I am using framed package to draw a box around some texts. When I compile it without wrapping it up in the figure command I have no problem. However, when I use it like this:

\usepackage{setspace} % for switching between double/single space in document‎


this is a line

this is a line

this is a line

this is another line
\caption[figure1]‎{description for figure1}‎‎‎
\label{Fig_1}‎‎ %for Lockstep point!see the comments!  


the linespacing reverts to default (see the attached image). Am I missing something?
BTW, I have seen Post1 and Post2, still no clue. If it is important why I used framed, I must mention that when using double spacing, the text spans more than 1 page and framed does a nice job.

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  • Please post a complete but minimal example. – Axel Sommerfeldt Jan 2 '11 at 14:06
  • I have just edited the code. – Yasser Sobhdel Jan 2 '11 at 14:22
  • The \label command should be placed after the \caption command. – lockstep Jan 2 '11 at 14:26
  • Why? I don't get the point. What is the difference? But I just edited it and added a comment! – Yasser Sobhdel Jan 2 '11 at 14:43
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    The \label command will refer to the last command that stepped a "referable" counter (e.g., \section or \caption). To observe this in your code example, add two sections before the figure and \ref{Fig_1} after the figure. A \label before \caption will actually refer to the second section, not to the figure. – lockstep Jan 2 '11 at 15:00

The setspace package patches floating environments, footnotes etc. to be single-spaced. Unfortunately there is no package option to suppress that, so if you don't like your float single-spaced as default, insert the following code immediately after loading of the setspace package:

\let\@xfloat=\latex@xfloat % revert setspace patch of floating environments

But please note that this will increase the vertical distance between figure body and figure caption, too. (And make the captions double-spaced as well.) If you don't like this, forget about the code above and better use \doublespacing inside your framed environments.

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    I just added the \doublespacing in the first line of code after \begin{framed} and that did the job. Thanks – Yasser Sobhdel Jan 2 '11 at 16:25

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