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

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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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Bigfoot with marginpar creates “Dimension too large” error

This question follows a previous solved one here on a related topic. I am compiling a document that includes the bigfoot package with the para option, and also has \marginpar. If I compile a short ...
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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

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 ...
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Margin notes, multicols, tikz overlay

As seen on page 200 of pgf manual is there a way to put notes in the margin but on the same level as the place it is called ? One can deal with the right-left positionning with the help of this ...
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Catchwords and marginpars

I am trying to make a document both with catchwords (first words from the next page) and with margin notes. Is it possible to make fwlw and marginpar work together? Sometimes catchwords disappear, ...
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Misplaced marginpar in twoside+twocolumn layout with pdfpages

\includepdf from the pdfpages package messes up the margin placement for this MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,twoside,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage[outer=6cm, inner=2.5cm, ...
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Breaking a marginpar over a pagebreak

Is there a way to do this in LaTeX 3? I looked at marginpar and orphans, and I am not sure that it addresses my question, but I belive it states that this is not possible in LaTeX 2e. This is most ...
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Margin note left of mdframed images in a two column page

Is it possible to have a margin note to the left of the left column on the second page with this code and approximately halfway down the page? I cannot get it to show up using \marginpar or the ...
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Author formatting of multiline quotes in margin

I use my own command to typeset quotes in the margin of my document using pdflatex and memoir, see the MWE below. Each quote consists of the actual quote itself and its author. The problem I have is ...
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align margin note to vertical center of text block or environment, with optional bar

Here is what I wish to achieve: section title as usual (optional) subsection in left-margin, aligned to top of its contents group of text/theorem/etc blocks within subsection margin note or label ...
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Turn marginpar into a regular paragraph

I'm writing notes for a university course. My content goes into a file called content.tex and then use two other files (called notes.tex and kindle.tex) to define styles and use the LaTeX import ...
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Reference to pgfplot with margincap

I was using references to parts of a pgfplots plot, which worked perfectly. However, when I changed the document to use margincaps, this breaks: I get a warning that one reference is undefined, and ...
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Tweak showlabels/showkeys - wrap the label

Can showlabels wrap the label in the margin? A very similar question is showlabels: wrap labels in marginpar, but the solution of @DavidCarlisle does not solve the more general case. Consider the ...
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Why does \marginpar sometimes add an unnecessary newline?

In the following example, the main paragraph gets typeset as 3 lines of text, with the paragraph ending on the third line before it reaches the margin. However, when un-commenting the line with the ...
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Edit marginpar command through whole document

I'm finding myself doing the following on every margin paragraph: \marginpar{\raggedright \scriptsize <content here>} Is there a way to set the align and script size for every margin ...
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Exclude line numbers from margin width

I am using the lineno package to add linenumbers on my twosided document. However, I have a restriction to leave a margin of 2.5cm inner and 4cm outer margin. This has to be completely free space. ...
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How to spread a marginpar note in more than one page?

I'm using the standard class book with a lot of marginpar notes and few footnotes also; until here all is fine. My problem starts when I have very large margin notes that barely fit on one page, using ...
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How to remove margin notes space in book class?

By default, the "book" class produces a layout with a big space for margin notes. One consequence of this behavior is the binding side has a smaller margin than the other side (with the twoside option ...
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Align marginpar with top of current paragraph

I am using \usepackage{backref} to create a back reference in my bibliography. That part is working fine. I am now attempting to use \marginpar to have those references show in the margin, like so: ...
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centered margin text (with KOMA Script and Tikz)

The following MWE sets some boxed texts on the margin: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \marginline{\tikz[baseline=(n.base)]\node[rounded ...
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Note in the corner of a LaTeX document

I would like to put a small note in the upper right corner of my LaTeX document to put my initials for instance. How can I achieve this?
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how can i make the marginpar note have a number like footnote command does

how can i make the marginpar note have a number like footnote command does? just like this picture show,
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How to add a side by note in LaTeX

How can i produce the following image TeX commands of this would be extremely helpful.
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Lost control with \marginpar

I want to include marginal notes only on the left side of a large document. (For your information, I have included all the packages listed in the preamble of the document in the following minimal ...
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How to better adjust placement of frametitle converted to marginpar in beamerarticle?

I'm using beamer and beamerarticle for my class notes. I would like to include frametitles as margin notes in <article> mode aligned with frame content but they are a little bit misplaced. ...
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Text alignment in a Marginpar (Arabic)

how can I write a marginpar in Arabic with a text alignment from right to left. I use XeLaTeX. When I write \marginpar{{\A كتاب حلية الأبدال وما يظهر عنها من المعارف والأحوال}} Then that comes ...
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Using index information to generate cross references

The idea is to use the index information to automatically generate cross references. If an index entry refers to more than 1 page (e.g., "Smith, John 5, 9"), then the index entry along with the other ...
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\marginpar trick: not considered as float

I've found on the net a useful trick that does exactly what the title says. This is the code: \newcommand{\mymarginpar}[1]{% ...
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Set custom page text/line width in memoir for sidepars

I wish to lay out a page using the memoir package so it has dimensions something like this: # <-- 21.6cm (Letter stock) --> # # Margin | Content | | Note | Margin # ...
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scrbook: remove margin notes for index entries [closed]

I'm using the scrbook class. I don't like the way that my index entries are included as margin notes. How can I prevent the index entries from being shown in the margins? I consulted the KOMA-Script ...
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How to merge marginpars to avoid overflows?

I am using margins to print keywords but sometimes the number of keywords in a paragraph become too many and they appear beside the next paragraphs. To avoid this issue, I thought maybe they could be ...
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Side notes marking multiple lines of text

I am looking for a method to put small side notes next to the text, by simultanously marking the amount of lines to which the note refers. So, something like this: I was trying many methods like ...
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Placement of margins notes on even pages

I'm writing a textbook and am using \marginpar to put a mnemonic on the margins (a triangle and a writing hand symbol from the marvosym package) for the reader to work out the derivation in the text. ...
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\listings environment inside \marginnote?

Is it possible to use \listings or similar environment inside \marginnote or in margins in general? \marginnote{ \begin{lstlisting} test \end{lstlisting} } If not, what would be a ...
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Change marginpar Font

How do you change the font used for a \marginpar? I am using xltxtra, and am seeking to use an OpenType font. MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Marginpar does not appear in ledmac numbered text

For some reason my marginal notes don't appear. Is it because of line numbering? % XeLaTeX can use any Mac OS X font. See the setromanfont command below. % Input to XeLaTeX is full Unicode, so ...
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Implementing marginfigure

sorry for the absolutely beginner question here. I've been looking at the tufte-latex class, specifically the tufte sample book. It makes use of marginfigures, which I believe are provided by the ...
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Add vertical line margin-aligned from a given point through subsequent pages

Using the memoir package, I would like to have a vertical line on my margin like this: Some leading content ... vertical space ... ---------------------------------- XYZ | Content A | ...
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vertical placement of graphics in marginpar

I'd like to put small graphics into the margin via \marginpar. The top of the figures shall be aligned to the top of the text line they refer to. I found around here the suggestion to put a \vskip0pt ...
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Printable margin notes that leave rest of the content intact

Let me give you some background on my problem. I am working on application which generates and compiles LaTeX code. For debugging purposes I need it to add some additional informations next to the ...
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How to lock a static text in the margin in ConTeXt?

Even though I have a some manuals at hand I can't seem to find a solution for my problem. Within an invoice I created with ConTeXt (MkIV) I have placed a short paragraph in the right margin. This ...
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Too much vertical space before \part when using \marginpar

When I use a \marginpar{...} before \part{...} on a new page, I get a big space on the top of that page. Below is a screenshot, where the left one was typeset with marginpar, the right one without: ...
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Vertical space depending on height of marginpar

I'd like to set a law text consisting of articles, marginal notes and, in most cases, paragraphs (\abs). The marginal notes should always start on the same line as the first line of the article text, ...
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Marginpar on a fixed side of two-column double-sided memoir document

I have a two-column, double-sided document class based on memoir, where the wide margin is always on the left. I would like the \marginpar to always be in this left margin, irrespective of whether it ...
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Using a lot of marginpars

I need to use a lot of marginpars and hit "Too many unprocessed floats" as a result. I'm already using the morefloats package with maxfloats set to 100, but it's not enough sometimes. I'm thinking a ...