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Consistent spacing before section (KOMA)

I'm using the KOMAscript classes and notice that the space before each section heading depends on the previous environment. (I doubt this issue is exclusive to KOMA, I just thought I should mention it)...
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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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How to set caption skip for longtable

I tried \belowcaptionskip and \abovecaptionskip. No effects. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{longtable,booktabs} \setlength\abovecaptionskip{10pt} \setlength\belowcaptionskip{...
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Adding toprule and bottomrule to the glossary

I figured out how to add the toprule to this glossary, but I failed to do the same for the bottomrule. So, for this MWE, I have two questions: How can I add a bottomrule at the end of the glossary? ...
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How to add a space between two paragraphs within the column text?

I am trying to add spaces between paragraphs when I start a new section of my document. \vskip and \bigbreak didn't add empty lines inside Parcolumns. Is there a proper way of doing this? I am using ...
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Is it possible to reduce whitespace around a maketitle command without modifying it?

Consider the following sty file and note the two lines that are commented out, which I'll put in a file called sample1.sty. \if@twocolumn\else\input twocolumn.sty\fi \usepackage{mathptmx} % times ...