path: root/blog/entry/truedoublespacing.mdwn
diff options
authorSean Whitton <>2015-11-18 10:09:12 -0700
committerSean Whitton <>2015-11-18 10:09:12 -0700
commitdeb4807989d127e40e44c1192477c40e30f88180 (patch)
tree41e557cc82e01b0e76de8d4f548105023af8dfee /blog/entry/truedoublespacing.mdwn
parent675d02fc2c3d2bfb53a81db6d2c55f0dfbbd79ed (diff)
imported PyBlosxom entries and comments
Diffstat (limited to 'blog/entry/truedoublespacing.mdwn')
1 files changed, 24 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/blog/entry/truedoublespacing.mdwn b/blog/entry/truedoublespacing.mdwn
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..fa71ad0
--- /dev/null
+++ b/blog/entry/truedoublespacing.mdwn
@@ -0,0 +1,24 @@
+[[!meta date="2012-12-02 11:28:00"]]
+[[!meta title="True double spacing"]]
+[[!tag imported_PyBlosxom tech latex]]
+The standard way to do double spacing which everyone recommends as clean
+and neat is to use the `setspace` package since it doesn't double-space
+your footnotes which is generally desired.
+Turns out that (a) this isn't the typographical standard of
+double-spacing (b) it's not the same as Microsoft Word which everyone
+else's extended essays/dissertations/theses will be written in.
+So instead use this:
+ \usepackage[doublespacing]{setspace}
+ \setstretch{2}
+and if you change the spacing be sure to do it again:
+ \singlespacing
+ [...]
+ \doublespacing\setstretch{2}