{double-sided} is about double-sided document layouts, e.g. different margins for left and right pages or chapters always starting on a right page.

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How to include a picture over two pages, left part on left side, right on right (for books)?

When writing a long book (from 300 to over a 1000 pages), there is often need to include large pictures and one wishes to have them displayed over two pages, left half on the left page, right half on ...
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How to remove headers and footers for pages between chapters?

To ensure that a new chapter starts on a right-hand page, the book class (and the report class with the options twoside and openright) will insert blank pages between chapters if necessary. However, ...
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How to prevent the paragraphs to spread out over the page?

I have a problem. I have several large equations within the text. And when LaTeX does not manage to put the equation on the same page and moves it to the next one, he spreads the paragraphs of the ...
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Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, numbering only on right pages

My problem is that I would like to have either blank or figures on the left pages, and text on the right ones, with the numbering of the right pages to be 1,2,3,4,5 and not 1,3,5,7. It means, in a ...
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How to switch between two margin sizes?

This question led to a new package: fullwidth This is a followup to a similar question. The idea is to switch between two different margin sizes. The answer provided by @godbyk work very well. ...
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Illogical twoside margins

Shouldn't the twoside option produce a wider margin at the binding/spine edge, rather than the other way around? I'm using \documentclass[twoside]{report}.
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Chapter on the right side - How to turn it off?

As a documentclass I use book. Chapters always start on the right hand side. How can I turn it off? I don't want to have empty pages. I don't care on which side starts new chapter.
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How can I reverse the positions of two (unequal width) columns so that the wider one is always against the inner margin?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to use it to write a spotlessly-typesetted draft of my novel (from the rough, typewritten hard draft) for MFA program applications, and eventually to send to ...
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Non rectangular page geometry

I am interested in using non-rectangular page geometries for my flipbook idea (in fancyhdr with image and flowing text). The page geometry that I'm after is that the text has a little rectangle ...
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How I can automatically add a page if the total number of pages is odd?

I need automatically add a blank page (also without document header, numbering and footer) at the end of the document, if the total numbers of pages is odd. How I can do that? And preferably without ...
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different type areas on even/odd pages

in some (very rare) cases, it might be desirable to have the type area, particularly the text width, be different on even and odd pages. Let's say we're typesetting a textbook that's supposed to have ...
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Equation numbers in outer margins on a two-sided document

I'm looking for a two-sided extension to the solution for this question: Put equation numbers in the sidemargin with Tufte-Latex class This post seems relevant: Equation tag in twoside-mode outer ...
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Output two sided, but only on recto page — occasional images on verso

I am preparing a thesis. In order to reduce the number of physical sheets of paper, I need to print certain figures/tables on the verso side. However the university regs state that, while figs/tables ...
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Package for game/playing cards (not only poker)

Is there a package to design playing cards (NOT ONLY POKER and similar card games, but board games like this and that) in TeX (and friends)? I'm well aware of this one and a half years old topic ...
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How to float until on left (or right) page?

I have two sideways tables that I want on two facing pages so the reader can turn the entire book and read them both in one turn. For the moment I keep moving them around to keep them on facing pages. ...
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Place a TikZ picture on every page

I am looking to place a picture (TikZ picture) on every page of my document. How can I do that? In essence I would like to control the placing of the image on even and odd pages. For example the ...
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How to start new chapters on the right hand side

I use the report document class, and I would like that chapters always start on the right hand side, anyone an idea how this could be easily done?
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How to force LaTeX to put even pages on the right hand side in documentclass article

In documentclass article I try to put even pages on the right hand side of a twoside document (unfortunatelly it is no option for me to change the document class). My point is to start with ...
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How can I get todonotes in the left margin

I want to use the package todonotes. Standard, the package prints the todo's in the right margin, while I want to have them in the left margin. Funny is, that in the manual itself they are placed in ...
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How to force output to a left (or right) page?

I am putting together a document that has several cover pages, both for front and back cover. The bulk of the document is two-sided. Cover pages, however, must be right-side (or left-side, for the ...
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Centered title page in twoside report

I'm writing my thesis using a twoside report. However, when it comes to the title page I think I want to have it centered i.e. the left margin and the right margin to be equal. How can I achieve this ...
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Set up sidewaysfigure to have the bottom of the figure toward the spine

I am typesetting a book. There are a couple figures that are wider than they are tall, and appear too small if placed on a page in the usual fashion. I have found that using the sidewaysfigure ...
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Placing figure on an even/odd page

I'm writing a two sided document (it will be printed as a book) and I've got two figures which takes up a whole page each. These two figures are related so I want them to be side by side in the ...
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Figures in odd pages, text in even pages; if no figures, then odd=even pages (i.e., no blank pages w/ numbering and headers…)

I'm writing my thesis using \documentclass{book}. I have plenty of figures and I want them to appear always on the right hand of my manuscript (since this is the "attraction" page when reading, and ...
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Why does the \marginpar not appear on the left page?

I am working on a book right now and the margin notes are not appearing on the left-side pages. I tried using mparhack but it made no difference. Is my geometry, fancy style or another package ...
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Show footnotes on odd pages only

I'm writing my thesis using the scrbook-class. Is it possible to display footnotes only on the odd (right) pages? This should mean that \footnote{something} should be collected on even pages and ...
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Placing text and footnotes on separate pages

How can I place the main text of a document on only verso (left) pages and the footnotes on recto (right) pages (or vice versa)? Update: The expected appearance is not unlike moving the whole ...
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How to make all figures float on the outer margins of two-side document?

I want to make a double-sided problem booklet that contains several questions. Each question has a distinct number and may have zero or more figures. Each figure has a caption and floats on the outer ...
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Can I put a logo in the header of a twoside document?

I would like to include a graphics file with a logo in the header of all pages of a twoside document (left and right side). The logo should be left-justified on the left side and right-justified on ...
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Parallel paragraphs across odd and even pages

I have a document where paragraphs should be aligned across odd/even (left/right) pages. I use the following code from this answer (courtesy of Nicola Talbot) \documentclass[12pt]{scrbook} ...
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Printing a double-sided A5 document on A4 paper

I have a doubled-sided A5 landscape document with the following page order: As my printer supports only A4 paper, I want to print two of these pages on one portrait A4 paper so that I can cut it in ...
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Switch to one-sided mode in the appendix of a double-sided document

I have a larger document (book class) which should be typeset double-sided, i.e. with the twopage class option. However, in my appendix I have some technical diagrams which should not be printed ...
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Remove blank pages in twosided book class without openany

I am writing my thesis using \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{book} At the end of chapters, I get a blank page. This is because chapters start from right side (Odd page number, [RO] and that ...
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Inconsistent rotations with \sidewaysfigure

In my document I'm largely using \sidewaysfigure. However, this results pictures with inconsistent placement and direction of included pictures and captions. By inconsistent I mean that figures and ...
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Changing oneside and twoside layout

Is there any solution to use different layouts according to the oneside or twoside specification? The first part of my report (abstract, ToC, LoF, LoT) should be in oneside mode and the rest of the ...
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sidewaystable vs landscape environment (pdflscape-package) for landscape tables spanning double pages

As explained in several other posts, I'm currently trying to create wide tables. The document is in portrait format A4, but the tables shall be typeset in landscape format. As the tables have more ...
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Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book (cont.)

In addition to the very useful discussion Figures on left pages, text on right ones with class book, numbering only on right pages, I would like to handle 2 other features: the suppression of blank ...
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How to keep the last page number even?

I want to make sure the last page always be even, so I defined command as the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[paperwidth=302pt,paperheight=400pt, offset=0pt, ...
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Equation tag in twoside-mode outer

At the moment I thinking about the following think. When I use the twoside mode to write a book I want to print the number of the equation outer. I can modify it manually with these two commands: ...
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Addmargin on even and odd pages

I have large outer margins and I want some time more text, on the left for even pages and on the right for odd pages. I tried: \begin{addmargin*} ... \end{addmargin*} But the result is good only ...
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Ensure last page is even and blank [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How I can automatically add a page if the total number of pages is odd? I am writing a report in two-sided mode. Report is based on the erdcclass file (with ...
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Open right for front matter

My front matter (abstract, table of contents, etc) does not start on the right hand side despite my chapters doing so. How do I ensure that these pages also start on the right hand side? The latex ...
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How remove margin in a paragraph that continues in two pages with different margin?

I've created a document whose margins have different odd and even pages. I want to write a paragraph with no margin in two pages runs. If I use the command \newgeometry new paragraph starts at the ...
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Appendices one after another

I am writing a document with the following documentclass: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,12pt]{report} Since I have some Appendices to the text and they are rather small, I was thinking ...
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Include a file (chapter)

Is it fair to assume that if an \include command does not add a blank page both before and after, it is because the chapter starts on a page with an odd page number ? EDIT: I thought I was having ...
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How to display cover page alone in the “two page view” mode

For some pdf ebooks, Adobe Reader displays the cover page alone even though the display mode is "two page view". Other than the cover page, the rest of the pdf content is displayed as two pages at ...
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Defining page margins with \geometry for two-sided documents

How do you set page margins using \geometry for a two-sided document? So far I've used the twoside option in my documentclass, which automatically widens the left/right margin on opposite sides of odd ...
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Wrapfigure-Minipage Woes: How do I correctly typeset wrapped text boxes within a \parcolumns environment modified for a two-sided document?

This is a follow-up question concerning an experimental chapter layout I'm trying to implement for a novel I'm writing. So. My initial problem of finding a way to modify the innards of the parcolumns ...
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How to create twoside book with oneside margin?

I want to make a twoside book with oneside margin such: odd pages: even pages: full header, with margin figure(or table): I used tufte-book class, but cannot set margins as i need. It's margins ...
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A pagestyle with note taking area on the verso page

Is there a way to create a pagestyle wich forces all of the content of a document to the recto pages and show a "note taking area" on the verso pages?