I am trying to set the height of lines throughout a document template. The idea is that all text, whether in a header, footer, text box or body will snap to this line height. Same if the text is formatted single or double space.
The use case is to create a “pleading” template for legal documents. (I have seen several, but all are inadequate. Please continue)
The template needs to have line numbers down the side of the page. Numbers start 1" from the top of the page and end at the beginning of the footer and number every other line whether there is text or not. The templates available do this I have been able to do this with a custom header that actually runs down the side of the page.
Problem #1: The Text in the body and the line numbers do not line up. I have looked at “register true” settings, but it does not seem to work.
Problem #2: The line spacing is too much. When double spaced using the default 12pt roman font, there are 20 to 21 double spaced line numbers (40 or 42 available text lines) I want to be able to adjust number of lines to 26 / 46.
Note: (In wordperfect, this is accomplished by setting the “line height” to .167 instead of the printer default of (in my case – depending on printer) .185 or .193