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Re: Line Spacing and Page Layout

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  • Subject: [mg92903] Re: Line Spacing and Page Layout
  • From: Keflavich <keflavich at>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 06:23:35 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gci2h0$sq$> <gckmo6$ncm$>

On Oct 9, 4:34 am, Bob F <deepyog... at> wrote:
> On Oct 8, 4:37 am,Keflavich<keflav... at> wrote:
> > Hi, I'm trying to prepare a handout for a class using mathematica, but
> > I'm having a hard time controlling the formatting of each piece of
> > text.   The handout is a few pages longer than I would like simply
> > because the spacing between equations is excessive.
> > I tried to modify the line spacing using the Options
> > Inspector:Formatting Options:Text Layout Options:Line Spacing, but
> > there doesn't seem to be any way to modify the value.  All I can do i=
> > set or unset the option with whatever value is present, and that seems
> > to have no effect on the document.
> > Also, in some of my pure text sections, mathematica puts line breaks
> > in very strange places, resulting in inconsistent line lengths.  Is
> > there any way to control paragraph formatting of that sort?
> > Thanks,
> > Adam
> Adam,
> What version of Mathematica are you using and on what OS? I am using
> V6.0.3 on a Mac OS X and changing the LineSpacing parameter works as
> expected by just clicking on the value and changing either or both of
> the arguments. Is the cell editable? Look at the "Editable" parameter
> in OptionInspector. And you also have to have the "Set" box checked.
> And click on the "Apply" button at the top of the window or click on
> another parameter to make the change be applied to the cell(s)
> HTH...If it doesn't post some specific code so we can see exactly what
> you trying to do.
> -Bob

v6.0.1.0 on Mac.  I had "Set" checked and everything that matched the
word "editable" set to true.  I can set the line spacing, which has an
effect, but I can't change the values.

Thanks for your help,

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