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I am writing my resume (using the currvita package) within a scrartcl document class from KOMA-Script. How do I set the margins? I think the text width is a bit too narrow for me.

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I'm not sure what currvita has to do with this question. The KOMA-script class is what would be setting the margin. See chapter two of the KOMA-script guide for how to do that. – TH. Oct 17 '10 at 17:34
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You may also want to redefine the areaset \areaset[5mm]{412pt}{657pt} but it may destroy the original behavior of the class.

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As TH. has hinted, chapter 2 of the KOMA-script documentation deals with page layouts. The most important class option is DIV (the division factor for box construction), with a default value of 10 (appropriate for a font size of 11pt). If the text width is "a bit too narrow" for you, try

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