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Page Layout of Songs Package problems

I'm creating a Songbook from the songs package. Currently I am having an issue with the format of the page. If the song is too long it doesn't break on the page end and goes to the second column. ...
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Bleed into margins automatically to prevent orphans?

When I set my papers, it sometimes happens that the last line of a paragraph is very short, in extreme cases just a single word, perhaps a page number. I have set \clubpenalty to 10000, of course, ...
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Change \textwidth and \textheight in mid-environment

First, this is not a copy of Change \textwidth and \textheight in mid-document as I can't set a manual \pagebreak and \newgeometry or \restoregeometry thereafter. I want to change the footer size for ...
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Text missing from top of page: margins?

When building and viewing LaTeX > PDF on TeXnic Centre, I am having run-over paragraphs missing the first line of text. (by run-over I mean paragraphs that move onto a new page due to a pagebreak ...
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Change page layout after first page

currently I'm trying to prepare a letter head with XeLaTeX. The first page of the letter should have a sidebar on the right. For this sidebar, the text width should be shrinked to approx. 80% of its ...
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Two margin woes

I have two problems with my margins. One is that when I print the margins, I can't seem to get them to come out properly. I have \usepackage[top = 1in, bottom = 1in, left = 1.5in, right = ...
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using \marginnote inside a math environment in tufte-book

I've recently started using tufte-book for typesetting solutions to math problems. I like it very much that you're encouraged to use the margin, which is very nice for giving hints, pointers and ...
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Seemingly random left margin after page break

My document seems to be switching left margins at random and I do not know what is causing this. I am running MacTex and compiling it like this latex thesis.tex bibtex A bibtex B latex thesis.tex ...
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How to change the page layout back and forth?

I'm trying to do some absolute placement on a page but because I use pdflscape, I can't use the textpos package for this. I tried around a bit with moving with \hspace* and \vspace* but this is very ...
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What happens when \textheight changes mid-document?

I know it's generally considered to be unwise, but I need to understand what happens when \textheight changes mid-document. From this example, it appears that the change takes effect on the next page, ...
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Enlarge a single page

How may I enlarge a single page in LaTeX? I need this for the summary of a thesis that has to fit on a single page without respect to an eyecandy design. In order to move the lower border, I was ...
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Continue a sentence without page break [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Widow word on a page? I thought LaTeX wouldn't do that. How to eliminate unnecessary page break in LaTeX? I have the following problem: In the end of my document, ...
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Squeeze some more lines on the current page

During the last phase of layout I frequently get a single line or two on a separate page. Rather then pulling the whole paragraph on that last page I would like to "squeeze" the lines on the previous ...