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Document 136

How to change the spacing in a document created with a non-Style Editor style

Version: 2.x - Scientific WorkPlace & Scientific Word

Enter a LaTeX command in your document file to change the spacing in your previewed or printed document.

To change the spacing in the entire document

  1. If you have version 2.01, from the File menu, choose Doc Info and then choose LaTeX.

    If you have version 2.5, from the File menu, choose Document Info and then choose the Preambletab.

  2. Click in the entry area to deselect existing commands.

  3. If you have version 2.01, type \def\baselinestretch{2.0}\small\normalsize.

    If you have version 2.5, type \def\baselinestretch{2.0}

    where 2.0is the factor by which you want to change the spacing.

    • A factor of 1.5 changes the spacing to space and a half.

    • A factor of 2.0 changes to double spacing.

    • A factor of 3.0 changes to triple spacing.

  4. Choose OK.

To change the spacing at a certain point in the document

  1. Place the insertion point where you want double-spacing to begin.

  2. From the Insert menu, choose Fieldand then choose TeX.

  3. In the entry area of the TeX Field window, type \def\baselinestretch{2.0}\small\normalsize

    where 2.0is the factor by which you want to change the spacing.

    • A factor of 1.5 changes the spacing to space and a half.

    • A factor of 2.0 changes to double spacing.

    • A factor of 3.0 changes to triple spacing.

  4. Check the Encapsulated box

  5. Choose OK.

Note If you're using Large fonts, replace \normalsizewith \Large in the command.

Revised 05/19/96

This document was created with Scientific WorkPlace.



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