# Set the space between lines of the align environment in LaTeX

Problem
How to set the space between lines of the align environment in LaTeX?

Solution

Use the command

\setlength{\jot}{20pt}

Example:

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\setlength{\jot}{20pt}
\begin{document}
\begin{gather}
x = 1 \\
y = 2
\end{gather}
\end{document}


Reference

http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2392&view=next