{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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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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Koma-script scrpage2 footer height

After lots of googling and hair-tearing, I'm turning grey and old, and no wiser... EDIT : see bottom for a half-cooked solution. I switched from LaTeX plain classes (article, report, etc.) to ...
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Optimum parameters for 1280x727 screen?

I'm going to experiment with using my Android tablet to lecture from this coming semester: moving between LaTeX PDFs and a handwriting note app. My usable screen size is 1280 x 727 pixels (there's a ...
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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} ...
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Different margins for title page

My document class is article with a4paper. The margins that I want for the body are: top: 1 inch bottom: 1 inch right: 0.5 inch left: 1.5 inch The title page should have a 1 inch margin on all four ...
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How to correctly use geometry package with wrapfig package to avoid wrong layout

I am learning the wrapfig package. I noticed that when I include my common latex file, which has common definitions, the text no longer wrap around the figures, but the figure are pushed to the right ...
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DIV and BCOR setting in KOMA (best practices)

I have been playing around and I now realize it is possible to set the type area using a KOMA class by a couple of ways, and I'll like to know which is the correct one. \documentclass[% a4paper, ...
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How can i change the paper size in tikzposter?

Right now the only allowed paper sizes in tikzposter are a0paper, a1paper, or a2paper. Is there a way to manually set the size of the poster in inches or other units?
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How to show margin distances in mm

I would like to know the distance (in mm) of the margins I just set, and I would like them to be displayed in the document (for debugging purposes, of course). I use the showframe option of the ...
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distinguish between symmetric and asymmetric page layouts

In order to fix a bug in the new version of the sidenotes package (bug reported here), I made the following environment: \newenvironment{autoadjustwidth}[2]% {\ifthenelse{\boolean{@twoside}}% ...
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how to set margins in A3 page when using the KOMAoptions command inside an A4 document

I am inserting an A3 page in an A4 document using the KOMAoptions command: \afterpage{ % Insert after the current page \clearpage \KOMAoptions{paper=a3} \recalctypearea \begin{figure}[htbp] ...
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why can't I get the A3 page where I want it (inside an A4 document) [duplicate]

I am using an A3 page within an A4 document. In the SSCCE example below, my plan was to get (in this order): "foo" on an A4 page "A3 stuff" on an A3 page "bar" on an A4 page Instead, I get: ...
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page margins not respected after A3 page insertion in A4 document

I am inserting an A3 page in an A4 document but the margins are not respected (and neither does a page number appear), after the A3 page. Test code below: ...
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A dotted circle: control size of dots and distance between them

My MWE is: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[red,dotted] (0,0) circle (2); \draw[black,thick] (5,0) circle (2); ...
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What is the equivalent of fullpage in geometry package?

There's an occasion when I am forced to use geometry package instead of fullpage. Howevere the document margins should match another document which uses fullpage. Where can I find the default top, ...
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Add bleed using geometry

I'm using a5paper size with extreport and geometry. Could you please tell me how to add a bleed of 2mm and keep things as they are. \usepackage[a5paper, %hmargin = {3cm, .8in}, ...
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Using newgeometry — how to prevent moving the top outer page numbers?

I used \newgeometry to enlarge the printing space to include more graphs on a couple pages of my document (article class), but it moved the page number on those pages too. If I want to keep the page ...
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control margins with geometry or fullpage

Is there a better way to set \topmargin -1.5cm \textwidth 15.5cm \textheight 23.5cm \oddsidemargin 0.7cm \evensidemargin 1.2cm perhaps using \usepackage{geometry} or \usepackage{fullpage}? What are ...
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Showing margins/frames in beamer slides

With a regular article/report/... class, you can use the showframe package to draw outlines of where the various regions of the page lie. I cannot get the same functionality with beamer, however. ...
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Interference of Geometry and counter of the page number

I'm having troubles with the geometry package, it seems that every time that I reset the pagenumber to one, the geometry package treats it like it's the first page of the document. Now this is rather ...
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Package geometry parameters and changing left margin

I want to make an indented paragraph, that is to indent the whole paragraph and not just the first line as happens with \par. I use geometry, so I thought that package might have a parameter that ...
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Hi. How create a book with total page size (215mm,285mm)?

I use This code: If this is corect? ‎‎\usepackage[‎a4paper,total={215mm,285mm}‎,‎top=3cm,bottom=3cm,headsep=10pt, vmargin=2cm, outermargin=7cm, innermargin=2.5cm, marginparwidth=4cm, ...
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\newgeometry doesn't work with Turkish babel package

\newgeometry is a nice feature of geometry package. I found out that it doesn't work (together with many other problems) when \usepackage[turkish]{babel} is also used with many errors stating: ...
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Empty body centered on the page and vertically splited

I want to have an empty page such that the body is centered. Next I want to have two minipage's each half the width of the body and of its height, such that they will vertically split the body. Here ...
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Prelim2e marking but centred without tikz

I use preliminary markup on draft versions of documents which specifies the svn repository number, timestamp, url etc. I prefer this to be typeset centred at the bottom of the page below the footer. ...
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Pdf in bookmark dimensions using geometry

Trying to make my own bookmarks, I began with using geometry to get the right dimensions (for some reason this is 20cm x 5.5cm). Using the first two answers to another question, I wrote the following: ...
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Why does increasing hscale produce overfull hbox?

I would like help understanding why increasing the proportion of the page available for text produces an overfull \hbox error. In the output, this results in my preliminary markers being skewed right. ...
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How to parametrize tex processing using command line? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, I cannot write a better title for the question. I am trying to parametrize my workflow, where I will allow myself to override page margins from the command line with the following: ...
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Expand page to use full page height with fancyhdr

I use fancyhdr package and would like to print a large float that exceeds the textheight. Hence I would like to remove the headers and footers. And have the float verticaly centered. I tried ...
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Is there a way to query the page size that I have set in the memoir class?

In my preamble, I have: \documentclass[a5paper,10pt,oneside,onecolumn,openany]{memoir} I would like to later define some layout options based on the value of the page size, which in this case is ...
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Is there a way to indicate the different area elements prescribed by the geometry package? [duplicate]

The geometry package prescribes areas such as header, footer, textarea, marginpar, etc. by using length variables such as tmargin, bmargin, headsep, etc. When you do "Inspect Element" in your ...
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How to change geometry for one page without using \newgeometry or \restoregeometry

I am trying to establish one geometry for my first page (not a title page), and use another for the rest of the document. However, because I am trying to make a template, and thus do not want to rely ...
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How to lock some part of marginpar area?

Consider the following layout. I'd like to lock some part of marginpar area. For example, after 6cm from the top, skip 4cm and the margin area continues below.
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Multiline footer with bottom of text aligned to bottom margin

When a single line of text is added to a footer, it is bottom-aligned to the margin as I would expect: However, when I add a second line of text, the alignment is still with the first line of text. ...
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How to arbitrarily center these drawings?

I have adapted the following to draw lines from the center of a circle out to n equally spaced points on a circle (the n th roots of unity, or the points of an n-gon, or a star graph). I need to be ...
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automatically add additional space for annotations while keeping layout the same

Consider, I've got a document I am asked to review in a way, that I add todonotes/marginnotes with comments. Therefore the usual document margin might be to small. Is there a way to just add ...
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Draw string with linking numbers or no linking number?

How can I use LaTex (p.s. I use Mac OS 10.5.8 with TexShop 2.47) to draw strings with linking numbers or no linking numbers? If any experts know any examples below, please feel free to comment. The ...
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Distance between top edge of paper and header

EDIT : Please apologize me. I forget to add two lines to MWE I think very essential to handle the problems. Please re-check the MWE. There is parameter defining distance between bottom edge of top ...
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Section vertical position is displaced

Here are two pages of the same document, Image 1 shows the 2nd page, where \section{Tareas realizadas} is overlapping the textheight top, while the Image 2 shows the 3rd page (correct behavior). Why ...
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package keyval error: compat2 undefined

I am using MiKTeX 2.9, geometry v5.6. I am getting the following error package keyval error: compat2 undefined. The LaTeX code is attached here: \documentclass[phD,synopsis,a4paper]{iitmdiss} ...
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Extra 0.1cm after setting geometry top margin

I try to set 3cm for top margin of the paper with geometry package. After I measure the real length of top margin with PDF, this is actually 3.1 cm. There are a 0.1 extra space there. Also, I spot ...
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Change Color, Pitch, Line Style of Showframe (Geometry Package)

How can one change the colour, pitch, line style, etc of the rules generated by the geometry package's showframe option?
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Overriding printer scaling defaults from within LaTeX

Edited version of question I have to produce a series of documents that need to be printed without scaling. The target users are likely to have low-level computer skills and will overlook ...
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How to exceed left margin with longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable that is wider than the textwidth at a certain moment. I've tried different things always ending up with a different problem: First possibility: If I use the adjustwidth ...
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Longtabu total width, fixed left margin

I'm trying to make a longtabu that is wider than the textwidth at a certain moment. I've tried different things always ending up with a different problem: First possibility: If I use the adjustwidth ...