There's a noticeable difference in spacing between tcblines and the tcblower in my tcolorbox table. I looked for a relevant spacing setting from tcb's documentation but couldn't find one, so I tried using [size=minimal], and noticed that the tcblines still had like 1em of spacing?

See my previous question for an image and code. What I ultimately want is that the spacings for tcblines and the tcblower would be the same.

Edit2: After creating the following example code, I discovered that by itself it works fine. It appears using the parskip package is what causes the difference in spacing.

Edit3: Solution added.



    \newgeometry{left=1.5cm, right=1.5cm, top=1.0cm, bottom=1.0cm}
    enhanced, space to upper,
    height fill, sharp corners,
    segmentation style=solid,
    middle=0.1pc, boxsep=0.1pc]
        {@{} >{\hsize=1.15\hsize}X >{\hsize=1.15\hsize}X >{\hsize=.7\hsize}X @{}}

            student name here

            degree programme here

        {@{} >{\hsize=1.5\hsize}X >{\hsize=0.5\hsize}X @{}}
        \textbf{Thesis title}

        paper title here
        99 pages

        9 pages of appendices
        \textbf{Commissioned by}

        commissioner here

        supervisor here


        keyword1, keyword2, keyword3, etc.

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    I honestly don't even understand what space you're referring to. The only noticeable different space is the one after \lipsum[1], but from your description you seem to be talking about something else. – Torbjørn T. Mar 14 '18 at 21:06
  • @TorbjørnT.: I think that's the spacing that is referred too, which is caused by height fill – user31729 Mar 14 '18 at 21:10
  • Sorry, I didn't mean the image from the answer, but the 2nd image from my question. See the "Keywords" row at the bottom, and how it almost touches the tcblower. – TakingItCasual Mar 14 '18 at 21:11
  • @TakingItCasual: Please post the compilable code that causes the issue -- apparently the answer there is not related to your current question – user31729 Mar 14 '18 at 21:13
  • @TakingItCasual: No, please post the compilable document, not just fragments – user31729 Mar 14 '18 at 21:17

Turns out it was parskip causing the difference in spacing. I had originally used the [parbox=false] option so that paragraphs would have the empty lines between them, but I found out I can do that manually with \setlength{\parskip}{\baselineskip} before the paragraphs and \setlength{\parskip}{0pc} after the paragraphs, eliminating the need to use [parbox=false]. Not setting the parbox option to false fixes the issue.

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