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tabularx table and the indentation from the addmargin environment

I have a problem with the indentation done by the addmargin environment of the koma script and the use of tabularx table. Clearly the \textwidth uses the original width of the text and not the smaller ...
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1answer
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KOMA-Script typearea and DIV

I was going through the KOMA-script Documentation and I found on page 32 a nice table with the type area according to the number of DIV you set up your document. Now, I MUST be doing something ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
48 views

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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margins or line breaks in koma-script table of content

Entries in my KOMA-script TOC spread too close from the page numbers: One solution is to use a short title and insert in it a line-break, but this is not an acceptable solution. I am trying to ...
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Draw user defined print margin

How can one draw a box on each page (KOMA class srcreprt) to show a user defined print margin. E.g. the box should be 25 mm from each page margin (which might be different from the actual layout ...
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KOMA-Script/Twoside > Extra right margin on odd and even page :-S

I'm trying to use KOMA-Script with scrbook class but whatever I do, I always have an extra margin on the right of every page. Does anyone have an idea to strip of this space ? Here are some ...
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1answer
508 views

koma-scrlttr2: bottom margin is immense, how to reduce?

I'm really struggling with what seems like it should be a simple layout question for KOMA scrlttr2. I simply cannot find any way to get the bottom margin of a letter to be anything less than 2 ...
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1answer
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increasing margins for a single page in KOMA class

I am using the following KOMA document class \documentclass[12pt,captions=nooneline,DIV=14, parskip=half]{scrartcl} everything is fine except that at one point I include 4 pictures in one single ...
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2answers
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KOMA script - widening text width

I have a longtable that is about 14cm wide and the text width of 12 cm. Therefore I would like to widen the text width on two pages for 2 cm, toward the outer edge of the page. I have "discovered" ...
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1answer
328 views

Page layout design in KOMA script

This is follow up of the previous question, Document class for designing a book. Majority of respondents suggested that I design the the page layout using the class I was using for writing the text, ...
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2answers
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Text width in one sided documents?

Example: \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=10pt, parskip=half, DIV=9]{scrartcl} How do I calculate text width? In particular: I understand that DIV=9 specifies that the page is divided into nine ...
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1answer
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How to get Tufte-like margins with the KOMA book class?

I asked similar question here How to have headers, section headings, and figures expand into the margin? From Document class for designing a book I want to have new insight... ...
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1answer
195 views

Why is the default line length in the KOMA scrreprt documentclass longer than recommended?

When using the documentclass scrreprt (KOMA scripts) with the default parameters (a4paper, 11pt, DIV10), I observe line lengths between 81 and 85 characters (including spaces and punctuation, 78 to 85 ...
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1answer
108 views

Disable binding compensation for titlepage

How do you disable the binding compensation in KOMAscript (e.g. \documentclass[BCOR10mm]{scrbook}) on the titlepage? I use the titlepage package and the fullsizetitle environment, but this is not ...
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1answer
103 views

Center align caption on margin

I am trying to align figure caption on the outer margin with koma-script, but no matter what I tried the option centeredbeside does not work. \documentclass[captions=centeredbeside]{scrbook} ...
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1answer
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Is there a bleed correction in KOMA?

I'm preparing a book (text only) using the scrbook class of the KOMA-Script that in the end should have A5 sized pages. To do that, I have to prepare a PDF that has slightly larger pages, since the ...
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1answer
251 views

Footnotes too close to the text in KOMA scrartcl class

I use the scrartcl KOMA class and I find the footnote too close to the bottom of my text. How can I change it? I would like to have more space between them and have more text on a single page. I ...
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1answer
189 views

How to obtain golden ratio for KOMA article class

I use \documentclass[11pt,captions=nooneline]{scrartcl} and I would like to know how I can achieve better margins than default. Apparently, the typerea package can help but I find the documentation ...
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1answer
270 views

Headers with vertical rule with Koma-Script

I am trying to obtain the following headers with scrbook: numbers half-way into the margin, a a rule that extends up to (touches) the upper edge of the page, running heads should be within text ...
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Different margin on first page

To meet the conditions of our corporate design I need other margins on the first page of each document. The normal page layout is given by \usepackage[left=3cm,right=2cm,bottom=3cm,top=2cm]{geometry} ...
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2answers
385 views

Page width problem in CV (Koma-script)

I am trying to compile my CV using the scrartcl document class. I am struggling a lot to reduce the margin on the right side of the page. If e.g. the university name is too long, it will follow on the ...
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2answers
249 views

Custom border for glossary and index pages

I'm preparing a technical book in Latex using KOMA script srcbook class and I would like to add a gray border ONLY to glossary and index pages. The idea is to make them easy to find when the book is ...
5
votes
1answer
403 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
194 views

KOMA-Script: Adjust text region based on header height

I'd like to put an image into the headline using scrpage2, but the text runs through the image, because the height of the headline seems not to be adjusted. The KOMA-Script documentation doesn't seem ...
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1answer
118 views

LaTeX CV, change pagenumber position

I am preparing my CV in germany using the currvita Package. Unfortunally the pagenumbers on the bottom of the page are not really at the bottom of the page. There is something like 5 cm between the ...
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1answer
588 views

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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1answer
891 views

Printing on A4 - standard classes vs. KOMA-Script classes

As I'm located in Europe the standard paper size is A4. So far I was normally using either \documentclass[a4paper]{article} or even simply \documentclass{article}. Recently I spotted sections (1.1) ...
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votes
2answers
771 views

KOMA-Script unequal left/right margin

I'm using the following header \documentclass[fontsize=11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts,hyperref} \begin{document} \large %%% Header %%% \title{My Title} \author{John J. Johnson} ...
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2answers
314 views

Changing text area for Table of Contents in Koma Script

My friend is just about to submit her Diplomarbeit (German M.Sc.) and she bumped into a tiny corner of Koma-Script. The Table of Contents was just a tiny bit too long. Thus, one chapter was forced ...
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1answer
505 views

Increasing left margins when using scrbook with geometry

I am producing a very large book and need to shift the pages just a little to the right because of excess content generated in the left margin. I cannot have it set both margins bigger as the problem ...
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vote
1answer
662 views

KOMA-Script footer margins

I am doing one-page documents with title and I need more space so all text can be put on that page. I achieve this by \typearea{12}. What happens is that the footer margin gets absurdly large (say, ...
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vote
1answer
329 views

scrbook margin - ratio between top and bottom is wrong

I use the following document class \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside]{scrbook} with default header and footer (chapter/section in header and the page number in the footer) My problem is, that ...
5
votes
1answer
563 views

BCOR not part of paper dimensions

First of all: This is my first attempt using to the KOMA-classes. It seems to me that the binding correction is not taken into account in what I am trying right now. If I understand typearea right, ...
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3answers
2k views

Nicely force 66 characters per line

I would like to have "something" (a package, a trick, a macro, ...?) that makes it possible for me to nicely play with the margins (or the layout) in order to set the average or typical number of ...
5
votes
1answer
600 views

Combine geometry and KOMA-Script’s DIV calculation (or: Make \newgeometry only set the explictitly given values)

I wonder if it is possible to combine geometry and the type area calculation of KOMA-Script. I’d like to use the calculated area but set (e.g.) the top margin to 1cm, without touching the other ...
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1answer
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Overview of Margins in KOMA Script/TypeArea

I am looking for some dimensions associated to page layout using the KOMA Script classes. However, I find it very difficult to find the individual commands. Does there exist something like such an ...
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votes
1answer
507 views

Specifying margin width manually

I'm trying to write my CV in LaTeX. I'm using a template which I got on-line. But the margins are huge. I need the top and bottom margin to be only 1 inch. The LaTeX code is: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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vote
1answer
682 views

scrbook page numbers margin problem

I was looking for the setting to adjust the vertical margin of the page numbers in the scrbook class but haven't found anything. I want to have them "nearer" to the page margin. ...
3
votes
1answer
320 views

problem with scrpage2 and coloured borders

I'm trying to do this \usepackage{scrpage2} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \usetikzlibrary{calc} %\usetikzlibrary{intersections} %\tikzset{variable/.default=} ...
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votes
3answers
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Change \headheight for a \pagestyle

I have a document class that auto generates header from some user input. The problem is the first page should have a different page header than the others and the headline can be multi line. So ...
3
votes
1answer
623 views

Margins too wide using a5paper Koma-Script option

This is my preamble: \documentclass[a5paper, DIV=classic, 12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{xltxtra,fontspec,graphicx,xunicode,color,lettrine} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text, Ligatures={Rare}, ...
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votes
2answers
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How to reduce the margins

I am making a report using latex, it is looking fine but there is a really large space taken up by the margins. Here is the main tex file \documentclass[fontsize=13pt]{scrreprt} ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Change page margins for one single page inside the document

I am writing a document , A4, using KOMA-Scripts (scrbook) and inside my document i have a Flowchart which doesn't pass in portrait. I used \KOMAoptions{paper=landscape} \recalctypearea ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to define a custom PDF page size without margins and header/footer? KOMAscript

I want to create a PDF file with pdflatex which has a custom page size: \pdfpagewidth=680.6pt \pdfpageheight=441.0pt and which will be used completely for typesetting (no margins, no header or ...
10
votes
3answers
3k views

Remove margins for title page

The scrbook class calculates margins automatically. For the title page of a book, I would like no margins at all, so that the text would be centered properly. How can I disable all margins for the ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

KOMA handling of even/odd pages

I don't know if this is a bug or a configuration option that I've missed, but I've just noticed that in my document, KOMA script is putting odd pages on the right and even on the left, and yet the ...
8
votes
1answer
668 views

How to configure KOMA classes such that the bottom margin of a page equals its top margin?

I know that I could simply use the geometry package but is there a way to invoke that behaviour directly in the classes? As far as I know, KOMA always tries to keep the bottom margin twice the size ...
2
votes
1answer
515 views

pdfx , trim size and margins

I'm using scrbook with forced margins and pdfx to produce PDF/X-1a compliant documents for the publisher. pdfx resizes the document and puts the trimed document in the bottom left corner. I'm not ...
10
votes
3answers
842 views

Making one margin bigger to allow margin notes in KOMA script

I want to add margin notes using KOMA script's \marginline. I don't want to get into the tricky business of manually setting a lot of typearea lengths myself, I just want to make the outside margin a ...