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I think the title says it all. I've done my homework and the only command that I found was:

:set linespace=3

but it doesn't seem to work, neither on the Mac nor in Linux.

Edit: In Mac OSX you can actually configure the terminal to add to (max 1.5) lines If anyone know how to increase more than 1.5, that'd be helpful


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if you've done your homework, you should see {only in the GUI} in help doc. and your question tagged with terminal – Kent May 27 '13 at 15:42
Related question: Adding vertical space between lines in vim. – glts May 27 '13 at 16:24
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linespace is only available for the GUI version, i.e. gVim or MacVim, and not console Vim. So maybe you are trying in your terminal?

'linespace' 'lsp'       number  (default 0, 1 for Win32 GUI)
                        {not in Vi}
                        {only in the GUI}

If you want to modify the linespacing of your terminal you have to do it in your terminal settings, not in Vim. (Maybe you can do it programmatically in your .vimrc.)

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you can' use linespace in terminal mode , it is for GUI only

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