Questions tagged [line-spacing]

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

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Incorrect line spacing when text is in curly braces [duplicate]

Consider this minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} { \Huge Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, vestibulum } \Huge Lorem ...
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How do I change my LaTex document to follow some Word requirements?

I am writing my thesis in LaTex and I am strictly required to write: With Times New Roman 12 pt (which I have read 12pt in Word is different from 12pt in LaTex) One and a half line spacing All the ...
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How to adjust default horizontal and vertical space such that it meets following requirements (related to \parshape, custom list and picture spacing)?

The requirements: Height of pages in the document should not be constrained by constant length (although page width should be). Every line in a paragraph should be indented more than the previous ...
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How to avoid (xparse) environment box from breaking interline-spacing and getting inside space of preceding environment's box?

Interline spacing of the last line of the first environment is being infringed upon by the first line of the following environment. How do I retain proper interline spacing in such case? \...
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Prevent local line spacing in command to be overwritten

I want to change line spacing locally inside a custom command. However, the final renewcommand overwrites line spacing in the custom command. How can I locally set line spacing and prevent it to be ...
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Even vertical distribution of lines in a multiline cell

I am trying to create a figure which has two or three photos on the right and text on the left. What I want is for the text on the left to be equally spread across the height of the cell (equal to the ...
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Unable to create large spacing between lines in a paragraph with\setlength{\baselineskip}{10em}

Quoted from https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/Paragraph_formatting#Line_spacing: \baselineskip Is a length determining the minimum space between the bottom of two successive lines in a ...
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Increasing the space between the following two lines

How to increase the space between the following two lines? Here is what I have tried: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %----- \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts} \usepackage{pifont}...
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`h!` table placement with `H` spacing?

So I'm trying to make an entirelty double-spaced document, so I have the following code in a MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,titlepage]{article} \usepackage{setspace} \setstretch{2} \...
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Can I change the size of a manual break (\\) throughout the document?

I have a long document with a bunch of manual breaks in it, e.g. Hello here is some text \\ \\ Hello here is some text \\ \\ Hello here is some text Is there any way I can adjust the size of "\" ...
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Difference between \baselinestretch, and \doublespacing in the setspace package

Am I wrong in thinking that there is a difference between the doublespacing options of \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{2} and the \doublespacing option in the setspace package? The code \...
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Reset line spacing (`\setstrech`) back to normal within framed minipage

For a framed minipage environment I followed this answer. Additionally, I used the package setspace and the command \setstretch{1.2}in my preamble to get a wider line spacing. But inside the frame ...
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Constant line spacing on one side using reledpar

I'm using reledpar pages option to have a text on left side, and commentary on the right side. I have two problems: having a title at the beginning of the right side affects the left side page, ...
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Spacing between multiple lines of an item in itemize or enumerate

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} Some text here. \begin{enumerate} \item a \item b \item c \end{enumerate} Some more text. \end{document} Assume item a contains ...
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Set linespacing universally for notes in Beamer

I am using beamer to create a slideshow for a presentation I'm giving. I have the luxury of two screens, so I'm taking advantage of Beamer's 'show notes on second screen' option, so that I can glance ...
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Why vertical-space generated between `center` environments is always `10pt` (regardless of font size) and why it requires `\vspace{-20pt}` to remove?

First confusion I have is that space generated between center environments is always 10pt regardless of global font size. Because interline spacing should depend on the font size but in this case it ...
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Prevent LaTeX from spacing header from text to fill up the page

(New to LaTeX, so please answer in detail and with examples) I am trying to write a report, and at one part I have a list of questions I need to propose. However, whenever I try to add the list, the ...
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Why xapptocmd is reducing the vertical space between \partname and \parttile?

Running this example: \documentclass[ 10pt, a5paper ]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{ultramarine}{RGB}{0,32,96} \RequirePackage{xpatch}...
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Correct spacing before and after a Theorem

I would like to develop a small environment for a "theorem" very similar to what amsthm provides. Unfortunately, I cannot use this package for legacy reasons within the document. But I struggle to get ...
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Customize the space between lines

I am working on my PhD thesis and needs to reduce the space between lines. I tried the suggested ways such as: \def\HS{\rule[-1cm]{0pt}{1.1cm}} or \vspace*{-\baselineskip}did not work. Does anyone ...
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Shift text down and induce overlap with next line

I'm quite new to LaTeX, and I've got a following question: I'd like to shift text in a single line without shifting any other part of my document. More specifically, I want it to overlap with the ...
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line spacing in title is too narrow

I have a template for my thesis and the line spacing is too narrow for the department title. It looks like in the image. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W-FLfpB5vv6mOEUvCVu4_zYiOL2MWq3N/view?usp=...
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Ho to reduce the line space in the Glossaries (Acronym) using \printglossary

How can I remove the excessive gap between the two Acronyms in the List of Abbreviations using \printglossary as shown in the picture below? I am writing my thesis and all the Acronyms will take a ...
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The title is not appearing in full column. And also having issue in spacing

I am using the double column template provide by ASME journal. Using that template I am getting my title of the paper and authors information on the left side of the two columns. How to overcome this? ...
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Tikz/pgfplots Reduce distance between Tick labels line break

I'm pretty desperate with a problem I have right now. I'm trying to create a lollipop plot that has different categories on the y-axis and occurrences on the x-axis. According to the below code. Note ...
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How to automatically prepend space to every line which starts after automatic line-break?

What I need is very first line in the document and every line that follows explicitly-specified break (\\) to have 0 mm space (no space) between its first character and left margin of the page (which ...
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\linespread in LaTeX article class

I am employing LaTeX to draft a scientific manuscript for publication. The journal specifications are that main text be double-spaced (\linespread{2}) and that references and figure/table captions be ...
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How to make a single line in latex to have more line space?

In the following code, due to the shape of Q in "Qualification", the upper side of "L" in "Language" stick with the underline of "Further Qualification". Would it be possible to make the line space of ...
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I could not use spacing inside the node

How do I use \ begin {spacing} {1} \ textbf {About Courses}} \ end {spacing} within a node? \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} \PassOptionsToPackage{usenames,svgnames}{xcolor} \usepackage[...
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How to increase the space between equations written in subequation environment?

I have written the attached optimization problem. But, as it can be seen that equations (1c)-(1j) are very close to one another. I want to add a small space between each equation. What is the neatest ...
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How can I get consistent line spacing with highlighted, minted material in a paragraph?

I'm using a lot of inline minted material. To distinguish between code elements and text elements in my document, I'm giving everything a light background color. (The color used below is exaggerated ...
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Vertical spacing between two lines of an item

I encountered a problem regarding the spacing between two lines of an item when wrapping a row of text. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \begin{document} \noindent Some text ...
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Starting a new line below a certain word [duplicate]

I would like to start a new line directly below a certain word in previous line. For example, let the first line begins by 'Let A denote ...' and I want to have 'B denote ...' for the second line. ...
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How do I ask LaTex to exactly fill up a page that has columns?

Similar Question #1: How do I ask LaTeX to exactly fill up a page? Similar Question #2: Fill up a page by equations, and then switch to onecolumn I need to create a number of pages that should be ...
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Change default value of the optional argument of \\, also in tikz nodes

I use a lot of \\ in my beamer presentations to force line breaks at nice places, and more often than not, I use \\[5pt] instead of the default value (which feels too cramped). Some trial and error ...
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Enlarging interlinear space to avoid cluttered text at specific lines

I am using the mtpro2 typefaces in a document and I have noticed that where a superscript appears on the vertical relative to a subscript in the line immediately above, the vertical space between the ...
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Setting line spread globally, but not for tables

I use a \linespread of 2 globally to nicely space out a document. But when I'm doing tables, the line spacing affects the table as well, here's an example: Is there a way to set the lines spacing on ...
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Reduce line spacing in table

I have a table produced with this code: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ | m{3em} |m{2cm}| m{9cm} | } \hline \textbf{111} & \textbf{2222222} & \textbf{3333333333333}\\ ...
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Avoiding an augmented space

I'm struggling to do something on LaTeX and I dont know if it is possible to do : If I write an expression like \displaystyle \frac{a}{n} in a sentence, that goes to a new line. The space between ...
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First line to always start at fixed location independent of anything that comes before it

I created my MWE with the help of this Q&A. Issue: I think it works great, the only issue is that the length down from the top of the page that the lipsum paragraph starts at in the first page ...
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Why is my title so squeezed? [duplicate]

I print the title of my document like this: \begin{titlepage} \centering \vspace*{\fill} {\huge\bfseries \getTitle} \vspace*{\fill} {\huge\bfseries \getTitleGer} \end{titlepage} And the ...
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How do I “unlink” the rows in one column from the rows in another column?

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage[left=1.25in, top=1in, right=0.85in, bottom=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[thinlines]{easytable} \begin{document} \begin{...
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controlling spacing between lines in tree of contents

Since yesterday I have learned that doing a hard reset on a git branch also throws away stashed changes. So, I need to recreate some steps that I have inadvertently thrown away. Unfortunately I cannot ...
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Linespacing changes at inline math with superscript

I am using a latex template where the vertical linespacing is increased whenever there is an inline math expression that contains superscripts. Subscripts are fine. I find this to be annoying. Is ...
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Set vertical space after paragraph depending on the following text

I have this code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{setspace} \theoremstyle{definition} \newtheorem{...
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Unsucessfully, using BibLaTeX and running XeLaTeX, I tried to reduce the spacing of bibliography header

I tried by the middle of the following questions: How to reduce size of bibliography header Vertical space after Bibliography name Changing the heading style of references section How can I reduce ...
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LaTeX Awesome CV - Space after entries

for some sections, i do not wish to put a bullet/description, however a space is automatically generated regardless if the bullet or description is filled out. i want to make this space only generate ...
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ConTeXt: uniform line height

Returning to this example, I would like to change the "Left 1" \heading to a \subheading while keeping the two "Left 1", "Right 1" headings vertically lined-up. And assuming ConTeXt: uniform handling ...
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Spacing between footnotes similar to spacing in footnote

I add line spacing to my main text with \setstretch{1.18} and to footnotes with \setstretch{1.22}. When there are multiple footnotes on a page I of course want the spacing between the last line of one ...
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How to set particular spacing between first two lines?

I have this code \textbf{An example of description:} \begin{description} \item[enumerate] let you create enumerated lists. \item[itemize] let you create something \item[description] let you create ...