double spacing in vim, vi, or cream

david coder dacoder at
Sun Apr 17 01:48:02 UTC 2011

+++ Polytropon [17/04/11 00:28 +0200]:
>On Sat, 16 Apr 2011 18:02:36 -0400, david coder <dacoder at> wrote:
>> can anybody tell me how to set vi, vim, or cream so that text is                  
>> double-spaced?                                                                    
>If you're fine with postprocessing, use sed 's/./& /g'. If
>you want to use LaTeX, \usepackage{soul} and then \so{The
>text you want doublespaced}.
interesting suggestions that i hadn't thought of, esp knowing nothing about
LaTeX.  the 1st, however, results in spaces between characters, whereas what
i wanted was double-spacing between lines in a piece to be submitted for

thx much.


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