{marginpar} is a command that adds content to the margin of documents.

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How to use \marginpar with narrow margins

The \marginpar command is useful to create marginal notes in a document. In particular, it is used by the \todo command from the todonotes package. However, when the margins are narrower than usual, ...
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How can you adjust the vertical position of a marginal footnote?

I'm redefining \footnote to put them in them in the margin using \marginpar. Occasionally, the paragraph will extend below the bottom of the text block when a note appears near the end of a page. I ...
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Figure content does not appear on even pages after introducing changes to the output routine

In a document with wide margins, I want to offer a figure environment which extends into the marginpar-area. Furthermore, I want the caption-text to be placed in this area, too, either above or below ...
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How to include page margin into header and footer in memoir?

I wonder how I can achieve the following two things: I want to have defined page margins for the use of \marginpar notes and comments. The problem is that, although I use memoir with twoside option ...
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Short caption in margin

Is it possible to insert the short caption of a figure in the margin next to it? I tried to get it working with etoolbox but without success. Additionally it has to work with the package subcaption ...
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Biblatex footnotes to margin

Is there a way to (robustly) push biblatex footnote citations to the margin? I tried \usepackage{sidenotes} \renewcommand*{\footnote}[1]{\sidenote{#1}} but I get sometimes ugly effects as shown ...
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Marginalia not appearing

If you look Here you will see a wonderful answer to a question I asked about how to insert Automated Marginal Documentation of Page Changes. I've been looking over the document where I used this and ...
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Problem with marginnote [duplicate]

I tried to define (my first! - I'm a LateX newbie) command to insert notes in the margins of my text, but it introduces gaps wherever I insert the command :-( The code for my command is: ...
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marginal notes in both margins depending on the page number

The lines of my text are numbered because I'm producing an edition with notes in the bottom. I'd like to have marginal notes as well on the left for even page numbers and on the right for un even page ...
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How to add margin comments in Beamer?

I use Beamer for my presentations and I would like to know how I could add some text in the two sides of an inserted figure using \includegraphics[scale=]{} and \caption{}.
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Multiple \marginnote commands on the same line in math environment

If multiple \marginnote commands are triggered on the same line, by default they are typeset on top of one another, making them unreadable. I would like them to stack vertically, which is the default ...
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marginpar image from top of the image height

I have the below boxed environment. The image should place in the marginpar width. When my environment is going long the image should automatically increase upto my enviroment, when is going to low it ...
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Converting latex margin notes to rtf/doc/odt margin notes

I am looking for any way to convert the margin notes I made in LaTeX (through \marginpar or the todonotes package, or anything similar) to show up as margin notes in a .doc or .rtf. Are there any ...
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\marginpar inside figure environment fails

I am working with marginpar to put some comments in the margin of my document. In one case I would like to put a comment on a caption of a figure, a MWE of which looks like this: \begin{document} ...
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marginpar in a macro steal the bullet of itemized list

I have an odd (to me) problem involving an itemize environment and \marginpar{}. The problem is illustrated in the following document: \documentclass{article} ...
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Probsoln customization of solution environment (set as marginpar)

I'm using probsoln, and I want to put the solution as a marginpar and with footnotesize. Please look at the MWE below. Writelatex won't compile, spitting out LaTeX Error: \begin{solutionnew} on ...
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Side margin text and brace across multiple pages

hopefully a simple question to ask, not sure about the answer... Given the MWEs \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{lipsum} \newcommand\BrText[2]{% \par\smallskip ...
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Margin notes on the right side only

I would like to know how I could have margin notes only on the right side of my document using a twoside document class. This is a part of my preamble : ...
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How to change a thesis paper size for printing

I use classic thesis for my thesis and I had to increase the size of my text in the following proportions : \usepackage[left=4cm,right=4cm,top=3cm,bottom=3cm]{geometry} Now, there are two ...
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Align figures to the left side of an article

I am trying to write a user manual for a product for which I would like to have several figures and small explanatory test in a column to the left of each page. I have run into a strange issue, where ...
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Margin-Cite from tufte-book

I like the way the tufte-book documentclass is writing the full citation in the margin. Unfortunatly I use a pretty different documentclass, so that I don't have this feature. I already looks into ...
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Why using marginpar?

I write my thesis with classic thesis and I am about to use the marginpar code in order to have margin notes. I know that this way of writing is used par Edward Tufte in his tufte class and I wondered ...
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how to extend header over the page margins?

I have defined the page margins and header as appears in the codes bellow, but I want the header to cover the page margin width too, in the pages after page 2 (all pages except the first page). I ...
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Right aligned left side margin notes on same line as content

I'm trying to write a command that I can use to set up right-aligned left margin notes easily, and not be worried about the flow of content. Basically I would like the margin note to be on the same ...
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Subfigures in Margin note

My codes, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[left=1.5cm,right=1cm,top=3cm,bottom=1.5cm,marginparwidth=5.5cm,marginparsep=1cm,outer=8cm]{geometry} ...
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Put longtable caption in marginpar and keep compatibility with caption package

After some research I found a way to place the caption of a longtable (ltablex) into the left marginpar, aligned with the top of the table. Therefore, i adapted this solution stackexchange.com: ...
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Colored mark in margin notes in the middle of the \marginparsep

It's code, thanks for @Harish Kumar, \documentclass{book} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{background}{RGB}{255,255,170} \usepackage{empheq} \newcommand*\mybox[1]{% ...
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Alignment margin note with equation in pages

It's my problem, I am not writing margin note in \equation and \align. It's an error. But it's working in text. My aim, margin note with equation must be aligned. ...
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Margin notes on the wrong page when using landscape in memoir

I have tried several similar to the following code, but the best that I can get is the marginpar on one side and the figure in the following. The first \marginpar{\lipsum[11]}\lipsum[1] is positioned ...
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How to align a marginpar with a section title

I wish to have brief information in a marginpar (or other solution) that aligns with the corresponding section (not section*) heading. So far the margin information is above or below the section ...
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Moving todo notes to other side of page

I am using the todo notes package, documentation of which can be found here. The current document I am working on is in a book style format - in particular, there are wider margins on the left for ...
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Modify the @tufte@margin@float environment to automatically align floats

The Tufte classes provide the @tufte@margin@float environment which is used for tables and figures, but its result it's not automatically aligned with the text. The \marginnote command provide a ...
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Footnote taking width of *both* body and margin note

I am wondering how can I adjust geometry parameters (or using other packages) to make the layout of footnote taking the width of BOTH body and margin note. Thanks,
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Marginnotes size

I am new to LaTeX and to this site. I am setting up a book using the header I found in Why can't I get the height of my memoir typeblock right? (Luckily enough, I wanted exactly the same page size ...
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Marginpar/Marginnote hint to column

Sorry, but until someone comes up with a better title, I have to stick to this one for my question. I am currently using \marginnote for the first time in Latex and I want to use it on a twocolumn, ...
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Is there a way to prevent marginpars colliding with tabs created using the fancy tabs package

I am automatically creating large documents that use fancytabs as thumb marks and that also use marginpar notes to convey information about the text. (I actually put them in a Tikz lozenge since ...
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Not wanted space before marginpar

At the moment I'm working on a little report. Therefore I had to redefine the \marginpar{} command new because I wanted it in a smaller font-size compared to the 'normal text'. The code I've written ...
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How to use margins to center a table

I want to realize something like in this two pictures. I want to use a part of the margins for notes (draw even tables!). I want that the margin change from odd page to even page (I think it's simple ...
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Change font size of caption, only in marginpar?

I'm using \marginpar and \captionof to have figures appearing in the margins of my documents, including figure captions. This works well. But now I want to change to font size of the captions ...
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How to manage large sidenotes in tufte-handout class?

Well I was working in a part of a book for a lesson, but I want to translate it into a tufte class. But my problem is that the document contents a lot of notes. Few of them are very close and are very ...
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Horizontal placement of graphic in left and right margins

I want to place small graphics in the outer margins of my 2-sided document. I've been using, e.g., \marginpar[{\hfill \includegraphics[scale=.3]{figures/ivy-univ.png}\hspace{8 pt} }]{ ...
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How to get beamer-style bibliography (with icons) when using article class and natbib?

I am writing a document in article class, using natbib, and would like to produce a bibliography with icons in the left-hand margin, which illustrate the type of resource being listed. After some ...
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Alignment of the Margin notes

I use the class article with two sides. I also use a dozen of \marginpar per page to place my QED symbol in "the margin" or rather, on the right of the page. The code is from this website: ...
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My margin notes are not on the same line as my text

In the following MWE, we can see that the notes in the margin are shifted downwards. If a few letters are removed, the margin is properly aligned with the text. I prefer to use \myrightmargin instead ...
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Make left-hand pages' `\marginpar` text right-aligned [duplicate]

\marginpars only appear on the right margins of right-hand pages of my manuscript. For left-hand pages, they are are so far to the left that they aren't even on the page. The reason is because the ...
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Tikz horizontal alignment

I have a prepared page margin but i require alignment three Tikz graphics horizontally, the three graphics width is more what \textwidth but minor what \textwidth + marginpar. How i can position ...
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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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Memoir footnotes in margin with ragged2e

I would like to set up memoir so that when I use \footnote{foo}, foo is displayed in the margin with the proper label and preferably break over pages. There is an option \footnotesinmargin which ...
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align icons to dictionary entries [closed]

I'm trying to typeset a small dictionary. Many of the entries come with a couple of icons that I would like to display in the margin just left of the entry, top-aligned with the beginning of the ...
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\marginnote misalignment in \begin{split}

When I use \marginnote in \begin{equation}\end{equation}, it seems to work fine, but if I try to place a margin note inside a multiline equation (at least when I use \begin{split}\end{split}), there ...