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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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extending captions for A3 pages

Im writing my Thesis in A4 format and sometimes I need to use A3 pages for bigger images. I managed to create a single A3 page within the A4 document and I extended the header up to the right margin. ...
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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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A5/B5 papersize book with margin notes

I am trying to make a diary that will have a book-like page structure with side notes in A5/B5 paper size. I was able to create the style I want, but it can only be applied using an article ...
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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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ClassicThesis to B5paper [duplicate]

I'm using ClassicThesis v.4.1. for my Thesis. The thesis should be published in B5 size. How do I adapt classicthesis (A4) to B5? I have tried ...
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Default layout is not as expected

I just started to learn LaTeX after seeing some amazing examples of scientific articles produced using it; I was also told that, unlike some other other text programs, LaTeX automatically produces ...
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Use of the color package changes the height of the text block

Here is the packages in my documents: \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{color} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1} ...
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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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Shrink margins by reducing paper size

Often we are forced to write our manuscripts with a specific style file or document class, which sometimes has ridiculously large margins. Is there an easy way to work out how to shrink the paper size ...
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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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Slight discrepancy in left/right margins

This is what I'm using: \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=4cm,rmargin=4cm,bindingoffset=0cm]{geometry} For some reasons, when I print out my document, there seems to be a slight 1-2mm ...
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Printing Checks with Latex [closed]

This is my first time working with Latex and I'm using Texmaker to create it in. I was hoping to find some GUI Editing tool that kind of let me drag and drop things where I wanted them but couldn't ...
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Arithmetic in arguments to the geometry package

I'd like to use the geometry package to auto-crop the output of my LaTeX (so that it looks bigger on-screen as I'm editing). I have found a way to remove the margins completely and brutally: ...
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How can I use the layout and twoside options of the geometry package?

When I use the geometry package (2010/09/12 v5.6) for a twoside document with one paper size (e.g. A4) and another layout size (e.g. A5), I had expected that I could print a page, turn the paper, ...
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Default margins for geometry package

I want to explicitly specify sizes of my document. For this purposes I use geometry package. I do the following (I found the solution here): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=2394pt, ...
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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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Landscape, A3/A4 paper with XeTeX

With pdflatex, it seems easy to get a landscape document, on A3 paper. One only needs to add [landscape,a3paper] or [landscape,a4paper] to the document class options. With xelatex, however, these ...
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Rules of thumb for size of binding correction (BCOR)

I was searching for this for a while now and I keep getting referred to an article about binding correction (probably in german) that seems to be offline. Another tip was to measure the horizontal ...
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What do hscale and vscale in the geometry package mean?

What are hscale and vscale? How can I use them? If I use geometry package like the code below, what will happen to the total body? \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{hscale = 0.6, vscale = 0.5} I ...
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How to remove 1 inch paddings without using \hoffset and \voffset?

I usually do the following to remove 1 inch padding. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} \paperwidth=72.27pt \paperheight=72.27pt \voffset=-72.27pt \hoffset=-72.27pt \parindent=0sp ...
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How to express 72.27pt in terms of \oddsidemargin, \textwidth, … that are subtracted from \paperwidth?

By default, LaTeX appends one inch (72.27pt) to the left (and top) of document. Here I want to prove it as follows. But I missed some other page layout macros to subtract from \paperwidth. % the ...
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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 ...
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Page placement using blowup package

I am trying to rescale a book which has the dimensions 152x229 mm set with the geometry package into 165x242mm using the blowup package. After some messing around I have managed to get it to rescale ...