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I usually do the following to remove 1 inch padding.


How to remove 1 inch paddings without using \hoffset and \voffset?

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I will tidy up the question above after migrating Herbert's answer. – xport Jul 17 '11 at 20:01
The answer is already in Herbert's and mine answers to the other question. Use geometry and be happy: why reinvent the wheel? :) Performance time in loading geometry? – egreg Jul 17 '11 at 20:13
@egreg: For creating a single graphics, I don't need geometry.sty. I want to take a full control. :-) – xport Jul 17 '11 at 20:18
@egreg: If I used geometry.sty, I will not know whether or not there are rounding errors in the author's calculation. – xport Jul 17 '11 at 20:22
@xport: If you are that worried about having ultimate control, then LaTeX is a bad choice: use plain TeX and define only what you want. – Joseph Wright Jul 17 '11 at 20:42
up vote 3 down vote accepted

sets the left and top margin to 0pt




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I prefer using 72.27 to get the exact value. :-) – xport Jul 17 '11 at 20:53
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I prefer using 72.27pt because using 1in causes rounding error. – xport Jul 17 '11 at 20:38
There's a difference of 1sp. About 5nm. – egreg Jul 17 '11 at 20:54

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