{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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Footnotes per page spread

Now, I heard of footnotes per page, section, chapter, part or document, used all of them, but recently I got a (strange?) request to have footnote counter reset per page spread, i.e., after every odd ...
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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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Two-column LaTeX class for a photobook

I am looking for a solution to produce a two-column(ed) LaTeX-based photobook. Text and comments should go on the outer column (in a two-sided document)--something like a wide outer margin. Photos ...
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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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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 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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How do I make the first page double sided in a single sided LaTeX document?

How do I make the first page double sided in a single sided LaTeX document? Is there a way that I can tell LaTeX that I want something on both sides of the first page, but everything after it to be ...
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Chapters that openleft unless the chapter is only one page long

I'm using the memoir class, and would like new chapters to begin on the left-hand page, unless the chapters in question are only one page long. Neither openleft nor openany give this behavior. I am ...
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How to make a long table split on even/odd pages?

On an A5 document, I want to print a long table, split on several pages (using longtable I know) but I also need the 2 columns of that table to be on each side of the document: left column on even ...
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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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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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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 one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages?

How can one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages? With the following code, the line to which the second footnote is attached ...
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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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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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marginnote always on right side of the page

My documentclass is book, so I've got an even and odd sides. I like that the equation number are always aligned on the right side - independent of the page (even/odd). I started using marginnotes. I ...
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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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Why are odd pages left pages?

I'm typesetting a friend's novel using LaTeX (in my actual document I'm using memoir, but the same happens if I just use book). It's possible I'm going crazy, but I'm sure that it's setting up odd ...
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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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margin location in tufte-class

By default I have observed that the margin is always on same side of the page, i.e irrespective of the page being the left page or right page the margin is always on the right hand side of the page. ...
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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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Conditional figure environment (sideways, bottom captions)

For my phd dissertation I would like to have a new environment for figures that gives me the possibility to either place the caption sideways if there is enough space (say the figure width is < 0.6 ...
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How to make different caption placement for figures on odd and even pages?

For small figures, I want for captions to go on the right or on the left depending on the page number, whether it is odd or even. To do that I define the command \row as follows: ...
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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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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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Two-sided document: reverse page margins for hardcopy

Background Wrote a manual in LyX. The PDF is two-sided. Using KOMA Script v2. The pages are 8.5" x 11". Problem The spacing on the margins is not printer-friendly, it is reversed: Since this ...
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Position two floats on opposing pages

I have some big body of text with a figure within it, and another figure that requires a full float page (I use \begin{figure}[p]). The two figures relate to one another, and should really be viewed ...
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Marginnote on left side only, using document class book with twoside

I'm trying to use marginnote on document class book with twoside, but I can't see to get the margin notes strictly on the left. I don't want to be putting \reversemarginpar on all the odd pages. Can ...
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Nonstandard quotation margins

I would like to create a document with nonstandard quotation environment. The goal is that on odd pages quotations have to be indent on the left, and on even pages in opposite way (indent on the ...
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Different \section for odd and even pages

I would like to make the section titles look different on even and odd pages. I have the following MnWE with the trivial approach. The problem is that you don't know that your section header gets ...
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Forcing even number of pages in output (LaTeX — pdflatex) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep the last page number even? Is there a way of forcing an even number of pages in output ? What I mean is to make pdflatex document "intelligent" it will add ...
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When using a book class (memoir), text shifts from left to right on each page

I'm very new to latex, and I've noticed that using a book class causes the text on one page to be on the right and then left on the next and so on. I'd like for it to all to be on the left or ...
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How can I add margin notes on inner side of a page in two sides mode?

How can I add margin notes on inner side of a page only for even pages in two sides mode?
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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?
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How to change the page number from even to odd while keeping the page as verso?

I'm writing a two-sided document with a binding margin. For certain reasons, I need to change the page number at some point, so what used to be an even-numbered page is now odd-numbered. This makes ...
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Centered page numbers although set “twoside” option

Using article class and the twoside option still gives me the page numbers in the center of the page. Isn't the twoside option supposed to put the page numbers on the left in even pages and on the ...
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Chapter on any page, but recto after part

Using the book style, I need chapters to start on anypage (as in openany) BUT to be recto after a part (which is also recto). fussy eh!
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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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How can I use the layout and twoside options of the geometry package?

When I use the geometry package (2010/09/12 v5.6) for a twoside document with one paper size (e.g. A4) and another layout size (e.g. A5), I had expected that I could print a page, turn the paper, ...