{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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Output pdf margin VS attributed margin in Latex

After a very long search on the net, I post these two questions: The code is: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[a4paper,left=3.5cm,right=3cm]{geometry} ...
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Section Titles, not the crossing next page

It's my code, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to print (or use) the values of geometry properties in document page?

I have problems with geometry package. I would like to find out parameters of my page (layout) such as textwidth, layoutheight etc. I want to have a dynamic layout of my page without number or ...
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Adjusting the overall width of a table

My table extends past the margin of my .pdf file. I already set the margin using the geometry package. How will I be able to adjust the width of my table so that it will be within the specified ...
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Page Numbering and Header Problem, with Margin and Multicols

1) The chapter page with margin, page numbering is not in the center. My code is, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Setting different recto/verso margins size (geometry) on this example

CONTEXT. Because of specific University requirements (1), I had to use this nice code found on tex.stackexchange http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/96366/50507 written by David Carlisle, that was ...
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Problem, header location and different page in one page

My code is this \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{showframe} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Why do I get an extra white page before my TikZ picture?

I've created a little diagram in TikZ. Only problem is, it's quite big, so I figured I should use landscape mode for it. Only problem is, when I put it between \begin{landscape} ...
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Suggestions to a better preamble for creating a handbook

The following is the preamble I was given to work with to create a student handbook. I believe there are a few things that are not right. The document compiles well but I am looking for suggestions of ...
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Problems with \newgeometry by using landscape and minipage

I try to rotate a tikz-tree and a table which are in a minipage environment by using \landscape because the tree besides the table is to wide. Now, the tree and the table are not centered. The last ...
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Table does not align properly after \newgeometry settings

I have a huge longtable and used \newgeometry to make it fit the page. After the table there is a short text (which I could align successfully) but another small table that comes after the text won't ...
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Can't move footer up on page

I'm trying to write a letter using the scrlttr2 document class. My footer is 3 lines and as such is touching the bottom of the page. I've been trying to move the footer up by using the geometry ...
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Setting Text on a Path

Using LuaLaTeX, I want to create an effect where text begins as a footnote but curves upward and ends up in front of the body text. Sort of hard to describe, but picture the body text ending ...
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“Dimension too large” using geometry package

So, I have an interesting problem with a really (really really ...) large equation that I am trying to typeset. Basically, crunching the file through pdflatex gives: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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Page size won't change even after using geometry package

I'm trying to change the page size of my thesis document. As adviced in other threads, the graphics package can be used for this purpose. I currently have the following command where I also specified ...
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svjour3: h/v centering text on a4paper?

I am preparing a manuscript using svjour3. I would like to have the text (dimensions unchanged!) simply centred on a4paper rather than aligned to the top-right corner, given that svjour3 in all but ...
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Define page layout in geometry similar to Koma Script with DIV 12

I want to define a page layout in geometry that has similar values as that defined by KOMA script. Unfortunately the values that I provide for geometry do not end up in the design as expected. This ...
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Proper Mathematical Typesetting for a point?

I'm working on a document in LaTeX, and I was wondering what the proper typsetting for a point is? If my understanding is correct, bold capital letters are matrices, vectors have the \vec{} symbol ...
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Failing to alter page size with geometry package

I want to create a poster 11'' x 17'' in size. This code \documentclass[landscape]{article} \usepackage[height=11in,width=17in,margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} ...