How do I reduce the line spacing in my Table of Contents? I tried with \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} but it doesn't...

  • You should have a look at the setspace package.
    – Werner
    Aug 28, 2012 at 21:53
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    \begin{spacing}{0.9} \tableofcontents \end{spacing} Thank you for help
    – researcher
    Aug 28, 2012 at 22:20
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    You can answer your own question since it seems that you already have solved your problem.
    – hpesoj626
    Aug 29, 2012 at 4:01

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Instead of the spacing environment, you can use also the tocloft package for a more granular control. See the MWE:

\usepackage{lipsum} % placeholder text
\chapter{The chapter one}
\chapter{The chapter two}
\section{Lore ipsum}
\section{Nam dui ligula}
\section{Nulla malesuada}
\chapter{The chapter three}
\section{Lore ipsum}
\chapter{The chapter four}
\section{Lore ipsum}
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    If you use the version of tocloft which is part of the memoir class, you should use \cftbeforechapterskip instead of \cftbeforechapskip and \cftbeforesectionskip instead of \cftbeforesecskip.
    – ScumCoder
    Oct 3, 2016 at 13:04

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