Whilst double-spacing is usually frowned upon in the world of modern typesetting, it is usually a requirement for anything that may need hand-written annotations, which can include theses. This extra space gives the examiners room to write comments.4.1
Double-spacing can be achieved via the setspace package. You can either set the spacing using the package options singlespacing, onehalfspacing or doublespacing, or you can switch via the declarations:
So, if your thesis has to be double-spaced, you can do:
- ... comments.4.1
- Despite the current digital age, many people still use hand-written annotations on manuscripts. It's unlikely that your examiners have pens that are incompatible with your paper.
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