I want to know how to increase the distance between two paragraphs but not between two lines of the same paragraph. For example, if I type a long line, I want to wrap that line into a paragraph, but when I deliberately press Enter or type \\ and begin another paragraph, I want the default distance to be higher. Is it possible to set this for the whole document without using \\[10pt]?

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This is obtained by setting nonzero \parskip, e.g. \parskip10pt. Please keep in mind that such paragraphs should not be indented (you should set \parindent0pt), because mixing these two is considered a bad style.

  • Thank you very very much! I have been trying to figure that out since whole night, thanks alot!! – User49582934 Nov 15 '14 at 9:20

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