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How do I remove this offset from the top?

\documentclass[14pt,a4paper,oneside]{extarticle} \usepackage[left=30mm,right=15mm,top=20mm,bottom=20mm,bindingoffset=0mm]{geometry} \setcounter{page}{2} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \...
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How does addvspace handle rubber components?

My understanding is that \addvspace defines "addition" as maxᵢ{vspaceᵢ} (fixed). What happens to the stretch and shrink? Here I'm adding a large inflexible vspace to a small super-stretchy ...
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Line spacing broken (bottom line falls below the frame or even empty) possibly because of the unit of measure of \vspace and images

Anytime there's an image on page or otherwise not just pure text (which, of course, is spaced by \vspace command) the line spacing gets corrupted. Take a look at MWE below to see. Note how on Page 1 (...
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How to merge cells made by \parbox vertically

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{xcolor,pgf,etoolbox} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{showframe} \geometry{left=1cm,right=1cm,top=1cm,bottom=1cm} \parindent0pt \begin{document} \fboxsep0pt ...
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Stretch the glue within a breakable tcolorbox when \flushbottom is used

This question is related to my other one. In that question, I describe my attempt to replace tcolorbox with another frame drawing technique, which does not introduce problems described below, but ...
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Non-breaking vertical space between a table and a block of text

I have a very specific requirement to put a framed block of text at the bottom of the last page but never to be alone on a separate page. Currently I use a \vspace*{\fill} followed by a one-cell table....
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\vspace* adds unwanted page in amsbook

Background: I'm using the amsbook environment, and the title created by \tableofcontents starts near the first quarter of the page by default. I've been trying to move it up by placing a \vspace{-3in} ...
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Different vertical spaces around equations of different height in the achemso document class

I would like to use documentclass achemso to format my Supplementary Material. However, this class puts different vertical spaces around equations of different height. In the following example: \...
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How to remove the space between lines in a glossary?

I am having trouble removing the space between lines in a glossary? I tried the \vspace{-15mm} inside the glossary tex file but it doesn't work at all. The \vspace{-15mm} in another part of the text ...
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More vertical space between rows in array

I would like to have a little more space between the rows of an array for better clarity. I tried \vspace{} at the end of the rows but LateX ignored it. I can accomplish something close to what I want ...
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\setlength{\belowcaptionskip} is not the same as \vspace

Following my previous question, I noticed that adding \vspace{-0.5\baselineskip} right after the graphics insertion, does not gives the same exact result when comparing the output with \setlength{\...
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Subtitle after the chapter title

I am trying to create a subtitle using the following: \newcommand\Chapter[2]{ \chapter[#1: {\itshape#2}]{#1\medskip\smaller\itshape#2} } But, the vertical space is a bit big. I tried \smallskip, ...
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Having trouble fitting Title Page onto a single page

I was previously using Overleaf but since I don't want to pay to get more compiling time I decided to start using TEXMaker with MIKTex on my desktop instead. I had a nice-looking title page, with ...
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\vspace not working with negative values

I have a list(enumerate) which is followed by a rule. I want to make the rule move closer to the list. I usually do this with \vspace but for some reason, it doesn't work this time. The rule moves ...
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How do I implement the unstarred vspace option in the solution environment in exam class?

I understand that the exam class has an option to use \unstarredvspace so that the space will be deleted if it occurs at the top of a page. Right now the default is a \vspace* such as \begin{...
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Reducing vertical spacing between inputs

Im trying to write a cv using the following great template - link. However, I would like to reduce the spacing between the main titles (Summary, Work Experience and so on). I cant figure out how to ...
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Better \vspace{} and dashed line in array-environment

In this code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{stix} \usepackage{multicol,multirow} \newcommand{\Tonde}[1]{\left(#1\right)} \newcommand*{\Scale}[2][4]{\scalebox{#1}{$#2$}}% \...
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How to Insert Blank Line(s) in a Tikzpicture; Ordinary Methods Not Working Properly

I have a tikzpicture: which was produced by the following code. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{tikz} \newlength\drop % To drop the ...
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How to Add a Baselineskip at the Beginning of a Paragraph in a Certain Tikzpicture

The question posted here is an extension of the one posed in Looking to Insert a Figure and Wrap It Within a Customized Tikzpicture Consider the following code \documentclass[border=1cm]{book} \...
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TikZ-Newcommand to improve my toc

About this code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper,top=3cm,bottom=3cm,left=1.5cm,right=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{...
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Better vertical spacing between boxes and chapter in tableofcontents

About this code, I'd like to personalize spacing between boxes and chapter in tableofcontents \documentclass{book} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper,top=3cm,...
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Why negative \vspace skips less space than specified in LaTeX

I have code like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper,left=0pt, right=0pt, top=50pt, bottom=0pt]{geometry} \usepackage{show frame} \begin{document} \vspace*{-50pt} Hello! \end{document} ...
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Using \noindent in \AfterEndEnvironment from etoolbox creates bigger gaps between two environments

Using \noindent in \AfterEndEnvironment from etoolbox creates bigger gaps between two environments than it should. Here is code, that fully describes the problem. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{...
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Using two lowercase letters inside \textsc for a heading on the titlepage? (+ different baseline stretch on header?)

so I searched for some time now, but I did not find a thread addressing this problem. Guess noone wants lowercase letters in a \textsc heading, but me... The title of my thesis should be in \textsc ...
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vspace at the end of a page

I am using vspace for producing a white space for people to write on between blocks of text. When the vspace happens to be at the end of a page, the next block of text will start at the top of the ...
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Keep same \vfill over different pages

I'm using \vspace{\fill} to even space out questions of an exam, but the length changes from page to page. I want the same space after every question, and the last question to be at the end of the ...
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Treat new column in multicol as a new page

So I'm using multicol to have two columns, and I'm writing test questions in the columns, with spaces between them. I want LATEX to ignore the spacing before the question if it's at the start of a ...
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Figure and Text in separate pages

I am writing up my thesis where a logo has to be placed on a page and I want to put a copyright singly on another page but they squeeze in the same page. I tried using \vfill (and \vspace{\fill}) but ...
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How to remove consecutive vertical whitespace from commands

I would like to be able to write macros that approximate the behaviour of CSS's margin. For example consider the following: \newcommand{\marginspace}[1]{ % Defines some combinable margin % This is ...
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Remove vertical spacing in wrapfigure (above/below hrule)

I want to use wrapfigure to contain an (align) environment. How do I remove the excessive vertical spacing above and below the \rule commands without using \vspace? I don't understand where this space ...
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How to remove extra space at the bottom of tables and figures?

As shown below, tables and figures seem to add extra space at the bottom: In the example below the problem persist also using float (\intextsep was multiplied by 1.5 \baselineskip for better ...
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Changing line spacing within table cell

Currently I am trying to make my tables look prettier (or rather say, easier to read), so I was wondering how to set a column in a way that it can perform line-breaks automatically within one cell ...
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Space between equations

I have the following three equations and would like the space between 1 and 2 to be the same as the space between 2 and 3. Unfortunately, because the first equation has a fraction, the space between ...
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Eliminate vertical space above book chapter

I'm trying to control the position and format of the different headings using the awesome package titlesec. However, I am having trouble controlling the vertical space above a \chapter. It always ...
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Three Tables in Landscape model at equal distance from each other and the margins

I have the following code: \afterpage{% \clearpage% Flush earlier floats (otherwise order might not be correct) \thispagestyle{empty}% empty page style (?) \begin{landscape}% Landscape page \begin{...
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Why does the ```\vspace``` command not work with PSfrag?

When loading in eps graphs, I wanted to shift the positions of the axis labels, and I found I could achieve that with PSfrag (something like \psfrag{label}{\hspace{1em}label}). I've found that this ...
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Blank page inserted after table of contents when vspace used on preceding page

The sample code at the bottom of this post results in the following page order: title page metadata page table of contents blank page (seems to be continued from the table of contents) chapter I'm ...
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Remove space after list on the table but \vspace gave no result

As you can see here after Item 1, Item 2, and Item 3, there is a vertical space and i want to remove it. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{longtable, array,enumitem, booktabs} \...
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Issues with Subcaption package and spacing

I lately added the subcaption package to my article in order to place my figures and caption them accordingly. Before I embedded the figures like this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} %\...
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Go to last line of enumeration [duplicate]

When adding afterwards a character to a enumeration I do not succeed by going back with \vspace: The character C in the MWE is positioned too "high". Is there a possibility to achieve this? (...
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How can I adjust the size of tcolorbox so that they fill the page without blank?

I'm using tcolorbox in order to make exercises. In these boxes, I regularly include images with \includegraphics, and also a vspace at the bottom so that the student can take notes. The exercises are ...
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Adding vertical space after custom environment, excluding last in the surrounding environment

I am fairly new to LaTeX, so please excuse my ignorance. Here is a portion of my source. You will notice that I use \vspace between _history environments. I know that I can add \vspace to last {} of \...
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Setting length using `plus` operator not calculating as expected [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \newlength\myheight \newlength\mypadding \setlength{\myheight}{2em} \setlength{\mypadding}{5em} \begin{document} \...
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alignment, justifying text

I am trying to make a file with all exercises i have and i encounter some justifying problems with some lines. I am using MikTex with TexMaker (5.0.3). Here is my code : %mathématiques - fichier ...
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Move beamer headline down [closed]

I want to move the headline down, to make the text below the colourful stripes. Now the headline looks like this: \vspace does not help in the case of headline. How can I do it?
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How to remove the vertical space generated changepage package's adjustwidth

Consider the minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{changepage} \newenvironment{testenvironment}[2]{ \textbf{#1} \textbf{#2} % \vspace*{-6pt} % ...
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First figure overlapping the second figure below

Using subfigure I want to have two figures on top of each other but at the same time I would like to have the first figure overlapping the second slighty. But with the following code the second figure ...
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Best way to make breakable vertical spaces

I would like to make lecture notes with gaps. But the blanks generated for example by vspace are not breakable and start sometimes on a new page. What is the best way to make breakable vertical spaces ...
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Blank space left about itemized list. How to remove this vertical space?

I am trying to remove vertical space inserted when I start a itemized list inside a table using the \tabular command: \begin{tabular}{@{} p{0.18\textwidth}|p{0.82\textwidth}} \raggedright \textbf{...
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Wrap item with vertical margin

I have some cases where I will have an item in between two paragraphs. For example: Alfa bravo: \includegraphics{a.jpg} charlie delta: \begin{verbatim} echo foxtrot \end{verbatim} golf hotel the ...
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