses \rowcolor, \multicolumn, \multirow but it also has a wide white spacing between the cases. I need the title "Cobertura del transporte en el municipio de ...
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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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reducing space before and after sub-headings

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How to increase between hspace

How would I increase the vertical space between the first two projects and the second? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper,sans]{moderncv} % moderncv themes \moderncvstyle{banking} ...
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Increasing vertical space after equation in paragraph with short previous line?

The problem I'm aware that LaTeX the spacing around equations in a paragraph differs depending on how long the line of the paragraph immediately preceding the equation is. When the preceding line is ...
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How to increase vertical spacing between minipage and text?

I was trying to include two equations side-by-side in a document, while retaining the labels following this answer. However the spacing between the minipage and the text is too small. How can I ...
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Random unwanted space between paragraphs

I generate LaTeX code from XML for a book I'm writing, using pdflatex (Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (Web2C 2009)) and memoir. Very infrequently, there appears to be an extra blank line between two ...
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Increase height of fancyhdr header

How would one increase the height of the \fancyhead{} so that the text in the main body, doesn't collide with the title? I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt,oneside]{article} ...
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Using \vspace in articles

Is using a \vspace{} command a stable/proper way to remove the white space in the figures while using it in an article? If not, then can anyone suggest me a quick fix to this? FYI, I am making .eps ...
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How to relax the horizontal spacing rules for one line?

I have a line that happens to end in a non-breakable code-fragment This is a long line that ends in a \pre{std::ostream} long word. When printed the line is too full. The spaces between the words ...
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Hyphen separating symbols, without intervening spaces

What's the easiest/least ugly way to avoid the spaces around the hyphen in the following macro? \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\nuSwap}{\nu-\textsf{swap}} \begin{document} I get $\nuSwap$, ...
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captionof{} and double-spacing

I am combining Tikz pictures with \includeimage in my thesis, which means I am mixing \captionof{} and \caption for captioning all of my images. I have now noticed that after invoking \doublespacing ...
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Modifying whitespace before and after list separately using enumitem package

I use the enumitem package to modify the amount of space related to lists. One of the options this package can easily modify is topsep. However, this variable controls the vertical space both before ...
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Shorthand Adjustment

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No spacing between enumerated items with \usepackage{enumerate}

I use this code now: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item a \item b \item c \end{enumerate} \end{document} I want to decrease the line ...
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White space problem using multiple \ifnumequal

I am trying to produce slightly different documents based on a single numerical input. But when I use multiple \ifnumequal commands to get the correct bit of text it produces really strange white ...
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Is \\[<len>] as bad as \\ for new lines?

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Color overshoots when using \cellcolor without intercolumn space

When creating highly regular tables, I'm quite fond of the custom C column type shown below that accepts a width and centers the content, without having me worry about intercolumn space messing ...
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Indentation in footnote

I have a small Problem with indentation in LaTeX footnotes: \documentclass[draft,12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[footnote,printonlyused]{acronym} \begin{document} foo\footnote{foo: ...