This article discusses the default line spacing values in the LibreOffice Writer document and explains how to change them.
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What is Line Spacing?
In a generic term, the default line spacing is the space between two lines. For example, if the default line spacing is larger, you should see more distance between the line and vice-versa.
What is the default line spacing in LibreOffice Writer?
The default line spacing in LibreOffice writer is 1. That means an optimum line spacing is provided in the default Writer template. You can also verify it with
Format > Spacing > Line Spacing.
How to change line spacing in LibreOffice Writer?
Changing the default Line Spacing is easy. Go to
Format > Spacing > Line Spacing and select the available spacing, i.e. 1.5 or 2.
This is the easiest way. But what if you want more control? Say you want larger spacing, i.e. five or some decimal value.
If you are using the Tabbed interface (ribbon style), you can find the additional option in the
Home tab, as shown in the below image.
In addition, you can also get these options in the paragraph style box via
Right click > Paragraph > Edit Style. And then, go to the
Indent and Spacing tab. Here you can find several options for line spacing in LibreOffice Writer.
Now you can choose and customize your writer document as you wish.
If you are an advanced user, you can create custom styles in Writer to apply different spacing on separate pages or sections.
I hope this guide is easy enough for you to understand the line spacing concept in LibreOffice Writer and helps you to apply it.
If it helps you, do let me know in the comment below.