# [OS X TeX] vertical space in tables

McGarry Vince vmcgarry at austin.rr.com
Sat Apr 21 17:11:01 EDT 2007

On Apr 21, 2007, at 2:05 PM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Is there a simple way to increase the vertical spacing in tabular
> and array environments? My solution is to use a rule with zero
> width, for example
>
> \begin{array}{cc}
> \rule[-7.5pt]{0pt}{20pt} A & B \\
> \rule[-7.5pt]{0pt}{20pt} C & D \\
> etc
> \end{array}
>
> but it takes some tweaking with the numbers to get it to work nicely.
>
> Thanks
>
> Themis
>

I usually use \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{factor} and am satisfied
with the results.

Vince McGarry