{geometry} is a package that allows to change the margins of (whole) pages and, conversely, the width and height of the textblock and its positioning on the page.

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Wrong A4 measurements that are not “pagesize” solvable

I would like my pdf document to have an a4 format. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{article} \begin{document} Text, text, text... \end{document} Unfortunately, when I print the pdf document ...
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How can I readjust TikZ's dimension variables to fit mid-document dimension change?

Question How can I readjust TikZ's dimension variables to fit a mid-document dimension change as in this example and using the TikZ drawing from here. Problem TikZ coordinates are not where they ...
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Geometry does not seem to change the margins

I am trying to change the margins of my document with geometry. It seems not work. this is my preamble \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,showframe=true, ...
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Line numbers collide with marginnotes on even pages in a book

I am having a bit of a problem with margin notes colliding with line numbers on the even pages of a book. I would like to adjust the margins so that the notes can stay where they are. I think this ...
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Making a class to change the margins of TeX file, it fails

I'm currently trying to develop my own resume however I'm having trouble making a .cls file that does anything that makes since. As of now I'm simply trying to change the margins. Tex file ...
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Trouble sizing Latex PDF page with Memoir

I am trying to typeset a 5.25in x 8in book using LaTex and Memoir, and while I have managed to get a nice looking book, the problem is when the PDF is brought up the page dimensions are 5.50 x 8.50 ...
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How can I maintain the current page nodes for portrait when temporarily entering landscape mode in TikZ?

Question How can I keep the current page nodes aligned with the same physical corners of the page in a document where the main layout is portrait, but some pages with longtable are in the landscape ...
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Aligning a minipage in the absolute top left

I'm formatting a cover design in LaTeX. The cover has pages of 145×210mm which includes 3mm margin. The side should be 13.93mm wide and the bleed is 3mm. This gives me the following code, which ...
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KOMAoptions{headsepline = true, footsepline = true} change geometry settings

I am using tex(-based techniques) for the first time. Currently I am writing my doctoral thesis via pdflatex and encounter an annoying problem: My university predetermines very strict page geometry ...
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How to eliminate extra margins around text? [duplicate]

I have a problem that the regular text of the article adds extra margins to the specified margins. To make it more clear, whatever I do, the text is "narrower" than what I specify with the geometry ...
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Geometry Package Not Working with Standalone Class

Here is my TeX file (test.tex) I am trying to process (initially the TeX was successfully being processed on an Ubuntu 10.04 OS, but the server I am on was upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and now things ...
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Is a4 = a4paper?

\documentclass[12pt, a4, twoside, openright]{book} Above is from my university master thesis template, I checked other schools templates, they all use ...
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How to fix the geometry error: \paperwidth too short when using the savetrees package with sig-alternate

I am trying to use the savetrees package with the sig-alternate class but I am receiving the following error: /usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/tex/latex/geometry/geometry.sty ! Package geometry ...
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\newgeometry fails to change page margin inside enumerate

Please see the following code. Here, I try to change page margin inside an enumerate environment. \documentclass{article} ...
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Why does \newgeometry from the geometry package not change the papersize?

What technical reasons are behind this? From manual of package geometry: ... paper size options (such as papersize, paper=a4paper and so forth), which can’t be changed with \newgeometry.
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How to get a centered colored box

I want to create a centered colored parbox, but although I defined boarders using package geometry, the parbox has a greater margin left than right. Thanks for help ...
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How to completely fill page with a figure, using geometry and overpic

The LaTeX code below produces two pages. The second one is as I intended it to be: the picture filling the whole page. But when using overpic (for overlying some text), I have not been able of getting ...
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Footheight and footrule using titlesec and geometry

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[a4paper,twoside]{article} \usepackage[width=14cm,left=3.5cm,marginparwidth=3cm,marginparsep=0.35cm, ...
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Adding margin (skip) to tikz drawing

Based on few sources, I have been able to write following code to create torn paper effect: \documentclass[final]{book} ...
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How to set total space of footnotes?

How can be set the size of the footnotespace? I'm trying to get a visually constant body text, i.e. the main text should always look the same block. In order to do that, I'm leaving a large amout of ...
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Newgeometry changes all document

I am trying to set different margins for some pages of my Thesis. Essentially, I want some pages to have larger margins, since they contain big tables. I use the \input command to include big Tables ...
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minipages: multi sized minipages that use all space on the paper and automatic scaling

I am creating a sheet with solutions to different qualifying questions. Each solution takes up a different length but I don't want to waste any white space. I want to put other minipages that will ...
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How can I prevent \newgeometry from affecting bottom margin when changing the side margins?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Page geometry and margins handling

I'm creating a poster using baposter and the page margins aren't behaving in the way I would like for a poster, i.e. there is some asymmetry in the left and right margins that I can't remove. In the ...
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Change page layout at begin of each page

I want to have very different page layout for even and odd pages. To solve this problem i try to use atbegshi and geometry packages. But it takes a strange result: after \newgeometry executed page ...
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How can I resolve this figure margin issue caused by geometry margin options?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[left=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,top=2.5cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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How to produce a pdf in S5 or statsformat

The Swedish state paper format S5 has dimensions of 165 x 242 mm. It does not exist as a preset in the geometry package, neither s5paper or statsformat are acceptable options.
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small equilateral triangle, for symmetry groups [duplicate]

I'm currently doing a module on pure mathematics. And one thing has been bothering me slightly, I know that the material is written using latex, in some of the chapters about symmetries they use these ...
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How can I the draw the curve $f(x)=x^n$?

How can I the draw the curve $f(x)=x^n$? I need to explain the uniform convergence of this curve... help me to do this.... I can do this for finitely many values of n, for example,
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Custom page-size names in Latex

I was wondering if it is possible to "extend" existing page sizes in \documentclass{book} something like \documentclass[crownpage]{document} documentclass[demypage]{document} ... If it is ...
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Problem with cropmarks on geometry package

I want to print a page with a smaller size than and A4 paper on a A4 size layout and I want to show the crop marks on it. I specify the page and layout size in the geometry package options but as you ...
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How to eliminate over-specification in h and v warning in Geometry package?

I use a memoir class template as the basis for my own thesis. It includes the geometry package. This produces a warning but do not appear to impact on the compiling of a pdf. I use pdfLaTeX. Here is ...
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print crop margings for bindingoffset

I would like to have a template for reformatting some arbitrary \LaTeX document in a way, that I can print and cut it, to glue it into my lab-book. To this end, the output should introduce a ...
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LuaTeX: Line break problem with microtype + geometry (bindingoffset) [duplicate]

I have a problem with the combination LuaTeX + package microtype + option bindingoffset from the geometry package when typesetting the following example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Geometry with Latex [duplicate]

I am a new user to Latex. How do you draw geometry with Latex? Do you have to enter code? Or there is a convenient tool that you can just drag lines and it will give you the code with your drawing? I ...
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Defining a command for changing the line width or the right and left margins?

I am trying define a multi-parameter command which would break up the text to be only 34 characters per line or I suppose another way to look at it would be to have a left margin of 2.7in (1in more ...
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Overview of page geometry, font sizes etc. of common document classes

Has someone precompiled a tabular or annotated graphical overview of the default lengths etc. of common LaTeX classes (standard, Koma/scr, memoir, beamer …) and put it on the net? I didn’t find any. ...
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Increasing text body to pull page width and height

I am using fancyhdr and geometry to create a custom page where the text would fill as much of the page as possible. The document has other pages on as well but have been omitted as they are not ...
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Centering text body and margin notes together

With geometry, I want to center text body and margin notes together, namely to center textwidth + marginparsep + marginparwidth parts of horizontal elements. I think one option would be to include ...
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How to set a binding offset with tufte-book class?

I'm typesetting a book using the tufte-book class. For printing I need to set a binding offset (say, 0.5in). However, I can't seem to get this to work using the geometry package settings as one would ...
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Extra blank pages inserted when using \cleardoublepage and \newgeometry

Using a report class with the twoside and openright options, I've defined a function, \mycentered[1], to display a vertically and horizontally aligned (at the center of the page) quote before the ...
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Looking for a command to create the geometry line symbol (\overline with arrows on both ends)

I need a way of encoding the geometry line symbol. $\overline{AB}$ gives me the line segment symbol and $\overrightarrow{AB}$ gives me the ray symbol, I need a way to get a bar over the letters that ...
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How to get the text equally separated from the headrule and footrule with geometry?

In the following MWE I'd like to define a dimen, usep, and do the blue margins (uhsep and ufsep) be equal to it, and ubsep (in green) to the half of it, when footnotes are to be printed. Otherwise, ...
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Using a switch to pass an option

I created a switch which is defined iff a new geometry should be twosided. Currently, my code looks like this: \ifdefined\@TwosideSwitch% \typeout{SwitchGiven!}% \newgeometry{twoside=true, ...}% ...
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How to get the active left and right margins to use them in a tikzpicture?

I'm trying to use the margins defined when geometry is loaded to draw several fancy section titles using tikz. In order to make \Gm@lmargin and \Gm@rmargin usable, I have to do ...
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fancyhdr: Footer not centered after changing page geometry

MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[showframe]{geometry} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \fancyhf{} \cfoot{something centered in footer} \lhead{\rule{\textwidth}{3pt}} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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GANTT to long for one page

I have made a GANTT chart but it is too long to fit into one landscape page. So I see two solutions. Allow the gantt chart to contiune on next page. Use A3 instead Please help me with both ...
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Match white space above chapter title to top margin as defined in geometry package

I would like to change the position of chapter titles, specifically the amount of white space above them. I am using the book class and defining margins using the geometry package. The chapter command ...
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Setting margins exactly

My thesis formatting requires 1.5-inch margin on the left side and a 1-inch margin on the three remaining sides. Since all pages must be printed on one side of the page, I used the following: ...
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Difference between geometry, changepage and vmargin packages?

While struggling a bit with layout, I have encountered a few useful packages, namely geometry, changepage and vmargin but I'm wondering a bit about the difference between them. An important one that ...