# [Tugindia] Row height in a table

Tue May 27 05:37:09 CEST 2003

>>>>> "Rai" == H S Rai <hsraidce at iitr.ernet.in> writes:

Rai> Yesterday at 6:50pm -0000 Arun Kejariwal wrote:

Arun> Could some one let me know how to increase the row height in
Arun> a table.  Basically, I want to increase the distance between
Arun> the text and the \hline.

Rai> \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{2.25}

Rai> Adjust value of 2.25 as per your requirement. Default is 1

Rai: Your answer is the right solution for row height. But I'm afraid
what Arun wants is extra space before and after horizontal rules in a
tabular.  The default spacing is horrible.  tabls.sty is the answer.