I need your help. I'm using this command:


to create a spacing between the lines. But I'm still not sure where to insert it, wether before the begin{document} or after or before each text? Because there is one paragraph in the four pages I wrote till now, where there is no line spacing and I don't know why. Or do you know another command which would apply for the whole text? A package probably?

My code:

\titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{3.5ex plus 1ex minus .2ex}{8.3ex plus .2ex}



\subsection*{1.1 Motivation}


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  • See the package setspace. – Marco Daniel May 12 '13 at 12:49
  • @MarcoDaniel thank you Marco, I think you have to insert this: \usepackage{setspace} \onehalfspacing But it is still not working. – abdu May 12 '13 at 12:56
  • Please show us an mwe. I am sure that it works. – Marco Daniel May 12 '13 at 13:02
  • @abdu A tip: If you indent lines by 4 spaces or enclose words in backticks `, they'll be marked as code, as can be seen in my edit. You can also highlight the code and click the "code" button (with {} on it). — Only inline markup (`) works in comments. – Qrrbrbirlbel May 12 '13 at 13:26

Have you tried


before the


line ? I think it should help.

  • hey, yes this one works too, however without the 'cm' so just \linespread{1.5}. But still having a problem with the last 3 lines I wrote. They don't have anyspacing, I don't know why. – abdu May 12 '13 at 12:58
  • Could you put some code in your post or a try to give an example ? – Alain May 12 '13 at 13:01
  • Yes sure, \documentclass[10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[left=35mm,right=35mm,top=35mm,bottom=35mm]{geometry} \titleformat{\section}{\Huge\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{} \titleformat{\chapter}{\huge\bfseries}{\thesection}{1em}{} \titlespacing*{\section} {0pt}{3.5ex plus 1ex minus .2ex}{8.3ex plus .2ex} \titlespacing*{\chapter}{0pt}{3.5cm}{2cm} \linespread{1.5} \begin{document} \chapter*{Kapitel 1} \section*{Einleitung} \subsection*{1.1 Motivation} \begin{large} ... \subsection*{1.2 Ziel dieser Arbeit} ... till now everything is Ok – abdu May 12 '13 at 13:11
  • Maybe add the code in your initial post so that users can easily copy it ? – Alain May 12 '13 at 13:14
  • How do I write the my code clearly in these grey shades? I think the linespacing disappears after I begin with a new subsection. – abdu May 12 '13 at 13:19

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