# [Tugindia] Line spacing question

Derek Cordeiro cordeiroderek at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 10:02:44 CEST 2009

Thanks for the replies. It is really appreciated.

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 5:51 AM, E. Krishnan<ekmath at asianetindia.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Derek Cordeiro wrote:
>
>> How do I set a line spacing in LaTeX that corresponds to a 1.5 line
>> spacing in Word/OOo? The setspace package together with
>> \onehalfspacing does not generate the same line spacing(Word/OOo
>> generates more space). How do I replicate the same spacing in LaTeX?
>> (I have specifications given to me as a word document)
>
>
> If you want to change the interline spacing for an entire document, then you
> can just give the command
>
>     \renewcommand{\baselinestreth}{x}
>
> where x is a number you can experiment with. This is a standard LaTeX
> feature and does not need any additional package.
>
> The package "setspace" comes in handy when you want different
> interlinespacing at different parts of the document. Apart from the commands
> like \onehalspacing and environments like
> \begin{onehalfspace}...\end{onehalfspace}, this package has also commands
> like \setstretch{x} for setting interlinespacing of your choice for the
> entire document and also the environment \begin{spacing}{x}...\end{spacing}
> to do this for parts of the document, where x, as before, is a number you
> can play around with.
>
>
> THe introductory part of the file sespace.sty itself gives all this
> information. The package does not seem to have separate documentation.
>
>
>
>
> --
> Krishnan
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