# [How To] Add Line Space Above and Below Text

Let’s say you have a document with the usual mix of headings, tables and paragraph text.

One way to improve the layout is to play with the spacing around the text.

For example, you can emphasize the importance a Heading by putting 12 points between it and the next paragraph. Likewise, you can set off paragraphs from each other by adding a consistent amount of text above and below.