{margins} is about dealing with (above all, changing) the margins of (whole) pages and, conversely, the width and height of the textblock and its positioning on the page. Popular packages are {geometry} and {typearea}. For changing the "margins" in the middle of a page, use {indentation} instead.

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Problem with bottom margin in “margin” style of res.cls

I'm creating a resume using the res.cls package and I'm using the margin style option, which specifies that section titles are to the left of the body text. This essentially makes it look like there ...
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Page content going beyond margins

While writing my curriculum I have faced a problem where the content goes beyond defined margins. The margins are represented by the lines in this image: (the black border to the right is my PDF ...
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Margins Problem [on hold]

%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % % New template code for TAMU Theses and Dissertations starting Fall 2012. % For more info about this template or the % TAMU LaTeX User's Group, ...
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Enumeration isn't properly indented from left

I have such a code: %Start a document \begin{document} %Make nice title \maketitle \section{Zadání úlohy} \subsection{Úkoly} %Enumeration with custom labels \begin{enumerate}[label=\bfseries Úkol ...
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margin environment in preample

I've been using a code obtained with much help from others on here. \documentclass{book} \usepackage[many]{tcolorbox} \usepackage{changepage} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Latex text goes out of bottom margine and get clipped

Following is the code that gives the wired result. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt, oneside]{book} %enable linespacing commands% \usepackage{setspace} %set onehalf line spacing \onehalfspacing ...
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Changing the top margin of one single page with typearea package

I have a bit of an exotic problem. I have a large document and want to extend the vertical margins of one specific page (publication list) in order to fit everything into one page. Extending the ...
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\hrule with vertical margin

Is it possible to specify a vertical margin for \rule or \hrule? When I say abc \hrule def the line "touches" the text above and below, so I would like it to have a margin of about 1mm.
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Make the page number Lower in TOC

I am writing my master thesis on latex and I had a problem because the University wants specific margin (top=2.5cm,right=2.5cm,left=3cm,bottom=2.5cm) and also when any chapter starts the top margin ...
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How to center horizontally the text area in the “tufte-book” class?

In the following code, I want to center horizontally the text area (main body+margin area), but the centering option of the geometry package doesn't have any affects. Is there a way to do this? ...
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Draw page frame with words in margin

I am currently making exam papers using latex exam class. I would like to have the page frame with the word `Answer written in the margins will not be marked' on both margins, and the header or footer ...
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Wider margings but only in a zone (authors)

I am using the ACM stylesheet to produce a paper with five authors. This means that the area under the title where all author names are is quite crammed and all the affiliations are split over ...
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Overfull hbox in matrix

I am typing up a technical report that contains many large matrices. I am looking for a way to print these matrices with an equation number next to them without getting an overfull \hbox error. I ...
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Putting figures+caption in the margin

Is there a "clean" way to make figures and their caption appear in the margin? I'm using memoir with the companion pagestyle, so the margin is quite assymmetric and I think it might look nice enough ...
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How to adjust textwidth and textheight to paper size in mid document? (and header and footer “length” as well)

I want to adjust textwidth and textheight to papersize in mid document, that simple. I am planning to change some pages paper size, but I need both the header, footer and text to adjust (better if ...
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Margin content in Tufte's book class

Sorry, no MWE on this one, it's a general question about the Tufte book class. I noticed that margin content is top-aligned with the point in the main text that declares it: I know I can adjust the ...
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scrbook pagemargins with titlepage

I've finished writing my Bachelor's thesis and want it printed like a book. So I need to make the inner margins a bit broader than the outer ones ("BCOR"). Additionally, I want my chapters always to ...
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How to add double line border to a page?

I'm looking for options to add double line border to a page ; left hand top corner of border is mentioned below (border will be continous for entire page width and height).
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How to improve this custom MLA formatting?

I am required to follow a certain formatting that resembles MLA style. There has to be a 1/2" header top margin (the header being the "Essay #1:..." part). There has to be a 1" body top margin (the ...
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Why is my text going over the margin?

I have written a paragraph of text and one line is protruding out into the right margin. I am completely baffled, can anyone help? My text is thus "... cohomology of the base manifold. These ...
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how to stop table from going out of the page under LyX?

Here is the table source code: \begin{table}[H] \begin{tabular}{|c||c||c||c||c||c|} \hline & \textbf{Inspiration for new clothes} & \textbf{Purchase clothes/year} & \textbf{Period of ...
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Is it possible to typeset with angled margins?

I'm typesetting a book using memoir in XeLaTeX, but on some pages, as an accent, I would like to make an angled margin, something like this: Even if I have to define the page limit separately ...
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Automatically switching the margin

I created some new commands to type the question and answer in the margin under "You Try It": \newcommand{\margins}[1]{ \marginnote{ \flushleft{\color{framerule}{Simplify: \; #1}}}[-1cm] } ...
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Creating a document with no borders or margins

I want to create a small flyer. It should be folded once and have four pages in total. Also, I need a special geometry. So far, I am trying to achieve that using minipages. Here is my MWE: ...
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\textheight reduced by one inch?

I have the following in my preamble (actually it is in a file \include d): % One inch margins, NO HEADERS \setlength{\textwidth}{468pt} \setlength{\textheight}{630pt} \setlength{\topmargin}{0in} ...
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Too large top margin at the new page

Here is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,13pt,russian]{extreport} \usepackage{extsizes} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[russian]{babel} \usepackage{vmargin} ...
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Creating a new list Environment, how to change the length of \items

The code for the environment is bellow, For the longer lines in \list item how do I change the length of the \items so that it lines up with the date? Basically I want a kind of "margin" that is on ...
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Right minipage goes outside of margin [duplicate]

I have two minipages side-by-side. However, the right one goes outside of the right margin even though I specify the correct widths. As a consequence, the text is no longer aligned on the right. Here ...
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anchor tikz at the left margin

I would like to place a tikz picture at the left margin location of the current line. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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How can I get the same margin to a verbatim environment as the fleqn option gives to equation

When I use a verbatim environment, I'd like to have some margin, of the same length as those provided by the fleqn option when using an equation environment. \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{article} ...
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Margin & style difference front page

Okay, a lot of questions have been asked about this already but I still couldn't really find the answers I was looking for. There's this standard front page I need to use for my thesis that has these ...
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How to even out margins around a border?

Any ideas as to why the document seems to shift up and to the right on the page? I've tried using {anysize} and {geometry} to adjust the borders but I've had some issues. With {geometry} the margin ...
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Problem to redefine margin in a \begingroup section

I am triing to redefine locally the margin for a part of my document, so I do this : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{tabulary} \begin{document} ...
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MacTex different chapter margins in different cases

I'm totally newbie in TeX and looking for help. I need to configure chapter styles according to requirements given by my university. It requires chapter to have top margin of 18pt and of 36pt if it ...
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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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automatic way to make sure that the formulas and text does not go beyond the margin

Is there any automatic way to make sure that the formulas and text does not go beyond the margin in latex. Not \linebreak in appropriate places. My text/math formulas are going beyond the margin in ...
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Beamer: print slides and notes on A4 paper correctly

Following up on this question, I have the MWE example below, that works well except for when I want to print the resulting pdf, which becomes completely shrunk ... so small that I cannot read the ...
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vbox of 0 height still adding margin

There is this box that I want to place next to a description list. It should not affect the list itself. I'm using an mbox and within the mbox a vbox with a height of 0. However, it still pushes the ...
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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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Making a class to change the margins of TeX file, it fails

I'm currently trying to develop my own resume however I'm having trouble making a .cls file that does anything that makes since. As of now I'm simply trying to change the margins. Tex file ...
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glossaries \gls prints too wide

I am using the glossaries package to define acronyms in my thesis report. When I use \gls{} command to print an acronym in the body of the text, the printed line exceeds the margin (too wide). ...
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How to change margins in a thesis template?

I'm using an online available LaTeX template for my PhD thesis. In the template, the margins are the following: \setmarginsrb {1.5in} % left margin {0.6in} % ...
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remove blank space before text under figure when using sidecaption and memoir class

As you can see, when using sidecaption in memoir class, the text in the margin control the text position under the tabulate. Is it possible to remove all this blankspace under the tabular ...
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custom template change of leftmargin and rightmargin on new page

I have using own custom LaTeX Class file and how to change the oddside and evenside margin in the new page to End of the document. I'm not possible to use \newgeometry options because more development ...
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Colored box with image and text, no margins

I would be extremely grateful to get some help with this following problem: I would like to have following outcome: Where the grey box is all the way out in the margin, but the image and the rest ...
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Aligning a minipage in the absolute top left

I'm formatting a cover design in LaTeX. The cover has pages of 145×210mm which includes 3mm margin. The side should be 13.93mm wide and the bleed is 3mm. This gives me the following code, which ...
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KOMAoptions{headsepline = true, footsepline = true} change geometry settings

I am using tex(-based techniques) for the first time. Currently I am writing my doctoral thesis via pdflatex and encounter an annoying problem: My university predetermines very strict page geometry ...
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How to eliminate extra margins around text? [duplicate]

I have a problem that the regular text of the article adds extra margins to the specified margins. To make it more clear, whatever I do, the text is "narrower" than what I specify with the geometry ...
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Small adjustments in formatting to make my work fit on an integer number of pages

Suppose I am doing some work which does not have very tight formatting restrictions. My work goes a little bit over 2 pages, but, if I change the margins from 1 inch to .97 inches, the work fits on 2 ...
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How to put question numbers in margin?

I'm trying to put numbering to the solutions of my assignment in the margin of my document like so: Ideally I'd like to enter the numbers "1.", "2.", ... etc. manually, i.e. not have them numbered ...