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:

1. I want to put table of content in center
2. I want to put single space between

author's declaration
abstract
acknowledgement
table of content
list of figures

3. then two double space then chapter one

4. then between each chapter single space.
5. how can I put the font size standard for element in chapter one such as background of study and problem statement?

\documentclass[12pt,english]{report}
\renewcommand*{\contentsname} {\centering \large TABELE OF CONTENTS} % to change the table of content
\renewcommand{\listfigurename}{\large\centering LIST OF FIGURES}
\usepackage{tocloft}  % use for th next command in order to remove dots
\renewcommand{\cftdot}{} % remove dots of table of content
\usepackage{indentfirst} % to make indent from first paragraph

\begin{document}

\newpage

\include{abstract}
\newpage
\chapter*{ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS}%
\newpage

\tableofcontents

\newpage
\listoffigures

\end{document}

• Please add a minimal working example (MWE) that illustrates your problem. It will be much easier for us to reproduce your situation and find out what the issue is when we see compilable code, starting with \documentclass{...} and ending with \end{document}. – jubobs Dec 9 '13 at 11:55
• Is there any help – user1873093 Dec 10 '13 at 10:48
• Is there any news here? – Johannes_B May 1 '16 at 15:49

If i understood the question correctly, you want the following.

\documentclass[12pt]{report}
\usepackage{tocloft}  % use for th next command in order to remove dots
\renewcommand{\cftdot}{} % remove dots of table of content

\renewcommand{\cftchapfont}{\cftsecfont}
\renewcommand{\cftchappagefont}{\cftsecfont}
\setlength{\cftbeforechapskip}{0pt}
\begin{document}
\tableofcontents
\chapter{Animals}
\section{Mara}
\section{Echidna}
\section{Wombat}
\section{Guanaco}
\section{Dinosaur}
\section{Capybara}
\chapter{Legends}
\section{Martin}
\section{Enrico}
\section{Werner}
\section{Gonzalo}
\section{David}
\section{Christian}

\end{document}