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

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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 ...
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how to control font and paragraph formatting in margins

i'm having a hard time to figure out how to control the exact appearance of margin text (such as is output by the \marginpar command). i'm using XeLaTeX with packages such as geometry, fontspec, ...
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Horizontal alignment of margin notes in nested enumitem list

I would like to be able to 'tag' certain list items in an enumitem list with a mark in the left margin. I would like the marks in the left margin to be horizontally aligned with respect to each ...
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Asymmetrical layout in two-sided document

I use two-sided document mode in Book class KOMA Script. It works well in the sense that the ToC, chapters, titles starts from the odd pages. Exactly we I need in a book. In a recent book I need to ...
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Margin notes on both left and right?

I've been trying to put margin notes in both the left and the right margins at the same time. My attempts have gone something like: Lorem{\reversemarginpar\marginpar{Left}} ipsum ...
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How can I place an image in a marginpar and make it position itself according to the top of the image

As demonstrated by the following MWE, I've placed a simple image in the margin of a document. What appears to happen is the caption text is vertically aligned with the line that I type the \marginpar ...
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How to suppress “underfull \vbox” warning for one specific \marginpar

I have just started using LaTeX, so forgive me if this is a basic question. I have a \marginpar in a two column article. It is very narrow (despite me increasing \marginparwidth). When the document is ...
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How to flow a marginpar that does not fit to next page (or: how to write text with lots of margin notes)? [duplicate]

I analyse an interview transcript and would like to add plenty of notes in the margin. Sometimes these margin notes will not fit on the current page, and thus I would like them to flow to the next ...
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Why does the \marginpar not appear on the left page?

I am working on a book right now and the margin notes are not appearing on the left-side pages. I tried using mparhack but it made no difference. Is my geometry, fancy style or another package ...
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\marginpar and \begin{align}

I want to use \marginpar directly beside a formula within a \begin{align} statement. I tried: \begin{align} E^2 \end{align} \marginpar{Not correct} but the 'Not correct' statement is written ...
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margin note left of an equation? [closed]

How is it possible to place a margin note left of an equation? I'm using scrartcl from KOMAScript. I set \reversemarginpar, then I tried with \marginnote from the package marginnote and also with ...
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How can I make an environment so that I can reserve space for text next to a figure?

I'm working on a layout for a custom textbook class, and I'm having issues getting this environment to work as I like. Here's a shot of my current working layout: I'd like to be able to make an ...
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longtable captions in marginpar

I used floatrow to put all my captions (figure, table, listing) into the margin. The only captions left that i'm unable to put there belong to the longtable environment. Is there a way to put the ...
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Remove Marginpar from Classicthesis 4.1

I am searching for a safe method to remove the \marginpar feature in classicthesis. My corrector would rather have the text use the whole page. I am not that firm in LaTeX, so I tried to simply remove ...
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Tufte-Latex: How do I stop marginfigure from inserting inline space?

I want to use marginfigure, but it is inserting space inline. Check out my minimal example: documentclass{tufte-book} \begin{document} Hello\begin{marginfigure}$2+2=4$\end{marginfigure}I'm new here. ...
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Caption number increases by two for every inclusion

I am trying to typeset my captions in margin using marginpar and captionof. Here is what I get by the MWE. Note the wrong caption numbers. The first caption is included using macro \fixedmarginpar ...
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Inserting a line to separate the text and the margin note

How can I insert a vertical line through a whole page to separate the text and the margin notes?
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Vertical spacing between sidenotes (and, between sidenotes and captions) in tufte-book

Within from LyX, using various sidenotes in a tufte-latex-book environment, along with float figures, results sometimes in an overlapping of sidenotes and caption(s). For example, two sidenotes ...
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Alignment of margin floats

I am using the code from margin-floats-and-hyperlinks. It works nicely, however the figure generated is not left aligned in the margin as the caption below it is. I also tried \raggedright as ...
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How do I 'stack' marginnotes that are triggered on the same line?

I'm trying out a new definition style for my thesis. If a new term is introduced, I repeat it in the margin (and emphasize it inline). A simplified demonstration: \newcommand*{\idef}[1]{% ...
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marginpar anchored by pages not by text

I'm using marginpar to put margin figures in a document - there are $n$ pages and $n$ figures so I'd like to have one on each page, anchored to the first line of text on each page - at the moment I ...
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Position margin notes relative to left margin in plain TeX

I want to add margin notes in the Tufte style to my Plain TeX document. (I'm using eplain, if that matters.) I know that if I were using LaTeX I could just use tufte-latex, but as a thorough ...
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How to create twoside book with oneside margin?

I want to make a twoside book with oneside margin such: odd pages: even pages: full header, with margin figure(or table): I used tufte-book class, but cannot set margins as i need. It's margins ...
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How to reverse margin of tufte-book?

I want to change position of tufte-book(twoside) class in my thesis. In normal mode, margins for odd pages is on the right side and for evens, is on the left side of page. I want to change the ...
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Change marginpar for each page

I want to be able to change the marginpar and right values for each page, depending if the page has notes or not. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[top=3cm, bottom=3cm, left=3cm, right=8cm, ...
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How can I insert a small image in a side note?

I want to insert small images in sidenotes. Is it possible (everything seems to)? How could I do it?
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Vertical align a marginpar with the first line of a paragraph [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Align marginpar with beginning of paragraph Is there a way to vertical align a marginpar with the first line of a paragraph, instead of the last?
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Adjusting figures or images in margins

Say I want figures to be placed in the margins. I have the following code which produces: \documentclass[11pt,twoside,openany]{book} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How can I put real notes in the margin?

I'm looking to write a fictional description/discussion by a 'scholar' of an alien race for an RPG, but I can see this being handy elsewhere. I'd like to put his 'notes' in the margins of some text ...
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vspace in marginpar adds unwanted vertical space

I am trying to finetune the position of marginpars using \vspace. However, the result is not as expected and even if I include vspace{0pt} the marginpar get's pushed down, as the MWE below ...
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Margin notes with a pointing arrow that are automatically vertically adjusted

I am trying to emulate margin notes as they are in my (favourite) macroeconomics textbook. The crucial thing here is that the little arrow points to the line where the margin note is set. I have ...
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Sidenote formatting

I want to have sidenotes (alternate footnotes) in the margin. I found this code on the Latex Community website. \newcommand{\sidenote}[1]{% ...
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“Dynamic Endnotes” (footnotes on side): what to do with footnotes at the end of the page?

I want to use what Bringhurst calls "dynamic endnotes", i.e. footnotes in the marginpar. This can be easily achieved with the footmisc package. However, I need some support and guidance how to handle ...
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Making \marginpar work with tex4ht

I tried using \marginpar using tex4ht and pdflatex. Here is the PDF output: Here is the HTML output: Is it possible to configure tex4ht to produce HTML output with good looking marginal notes? ...
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Altered marginpar conflicts with biblatex citation

Consider the MWE below: \documentclass[10pt,twoside,onecolumn,openright,draft]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage[french]{babel} ...
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Page header with gray background and without margin

After finishing my thesis in LaTeX (I am an absolute newcomer) I've been asked to format it in a specific design matching a doc-file I received. I've managed to change titles and fonts and margins ...
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Marginnote on left side only, using document class book with twoside

I'm trying to use marginnote on document class book with twoside, but I can't see to get the margin notes strictly on the left. I don't want to be putting \reversemarginpar on all the odd pages. Can ...
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Objective: To separate text column from figures column in every page

I don't know if this has been asked before. But so far nothing has come up with my search. In some books, the figures are placed at the outer side of the page like in the picture below. Is this ...
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How can I replace footnotes for non-floating marginal notes?

How can I replace footnotes for non-floating marginal notes? I have tried to replace my footnotes for sidenotes with footmisc package's side option, but they continue to be floats, like every ...
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marginnote always on right side of the page

My documentclass is book, so I've got an even and odd sides. I like that the equation number are always aligned on the right side - independent of the page (even/odd). I started using marginnotes. I ...
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Send (and stack) \marginpar to the top or the bottom of the page

I'm looking to define something like \topmarginpar{<text>}, which would essentially create a \marginpar{<text>} and align its top with the top of the current page. I would also like ...
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Words don't wrap inside redefined \marginpar{}

I have tried to play with a MWE from @cmhughes in this topic, and discovered that words inside \marginpar do not wrap like they should. Here is a MWE: ...
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\marginpar border with grey background and round black edges

I often use \marginpar{} which is boring to me. Is there a way to add grey background and round black edges so it would look like this:
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Text in outer margin of multiple columns

I want to put some text in the outer margin (by which I mean on the left side of the page of even pages and on the right side of odd pages) of the page. My naive approach of using \inoutermargin{Text} ...
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Periodic word count in margin

I need to have a continuous word count for an assignment. This is either in the form of a note in the margin or one parenthesised in-text every 100 words or so. For instance, ----- TEXT ------|- ...