# ParagraphSpacing

is an option for Cell, StyleBox, and Style that specifies how much extra space to leave between successive paragraphs of text.

# Details

• ParagraphSpacing->{c,0} leaves an extra space of c times the height of the font in the paragraph.
• ParagraphSpacing->{0,n} leaves an extra space of exactly n printer's points.
• ParagraphSpacing->{c,n} leaves an extra space of c times the height of the font plus n printers points.
• Paragraph breaks are taken to occur whenever an explicit newline character appears in a block of text.
• ParagraphSpacing is added to LineSpacing to determine spacing between paragraphs.
• A typical default setting is ParagraphSpacing->{0,0}.
• ParagraphSpacing applies only to ordinary text, not Wolfram Language expressions.
• Extra space specified by ParagraphSpacing is inserted before the first line of each paragraph. No extra space is inserted if the paragraph is at the beginning of a cell or a string.

# Examples

## Basic Examples(1)

Create cells with varying amounts of space between paragraphs:

 In[1]:=
Introduced in 1996
(3.0)