Questions tagged [grid-typesetting]

{grid-typesetting} is about structuring the text in a rhythmic flow, mainly using vertical skips that are multiples of the baseline skip.

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How to get rid of erroneous extra grid lines?

The below code is giving me an error: How do I get rid of these bad extra lines? See image at the bottom. \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{|r|r|r|r|r|} \hline \...
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Multicol, vertical alignment of normal text lines

Is there an environment like multicol that would horizontally align lines of columns? I was asked to help with a dictionary and the layout should have two columns. Running plain text is fine, lines ...
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What is the “generic rule” for determining how many words to “justify” on a line in a book?

Let's say that we have a raw book script such as: Alice looked on the hobbit, shocked, and said: "You have eaten all our food?! Then what will we eat?" Bilbo replied: "Sorry about that....
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Typessing on a grid (Quantum spaces by Jean-Luc Doumont) support in latex

I saw the presentation of Jean-Luc Doumont on typesetting on a grid. He talks about some macros in this presentation, but I wonder if there is any package in latex jet, to support this. Here are the ...
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Lined-paper line spacing, and redefining the math environment

(The description is kind of long, questions are at bottom) I'm currently using a lined-paper style, thus need all the contents to be strictly sticking to the line. I've changed the \baselineskip, have ...
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How to typeset a cumulative frequency curve with non-integer x axis ticks using Tikz and PGF, not pstricks

I am a newbie here. I need your help: I need to typeset this curve using Tikz and pgf only, no pstricks. The xy values to be plotted are contained in the 3rd and 4th columns in this table: Note: ...
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Writing text side-by-side [closed]

Can someone please help me figure out how to write two columns of text side by side for just a short region of a page in LaTeX? As a MWE please see the attached pic. Edit : I just want to write two ...
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Blanks before redefined heads not obeying grid in ConTeXt

The following MWE in ConTeXt shows that if space is inserted before a chapter heading at the top of a page, it moves the contents of that page off the grid. Without the second argument to setuphead, ...
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Grid typesetting for equations

There were many discussions about grid typesetting in TeX. "Almost impossible"... I want to show that it is possible. I have found a way to make display math obey the grid. In contrast to packages ...
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LuaLaTeX: Align baselines in two column document (grid typesetting)

I'm typesetting a scientific book with a lot of sections, tables, figures and equations. The book is in two columns. My client asked me to ensure baselines of the text in both columns are aligned ...
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Typesetting a fancy grid of figures

So, I need TeX to arrange the page as can be seen below. More specifically, to arrange vector graphics .pdf figures in a rectangular grid, with strict fixed boundaries, captions below and possibly ...
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Move a pgfplot's minor grid on behind the major one

I noticed that the minor grid y = const coordinate lines are before the major one. How can I move the minor grid on behind the major one? \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} %=====...
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ConTeXt: Use grid in margin block

Even though I set grid=yes in \setuplayout, margin blocks do not use the grid. Example file: \setuplayout [ grid=yes, cutspace=6cm, width=fit, backspace=6cm, ] \showgrid \...
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Snapping back to baseline in documents with facing pages

Usually the baseline in LaTeX's output is exactly continuous across pages, so that lines on the following pages appear as printed "on top" of each other when a page is turned. But that behaviour can ...
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How to (re)define margins for sectioning commands? [duplicate]

I'm currently trying to adjust my document to the baseline grid and for that I want to change all margins of \chapter, \section, \subsection (and floats) etc. to multiples of the \baselineskip. I ...
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ConTeXt: Grid-aligned external images

Background Looking to embed images that are grid-aligned. More specifically, I'd like to render linearized absorption and emission spectral lines that do not cause the prose to typeset off-grid. (See ...
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How to draw under-text grid lines in minipage?

I want to achieve like shown below: But the only thing I can get with ulem is: With the code below: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{ulem} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{minipage}...
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centering / aligning arbitrary amsmath objects

See how the little ^\frown ⌢ symbols are aligned (on the last 3 lines) ? That's what I want. But see how it's just a concatenation symbol for (C_\alpha) (Cα) and (C_\beta) (Cβ) ? I want to make ...
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creating a square 9x9 grid

I am new to latex. Is there a way to create shogi diagram like this picture using tikzpicture? I have tried tabular with square cell and rotating package for rotating kanji and created some very plain ...
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Align figure on a grid by it's top edge

I'm trying to place figures in a book that I'm typesetting. Most of them end up at the top of a page. I'd like my captions to use smaller font with a smaller line spacing than the main text of the ...
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Fullwidth solutionorgrid with exam-class

The exam-class provides a convenient environment for typesetting either a specified kind of space for students to solve the question or the solution to that question, based on given class options. My ...
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Why does the baseline skip depend on the letters depth in some fonts?

I have some trouble with the line high using an OTF with fontspec package. The baseline skip of a line differs depending on the depth of the used letter. So for example a line containing a »g« is ...
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How to use custom command output as lenght?

In order to convince TeX to keep the grid I tried to program a command, that takes a font size switch as parameter and calculates the reminder of the division of the corresponding baseline skip and ...
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True grid: What happens to vertical spaces if a section follows directly a chapter?

I am trying to keep the lines of all pages to the same grid. So I set the spaces above and under \chapter, \section etc. to compensate the different baselineskip of my headings. For example I set ...
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How do you get a blurred backpage in draft-setting?

In an answer to this question, Tobi posted an image of a few lines of text, and then, blurred and with a slight skip, the lines of the text that appear on the backside of the page, in reverse order: ...
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Grid typesetting in memoir

I am trying to make all lines line up in my documents. As I am using a custom leading of exactly 15pt, I have replaced all occurrences of vertical space with the nearest multiple of 15, and all ...
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Redefine \equation for grid typesetting

Please look at the following MWE: \documentclass[17pt, twocolumn, landscape]{extbook}% \baselineskip=22pt \newdimen\mathheight \newdimen\mathdepth % Redefine \equation for grid typesetting \...
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Is there an automatic way to fit lines in document with multiple columns?

I've noted that professional multicolumn documents usually manage to fit the parallel lines. With that I mean that all the lines of both columns are perfectly at the same height. This is achieved by ...
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Ignoring \vskipnextgrid at the top of a page before \section

Consider a document using the gridset package, and some plain text at the top of two pages. But one of the pages is preceded by a \vskipnextgrid like so: \RequirePackage{gridset} \documentclass[12pt]{...
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\savepos=\savepos in lualatex. Why?

I use LuaLaTeX. Today I decided to try the gridset package. To my surprise, \usepackage{gridset} produced an error, telling me that the \savepos command was already defined. MWE: \documentclass{...
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How to align floats to a grid?

I try to use John Kormylo's idea for grid typesetting. See: Text in two columns on the same level The command \resetbase works very well for nonfloating objects like equations or headings. But how ...
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How to center a justified 80%-width paragraph while preserving perfect grid alignment?

I need to center a justified paragraph, 80% of total textwidth while preserving perfect alignment with the underlying baseline grid. I can get the desidered size and centering, but not the alignment ...
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ConTeXt: How do a \hrule beneath title in grid mode?

How can I place the \hrule beneath the title in grid mode the same as in grid mode off? Why is the \hrule more greyish in grid mode? Grid off: \setuplayout[grid=off] \setuphead[title][after=\hrule, ...
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Grid and chapter (addchap), section (KOMA)

My publisher asked me to work with a grid because the book will have 1000 pages and very thin paper, so that the text from the next page won't shine through making the page all grey. I read about the ...
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Grid typesetting

Question Is there any way to manage that text stays on the grid given by a tikzpicture? Screenshot MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{eso-pic} \AddToShipoutPicture{% \...
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How can I calculate a number of lines needed to fit the text?

I want to make a command that works like \CalcNumber{<the text>}{<width>}{<cs>} And stores the number of lines (i. e. height in \baselineskip rounded up) needed for <the text>...
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Setting titles to be a multiple of \baselineskip fo grid typesetting

I want to typeset my document on grid, so I use the following commands for titles: \titleformat{\section} {\fontsize{20}{2\baselineskip}\selectfont\bfseries\sffamily}{}{0em}{#1} \titlespacing*{\...
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Adding space around section title for in-register in KOMA-script context

I saw recepts from answers on this question, and can I do this without titlesec, only with KOMA tools, f.e. via \RedeclareSectionCommand[afterskip=<amount>,beforeskip=<amount>]{section} ...
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Adding chapterheadendvskip with “phantom” chapterprefix in KOMA Script (scrreprt) with grid layout (grid.sty)

First of all, I apologize if this question is too localised, my explanation is too vague (and perhaps irrelevant) and the given MWE is too messed up. I am trying to use grid layout provided by grid....
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Why is grid typesetting available in ConTeXt?

As I understand, the problem with the grid typesetting lies in the mechanism TeX uses for page construction. There are a few packages that try to fix that and that may be done (hopefully) with LaTeX3. ...
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Headings height and grid in ConTeXT

How do I increase the line-height of headings in ConTeXT while using grid typesetting without interfering with the alignment of subsequent lines? (Misalignment marked in green). My code is: \...
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Three column line with fixed width for first column on baseline grid

I'm trying to format work headings in a resume that meet the following constraints: The company name is left aligned and takes up a fixed width, e.g. 2.5cm. The job titles are all left aligned with ...
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Ordering a maths equation into two, equal columns

This question is currently taking up a bit too much space. I was wondering if it is possible to split ONLY the solution of this maths equation, not anything above or below it, into two equal sides ...
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Context: Placing float (figure) and caption-top at same height on grid

This answer explains very well how to get text on context's grid and floats to align nicely. I have the same requirement for aligning, but I need it for the caption beside the figure. Considering ...
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draw a Grid line on each and every baseline and every page (throughout the file)

How to get the Grid lines on the every baseline and every page, like the below image, is any packages are available to get the desired output? also suggest How to typeset the text on the grid lines (...
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using grid to set lines at the same baseline on opposing pages

There is this question about fixing headings in KOMA to the line grid and this one going for (as far as I understand) something similar for the whole document in XeTeX. Is there a possibility to ...
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Page layout of Mishna Brura text.

I'm relatively new with using TeX and primarily use it for writing Mathematics. However a colleague of mine is looking to use TEX for its typesetting properties to actively work with typeset pages....
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How does \footnotesep work anyway?

I recently developed a fascination in grid typesetting and therefore was trying to get all the elements on my page separated from each other by multiples of the \baselineskip value (don't try doing ...
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ConTeXt minimal example with twocolumn, Footnotes, quote, lists, headings

I am thinking about moving at least for some purposes to ConTeXt because of the grid typesetting option. However I did not find a minimal working example that shows how to use Footnotes, Lists, the ...
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When I activate grid layout in ConTeXt, empty lines inexplicably appear [closed]

What am I doing wrong? When I activate grid layout in ConTeXt, empty lines appear inside my paragraphs. I activate the grid layout normally, through \setuplayout[grid=yes] and I get this (in page ...