[OS X TeX] Double spacing in Memoir

Rick Zaccone zaccone at bucknell.edu
Tue May 24 22:04:38 CEST 2005

>>>I've been looking and can not find the method of getting double
>>>spacing in my documents using Memoir.
>>>I assume this is possible. I may be wrong. Any suggestions
>>>gratefully received.
>>>George L Ghio
>>The Memoir class does not support this directly.  The otherwise
>>excellent manual is not clear about this.  Use the setspace package
>>to do it.
>Or simply
>There's also a doublespace package (see LaTeX Companion).

The doublespace package is mentioned in the first edition of The LaTeX
Companion, but it is dropped in the second edition because it is

The setspace package is a better choice.  For example, (this is from
the .sty file):

- Double spacing is turned off within footnotes and floats (figures
  and tables).

- Proper double spacing happens below tabular environments and in
  other places where LaTeX uses a strut.

- Slightly more space is inserted before footnotes.

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