{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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Section title spacing keep changing

I am using the \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} package. My problem is spacing between the sections and subsections are inconsistent. One section title spacing is different than the others. I ...
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Strange space between proof and the next definition

I am experiencing strange vertical spacing between a proof environment and the next definition environment of the amsthm package. For example, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Place a specific part of the text in a certain horizontal coordinate

I am new to Latex and I am using a function in moderncv, \cvitemwithcomment, that requires three inputs and print three texts. In my case, what I insert is: \documentclass{moderncv} ...
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Vertically centering a tcolorbox on a page

I'm trying to vertically center a tcolorbox on a page, but with the code below the box isn't exactly at the middle of the page. So far I've tried this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Determine a particular font's spacing

I'm typsetting emojis in xetex and I found this great library called xelatexemoji (on github). But when I use different fonts, the spacing around the included graphic changes. As I've seen in various ...
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\hbox overflow, Friggeri fancy CV

I'm VERY new to LaTeX so the searches I have done have lead to zero progress in solving my problem. I've been playing around with the entrylist parameters on the .cls file to no avail. My essential ...
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Fixed position for boxes at the body area

First of all, I'd like to find a solution without Tikz (PGF) because I'll share this file and people could not be able to install additional packages. So simplest solution could be good. I'd like to ...
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Imposing negative spacing between columns in alignat environment

I have the following code (don't mind about the lyrics: they are included just for comparison between text and math mode): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{bm} ...
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How to remove top margin above \tableofcontents

My contents page would fit on one side, if LateX wouldn't force an automatic whitespace block on top of the table of contents. Is there any way to remove this block and have \tableofcontents start at ...
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the word symbols stick with the rest of the nomenclature

I am doing the nomenclature. The word symbol sticks with the rest of the nomenclature as the word subscript superscript and acronyms. I would like to set a little space. Do you know how to do it? I am ...
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Remove white space around subfigure on book class document

I have the following to include two sub figures side by side: \begin{figure}[H] \centering \begin{subfigure}{.5\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[width=0.6\linewidth]{figure1.png} ...
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How can I get space between my integral expression and du? They always look crammed together [duplicate]

How do I get a space between my integral expression shown here and the du expression? When I compile this or any other similar expression the du is right next to the parenthetical or radicand or ...
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Why do each of the pages after the first drop down a little? [duplicate]

I tried to do a custom header on the first page and then just a regular footer on every page by copying things from other people's questions. But when I compile the first page looks fine but all the ...
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Beamer Warsaw theme: Reduce the number of subsections visible in the navigation bar

I give a lecture with 10 sections and maybe 5-10 subsections. Using the Warsaw theme would make the available space too small. Is there a way to make the navigation bar show: only the last ...
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How to move the word Content on the top of the page

I have two problems. 1.I would like to move the word Content on the top of the page. The word content is the table of content. 2. The second problem is regarding the space between each paragraph ...
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Space between text and its following figure

How can I make some space between the text and its following figure? (Only once and not for the whole document).
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Adjusting space when using the “lettre” class

I am quite new in writing letters with LaTeX, and I am wondering whether there is a way to adjust the space between the end of the sender's e-mail address and the subject of the letter (see picture ...
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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: ...
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pgfplotstable, multicolumn sp

I am trying to make a table (code below) that should contain three headings and five equally spaced sub columns but the one on the far right does not want to agree. If I make the really long heading ...
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Add spacing between every second bar tikzpicture

So I've created this chart below from a .csv file with the code at the bottom. However I would like to add some spacing between the 2&3 bars and 4&5 bars. Is this possible or do I need to ...
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Why are the Spaces Between Footnotes So Large? (tcolorbox)

I am using tcolorbox to create numberless footnotes to put math definitions at the bottom of the page. The point is that they're supposed to be noticeable and readable, but not so large as to take up ...
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pgfgantt title spacing

I have the code below which produces the titles as in the attached image. As you can see the month names are squashed, how can i fix this please? Thanks. \noindent\resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{ ...
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How to skip baseline in equations?

I used the following code to resemble the formula on the right hand side of the picture, but I get the left hand side in which the columnar matrix is too tall! \documentclass[12pt]{book} ...
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How to insert vertical whitespace above and below a tabular environment

I used a tabular in middle of text, but there is little (vertical) space around the table inside the text. How can I increase the margin of this tabular (the distance between horizontal lines of table ...
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How to Remove All Whitespace around text? [closed]

I would like to remove all spacing around text. Vertical and horizontal. I have solved this problem before but I cannot find the source. I want to read the document on my phone's screen which is ...
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Tables: font size setting for all the cells and \arraystretch

I'm trying to create tables with small font size text in cells and large space between rows. If I put \small in every cell, the command \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.3} works, but if I try to put ...
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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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Hightlight specfic digits within siunix's \num

I would like to highlight specific digits in a number. Since the number is large I would like to use \num{} from the siunitx package. Of course I can do it manually as in the MWE below, but was ...
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Large spaces between words in subsection title [duplicate]

I have a problem with the spacing in the header of a subsection. Only this particular heading has large spaces. It looks like this: Here is MWE: \documentclass[11pt,twocolumn]{article} ...
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how to typeset empty inner product

I want to typeset the following in TeX (without the arguments). < , > I know that I can accomplish this by doing \langle , \rangle As an example I want to write something like the follwing: ...
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Reducing vertical space after algorithm2e

My document currently looks like this: As you can see, there is a very large vertical space between my text and the algorithm2e object. How can I reduce the spacing between these?
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How to add extra spaces between rows in tabular environment?

I couldn't find any option that lets me expand the vertical space between rows in tabular environment. For example, \begin{tabular}{c c} $f^{(n)}(x)$ & $f^{(n)}(0)$ \\ ...
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Setstretch for a table

I am trying to put a list inside a table, using paragraph mode, but the space between the items is too wide, so I was thinking about using the setstretch{} command. Do you know how can I set it in the ...
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Nomenclature double interline… why?

unfortunately I have some issue with the nomenclature. It works fine but I have double interline between each nomenclature. Could you help me please? How to get a normal nomenclature? I attaching the ...
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How to remove top sep line in chapter and empty pages?

I am trying to remove the top sep line (I want the bottom still to be there) for chapter and empty pages only while using KOMA. I hope someone can help me.
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\nopagebreak in longtable results in undesired negative vertical space

System: XeTeX Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99992 (TeX Live 2015/W32TeX). MWE (with a grid superimposed to help visualizing the issue): \documentclass[12pt]{book} ...
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How do I get a space or line break between paragraphs rather than an indent? Parskip is not working [closed]

So when I first started out with my file I had gaps between paragraphs and no indent, as I was using the parskip package as listed below in my pre amble. At some point for a reason unbeknown to me ...
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Vertical spacing in enumitem list

Consider the following example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} % New line after \item (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/29518/15874) \makeatletter \def\myitem{% \@ifnextchar[ ...
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Change the space between words only in section titles

In a section title the spacing of the words seems long to me although I get no warning by LaTeX for underful/overful boxes. How can I change the space between the words, but only in the titles of the ...
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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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Decrease vertical space after header in cvlist of currvita

I want to decrease the vertical space between the header of my cvlist and the first item. So "Schulbildung" and the item "Heintz Grundschule Berlin" should be closer than right now. How can I achieve ...
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Change spacing before chapter title within frontmatter

I am using the report class for my dissertation, which requires 2 inch margin beginning at each chapter. I am using the following command: \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{2in}{1in} This works fine ...
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Can't align my equations properly in my proof

I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me out with a spacing issue that I'm running into whenever I type out a lengthy equation. I'm trying to make my proof of the binomial theorem look ...
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LaTeX inconsistent spacing? Is this normal?

\subsection{Third Isomorphism Theorem} Let $G$ be a group, and $N\unlhd G$, $K\unlhd G$ such that $N\subseteq K\subseteq G$. Then $(G/N)/(K/N)\cong G/K$. \subsection{Correspondence Theorem} Let ...
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How to properly align multiple rows and columns of plots?

My plots are getting misaligned between the rows because of the negative values on the y axis. They're also way too far to the right. Is there any way to fix this? What it looks like: My code: ...
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Difficulty with long multiline equation

I am typesetting a memoir for a member of the Royal Society, who has provided me with a hand-written copy. All was going well until a slightly too long multiline equation: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to move the chapter title upwards on page?

How can I get the chapter higher on the page in order to get as many words as possible per page. Here is my MWE of what I am talking about. \documentclass[12pt]{book} ...
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Propagating fill values to Beamer columns

I would like to be able to use lengths with fill glue inside a Beamer column (or, for that matter, inside a minipage) in such a way that the finally assigned length is consistent inside and outside ...
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How can I customise the table of contents like so?

I face a problem of spacing between items in my table of contents. This is what I have at the moment: I would like to change a few things: I want to put table of content in center I want to put ...
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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} ...