[NTG-context] How to achieve true double space text in ConTeXt?
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Mon Jan 17 17:40:07 CET 2022
Joel via ntg-context schrieb am 17.01.2022 um 17:18:
> I need to display one article within my book that is in double space,
> like what is a basic requirement in US colleges for turning in papers.
> Basically, I need readers to have lots of space above the text to be
> able to write some notes above every line.
> This is a line of text.
> % <-- here is the space between lines
> % <-- this space here is as tall as a line of text.
> % <-- here is the next space between lines
> This is the next visible line of text.
> The closest I can get is the "big" setting in `\setupinterlinespace`,
> but it isn't big enough. I've also tried manual measurements in cm, but
> I have no idea which setting is typographically good.
> \setupinterlinespace[on, big]
> \input article
> How can I achieve double space text in ConTeXt?
The \setupinterlinspace accepts also numbers to choose a multiple of the
default distance or you pass a dimension where you set a fixed value for
the distance between the baselines.
%%%% begin example
\start \setupinterlinespace% 2 lines, also possible: 1.5, 3, ...
\start \setupinterlinespace[line=5.6ex]% also possible:
%%%% end example
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