Though LaTeX already takes care of good readability by choosing a meaningful interline spacing, publishers might require different spacing. We shall modify our example by adding half of a line height to the line spacing.
Extend the preamble of our example with this command:
Typeset to see the change:
setspace understands three options:
singlespacingis the default. No additional space will be inserted. The text will be typeset with LaTeX's default interline spacing, which is about 20 percent of the line height.
onehalfspacingmeans one-and-a-half spacing like in our example.
doublespacingcan be used for even more spacing: the distance between the baselines of successive text lines would be twice as high as...