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How to remove vertical empty space in TeX?

I have a code in TeX and I need to add a footnote at the first page, I did it, but a problem appeared. When I compile the code without the footnote, everything is ok. But after adding the footnote a ...
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Auto adjust item separation for equal spacing

I am currently using enumitem and made an environment for my lists in a document. It is the following: \newenvironment{alternativas}[1][0] { \begin{enumerate}[label={\Alph*)}, itemsep=#1cm, ...
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Fixed vertical spacing between items

Is there a way to ensure that the vertical spacing between every item (line) in a list is exactly the same? I tried specifying the "itemsep", but the resulting spacing still depends on what characters ...
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Center Text Vertically, exactly

I tried two of the solutions given on this forum. Neither of them really center the text. I put one below. It's off by quite a bit. I'd like it centered measuring from the textblock(?...the ...
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Removing Spaces Between Documents

How can I remove spaces inserted between different documents. \include{project/Chapters/doc1} \include{project/Chapters/doc2} I want these two documents glued together with no spaces. Thank you!
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Vertical spacing problem with align and split environments

I'm having a vertical spacing problem when I show four equations, in two columns. This MWE shows the problem: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,twoside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Space after subsection

In some part of my thesis, there appears in a space after subsection while it seems fine in the rest subsections. While hit-and-trying for reducing the space after that particular subsection, I remove ...
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Double column figure* with custom single-column margins for text

I have a single pdf figure included with includegraphics, and already use the trimming and clipping options to crop the source image. It is placed in a double-column document, but I want for this ...
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Too much vertical space after section title

In a book class document (for some reason with article class the problem does not show up) I need to insert a section containing only images (an image gallery). Images are of various size and aspect ...
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adjusting vertical spacing between tabularx environments

In the following code, the result looks like this on the first page (when compiled with pdflatex) There is quite a lot of vertical space between the tabularx environments on the first page. I imagine ...
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Underlining Text in Latex — No Vertical Gap

There are many questions/answers on Stack Exchange and elsewhere regarding underlining text in latex. After reading (a selection of) these, I tend to use \underline{...}. I have one (fairly major) ...
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Excess vertical space in \vdots

How do I get a tight \fbox around \vdots? There is an excess vertical space as discussed in Vertical space around \vdots in xymatrix Wrong (too much) vertical space above \vdots in small matrix The ...
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Too much vertical space in Beamer’s bibliography with superscript ordinals and tiny fontsize

I am looking for a solution for the following problem: I use BibLaTeX to print bibliography in a Beamer presentation. Some of the bibliography items contain ordinals in superscript (generated by \nth{...
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How to vertically align cells in a table slightly?

This is the latex code for my document I am trying to figure out how Ii can slightly adjust b so that it is slightly lower compared to a & c. Whenever I try anything, I find online I end up ...
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Vertical spacing of \circ used for degree within \frac [duplicate]

I noticed the different vertical spacing of \circ used for degree within \frac command. MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \[ \frac{180^\circ}{180^\circ} \] \end{document} Output: ...
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Spacing before section heading is uneven

In every chapter the first section heading has a problem of overlapping with the previous paragraph. Here is the code and I'm new to latex. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{report} \...
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Create Hand-Filled Form

I'm creating a form for people to print and fill out. Currently, I'm using \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \begin{document} I, \uline{\hskip 3cm}, instated \uline{\hfill} \end{document} The only ...
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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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Is there a shorter \dag (\dagger)? Or how could we move it a bit, vertically?

I'm experiencing a small glitch with index positions, because of the \dag (or \dagger) symbol. Here's a MWE showing the small issue: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,twoside]{book} \usepackage[T1]{...
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How to Reduce Vertical Space Around Math Environment?

How can I reduce the vertical spaces before and after the math mode? It's ridiculously large... I'm using Gather AMS environment if it matters.‏ I know it was discussed in length preiviously, but I'...
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Insert vertical spacing after all \includegraphics

I'm using tcolorbox which recommends not using float environments like figure and table inside a box, and instead suggests directly using includegrapghics and tabular combined with \captionof. I ...
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How to reduce the abovedisplayshortskip minimal limit?

I need to get better control on the abovedisplayshortskip when the last text line is shorter than the equation below it. My current solution is an hack and is ackward to use. See for example the MWE ...
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Increase the vertical space in a fraction

I intend to create a vertical space between the number 39 and the horizontal bar of the fraction, so as not to get crowded. How can I create the vertical space? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \...
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Format \section like \subsection (except for numbering)

Is there an easy way to have \section headings be numbered in the usual way, but inherit their formatting from \subsection, so that section 3 below is formatted exactly like subsection 1.1, including ...
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Too much space below equation in a footnote

I'm getting too much space below an equation placed into a footnote, when there's no text below the equation. How can I remove that extra space? Here's a MWE that shows the trouble: \documentclass[...
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Eliminate separation between paragraphs

For a column document I need to use the \paragraph{} command as opposed to the common \par. Using \paragraph{}, however, introduces a space between paragraphs that I do not want (see the image below ...
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Itemize in tabular: spurious vertical whitespace around items

I have an itemize list inside a p table cell, and end up with unwanted vertical whitespace space before and after the list: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} I don't want the extra vertical ...
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How to fix the vertical spacing above and under equations?

I'm having problems with vertical spacing above and under equations and I don't know what to do anymore. Here's a MWE that reproduces my problem (I wasn't able to make a simpler version in English, ...
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How to make a simple macro from this grouping?

I'm frequently using the following group code to reduce vertical space between some equations (with the equation, align, gather and other maths environment) and the text above it: \begingroup\...
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Vertical spacing for edge labels in Dynkin diagrams

This question follows the update to the package dynkin-diagrams made available by the author after this question. I am using the newest version of dynkin-diagrams and everything works fine, but the ...
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How to fix the vertical spacing of equations in align and gather environments?

Here's a minimal LaTeX code showing my troubles: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,twoside]{book} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath} %\setlength{\jot}{\baselineskip} \begin{document} Blabla: ...
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How to avoid this undesired vertical space in the IEEEtran table environment?

I need to collect some tables in one table environment and use the standard \caption command to caption each of them. My MWP: \documentclass[letterpaper,twoside,journal,twocolumn,10pt,final]{...
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Reduce space between makebox and enumerate

This question is closely related to Command for switching exercise styles. In the following problem the following code was deviced \newcommand{\Problem}{ \refstepcounter{problem} \vspace{3....
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How to get space after table row (with tabularx loaded)?

I'm trying to use \\[\bigskipamount] to create white space between table rows, but with the tabularx package loaded, the space doesn't appear. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to control space between rows in a matrix that has fraction elements

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{cite} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \renewcommand\arraystretch{1.5} \begin{bmatrix} \dot{x} \\ \dot{y} \\ \dot{\theta} \end{bmatrix} = \...
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Illegal parameter number in definition of \enit@c after using \setlist*[enumerateoptional]{nosep}

On this question accepted answer How can I stop this useless empty line popping up in the middle of my lists?, it is defined a new enumitem list environment called enumitemoptional. I have been using ...
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New command to change vertical space in overset doesn't work

I want to reduce the vertical space between a symbol and a letter that are above each other. I have the following code, using a new command $\oset$ that gives exactly the output I need. But ...
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Weird vertical gaps when including the setspace package in a scrbook class document

In my own class I load the class scrbook in the following way: \LoadClass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside, openright, BCOR1.5cm, appendixprefix, cleardoublepage = empty, numbers = noenddot, ...
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How to write a left-framed environment with upper and lower skips that do not disturb the text flow?

I would like to write an environment to achieve the following: having a vertical rule on the left that spans the whole text height, with a symbol in the margin (for instance a danger sign), being ...
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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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Too much empty space underneath \sqrt

The following math command $\sqrt{GM/a_p^3}$ produces excessive unnecessary empty space between the argument of the \sqrt and the horizontal line of the sqrt, which in turn makes the containing text ...
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How should I add a bit of space below a substack in an overset?

Consider the following equations: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \int_Y \left( \int_X f(x,y)\,dy\right)dx \overset{\substack{\text{Fubini's} \\ \text{theorem}}}{=} ...