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To decrease page margins, I tried increasing these values:

\textwidth=7in \textheight=8in

However, the text got wider and taller but the left and top margins did not decrease.

I then tried setting some other values to 0 too.

\topmargin = 0in \oddsidemargin = 0in \evensidemargin = 0in

However, the left and top margins still exist. How do I decrease the left and top page margins?

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use

\usepackage[a4paper,left=0in,right=0in,top=0in,bottom=0in]{geometry}

in the preamble.

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Or use any other value of the size. You can as well specify \usepackage[a4paper,margin=0in]{geometry}, which does exactly the same. –  yo' Mar 2 '12 at 10:43

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