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Sometimes when I'm reviewing my document and rearranging images and tables, It would be sometimes great to see the page margins.

Is there any easy way to print the page margins when reviewing a document?

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Possible duplicate of Show pageframe for LNCS article class. The answers there also work with other classes. – Martin Scharrer Mar 29 '11 at 14:11
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You can achieve this by activating the showframe option of the geometry package. If you don’t want the package to modify your page layout, you additionally need to pass the pass option:

\usepackage[showframe, pass]{geometry}
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Thanks for the pass trick :-) – Tobi Jan 15 '12 at 17:21

You can also achieve this by adding the showframe package to your preamble:

\usepackage{showframe}
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I am trying to show both, the left and the right margin frames for a memoir based document. Only the right margin frame is drawn. Why so? see demo code in tex.stackexchange.com/q/272453/8272 – Nikos Alexandris Oct 12 '15 at 10:26

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