I use


in my preamble to change line spacing of my main text. For my Figure cpations I'd like to have a value of 1.0 or 1.2. Is there an easy way to change the line-spacing for figure captions, table captions,... independently?

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    Use the setspace package that already takes care of that. – egreg Jan 10 '14 at 11:55
  • So, how can I change the spacing for captions? I only found out, how I can change the spacing of the main text. This does not affect the spacing of captions. – Sven Jan 10 '14 at 13:01

You can use caption package together with setspace package. This is what caption documentation says:

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Further, you can use setspace package to adjust spacing for the whole document by using the commands it provides as noted by egreg.

A MWE will be:

\captionsetup[table]{font={stretch=1.2}}     %% change 1.2 as you like
\captionsetup[figure]{font={stretch=1.2}}    %% change 1.2 as you like
 %% or
 %% \captionsetup{font={stretch=1.2}}  %% this affects both figure and table



\chapter{Some chapter}
Some table comes here


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  • For anyone else who's confused, its font=onehalfspacing, not font=onehalf-spacing – Calvin Khor Aug 27 '19 at 14:42

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