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Removing unnecessary gap(space) [duplicate]

There is an unnecessary gap in my document. How can I remove this gap? MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage[skip=18pt]...
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How to make text height on pages the same and keep text on grid for book's page spread?

My project contains a lot of short subsections. After compiling some pages becomes longer than the others and also lost lines grid for page spread. I've tried grid but not succeeded. Sometimes ...
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Importing geometry package messes up line breaking behavior of \texthl

It looks like uncommenting line 6 of the code below suppresses the line breaking behavior of \texthl \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{...
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Balance multicols with leading instead of paragraph spacing

I have a book that is utilizing the multicols package, but I'm having one issue. Sometimes I end up with radically different paragraph spacing on a page or spread. Here's an example: I'm able to ...
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problem with linespacing

First, I'd like to remove the space above the first line due to \baselineskip. This variable can't be given a value lower than the font size. It crashes saying something like "wrong units". ...
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Prevent parskip after special at beginning of vbox

If I understand correctly, when entering unrestricted horizontal mode, TeX inserts a parskip if the containing vertical list is non-empty. That applies even when the only item on the list is not ...
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tcolorbox overflowing text when using parbox=false

I have the problem that when I add parbox=false to the options of tcolorbox, the text within the box is not breaking properly. Do you have an idea what might be the issue? Here is the code: \...
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Change parskip in beamer without side effects

Background If I understand correctly, beamer does not distinguish between lines and paragraphs, as far a vertical spacing is concerned. As an example, there is no visible difference in this MWE: \...
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Make misaligned twocolumn documents even

For a twocolumn document using memoir I am preparing, I find that when modifying \parskip for greater paragraph separation and making use of \section to divide the text into different parts, this ...
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KOMA script etoc package changes vertical spacing between TOC heading and entries

Based on the question KOMA-script list of listings and LOF have unequal space below heading I have extended the example with a TOC. I use the etoc package in my document and the KOMA option parskip=...
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Offset hrule while parskip=true

So what I'm trying to do is similar to this article, which is to surround the title and subtitle of the document with 2 similarly distanced \hrule. If i follow their description it works wonderful. ...
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Unwanted different parskip length around tabularx

I tried to use the tabularx environment to align my long thesis title at the colon like it is shown in the picture below. Between every entry I wish to have the vertical spacing of one parskip like it ...
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Options "skip" and "indent" not recognised in package parskip

I get the following error whenever I try to use the option "skip" in package parskip: ! LaTeX Error: Unknown option `skip=10ptplus1pt' for package `parskip'.See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX ...
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tabularx package compatibility for question 408900 (Protocol)

In the question How can make a protocol in latex? there is an interesting solution given by Werner. The problem is that if you try to insert it in a document using one (just one) of the following ...
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Full width section titles in scrartcl with parskip option

The subsection title in the following document should fit in a single line. The last word slips into the second line, although there is still enough space in the first. \documentclass[parskip = half+]{...
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How to solve the apparent incompatibility between longtblr from the tabularray package and the parskip package?

In my text I need the spacing between paragraphs to be one \baselineskip, so I am using the parskip package with the skip=\baselineskip option. My text also has several long tables, which I am making ...
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Use enumerate environment without new creating new paragraph

I want to increase the space between paragraphs but not the space between eunumerate environment and it's containing paragraph. Assume I have following document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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When using notoccite vertical spacing in table of contents is increased

I used notoccite to remove the citation problems in the sorting of references. However, this messed up my spacing in the table of contents. Now it's like there is more than doublespacing active. \...
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minipage's \textwidth is actually slightly wider and indented, even with the parskip package. Why?

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{parskip} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \fbox{ \begin{minipage}{\textwidth} \lipsum[1] \end{minipage} } ...
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Set different line-spacing between main text and footnote

I want to set line spacing: 1.8 for the main text and 1.1 for the footnote. Package parskip seems a good choice with some effective options. However, I can not make the different setting (of line-...
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Avoid parskip overstretching

What I want to archieve: Layout where \raggedbottom is in effect and parskip stretches the paragraphs as far as it is configured to do. Like so: \raggedbottom \setlength{\parskip}{11pt plus 5pt minus ...
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Can LaTeX stretch line spacing to achieve \flushbottom?

In the MWE below, a \flushbottom is requested. However, because \parskip is unstretchable, LaTeX fails to deliver a flush bottom on the second page. \documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage[...
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Reledmac : Paragraph Spacing Stanza And Center Environment

I'm using reledmac for typesetting critical edition and text with commentaries. I've experienced that customizing paragraph spacing with parskip package has no effect. Using setspace package to ...
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Parskip package causing issues fitting citations within margins

I am using apalike bibliography in an article but for some reason, certain citations end up exceeding the margins of the page. In some paragraphs, the citations are formatted correctly, e.g. ...
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Strange behavior with parskip; changing a letter takes a lot of space

This question is merely out of curiosity. After correcting a typo ("ad" cnanged into "at"), I noticed that changing a single letter changes completely the output (in the first case ...
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Extra space when changing font color in minipage

Changing the font color at the beginning of a minipage seems to cause an extra \parskip of vertical space. This doesn't happen if I instead make the text (for example) italic, nor if anything ...
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\hfill not wide enough

I am refuacturing my cv in latex, but I have a problem with the \hfill command which I use to align text right-flushed on ther same line. This is what it looks like: (notice, the years are not aligned ...
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Uneven space above and below listing with parskip used

The following code creates a bigger space below the listing. I need parskip to keep space between paragraphs. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} \setlength{\parskip}{6pt} %...
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How to remove unwanted first parskip inside tcolorbox

In the example below, how do I remove the first parskip between the top edge of the tcolorbox environment and the first line of the theorem? \documentclass[parskip=half-]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsthm}...
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Different outputs for documents built on different Texlive versions

With this minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{titlesec} \titlespacing*{\section}{0pt}{1ex plus .2ex minus 0.1ex}{1ex plus .2ex minus 0.1ex} \titlespacing*{\...
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How to avoid spaces other than paragraph while using parskip package?

When I did not use parskip package table of content seems compact but when I used parskip package I see some other contents i.e. itemized items, table of content, enums etc. also getting spaces ...
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Getting Parskip Inside a Table

I am trying to add parskip to the tables in my document. In all my text I have parskip working correctly, but it does not seem to work inside the table cell. Could someone kindly explain how I can get ...
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How to justify the right alignment of tufte-book

For example I have this MWE with tufte-book, \documentclass{tufte-book} %\documentclass{tufte-handout} \usepackage{kantlipsum} \begin{document} \noindent\kant[1] \kant[3] \end{document} The class ...
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Paragraph spacing with exam class

I use the exam class to prepare exams. I prefer to have questions with no indentation and a space between paragraphs, so I use parskip. However, I find the space between paragrapsh and between ...
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tcolorbox & parskip & minted

I want to use minted code extract within tcolorbox, but it fails to properly set the parskip of the first box. I already use parskip=false inside the tcolorbox, but it doesn't solve the issue. \...
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Parskip seems to reset after tabular environment

I am working on a document in which I include some tables. However, when I include the tables, the \parskip length seems to reset to 0 afterwards. Why is that and how can I circumvent that? The code I ...
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Parskip messes up levels in a tree generated by chunk and bundle

This document that generates a dummy-tree. However, the right-most branch becomes lowered if \usepackage{parskip} is included (shown in picture further down). I want parskip for other parts. Any ...
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scrartcl produces \par in last line of document

You can see here \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} |\hfill|\\ %\setlength{\parfillskip}{0pt plus 1fil} Datum, Ort \hfill Unterschrift Mieter% ...
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The List of figures contents overlap the title with the parskip package

I'm making a report and I'm trying to add the list of tables and figures to it. The list of tables renders completely fine, but the list of figures ends up looking like this, and I'm not quite sure ...
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How do parskip and similar parameters behave

Im trying to format a twocolumn article document with some twocolumn spanning graphics, small tables etc. I used \raggedbottomfor evading huge whitespace/glue in my text, but sometimes the space this ...
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Add vspace only if immediately preceded by paragraph / if not at the beginning of a proof

My question is very similar to this one, however my situation is more specific and I'm wondering whether there isn't a simpler (and more performant) solution than executing code for every paragraph: ...
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Listings and Float package ordering cause \parskip to be ignored in list of listings \lstlistoflistings

Ordering matters with listings and float packages else \parskip is ignored I was trying to figure out why in my list of listings (\lstlistoflistings) the \parskip was being ignored, when eventually I ...
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Set interparagraph spacing to line spacing

I have an assignment which the instructor is requiring to have no extra spacing between lines and double spaced. I currently have \linespread{2} to get the double spacing but I'm unsure how to go ...
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Single Line Break in Latex to Single Line Break in Text? [duplicate]

This definitely seems like an answered question somewhere, but how can I make a single line break in the latex source code correspond to a line break in the text? For example, I'd like \...
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Problems with \parskip

I have some problems with the usage of the \parskip package. For me it seems to have no effect on my document. I am using \usepackage{parskip} but there is no space between two paragraphs. If I do ...
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Reledmac and KOMA-Script: How to fix parskip when enumerating paragraphs?

I try to use the reledmac package to enumerate paragraphs in my document, which I generate with pandoc. Unfortunately, the commands \pstart and \pend needed for the enumeration break the parskip ...
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Change value of parskip only for indented paragraphs

I'd like to have some vertical space between paragraphs, but both \setlength\parskip and the parskip package mess up the spacing for things like theorems and the title. Is it possible to make Latex ...
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Avoid extra space from vspace if section follows list (and questions related to enumitem)

Why is that when I create a new length, and set it to \parskip, it becomes 0? (See earlier parts of MWE) I would like my lists to appear right below text, and start a paragraph after. When doing this, ...
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enumitem and paragraph spacing: blank line between for parskip, no line between for regular line break

I would essentially like to have two spacings between lists and paragraphs, for two separate purposes. If the list is in the middle of a paragraph, use the regular line spacing. If the list is the ...
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Is there a good practice for when to use `\smallskip`, `\medskip`, or `\bigskip`?

Is there a (scientific) standard in articles or books for when to use \smallskip, \medskip, or \bigskip?
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