There is a package in LaTeX called
lettrine, which allows you to use a drop cap. You can check an example here
I want to know how many lines of space should I give it for a one column technical document.
According to my friend designers, it's usually a rule to do everything by 3, so I did:
But for some reason I began to think that maybe the
S is just too big (because of the "Chapter 1" and "Introduction").
So I also went with 2 lines:
Which one should I prefer?