# [Tugindia] Space before and after equation in Latex

Sat Mar 17 04:35:48 CET 2007

On Friday 16 March 2007, Lalu Mansinha wrote:

> I am preparing an article with several equations.  The space
> between the text and the equation, both before and after, is
> excessive, about 0.75inch.  I have tried reducing the space by
> inserting \vspace{-0.x in} before and after the
> and before and after the , with bizarre and
> unpredictable results.

Two skips namely, \abovedisplayskip and \belowdisplayskip control
the vertical space above and below an equation.  You might play
with these two skips with different values and arrive at the