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{line-spacing} is about adjusting the space between the lines of a document. A popular package is {setspace}.

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Latex Beamer: Title page subtitle line spacing

I am using a beamer template. I want to decrease the line spacing of the subtitle, due to a long subtitle. This is the current line spacing: While I am satisfied with the line spacing for the title, ...
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What's the default letter spacing, wrod spacing, and line spacing for LaTex?

I am trying to set up my markdown editor to export pdf similar to the style used in American Mathematics Society, just to make day to day writings look more formal, not for serious journal work. I am ...
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How can I make my formula fit properly in a 2 column page latex document?

I tried using naively the align instruction but it doesn't seem to work properly. Is there any way to fit it without splitting it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ${f}...
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Wrong line spacing inside new environment

I need a new environment with different font size, e.g. \large. I'm doing something like this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} % dummy text \usepackage{setspace} % for a 'forced' ...
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Reducing space of linebreak \\ in a table

How can I reduce the space between the lines created by \\ inside the following table? \begin{table}[!htbp] \centering \begin{adjustbox}{width=0.7\textwidth,totalheight=0.97\textheight} \begin{...
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Avoid affecting bibliography typesetting, when converting from Markdown to PDF with pandoc, though YAML parameters

I am writing a thesis in Markdown and converting it to PDF through pandoc. My uni requires 1.5 line spacing in thesis documents, and I've used this post as a guide. I've set header-includes:\...
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Correct line spacing when changing font size without causing the end of the paragraph

Consider the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1]% \begingroup% \tiny\color{red}% \lipsum[2]% \endgroup% \lipsum[3]% \end{...
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Line spacing in systeme

I'm working on a document where I need to increase the spacing between lines of text, but I want to keep the line spacing in arrays or systems unchanged. I've tried using the baselinestretch command ...
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Vertical alignment of text phrases of different font size

(With 2. and 3. "line 001", "line 002" etc at the left are only to show that the baselines of the lines at the right have vertical distances that are multiples of \baselineskip of ...
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How can I see how many pts "singlespace" is?

I'm trying to typeset in 10/12pt in lualatex. How can I figure out if single spacing (\SingleSpacing in memoir) is according to this specification?
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single spacing won't work in gb4e translation lines

I have a document that must be in at least 1.5 spacing in the body text. I am using the gb4e package to gloss a few hundred linguistic examples. Sometimes, the translation of these examples end up ...
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Why is before skip ignored in a tcolorbox

I have this MWE for a tcolorbox \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{skins,breakable} \usepackage{blindtext} \newcommand{\blsn}[2]{ \begin{tcolorbox}[ sharp ...
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Newline Spacing in Tabbing Environments

In my document I have use a tabbing environment of the form: \begin{tabbing} \qquad\qquad\quad\= \kill $i$ \> Imaginary unit $\sqrt{-1}$\\[1.5pt] $\cos x$ \> Cosine\\[1.5pt] $\sin x$ \> ...
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Why does the vertical (line) spacing scrunch up for certain paragraphs? [duplicate]

I'm writing a series of notes, and I've begun to see the vertical (line) spacing of certain paragraphs to substantially decrease compared to others. I've attached a photo to describe what I mean. The ...
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Need doublespacing in chapter titles of a thesis (in myreport.cls)

I am writing my doctoral thesis using the myreport.cls. The formatting requires double-spaced chapter titles. How can I achieve that? Here is the chapter definition used: % this one creates the ...
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Identifying font and spacing?

I am trying to identify the font for the following snippet: and also the line spacing between the lines. I tried spotty font identifiers online, but without much help. This might be also a scan, and ...
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Remove space between two lines

I can't find, how to remove the space between the blocks here? (the fbox will ultimately be removed, they are just used to show the problem) And more generally, how could I debug this in order to find ...
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mqty looks ugly due to bad vertical spacing

Below is a snippet of my code: 12: We can rewrite $W$ as $s\mqty[1 \\ 1 \\ 2 \\ 0]+t\mqty[3 \\ -1 \\ -1 \\ 4]$. Again we assume that $s$ and $t$ are real numbers. This shows that $W=$ Span$\left\{\...
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Different line spacings for sections, subsections, and subsubsections in table of contents

I want to achieve a table of contents with this appearance: Specifically, I want two things: For section entries to be one-and-a-half-spaced and for subsection and subsubsection entries to be single-...
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how to improve titlepage. Lines too close to each others

I find the lines are too close to each others in the titlepage I am making. I am not sure the correct way to fix this. Here is MWE \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Wrapfig and text error

Here's my problem, I'd like for all of the text to be on one side and the image on the other, unfortunately I'm being handed an error on a silver platter. Thank you in advance for your help. Please ...
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Line height with inline tcolorbox

I have implemented the suggestions from this thread using a tcolorbox to highlight inline with rounded corners. I've noticed that the box has vertical margins I am unable to remove, and it pushes the ...
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Changing line height and line thickness with TikZ

I would like to change the distance between successive lines (height distance here 1cm) and also the thickness of lines using the code below if that's possible. I need the reference number and page to ...
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How to get MS Word style single line spacing in LaTeX?

I am working with a limited amount of pages and have to write in Arial 11pt with single line spacing. Now, I noticed that the single line spacing in MS Word (which is probably what the authors of the ...
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Ignore accents for interline spacing

I need to adjust how \LaTeX works with interline's spacing whitin a paragraph (and if possible between a title and a paragraph). The problem arises when I use the Ponomar Unicode font. It has áccent ...
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Spacing issue within the item in enumerate environment [closed]

\begin{enumerate} \item This is the first sentence and it doesn't mean anything. This is the first sentence and it doesn't mean anything. This is the first sentence and it doesn't mean anything. This ...
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How to increase line spacing in Plain TeX?

I want to increase the line spacing of my Plain TeX document (I use the XeTeX engine). Is setting \baselineskip=1.2\baselineskip enough or should I also update \lineskip and \lineskiplimit or other ...
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Change space between the item in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I am writing a report in Latex, so I am writing the evidence found, each evidence is written in items, how to modify the white space when there is a line break? I have tried: \begin{itemize} ...
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Is there other ways in writing this macro (centered dotfill)?

I'm using a little macro found on Stack Exchange to define a vertically centered dotfill, but I don't understand it at all and it feels like an "hack" to me. Is there other ways in writing ...
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Vertical spacing in KOMA

This question was revised on the basis of the comments. I use the KOMA script to create the style of my textbook based on the instructions of the typesetter (who never used LaTeX but has designed many ...
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Porting LibreOffice spreadsheet to pdfLaTeX: output no longer fits in one page [closed]

I have a 4x4 Sudoku template that was created in LibreOffice Calc. The following is the list of all settings that I modified in the spreadsheet. Format > Page... Page Paper Format ...
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Reducing whitespace inside a tcb box?

How could I reduce the white space before the proof and the itemize in the tcb environments I have below? Any help would be greatly appreciated. \documentclass{book} \RequirePackage[dvipsnames]{...
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Why is there additional space?

I try using a specific section only if a variable is defined. Everything seems to work, however there is an additional space between the name of person B and the address, although the same code is ...
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Distancing between lines is inconsistent

I am using the leaflet package, and on the first page I create two titles, a main big title and a smaller one. This is a simplified version of the code I'm using: \documentclass[10pt,foldmark,notumble]...
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Is `\quad` the same thing as a tab? [duplicate]

Consider ASCII character 9, the tab character, sometimes written as "\t" in C++, Java, Python, etc... In LaTeX, do you suppose that a \quad and a tab are the same width by default, with no ...
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Calibri font and others format requirements

I'm writing my Master's thesis and I have to meet certain requirements: Body text: Calibri font, 12 points. Margins: Top, bottom, and right: 2.5 cm; Left: 3.5 cm. --> Seems that \geometry will ...
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baselinestretch not functioning with \tikz inline (and generally \tikz inline not taking line spacing)

When using \tikz inline, mwe below say: \documentclass{article} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.2} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} He moonlight difficult engrossed an it sportsmen. Interested ...
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How to reduce the line spacing within the paragraph

I would like to reduce the line spacing for some sentences of a paragraph, for example, the blue color sentences as below, how should I do? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{setspace,lipsum} \...
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How to define {\renewcommand{\addvspace}[1]{} \listoffigures} in .cls file

I am trying to use {\renewcommand{\addvspace}[1]{} \listoffigures} to remove spaces between figure captions of two different chapters in the list of figures. {\renewcommand{\addvspace}[1]{} \...
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amsmath\enumitem\solutionbox: How to decrease vertical spacing within solution box

Within the solution box, I'm using \bigskip to create horizontal space between each line of the step-by-step solution as a means of facilitating readability. But the spacing seems a bit excessive: ...
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Setting `\lineskiplimit=-\maxdimen` for a single paragraph then resetting to default without breaking lines

I am trying to use \lineskiplimit=-\maxdimen for the same reasons as questions 522530 and 49072 namely I have uneven spacing between lines when including mathematical notation (specifically subscripts/...
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How to increase line distance for equations written inside text

This must have been asked before, but I don't manage finding an answer. Say I got some text and an equation inside: .... text .... .... text .... text $equation$ text % text line with ...
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Set \lineskip, \normallineskip, \lineskiplimit, \normallineskiplimit to avoid no gaps between two lines

In my paper, there are many inline equations with a large number of superscripts and subscripts. There is often no spacing between two lines. The following is an example, which can occur in both the ...
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How to achieve the equivalent of the MS Word "1.15" Line Spacing option with the LaTeX 'book' document class?

I want to set 1.15 line spacing (as there is option in microsoft word) for the entire content in book class. I referred to some question on this site. I found the following. \linespread{1.667} sets ...
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How to manage rectangles and lengths with TikZ package?

I have been customizing a CV template but having some trouble with the TikZ package; indeed I'm a novice and it's a little bit difficult for me to find the solution by using the official documentation....
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Force same line spacing despite changing font size in some words or symbols

I am trying to use the quote environment to start with a larger "quotes" symbol. This is the MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{setspace} \def\relat#...
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Spacing between parboxes distributed unevenly

I'm fairly new to Latex and not sure, if the solution to my problem is an obvious one. I'm trying to get the spacing between the lines of those parboxes to be distributed evenly; the same distance ...
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Double or multiple lines gap errors between paragraphs

I'm using a latex template for writing my manuscript. There are double or multiple spaces between paragraphs even though I didn't use the \newline command nor hit enter key. This occurs especially ...
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Make memoir actually double-spaced

My University requires double-spacing for dissertations. The memoir documentation (pg. 50) says: ... the declaration \DoubleSpacing really doubles the spacing between lines which really looks bad; ...
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How to increase the line height between the lines of the titles only in a publication

I have the following simple code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[left=1in, right=1in, top=1.3in, bottom=0.85in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsfonts, amssymb, ...
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